Location: Locust Grove Oklahoma

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. William H. Pace

(See Downing and Adair)-Annie Lydia, daughter of John and Rosella (Adair) Downing was born in Saliva District September 10, 1871. Educated in Female Seminary and Harrell Institute, Muskogee. Married at Locust Grove December 22, 1898, William Hayden, son of William and Loretta Pace, born in 1868 in Benton County, Ark. They are the parents of: Elbert Edward, born November 21, 1899 was in the S. A. T. C. at Oklahoma University and is at present attending the A. and M. College at Stillwater; Hayden Adair, born February 19, 1901; Clyde Lewis, born November 30, 1902; Joe Sheldon, born June 14, 1904; Loretta Lucite, born January 15, 1906; Howard, born October 5, 1907 and Alfred Collins Pace born August 7, 1909. Mr. and Mrs. Pace are members of the Methodist Church. He is a farmer and stock raiser, near Welch; specializing in pure bred Short Horn cattle and Poland China...

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Biographical Sketch of J. L. Baugh

Baugh, Mr. J. L. (See Grant, Downing, Ghigau, Foreman, Ross and Conrad)—Joel Lindsey Baugh, born Jan. 8, 1858. Educated in Male Seminary. Married Aug. 19. 1888 Sue Adair, daughter of Jacob West and Char­lotte (West) Markham, born July 25, 1872. She died March 15, 1899 and he married at Locust Grove, May 30, 1901, Nannie Scales. daughter of John Taylor and Mary...

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Biographical Sketch of Oce Benge

Benge, Oce (See Grant, Ghigau, Foreman and Conrad)—Richard Fields Benge, commonly called “Oce’ Benge, was born in Tah­lequah District, September 9, 1851. Married at Locust Grove, February 18, 1883, Martha Adair, daughter of George Washington and Cherokee (Ratliff) Brewer, born July 7, 1861, and educated in Female Seminary. They are the parents of Georgia Alma, born April 30, 1885, married William C. Johnston April 4, 1919; Eleanor Osceola, born Jan­uary 18, 1887, married C. A. Dunham Oct­ober 3, 1913, parents of Roy Mills, born September 1, 1915, and Beatrice Eleanore Durham, born July 28, 1919; Lelia Leone, born December 16, 1892, married Win. Cecil McLaughlin, March 28, 1919. They are the parents of Cecil Benge McLaughlin, born May 10, 1921; Dora Elizabeth, born September 4, 1896, and Senora Benge, born July 2, 1902. Mr. Benge is a farmer near Adair. He was elected Sheriff of Saline District August 6, 1883 and August 3, 1885. Elected a member of Council from the same District August 1, 1887. Delilah, daughter of Richard Fields, Chief of the Texas Cherokees, married James Fore­man and they were the parents of Susan Henrietta Foreman, born December 18, 1827, married Anderson Benge. He died January 4, 1868, aged about fifty years and Mrs. Benge died September 12, 1883. They were the parents of James Foreman and Richard Fields Benge. George Fields, a brother of Chief Richard...

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Biography of John Daniel Bewley, M. D.

Coming to Miami in 1916, Dr. John Daniel Bewley has thoroughly demonstrated his ability as a physician and surgeon and his professional labors have been attended with a gratifying measure of success. He was born in Dover, Pope County, Arkansas, March 25, 1874, of the marriage of Benjamin V. and Triphenia (West) Bewley, the former a native of Tennessee and the latter of Arkansas. Her father was a major in the Mexican war and was stationed at old Fort Gibson, Indian Territory. Prior to the Civil war he retired from the United States army and made his home in Arkansas until his death. Benjamin V. Bewley became a resident of Arkansas, where he enlisted for service in the Civil war, and was commissioned a Colonel. He was one of the most successful farmers and prominent men of Pope County, where his demise occurred in 1907. He was an active and helpful member of the Methodist Church and fraternally he was identified with the Masonic order. The mother is still living. Their family numbered nine children. John Daniel Bewley, the sixth in order of birth, attended the public schools and a select school at Russellville, Arkansas, after which he devoted three years to educational work. He then entered the Memphis Hospital Medical School, which he attended for a time and later went to Witts Springs, Arkansas, where he practiced for...

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