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Woods County: The Alva Republican

July 6, 1894

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Henry SPARKS last Sunday night, a girl with Dr. Mattie KARR as the Master of Ceremonies.

July 13, 1894

Born to L.M. AXLINE and wife yesterday, July 5, a 12 pound boy, with Dr. BURNEY in attendance.

Married-At Alva July 11 by Rev. CORNET, W.O. LEWALLEN and Eva ELLIOTT, they have the best wishes of the community.

August 3, 1894

Mr. Nelson MCCARTY, brother of Mrs. Frank HATCH, who has been visiting in Alva for sometime left for Canada. Married Last Thursday evening, July 26, 1894, Mr. J.S. YOUNG of Denver, Colorado and Miss Kate BEEGLE. The ceremony took place at the family residence by Rev. M.T. LONG of the M.E Church. The groom is an educator of prominence in his state, being at present Assistant State Superintendent of Colorado and a young man of great promise. The couple left for their new home in Denver.

August 10, 1894

Born to Mr. and Mrs. J.A. WARRICK, August 3 a nice girl.

August 23, 1894

Died August 22 at him home in Alva twonship, Elisha GORDON in the 86 year of his life. Mr. GORDON was a man of high standing. He came here from Nebraska and was perhaps the oldest citizen in this county.

January 1, 1924

Benedict F. Strauch born July 12, 1844 in Dawson, Pa. died Jan. 1,1924 in Attica, Kansas. Burial in Alva, Okla.
Submitted by Cheryl Allen

From an Alva Newspaper ca, 1928 -1929

The fifth annual reunion of the DAY and COWAN families was held in Alva [OK] recently. Groups of friends from several states gathered here and spent several days visiting in the homes of the Alva relatives, closing with a final rally in Hatfield Park, where a farewell picnic and general good time was enjoyed by all.
Those in attendance were: MRS. ELLEN DAY HODGSON and daughter, Kansas City, Mo.; MRS. MAMIE DAY CRAIG and sons, Pueblo, Colo.; MR. and MRS. HARRY WEIDENBACH and children, Wichita, Kans.; MRS. ROSE DAY THORNBERRY and children, Byron; MR. and MRS. ROY DAY and sons, Alva; MR. and MRS. J. L. DAY, Nash; MR. and MRS. FRED DAY and sons; MR. and MRS. CHARLES DAY and children, and MR. and MRS. JESSE DAY, all of Nash; MR. and MRS. JOHN COWAN and children, Selman; WILEY COWAN, MRS. OPAL NIGHSWONGER and children, MR. and MRS. FRED WIEBENER and children, and MRS. SUSIE DAY McELRATH, all of Alva. Friends of the family present were: MR. and MRS. JOE LAYMAN, OWEN LAYMAN and MRS. MAUD AMES, all of Alva.

*J. L. Day was my Grt.-grandfather & Mr. and Mrs. Charles Day were my grandparents
Submitted by Victoria Day - Cook

January 5, 1948

FOREST, Joseph F. died 05 January 1948, in Alva, Oklahoma. Survivors, Orville of Oneida, South Dakota; Harmon, Wichita, Kansas; Richard, Argonia, Kansas; Floyd MCMILLEN, Wellington, Kansas; and Harry MCMILLEN, Alva; and three daughters, Mrgry Merle IVY, Wichita, Kansas; Francis Lois WIERSIG, Alva, and Faye APPLEBY, Alva.
Submitted by Michelle Kristek

November 22, 1999

Funeral services for Hilbert S. BUCKLES, 82, Kiowa, KS. He will be buried in the Rose Hill Cemetery at Hazelton, Ks. Hilbert was born 22 April 1917 at Hazelton, KS. He died Nov 22, 1999 near Nescatunga, OK.. He married Mildred Opal Jenkins at Wichita, KS Survivors include his wife Mildred, dau, Marcie Jo; son, Dwayne; brother, Hubert BUCKLES; six grandchildren;two grand daughters, 14 great-grandchildren. he was preceded in death by one son, Gary Dean KRUCKENBERG.
Submitted by Braxton M. Boggs

November 24, 1999

Funeral Services for Irene DUNN, 86, died Nov 22, 1999. She is survived by two sons, Bob and Mark.
Submitted by Braxton M. Boggs

Hazel FREY died Nov 22, 1999 in Jet, OK. Hazel was born June 26, 1900 in Jet, OK. She was the daughter of Charles and Mary Dunavant. Raymond FREY and Hazel Dunavant were married August 15, 1935 at Cherokee, OK. To this union, two children were born, Cheryl and Bob. She was preceded in death by her husband, her son, her parents, three brothers and two sisters.
Survivors: one daughter, Cheryl LUCAS; three grand children; three great-grandchildren; one sister, Gracie CURRY.
Submitted by Braxton M. Boggs

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