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Artelier Morgan Overton Avery
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Birth: Feb. 25, 1861
Talladega County
Alabama, USA
Death: Dec. 5, 1938
Reno County
Kansas, USA


Interview: Mrs. A. Avery
1003 West Okmulgee
Muskogee, Oklahoma

Interviewer: L.W. Wilson

Interview Date: October 28, 1937


Mrs. Avery was born February 25, 1861, in Alabama and she lived in Georgia until married when all of her folks moved to Temple, Texas, including herself. After living two years in Texas, they moved to the Indian Territory in about the year 1891 and she settled near the present towns of Davis and Keokuk Falls. Her father was J.B. Overton and he was born in Bibb County, Alabama. Her mother was Sarah Barton Overton who was born in Georgia.

Mrs. Avery states that she is of Choctaw descent and that all her relatives prior to her father and mother had moved to the Indian Territory years before. Some came on the removal of the Choctaws in 1837 and 1838 and the others came soon after. Her parents accepted citizenship with the United States and by doing so were allowed to remain in Alabama. Neither she nor her parents ever received any money or allotments.

Mrs. Avery married Mr. Nelson Avery and to them were born nine children as follows including place of birth:

John - Georgia
Elizabeth - Texas
Charlie - Texas
Frank - Oklahoma
Melvin - Oklahoma
Travis - Oklahoma
Bill - Oklahoma
Emmet - Oklahoma
Delia - Oklahoma 
Family links: 
  Sarah Catherine Barton Overton (1840 - 1924)
  Nathaniel Nelson Avery (1860 - 1928)
  John Napoleon Avery (1884 - 1947)*
  Elizabeth Ellen Eldridge (1884 - 1948)*
  Charles Leverte Avery (1888 - 1955)*
  Frank Leslie Avery (1892 - 1956)*
  Travis Marion Avery (1897 - 1946)*
  Wilmer Lonnie Avery (1900 - 1981)*
  Emitt Lee Avery (1902 - 1968)*
  Cordelia Sarah Avery Nelson (1905 - 1972)*
  Artelier Morgan Overton Avery (1861 - 1938)
  John Bibb Overton (1864 - 1942)*
  Exer I. Overton Collier (1868 - 1936)*
  Francis Marion Overton (1872 - 1953)*
  William David Overton (1872 - 1958)*
  Elijah Columbus Overton (1880 - 1938)*
  Martha Ophelia Overton Hale (1882 - 1963)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant View Cemetery
Pine Ridge
Caddo County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Bertha Avery-Hood
Record added: Oct 29, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16363297
Artelier Morgan <i>Overton</i> Avery
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Artelier Morgan <i>Overton</i> Avery
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Artelier Morgan <i>Overton</i> Avery
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 Added: Jun. 30, 2011

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