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July 6, 1999
William Tucker Wright, born Sept 2, 1844 in . The son of Griffin Wright and Malinda. They were in Lincoln Co. TN, for the 1850 Crensus. He married Mary Elizabeth Burrow, probably in Arkansas. Their marriage record has not been found. Mary was born in Washington Co., Ark. The next record of William T. Wright is, he purchased property in Washington Co. Arkansas in 1867. Malinda, along with William's brother George, and his sister Eliza were in Benton Co. for the 1870 Census. Eliza was married to Elkanah Richards in Benton Co. George was married to Mary Redwine in Benton Co. both were married in 1870. Where was William's family in 1860 ? (More about the story of how William was found later.)
My name is Barbara Stewart. I was born in Craig County Oklahoma. My Father Roy Summers was born in Oklahoma Indian Territory. My grandfather, Robert Benjamin Franklin Summers was part of a surveying crew, in Indian Territory, in the 1890's, and later was a US Deputy Marshal, and rode with Heck Bruner, Deputy Marshal, out of the Vinita, Indian Terr. Marshal's office. My Grandmother made him give that up after they married, because it was too dangerous. They all lived in Spavinaw, I.T. and later it was called Spavinaw, Mayes Co., Oklahoma
My interest in Genealogy, most likely started very young. I was always rummaging through my mothers picture drawer. All of the family photos were kept in one large dresser drawer. I would ask my mother who the people in the photos were, and even then it was fascinating. I was probably six years old.
Before I became caught up in this Genealogy madness, I owned and operated an art gallery and taught oil painting on canvas. I am married, have one son, and daughter-in-law, and 3 grandchildren.
Post Office Name & Date Established
|Adiar, I.T. Mar 15, 1883||Lynch's Prairie, I.T. May 9, 1878|
|Archer, Okla Sept 18, 1910||Mark, I.T. Aug 6, 1904|
|Boatman, Okla Aug 28, 1922||Markham, I.T. Mar 21,189|
|Cabin Creek, I.T. July 6, 1868||Mazie, I.T. July 11, 1905|
|Chaffee, I.T. June 26, 1897||Murphy, Okla 1916 (day unknown)|
|Chapel, I.T. July 20, 1903||Pensacola, I.T. May 23, 1896|
|Cherokee Orphan Asylum, I.T.Jan 10, 1976||Pryor Creek, I.T. Nov 27, 1878|
|Choteau, I. T. Oct 18, 1871||Pryor's Creek, I.T. Aug 19, 1869|
|Coo-Y-Yah, I.T. Jan 31, 1882||Rogers, Okla July 21, 1911|
|Disney May 21, 1938||Rose, I. T. Mar 13, 1891|
|Dragger, I.T. May 25, 1905||Salina, I.T. Mar 10, 1884|
|Felix, I.T. Oct 2,1903||Spavina Mills, I.T. Oct 10, 1878|
|Grand Saline, I.T. Feb 23, 1849||Spavinaw, I.T. Mar 14, 1892|
|Greenbrier, I.T. Sep 1, 1900||Strang, I.T. Mar 18, 1913|
|Kinsey, Okla Aug 22,1913||Tank, Okla Sep 3, 1920|
|Loaf, Okla Dec 21, 1915||Tip, I.T. June 19, 1906|
|Locust Grove, I.T. Mar 26, 1873||Walnut, I.T. Aug 30, 1902|
|Lynch, I.T. Oct 30, 1905|
The map shows several small communities, that are no long in existence.
And it is important in the fact that the Grand River Dam was build in the
late 1930's, creating over 1,000 miles of shoreline, and changed the area
in the Northeast part of the County. New town sites were established after
the dam was built, and others moved from their original location. Some
communities disappeared during the depression and Dust Bowl era. Cemeteries
were even relocated to other existing cemeteries.( The file size is about
1 megabyte, it should take about a minute to load, but may take longer
if you have a slow connection, )
Disney Cemetery, was in Mayes County but was moved during the construction of the dam. The graves were relocated to the Ketchum Cemetery in Craig County, about seven miles north of their original location.
Old Spavinaw Cemetery, once situated on Spavinaw
Creek, was moved during the construction of the Spavinaw Lake, a project
of the City of Tulsa, abt. 1920, to provide clean water, by gravity flow
to Tulsa, 65 miles away. The new location of the Spavinaw-Strang Cemetery
is north of the Junction of Hiway 20 and 82, just north of the City of
There are only three graves remaining at the old cemetery location,
now a park on the north edge of the lake. Due to a dispute over the moving
of the graves by my great uncle, the graves were left untouched. My great
grandmother Eveline Bowman Thompson's grave, is one of those. The others
are her daughter in law, and her baby. The City of Tulsa, maintains the
grounds, and the grave sites.
This photo is of Leander Carroll, the second son of Henry, and Henrietta Beaver Carroll, and his wife Marguerite Elizabeth Peeples Carroll, taken circa 1909.
1 Henry Carroll b: Abt 1808 in SouthCarolina
. +Henryetta Beaver b: 1839 in North Carolina m. Murray Co. Georgia
.... 2 James M. Carroll b: Abt 1858 in Tennessee
.... 2 Leander Carroll b: Abt 1859 in Woodtown, Murray Co. Georgia
........ +Marguerite E. Peeples b: 19 Oct 1864 in Murray Co , Georgia
........... 3 William Carroll b: 28 May 1882
........... 3 Mary Carrroll b: Abt 1884 in Georgia
............... +Frank W. Goins b: Abt 1876 in Tennessee
........... 3 Minnie Carroll b: Abt 1886
............... +Alex Goins b: 1879
........... 3 Henry Grady Carroll b: 25 Feb 1889 in Murray Co. Ga
. ............... +Nannie Brown b: 30 Aug 1893 in Benton Co, Miss
. ........... 3 Benjamin Mitchell Carroll b: 6 May 1890 in Murray Co.Ga.?
............... +Olivia Bowden b: 14 Aug 1872 in Unknown
........... 3 Alfred Doss Carroll b: 27 Jun 1891 in Spring Place, Murray, Georgia
............... +Clara Mable Stewart b: 29 Feb 1896 in Savoy, Washington, Arkansas
........... 3 Georgia Marguerite Carroll b: 1895 in Texas
............... +George Brown
.... 2 John H. Carroll b: Abt 1862
.... 2 Mary Carroll b: Abt 1864
.... 2 William Carroll b: Abt 1868
Henry Carroll, my GG-Grandfather was probably married before he married Henrietta Beaver since he was more than twice her age when they married.
I recently found out that Henry had a daughter named Roseannah Carroll, who married John H.Beaver, and he probably had a son named Edward Carroll.
If you have any information on Henry Carroll, email me, firstname.lastname@example.org, or write: P.O. Box 250, Disney, OK 74340
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