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George Washington Mapel
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Birth: Jan. 19, 1865
Indiana, USA
Death: May 2, 1947
Kay County
Oklahoma, USA

George married Kate Petty on June 3, 1888 at Little River, McPherson County, KS. He ran in the Cherokee Strip Land Run into Oklahoma in 1893, and settled a claim between Blackwell and Newkirk in Kay County. He farmed there the rest of his life.

A large family gathering was held to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in 1938. At that occasion, he surprised his wife, and family, by having a fellow who had an airplane fly in and take him and Kate on their first and only airplane ride. 
 
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 Parents:
  Ephraim Mapel (1836 - 1895)
  Mary Jane Stiner Mapel-Barnett (1836 - 1899)
 
 Spouse:
  Katherine Petty Mapel (1869 - 1940)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Mapel Sissom (1889 - 1971)*
  Lewis Mapel (1890 - 1960)*
  Viola Mapel Branagan (1892 - 1974)*
  Arthur Loyal Mapel (1893 - 1978)*
  Myrtle Mapel Merhoff (1895 - 1971)*
  John Mapel (1897 - 1961)*
  George Dewey Mapel (1899 - 1967)*
  Grace Edith Mapel Gildhouse (1900 - 1982)*
 
 Sibling:
  Lucinda Mapel Petty (1855 - 1921)*
  George Washington Mapel (1865 - 1947)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Wife: Katherine Petty
 
Burial:
Newkirk Cemetery
Newkirk
Kay County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Maintained by: John Mark Lambertson
Originally Created by: Lois Lambertson Waln
Record added: Jul 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20701141
George Washington Mapel
Added by: John Mark Lambertson
 
George Washington Mapel
Added by: John Mark Lambertson
 
George Washington Mapel
Added by: Judy Mayfield
 
 
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 Added: Oct. 1, 2009
 
 
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