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Jackson County Oklahoma Cemeteries

Most of these Jackson County Oklahoma cemeteries are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we provide the listing when it is only a partial listing. Hosted at Jackson County OKGenWeb Archives Aaron Cemetery Antoich Cemetery Baker Family Burials Boggy Cemetery Carmel Cemetery Durham Cemetery Elmer Cemetery Navajoe Cemetery Odema Cemetery Prairie Hill Cemetery Rock Cemetery Victory Cemetery Hosted at Greer County Genealogical and Historical Society Aaron Cemetery Antioch Cemetery Blair Cemetery Cottonwood Cemetery Duke Cemetery Guffin Cemetery Martha Cemetery Olustee Cemetery Rock Cemetery Hosted at Oklahoma Cemeteries Aaron Cemetery Altus City Cemetery Antioch Cemetery Blair Cemetery Boggy Cemetery Carmel Cemetery Cottonwood Cemetery Durham Cemetery Francis Cemetery Frazer Cemetery Guffin Cemetery Headrick Cemetery Hess Cemetery Joel Moseley Gravesite Navajoe Cemetery Odema Cemetery Prairie Hill Cemetery Railroad Gravesite Victory Cemetery Hosted at Oklahoma Gravestones Project Altus City Cemetery Antioch Cemetery Blair Cemetery Carmel Cemetery Francis Cemetery Martha Cemetery Search: US, Find A Grave Index Search: Billion Graves for Cemeteries inĀ Jackson County...

Biography of A. M. Whorton

A. M. Whortan, Superintendent of schools at Delaware, Nowata County, was born in McDonald County, Missouri, on the 8th of January, 1879, a son of C. O. and Isabelle (Hopper) Whortan, the former a native of Alabama and the latter of Missouri. When a youth the father removed from his native state to Arkansas and for many years he engaged in farming, achieving more than substantial success in that connection. He is now living in Fayetteville in retirement. Mrs. Whortan died in 1896. In the acquirement of an education A. M. Whortan attended the public schools of Missouri and in due time entered the Central State Normal School of Oklahoma. In 1916 he was graduated from that institution and became a student in the State University, receiving his A. B. degree that year. He has taught school since 1896 and at one time taught thirteen consecutive months. He has the record of never missing a day from his school work. In 1897 Mr. Whortan came to Oklahoma and taught in the schools of Jackson County until 1914. The following three years he was identified with educational work in Tillman County, and since 1917 he has been Superintendent of the Delaware schools. Mr. Whortan has been assisted in his professional career by his wife, who is primary supervisor of the Delaware schools and a woman of much culture and refinement. Since assuming the duties and responsibilities of Superintendent of schools, Mr. Whortan has made a noticeable improvement in the educational system here. In this position he succeeded A. L. Shattuck, under whose supervision the school had an enrollment of three...

Biography of John William Bartholomew

In no profession does advancement depend more entirely upon individual merit and ability than in the law. Close application, keen analysis, clear mental perception and careful preparation are indispensable elements in the life of every man who attempts to gain prominence in this arduous calling. That John William Bartholomew is lacking in none of these requisites, is indicated in the fact that he is numbered among the most capable lawyers of Miami and throughout his career he has maintained the highest standards of professional ethics. A native of Indiana, he was born near Morocco, in Newton County, November 20, 1858, his parents being George C. and Nancy (Moorman) Bartholomew. The father was born in Upper Kent, England, and there followed the trade of a miller. Coming to the United States; he engaged in farming in Indiana until 1861, when he enlisted at the first call for volunteers, becoming a member of Company E, of the Ninety-ninth Indiana Regiment. He valiantly defended the interests of his adopted country during the Civil war and lost his life at the battle of Peach Tree Creek, which occurred on the 22d of August, 1864. The mother, who is of English parentage, was born in Indiana and is now residing in Newton County, that state. In the acquirement of an education John W. Bartholomew attended the grammar schools and the high school at Burnettsville, Indiana, and from the age of fourteen years has been dependent upon his own resources for a livelihood. He first engaged in newspaper work and became the owner of a paper at Buckingham, Illinois, his publication being known as the...

Hopkins, Edith Wilson – Obituary

Edith Wilson Hopkins, 84, of Baker City and formerly of Imbler, died Nov. 22, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Care Center. Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Summerville Cemetery Chapel. Edith was born on July 15, 1921, to Benjamin Franklin and Mary Ann Green Hopkins at Duke, Okla. She finished her schooling at Ellsinore, Mo., and then attended Ontario Community College where she earned her nursing degree. She worked for a time at St. Elizabeth Hospital and later was caretaker for her parents. Edith had a strong sense of family ties and family was the most important thing to her. She had a special collection of angels and enjoyed crafts and gardening. She loved to read and follow the life of Princess Diana. Her two little dogs, Angel and Fluffy, were her children. Survivors include her sister and brother-in-law, Dorothea and Hal Weinmann of Redmond; brother and sister-in-law, Olin and Margaret Hopkins of Salem, Utah; several nephews and nieces and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by siblings, George Ovie Hopkins, Albert Hopkins, Montana Walking Bull, Dwight Hopkins, Marie Bogart, Baby Ruth Hopkins, Earl Hopkins and Frank Hopkins. Memorial contributions may be made St. Elizabeth Health Services through Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St., La Grande, OR 97850. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, December 2, 2005 Transcribed by: Belva...

Duvall, Steven Wayne – Obituary

Steven Wayne Duvall, 37, of Greeley, Colo., died July 13, 2004, at his home. His funeral was July 17, 2004 at the Harvest Time Tabernacle with military honors by the Greeley Veterans of Foreign War in Evans, Colorado. Steve was born on Nov. 22, 1966, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., to Clifford R. Duvall and Karen Lee Wiles. He attended high school at Iraklion, Greece, and at Madrid, Spain and served in the Colorado Army National Guard. In May 1988 he married Elisa Ann Silva at the Harvest Time Tabernacle in Evans, Colo. Steve enjoyed painting, detailing cars and had a great sense of humor. His children were the love of his life. He enjoyed every event, game or project that they could do together. Steve was an avid Miami Dolphins fan while his father rooted for the Broncos. Survivors include his wife, Elsa Ann Duvall; daughters, Makaelynn Rae, 15, Lacee Leigh Anne, 11, and Jill Sheridan, 8 and his son Steven Wayne Duvall Jr., 14, all of Greeley; parents, Clifford R. and Sandra Duvall of Halfway; sister, Shelia Welch of Utah, Jenna Bruner of North Pole, Alaska, and Tami Waldron of Halfway; a brother, Frank C. Krogh of Orem, Utah; in-laws, Dave and Shirley Silva of Greeley, Colo.; brother and sister-in-law, Doug and Merrie Kler of Greeley, Colo.; aunt, Emma Duvall, of California; uncles, Francis and Bill Duvall of Greeley, Colo., Alan Duvall of Gilcrest, Colo., and Melvin Duvall of Arvada, Colo.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his mother Karen Lee Wiles Welch; a brother, Kenneth Lee Duvall; an uncle,...

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