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Rosetta Reed Chesney Hendryx
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Birth: Jul. 9, 1891
Yellville
Marion County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1968
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

Rosetta Reed was the first born child and daughter of Ulyssis Grant Reed b.19 Feb 1869 in Eagle Rock, Barry County, MO & d.10 Jun 1944 in Oakland, Alameda County, CA and Moylissa Elizabeth (Morris) Reed b.14 Apr 1867 in Searcy, White County, AR & d.27 Nov 1948 in Tulsa, Tulsa County, OK and who were married on 11 Sep 1890 in Yellville, Marion County, AR.

Rosetta married Samuel Porter Chesney on 20 Jan 1907 in Yell County, AR. Samuel was b.9 Feb 1880 in Lower La Fave Twp, Yell County, AR & d.21 Jul 1951 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK.

During their 44 years of marriage they moved from Yell Co., AR around 1918 to Grant & Hugo in Choctaw Co., OK until about abt 1940, they moved into Tulsa. Together they had 13 children, adopted 1, and unfortunately lost two while young. All toll 12 of their children went on to raise their own families.

Those children were:

1. Infant Chesney b.1907 in AR & d.1907 in AR

2. Elton Lee Chesney b.19 Oct 1908 in Casey, Woodruff Co., AR & d.3 Mar 1960 in Baytown, Harris Co., TX.
Married: Ethel Nora Jacobs on 5 Nov 1930 in Tipton, Tillman Co., OK

3. Elsie May Chesney b.abt 1909 in Yell Co., AR & d.abt 1918 in Cardons Bottom, Yell Co., AR

4. John Otis Chesney b.6 Feb 1911 in Atkins, Pope Co., AR & d.20 Mar 1982 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK
Married #1: Bessie Lee Henderson abt 1933 in Oklahoma
Married #2: Laura Rogers (Note: I am not positive abt this)

5. Tabitha Lou Chesney b.23 Apr 1912 in Hope, Hempstead Co., AR & d.20 May 1977 in Sand Springs, Tulsa Co., OK
Married: Lish Smith abt 1932 in Oklahoma

6. Oscar Chesney b.22 Aug 1914 in Yell Co., AR & d.6 Dec 2006 in Gleenwood, Pike Co., AR
Married: Alice Pearl Miles on 27 Aug 1938 in Celeste, Hunt Co., TX

7. Virgil Ira Chesney b.12 Jan 1916 in Yell Co., AR & d.6 Aug 2005 in Claremore, Rogers Co., OK
Married #1: Lillian Lee Sharp abt 1941 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK
Married: #2: Edith Fern Ames on 12 Aug 1982 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK

8. Eldora Mellisa Chesney b.11 May 1918 in Yell Co., AR & d.5 Oct 1961 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK
Married #1: Floyd Basham abt 1937 in Hugo, Choctaw Co., OK
Married #2: Rollie Marshall (date unknown)

9. Wattie William Chesney b.12 Aug 1920 in Grant, Choctaw Co., OK & d.26 Aug 1974 in Colorado
Married: Not Known

10. Debie Harlem Chesney b.16 Apr 1922 in Grant, Choctaw Co., OK & d.21 Oct 1999 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK
Married #1: Louise Imogene Sharp in Aug 1942
Married #2: Margaret L. Chambers on 10 Jun 1975 in Reno, Washoe Co., NV

11. Ruben Daniel Chesney (adopted) b.15 Jun 1924 in Hugo, Choctaw Co., OK & d.12 Jun 1955 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK
Married: Dotty/Dottie Jean Morland (date unknown)

12. Benny Clifton Chesney b.9 May 1926 in Hugo, Choctaw Co., OK & d.3 Jan 1981 in Houston, Harris Co., TX
Married: Camilla Ann Vitable on 10 Jan 1950

13. Earl Grant Chesney b.27 Apr 1928 in Hugo, Choctaw Co., OK & d.14 Mar 2006 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK
Married: Donna Marie Harrington on 31 Jul 1953 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK

14. Naomi Elizabeth Chesney b.1 Nov 1930 in Hugo, Choctaw Co., OK & d.2 Jul 1993 in Oaks, Delaware Co., OK
Married #1: Charles Edward Robinson on 9 May 1946 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK
Married #2: Derral Elmer Barnes on 17 Oct 1961 in Huntsville, Madison Co., AR

Unfortunately, Sam Chesney died in 1951. Rosetta married Homer Wilson Hendryx sometime after 1951. I don't remember meeting Homer but he was b.10 Oct 1898 in Indian Territory, now Oklahoma, & d.20 Feb 1968, just a few months before Rosetta passed away. Homer is buried in Osage Gardens Cemetery in Skiatook, Osage Co., OK.


Many Thanks to David Woody for his consideration in transferring this memorial of my Aunt Rosetta to me.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Ulyssis Grant Reed (1869 - 1944)
  Moylissa Elizabeth Morris Reed (1867 - 1948)
 
 Spouse:
  Samuel Porter Chesney (1880 - 1951)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rosetta Reed Chesney Hendryx (1891 - 1968)
  Virgil Reed (1894 - 1968)*
  Irene May Reed Stephenson (1897 - 1976)*
  Effie Eunice Reed Cochran (1904 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Burial: October 12, 1968
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Memorial Park
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Section: Love 26 - Lot: 347 - Grave #5
 
Maintained by: RCAkin148
Originally Created by: David Woody
Record added: Sep 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77164225
Rosetta <i>Reed Chesney</i> Hendryx
Added by: RCAkin148
 
Rosetta <i>Reed Chesney</i> Hendryx
Added by: RCAkin148
 
Rosetta <i>Reed Chesney</i> Hendryx
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My Aunt Rosetta, Rest in Peace.
- RCAkin148
 Added: Apr. 5, 2013
 
 
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