The faces of the Choctaw and Chickasaw men of sixty years ago were as smooth as a woman’s, in fact they had no beard. Sometimes there might be seen a few tine hairs (if hairs they might be called) here and there upon the face, but they were few and far between, and extracted with a pair of small tweezers whenever discovered. Oft have I seen a Choctaw warrior standing before a mirror seeking with untiring perseverance and unwearied eyes, as he turned his face at different angles to the glass, if by chance a hair could be found lurking
Location: Collin County TX
(Partial Listing) ADAMS A. M., b. 14 Oct. 1856, d. 15 Apr. 1916. Nancy J., b. 24 Jun. 1845, d. 29 Jan. 1892. Wife of J. W. ASKEW John, b. 18 June 1870, d. 3 Apr. 1929. Minnie L., 1876 – 1936. BEATTY Donnie R., 1894 – 1920. BENSON Edward, b. 10 Mar. 1886, d. 3 Feb. 1909. Son of B. & M.D. BLACKBURN Annie Lee, b. 16 Oct. 1876, d. 1 Jan. 1964. James Dewitt, b. 20 Oct. 1857, d. 1917. Leln, b. 7 July 1913, d. 29 Aug. 1913. Leler, b. 7 July 1913, d. 31 Oct. 1913.
Gentry, Mrs. William M. (See Hicks)— Margaret, daughter of Robert Ray and Cynthia Jane (Horn) Taylor, was born Nov. 10, 1873, educated at Worcester Academy, and Willie Halsell College, Vinita. Married at Weston, Texas, April 18, 1891, William M. Son of W. J. and Nancy A. Gentry, born August 10, 1871, in Ray County, Missouri. They are the parents of: Ralph Ray, born July 7, 1893; Blanche Sunbeam, born Oct. 15, 1896; Christopher Robert, born March 23, 1900; Winnie Gertrude, born April 7, 1902; Hearst T., born May 6, 1904; William Lee, born April 30, 1908; Annie Audrey, born January
Among the leading farmers and stockmen of Washington county is numbered M. C. Ware, who resides on a well improved and valuable ranch near Bartlesville and is recognized as one of the large landholders and substantial citizens of his community. He was born in Collin county, Texas, October 11, 1857, his parents being James and Nancy (Howe) Ware, who became pioneer settlers of the Lone Star state, residing in the home in which their son M. C. was born, until called to their final rest. The father, a native of Arkansas, passed away in 1904. The mother’s demise occurred in
A cemetery transcription of the Yeary Cemetery in Collin County, Texas. This cemetery is located near Farmersville. At the time it was copied it was noted that the graveyard was covered with weeds and much brush and not kept up. It is also noted that the graves are widely scattered and do not appear to be laid out in any particular order. YEARY William Kendell, 1898 – 1899. Son of W. B. & R. L. “Our Babe”, b. 10 Apr. 1896, d. 18 Jan 1897. Son of W. B. & L. R. Annie, no dates. Dau. of E. M. &
A cemetery transcription of Franklin Cemetery in Collin County, Texas. Specific location is not noted. MCCOY Charles, b. Mar. 1892, d. 26 June 1892. Son of Wm. & S. S. CHAPMAN Nettie Pearl, 1939 – 1940. LEWIS Dr. Carig(?) Tipton, 1856 – 1938. Cornelia Franklin, 1861 – 1951. Franklin, b. 11 Sept. 1886, d. 2 Apr. 1892. Son of C. T. & M. E. C. JENKINS Infant, b. & d. 25 May 1894. Child of E. & M. L. C., b. 18 Dec. 1891, d. 20 May 1893. Son of E. & M. SELF Willie, b. 4 Apr. 1893, d.
Richard A. Savage, 72, a former Baker City resident, died April 13, 2007, after a 14-year struggle with Parkinson’s disease. His memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church at Allen, Texas. Richard was born in 1935 at Walla Walla, Wash., to “Spud” and Nan Savage. He was the oldest of five children. He was a 1954 Baker High School graduate and attended Eastern Oregon College (now Eastern Oregon University) at La Grande where he earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He later earned his MBA. Richard served in the U.S. Army Intelligence Division