Biographical Sketch of Mrs. George W. Poplin
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(See Ward)-—Catherine O. Chandler, born at Siloam, Arkansas, January 26, 1873 amid educated at Vinita. Married at Vinita, January 18, 1801 George Washington, son of William H. and Sarah Jane Poplin, born December 10, 1872 in Stodard County, Missouri.
They are the parents of Anna Jane, born November 23, 1891; Ora Adelia, born March 18, 1893; Gaithor Oliver, born July 23, 1895; Marguerite, born October 9, 1897; Rosebud, born September 24, 1899; Nellie, born March 29, 1902; Van and Nan, twins, born April 16, 1906; Loren Ross, born June 11. 1908 and Ray Poplin, born December 20, 1910.
Gaithor Oliver Poplin enlisted in the World War at Pryor, September 22, 1917. Was made Corporal Company A, 344th M.G. B. N. Promoted to Sergeant October 1. 1918. Was in the offensive at Villa en Haye August 24 to September 11, 1918 and St. Mihiel, Preverenville, Meuse, Argonne and Breussey from Sept 12 to November 11, 191 8. He was gassed on September 1 7, 1918 at St. Mihiel. Was in the Army of Occupation at Gillenifeld, Germany from December 19, 1918 to May 19, 1919. Sailed for America May 28,1918 and was discharged at Camp Pike, Arkansas, June 23, 1919.
George W. Poplin is a bridge carpenter for the M. K. & T. F. F. with headquarters at Adam. Mrs. Poplin is a sister of Congressman Chandler of the First District of Oklahoma.
Anna Eliza, daughter of Caldean and Nancy (Ward) Gunter married Burgess Gaithor Chandler and they are the parents of Mrs. Catherine O. (Chandler) Poplin.