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William Simpson Fleming
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1853
Wayne County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 1923
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

THE OKLAHOMAN (Oklahoma City, OK)
4/20/1923 In Memoriam (Friday)
W.S. Fleming, 70 years old, 2016 W. 14th street, died Thursday morning. Funeral services were held at Church of Christ, 10th & Francis, Thursday afternoon. The body will be sent to Hobart for burial.
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William Simpson Fleming was born Jan 12, 1853, to Elkany Delaney Rush Fleming and Dorcas Vickery Fleming, in Wayne County, Kentucky. He was youngest of ten children born to Elkany and Dorcas, with three older brothers and six older sisters.
William married Sarah Frances Dunnegan and together they had nine children. In 1892, after outgrowing their small Kentucky farm, the family moved to Texas. Then in 1900 the Kiowa strip in Indian Territory (later, Oklahoma) was opened up for settlement, and William filed on a claim near Hobart. After making several trips to the land to haul their machinery, the farm was ready for its new family, and William made one last trip back to bring Sarah and the children.
Some years after Sarah's death in 1911, William moved to Norman, OK, where some of his grown children had made their homes. After his death in 1923, his family took his body back to Hobart to be buried in the Hobart Rose Cemetery alongside his bride. 
 
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 Parents:
  E D. R Fleming (1813 - 1854)
  Dorcas Vickery Fleming (1812 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Frances Dunnegan Fleming (1857 - 1911)*
 
 Children:
  George Alexander Warren Fleming (1877 - 1959)*
  Benjamin Thomas Fleming (1879 - 1952)*
  James Rush Fleming (1880 - 1967)*
  Lillie Mae or May Fleming Pilcher (1882 - 1971)*
  Fred L. Fleming (1884 - 1956)*
  Marquis Leroy Fleming (1886 - 1949)*
  Iver Dee Fleming (1899 - 1932)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarepta Fleming McBeath (1834 - 1868)*
  George Washington Fleming (1836 - 1896)*
  Mary Fleming Huffaker (1837 - 1913)*
  Benjamin F. Fleming (1838 - 1896)*
  Tabitha Jane Flemming Ard (1841 - 1916)*
  Marcus Lafayette Fleming (1846 - 1903)*
  Margaret Joan Fleming Daugherty (1849 - 1931)*
  William Simpson Fleming (1853 - 1923)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hobart Rose Cemetery
Hobart
Kiowa County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Maintained by: Kerri Street-Manuel
Originally Created by: Pat Sproat
Record added: Jan 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23793189
William Simpson Fleming
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William Simpson Fleming
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William Simpson Fleming
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- Kerri Street-Manuel
 Added: May. 9, 2012
 
 
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