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Nellie Bynum Johnston
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1860
Johnston County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: May 14, 1886
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: 
  Turner Bynum (1820 - 1859)
  Lucinda Dyer Bynum (1828 - 1917)
  Douglas Henry Johnston (1856 - 1939)
  Llewelyn Johnston (1882 - 1954)*
  Infant dau.of Nellie & D.H. Johnston (1884 - 1884)*
  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
Bynum-Harkins Cemetery
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
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- Henrietta Cole
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- Virginia Brown
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2nd great grand aunt.
- Chickasaw Elder
 Added: Oct. 27, 2013

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