Kay County Cemeteries - Cooper Cemetery

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Pioneer Woman Statue

Ponca City, OK – Bryant Baker, Sculptor – Dedicated April 22, 1930.

Marland Mansion

Ponca City, OK - Constructed 1928.

Ponca City Library

Ponca City, OK – Constructed 1935.

Standing Bear Museum & Education Center

Ponca City, OK - Dedicated September 29, 2007.

Kay County Courthouse

Newkirk, OK – Constructed 1926.

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Cooper Cemetery

Location: This cemetery is located from the intersection of Main Street and 7th Street in Newkirk, go east on 7th Street ,7th Street will turn into River Road at the city limits, go east on River Road approximately six miles. Just east of the River bridge, turn North on Silverdale Road for 5 1/4 miles. There is no sign.

Established: On February 16, 1912, C.W. Wooden and Lucy Wooden; husband and wife, deeded land, George W. Riley, "except a graveyard which consisted of one acre being deeded to William Cooper, Jerry Thompson, and Anzy Riley for graveyard purposes to the general public." It wasn't until April 13th, 1913, that the Wooden's deeded to William Cooper, Jerry Thompson, and J.H. Thompson the tract of land. This record was recorded December 17, 1917. In all probability this cemetery was used for burials some time before the deeding of land for the cemetery.

 

 

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