1997  Pittsburg County Queries

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Nora Hiatt Sep 28 1997 Seeking information concerning Thomas and Ruth (Branson) Marsh, living in McAlester late 1880's. Ruth b. Marion IN, m. in Oswego, Labette Co KS, and d. before Nov 1900.


Colleen Ewan Sep 13 1997 Researching Willis Presley Banks, lived in McAlester from around 1910 to 1914, m. 1st)Mary Etta Lewallan, two sons, Ramon and Sam; m.2nd) Mary Jane Whitlow. Any info would be greatly appreciated


Beverly Layton Sep 13 1997 My great grandfather was Samuel Joseph GILLION, he died in Quinton in 1933 -- my ggrandmother was Mary Francis (Fannie) MATHIEWS she lived there until 1941 when she moved to Calif. They are both buried in the Quinton Cem. They had three children: Oscar B., Everett, and Edity Gillion SUBLETT. Samuel's mother was Mary Jane Gillion. If anyone has any information about this family please contact me.


Gina Clingan Mar 31 1997 Searching for any information that I can find for my ggrandparents, Laura SPARKS and John Tidwell KING. John and Laura may have met and married in AR. This is where most of their children were born. One child was born in DeQueen, AR. I know they lived in Pitts Co; estimated dates would be 1900-1912. Ora King and her twin sister, Zora, may have been born in Pitts Co on 30 Nov 1900. Zora died in 1912 and is buried in Mt. Vernon TX.


Shelly Williams Mar 31 1997 Looking for information about Radford BRISTOW. He had a brother named Jim; both were from McAlester. Radford Bristow married Mamie Young. They had two children, Flo and Herman, before they were divorced. Herman died at the age of 32. He was my mother's father. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you. (Mar 31, 1997)


Van Leeuwens Apr 2 1997 Searching for family of James Madison PARSONS, b. 1866 in Hartshorne, OK; wife Margaret Clementine MOON was b. abt 1870. Children: Nellie, James, John, Fred, Grover, Frank, LeRoy, others. James Parsons may have been a sheriff and a Parsons Family Cemetery might be near Hartshorne. Thanks for any help.


Janet Helton Apr 4 1997 Looking for information about Terrell RUSSELL who died 1964 at Quinton, Pittsburg Co, OK m. Phoebe BURNS.


June Medak Apr 1997 I would appreciate any information about Harrry DINGLE, d between 1895 and 1900 - Ruth DINGLE, d between 1895 and 1900 - Sarah Neusum Smith JAMES - born about 1830 - Ireland, died Hartshorne, between 1895 and 1920. Thanks for any help!


Eddie Mills Dugger Apr 1997 Looking for information re Will and Sallie MILLS who lived in Quinton OK. Will b 1869, d 1966. Sallie b 1877, d 1969. Both buried Sans Bois Cem, Haskell Co. Need names of children and siblings. Thanks.


Teresa Burriola Breland Apr 1997 Looking for info on my g-grandfather, Valentine BURRIOLA, b Mex 1883, immigrated to Dow OK around 1900 with wife, Frances DOMINGUES BURRIOLA, b Mex 1888, and his father Nicolas BURRIOLA, b Mex 1850. My grandfather Pete D. BURRIOLA was in a coal mine accident possibly abt 1929. Frances BURRIOLA is said to have died during the 1917-1918 flu epidemic. Thanks in advance for any help.


Lezlie King Apr 1997 Looking for information abt Joseph Jackson "Jack" YOUNG, b. 10 Jan 1894, divorced from Ethel Lee HOOKER. In June 1947 in McAlester, he shot her and then killed himself. She survived. Looking for news stories or obituary. Will exchange research time; I have access to TX newspapers and records at the Dallas Public Library. Please contact me.


Tsa'ni (John) GrosVenor Apr 1997 My ggrandfather, James M. HAYS Jr. moved to Hartshorne, Indian Territory around 1904. His sister, Nancy Jane HAYS died there in 1956. Her last marriage was to a BABB.


Kenneth Lee Black Apr 1997 Looking for information family of Upton Sinclair BLACK, son of Bynum Ferril & Maggie Margaret ENGLISH BLACK; Bynum Black was a Church of Christ preacher in Pittsburg Co. before 1930's.


Jenny Lee Wed Aug 6 13:32:36 1997 Aina Elizabeth BOWERMAN b. Apr 1876 in AR; she married George Washington SWIFT ca 1894. Marriage rec, obituary, or a death certificate? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.


Jenny Lee Apr 1997 Samuel Turner JUSTICE b. 8 Oct 1888 at McAlester. Who where his parents? He m. 1905-1909 to Celeste Elizabeth SWIFT and he died in Tulsa OK. Any information on Samuel would be greatly appreciated.


Sharon Middleton Apr 1997 William Sterling MIDDLETON m. Mamie WILSON in Scipio, 7 Nov 1920. They had two sons, Clifford Wayne MIDDLETON and James Thomas MIDDLETON. We are looking for any Middletons in the area. William Sterling MIDDLETON m.2nd Frankie SOUTH. Would appreciate any information. Contact me at (405) 631-8382 or 631-7947; 109 Pinefield Dr., Okla City OK 73149


Bertha Wise Apr 1997 Looking for information on the GORDON family in Hartshorne between 1900-1920. Joseph A. GORDON m. Mary Ann SORRELLS with children: James, Martha Viola , Nancy A., Leroy, and Nord. Joseph came from Tex. and Mary Ann came from Ark.


Diane Gardner Apr 1997 Looking for information on Charles, Mildred and James GARDNER. In the 1910 soundex, Charles (age 25) listed as head of household living in a rooming house in McAlester; with him: Mildred, sister, age 14; James, brother, age 9.


Mikki Shelton Apr 1997 Looking for information on Charles David and Mary SHATLEY, Ben (?) and Martha (SHATLEY) ARCHER. Living in Pittsburg County from 1910-. Also had one son Edward SHATLEY and another daughter Rhoda (SHATLEY) MORRIS. Ben & Martha had 4 children: Ivy, Charles, Eunice, & Molly. Charles married Ala Belinda HINKLE Dec 24, 1920 in Pittsburg Co. Any information on the above families would be appreciated. Thank You.


Jeanette Apr 1997 Looking for information on Walter SHRUM born approx 1911, and wife, Clara SHRUM, born approx 1915. Their daughter, Clara J. SHRUM was born 6-20-34 in McAlester OK.


Les Quick Thu July 3 13:32:36 1997 James Donald QUICK, b. 10 Mar 1929. His father was Elzia Cleo QUICK. Elzia Quick died when James was only 10 months old. Believe the family came from Shenandoah, TX. Thanks for any information.


Cindy Wallace Wooley May 1997 John William WALLACE, b. 1874 KS, d. 1955 McAlester m. Dell "Sena" KEMP b. 1886 Board Camp AR. d. 1982 McAlester. Had the following children: Clara b. 1912 ; Willie Edith (Billie) b. 1912 (twin to Clara); John Clinton; Thomas Hugh WALLACE b. 1917. Would like any info on this family. Thanks.


Ruth Atteberry Adams May 1997 I am searching for any info on John Albert ATTEBERRY, b. 5-18-1855 Hancock Co, died 1920's Blocker Twp, Pittsburg Co OK.


Norman Davis May 1997 Robert H. WRIGHT b. 4-10-1865, d. 9-13-1926, Pittsburg Co. OK, buried Ashe Creek Cem., married (1st) Amanda Elizabeth GRIFFITH b. 11-19-1863, d. Springfield MO 1-30-1948. They divorced; Robert Wright remarried. One child of 2nd marriage may have been Boyd WRIGHT. Children by 1st marriage: (1) James Roy, William Oren, Thomas Manley Wright. Would like information about children of the second marriage.


Jean FULLER May 1997 Looking for information about the Puterbaugh family for whom Puterbaugh Park in McAlester was named.


Cindy Wallace WOOLEY May 1997 KEMP, Benson b. 1884 Board Camp, AR, d. 1947, McAlester, Pittsburg County, OK, m. Mattie NEIGHORS. Had at least one son, Bunnie KEMP. Would like any info on this family.


Pam HILLEBRAND May 1997 Looking for a Verna CRAWFORD who married Joe BUCKLEY in Pittsburg Co. She died 1924, was born prior to 1900. Verna was 1/2 Cherokee. Thanks for any help.


Roger HELM May 1997 Looking for information and descendants of Mary Rebecca SHRUM who died in McAlester. She was the wife of Jasper N. SHRUM and mother of Edna SHRUM, who is also buried in McAlester. Need headstone information and obituaries for these people. Can anyone recommend a local researcher I can hire to find these?


Maxine REGGIO May 1997 Seeking information on the SKINNER family of Pittsburg, Coal Counties. Jesse Mac SKINNER b. 1844 in KY, died 1911 Coal Co. m. Narcissa Jane MALLICOAT. Had nine children. Other surnames in this line are FITZGERALD, KING, and SMITH.


Donna MANLEY May 1997 Looking for descendants of Ida HOLMES DEAL d. near McAlester. Ida was the sister of my grandfather James S. HOLMES and I would like to share family history. Florence SHORT may be related.


Regina Creekmore Weaver May 1997 SMITH, John E. - said to be a sheriff or marshall in Indian Territory near McAlester 1800's m. Sarah Ann SULLIVAN, who returned to Lawrence Co, AR 1900, listing herself as a widow. I am searching for family that might still be in the area (he and Sarah Ann had 10 children, only 3 of which returned to Arkansas with her) and for any information on John E. or their children. Children include: Little Bee (my great grandfather), Gaybrella Hesterann, Arvilla Elizabeth, Missouri Drusilla, Matilda Josephine, Mollie, Della, Celia, Maggie and Lee.


Sharon Gabel May 1997 Looking for other WELLS researchers in OK, my widowed gmother and her three youngest children later moved to Craig Co. from Pittsburg, between 1916 and 1926. Names: Isaac Kindred WELLS b 14 July 1830 TN Martha Ellen EASTIN b 28 Dec 1835 IL? John Andrew WELLS b 17 Nov 1857 IL Annie Marie Harden/Hardin Cynthia Jewell WELLS b 22 Feb 1861 IL John Adams Rennels Isaac Sherman WELLS b 17 Aug 1869 IL Iris Baker Joseph C. WELLS b 9 Mar 1872 IL Susan Melvin Ritchie Mary Alice WELLS b 21 June 1873 IL Ben Lumbert .


Raymond V. Aydelott May 1997 Seeking information about the Perkins family of Indianola, with children William, Grover, Elizabeth, m. Alex Duval, Cora Belle Perkins m. George Wooten -- parents William and Sarah.


Beverly Layton May 1997 I am looking for information on the GILLION family. My GGrand father was SAMUEL JOSEPH GILLION (SJ), of Quinton, Ok. His brother, WILLIAM B. GILLION and some family members are buried at Spiro. Mother was Mary Jane.
Also looking for information on the MATHIEWS family. My gmother was MARY FRANCIS (FANNY) MATHIEWS. Parents ALFRED FINAS MATHIEWS AND NANCY LYNCH.


Marketta Pimentel May 1997 Charlie Orlando LITTLETON, m. Lena Rae EDWARDS, dau of William EDWARDS, in AR., Lena d. Pittsburg Co. 1918. James J. LITTLETON, uncle of Charlie, lived in McAlester, 1920 census with children Dora and Bennie; dau-in law Dora; grchildren Viola M., Alvin, and an unnamed infant. My father was Charlie LITTLETON, constructed "Rainbow Gardens", Nat. Camp - Order of Rainbow For Girls, 1930-1941. Would like info on camp overlooking Lake McAlester. I attended Fairley School 1936-41. Would like to contact anyone who attended the school during that era.


H. Powell May 1997 Looking for info on Bess POWELL BARTON b. Oct 13 1893 Minter, TX, m. Harry S. BARTON, lived at Hartshorne. Bess d. Feb 1983. In the 1920 census they were living in Henryetta OK. My father, Hayden POWELL, of Pawhuska, OK, is Bess BARTON'S brother. Would like to make contact with any relatives of Bess BARTON. Any information appreciated.


Cindy Wallace Wooley May 1997 Info on KEMP cemetery in Adamson? Was it named for a KEMP family? I'm trying to find burial of my ggrandfather, Solomon Mason KEMP b. 1817/1824 in GA. Married 1st Sarah HARRISON; 2nd Mary M. PARKER SETTLES; children born to 2nd m. Dell "Sena" KEMP WALLACE who d. 1982 and Benson KEMP who d. 1947. Thank You.


Judy House Jul 1997 Looking for L. M. FORD, b. 4 Jul 1844; married Martha TIDWELL 1878. Also married Mary McKEE in So. McAlester 27 Jul 1896.


Trudie Jul 1997 Would like information on Jim ROGERS b. Ark. ca 1888, son of Jesse and Mary Jane ROGERS. Lived near Haywood in the early 1900's and had several daughters. His brothers lived in Pittsburg county -- Thomas and George.
Also, info on Ursula SIMPSON, dau of Joseph SIMPSON, m. Newton Carl LONG. They had Marie, Lucille, Rose and Ben Carl. Marie LONG m. 1922 Thomas ROGERS. Children were TJ b. 1923 in Stuart, Myron b. 1925 in Haywood, and Glenn b. 1929 in Greenfield.


Cecilia Choate Jul 1997 Would like info on C. CAMBELL and David C. CHOATE, lived near the Naval Ammunition Depot around the turn of the century. Also, if any connection to the Choate Prairie Choates. Thank you.


Cheron GIBSON Jul 1997 Info on Vivian Gertrude CLIFTON or Cliftons still in the area. Vivian b. 1900 IT to Frank and Laura Rape Clifton. Vivian Clifton spent time as a young woman in Pittsburg, OK. Thanks.


Sandi Williams Aug 1997 Seeking info on William Franklin TAYLOR b. 11 Aug 1856 KY to William & Aggie TAYLOR, d. 8 Apr 1936 Ashland. Married 1888 Sarah BAER b. 6 Jan 1871 ARK, sister of prize fighter Max BAER, d. 9 Nov 1935, Ashland. Children: Gracie Bell, Archie Venus , Clara Leona, Qual Ada, Virgie "Cricket", Virgil (twins); Cecil Frances ,Leo Gall.


Konnie Snider Lewis Fri Jun 20 08:49:01 1997 William A. SNIDER m.1909 Mrs. Lydia SHORB at Indianola. My father, David Edward SNIDER b. McAlester 1910. Would like any information as to the occupation of my grandfather, William A. SNIDER while in Oklahoma.


Jim Maroon Fri Jun 20 08:49:01 1997 I'm looking for information on any MAROON or BLOXHAM. My grandfather James Henry Maroon met and married my grandmother Sarah Anna Bloxham and lived in and around Latimer and Pittsburg counties.


Jim Lucken Sat Apr. 26 15:39:36 1997 Joseph Garrison Craven m. Atlanta Jane Brown -- lived in Pittsburg Co. from 1900 to about 1919. Searching for Information On This Craven Family.

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