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Biographical Sketch of Herbert F. Couch

(See Grant)-Herbert Franklin, son of James C., and Elizabeth (Collier) Couch, was born February 1875, in Italy, Texas. Received a college education in his native town. Married at Coody’s Bluff, March 1, 1896, Ida May, daughter of Calvin and Elizabeth (Bullette) Coker, born April 28, 1879, at Coody’s Bluff. Educated in the Cherokee National Schools. They are the parents of: Victor Clark, born January 15, 1897; Elmer, born August 31st, 1900 Leola, born December 29, 1902; Curtis Foreman, born November 24, 1905 ; Herbert Franklin, born January 23, 1908; Randolph Penn, born February 22, 1910, Wanda Wanette, born Feb. 14, 1912 and, Vivian Lane Couch, born October 6, 1916. Mr. Couch is a member the Knights of the Pythias fraternity. He is wealthy oil and gas producer, living at present in Nowata. Calvin Coker was the son of John Rogers and Annie (Hogan)...

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. G. W. Milam

(See Grant).—Sarah Ellen Couch, born near Italy, Texas, October 17, 1863, educated in Texas and at the Female Seminary of the Cherokee Nation, married October 20, 1881, William Guinn Milam, born March 12, 1860 in Moulton, Lawrence county, Alabama. He is the son of J. B. and Sallie J. Milam. William Guinn and Sarah E. Milam are the parents of: Jesse Bartley, born March 10, 1884; Allie, born November 26, 1885; Noolie, born November 16, 1888; Viola, born February 17, 1891 Charles, born July 23, 1894, enlisted in the 90th Division Headquarters Signal Corpse, 358th. Infantry; was killed in action at Argonne, France, October 24, 1918, pay­ing the supreme sacrifice that the world might live; William Walker, born July 26, 1896; Annie Wheeler, born September 15, 1898, and Gladys May, born October 14, 1901. Nancy Ellen Adair, born October 18, 1839, married June 15, 1856 Samuel Mitchell Couch, born January 3, 1838 in Alabama. She died November 1, 1173, and he died September 25, 1877. They were the par­ents of Sarah E. (Couch) Milam. William Guinn Milam was elected County Commissioner of Rogers County in 1907-10. He is an active and broadminded citizen taking interest in every movement for pub­lic welfare, supporting the various civic movements, and rounding out the life of a useful...

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