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229. Eva KING50 was born on 10 May 1901.38 She died in February 1989 at the age of 87 in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma.38

Eva moved to the Oral Roberts retirement community in Tulsa OK after her husband died.

Eva KING and Dr. Joseph FULCHER were married circa 1928.50,117 Dr. Joseph FULCHER was born on 4 March 1899.38 He died in July 1980 at the age of 81 in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma.38

Dr. Fulcher was a urologist. He graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 1926 and interned at Memphis General Hospital. He practiced medicine in Tulsa, OK.

Eva and Joe adopted Eva's niece Neta Jo, after her mother Neva died. Lived in Tulsa OK at time of Eva's mother's death.

Obituary stated survivors were wife Eva and two daughters, Mrs. C. J. Frazier of Ojai, CA, and Mrs. Floyd Hendrickson of Ft Worth TX; five grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. S. E. Douglas of Tahlequah, Mrs. W. F. Langston of Pauls Valley [OK], and Mrs. M. F. Coly of Cheyenne, Wyoming. He was buried at Tahlequah City Cemetery, Tahlequah, OK.
He was born Birta, Yell County, AR. Joe was in the U.S. Navy during World War I, aboard the battleship New Hampshire, and served in the Navy Medical Reserve Corp from 1930 to 1937.

Since he was born in 1899 in Arkansas, I checked the 1900 census for his family.
Mason Twp, Yell Co, AR, Hh 319
Leander Fulcher, b. Jan 1853, age 47, married 20 yr, b. GA, a farmer
Caroline, wife, b. Jan 1860, age 40, has had 11 children, 10 are living, b. AR
Steve, son, b. May 1881, age 19
Luther, son, b. Jul 1884, age 15
Lulla, dau, b. Jul 1884, age 15 [apparently twins]
Lillie, dau, b. Aug 1886, age 13
Rube, son, b. Jan 1889, age 11
Arch, son, b. Jan 1890, age 10
Octava, dau, b. Jan 1893, age 7
Mollie, dau, b. May 1895, age 5
James, son, b. Apr 1897, age 3
Joe, son, b. Feb 1889, age 1

In 1910, the family was in the same place, Hh 86
Lee F. Fulcher, age 57, married twice, the last time for 30 years, b. GA
Caroline C., wife, age 48, married once, has had 14 children, 11 are living, b. AR
Octavia, dau, age 17
Mollie E., dau, age 14
James, son, 13
Joe, son, 11
Janie, dau, 9
Ader L. dau, age 4 [probably Ada]

1940 Census. Tulsa, Tulsa Co, OK, Hh 90
Joseph Fulcher, age 41, b. AR, physician, private practice
own their home worth $8000; he had 5 years of college
Eva M., age 38, b. AR, 4 years of collete
Jo Frances, daughter, age 11, b. OK, five years of school

I found of list of attendees at a King family reunion - the daughter married to Floyd Hendrickson was Neta, who was their adopted daughter - daughter of Neva King.

I also have a picture of Jo Frances & Chet, children David & Linda, Frasier - this would seem to be Eva & Joseph's daughter.

Eva KING and Dr. Joseph FULCHER had the following children:

353

i.

Jo Francis FULCHER (private).

354

ii.

Neta Jo FULCHER (private).