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Looking for information about the following family:
Jonathan Oliver WRIGHT (a carpenter) and Sarah Jane PARNELL

Naomi WRIGHT, was born in a sod house near Hennessey, Kingfisher County, Oklahoma, on 4 September 1904. (my grandmother)
Ruth WRIGHT who married ??? in Oklahoma, and had one daughter, Lucille.
Fred Karr

Looking for information about the following family:
Benjamin and Synthia PARNELL

Sarah Jane PARNELL (married Jonathan Oliver WRIGHT)
William T PARNELL (married Ruey MEEK),
Elmer R PARNELL (married Sarah TAGGART, ?then Belle?)
Stephen A PARNELL (married Mary STATES).
Four of these five families settled in Kingfisher County; Elmer settled in Garfield Co. Stephen and William later moved to Kiowa Co. Benjamin and Synthia died in Oklahoma. Jonathan and his family returned to Harrison County, Missouri.
Fred Karr

Looking for GIBSON information. Mary Ann GIBSON (nee WATTS) widow of William Carroll GIBSON came to Oklahoma and homesteaded with her son James Lane GIBSON and his wife Isola L. GIBSON (nee BALLOU) at Lacey where she died 8/28/1893.
Chuck Gibson

Any one knowing Art and Louise (maiden name Summersit (spelling)) Jackson, probably lived in Kingfisher, Ok in late 1800's or early 1900's Childrens names were Glen A. Jackson Ardene Jackson Elden Jackson
John Jackson

My birth Father is James LeRoy FERRIS. Born in Kingfisher, Oklahoma 1913. Sisters were Alice FERRIS,(Livelsberger-Calif.)and Margaret FERRIS (Busby-Pomona,CA). Brothers Thomas and Francis.This is the shortest branch on my family tree,If any knows this family or has records about them, I'ld appreciate hearing from you.Thanx.
LeRoy James (Ferris or Farris) Martinson

Looking for information on my father's family:
Name - Charles Trafton STEPHENSON
Born - March 6, 1893
Fathers Name - Arthur STEPHENSON
Mothers Name - Alma T. GREGG
They were married June 7, 1892
Fern Henderson

Looking for information on John HOLST. He died in or near Dover, in Kingfisher Co., in the early 1930s. When he died, he was living in some type of special-care home, or perhaps on a county farm? He was my gr-great uncle, and I'd like to fill-in this portion of our family tree! Thanks.
Skip Wiest

Henry K. BOWERMAN (b. abt 1848, MI) and his wife, Ann Elizabeth GREENLEY (b. Yorkshire, England, Oct 1856) married in Blackhawk Co., IA, and in the 1880s relocated to Hennessey, OK. They had Charles (b. abt 1875), Nettie (b. abt 1877), Myrtle (b. abt 1879), Henry K. (b. abt 1881), Roy W. (b. abt 1883), Elba (b. abt 1889), and John R, (b. 1894). Seek descendants and info on this family. Henry and Ann died in Hennessey. Some of children may have moved away after marrying. Thank you very much.
Scott T. Kraus

Wish to correspond with anyone interested in SCOTT family of c1900 Kingfisher County, Oklahoma. My grandfather IRA ALLEN SCOTT born near Cashion, Kingfisher, OK on 27 Aug 1901. Prior to moving to Kingfisher County, family was in Lancaster Co Nebraska.
Don Marsh

Looking for any information on Frank MUNGER and his wife Fanny. Frank b. 1860's in Ohio and was in the 1900 and 1910 Census's in Kingfisher Co., Ohio. Children: Henry b. 1896 m. Carrie Ethel WRIGHT, Jessie who married Charles PALMER and several others. Henry MUNGER moved to Monroe Co., Missouri but I cannot find any records on the rest of the family. Need Frank's death date (poss. in Kingfisher Co.,) and same for Fanny.
Glenda Suit

Joseph R. LINDLEY (b. Dec 1861 in IL) and his wife Sarah C. BRYANT (b. Aug 1865 in IL) moved to Kingfisher Co. from Shelby Co. IL between 1902 and 1905. Their children were:
Harry R. LINDLEY, b. Oct., 1887 IL married Nora about 1908
Lloyd LINDLEY, b. Nov. 1892 IL married Marie E. (possibly died March 1971)
Grace E. LINDLEY, b. Apr. 1895 IL
Edith P. LINDLEY, b. May 1897 IL
Edgar LINDLEY, b. Mar 1900 IL. Died before 1910
Emery LINDLEY, b. about 1902 IL
Mabel LINDLEY, b. about 1905 OK
There were 10 children in this family. I need the names of the others, who all died before 1910.
Sarah C. BRYANT LINDLEY died before 1910. I need date and burial place.

Joseph married a woman named Cleo before 1920. I need the details.

I also need information about Elizabeth POWELL and Samuel BRYANT, the parents of Sarah C. BRYANT LINDLEY. Elizabeth died in 1917 and is buried in Illinois, but there is no Illinois death certificate. Where did she die?

I'd be grateful for any information about this family. I'm willing to share what I have.

Leah Gilbreath Gonzalez

The MCVICKER families were in Kingfisher Co. in the early 1900's. ZION MCVICKER, whose husband WASHINGTON ARCHIBALD MCVICKER was killed by outlaws in 1889 lived near her husband's brother. WILLIAM DAVID MCVICKER. Living with this family was his mother SARAH JANE PERFECT MCVICKER. Anyone with inforomatin or related to this family, please contact me,
Scotty Roberge

I am searching the surnames PROUTY and PARKER..Cyrus T. PROUTY was married to Julia Franklin VAN ARSDALE..Cyrus was the postmaster in Kingfisher, Kingfisher Co., OK..he had a son Charles Franklin PROUTY who married Winifred Edna PARKER..daughter of the founder of Kingfisher College, Rev. Joseph Homer PARKER and wife Carrie Adella GRISWOLD.. I would like to get any information on surnames connected to either the PROUTY or PARKER lines mentioned above...will gladly share...
Ron Grassi

I am researching the surnames PROUTY, VAN ARSDALE, WILKINSON, PARKER, KELLY, GORE, BURNSIDE, and UNDERWOOD in Kingfisher County, OK. Supposedly Cyrus T. Prouty was Postmaster of Kingfisher, OK and Rev. Joseph Homer Parker was the founder of Kingfisher College in Kingfisher. I am looking for any information in regard to these particular surnames, as I am wanting to compile the descendants.
Ron Grassi
713 Fifth Avenue Place
Coralville, Iowa 52241

I am looking for information on my g-grandfather, Alfred WYRICK b. Sep 1835 in (Wythe Co.?) VA. He married Polly H. ?? around 1861 in TN or VA. Alfred, Polly, and their children are listed on the 1900 OK Census, in Kingfisher Co., Kingfisher City. The children of Alfred and Polly are: Adam Green WYRICK b. Aug 1863, William Sherman WYRICK b. abt 1866, Margaret L. WYRICK b. abt 1868, A. B. WYRICK (female) b. abt 1871, John Young WYRICK b. abt 1878, Simon D. WYRICK b. Nov 17, 1878 m. Senia L. ?? d. Feb 1968, and Alfred Gilbert WYRICK b. Sep 27, 1881 m. May Bell WILLIAMS d. abt 1955. If you have any information on this family it would be greatly appreciated.
Catherine Anderson

Looking for any information on Benjamin RENSHAW, my husband's grandfather who lived near Hennessey. Who was his spouse? Some of his children were, Mary Maybelle, Agnes, Helen and Frank.
Doris Moore

Looking for info on Claude Marshall married to Pearl DeMott. three of four sons; Paul, Bill, Lee.
Larry Lach

I am searching for additional informtion on the above families. They were all related and lived in rural Hennessey and Dover areas. I especially would like info. on James W. POE, b:c1880 in KY, married Liney TAYLOR in Dover and died in Enid c1974.
Marcie Van Deren
Kalispell, MT

Searching for information on James Jacob SNOW and wife Mary Jane HARSHEL. made the 1889 land run from Wanamaker Township, page 893 of 1890 census. Settled in Kingfisher County, my GGrandfather was their son Francis Marion SNOW he was born in Kidder Missouri 7-3-1877. Need any and all information on this family.
Darla Gilliland Hoffman

William H. ZORNS b. c1837, Ripley Twp, Rush Co., IN, died 16 Jun 1890, near Hennessey, Kingfisher Co., OK. He lived on the farm of Mr J. E. Hammond, a mile and a half west of town. Does anyone know where he was buried? Is there a stone? Any help would sure be appreciated.
Beverly Sweeney

Looking for information (especially an obituary) for Hiram C. HOYT who died in Cashion, Kingfisher County on June 25, 1891. He was married to Sylvia WATKINS. I assume she also died in Cashion.
Willie Davis

Seeking any information (obit, cemetery, bio. etc) @James Samuel "Sam" TUCKER 1 OCT 1839/12 MAR 1911 m.2nd Belle Robinson abt 1901. Belle b. 1861. Dau I B TUCKER.
Ron Tucker
3090 S Pitkin Way
Aurora CO 80013

I'm researching families of John L. SLIDER and Mary Ethel (Mamie) LEE SLIDER who were married in Dover, Kingfisher Co. in 1900. I'm happy to exchange any information.
Glenda Vosburgh

I am looking for info on my great grandparents. Both lived in Dover, OK. My great grandfather's name was Roy Mauk. There is an old building in Dover with the name Mauk on it. My great grandmother's maiden name was Turza Beatrice Wilson (?).
They had two children Rita Mae Mauk & Roy Neutan Mauk, Jr.


Searching for information on the MCKISSICK family of Hennessey, Kingfisher Co., OK c.1908-?. Miretta Pearl MCKISSICK (b.1888, KS d. 1964, FL) married Edward Arthur RAINEY (b.1879, Gentry Co., MO, d.FL? ) in 1908, Kingfisher Co., OK. ...am not able to locate Miretta's family in Kingfisher at this time. Her parents were John J. MCKISSICK and Mary IRWIN (both b.PA, unknown county or date). Cannot tell when they moved from KS to OK. Any information on PA/KS and especially OK MCKISSICK's would be very helpful.
Kristin Rainey Rumble.

I would like information of a Charles and Mary Angelina (Young) GURN. 1845-1931. I believe he is buried at Kingfisher. Also a Thomas and Maria Jane (Sims) KINDER.1831-1921. They are my Great Grand Parents. Thanks for any information.
M. Moore

I am looking any information on the HARVEY family, Particular any information previous to Harry and Maggie.
Harry Harvey III

SMITH, James A., Was in Kingfisher, Oklahoma in 1900 according to the obituary of his brother William SMITH, of Sims, Illinois, Wayne County. Looking for James A. Smith's descendants. James A., youngest son of William & Katherine SMITH, was born in Wayne County, Illinois about 1858. He had 2 older brothers, William (my ggrandfather, born in Belmont Co., Ohio, Sept. 1852) and Malen (born in Wayne Co., Illinois in 1855). Both William and Malen stayed in Wayne County and had large (>10) families. Want to learn more about James A. and would be happy to discuss Smith family. Have one picture of all three brothers and also a picture of an unknown young lady taken in Kingfisher, Oklahoma.
Robert M. Jones

Interested in contacting descendants of Kenneth Warren BARNEY who married Hazel Geneva BORRELL 5/23/1928 @ Barney Farm near Dover, OK. Also descendants of Glen Gideon BALDWIN who married Verna Lola Borrell 10/20/1931 in Kingfisher, OK. Also descendants of Ivan Clyde BORRELL who married 9/29/1940 Gladys Louise PRICE @ Barney Farm near Dover, OK.
James L. Benson

Searching for info on BURGETT and STALDER families who settled in Kingfisher Co.,OK in 1890's. Any info appreciated.
Rhetta Lance

Seeking ancestry information for my mother, Evelynn Grace BEEBE, adopted 1939 (?) in Kingfisher County by David and Hattie LYNN. Father's name: Raymond BEEBE, mother's name: Josephine. Mother has been located. Desire BEEBE family history dating back to 1650. Grand father is John David BEEBE. Greatgrandfather is William Allen (Alan) BEEBE--desire information regarding wife of William as well (name is believed to have been Cora Mae WELCH/WELSH).
Valerie L. Lovelace

I am looking for information on LYDIA PETERSON. Lydia Peterson was the mother of Isibindia Clarinda B. Peterson, who first married Charles E. Meeker on February 7, 1875 in Missouri. Meeker died September 26, 1875. Isibindia subsequently married Francis M. ALYEA on May 10, 1876. Information on Isibindia is from an affidavit signed by Lydia PETERSON on June 22, 1901 in Kingfisher County.
In the affidavit, Lydia PETERSON stated that she was 80 years old, so would have been born about 1821. PETERSON is the married name. Maiden name is unknown. It is possible that LYDIA PETERSON may be Indian. We would like more information on her and possible Indian background.

Joan M. Alyea

I am looking for information on the Joseph Doughty SEAL family. Joseph SEAL and his wife Nancy Elizabeth MCCALL, (daughter of Samuel MCCALL and Jane PORTER) moved to Kingfisher Co., OK before 1890 and lived near Cashion. Their children were Joseph Benjamin SEAL b 1864, Sarah SEAL b. 1870, Margaret SEAL b 1874 (she married 1st William STILLWELL and 2nd John B. CALHOUN), Thomas SEAL b 1877, William SEAL b 1879, David SEAL b 1881, Daniel SEAL b 1986, and Hetty SEAL b 1888. Joseph Doughty SEAL's father was James SEAL and his mother was Martha DOUGHTY daughter of Elijah DOUGHTY.
Zabette Elam

Searching for information on the George William GRIM , Catharine SHATTO family. Also seeking information on the Clementz Robert KOONTZ , Malissa Ann GRIM family. Malissa was the daughter of George and Catharine. They lived in Kingfisher Co in the late 1800's. I have a little information to share.
David A. Lewis

I am searching for additional information on these names. They are the surnames of the spouses of the children of William HOPKINS and Nancy SMITH. I believe they were all married in Kingfisher Co, OK before 1890. If you have a HOPKINS marriage in one of the above lines please contact me. I do not know anything about them other that they were legatees in William's estate in 1902 in Kingfisher Co., OK. It gave their married name, age, and residence at the time of probate. Since the courthouse burned in 1900, is has been very hard to find marriages for these 4 daughters and 1 son.
Marcie Van Deren
825 Helena Flats Rd.
Kalispell, MT 59901-6658

I am searching for the surnames:WALDO, LIVINGSTON or -STONE, CAUGHY or -EY, YOUNGBLOOD.My grandmother's father was Albert Ross WALDO. He was born 2-7-1859 and died 9-8-1918. He was married to Eunice Abigail LIVINGSTON or LIVINGSTONE. She was born 7-29-1864, and died 2-2-1929. They had 6 children: 1. Harry Albert, 2. LeRoy Nathaniel 3. Jesse James 4. Della Mae 5. Charlotte (Lottie) 6. Lillie Eva. I do not know who Albert Ross Waldo's parents were. Eunice Abigail's parents were Nathaniel LIVINGSTON or LIVINGSTONE and Martha YOUNGBLOOD. Nathaniel was born around 1843 and was alive in 1870. Martha was born around 1845 and was alive in 1870. Eunice Abigail had a brother Robert born around 1866 and a sister Sarah born around 1868. Any information you could find would be extremely appreciated!
Sharon Sherwood

I am searching for any information on CAUGHYor CAUGHEY, and PHILLIPS. My grandfather's father was William Thomas PHILLIPS, his mother was Mary Melinda CAUGHY. I have no dates available. William Thomas PHILLIPS's father was J.W. (Pappy) PHILLIPS ( I believe J. stands for Jim or James). William's mother was Ella. I do not have her maiden name. William and Alta had 5 children: 1. Ed (stillborn) 2. Paul (stillborn) 3. Alta Edna 4. Arnold who was adopted by William Hazen. 5. Emery Homer (Nub) There may be 3 more children. J.W. PHILLIPS had 2 brothers. Any help would be very much appreciated.
Sharon Sherwood

I am trying to locate information on Georgia Edna (nee Sherod) RAYBERN, Born Oct. 16, 1885 in Missouri (we think). She died in Kingfisher, OK. Nov. 23, 1968, according to family records & recollection. She was married to a Lewis (Louis) Felix RAYBERN, Feb. 10, 1904, again in MO. Georgia is my great grandmother. She may (or may not) be the illegitimate daughter of Molly (Mary) CARPENTER. As with all of these, many stories abound. I would appreciate any information or direction you might be able to give.
Roy Stringfellow

I am searching for information on King (David) FISHER of Kingfisher Oklahoma. He was my great, great, grandfather.
Ty Teigen

Would like to corresponde with anyone doing research on Henry Hogan ANDERSON DOB 09 Dec. 1867 in Texas. He married Melissa CARVER where unk, approx 1890. He was living in Kingfisher Co, Ok. 1892
Judy Thompson

Seeking information regarding JOHN CHESTER HILL and any family related to him. He married NADINE BROWN and at least one child of 4 DOROTHY HILL was born in Kingfisher in 1918. He was my great grandfather.
Leslie Penn

Seeking information on this family Fred H. MILES---Had a wife named Sadie ? On the 1920 census he was living in Kingfisher City,Kingfisher County also showed him owning a farm in Kingfisher county. He may have also been involed in newspaper business. Would like to know where he died and where he and his wife are buried. Also would like to know if they had any children. Appreciate any help
Jean Roberts

I have extensive info on ancestry of Kingfisher farmer Edward "Ned" F. Gould (born 1852), and would like to hear from descendants, or find what info you have about him. He married 1882 Masie Ann Suddarth, and had Robert, Arthur, Edward and Margaret.
Jim Cotuit

Query=I am searching for any information on my g-grandfather, Robert Leslie MCPHERSON. He was born in Kingfisher, Ok in 1893 to Samule Edgar MCPHERSON and Florence HOPPER. They had two other children that I know of, Claud MCPHERSON and Ed MCPHERSON.I know this is not much to go on but it is all I have.
Kassie Gaska

WILSON Roy O born May 27, 1891 in Kingfisher, OK. Graduted from Hennessey High School about 1907 or 1908. His father was WILSON, James F. born 1 Nov 1850.
Roy Wilson

Looking for infromation on family of John J. PREECE, resident of Kingfisher from 1880s to 1920s. His daughter Bertha married HADDEN and lived in the area in the 1920s and 1930s. Any information would be most appreciated.
Niler Pyeatt

Looking for information on Elihu Wilson. I have a pretty good file on the Wilsons down from Elihu but I can't get any further back than when he was born and where. There were 3000 Wilsons in that area by 1810.
Betty (West) Eby

Need information on Frances Clyman FARRINGTON 1926-27, Dorothy Ann MOORE 1942-43, and Terry Annette MARTIN 1960-61. They were Grand Worthy Advisors' for the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls. Information is needed for the 75th anniversary of its founding.
Pat Moody

I am looking for obituary or info re: Goldsmith (Gola) KERSEY who died at Kingfisher Dec 29, 1893. I believe he died of a gunshot wound. His parents lived at Fairview in Major Co.
Vi Gee

I would like a marriage date for Alpheus Baker DIXON and Annie Laurie GILBERT Approximately early 1900's.
Pat Scott

Looking for anyone that is researching the surname "PERRY" in and around Kingfisher Co. OK. My Seaborn PERRY was born in Denton Co. Texas in the 188o's. At one time he was living in Shawnee,OK. He had 4 sons, Richard PERRY, Waynard PERRY, Kenneth PERRY and one I don't know his name. I know at one time Kenneth PERRY lived in Kingfisher Co. OK. He may have died in 1974. Anyone recognize any of these PERRY names please contact me.
Kay McMahan

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