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SCHOOL PaHae or PaHe
Richard Davis [redavis4@gmail.com July 2010


My mother went to school in rural Kay county….the name of the school was PaHae or PaHe.

Can you give me any information on the school?...I have some associated pictures of classes/classmates that date back to around 1930.

Thanks….Richard Davis
Richard
I have no record of a school by that name. Are you sure that is the name?
Could it possibly be Po-Hi (Ponca High)??
Can you give me some names of students? Maybe we can match it up like that.
Vicki

SCRECKENGAUST
Vangie Bass [evangelinebass@yahoo.com] 2009

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

I AM RESEARCHING THE SHRECKENGAUST FAMILY TREE.

I KNOW THAT WINFIELD SCOTT & ANNA SHRECKENGAUST WERE PIONEERS IN KAY CO., AS EARLY AS 1893. THEY LIVED IN LONGWOOD TWP., FROM THAT TIME TO THE TIME OF THEIR DEATHS. WINFIELD DIED IN 1915 AND ANNA BETWEN 1920 AND 1930.
I DON'T KNOW THE LOT NUMBER OF THEIR PROPERTY. I DID FIND A TWP., MAP ON YOUR WEB SITE.

I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO FIND THEIR GRAVES. I KNOW ALLEN AND ELIZABETH SHRECKENGAUST ARE BURIED AT LONGWOOD CEM.
ARE THERE ANY OTHER CEMETERIES IN LONGWOOD TWP?
THE MAP DOESN'T SHOW ANY OTHERS.

I LOST THE REST OF THE FAMILY.

THERE WAS AS FOLLOWS:
WILLLIAM LOUIS, CLARENCE, ALLEN, JESSIE WHO MARRIED HOWARD PAUL KIMMELL. and BENJAMIN.
THE LAST I HAVE RECORDS OF THEM THERE IS IN 1930.
IF YOU COULD SHED SOME LIGHT ON THIS ON WOULD BE DELIGHTED.
I WILL BE EAGERLY WAITING A REPLY.
MY HUSBANDS GRANDMOTHER WAS A SHRECKENGAUST.

THANK YOU,

EVANGELINE BASS (VANGIE)

This is what I have been able to find with the sources I have on hand.

Kay Co. marriage records application date:
A. W. Shreckengaust / Elizabeth Poteet Feb 9 1903
William L. Shreckengaust / Ella M. Gelvin Mar 30 1898
William L. Shreckengaust / Edna Temple Mar 10 1928
Don't know if this is your William or not, but looks like he could have been married twice?
Jessie B. Shreckengaust / Howard P. Kimmell Jun 22 1910
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Buried in Ponca City IOOF Cemetery
Howard P. Kimmell 1883-1951
Jessie B. Kimmell 1883- 1960
Maudina Lodella Kimmell 1915-1916 f. H.P.; m. Jessie
Benjamin Shreckengaust Sep 17 1951
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Buried in Longwood Cemetery
Allen W. Shreckengaust 1878-1952 Father; Pioneers of Okla 1893
Elizabeth Shreckengaust 1881-1962 Mother
John P. Staggs 1881-1954 Father
Lillie A. Staggs 1886-1955 Mother
These last 2 people are buried with Allen & Eliz. all same Block, same Lot, and Space A& B for the Staggs and C&D for the Shreckengaust.
Guess you'll have to figure out who the Staggs are :)
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Whether this next one is yours but will give you their burials.
Buried in Resthaven Cemetery (north of Ponca)
James G. Shreckengaust Nov 15 1908 Sep 25 1963
Neva (Morlan) Shreckengaust Apr 21 1913 Feb 10 2006
They were married Sep 9, 1929
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
I found nothing on Louis or Clarence, nor Winfield & Anna. But that doesn't really mean they are not here. Since Winfield died pretty early he just may not have been listed in my books records.
Hope this gives you some help.
Shirley
PGS Corresponding Sec.

DEAR SHIRLEY,

YES!!!! THIS IS A TREMENDOUS HELP! THANKS EVER SO MUCH!
I HAVE A FEELER OUT TO A SHRECKENGAUST IN FOSTER, CA.
I'M HOPING THEY WILL COME THROUGH FOR ME.
I HAVE BEEN CHECKING THE CENSUS THIS MORNING.
I HAVE NO IDEA HOW THE STAGGS AND THE SHRECKENGAUST ARE BURIED IN THE SAME PLOT. AS FAR AS I CAN SEE THERE IS NO RELATIONSHIP.

I DO HAVE A QUESTION. IS THE IOOF AND THE ODD FELLOWS CEM., ONE AND THE SAME??

I NOTICED YOU DIDN'T RECORD ELLA BEING BURIED AT THE ODD FELLOWS CEM. IN PONCA CITY.

AS FOR THE MARRIAGES FOR WILLIAM HE DID MARRY TWICE. HIS FIRST WIFE ELLA DIED IN 1904.

IS IT POSSIBLE TO GET A DEATH CERTIFICATE FOR W. S. OR ANNA SHRECKENGAUST? NO KNOWING THE DEATH DATE FOR ANNA I AM WONDERING IF I CAN GET ONE? I DO HAVE ONE FOR W.S. BUT IT IS IN 1915. WOULD THE COUNTY HAVE THAT OR DOES THE STATE?

I WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT I HAVE RECORDED BOTH W.S. & ANNA SHRECKENGAUST IN FIND A GRAVE IN THE LONGWOOD CEM. I PUT UNMARKED GRAVE ON THE MEMORIAL.
IF YOU CAN LEND SOME LIGHT ON HOW TO FIND THEM I WOULD BE DELIGHTED.
AGAIN, COULD THERE BE OTHER CEMETERIES IN LONGWOOD TWP.?????
AGAIN, I DO APPRECITE WHAT YOU SENT. IT WAS A GOD SEND. THANKS AGAIN,

Yes, the IOOF same as Odd Fellows.

Yes, Ella is buried in Ponca IOOF. In the last email when I sent you the 2 women's names with William L. I didn't know if that was your Willam.
Here is Ella M. Shreckengaust Dec 20 1889 Sep 1904 h. W. L.
Here are 2 others listed in Ponca IOOf also, in case they are yours.
Leonard F. Shreckengaust 1871-1937 w. Rosa M.
Rosa M. Shreckengaust 1874-1962 h. Leonard F.

William L. doesn't seem to be listed anywhere in my records.

The state has death records which is in Oklahoma City.
The county has marriage records which is in Newkirk.

http://pgsok.org click on that & it'll take you to the PGS website.
click on, on-line records, scroll down to Miscellaneous records, click on Vital records.

Right now I'm about as blank as a board as how to find them. How did you find out they were buried in Longwood?

I'll keep them in mind & see if there is anything else I can do. There are 27 cemeteries in Kay Co. However, Longwood cem. is east of Ponca, so don't know.

DEAR SHIRLEY,

THANKS AGAIN! YES! LEONARD IS SUPPOSE TO BE LOUIS.
I DON'T KNOW WHY HE CHANGED HIS NAME.
YOU HIT THE JACK POT FOR ME. HA

I JUST WISH I COULD FIND THE PARENTS.
PLEASE KEEP ME IN MIND.

BEINGS THAT THEY DIED IN THE EARLY YEARS I JUST AM WONDERING IF THE CEMETERY WOULD BE LISTED ON THE DEATH CERTIFICATE IF I ORDERED ONE.
BESIDES I'M TOLD I HAVE TO HAVE AN EXACT DEATH DATE AND BE A CLOSE RELATIVE. NOW, THE GREAT GRANDSON WILL CO-OPERATE BUT I DON'T HAVE AN EXACT DEATH DATE.
THIS IS WHY I STILL THINK THEY ARE AT LONGWOOD CEM. THAT WAS THERE HOME UNLESS THERE IS A COUNTRY CEM., THERE IN THAT AREA.
AGAIN, PLEASE KEEP ME IN MIND. I AM EVER SO GREATFUL FOR YOUR HELP.

YOU ASKED HOW I FOUND ALLEN & ELIZABETH BURIALS.
CLAUDIA THIRY AND THE CARETAKER FOR LONGWOOD CEM.,
TOLD ME.
I HEARD BACK FROM JOE SHRECKENGAUST DAUGHTER-IN-LAW. SHE LIVES IN NO. CA. SHE INFORMS ME THAT JOE, SCOT & MARK ARE ALL DECEASED.
I SENT HER ANOTHER EMAIL AND ASKED HER IF SHE KNEW ANY OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS. I AM WAITING FOR A REPLY.

IS IT POSSIBLE THAT THE IOOF CEMETERY HAS AN EMAIL ADDRESS????
I TRIED TO CALL THEM YESTERDAY AND THEY WERE OUT. I LEFT MY NUMBER BUT NO ONE HAS RETURNED MY CALL.

BEINGS THAT MOST OF THE FAMILY IS BURIED IN IOOF I AM WONDERING IF IT IS POSSIBLE THAT W. S. AND ANNA ARE BURIED THERE ALSO.
W. S. DIED 8-MAR.1915. AS FOR ANNA SHE DIED BETWEEN 1920 AND 1930.

I DO APPRECIATED WHAT YOU HAVE SENT ME.
I'M HOPING FOR MORE INFO., FROM JOE'S DAUGHTER-IN-LAW.

THANKS AGAIN!

VANGIE

Ella M Gelvin Schreckengaust Obit is located in Early Kay County Obituaries Vol 1 page 104 on the PGS Website. Indexed under Gelvin.
There is also a Delia/Delta, HF and a Ralph Irving Kimmel listed in Vol #1 and a Lena Kimmel in Vol #2
On the Kay County court records site there is also a case #CR-26-05497 dated 1/8/1926 State of OK vs Wm Shreckengaust

Hi Shirley,
I was just checking out the website and noticed the query from Vangie Bass about W S. and Anna Shreckengaust.

Here is a photo if you wish to send it. I downsized it to 800x600.
They are in Block 14, Lot 192 of PC IOOF.

Gill Funeral Home shows that Anna died Jan 8, 1929 at age 78. (age doesn't agree with the stone dates.)
W. S. died March 8, 1915 at age 67.

The sexton notes show Anna was interred Jan 10, 1929.
They also show W. S. was interred on March 20, 1914 - that date is certainly suspect.

On this same lot are:
William L. Shreckengaust 1/24/1869 - 9/11/1943 (Miles Funeral Home)
Benjamin O. Shreckengaust 12/4/1889 - 9/17/1951 (Trout Funeral Home)

I believe Block 14 was one of those that got left out of the old cemetery book.

[PICTURE OF TOMBSTONE]

DEAR CAROLYN & SHIRLEY,

GOD BLESS YOU!

I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO FIND THE GRAVE FOR W.S. & ANNA FOR QUITE SOME TIME.
I LISTED THEM IN LONGWOOD CEM. NOW I WILL HAVE TO CHANGE THAT.

I CALLED IOOF SEVERAL TIMES AND THEY WERE NOT ANY HELP.

I AM ASSUMING THAT THE IOOF IS THE ONE IN PONCA CITY. AM I RIGHT?

YOU ARE A GOD SEND.

THANKS AGAIN,

VANGIE

You are quite welcome, Vangie. And yes, Ponca IOOF is one and the same. Have no clue as to why they couldn't help you. Shirley
You’re very welcome. Glad to help. Carolyn

SEARL

Scott Musil [edison@hamilton.net] March 2007

I was wondering if you have access to microfilm for newspapers from Nardin, OK. I am looking for an obit for:

Jess H. Searl
d. April 13, 1918 in Numa, OK (buried in Nardin)

I see there was a Nardin paper at that time. I have had people search in Tonkawa and Blackwell, but have found nothing. The OK Historical Society does research, but as I live out of state, it looks like it costs over $20, which I think is a little pricy for 1 obituary! Thanks for your time.

Scott Musil

Unable to find any information on this person

SEIDEL

Ruben Ayala [rubonix@Comcast.net]

I am trying to locate newspaper death notice/obituaries of William Edward Seidel 1862-6/5/1942 and wife Catherine Leseman Seidel 1865-1939 They were residents of Blackwell for many years, although William resided with his daughter in Evanston when he passed. They are both buried in the Blackwell IOOF Cemetery. I would appreciate any info on who I might contact or where I might search for these.

Death comes to William Seidel after operation
Longtime resident of city will be buried Monday
Funeral services will be held at the First Christian Church here Monday…for William Seidel , 83, who died Saturday morning at Chicago.
Mr Seidel had gone to Chicago…to undergo surgery. He responded to the operation & was preparing to leave the hospital when he suddenly became worse…Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery here under the direction of Fyffe’s Funeral home. Rev E W Harrison pastor…will conduct the services…
Blackwell Journal Tribune June 7, 1942 – Blackwell, Oklahoma

Obituary
William E Seidel

William E Seidel, son of John & Amanda…was born in Reading, Pa July 2, 1880….he formed the acquaintance of Catherine Lesemann which resulted in marriage on December 14, 1901…the following year they moved to Edmond, Okla…at which place their only child, a daughter, Ethel was born…He died at Evanston, Ill June 5, 1942…Preceding him in death was his wife, Catherine Lesemann Seidel who died on May 19, 1939 and left to mourn his passing are one daughter Mrs. Ethel (John) Seidel-Burger and one granddaughter Barbara Ann…of Evanston, Ill…
Blackwell Journal Tribune June 10, 1942 – Blackwell, Oklahoma


“Cemetery Inscriptions of Kay County”
Page 100 – Blackwell IOOF Cemetery
Catherine Leseman Seidel 1865 - 1939
William Edward Seidel 1860 - 1942

[Copies of newspaper articles available on request]

SHARON/SHEERN
Sheri Fenley [sherilantzy@gmail.comm] Mar 2008

Hello,

I am looking for a death date, or an obit or a cemetery records for my 3rd great grandfather JAMES SHARON/SHEERN who was born 30 November 1832 in Illinois. Surviving him would have been his widow Mary, a son Ernest F. Sheern/Sharon and a daughter Mary Elizabeth and his first wife Ann Emily Leseure who died in 1892.

I have located him in the 1900 Kay County Census living in Lowe Township. I located a plat map and sent for land records and have been able to narrow down his death between 1900 and 1904. In 1904 the application he made for homestead was granted a patent to his widow Mary Sharon. (Homestead Certificate #6217, Application #9357 made at the land office in Guthrie, OK) The description of the land is: The North Half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 34 in Township 29 North of Range 1 West of the Indian Meridian containing 80 acres. James had a brother, John Philip Sharon who owned land right next to him but did not live on it.

Thank you,

Sheri Fenley

Boy, Sheri, I am having a difficult time finding your people. At this time I can not find James buried in any of the Braman Cemeteries (which Braman is in Lowe Township). I live in Blackwell, & Braman is about 9 m. N of us. Which I know the area well.

Due to your land records information, I know the exact area of the farm you mentioned.

And I have the Kay Co. Cem. Inscription Book to check, also, but do not find him buried in Braman nor any of the surrounding area close to here. I will keep checking for you, so may take some time.

And without an exact death date I can't find an obit for you either.

I did find James & his family on the 1880 census (which I'm sure you've already checked) living in Ladore, Neosho, KS. Then found his son Ernest, (with his wife & family) on 1910 census living in Barton, MO. Should you not have all that info. let me know & I can give you that or you can check it out yourself.

Let me know if you find out any other info that could possibly help me.

Shirley

Hello Shirley,

I appreciate your help so much. My Sheern/Sharon Line has been extremely challenging for me. I have had to get very creative when searching for records. Maybe you could answer my question about the land.

In 1904 Mary Sharon, Widow of James Sharon, is granted a patent for the land James had homesteaded. I have a copy of the patent granted to Mary. I don't have the original homestead application but I have the homestead certificate number and the application number. Here is the scenario:

James files the application for homestead and then dies between 1900 and 1904. When he died wouldn't the homestead thing have to go through probate in order for the patent to be awarded to Mary Sharon, Widow of James Shearn? James filed the homestead papers before he married Mary. I am almost certain of this.

Do you know which government office in Kay County would have the probate files for James Sheern who dies 1900-1904?

One more thing. Mary Sheern/Sharon dies around 1932 in Kay County do your indexes list her in any area cemetery? Her full name was Mary E. Malloy Sheern/Sharon? Sheri

Hi Sheri,

I guess I've not had this much trouble trying to find someone :)

Since you did give me Mary's death date, I might be able to find her info at the funeral home here in Blackwell, which more than likely took care of her funeral. The records I have on hand start at 1934. So will have to go to the funeral home to check on their farther back dates.

Our Kay Co. courthouse is in Newkirk, where I think the land records for this area would be kept. Here is the address you can write to
Kay Co. Courthouse
c/o County Clerk-Tammie Reese
Box 450
Newkirk, OK. 74647

Check with you later if I find out anything new.
Shirley

SHOOK

Darren Freeman [darrenfreeman@yahoo.com] November 2011

Hello,
I'm looking to locate images of documents referenced on your website for the Kay County Marriage Applications listing in the below link.
http://new.pgsok.org/Research/Marriage_Records/KCoMarApp.htm
A record is for Floyd Robinson and Verna Shook, Marriage Application Date: 21 Jun 1926 Book: 16 Page: 28.
An additional record I'm looking for is Guy A. Moore and Vera Rawlings Date: 1 Nov 1922 Book: 14 Page: 221
I will be in the area the first week of December and am interested in getting photo copies of these and possibly other records.
Is there a location where I may be able to get access to these records?
Regards,

All we have are the listings of marriage applications.
You will have to go to the Kay Co. Court House located in Newkirk.
Take the info you listed below with you. They can make you a copy of the marriage license.
Shirley

Thank you very much!

SHUPE

Also see Burgell

Buried in Blackwell Cemetery

Andrew J. Shupe 21 Dec. 1837 13 Jul 1901
Juda A. Shupe 10 Nov 1842 29 Dec 1903
Charles Shupe 30 Nov 1878 20 Nov 1950
Josephine Shupe 15 Sep 1891 6 Jun 1970
Orville E. Shupe 10 Feb 1923 27 Jun 1923

Charles / Josephine are husb. & wife. Am assuming Orville was their child.

I notice there are about 10 members of the Shupe family buried at Blackwell
Cemetery. Andrew and Juda Shupe were my great-great grandparents. Charles
and Josephine were indeed husband and wife. However, Orville E. Shupe was
the son of Nathaniel Andrew Shupe and Anna Rosetta Suman, both of whom are
buried at Newkirk Cemetery. Albert W. Shupe (son of Nathanial Shupe and
Anna Suman) and his wife, Clara Agatha Shupe, are also buried there.
Josephine M. Shupe was the daughter of Charles and Josephine, and she, too,
is buried at Blackwell Cemetery.

There are two Shupes buried at Blackwell Cemetery that I can't place. They
are Christina Marie Shupe 8 Jul 1982-8 Jul 1982 and Claracie Ann Shupe 31
May 1937-2 Jul 1939. Were there obituaries for them? I would be happy to
pay for any obituaries you can provide.

As far as the Shupe's they are pretty plentiful.
The ones that seem to be together according to cemetery records are

Andrew, Juda, Orville E.

Charles, Josephine, Josephine M. (infant)
(Charles Okla. Sgt. 42 Infantry 12 Division WWI)

Albert W., Clara A. (married 3-21-1939)

As far as the Christina and Claracie don't know for sure except what it said was Christina Marie Shupe/ dau of Rodney & Quenetta, Sister of Cynthia and Jeffrey.

Claracie Ann Shupe daughter infant [Daughter of Albert W & Clara Shupe]

If you're wanting obits for anyone, email me the ones your wanting.


As to the Shupes buried at Blackwell Cemetery, Charles Shupe was one of Andrew and Juda's sons. Orville E. Shupe and Albert W. Shupe were their grandson's. Christina Marie was the daughter of Albert W. and Clara A. Shupe. She would be Andrew and Juda's great-granddaughter. I still can't find a fit for Claricie Ann.

You are so right about the Shupes being plentiful. Andrew and Judith (Juda) Shupe had 13 children born in North Carolina and Tennessee before they moved to Kay County. Their oldest daughter remained in Tennessee. Their oldest son died young. Their 2nd daughter, Sarah Ann Shupe, died giving birth to Phoebe, who was raised by her grandparents. The remaining 10 children spent part, if not all, of their lives in Kay County.

One of their daughters, Eliza Jane Shupe, is my great-grandmother. Her 1st husband was James William Hamilton, my great-grandfather. They were married 8 Jan 1893 in Arkansas City, Crowley County, Kansas. Her oldest child was born in Arkansas City, but the rest of her children, including my grandmother, were born in Blackwell. After her divorce from James Hamilton, Eliza married John J. Fogle. I don't have a date but it would have been between 1906 and 1909. I was unable to locate them in the 1910 Census but, their son, Arthur, was b. 21 Feb 1910 Was there a marriage application for them?. Mr. Fogle died 24 Jul 1916. Need an obit for him, if possible.

Eliza then married Jeff White. I don't have a date, but she was married to him when her sister, Rhoda Eveline (Shupe) Rennie passed away 24 Aug 1919, according to Rhoda's obit. I located them in the 1920 Kay County Census. Was there a marriage application for them? Did he die or were they divorced? I couldn't locate him in the 1930 Census

Finally, Eliza married William Curtis sometime before her death 21 Mar 1945 in Blackwell. She is buried at Blackwell Cemetery.

Also, Eliza's son, Arthur Ralph Fogle, was b. 21 Feb 1910 in Oklahoma and d. 21 Feb 1945 probably in Oklahoma. Is there an obit for him? Don't know if he's buried in Kay County or not.

Eliza's youngest brother, Arthur Eugene Shupe, b. 14 Apr 1882 and d. 27 Apr 1963 at Newkirk and is buried at Newkirk Cemetery. I need an obit  Eliza's youngest sister was Lulu Ethel Shupe. She was born 2 Feb 1884 in Tennessee. Her 1st husband was Frank Davis, whom she was married to when her mother died in 1903.

According to Rhoda Rennie's 1919 obit, she was married to a Mr. King and lived in Des Moines, Iowa. In 1921, she supposedly married Linza Booth. He died in 1923 and she then moved back to Blackwell where she died 14 Dec 1924. Need an obit for her.

I have an obit for Eliza's mother, Judith (Juda) Shupe, who d. 29 Dec 1903, but it is very difficult to read. In her obit, Phoebe Shupe is listed as her niece rather than her granddaughter.

Andrew Shupe who died 13 Jul 1901. If one is available, I'd like to have it.

If you can help with any of the following, I sure would appreciate it.

Marriage Dates Needed

Emily Emma Shupe to Isaac Milton Legard about 1897.
Joseph Irby Shupe to Margaret E. Sargent in January 1904.
Eliza Jane (Shupe, Hamilton, Fogle) to Jeff White between 1916 and 1919.
Rhoda Cornelia Hamilton to Louis J. Looney about 1926.
Velma Marie Fogle to Henry Dale Hinman about 1930.

Obits Needed

Jeff White, born about 1858 in Texas
William Curtis, died after 21 Mar 1945
Arthur Ralph Fogle, b 21 Feb 1910, d. 21 Feb 1945
Martha (Mattie) H. Berieters, b. 9 May 1876, d. 21 Jul 1951(could be
spelled Berieter or Bereiter)
Arthur T. Berieters, b.15 Feb 1878, d. 4 Aug 1951 (could be spelled
Berieter or Bereiter)

Date of Death Needed

Louis J. (Otis) Looney, d. Feb 1968 in Mesa, Arizona, buried in Ponca City IOOF Cemetery.

Burial

Emily Emma (Shupe) Legard, b. 22 Jan 1872, d. 11 Mar 1912. Supposedly buried in Blackwell Cemetery, but not listed. Family was destitute according to an article published after her death. Her obit did not state which Cemetery.

Thanks for any help you can give. I'll be in touch when I get home.
Lynda,

Here are the marriage applications I was able to find

Joseph I Shupe / Margaret E. Mrs. Daniels 6-1-1904 Bk. 4 Pg. 552

Velma Fogle / William J. Cline 7-25-1926 Bk. 18 Pg. 371

Jennie E. Fogle / William H. Curtis 5-28-1925 Bk. 16 Pg. 599 (Is this the same Curtis that Eliza was married to?)


These are buried in Blackwell Cemetery together in same Blk. & Lot

Henry D. Hinman Oct 15, 1909 Jan 18 1982

Velma M. Hinman Sep 28 1911 Sep 8 1991

Nina Jane West Jul 13 1931 Aug 12 1977 Back: Nina Jane West D/ Velma

Richard D. Hinman Jun 13 1934 Nov 8 1954 MM Okla PVT 3585 Student Sq.Af. ALFH fs/ Son {PIC} flatstone/ Inscription

Rhoda C. Looney Nov 23 1905 Apr 20 1988

I found the information on Velma Fogle most interesting. I had no idea she
was married once before she married Henry Dale Hinman. I found a copy of
her obituary after I requested the marriage information that stated she
married Henry Hinman on 2 Sep 1933 in Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas. Her
daughter Nina Jane, b. 13 Jul 1931 and possibly her daughter Margaret (I
don't have a date of birth) must have been children of William J. Cline. I
wonder if Henry Hinman adopted them. I always thought they were his
children. I wonder if there is a marriage application for Nina Jane Cline
or Hinman to a Tom West about 1951 or 1952?

Yes, Eliza Jane Fogle was called Jennie and would be the same Jennie E.
Fogle who married William H. Curtis. Lynda
Lynda,

I did not find Nina Jane West in marr. applic. Not under Cline or Hinman
I did not find any Legard in Blackwell Cem. nor in Ponca IOOF
I did not find Louis J. (Otis) Looney in either Blackwell or Ponca IOOF either.
Both Arthur and Mattie Berieters are in Blackwell Cem.

Shirley

I'm attaching a copy of Emily Emma Legard's obit or death notice. It says
she was buried in a cemetery south of town. Would that be the IOOF
Cemetery or a different cemetery? She died 11 Mar 1912. There was an
article in the newspaper a few days following her death regarding 6 of her
children being received by the Christian Service League. As I look over the obituary for Louis J. (Otis) Looney, I think it'spossible he may have been buried in Tulsa or Oklahoma City. I'll have to look there for further information.
It look like I still need obits for:

Andrew Jackson Shupe, d. 13 Jul 1901
Jeff White, born about 1858 in Texas, died sometime after 1920.
William Curtis, died after 21 Mar 1945
Arthur Ralph Fogle, b 21 Feb 1910, d. 21 Feb 1945

I realize Andrew Shupe's obit may not have made the paper, but I hope it
did.

Jeff White is a puzzle. According to the 1920 Census and Rhoda Rennie's
obit, he and Eliza Jane (Shupe) Hamilton Fogle were married. However, the
marriage application you found for Eliza Jane & William H. Curtis indicates
to me that she and Jeff White might have divorced. I don't find him in the
1930 Census, so I presume he may have died. This could be hard to find.

We know William H. Curtis is buried in Blackwell Cemetery, but there is no
information as to his date of birth or death. However, he survived Eliza
Jane who died March 21, 1945, so we know he died after that. I imagine
this is another one that could be hard to find.

Since you found a marriage application for Arthur R. Fogle to Lillie Alma
Crow dated June 29, 1942, I assume he probably died in Kay County, though
we haven't found him listed in any of the cemeteries, and we know he died a
month prior to his mother's death. Hopefully, an obit can be found for
him.

Thanks again for your help.

Lynda,

I could find no obit on Andrew J. Shupe nor Arthur R. Fogle. There are really no other Fogle's here to check (only what I have already sent you). It is more than likely Fogle left this area.

Same with Jeff White. No info in my records he is buried here & definitely without a complete death date, I have no way of searching for an obit.

I am attaching obit for William H. Curtis b. 6-21-1872 d. 11-6-1956 That was also very hard to find. I went to the Blackwell Cemetery & the sexton & I checked to see who bought the plot where he is buried. Turned out to be H. D. Hinman. Found the funeral home that had him. Then went to see them & got his b. & d. dates.

Both obits are from Blackwell Journal Tribune
1st one is Tues Nov 6 1956 2nd one is Wed Nov 7 1956

If you could find a few more obits for me, I would appreciate it. They
are:

Doris (Jestes) Shupe, b. 1915, d. 13 Oct 1936; buried Newkirk Cemetery

Richard Dale Hinman, b. 13 Jun 1934, d. 8 Nov 1954 (accident); buried
Blackwell Cemetery

Nathaniel Andrew Shupe, b. 5 Jan 1881, d. 22 Sep 1957; buried Newkirk
Cemetery

Forrest Andrew Rennie, b. 13 May 1900, d. 2 Dec 1978; buried Resthaven
Memorial Park Cemetery

Albert Willard Shupe, b. 20 Oct 1915, d. 23 Jan 1979; buried Blackwell
Cemetery

Jackie Lee Burgell, b. 4 Oct 1926, d. Mar 1980; buried Longwood Cemetery

Helen M. (Paulson) Shupe, b. 27 Dec 1916, d. 3 Apr 1991; buried Newkirk
Cemetery

Obituaries found are in the death records section of online records.

SILVER - OARD
Renee [cicely3@hotmail.com] Mar 2008

Hello,

I am hoping to find out if the Genealogical Society has any family files or the like on the SILVER and OARD families. Specifically, I am seeking the family of Joseph W. Silver (d. 4 March 1916), his children being:

Fay William Silver (d: ?),
Claud Silver (d: 29 June 1975),
Gertie M. [Silver] Oard (d. 6 March 1973), wife of Clarence A. Oard (d. 11 March 1971)

All but Fay William Silver are buried at Braman Cemetery in Braman, Kay County, as are additional family members. I am not sure when/where Fay William died or where he is buried (he could be at Braman, but I haven't been able to confirm that). He was born 18 Dec. 1885, and is wife was Luella [Seeley] Audiss (Seeley being her maiden name, Audiss her first married name). Their only child that I know of was Floyd R. Silver (b. 14 July 1915, Kay County).

Ultimately, I would like to locate their obituaries and any other information the Society may have about the Silver and Oard families. If it is preferred that I sent an inquiry by snail mail, please let me know. (Also, I would prefer my inquiry not be posted on the Society's website. Thanks.)

Thank you,
Renee

Renee,
I haven't been able to find out much for you.

I did find on a 1910 census from Kay Co. the following were listed in the household.
Joseph W. Silver Age 52
Fay W. Silver 24
Claud O. 22
Girdie M. 18
Ruby E. Plesant 13

I found on the Social Security Death List that Floyd R. Silver died 1983 in San Diego, CA.

You didn't mention any Oard names but there are some in the Blackwell Cem.
Email is fine to use. Need any more let me know.

Shirley

Hi Shirley,

Thanks for the email. You mentioned some Oards are buried at Blackwell Cemetery... do you happen to have a list of them?

That Silver family from the 1910 Census is the one I'm seeking. So far I have located where the father Joseph, and children Claud and Gertie are buried, but I haven't been able to locate Fay William Silver or his mother (Joseph's wife; first name unknown).

Are there any cemeteries in Lowe Township? I know the family lived for many years.

Thanks,
Renee


Hi Renee
Don't know if you have this info or not but here tis anyway

Claud Silver Jan 4 1888 Jun 29 1975 w. Ethel ch. Leland C.
Ethel Silver Feb 8 1887 Oct 3 1964 h. Claud
I also found that their son Leland C. is deceased also.

Claude & Ethel are buried in the Braman Cemetery

Am waiting for a call to find out about Fay William Silver & his father Joseph & wife. The person I talked to thought there was a possibility they could be buried in the South Haven Cemetery, which is just across the border into Ks. Will wait to see what I can find out about them.

Buried in the Blackwell Cemetery

Orvie C. Oard 1860-1928 w. Lucy
Lucy Oard 1867-1949
James H. Oard Sep 16 1896 Feb 24 1917 Pvt. US Army WW I
Daisy M. Oard 1903-1935

There are 2 cem. in Braman--- Braman Cem is east of town, Triumph Cem. is W. of Braman. That one also could be the one Fay W. is buried in.

That's all I have for now.

Shirley

SIMS - SOULSBY

Tom Soulsby [soulsby@charter.net] January 2007

I am trying to find some information about my mother, Ruth E. Sims, who graduated from the Ponca City School of Nursing in the early 1930's. She married my father, George T. Soulsby, at the Charles B. Handley home in the early 30's where she had been living for sometime, I understand that her parents died when she was very young...and that is where I hit the wall.

I have a newspaper article from the Ponca City News but there is no date on the wedding article. The article even describes the cake from the Jens-Marie hotel and the music played on WBBZ (Where I was employed in the early 1960's).

Mom was related to the Jack and Hattie Mertz, I believe through Hattie Mertz. She was a very close friend of Francis and Lucille Murray of Ponca City.

If there is any source of information available I would greatly appreciate it if you could forward the information or point me in some direction to research the information.

Thank you in advance!
Right now all I have is the Application date Nov 14, 1933, But I will get a copy for you.
I'm pretty sure that in the 1930 census she is living in Blackwell on West College street with 4 other people that work at the hospital with her. [registered nurses and 1 office clerk]I'll attach a copy and you can see what you think.

I believe I also found the Charles Handley Family living on 4th street, Ponca City 1920 & 1930, Wife Clara and daughters Beth & Charlene. Charles owns a butcher shop.

I also found a Howard & Hattie Mertz in 1930 Ponca City. He is a Automotive Engineer at the refinery.

These may or may not be the ones you spoke of in your email. If we can connect them, I will be more then happy to give you copies of these census records also.

I wish I had more to share. I know I will at least find the marriage license and the newspaper article in Ponca and hopefully I will find more.

Was your father's parents George S & Tennie A? Do you know if they lived in Pawnee, OK?? If so I may have found them also.

The Handley's were butchers, Jack worked for Conoco for years, their sons own Mertz brothers Iron works in Ponca City, they were Don and Forest Mertz, Forest is still alive, Jack and Hattie built a house very close to the Alan Muchmore home.

My dads parents were indeed George S and Tennie T Soulsby and they lived in Pawnee, which is where I was born.

Thanks for all you have done, will look forward to what else you can dig up.

The Marriage license for George Soulsby and Ruth Sims. Dated Nov 15, 1933
It shows Ruth's father as Joe Sims and George's father as George Soulsby.

The Newspaper clipping was in the Ponca City News Nov 16, 1933

I found the Obits for Hattie and Jack Mertz and also for Charles and Clara Hadley.

On ancestry.com there are:
1920-1930 census records for the Hadleys in Ponca City, OK
1930 census records for the Mertz in Ponca City, OK
1910-1920-1930 Census records for George Soulsby in Pawnee, OK
WWI draft Card for George Soulsby and a Joseph Soulsby
WWII Enlistment registration for Raymond Soulsby
1920 Census record for Joseph C Sims with a daughter Ruth E [Joseph was a editor of a newspaper I presume at Medicine Lodge, Ks] but I could not find this family in the 1930 census, so it might be worth checking into.
I will be happy to send you these census copies if you would like.

There are several newspaper articles from Pawnee Co Newspapers that are located at:
http://www.rootsweb.com/~okbits/pawnee190919.html
http://www.rootsweb.com/~okbits/pawnee1920.html
http://www.rootsweb.com/~okbits/pawneebus.txt
http://www.rootsweb.com/~okbits/pawnee1919.html
http://www.rootsweb.com/~okbits/pawnee193342.html


Thank you, thank you, the information was a great way to begin the new year.

We would like to get copies of the census you mentioned. As I said before, if there is any out of pocket expense, we will gladly reimburse you or whoever you direct us to compensate.

Thank you again, on behalf of all the family. While I was prowling around in the family papers I ran across an obit for a 2 month sibling of my dad. We have found the burial plot for her in the Highland Cemetery in Pawnee and are going to place a head stone on her grave. I faintly recalled my grandmother mentioning her birth one time, but there was never another mention by anyone in the family. The family is buried in the same cemetery but some distance from the infant. It must have been very painful for my grandparents to never say a word about her.

We all have our secrets!

SMART

Walter Smart [smartski@yahoo.com] April 2011

First, let me apoligize for just getting your letter today, from Feb. Sometimes it takes a long time for it to get to where it needs to go & filter down thru different people.

Anyway, yes, Albert G. Smart and Eveline Clampett took out a marriage application on Jan 3, 1920 Bk.12 Pg. 276 in Kay Co. Okla. She was not listed as Anna. But maybe her name could have been Anna Eveline & she just went by Anna.

I also found several Clamplett ladies that also married in Kay Co. before her, so if she had sisters that were a little older than her, maybe they are related. Will give you their first names & marr. appl. dates, Minnie B. Clampett 1908---Etta M. Clampett 1911--Ida Clampitt 1915---Lottie Clampitt 1922.

The last 2 (Ida & Lottie) last name is spelled a little different than the others, but sometimes spelling can be a problem when you think it can be spelled only one way.


Thank you, but no need to apologize. Life is full of stuff, you are volunteers...and I do appreciate your looking up my relatives in your records. Any other "Smart" people you run across may very well belong to me...but I am finding that the name is much more common than what I first thought.

Hope your Easter was filled with family. Thanks again for your help (and promoting genealogy within your county).

--Walter Smart Manistee MI

Since I wasn't able to find Albert / Anna buried in Kay Co. I surmised at some point they left this area.
I found them in Payne Co. Ok. (Paradise twnsp) on the 1930 census

A. G. Smart 56 IL Farmer
Anna Smart 27 OK
Gilbert Smart 9 "
Goldie Smart 8 "
Monie 6 " was hard to read, not sure it was that name, but was female. Seems like nobody could write or spell on a census years ago :)

Payne Co. is south of our Kay Co. More like around the Stillwater area. Whether they stayed there over the years would be another question.

You said he was b. abt 1876---I found his birth date as Sept 27 1873

Found A.G. on several other census's still living with his parents + Daniel B. Smart's brother, John R. Smart living with the family also.

SMITH

Kathy Bridges [oktahoe@sbcglobal.net] July 2004

Am looking for graves of William C. Smith b 6-20-1854 d 3-1-1924 and M. V. Smith b 7-14-1856 d 11-27-1919. Last known place of residence was Blackwell, OK, 1920 census. Both were born in Missouri and William C. Smith was living with daughter and family in Blackwell at time of census.
Please let me know if there are any searchable databases.

Thanks, Kathy Bridges Duncan, OK

Funeral of W C Smith Sunday

W C Smith, 60 years of age who has been in bad health for several months died Saturday and was buried Sunday afternoon. The Rev J T Ogle conducting the service. The father of Mrs Charley Prince. [June 20, 1854 - Mar 1, 1924]

Mrs. Mollie V Smith 63 years old died at the home of her daughter Mrs. C W Prince 411 E Oklahoma Ave at three O'clock Thursday morning November 27 after a n illness of three and a half weeks. The funeral was conducted at the home of Mrs. Prince at 2;30 pm today by Rev J T Ogle pastor of the Christian Church. Interment in the IOOF Cemetery. [July 14, 1856 - Nov 27, 1919]

Published in the Blackwell Daily Tribune - November 28, 1919

Also there is a Molly V Smith died 11/27/1919 in the Fiffe Funeral home record. [These old records only consist of names and dates...No other info available]
Obits and Tombstone picture are available on request]

SOMERVILLE
Marsha Somerville [marsha721@earthlink.net] May 2008

I am looking for information about Dudley Somerville and Emily Somerville.
They are in the 1910 Census in Tonkawa, Kay Co. In the 1920 Census Dudley is listed as a widow...Emily died sometime between 1910-1920 but I have no exact date, no obit and no burial info although I have been told she could be buried at IOOF in Blackwell. I cannot locate Dudley in the 1930 Census so I believe he died between 1920-1930. Again, I have no exact date, no obit and no burial info except the info that he also is buried at IOOF in Blackwell.

I would greatly appreciate any help you can provide. I am hoping to locate the headstones so I can get pictures someday. Thank you so much for your time.

Marsha Somerville


Marsha,
I found your 2 people both buried in the Blackwell, Kay Co. Cemetery.

Dudley Sommerville May 2 1849 d. Sept 1921 w. Emily Jane
Emily Jane Sommerville Jan 8 1860 d. May 10 1919
Last name spelling was like above from the Kay Co. Cemetery Book

There were 2 more listed spelled Somerville. Just in case they might be yours.

Douglas C. Somerville Oct 20, 1883 July 23 1948
Howard Somerville Mar 26 1895 Sept 11 1970 Okla. Pvt. Base Hosp. W W I

Shirley
Corresponding Sec.

Shirley, you are wonderful! I have been unable to pinpoint this information for a long time.
And Douglas and Howard belong to me, too :) Thank you for your time.

I hope I'm not pushing my luck, but could I ask about another person in Kay Co?
It's my great great grandmother. Her name was Amelia Catherine Rankin. Sometimes I've seen the Amelia first, other times the Catherine. Anyway, I know she died in Ponca City but I am guessing at the date. I think around 1920-26. I believe she is buried at IOOF in Ponca City. I have an obit but there is no date. Thank you so much for the help you have given me. I am 2000 miles away and you all have been a blessing!

Marsha
Picture of tombstone was sent
Marsha,
Thought you'd enjoy that. Is quite a large stone. You did click on the picture to enlarge it so you could read the writing on it, didn't you?

Amelia Catherine Rankin May 20 1834 Sep 21 1926
and yes, she is buried in the Ponca City IOOF cem. ( Kay Co)
There are several other Rankins buried there also in case they might be yours.

Shirley

Marsha,

Yes, we would like to have her obit & will put it on the web page.

I couldn't seem to find Benjamin Rankin anywhere. Sorry.

The other Rankins are listed below

Plesant T. Rankin 2 Apr 1854 17 Nov 1914 w. Esther
Esther A. Rankin 9 Mar 1865 30 Apr 1945 h. Plesant
Ferril W. Rankin 22 Dec 1898 13 Mar 1907 son of P.T & E.A. Rankin
Sinnet Jones Rankin 15 Feb 1909 8 Apr. 1926 Buddy

Don't know what the Buddy stands for but is listed under inscriptions, so I think that means it's engraved on the stone.

All of these Rankins are buried in Blk A Lot 19 Space 1-2-3-4 in the Prairie Chapel Cemetery east of Blackwell.
-----------------------------------------------------
The next 2 Rankins are buried in Prairie Chapel also but don't have their born dates.

Cecil Pleasant Rankin d. 5-6-1989 Age 85
Maude Faye Rankin d. 1-16- 1992 Age 86
Clarence Sherman Rankin d. 5-6-1977 Age 85 He was buried in Whittier, CA. Rose Hill Memorial
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Did not find Lenora Somerville either married or buried in this area.

The PGS has been canvasing all the cemeteries in the area doing updates & taking pics. Do have some on file & CD. Takes along time to tromp the cemeteries :)

Be sure & send the obit you have & our webmaster will get it put on for you. Need anything else just yell.


Shirley
Thanks Shirley. None of the other Rankins are mine, one exception but I have
to look thru some of my papers to know for sure. I think Benjamin died before
coming to OK.

I am enclosing the obit that I have for Amelia. Thanks for your help and I will keep
in contact.

Marsha

Connie Souligny [dcsouligny@coastalnow.net] Jan 2005

I am trying to research (as time allows) the Souligny family tree for my husband, Earl D. Souligny III. As a novice in this area of research, I am asking for guidance from your organization. Since his family helped to found Ponca City, I imagine that you will have a lot of information on the founding fathers. (He has family still living there.)
I expect to have to do all of the work over the internet, since we live on the East Coast. I have tried the OK GenWeb site and can't seem to find anything. Can you tell me how to get started? Any help will be greatly appreciated. Connie Souligny


"This is my pioneer Story" written by Mrs. J. P. Souligny in the book "The last Run"
I'm afraid she writes the story as if one should know her family, but there is still some information to be gathered from it. In summary it says: She was born June 18, 1866 in Kankakee, IL. traveled to Mt Union, Pottawatomie Co, KS where her father homesteaded. Property still owned by the oldest son of my sister-in-law. Grew up there and married J. P Souligny in 1884. In 1890 went with her husband, oldest son, Ed P to live in Arkansas City [KS] where V. N. was born. Made the land run into OK.[1893] Then two years later Earl came to brighten our home. Stayed on the claim for five years and then moved to Ponca City. Baptized in the 1st Presbyterian Church of Kankakee, IL and always affiliated with the Presbyterian Church of Ponca City. That is really all the family info in the story. [There is quite a story]

There is also a room at the Historical Society in Blackwell that is filled with Painting by Alice Souligny whose husband is Earl. I don't believe there is any genealogical information.

"North Central Oklahoma - Rooted in the Past - Growing in the Future" In the Ira and Geneva (Landers) Edwards story, There is mention of a Dorothy May Edwards who married a Earl D Souligny in June 1941, but divorced in 1958. They had 2 children, Earl Douglass and Annabelle Louise and 4 grand children, Laurie Powell, Elizabeth, Ruth and Ben Souligny. This article says that the Souligny family is an old pioneer family. So there is probably more info that could be gathered, if one spent some time researching.

There are Souligney records listed in each of the following sources:

Kay County Marriage Application Database
Trout Funeral Home Records
Grace Memorial Chapel
Ponca City IOOF Cemetery Mausoleum Records
Book of obits compiled by Loyd Bishop 1893 – 1908
1921 Warden Atlas of Kay County
“North Central Oklahoma: Rooted in the past – Growing for the Future”

SPATHE
See LOVING
February 2005

STAGGS

Donny White [donwhi@medicinehat.com] September 2009

I am looking for a genealogy of Chief Bacon Rind's family - have been told my partner's great grandfather was married to Chief Bacon Rind's daughter - am trying to confirm this.......the last name was Staggs.

Donny White

I need much more information than what you have provided.

Around what town are you referring to.

Need more name than Staggs. Need first name, too, at least. Some kind of born or death date.

Since they are of Indian decent, what tribe are they from.

Thank you for your prompt response........being a curator for the past 35 years myself, I should have realized you would need much more information.......I will try to do what I can and get back to you........the information is scarce but will try to put together something more tangible for you........

Thanking you again for your efforts and look forward to future dialogue.

STAGGS
Rettafate Bench [rfbench@yahoo.com] September 2010

I was encouraged to find the names of John and Lillie Staggs.  They were my grandparents, but I never met them.  For some reason they were estranged from my mother, Alice Faye Staggs, who was their youngest daughter.  I was told my mother had 3 sisters and I think 6 brothers.  Until I found this listing on the Internet I didn't know the dates of my grandparents births and deaths as I was 9 or 10 years old at the time.  Any information you have or can direct me to would be appreciated.  My mother told me she was born in Milfay, Oklahoma and went to school in Skeede, Oklahoma.  I visited that community in 1993 and was delighted to find the statue of the Osage Chief still standing.  This must be Chief Baconrind.  I would be happy to share any information that I have which might be helpful and to get any information you may have.

"Buried in Longwood Cemetery
Allen W. Shreckengaust 1878-1952 Father; Pioneers of Okla 1893
Elizabeth Shreckengaust 1881-1962 Mother
John P. Staggs 1881-1954 Father
Lillie A. Staggs 1886-1955 Mother
These last 2 people are buried with Allen & Eliz. all same Block, same Lot, and Space A& B for the Staggs and C&D for the Shreckengaust.
Guess you'll have to figure out who the Staggs are :)"

Those people you listed below I found for you sometime ago.
 
You mentioned your mother Alice but no dates.  Are you saying she might be buried here in Kay Co.??  Also, her sisters & brothers???  If so, I need some names for all these people.
 
There are other Staggs buried in Longwood, but didn't find any with your mothers name.
There are Alvis E. "Gene" Staggs + his wife Karen + their son Steven. Also, a Theodore R. Staggs and some others. Have no idea if these are yours, so give me some names & dates & I'll check again.  Shirley

Thank you so much for your reply.  Theodore Staggs is my mother's youngest brother.  Possibly Alvis E. Staggs is the brother my mother referred to as Eugene, who was younger or a brother she called Eulis, who was older.  My mother was born on April 30, 1922 and died November 23, 2008.  She is buried in Oregon.  Her oldest brother's name was Coy and he died at age 18 due to an accident when she was a small child, perhaps 3 or 4.  Her oldest sister was named Ina, and she also died at age 18 and was much older than my mother.  She had 2 other older sisters, Beulah and Elthea.  I do not know their birth dates.  She also had an older brother named Albert who I met as a child.  He lived in Midwest City for years and I think he is buried in that area.  Another older brother was called Johnnie, but I suspect he was named after her dad, John.  He died in Belflower, California, I think in the 1980s.  What I would really like to find is the birth dates of my grandparents, as I never knew the month or date.  It would help me in my search of records.  Once again, thank you.

Alvis E. "Gene" Staggs 12-25-1927  11-28-1964 Father
Karen C. Staggs 3-15-1950  5-23-2001 Dau. of "Gene"
Steven G. Staggs 2-25-1953  2-8-1973 Son of "Gene"
Sorry, identified Karen as wife in last email.
 
Maybe you can identify the following people buried with Theodore. Again, I'll give you more people to trace :) Since he's buried with them they must be relatives of some kind.
 
James R. Reeves 1853-1947                             Block  4 Lot 54  Sp. A
H.H. "Burt" Kirby Jul 18 1867  Feb 26 1961                                      B
Theodore R. Staggs  Jul 23 1913  Oct 18 1960                                 C
Linda Sue Randall    nd   d. Jul 24 1961                                           D
 
As far as your grandfather John & Lillie, I did 1 quick census check
In 1920 they were in Taney, Mo. He age 38
In 1930 they were in Okfuskee, OK. He age 49
So would say he was born abt. 1881-1882 depending on when the census was taken.
 
I would suggest starting with the cenus. Start with the 1900 census, which would make him about 19-20. Could have been married by then. 1910 census might give you John & Lillie's names plus some of the kids

STALNAKER

Don Holcomb [dntholc@frontiernet.net] September 2009

Hi there,
I would like to know if there is an obituary for William Lexington Stalnaker. He was born Sep. 7, 1834 in Gilmer Co Virginia. He died May 29, 1909 in Tonkawa, Kay co., Ok. He was the postmaster per 1900 census. His wife Mary Ann died Dec 24, 1918 in Tonkawa. They are buried in Riverview Cemetery.

Thank you,

I will see if the obits are available. I have to go thru microfilm at the library and they might not have the obits that far back.

Don't send the amount for obits until I see whether I can find them or not. Will get back with you later. If I find them, I'll scan them to you.

STEELY
See Crockett

 

STRUBLE
Gary D Cross [gdcpec@yahoo.com] September 2010

I am researching the Struble family and located a few buried in the Longwood Cemetery from your list on the internet.  The one I am particularly interested is Hattie Struble.  I was up there a couple of weeks ago and couldn't locate a grave marker for her.  I did locate her grandson Albert there.  If she had a marker it may have deteriorated over time.  I know she was living in the Longwood area at the time of the 1900 census, but was not with her husband at Pawnee at the time of his death in 1912, so I assume she died in the early 1900's.  I am trying to find the dates of her birth and/or death if there are any such records.  I thought since you show her buried there you might also have some dates or other information.  If so, I would certainly appreciate hearing back from you.
 Thanks, Gary D. Cross
Gary,According to my records there are 4 Struble's buried in Longwood. Hattie Struble  1857-1901  Block 5 Lot 37 Space DWillie Struble  1888-1895            5      37            CThese 2 are together. Maybe no stone for either_________________________________________ Albert A. Struble 4-19-1918   1-12-2001  Block 8  Lot 77  Space D  Age 82 Trout Funeral Home out of Ponca City handled his funeral.  Married Maxine 3-28-1942 Maxine Struble 3-23-1924   d. nd  (Her space is with him) Because of no date listed for her she may still be alive.________________________________________________ I am attaching Albert's obit which was in the Ponca City News, Sunday Jan. 14, 2001.Hope this helps some.  Shirley 
[Obit online in Obit/Death Records section]


Thank you so much for the information, that is exactly what I was hoping for!
I have another question re the Struble family.  I have located a Florence Struble that died in Ponca City in Dec. 1963.  Her husband was John Struble.  I found a John Struble that died in Mar 1966 at Elk City, OK (Strubel per Social Security Death Index).  I'm not sure this is the right John but the birth year 1887 is about right.  I am trying to locate where they are buried.  They lived in the Ponca City - Stillwater area all of their adult lives, so I am guessing they are buried there.  I will appreciate anything you might find or any suggestions you might have in locating them.


Gary,
I did not find a Florence Struble buried in Ponca.
 
I did find the following (whether they are yours or not) buried in Ponca City IOOF cem.
John M. Struble 4-21-1882  5-22-1956
Evaline S. Struble  4-25-1891  1-2-1970
Sondra Gail Struble1-22-1944  6-10-1944  (assuming their's??)
 
Also, found buried in Longwood Cem. (east of Ponca City)
Hattie Struble 1857-1901
Willie Struble  1888-1895 (probably her son?)
 
You might try checking in Payne Co. (Stillwater area). If they were somewhere in between Ponca & Stillwater, check Noble Co. (which is the county that backs up to Kay Co.)
 
Are these 2 people, John & Florence who you are actually looking for???


Yes, John and Florence are who I am looking for.  I'm not sure about the John at the IOOF Cemetery.  I have conflicting dates from different sources, and thougt the John I am looking for was born in 1887.  But, I am sure you aware of how unreliable census records can be.  I need to do more research and see what I can find.  Thank you for what you found. Gary

SUMMERS

Rita Wells [Northplace@aol.com] January 2007

Hello,
I am looking for the SUMMERS Family. Any help would be welcomed. Thank you. Rita Wells

Frank and Ida Summers came from Mahaska Co, Ia between 1880-1900
Frank P. Summers b. Sep 1853 IA d. (prob. Kildare, Kay Co, OK ca 1900-1910.)??
I am looking for his burial and death in Kildare. or Obit, estate

wf: Ida May Summers (Wells) b. Apr 1862 IL --looking for any records, death, bur, obit, estate
d. after 1930
Frank and Ida lived in Kildare, Kay Co, IL 1900 census
Ida lived Kildare, Kay Co, IL 1910 "
Ida " Kildare, Kay Co, Il 1920 "
Ida lived Newton, Kay Co, Il 1930 census

ch: Albert J. b. May 1890 IA believed to died here. need Mar record after 1910-- death after 1930
Willis C. b. Sep 1880 IA need Mar record ca 1906 he was div. bef 1920. after death after 1930
Ira F. b. Mar 1890 KS need Mar. record ca 1912

Pioneer Genealogical Society Kay Co. Cemetery Records Newkirk, OK.
Buried in Newkirk Cemetery

Franklin P. Summers b. Sept. 1, 1853 d. Aug. 23,1907
Ida M. Summers b. April 1, 1862 d. May 9, 1935

Albert J. Summers b. May 30, 1882 d. June 27,1960
Willis C. Summers b. Sept.23, 1880 d. July 25, 1923

Miller-Stahl Funeral Home in Newkirk, OK. has an Albert Summers death June 27, 1960. There was no initial J. after the name, so this may not be yours, since you think he died in Iowa.

Found the children's dates l. Willis C. b.Sept.1880
2.Albert J. b. May 1882
3.Ira F. b. Mar. 1890

Shirley,
Thank you for your help. I believe those are the right Summers. Albert without the J. is a child of one of the boys. Thanks. Rita Wells

 

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*June 21* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Virtual Family reunions: Super Easy, Super Fun - Dear MYRTLE

*June 21* - Internet -(Live) SCGS Webinar:  Turn Family History Facts into Stories You Can Share - Annette Burke Lyttle

*June 28* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Canada's Top 10 - Kathryn Lake Hogan

*July 5* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Censational Census Strategies - Mary Kircher Roddy

*July 11* - Internet - (Live) ISGS Webinar:   The Watchfires of a Hundred Circling Camps - Peggy Clemens Lauritzen

*July 12* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Google Books: The Tool You Should Use Every Day! - Lisa Louise Cooke

*July 14* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Tips for Snapping Pics: How to Take Perfect Family Photographs - Jared Hodges

*July 18* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Analyzing Documents Sparks Ideas for Further Research - Angela Packer McGhie

*July 19* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  The Firelands, The Connecticut Western Reserve, and the Ohio Territory - Peggy Clemens Lauritzen

*July 19* - Internet -(Live) SCGS Webinar:  The Early Religious Experience in America: The Theology Behind the Records - Dr. Michael D. Lacopo

*July 26* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Family History Adhesive: The Science of Why History Binds Families and the Simple Tech of How to Do It - Janet Hovorka

*Aug 2* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Tracing Your West Country Ancestors - Kirsty Gray

*Aug 5* - Internet -(Live) SCGS Webinar:  Using atDNA to Verify and Expand Genealogy - Emily D. Aulicino

*Aug 8* - Internet - (Live) ISGS Webinar:   Ten Years is a Long Time: Census Substitutes for the In-between Years - Amy Johnson Crow

*Aug 9* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  A Taxing Matter: Using Tax Lists in Genealogy - Judy G, Russell

*Aug 11* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Using Pictures with Legacy Family Tree - Geoff Rasmussen

*Aug 15* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Analyzing Probate Records of Slaveholders to Identify Enslaved Ancestors - LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson

*Aug 16* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Finding Your Ancestors in German Directories - Ursula C. Krause

*Aug 16* - Internet -(Live) SCGS Webinar:  Ports of Entry - Kim von Aspern-Parker

*Aug 23* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  How to do Mexican Research and Be Successful - Jonathan Walker

*Aug 30* - Internet - (Live)  Legacy Webinar:  Getting Started with Evidentia - Edward A. Thompson