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Margaret Melinda Bell "Maggie" Wharton Newton
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Birth: Feb. 29, 1889
Duncan
Stephens County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: 1967
Norman
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA

Born in Ok territory. Mother was of Chicasaw tribe; father was from family that emigrated from England. She had brothers William, Claude, John & sister Maude. Married George Washington Newton at age of 13yrs. They had children: Mary Bell Newton White (who birthed Mary Louise Pence), Martha Alice Newton Watt Parker (children John Watt Jr; Joseph Parker Jr, Richard, Lawrence, Edward & ) and Leo Benson (Buck) Newton. Buck always called his mother Pete. She spent her entire life living in Ok though she did visit other states. She was a 'liberated' woman....wore her hair bobbed and short skirts. She worked later in life as a chef in a fraternity at University of Oklahoma. Being an excellent cook, she was sought by many restaurants. Her beloved husband died 6yrs before she. They were married longer than 50 yrs. She was 73 at her death. She was very generous, baking for neighbors, babysitting and working at the church nursery. She was a member of the Christian church. She was a beautiful woman, standing 4' 9''. She cared for her husband for many yrs after he suffered severe cardiac anomalies. She gave more to others than she ever kept for herself, was longsuffering and loving to all. She would never say anything unless it flattered. 
 
Burial:
IOOF Cemetery
Norman
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Jo Dove
Record added: Mar 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66445552
Margaret Melinda Bell Maggie <i>Wharton</i> Newton
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My Grandma Maggie. She loved flowers. She had flowers blooming from early spring to late fall. She loved Grandpa G.W. and together they taught me what love means.
- Marion McGehee
 Added: Oct. 28, 2012
 
 
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