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Renamed towns

Mr. B Mr. B

posted on October 18, 2012

I’m looking for information on two towns my wife’s ancestors called home. They’re both on old maps of the Choctaw Nation. I’m curious if they’ve been abandoned entirely or simply renamed.

I’m looking for the towns of Janis and Goodwater.

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on October 19, 2012

janis is in mccurtain county.
http://digital.library.okstate.edu/Chronicles/v017/v017p192.html

i don’t live there. but the historical society would probably be able to tell you something about it.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/McCurtain-County-Historical-Society/341064668106

http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/Indian-Territory-Roots/1999-04/0924320746

seems to be on mapquest also.
http://www.mapquest.com/maps?city=Goodwater&state=OK

goodwater is also in mccurtain county.