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shaine shaine

posted on March 28, 2013

I have death certificate for great grandad Edgar Wand
Of Pushmataha. It has birthplace unknown nor I can’t
Find any last names of the name wand on Dawes roll.
His mothers name was Jane Miller. She resided in Pushmataha
As well but I can’t find any records on her. I have Edgar’s other info like marriage and death and stuff but I’m stuck. I can’t find
Edgar or Ed or Edward on any census prior to 1920. Nor do I know how he got the surname wand and his mothers name was Jane miller. No info on dad.

attached:

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on March 29, 2013

you don’t give the dates for this person. that can make it difficult if i find more than one record.

this is on findagrave.com.
Birth: Jun. 12, 1871, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 1948
Oklahoma, USA

Edgar E. Wand was born June 12, 1871. He died in Oklahoma on April 27, 1948. He is buried in Cole Spur Cemetery in Pushmataha county, Oklahoma.

Headstone photo was taken by Tonia Holleman.

Contributed to Find A Grave by Tonia Holleman and Angela Y. Walton-Raji, who have been on a project of documenting and photographing headstones in cemeteries in Arkansas and Oklahoma. If you have any additional information or corrections you can contact Tonia at toniah904@aol.com.

Burial:
Cole Spur Cemetery
Pushmataha County
Oklahoma, USA

you can try contacting the cemetery. who was the relative that gave information?

do you have an obituary? see your local public library interlibrary loan program for that.

i don’t see any wands on the dawes roll either. accessgenealogy’s search allows partial names and i entered “wan”.

who did he marry? who were his children? what does his social security application say? he would have filled that out himself.

1900 United States Federal Census about Edgar H Waud
Name: Edgar H Waud
Age: 23
Birth Date: abt 1877
Birthplace: Arkansas
Home in 1900: Township 8, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse’s Name: Francis Waud
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Edgar H Waud 23
Francis Waud 26
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Township 8, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; Roll: 1853; Enumeration District: 0118; FHL microfilm: 1241853.

is this your edgar? maybe he used a middle name or initials.

1910 United States Federal Census about Edgar Wand
Name: Edgar Wand
[Edgar Waud]
[Edgar Wond]
Age in 1910: 32
Birth Year: 1878
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1910: Gilkey, Yell, Arkansas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father’s Name: John Spainhour
Father’s Birthplace: Arkansas
Mother’s name: Tilda Spainhour
Mother’s Birthplace: Missouri
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
John Spainhour 46
Tilda Spainhour 66
Edgar Wand 32
Don Hill 14
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Gilkey, Yell, Arkansas; Roll: T624_68; Page: 31B; Enumeration District: 0168; FHL microfilm: 1374081.

i don’t know if these are different people or not.

where would you expect to find him in 1940, 1930, 1920, 1910, 1900?

1940 United States Federal Census about Edgar Wind
Name: Edgar Wind
Respondent: Yes
Age: 63
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1877
Gender: Male
Race: Indian (Native American)
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Commerce, Ottawa, Oklahoma
View Map
Street: North River Street
House Number: 109
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Commerce, Ottawa, Oklahoma
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Sheet Number: 4B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 89
Occupation: Roustabout
House Owned or Rented: Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 7
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: High School, 2nd year
Duration of Unemployment: 6
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 918
Income Other Sources: No
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Edgar Wind 63
Olive Wind 54
Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Commerce, Ottawa, Oklahoma; Roll: T627_3321; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 58-6.

you should give more information than was in your post. there are several possibilities.

genealogists use names, dates, locations, children and spouses to match records. if you have a common surname, you need to give more information rather than less. if you post about women, it is helpful to include the maiden name and the married name and designate which one is the maiden name.

start with what you know, gather documentation, then you can go backward in time. so get your birth certificate, your parents’ birth certificates and marriage license and then you can start on your grandparents. if someone passed away after 1/1/1937, they probably have a social security application on file. if you ask a government agency for a birth certificate, and they were born before 1929, they might have submitted a delayed birth certificate. death certificates, cemetery information and obituaries are helpful. you can usually get a copy of an obituary, newspaper mentions such as birth of a child or marriage, through the interlibrary loan program – see your local public library for this. i usually start with the death and work toward the person’s birth. military records and pension records can be helpful. census records can tell you where they were at particular times, names of family members. the census records up to 1940 are available, although the 1890 census was largely destroyed.

you will need to know who the family members were 1830-1930 or so, where they were located. a good way to do this is by census records.
the first time period to concentrate on is 1900-1930 because most tribes enrolled during this period.
federal census records can help you here. you can get access through your local public library – two databases: 1) heritage quest, 2) ancestry.com.

the dawes roll shows the applicants to the five major tribes 1896-1906 in indian territory/oklahoma. if your family applied for this, there would be a census card, dawes application, other supporting documents and testimony. these are located at NARA
http://www.archives.gov
try the fort worth, TX office.

obituaries through the oklahoma choctaw tribe is through the history link for the tribe:
http://www.choctawnation.com/history/

social security application for a deceased person:
http://www.ssa.gov/foia/html/foia_guide.htm
form SS-5.

your public library probably has a subscription to heritage quest and ancestry.com. fold3.com is another useful database for native records and military records, but they are a subscription. however, many times, their month’s subscription price is less than the price of a dawes packet. you can google fold3 and your ancestor’s name to see if your relative’s dawes packet is available at fold3.
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/finalroll.php
partial names are allowed.

bear in mind that many records are not online. always collect documents, as just the reference to a relative in an index informs you that a document is available.

death records:
death certificate: state vital records or if very old, state archives. ask for the person’s name at the time of death. you can look at death indices, such as the social security death index 1964-present for a date of death on rootsweb.com or ancestry.com.
obituary: see your local public library, interlibrary loan program. ask for the person’s name at the time of death. approximate date of death is helpful. if old, state historical society or state archives might have historical newspapers.
cemetery record: try findagrave.com or interment.net. ask for the person’s name at the time of death. if you find a relative, you can click on the county or cemetery to see if others with the same surname are buried there.

marriage records:
state vital records office, county clerk or if old, state archives or state historical society.

birth records:
state vital records office, or if old, state archives or state historical society. if the birth was before 1940, ask for a birth certificate or a delayed birth certificate. many people had to get delayed birth certificates when social security came into effect because they had to show proof of age. this will be under the name used at the time of birth.

census records:
you will want to search for census records 1940 on down to the birth of your relative. the federal census was taken every 10 years, however the 1890 census was largely destroyed by fire. there are also some state census records and native census records and native rolls. ancestry.com and heritage quest are two databases that include many census records. many native census records kept by NARA (http://www.archives.gov) are transcribed at accessgenealogy.

http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/choctaw/index.htm
several helpful links for records in the choctaw territory

first of all, heritage and tribal enrollment are two different things. many times natives didn’t apply for enrollment because 1) they didn’t qualify, 2) they were philosophically opposed to enrollment, 3) they didn’t have documentation, or 4) they were mississippi choctaw and their ancestor had accepted land or benefits in lieu of tribal enrollment.

for those people who do not yet have a card, you should research the 1900-1940 census to know approximate dates of birth, birthplaces, family members. this will also tell you if someone is more likely to be on the freedman roll or as applicants to the dawes roll taken 1896-1906 in indian territory/oklahoma for the five major tribes.

applicants can be found here:
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/finalroll.php
partial names are ok. look at the guide link for explanation of the codes.

when you find a possible name, then click on the card# in the card column to see the family group. if it is your family group, and they were likely enrolled, then you can search the oklahoma historical society’s dawes roll link to get the enrollment #’s for particular family members.
http://www.okhistory.org/research/dawes

if your family was enrolled by council action early in the process or was enrolled by lawsuit, they might not appear on the oklahoma historical society website. you would have to check with the tribe on that.

even if your family was rejected by the dawes process, you may want the testimony, census card, application information for your genealogical purposes.

the federal census will also help you decide which state to contact for vital records.

the dawes roll was taken 1896-1906, so you should trace your ancestors down to that time period. mostly, they had to be living in oklahoma by that time and agree to live there permanently.

history of the dawes roll
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawes_Act
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawes_Commission
wikipedia entries are sometimes opinionated; entered by volunteers.

helpful information about tribal enrollment
http://www.felihkatubbe.com/ChoctawNation/TribalMembership.html

freedmen information:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ewyatt/_borders/
http://digital.library.okstate.edu/encyclopedia/entries/F/FR016.html
http://www.african-nativeamerican.com/8-chocfreed.htm
http://www.okhistory.org/research/dawes

2 ways to search:
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/finalroll.php
this will let you enter partial names to get card#. click on the card# in the card column and you can see other names in that family.
other resources on the left and at the bottom of this webpage. native census records and databases are especially useful.

http://www.okhistory.org/research/dawes/index.php
this will give you card# (family group) and enrollment #. they have some native marriage records too. other oklahoma records listed at left.
if your relative was enrolled by court action, their name might not be on this list.
if the name is common, you may find too many possible records.
you can order the dawes packet from the oklahoma historical society website.

if you find a relative listed on the dawes roll, fold3 may have filmed the record and could be available online.
http://www.fold3.com/documents/46580455/dawes-packets/
other resources are NARA http://www.archives.gov

the five civilized tribes book put out by the department of the interior has testimony.
http://books.google.com/books/about/Five_civilized_tribes_in_Oklahoma.html?id=chATAAAAYAAJ
and you can read it online

and these are the microfilms at fort worth TX archives.
http://www.archives.gov/southwest/finding-aids/native-american-microfilm.html

there may be additional records about your relative:
contact NARA http://www.archives.gov for these and other records listed on this webpage.

75.23 RECORDS OF THE COMMISSIONER TO THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES 1852-1919
75.23.1 Records of the Dawes Commission
75.23.2 Records of the U.S. Indian Inspector for Indian Territory
75.23.3 General records of the Commissioner to the Five Civilized Tribes
http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/075.html
(Record Group 75)
1793-1989

http://okhistory.cuadra.com/star/public.html
oklahoma newspaper and archives search. some of these resources may be available through interlibrary loan/public library.

the tribe has an excellent information to help you. it is found under genealogy advocacy.
http://choctawnation.com/services/departments/community-services/
some obituaries:
http://www.choctawnation.com/history/obituaries/

NARA http://www.archives.gov/ federal records repository. the fort worth, TX office has archives for oklahoma and texas tribes. atlanta/morrow office has archives for the southeast tribes. many offices have microfilmed records for several tribes. note that this web address has changed recently from nara.gov.

freedmen info:
You can ONLY apply for Choctaw Nation Membership, AFTER you have obtained a CDIB card proving your Choctaw Blood lineage to a direct ancestor who actually enrolled, BY BLOOD. Freedmen DID NOT enroll By Blood. When US Congress closed the Final Dawes Commission Rolls, there were no provisions granting Freedmen any benefits after the Dawes Commission closed. The tribe Constitution states BY BLOOD. however, the documents (application, census card and testimony) may help you find out more about your heritage.

about blood quantum laws:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_quantum_laws
calculations about blood quantum:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wishawa4/Menominee%20Indians/quantum.htm

mississippi choctaw and choctaw tribe explained here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choctaw_Trail_of_Tears
http://www.choctaw.org/

jena choctaw tribe in louisiana:
http://www.jenachoctaw.org/

MOWA tribe
http://encyclopediaofalabama.org/face/Article.jsp?id=h-1368
http://www.uab.edu/uabmagazine/2009/july/losttribe
http://www.native-american-online.org/MOWA-Choctaw.htm
MOWA Band Of Choctaws Wilford Taylor 1080 Red Fox Road Mount Vernon, AL 36560 (251) 829-5500. E-Mail: chieftaylor@mowachoctaw.com

other choctaw tribes:
http://www.aaanativearts.com/choctaw-indians/index.html

chickasaw historical society
Historic Preservation and Repatriation Office
Phone: (580) 272-5325
Fax: (580) 272-5327
2020 E. Arlington, Suite 4, Ada, OK 74820
send mail to: P.O. Box 1548, Ada, OK 74821

chickasaw tribe
Chickasaw Nation Headquarters
520 East Arlington, Ada, OK 74820
Phone (580) 436-2603
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1548, Ada, OK 74821
http://www.chickasaw.net/index.htm

chickasaw genealogy archive center Tribal Library
Phone: (580) 310-6477
Fax: (580) 559-0773
1003 Chamber Loop, Ada, OK 74820
send mail to: P.O. Box 1548, Ada, OK 74821

http://www.okhistory.org/
oklahoma historical society
marriage records
http://www.okhistory.org/research/library/marriage.html
http://www.okgenweb.org/~okgarvin/kinard/chocmarriageindex.htm

other historical societies:
http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-OK-NDX.html
some oklahoma genealogical societies:
http://www.censusfinder.com/oklahoma-genealogy-society.htm
http://www.geneasearch.com/societies/socokla.htm

texas tribes
http://www.native-languages.org/texas.htm
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/texas/index.htm
http://www.texasindians.com/
http://www.lsjunction.com/places/indians.htm

oklahoma tribes:
http://500nations.com/Oklahoma_Tribes.asp
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/oklahoma/index.htm
http://www.cowboy.net/native/tribes.html
http://yvwiiusdinvnohii.net/OKTribes.htm

some links for the choctaw.
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/choctaw/index.htm
i looked at the land records and those need a lot of work. i have no information about whether or when they will improve some of these categories.

types of records available for native americans:
pages 366-369 in particular although the entire native american chapter is helpful.
The Genealogist’s Companion and Sourcebook:
Guide to the Resources You Need for Unpuzzling Your Past
Emily Anne Croom
you can ask for these particular pages from your local public library. if they don’t have the book, you can get the pages through the interlibrary loan program.
native american records are discussed in pages 352-386.

Tracing ancestors among the Five Civilized Tribes: Southeastern Indians …
By Rachal Mills Lennon
this book could be accessed through the interlibary loan program also.

always find the state archives. some records are online, some records are not. but many times you can find a record not found in other places. you want to see also about newspaper mentions for obituaries, births, marriages in particular.

check courts for probate, civil and criminal cases, marriage records.

if your ancestors lived on a reservation, they might not appear on a federal census because they were not taxed.
http://www.okgenweb.org/~okgarvin/kinard/1860index.htm
1860 census, indian territory.

this book is a good read about the dawes roll and how they implemented it.
The Dawes Commission and the allotment of the Five Civilized Tribes, 1893-1914
By Kent Carter
and you can read this book online. your relatives’ testimony might be in the book.
http://www.archive.org/details/fivecivilizedtr00statgoog
see the menu at left. you can download it.
you should look at the enrollment application, census card and testimony. this post will tell you how to do that. these documents will tell you more about your heritage, but it won’t help you if your goal is to be enrolled in the choctaw tribe of oklahoma. some people were classed as mississippi choctaw if the family had a native heritage but didn’t qualify for enrollment in the tribe.

there are 63 tribes in oklahoma but only the five major tribes are on the dawes roll. look at your family’s location around 1900-1930 time period (census will help you there) and see if there was a tribe located nearby. it is possible that your relatives were affiliated with another tribe.

if they were mississippi choctaw, there is probably a land grant in MS/AL to a head of household called choctaw scrip land. this was given in lieu of tribal enrollment 1830-1880 time period. ancestry.com has a database of the MS and AL choctaw scrip land records, called mississippi or alabama land records. there are other land records in those databases too,, so you have to look at the authority/source cited. NARA http://www.archives.gov has those land record packages.

the mississippi choctaw was not removed from oklahoma. but they were largely rejected for tribal enrollment.

this website might help you in your search. some people are trying to transcribe applications.
http://www.us-census.org/native/choctaw_dawes.html
i do not know what they are trying to transcribe, but this is the volunteer page
http://www.us-census.org/states/graphics/status.htm

and this might be of interest to you:
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/choctaw/rights-of-choctaws.htm
Rights of Mississippi Choctaws in the Choctaw Nation

http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/finalrolls/
Index to the Final Rolls of the Citizens and Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes in Indian Territory
the dawes roll is composed of applications to the five major tribes in oklahoma.

good advice about native research:
http://jenniferhsrn2.homestead.com/research2.html

if your relatives came from a different geographic location or belonged to a different tribe, try searching google for the state and tribes. you might find a contact for a state-recognized tribe or a federal recognized tribe.

this page can help you set up a targeted google search.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/google/searcher.html

penny postcards. this is a website that features pictures that were on postcards. click on the state to see the postcards that they have.
http://www.usgwarchives.org/special/ppcs/ppcs.html
if you have a penny postcard, you can click on submissions to add your penny postcard to the collection.

these searches will combine several possible search terms and give you the best matches.

i have collected many resources over the years. if you want to write to me, shamlet76@gmail.com and request the choctaw resource list, i will be glad to send it to you.

i am just a volunteer that wants to empower people to learn how to do genealogy.

suzanne hamlet shatto

shaine shaine

posted on March 29, 2013 and updated on March 29, 2013

Yes the Ed Wand born June 12, 1871 is the one.
He married Hattie McKinney Lewis about 1909
In the Kiamichie/Antlers, Pushmataha area. From the 1920 census and on he is on there but anything before that I cannot
Find him. His mothers Name Was Jane Miller. She is listed on his
Death certificate, birthplace Is Unknown.
His kids were Oliver,Earl,Lela,Alice,Jencie,Warren, and Dorothy

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on March 29, 2013

1920 United States Federal Census about Oliver Wand
Name: Oliver Wand
[Oliver Waud]
Age: 9
Birth Year: abt 1911
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Home in 1920: Tuskahoma, Pushmataha, Oklahoma
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father’s Name: Ed Wand
Father’s Birthplace: Alabama
Mother’s name: Hattie Wand
Mother’s Birthplace: Oklahoma
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Ed Wand 40
Hattie Wand 31
Oliver Wand 9
Earl Wand 7
Lela Wand 4
[4 1/12]
Alice Wand 1
[1 2/12]
Source Citation: Year: 1920; Census Place: Tuskahoma, Pushmataha, Oklahoma; Roll: T625_1480; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 235; Image: 700.

California, Death Index, 1940-1997 about Oliver Wand
Name: Oliver Wand
Social Security #: 444059758
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 4 Aug 1910
Birth Place: Oklahoma
Death Date: 20 Jun 1986
Death Place: San Joaquin
Mother’s Maiden Name: Lewis

he might be MOWA or mississippi choctaw.

i would suggest a location search. do you have a marriage license for hattie and edgar wand?

shaine shaine

posted on April 12, 2013

I have a marriage record for them. they were married 1909 at Hattie’s fathers(Nip)lewis house in Tuskahoma. How do I find out if he was MOWA or Mississippi Choctaw?

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on April 12, 2013

both of those tribes have their own list of original enrollees. i think the MOWA have not yet been recognized, so you would have to contact them for information. link is in my previous reply to your post.

mississippi choctaw is a federally recognized tribe. link is in my previous reply to your post.

i can see a problem in the 1920 census. he is listed as black. was he mixed race? if so, he might have been a freedman. i notice that many mixed race people were enrolled under freedman or not enrolled at all. many freedmen had difficulty proving their heritage.

this post pertains to your family, i think.
http://www.choctawnation.com/forum/forums/2/topics/1117

LEWIS, Hattie

BRIDE: Miss Hattie Lewis, age 20 of Kiamichi, OK

GROOM: Edgar Wand, age 34 of Antlers, OK

CEREMONY: D. L. Freeman, Missionary Baptist of Gay, Choctaw Co., OK

WHERE: Nip Lewis’s residence

DATE: September 19, 1909

WITNESSED BY: Edgar Ward & E. D. Kendricks

was his father edgar too?

was there a marriage announcement in a historical newspaper? were there any records at the church where the pastor served?

so this was where hattie was in 1900 census:

1900 United States Federal Census about Hattie Lewis
Name: Hattie Lewis
Age: 10
Birth Date: abt 1890
Birthplace: Indian Territory, Oklahoma
Home in 1900: Township 2, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory
Race: Black
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father’s Name: Nip Lewis
Mother’s Name: Jensey Lewis
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Nip Lewis 45
Jensey Lewis 35
Sallie Lewis 16
Chiney Lewis 15
Phebe Lewis 13
Hattie Lewis 10
Luie Lewis 9
Turner Lewis 5
Robert Lewis 8/12
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Township 2, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; Roll: 1852; Enumeration District: 0097; FHL microfilm: 1241852.

Birth: Oct. 5, 1889, USA
Death: Nov. 19, 1977
Tuskahoma
Pushmataha County
Oklahoma, USA

Hattie Wand was born October 5, 1889. She died in Tuskahoma, Oklahoma on November 19, 1977. She is buried in Cole Spur Cemetery in Pushmataha county, Oklahoma.

Headstone photo was taken by Tonia Holleman.

Contributed to Find A Grave by Tonia Holleman and Angela Y. Walton-Raji, who have been on a project of documenting and photographing headstones in cemeteries in Arkansas and Oklahoma. If you have any additional information or corrections you can contact Tonia at toniah904@aol.com.

Burial:
Cole Spur Cemetery
Pushmataha County
Oklahoma, USA

U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 about Ed Wand
Name: Ed Wand
County: Pushmataha
State: Oklahoma
Birth Date: 12 Jun 1875
Race: Black

this lists his nearest relative as jane miller who lives in idabell, mccurtain county, OK.
he signs with an x, so he is probably not literate. this might explain some of the confusion about finding information.

1910 United States Federal Census about Jane Millie
Name: Jane Millike
[Jane Millixe]
[Millie]
Age in 1910: 65
Birth Year: abt 1845
1845
Birthplace: Arkansas
Home in 1910: Township 3, McCurtain, Oklahoma
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Boarder
Marital Status: Widowed
Father’s Birthplace: United States
[United States of America]
Mother’s Birthplace: United States
[United States of America]
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Louis Stephens 79
Abigale Stephens 60
Jane Millie 65
Barka Hopkins 30
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Township 3, McCurtain, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1261; Page: 21A; Enumeration District: 0181; FHL microfilm: 1375274.

the people in the household might be related.

i don’t see a jane miller living in the choctaw area in 1900 though.

edgar’s findagrave.com record:
Birth: Jun. 12, 1871, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 1948
Oklahoma, USA

Edgar E. Wand was born June 12, 1871. He died in Oklahoma on April 27, 1948. He is buried in Cole Spur Cemetery in Pushmataha county, Oklahoma.

Headstone photo was taken by Tonia Holleman.

Contributed to Find A Grave by Tonia Holleman and Angela Y. Walton-Raji, who have been on a project of documenting and photographing headstones in cemeteries in Arkansas and Oklahoma. If you have any additional information or corrections you can contact Tonia at toniah904@aol.com.

Burial:
Cole Spur Cemetery
Pushmataha County
Oklahoma, USA

have you contacted the cemetery?
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=Wand&GSiman=1&GScid=98196&CRid=98196&pt=Cole%20Spur%20Cemetery&

suzanne hamlet shatto