Nevada Belle Crow
Submitted by: Anna Sweat and Jean Huskey
Nevada Belle crow Huskey, a 90 year old original enrollee, was born in Chickasha, Indian Territory on October 9, 1905 to Mable Sue Drake and A.J. Crow. Belle was the first of eight children. Her sisters and brothers are Laura Pearson, Lide Crow (deceased), Ada Clark (deceased), Margaret Beach, J.W. Crow, Tom Crow (deceased), and Frances Gracy.
Nevada Belle married J.C. Huskey on December 30, 1922 in McAlester, Oklahoma. They had three children, Nevada Pearl Barker (deceased), Jess Huskey, Jr., and Anna Sue Sweat. There are 10 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren.
She was the granddaughter of Refina Folsom and tom Drake and the great granddaughter of Salina Wade and Judge Rufus Folsom.
Belle attended schools in Eufaula and Dow, Oklahoma, and has lived most of her life in Haileyville where she attended the First Baptist Church. She is one of the oldest members.