Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Johnstons in:
 • Bynum-Harkins Cemetery
 • Emet
 • Johnston County
 • Oklahoma
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Nellie Bynum Johnston
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Oct. 20, 1860
Emet
Johnston County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: May 14, 1886
Emet
Johnston County
Oklahoma, USA

Nellie's grave site had been lost for about 75 years. This cemetery is just five miles east of the Chickasaw White House, from the home her husband Douglas H Johnston was building before her untimely death. Douglas later became the Governor of the Chickasaw Nation for forty years. The couple had two children, one son ; Llewellyn Johnston 1842-1939 and a daughter that died just after birth, you will find her headstone next to her mother's in this cemetery.

Nellie's parents are Turner and Lucinda "Dyer" Bynum, they are also buried in this cemetery. Turner came on the Indian Removal with his Mother, Tennessee and siblings from Monroe, Mississippi. Turner met Lucinda Dyer in Tishomingo,Indian Territory, Chickasaw Nation.
Nellie had 9 sisters, Matilda Bynum 1843-1847, Lena Bynum 1845-1867, Martha Bynum 1847-1877, Mary Bynum 1847-1938, Sina Bynum 18491858, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bynum 18511886, Julia Ann Bynum 18531874, Susan Frances Bynum 18551856, and 1 brother Joseph A Bynum 18541941 who later became a judge in the Chickasaw Nation.

Her Grandparents were John A Bynum 1788-1836, he died before the removal in Pontotoc District, Monroe, Mississippi and Tennessee R Colbert is buried here in this cemetery, she made the removal to Indian Territory along with their children.


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Turner Bynum (1820 - 1859)
  Lucinda Dyer Bynum (1828 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Douglas Henry Johnston (1856 - 1939)
 
 Children:
  Llewelyn Johnston (1882 - 1954)*
  Infant dau.of Nellie & D.H. Johnston (1884 - 1884)*
 
 Siblings:
  Matilda Bynum (1843 - 1847)*
  Martha Bynum Love (1844 - 1877)*
  Lena Bynum Thompson (1845 - 1867)*
  Mary Bynum Harkins (1847 - 1938)*
  Sina Bynum (1849 - 1858)*
  Julia Ann Bynum Mclish (1853 - 1874)*
  Joseph Bynum (1855 - 1944)*
  Susan Bynum (1855 - 1856)*
  Nellie Bynum Johnston (1860 - 1886)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bynum-Harkins Cemetery
Emet
Johnston County
Oklahoma, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 34.22914, -96.48769
 
Maintained by: Chickasaw Elder
Originally Created by: Chuck Pack
Record added: Nov 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101129597
Nellie <i>Bynum</i> Johnston
Added by: Chickasaw Elder
 
Nellie <i>Bynum</i> Johnston
Added by: Chuck Pack
 
Nellie <i>Bynum</i> Johnston
Added by: Chickasaw Elder
 
 
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Henrietta Cole
 Added: Jun. 18, 2015

- Virginia Brown
 Added: Aug. 11, 2014
2nd great grand aunt.
- Chickasaw Elder
 Added: Oct. 27, 2013
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service