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 Matilda <I>McQueen</I> Newman

Matilda McQueen Newman

Birth
Texas, USA
Death 7 May 1914 (aged 52)
Oklahoma, USA
Burial Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 10753006 · View Source
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Matilda Newman was born January 8, 1862. She died may 7, 1914 in Oklahoma, She is buried at Agency Cemetery in Muskogee, Oklahoma.

This is the daughter of Ketch and Anne McQueen. She was born in Texas and returned to the Creek Nation in the 1880's. She is the sister to Dave Mcqueen, Bettie Jenkins,and Maggie Jones. She and her siblings were rejected from enrollment into the Creek Nation. They're 1896 Creek Citizenship Enrollment Application 77. Her paternal grandparents are Abraham Kernal and Hager McQueen. Her aunts and uncles are Prisilla "Silla" McQueen Franklin, Tamar McQueen Franklin, Rose McQueen Kernal, Judy McQueen Davis and Edward Anderson.

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The cemetery has been attacked by vandals. Old Agency Cemetery in Muskogee, Oklahoma is an historical landmark dating back more than 200 years. There is a project now to restore it to its once beautiful condition. It is under preservation. They are accepting contributions and volunteers. For more information about the project click on this site below:

http://rootsweb.com/~okcps/oldagencyproject.htm.

Headstone photo was taken by Tonia Holleman. Photo and information was contributed to Find A Grave by Tonia Holleman and Angela Y. Walton-Raji. If you have any additional information or corrections please contact Tonia at toniah904@aol.com.






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  • Created by: Ronald Walton
  • Added: 11 Apr 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10753006
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matilda McQueen Newman (8 Jan 1862–7 May 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10753006, citing Agency Cemetery, Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Ronald Walton (contributor 9245992) .