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Sophia Burney Sophia Burney

posted on November 20, 2013

Im wanting to apply for memebership my grandfathers name was Haskell Burney I believe he was from durant ok. I dont know my family history and would like to know so I can fill out my application if anyone could help me I would appreciate it. I believe that his father was also named Haskell and his mothers name was Lois.

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posted on November 20, 2013

Census about Haskell Burney

Name: Haskell Burney
Age: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1910
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Brown, Bryan, Oklahoma
Map of Home in 1940: View map
Farm: Yes
Inferred Residence in 1935: Brown, Bryan, Oklahoma
Residence in 1935: Same Place, Bryan, Oklahoma
Resident on farm in 1935: Yes
Sheet Number: 5A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 80
Occupation: Farmer
House Owned or Rented: Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 2
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 5th grade
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 30
Class of Worker: Working on own account
Weeks Worked in 1939: 32
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Haskell Burney 30
Lois Burney 30
Harold J Burney 12
Edward D Burney 9
Lavanda Burney 5
Hashell D Burney 3
Gwendolyn Burney 9/12

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posted on November 20, 2013

Haskell Burney Memorial

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Birth: 1910
Death: 1956

Family links:
Spouse:
Lois Orine Brown Burney (1909 – 1973)*

*Calculated relationship

Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Lawton
Comanche County
Oklahoma, USA

Created by: Trapper John
Record added: Nov 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62331338

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posted on November 20, 2013 and updated on November 20, 2013

1920 United States Federal Census about Sarah Burney
Name: Sarah Burney
Age: 34
Birth Year: abt 1886
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Home in 1920: Calera, Bryan, Oklahoma
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Widowed
[Widow]
Father’s Birthplace: Texas
Mother’s Birthplace: Texas
Home Owned: Own
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Sarah Burney 34
Rosie Burney 12
Haskell Burney 10
Velma Burney 6

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posted on November 20, 2013

U.S., Native American Enrollment Cards for the Five Civilized Tribes, 1898-1914 about Sarah Burney
Name: Sarah Burney
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1882
Age at Census Enrollment: 20
Enrollment Date: 25 Sep 1902
Tribal Affiliation: Choctaw By Blood
Census Card #: 2196
Dawes’ Roll #: 6366

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posted on November 20, 2013 and updated on November 21, 2013

DAWES ENROLLMENT, CHOCTAW BY BLOOD, CARD # 2196
TALIHINA, WADE COUNTY, INDIAN TERRITORY, YEAR 1896

Roll # 6366 Sarah Burney, age 17, Female, 1/4 blood
Father: Stephen Woods, dead, 1/2 blood Choctaw
Mother: Winnie James, non-citizen

Roll # 14872 Clara May Burney, age 2, Female, 3/8 blood. Born 1-19-1901, Talihina, I. T.
Father: Alfred Burney, 1/2 blood Choctaw, Card # 2088. Married 7-26-1899 Talihina, Wade,I. T.

DAWES CARD NB 992- Leroy Burney, born 9-13-1903 to Alfred and Sarah Burney.

Sarah Woods former husband was Watson Wright, Choctaw by blood, Card # 2184, whom she divorced in 1895.

Date of Application for enrollment: 5-31-1899
Enrollment approved by Secretary of the Interior on 5-21-1903.

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posted on November 20, 2013

1910 United States Federal Census about Sarah Burney
Name: Sarah Burney
Age in 1910: 26
Birth Year: abt 1884
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Home in 1910: Municipal, Bryan, Oklahoma
Race: Indian (Native American)
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse’s Name: Alfred L Burney
Father’s Birthplace: Oklahoma
Mother’s Birthplace: Oklahoma
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Household Members:
Name Age
Alfred L Burney 31
Sarah Burney 26
Clara M Burney 2
Rosa Burney 2
Hascal Burney 0
[2/12]
Perry Daney 18

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posted on November 20, 2013

1900 United States Federal Census about Sarah Burney
Name: Sarah Burney
Age: 18
Birth Date: abt 1882
Birthplace: Indian Territory, Oklahoma
Home in 1900: Township 3, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory
Race: Indian (Native American)
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse’s Name: Lee Burney
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Lee Burney 20
Sarah Burney 18

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posted on November 20, 2013

Sarah Burney

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Birth: Oct. 7, 1882
Death: Mar. 23, 1922

Family links: Children: Leroy Burney (1903 – 1905)*

*Calculated relationship

Burial:
Burney Cemetery
Bryan County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Row 8

Created by: Virginia Brown
Record added: Sep 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76404076

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posted on November 21, 2013

DAWES ENROLLMENT, CHOCTAW BY BLOOD, CARD # 2018,
WADE COUNTY, CHOCTAW NATION, I. T. YEAR 1896

Winnie James,45, maiden name Hampden, married William James on 5-2-1893. Last name of father was Hampden, mother’s name was Betsey Wade. Also known as Winnie Boggs. Formerly married to Stephen Woods in spring of 1878. Their children were:
1) Josephine Woods, born Dec. 1878, married a Thompson
2) Sarah Woods, born 1879, married Watson Wright, then Alfred Burney on 7-26-1899.
3) Ada Woods, born 1882, died Oct. 1901, married Alexander McIntosh. Child was Carrie M. McIntosh, born 1895.
4) Henry Woods, born 1884

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posted on November 21, 2013

1885 CHOCTAW NATION CENSUS, WADE COUNTY

FAMILY HOUSEHOLD # 359

Stephen Woods, 53, Indian, Farmer born 1832
Winny Woods, 34, Indian, wife, born 1851
Joannah Woods, 20, Indian, born 1865
Frances Woods, 18, Indian, born 1867
William Woods, 14, Indian, born 1871
Wesley Woods, 12, Indian, born 1873

NOTE: These children were all stepchildren of Winnie Hampden Woods, who married Stephen in 1878.