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 Indiana “Annie” <I>Tarter</I> Cansler

Indiana “Annie” Tarter Cansler

Lawrence County, Missouri, USA
Death 12 Aug 1952 (aged 90)
Hollis, Harmon County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Canadian, Hemphill County, Texas, USA
Plot Section B&I / Block 23
Memorial ID 42311892 · View Source
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Emigration: 1898 Texas to Oklahoma
Event: Census 1910 Unknown 1910 Harmon County,Oklahoma
Event: Census 1900 Unknown 1900 Greer County, Oklahoma

Born in Smith County, Texas in July 1862, "Smith" Cansler was the eldest of nine children born to George Calvin Cansler and Sarah Ellen Edwards. Robert would marry Indiana "Annie" Tarter in November 1894. Annie was the daughter of Andrew Tarter and Mary Hunt. Andrew was born in Pulaski County, Kentucky, on 19 November 1840. Robert and Annie Cansler were part of the 1898 wagon train which traveled from Bowie, Texas, to Greer County, Oklahoma. Smith drove his wagon to virgin land, about a mile west of where his father, George Calvin Cansler had chosen to settle. Smith's new farm would be about five miles north of the town of Hollis, Oklahoma.

37 year-old Smith R. Cansler appears in 1900 census for Greer County, Oklahoma. He is listed as being born in Texas in July 1862.

At home is his wife Annie, 38, born in Mississippi in January 1862, and children Silas R., 13, September 1886, Texas, Emma B., 10, July 1889, Texas, George E., 8, March 1892, Indian Territory, Mimmie, 5, July 1894, Indian Territory, Carl O., 3, November 1896, Indian Territory, and Zella, 1, April 1899, Indian Territory.

Robert S. Cansler was 47, TX, Annie, 48, M/O, Ernest G., 18, Minnie, 15, Charles E., 13, Mary, 10, and Andy C., 8. All of the children were born in Oklahoma.


1)Silas Robert CANSLER b: 4 Sep 1886 in Osceola,Hill,Texas
2)Emma Bell CANSLER b: 26 Jul 1889 in Eastland,Texas
3)George Earnest CANSLER b: 11 Dec 1891 in Terral, Jefferson, Oklahoma
4)Minnie Lea CANSLER b: 2 Jul 1894 in Terral, Jefferson, Oklahoma
5)Earl Charles CANSLER b: 17 Nov 1896 in Terral, Jefferson, Oklahoma
6)Mary Zella CANSLER b: 17 Apr 1899 in Hollis, Harmon, Oklahoma
7)Andrew Carl CANSLER b: 10 Nov 1901 in Hollis, Harmon, Oklahoma




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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Indiana “Annie” Tarter Cansler (30 Jan 1862–12 Aug 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42311892, citing Edith Ford Memorial Cemeteries, Canadian, Hemphill County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by DP (#47180771) (contributor 47180771) .