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Contributed by Douglas White

Bledsaw / Frasher / White
Old Manford,  Creek County, Oklahoma

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Photo 1.  Matt Walter and his wife Lee Ada (Frasher) Bledsaw, 25 Dec 1960, taken in Old Mannford.  This is my grandparents on my mother, Dovie Bledsaw White's, side.

Photo 2   Lee Ada, Martha, Bill, and Matt Bledsaw taken in 1950.  Grandparents and grand uncle and aunt on my mother's side.

Photo 3   Dennis Jack and Ruby Frasher taken in 1960 in Old Mannford.  Lee Ada Frasher Bledsaw's brother and his wife.  

Photo 1 Daughters of Lee and Matt Bledsaw, Addie Bledsaw Devine, Dovie Bledsaw White, and Della Bledsaw Crambrink.  Photo taken in Old Mannford in 1959 at Dovies café called the Coffee Cup Café.

Photo 2 Photo taken of my father Lee Erastus (Ras or Eras) White and Dovie Delsenna (Bledsaw) White in 1940 near Old Mannford.

Photo 3 Photo of Lee White and his family.  Standing Lee and Dovie, Lees father Arthur and Daughter Vera Mae sitting on Lap taken in 1941 near Old Mannford.

Photo 4 Photo of Dovie White being baptized in 1952.  She is the last in the line in the water.

Photo 1 -- Arthur White Family about 1914, Arthur and Mora (Taylor) White standing with first child Lee Erastus White.

Photo 2  Mora with Emery White, Lee Erastus in center and Arthur holding John or Jack White.  Taken about 1920.

Photo 3  My Father, Lee Erastus White, in a photo taken in front of Police station in New Mannford Oklahoma in 1969.  All of his equipment and uniform he purchased himself on a salary of about $150 per month.  He also purchased and equipped his own squad car until 1971.  He was also a Creek County Deputy Sheriff.  Was Town Marshall of Mannford from 1952 until 1976 and Creek County Deputy from 1953 until 1976.  His badge number and call sign was Mannford 1, which was retired with him.  He was an honorary Creek County Deputy until his death in Dec 2000.

Photo 4  Lee White at his home in Old Mannford showing off the new pistol he recently purchased in 1960.