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Frances Folsom

Frances Folsom was born July 30, 1852, probably in Sugar Loaf County, Indian Territory. Her parents were Ellis W. Folsom and Salina Perry, both were born in Mississippi. Ellis died in 1880 and is buried at McAlester; Salina died in 1882 and is buried in LeFlore County. Frances Folsom married Charles H. Benton and had a daughter named Ida Benton, born March 2, 1872. At the time of the enrollments Frances had married a second time to Simon Carshall and she was enrolled as Frances Carshall. Frances Folsom married Charles H. Benton and had a daughter named Ida Benton, born March 2 1872. At the time of the enrollments Frances had married a second time to Simon Carshall and she was enrolled as Frances Carshall. Frances died February 13, 1909 and is buried with Carshall in a family plot near the Conser community. Charles H. Benton died in 1888 and is buried in a lone greave approximately one mile west of Hodgen in LeFlore County. Ida Benton (Naylor) was born March 2, 1872, probably in the vicinity of Conser, Indian Territory. Her parents were Charles H. Benton and Frances Folsom (Benton). Ida lived and grew up in the Conser community and married Newton C. Naylor on September 3, 1891. They had several children, most were enrolled. The enrollments were: Frances Arizona born July 6, 1893; Mary Caldona born October 19, 1895; Simon Gilbert Lee born February 21, 1898; Hester born January 4, 1901; Lester, new born, born April 25, 1903. Records indicate that Newton and Ida were living near LeQuire in San Bois County, Indian Territory at the time of enrollment. Their oldest children were born there. Ida died October 10, 1916 and is buried with her husband in Conser Community cemetery. Newton died in 1945. Lester Naylor (Brewer) (New Born) was born April 25, 1903 in the Conser Community. Her parents were Ida (Benton) Naylor and Newton C. Naylor. Lester lived and grew up in Conser and in 1923 she married Jerry E/ Brewer of Heavener. They lived the remainder of their lives at Hodgen in LeFlore County. Lester died February 1, 1973 and is buried with her husband in the Heavener Memorial Cemetery. Jerry E. Brewer died in 1980. Jerry and Lester had six children, all still living at this time.

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