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Edgar Key
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Birth: Apr. 3, 1876
Blount County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Feb. 11, 1944
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

Edgar came to Okla from Tenn in the fall of 1880. He was the 10th of 11 children born to Ransom Marian Key and Margerit S. McGhee.

Married Maud May Salsman Nov.25,1900 Cameron, Indian Terrtory, Central District, OK. They had 3 children. An infant son born and died 1901, daughter Opal Key Reed and son Owen Robert Key (my father). Maud & Edgar were divorced in Aug.1921. He never remarried.

He was member of Moshulatubee Masonic Lodge #13 at Cameron in 1906 and Poteau Lodge #46 in 1929. He was deputy sheriff under Sheriff George Noble, and with about sixty convicts out of McAlester built the roads through the mountains of the Choctaw Nation. After a failed run for Sheriff of Le Flore county he was appointed US Deputy Marshall from about 1916-1921 under US Marshal B.A. Enloe.

Mr. Key died of Cardiac/Asthma. The date of birth on death certificate is incorrectly stated as April 1,1867. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ransom Marian Key (1834 - 1919)
  Margerite S McGhee Key (1837 - 1901)
 
 Spouse:
  Maud May Salsman Key (1881 - 1952)
 
 Children:
  Infant Son Key (1901 - 1901)*
  Opal Key Reed (1905 - 1948)*
  Owen Robert Key (1907 - 1981)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mariannetta Key Griffith (1857 - 1897)*
  Charles Columbus Key (1858 - 1944)*
  Isabel Key Griffith (1862 - 1899)*
  Bartley H Key (1862 - 1943)*
  Wiley W Key (1870 - 1880)*
  Ira Key (1874 - 1893)*
  Edgar Key (1876 - 1944)
  Elbert Russell Key (1878 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Section 16, Lot 70, Space 2
 
Created by: Barb
Record added: May 15, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5450917
Edgar Key
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Edgar Key
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Edgar Key
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In memory of my grandfather, Rest in Peace and thank you for protecting our country in the following ways: 1906-1909 as Constable & City Marshal of Poteau; 1909-1916 as LeFlore County Deputy Sheriff; and 1916-1921 as U.S. Deputy Marshal serving Muskogee, ...(Read more)
- Barb
 Added: Aug. 30, 2011

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 Added: Mar. 1, 2004
 
 
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