Cornelius McCurtain

Mississippi, USA
Death 5 Mar 1871 (aged 68)
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: 2-3 miles NE of Red Oak, OK
Memorial ID 38826132 · View Source
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He married Mahayia Nelson. Cornelius and Mahayia McCurtain were the parents of seven children; Jackson Frazier, who became a chief of the Choctaws; Isabelle, who married George Riddle; Elsie who married George Riddle after the death of Isabelle; David; Edmund, who became tribal chief; and Green McCurtain. Cornelius is buried in a grave at The Narrows, two to three miles northeast of Red Oak in Latimer, Co., OK. Mahayia, his wife, known more intimately as Amy, died in 1869 at Ft. Coffee, expressed a desire to be buried by the side of her husband but owing to high water in the streams, the effort was abandoned and she also rests in an unknown and unmarked grave on the old George Riddle farm between Wilburton and Red Oak, in what is today, Latimer County, Oklahoma.

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  • Created by: MillieBelle
  • Added: 27 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38826132
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Cornelius McCurtain (3 Mar 1803–5 Mar 1871), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38826132, ; Maintained by MillieBelle (contributor 46628380) Non-Cemetery Burial, who reports a 2-3 miles NE of Red Oak, OK.