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wayne (#46954396)
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Bio Photo Born 1946, Chandler OK; US Army, Vietnam, 1968-69; Ph.D. University of Kansas, 1976; current residence: Tokyo, Japan.

Author of two books of family history: "North of Deep Fork: An Oklahoma Farm Family in Hard Times," which deals with Lincoln County; and "The Fate of Bones: Adventures in Family History," which follows the Pound/Pounds family from Virginia in the mid-1600s to Oklahoma at the start of WWII. Available from Amazon.

In 2015 I published a group of non-fiction stories about early-day killings in Lincoln Co. Oklahoma called "The Lonesome Death of Billie Grayson." It was available on but is now out of print. At the moment, I am writing new stories for a second edition.

I run a Lincoln County Oklahoma website at The Table of Contents for the Billie Grayson book is posted there. And I've made a parallel website for McCorkle Cemetery in Lincoln Co. because the FAG contributor who controls most of the sites there suffers from terminal inertia:

My sister and I have just edited our mother's autobiography, "A Tale That Is Told" by Opal Earp Pounds, available as an ebook on SmashWords or in print on Amazon.

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Linda Abelli
Emma May Myrick
The info in the bio came from another contributor.
Added by Linda Abelli on Aug 20, 2017 6:55 PM
Linda Abelli
Emma May Myrick
I went to the cemetery and made new pictures. I enhanced the name to make it easier to read. The monument is pretty faded.
Added by Linda Abelli on Aug 20, 2017 6:21 PM
Linda sue Smith
Thank you for this Memorial for George Martin. The Mrs. Mack Thompson in the news clipping is my grandmother.

The news clipping is not dated so I was wondering how sure you are of the May 1920 date?

It was handed down that George Martin and Zula Coffman died together in a car crash shortly after having their second child. So now that's not true.
George and Zula did have 2 children both male.

Alonzo W Martin #40734284 was raised my his grandmother the above mentioned mother of George.

Everett Martin Bayne #43197249 was adopted by his Aunt Etta May Thompson Bayne and her Husband Linden Bayne.

My roots from both the Thompson side and the Miller side are in Lincoln County Oklahoma.

A long story for a short Question
Thanks for again for the Memorial
Linda Sue Smith
Added by Linda sue Smith on Aug 12, 2017 2:54 AM
RE: Jessie L. Sexton
It would seem a little unusual for them to be in two separate cemeteries when they both seem to have died in June 1902, but maybe just where happened to have a plot available? Are you in a position to be able to check either of these cemeteries in person? I have copied your memorial into my source notes. Perhaps the person who did the other memorial would like to post your articles? thanks
Added by Gibbens/Gaeta on Jun 21, 2017 9:31 PM
Joe David
Robert Lee Sheffield
Uncle Bob was only married once and that was to Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Huffman on May 24, 1908 in Goldthwaite. They had twelve children together but could not get along and separated, never divorced, just separated. She came to his funeral, as did six of the the kids who were still alive.
Added by Joe David on Jun 20, 2017 8:54 PM
Joe David
Ruby Sheffield Pounds
Roscoe and Ruby had two children. Anita Faye was born May 31, 1941 in San Luis Obispo County, CA. She married Stephen B. HALL on October 01, 1961 in Santa Clara County, CA. They had two kids I think. In 1964 they were living in Reno where he was the manager of a Sprouse Reitz store which was like a five and dime. No more info. The second child was a boy, David Rogers born August 27, 1945 in Alameda County, CA. He married Roxine J Caggioano on 28 Aug 1966 in Santa Clara County, CA. They had two kids also. In 1969, David was working for a company called Simpex in San Jose, CA according to a City Directory. I don't know where any of them are now. Give me your email and I will send you a family pic of Roscoe, Ruby, Anita, and David, if you don't already have a copy.
Added by Joe David on Jun 20, 2017 8:32 PM
Joe David
Ruby Sheffield Pounds
Wayne, It is good to hear from you. Ruby is not my sister. She is my mother's first cousin. Ruby's father Robert Lee Sheffield (Find A Grave Memorial# 49544186) is the brother of my maternal grandmother Ava Belle Sheffield Tefertiller (Find A Grave Memorial# 28823895). I don't know where Roscoe and Ruby are buried. I've attempted to locate the burial sites of all of Uncle Bob's 12 children and connect them though Find A Grave, but have only found six. If you discover the location, I would appreciate you letting me know. Do you know who the parents of Roscoe are? Are you related?
Joe David
Added by Joe David on Jun 20, 2017 9:53 AM
G. Robideaux
Thomas Jefferson Hall
Wapo, parents for the above Tom Hall are John Hall 1805-1880 and Phoebe Gilley 1837-1880. Your tree is correct. gr
Added by G. Robideaux on May 19, 2017 1:27 PM
RE: burial place of Caney Cross (55276963)
You have a very interesting chain of reasoning, facts. I've been led astray, sometimes for years, by coincidences presented as documented, connected fact by people I trust, only to have it shown false when the supporting documentation surfaces.

If you're willing to write a concise summary of your chain, noting what is documented, meaning you have the documents to show, and what is
your supposition, I am willing to include it in the bio.

But I am not willing to present a familial connection as fact, when it has not been shown to be such.

Added by Varego on Apr 26, 2017 7:58 PM
Esther Johnson
RE: Robert Artis Scott
You are welcome.
Added by Esther Johnson on Apr 24, 2017 11:51 AM
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