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George Washington Oxford 

George Washington Oxford with 2nd wife Eula Holiday Walker.

Billie Bird Veal, 1st Wife of George

George Washington Oxford was born in Montague County, Texas 8 September 1883.George was the son of John Collins Oxford and Susan A. Cate.

George died March 1964 in Ada, Pototoc County, Oklahoma, at the age of 81.He was interred in Lehigh Cemetery, Lehigh, Coal County, Oklahoma. George married twice.

He married Billie Bird Veal 01 December 1904 in Indian Territory, Atoka . Billie Bird was born 5 February 1886 in Texas. Billie Bird was the daughter of John Veal and Fannie Ann Baker . Billie Bird died 8 January 1916 in Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, at the age of 29. George and Billie Bird had five children.

Billie Bird Veal Oxford died being 8 months pregnant with twins; she had fallen over the flour barrel that was kept outside. Claborn was at home and the others were in the fields working.

He ran to get them and then the Doctor. The doctor was tending to a man whose leg was blown off in the coal mine and could not get there right away, and by the time the doctor arrived, it was too late to save Billie Bird and the twins.

[information furnished by Claborn Oxford ] Billie Birdís body was interred after 8 January 1916 in Lehigh Cemetery, Lehigh, Coal County, Oklahoma.

George married Mrs. Eula Holliday Walker 19 September 1923, in Oklahoma. Eula was born 19 March 1898. Eula died in September 1968 in Oklahoma at the age of 70. George and Eula had no children. Eula had a son from a previous marriage to Frank Walker

Lowell Walker was born 18 August 1918.Lowell died 24 February 1971, at the age of 52.

Known Locations:

YEAR

TOWN

COUNTY

STATE

DOCUMENTS

 1883

Unknown

Montague

Texas

Birth

1904

Atoka

 

Indian Territory

Marriage License

 1907

 

 

Oklahoma

Birth of child

 1909

 

 

 Oklahoma

 Birth of child

 1911

 

 

 Oklahoma

 Birth of child

 1913

 

 

 Oklahoma

 Birth of child

 1916

Ada

Pontotoc

Oklahoma

Death of wife

1923

 

 

Oklahoma

Marriage

1964

Ada

Pontotoc

Oklahoma

Death-Lehigh Coal County, Oklahoma

CHILDREN

Name:

Born

Died:

Location:

Claburn Wesley Oxford Married: Agnes Jackson , 1926 Okla. Betsy Ennis, 1934, Okla

 January 09, 1907, Oklahoma

 

 

Allie L Oxford Married: Goldie Unknown 1932 , Okla Gracie Hicks 1934, Okla

 December 23, 1907, Oklahoma

 March 03, 1987

 Dinuba, Tulare County, Ca.

Vera Mae Oxford Married: George Richardson 1928, Okla

 August 20, 1909

Atoka, Oklahoma

 April 06, 1992 Live Oak Texas,

Interred Lehigh Cemetary, Lehigh, Okla

Ada Idebell Oxford Married: Bee Bratton 1928, Okla

 October 20, 1911

Oklahoma

 

 

Hurshel Oxford Married Unknown

Dec.29,1913 Oklahoma

 April 08, 1939

 Fort Sill Lane, Oklahoma

RESEARCHER

 Darrel Oxford

Debbie Oxford Long

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