Lincoln County, Oklahoma
Queries A-F


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I am looking for information on the Amos H. & Laura Hurley ADCOCK family. They had four children all born in Prague, Lincoln County. Their first child was born in December of 1899, and the last child in October of 1916. Grandma Laura's parents also lived in Prague. They were William A. and Rowena HURLEY. Great grandpa William was a Methodist minister.
Any help would be appreciated.
Marty Adcock
Walter Alexander born sometime between 1859 and 1888 married to Bertha Paxton. Kenneth Ray Alexander was his son born Jan.19, 1910 in Prague OK. He married Mattie Elizabeth Bond born in Bartlesville, Washington, OK. I'm Kenneth and Matties (Bills) Granddaughter.
Sharon Alexander
Just started tracing Anderson and Hobbs family in Chandler OK. Would like to share info with anyone tracing James Harvey Anderson or Orvil Hobbs. James Anderson came to Chandler in land rush.
Searching for any information on George and Millie VANDERPPOOL ARROWOOD and Rebecca VANDERPOOL. Other related name is FOUNTAIN. They were participants in the land run. George and Millie Arrowood lived in Ind. Territory, Sac and Fox Agency, then Stroud, in Lincoln County, OK. Rebecca Vanderpool, mother of Millie Arrowood was living with them some time after 1893. Would very much appreciate any information on any of these persons or descendants.
Brenda Vanderpool Brockman
Seeking info on the John A. Arwood family. In 1920 Lincoln County census family was John A. (age 52), Malinda J (age 50< Burley (age 22), Samuel (age 24), Stella (age 15), and Roddy Berry (age 3 mo., grandson). The family was from Scott Co., VA moving to OK between 1905 - 1920. Burley married Bess B. Lindsey in Enid, OK in 1923. There was another daughter Mollie (1900 - 1919) who married Roddy L. Berry Sr. in Lincoln Co. in 1918. They had son Roddy Jr. (in census) and Mollie died shortly after his birth. Samuel Howard was living near Meeker in 1942. Any info about family would be appreciated.
Kenneth D. Lawson
George Washington Ash moved to the Kendrick, OK area around 1915 from Georgia. His second wife Julia Smith White Ash d. July 1922 is buried in Kendrick Cemetery. Need death date and where he was buried. Would like to correspond with other Ash researchers.
Evelyn Cardwell
ASKEW, COUTS -- Seeking descendants of Rebecca S. ASKEW (b. c1852 KY) and husband Joseph M. COUTS (b. c1850 MO). They were married in Johnson Co., MO, and lived in Montague Co., TX, before moving to Lincoln Co., OK Territory. Their children included Fannie, Leona, William, Joseph, Thomas, Ezra, Ben, Vida, John and Hattie COUTS. I have lots of ASKEW data to share.
Bobby J. Wadsworth
AYARS, Dollie b. 1876, Junction City, KS, d. 1967 Chandler, OK; d/o James Franklin AYARS; looking for descendants of her sisters Margaret, Fanny, Maud, Grace, James (yes, a girl)
John Matthews
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We are searching for information on the Baker or Doty family from the late 1880' s to the present. If you have any information it would be appreciated.
Clarice Rhodes
Looking for info. on Albert Banks STILL died in Kansas City, MO Nov.1926 taking to Carney, Lincoln Co. OK and buried. Wife of only 4 years stated in a letter to my grandfather Ralph L STILL in Hasting, Mich dated 11-6-1926 from Carney OK. On a letter dated 12-7-1926 return address "after 5 day return to Mrs A.B. Still Carney Okla C/O Mrs Maud Carpenter." She also mentions her Children and there love for Albert and a brother in Carney. I don't know the wife's name or Children it may have some relative of Maud. Albert was in Lather Union and working in Kansas City when he got sick and died.
Ralph L Still III
I am searching for information on William Thomas BARRETT who died in Parkland, Lincoln county, OK 21 Nov 1914 and his wife Florence (STRICKLAND) BARRETT who died in Parkland, Lincoln county, OK 6 Mar 1910. Would be glad to share information that I have acquired on these families. They were in Harrison co MO during the 1910 Census and must have gone to Parkland, Lincoln co OK shortly thereafter.
Ruth Rosencrans
Looking for Walker Hunt BATEMAN m. Grace E. AYARS, probably in Chandler. Also A. BATEMAN, E. BATEMAN, and GEO. W. BATEMAN, who had land in NORTH CHOCTAW TOWNSHIP, TOWNSHIP 13 NORTH, RANGE 4 EAST.
John Matthews
William Thomas Batts [1901-1980] was born in Lincoln County on January 6, 1901. On March 28, 1922 he married Marie Beatty. William died in 1980, but I'm not sure where. I am looking for any information about the ancestors or descendants of William Thomas Batts. Information about Marie Beatty would be appreciated.
Jack Wood
I am researching the Phillip Beall/Beal family. Phillip is listed on the OK. Terr. census of Wanamaker OK. The Listing for Original Land records for Lincoln Co. has him in Iowa Township. Phillip and his wife Mary Ann left KS. and went on the land run . they had four children Perry, Rosa, Maggie, and Lizzie. They later moved back to KS. but Perry Beall stayed in OK. and as late as 1948 was still there. Thank you for any help.
Joyce Wilson
BEHRNES, Any information on George F. Behrnes III and Hannah Irvin who lived in Linclon County in the 1880"s. I think they are buried in Kellerby cemetary. They had 8 children. Please send any information via e-mail or to:
Frederick G. Behrnes, 315 Lake Placid Ct., Oldsmar, FL 34677
Frederick G. Behrnes
on AOL or worldnet
Looking for information on Horace Buster and Martha Ann (Freeman) BETTIS. Martha b. Feb-1905 d. 28-Aug-1982. I don't have any info on Horace. Horace and Martha Bettis lived in Meeker, OK.
Leona Headley
Looking for descendants of James William Bishop, born in Scott Co., VA, died in 1940 in Lincoln Co., OK. He married Rebecca Minerva Nickels, who died in 1930 in Sparks, OK. They had the following children: Abbie, William James, Charlotte Jane, Henderson C., Dora Alice, John Patton, Worl, Richard, Willard Clarence, Claude D., Minnie, Roy, and Maude. Would like to exchange information.
Brian Nichols
I am researching my family history (BLACKBURN). They were living in Lincoln county in 1910. Part of the family moved to Ellis county later but two of the girls remained in Lincoln county. I need to know what records are available for Lincoln county for marriages, deaths, and land records. Also, do you know of any source of old school records? I have been told that my Aunt taught school in Lincoln county, but I don't know which Aunt. One was named Alice, and one was Ellen. Alice later married a man named Ira Lewis, but she died somewhere around 1922. Oklahoma state vital records have no record of her death. Any assistance you could give me would be deeply appreciated.
Mary Blackburn
Blackwell, Walter (DOB:7/16/1881 DOD:7/1966); looking for any information on this individual.
Walter B. Blackwell III
Walter Blackwell III
Opal Specht
I am needing some information on some relatives that settled in the Garden Grove community southeast of Prague. My great grandfather John W. Bland b.16 Apr 1857 d. 1 Mar 1930, his nickname was John the Baptist, and his wife Margrett Nancy Leach b. 21 Apr 1857 d. 10 may 1926, who went by Nancy, lived in the Garden Grove area. Did he own any land or a house or a business? Family history says he helped his brother George Washington Bland run a grocery/general store there. I do know they lived in Pittsburg Co. in 1910, but I am not sure when he went to Garden Grove. He and Nancy are buried at the Garden Grove Cemetery.
Sherri Higgins Clark
Looking for information about Walter B. Bourland born 1859 Franklin County Al., married Maggie (no maiden name) son was James Bruce Bourland born in 1895 in IT, Seminole Oklahoma, married Laveda Holmes (Butterfield)Bourland. Father Gabriel Lee Bourland born in 1827 Al. or Ky. died in Prague, Ok in 1913. They're my grandparents, and greatgrandfather.
Greg Charles Bourland
BREWER, James Daniel m. (1) A Maude Mary An Oulman in 1864 and (2) Anna Dora Liafe in 1884 and raised their family in Lincoln Co. around Meeker and Chandler. He homesteaded on the Kickapoo land when it was first opened up. I have no proff of any of this just word of mouth. Any and all info you can provide me would be deeply appreciated.
Carolyn Burns
Looking for any information on the James D. Brown family. 2nd wife Sarah Jane Brewington Salyer. They lived in Meeker, Payson, and on 40 acres close to Sparks, Ok. Some of their childrens names were Florence, James, Theodore, Mable, Sherd and Ruth. James D. was a civil war veteran and died in 1934 and is buried in White Dove cemetary in Sparks, along side Sarah and Ruth. James's 1st wife was Mary Furguson. She died in April 1894. There were 9 or 10 children from that marriage. Sarah had 2 or 3 daughters from a previous marriage to Albert Salyer who died in Nov. 1888.
James W. Brown
I am looking for information about my grandfather & grandmother who were married in Chandler, Ok December 21, 1916. Names: Earlie Edward Butler and Susie Missouri Haun. Would like verification that they were indeed married in Chandler. Thanking you in advance.
Susan Serdahl
Fred or Frank Cashman died 1979 Lincoln Co. has sister Mary Cashman. Need any info including surviving family members.
Linda Tilson
I am seeking info. on my gfather, John I. Cates and his brother, Benjamin Cates. They owned the funeral palor in Stroud in the late 1800s and early 1900s. John married Mattie Helms and they had two children, Dovie May and John A. John I. Also had the first car agency in Stroud.
John C. Harding
Searching info - even 1920 census info would be nice - for Dosha (or Dorhie or Docia) Caudel Whipkey, born 2MAY1908, daughter of John B. and Polly Ann Caudill. That is all that is known except she lived in Davenport, Kendrick area.
Judy Tracy
for Boyd Whipkey
I am looking for any info on a William Virgil CHANDLER and Lillie Bell TURNER /CHANDLER. In Chandler Ok. Lillie Bell CHANDLER b. 1896 died 1924 in Chandler Ok. Sarah DOUGHTY/CHANDLER was Williams mother b. 1861 Mo. died in 1923 in Chandler Ok. Lillie Bell CHANDLER'S Father was Jim TURNER. I don't have much info on Jim TURNER. I think his full name was James Houston TURNER. The family called him Jim. James Turner had a son named Frank TURNER 1894. We believe Mary WEIR was James TURNER'S wife. I have been told she was Blackfeet indian. Any help with this family would be great.I am at a stand still at this time.
I am searching for information on James Raymond Cheek, married to Esther Marie Meiers Cheek. His mother was Hattie Bell Cheek and James Henry (not sure of name). He had 1 sister Velma Cheek Davis Littleford.

Know nothing else about Hattie Bell or James (Henry) Cheek.

Esther Meire Cheek's parents are Fred Meire and Mother 's name is unknown but, both came to U.S. from Germany. Last known residence for Fred Meire and wife was Prague, Ok. Esther and Raymond were married in Prague, Ok.

One of Esther's Sisters Lellus Meire married John Frost, from Elmore City, Ok, Another sister, Tela Meire married Tandy Hamilton.

Esther and Ramond along with Tela and Tandy moved to Baton Rouge, La. Raymond and Esther later moved and retired in Lafayette, La.

Denise Cheek
I am attempting to locate information on my gr. grandparents, William and Rosa Chesmore, and their family. They were in the Agra area in Lincoln County. Any information will be appreciated.
Camilla Coscia
I am looking for any information on BRYANT CHURCH you lived in the Stroud area around 1895. He was born in Illinois in 1861. His first wife's name was Sophia. I think he later moved to Tulsa. Any information would be appreciated.
Tim Mike
I am looking for any information that you might have referring to Edgar L COBB (d. 12/39), Laura J COBB (d. 2/2/42) or Fred L COBB (7/52) . They are my grandmother's family members who are buried in Chandler's Oak Park Cemetery. This is all the information the City of Chandler passed on to me. My grandmother was Eula COBB, wife of Roger HUGO (deceased), Wagoner County. I have no living person to ask and background of the COBBs.
Susan J Norris
Am seaching for the Family of Leroy A. COCHRANE, born 1848 in Jefferson County, Il, the son of John and Mary Elizabeth (ROBERSON) COCHRANE. Leroy was a Druggets/Apothecary in Charleston, Arkansas, but in 1905 he and his wife Mary "Molly" were living in Lincoln Co, Oklahoma, cause he made a deed to property owned inJefferson county, Illinois. Would like to know more about Leroy's family, children and etc. I have a lot of old letters and a dairy of his, which is very interesting to read of his travels in Oklahoma, and Colorado. Hope to find some of the family.
Betty Sink
I am looking for information on the descendants of the COLLIER family.
Daniel Boone COLLIER b. January 10, 1836 Ohio d. June 24, 1906 Chandler, Lincoln Co., OK , burried Forrest Cemetary out on Midlothian Road. Daniel is the son of Michael Collier and Hannah Lee.
Wife, Naoma Jane Marvin b. May 12, 1836 Adams Co., Ohio d/o Ira Marvin b. Canada and Rebecca Monroe. Naoma died June 24, 1924. Also burried n Forrest Cemetary.
Daniel and Naoma came to came to Oklahoma in 1895, made their home in Lincoln and Payne counties. Naomi taught school at Clematus School in 1915. Daniel enlisted in the Civil War in July 19, 1863 out of Co.E, 1 Ohio Heavy Art'y. He served until July 25, 1865.
A family story is that later in life Daniel had to be tied to a tree, the family thinking he had rabies, so they could work the farm without him wondering off. Now we know this as the desease Ronald Reagan has. (Sorry, couldn't spell it! :o) )
The children of Daniel and Naoma COLLIER are: 1) Frankland P. b. June 10, 1861 in Ohio d. November 28, 1917 2) William B. b. October 31, 1862 in Ohio 3) Rebecca Adeline b. February 15, 1865 in Ohio, m. ? McCARTHY 4) Dennis Lee b. September 14, 1866 in Ohio d. October 2, 1933 m. Shelby Stockton 5) Hannah M. b. April 20, 1869 in Ohio 6) Daniel Wheeler b. February 28, 1872 in Ohio m. Dara Bell MURLIN
Daniel was a respected member of the town of Sparks. He was a one time owner of the Farmer's and Merchant's Bank (the building still stands today) along with his son Clarence. On February 24, 1903 he was elected onto the Board of Trustees in Sparks. Before owning the F and M Bank he was the Vice President of the Bank in 1902. He owned the Southland Cotton Seed Oil Company and the Farmers Union Gin. 7) Margaret Frances (my great grandmother) b. March 9, 1874 in Ohio d. February 22, 1956 m. July 21, 1897 to Ben Johnson b. December 5, 1864 in Peoria, ILL d. January 10, 1941 buried in Hemit, California. son of: Lars John JOHNSON/JNSSON and Mary O'CONNERS
Lars JOHNSON was born November 27, 1828 in Kvistofta Parish, Skane, Sweden. At the age of 16 (1844), Lars was sentenced to be beheaded for participating in robbery and manslaughter. But King Oscar I of Sweden pardened him to life inprison instead. Lars served 14 years in prison. King Oscar I released him in May of 1858 under th econdition that he work and live with his brother Bengt Lundgren, Council member of Helsingborg, Sweden. Lars came to America in 1859 and slowly made his way from Boston, to Illnois, to Kansas, then in 1893 to Kickapoo Country, Lincoln Co., Oklahoma. Lars married Mary O'CONNER of Ireland d/o Charles and Julia O'CONNERS in Boston on Feb. 18, 1859. Lars died on November 29, 1898, he is buried in Wright Cemetary in Chandler, OK. The editer of the Chandler News wrote his Obit and esteemed Lars for his many good qualities. 8) Thomas Ira b. October 10, 1878 d. December 2, 1918 9) Sarah Bell b. December 2, 1875 Married Edward Samuel OLIPHANT both Sara and Edward are buried in Forrest Cemetary. 10) Sophie Ann died as a child
Any and all information would be welcomed. Thank you, Cheryl Johnson, 1305 South Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73119-5062
Cheryl Johnson
Searching for information on the following:
b: 28 Nov 1849 in either TN or MO.
m: Charles Montgomery CONLEY 2 Oct 1892 in St Francois Co., MO.
d: unk, buried in Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Lincoln Co., OK.
Anything would be appreciated.
Donald E. Conley
Interested in contacting descendents of Wyat and Martha Cooper who settled on a claim S.E. 1/4. Sec. 17.twnship.16 in Lincoln County. They had at least 3 children; Ethel born Feb 1886, Fred born Aug 1899 and died young. Frank (birth date unknown) and Treasie lived in Deal and later moved to Merrick where he helped build houses. Wyat was a brother to my g grandfather John Wesley Cooper born 25 Dec 1856 in Indiana. Wyat and John were sons of Jacob Dorrison Cooper. Need help on this.
Joyce Cooper Horn
Born in Stroud Lincoln County July 10, 1919
Died Tacoma Washington 1 Jan 1981
Parents were Paul Curry & Lulu Edith (Shaw) Curry Married in 1918 in Chandler Four sons Raymond, Lawrence, Lewis, Elmer
Paul Curry was the Son of Lewis White Curry and Celestia (Dewey) Curry, he was 1 of 13 children.
(copied from surnames page)
Cathy Curry
I'm looking for information about my great grandparents. His name was Tobias Dannar,born Feb. 16 1862 in Mo. Died in Lincoln county, Chandler, Oklahoma on Nov. 4, 1918. My great grandmother was Amanda (Monroe) Dannar . She was born Aug. 8, 1864, in Mo. or Illinois. She died Dec. 27, 1929 in Lincoln county, Sparks/ or North Siminal? I would like to find out her background. For example, who was her mother. Where was she born. Was Amanda part Native American? Any information wound be appreciated.
John Ellison
Seeking info on Zebulon J. Davis/Davies living in Lincoln County in 1909. At that time he was approximately 65 years old. Son of William and Mary Williams Davis, born in Wales. Lived in Neosho County, Kansas.
Jim Davies
I am searching for my great grandfather and great grandmother, John and Margaret Denison/Dennison. I have been told that John Denison is buried in Meeker, Oklahoma. Margaret as well may be buried there. If any one has any knowledge of them I would appreciate any information that you have. If there is someone from Meeker, Oklahoma that has a listings of deaths who is buried in the cemetery and could look it up to see if they are buried there and could also supply the dates of their deaths, I would greatly appreciate it.
Jack Denison
i am looking for information on the dorris family of lincoln co. and sac fox are a. cushing .stroud.1910 census shows them in oklahoma in payne co. thomas dorris florence dorris many more my ggrandfather died in 1918 in the war some how his head stone was lost? so im told i need help also charlie staton was married to opal dorris if i undrestand my information they had 13 kids anyone wi th any connection please e-mail me
Am researching the Downs family. My father, Frederick Earl Downs, was born in Tryon, Lincoln Co., Oklahoma, in 1905. My grandfather and grandmother, Dallas Darrell Downs and Philena Waters Downs, are buried in the Tryon Cemetery. Anyone who might know this family, please contact me.
Fred Downs
Home Page
(copied from surname page)
Fred Downs
Web Page
Seeking info on DUBLE family. My grandfather was Leo Joe DUBLE b. 30May1913 in Kendrick, Lincoln,OK. His father was Wm Henry DUBLE b.1872 IL. Wm had a brother named Thomas who also came to OK. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Also seeking info on SISSON(S) line. Orville SISSON(S) was Leo's step-father. The SISSON(S) family came to Lincoln Co abt.1905 from IL.
I am seeking information on the Duffy family of Lincoln County. Charles Austin Duffy (1840 to 1870) married to Mary Katherine Garrett (1840 to 1870) known children are Neal Charles Duffy b.May 21, 1889, Jess Duffy, Alice Duffy and at least one other daughter. Neal married Florence Patterson in 1915 in Lincoln County and they resided in Arcadia well into the 50's.
Camilla Coscia
DUGGAN, At noon on Tuesday, September 22, 1891, Isaac W. Duggan was one of some 20,000 in a crowd of people preparing to make the second Oklahoma land run. Ike mounted his horse and when the gun sounded he set out to stake a claim on 160 acres which is now located 3 miles north and 1 miles east of Prague, Lincoln County, Oklahoma. I have this family back to the original ancestor and will be most happy to help anyone who is related to this family to document their research into my research. The descendents of this family are still living on the original homestead today.
Carline Harp Doyle
I am seeking any information on my great grandfather, William Joshua ELLISON. b. may 26 1846 d july 20 1917, or his decendants, he was married to Nancy (Speer ) b. july 1848 d. 1892, Their children were; Mary Ann, Melvina Jane, Julia Clementine, Louisa Sara Jane, Josie Arzona ( my grandmother) and Luther Edgar. They lived near a place called Anvil in Lincoln County, in 1898. I would especialy like to find their burial place. Any Information would be appreciated. Phone 405-372-5626.
Jerry Beverage
I'm searching for a Charles Ellison who had a son (my grandfather) named James R. Ellison who was born in Tryon, OK. I am a stumping block on the Charles. He had a wife named Elizabeth Mills. ANY help or direction would be helpful.
Paul Ellison
Searching for info about Andrew Jackson Foglesong who died in Lincoln Co. Ok. in 1910. Any info on any Foglesong is appreciated.
Peggy Morgan
I'm looking for the family of JAMES SAMSON FORD and HENRIETTA (SMITH) Children are carrie,Frank J,Tolbart H, James M (roe),Opal Jane, Peter, Harry, Thelma. Little is known of this family. As they all lived in the town of Wellston Okla.
Bruce & Donna Baldwin
Looking for information on FOUTZ family in Lincoln County. The town of Tryon may have been named after a Byron FOUTZ. They came from Kansas and settled in the area for awhile.Other relatives would have been Albert, Sara, Absolom, Claude and Jesse, Raymond, Loren, Harley and Bertha. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Brian D.Foutz
Would like informatiom on my grandmothers fathers family. His name was John Fox , Grand mother married into the Bennetts, Her name was Clara or Cora. It is the Fox Family that I'm in need of information.
Charles C. Harrington
Seeking info re: Charles Frayer and Edith Wallen Frayer early settlers when Lincoln County was Indian Territory. Charles was an attorney and a school teacher. They had a farm outside Stroud. Their family included: Ruth Frayer Terry a lifelong resident of Stroud who was married to Bob Terry, a Stroud automobile dealer; Chloe Frayer Collum married John Newton Collum and Chloe's sister Bess married John's brother Joe; Darwin Frayer became an attorney and practiced in Oklahoma City until his death; Chloe had a twin, Pearl Frayer Foster who resided in Tulsa until her death, another sister Blanche went back to Ohio, Annie lived near Stroud, and another sister, Flora married Sid Stein, publisher of the Tulsa World and lives in Tulsa. Charles Frayer was in Michigan in 1859 and was an orphan who worked on a farm and got a law degree. He was a prosecuting attorney and justice of the peace. He was also in Ohio before coming to Indian Territory.
If you have any information about Charles and Edith, I would be very greatful.
Pat Swanson
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