On The Bookshelf

Recent Purchases of the Following Books-Microfilm for the Genealogy Section of the Ponca City Library.

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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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On The Bookshelf

The book committee
of the
Pioneer Genealogical Society
is pleased to announce the recent purchase of the following books-Microfilm for the genealogy section of the Ponca City Library.

 

Marriage Records of Harrison County, Missouri
By Les Beeks
Memorial to Norma Sheets Lewis
Annals Augusta County, Virginia with Riminiscences
By Joseph A Waddell
Memorial to Sue Ziegenhain
Historic Homes of the Southwest Mountains of Virginia
By Edward C Mead, Published in 1978 by C J Carrier Company, Harrisonburg VA
Memorial to Edythe L Gieseker
A Journey to Ohio in 1810
Memorial to Ben Meade
Military Records and Historical Notes of Ancestors of the Revoluntionary War
Memorial to James B Trout
Whisler Tobias Family
Memorial to Lloyd Winston LeBaron

The Royal Air Force in Oklahoma
by Paula Carmack Denson
Memorial to Ruth & Lloyd Starnes

The Clark Family and Location from Early Southwest Virginia Families
Including families of Kelly, Smyth, Buchanan, Clark and related families of Edmondson, Keys, Beattie, Ryburn, McDonald
By Elizabeth Kelly Allison
Memorial to Mary Stitch Clark
West Virginia Daughters and Their Revolutionary Patriot Ancestors
By West Virginia State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution – 1981
Memorial to Birdie Mae Taylor
The Fourteenth Arkansas Confederate Infantry
By Desmond Walls Allen
Memorial to Paul Hill
John Brattain [1720-1784]
The First American Brattain and his Descendants

Second Edition
Compiled by Richard Brattain

Covers Brattain’s in North Carolina, Arkansas, Oregon, Washington, Indiana, Iowa and Oklahoma
This book was donated by Richard Brattain

Newkirk Herald Journal
Jan 1934 – Dec 1935
Microfilm

Memorial to Erma Inez Carmack

Tonkawa News
Jan 1, 1931 – Jun 30, 1932
Microfilm

Memorial to Elizabeth Hinshaw

Dilworth New Era
1917-1918 Various dates
The Sooner
1896-1894 Various dates
Kildare Journal
1898 Jan 7 – Dec 30

Memorial to Nolah Maxine Haller

Tonkawa News
Jul 1, 1929 – Dec 29, 1930
Microfilm

Memorial to Virginia Lee Mair

Kaw City News
1945 Oct 18, Dec 13
1948 Sep-Dec
1949 Dec 8
1950 Mar 23, Jun 15, Nov 30
Microfilm

Memorial to Darleen Brown

Tonkawa News
Jan 1, 1935 – Dec 30, 1935
Microfilm

Memorial to Roy E Garten

Tonkawa News
Jul 3, 1932 – Dec 28, 1933
Microfilm

Memorial to Edna Fay Johnson

Blackwell Daily News
May 4, 1914 - May 7, 1915
[Newspaper - Microfilm]

Memorial to James Hugh Cassidy

Tonkawa News
January 2, 1928 - June 27, 1929
[Newspaper - Microfilm]

Memorial to D J Mourer

Newkirk Herald Journal
May 3, 1928 - December 26, 1929
[Newspaper - Microfilm]

Memorial to Graydon Lester Brown

Newkirk Herald Journal
January 2, 1920 - December 31, 1931
[Newspaper - Microfilm]

Memorial to Hugh David Wiles

Newkirk Herald Journal
January 7, 1932 - December 28, 1933
[Newspaper - Microfilm]

Memorial to Betty Lee Snider

Kaw City News
Jul 1939 – Dec 1944
Microfilm

Memorial to DeRoy Skinner
“Marshall – Descendants of William Marshall”
by O. S. Marshall 1884
This book is in very poor condition and was not placed on the bookshelf, but sent to the archives until such time as it can be repaired and restored.

“Wissler, Whisler & Wistler Families”
by Oby J. Bonawit 1985

“The Marshall Family”
by M. L. Marshall 1986

Memorial to Lulu Mae Marshall Keathly

"The Capture and Prison Pen and the Escape"
Memorial to Ray Laughrey Published in 1868...
This book is in very poor condition and was not placed on the bookshelf, but sent to the archives until such time as it can be repaired and restored.
“Washita County, Oklahoma Cemetery Book”
Compiled by Connie Ringler and Janet Black

Memorial to Helen Elizabeth Spore

"The Order of the founders & Patriots of America Register 1902"
Memorial to Iris Lowry

“Index to Obituary Notices in the religious Herald Richmond Virginia 1828 – 1938”
By WPA - Virginia
Memorial to Barbara Rivers Chambers

“East Tennessee’s forgotten children – Apprentices from 1778-1911 “ Alan N Miller
Memorial to Raymona Mae Potts LeBaron

“Earliest Tennessee Land Records & Earliest Tennesse Land History”
Irene M Griffey
Memorial to Peggy Clack Williams
“Scots in the American west”
David Dodson
Memorial to Maime Ruth Holroyd Ramey
“A history of the valley of Virginia”
Samuel Kercheval
Memorial to Zenna Wagoner Wright
“Index to Alabama Wills 1808-1870”
DAR Alabama
Memorial to Lois Nell Sober Whitfield

 

 

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