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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Woodley Phillips

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(See Grant and Oolootsa)-Maude Hoyt McSpadden, born at Chelsea, Cherokee Nation, March 15, 1885, educated at Chelsea and the Female Seminary, from which she graduated June 9, 1903. She married April 3, 1905 Woodley Gail Phillips, born in Crawford Co. Penn. May 15, 1877.

They are the parents of Joel Arthur, born February 6, 1906 who died Dec. 13, 1914; Donald Mortimer, born Oct. 12, 1908; Ross Marvin, born Apr. 16, 1912; Lawrence Gail, born Mar. 22, 1916; Paul McSpadden, born March 25, 1918.

Woodley Gail Phillips of English decent was among oil operators coming into Oklahoma from Pennsylvania in September 1902. Connected with Cherokee Oil and Gas Co., one of the pioneer companies of the state.

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