Ardath's mother passed away in 1906, and Ardath and her twin sister Arlie were adopted out. Ardath's name at birth was Artie, and her sister's name was Earlie. After adoption, they were no longer known by the surname Pounds. Artie Pounds became Ardath Jones. Her sister, born Early Pounds, became Arlie Jones.
Ardath's other brothers and sisters include Thomas Franklin Pounds, Hans Allen Pounds, James William Pounds, Amanda Elizabeth Pounds, and two younger brothers. They too were adopted and became John "Jack" Newland and Keith Foreman.
All the living siblings had a reunion in Chandler OK in 1961. It was the first time they had all been together in fifty years.
The manager of this site (Wayne, below) is a relative and would like to hear from any descendants in order to exchange information.
George Benjamin Pounds (1862 - 1941)
Bertha Celia Olson Pounds (1872 - 1906)
Dorothy V. Bray McCants (1923 - 1995)*
Darrold Randall Bray (1935 - 1998)*
Thomas Franklin Pounds (1891 - 1966)*
Hans Allen Pounds (1893 - 1964)*
James William Pounds (1894 - 1970)*
Amanda E. Pounds Smith (1896 - 1964)*
Ardath S. Pounds Bray (1898 - 1984)
Arlie Gertrude Jones Anderson (1898 - 1931)*
John Emmett Newland (1903 - 1950)*
Keith Leland Foreman (1904 - 1963)*
Infant Pounds (1906 - 1906)*
Maintained by: wayne
Originally Created by: Cyndi
Record added: Aug 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21028760
Ardath Bray's family name at birth was Pounds. She had an identical twin sister, whose adoptive name was Arlie (nee Jones) Anderson. The sister died in 1931 and is buried in Albion Cem., Pushmataha Co., OK. Her grave is unmarked, and thus there is no entr...(Read more)|
Added: Nov. 3, 2011