A Few White Hairs From The Wig

Give me Liberty or give me death

  1. A Hard life remembered Albert Henry, Thurman C. and Claud Eugene Hill

    by , September 15th, 2013 at 06:58 AM (A Few White Hairs From The Wig)
    Albert Henry Hill was Pat and Myrtle's fourth son. He was born October 17,1914 near Vamoosa. He died with a heart attack at his home January 31, 1977 about nine miles northwest of Wanette. He married Fannie Cronen October 14, 1933 at Apache, Oklahoma. They were both out there picking cotton. They both had always lived on a farm and passed 40-odd years on the same place where he died. Albert and Fannie lived in a three-mile radius all of their married life.

    They had two boys Curtis was
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  2. A Hard life remembered James Thomas Hill

    by , October 22nd, 2012 at 12:58 PM (A Few White Hairs From The Wig)
    James Thomas Hill (Tom) was born June 16. 1907 at Vamoosa. Oklahoma (Seminole c t ) He was married to Flossie Jackson November 8. 1925 at Box, Oklahama. Cleveland County. They had three boys Johnnie Henry, James Thomas, Charles Ray. Tom farmed and later on took up carpentry. They lived around Box and Wanette later moving to Tecumseh. When the war broke out in 1941 he moved to Oklahoma City for a little while, later going to California (about 1942). We never saw him any more until 1951. They came
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  3. A Hard life remembered Ola Mae

    by , October 15th, 2012 at 12:48 PM (A Few White Hairs From The Wig)
    The oldest child of Myrtle and Pat was Ola Mae, born May 4, 1903 at Vamoosa, Oklahoma. She married Walter Schornick, March 10, 1920 at Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. They had two children-a son Frank born March 12, 1921 on the old home place northwest of Wanette. Frank was married to Ina Belle Willis September 14, 1940 at Anadarko, Oklahoma. They had two sons, James Alfred and Donald Frank. Frank and Inabelle divorced and he married Sherry Emberlin July 10, 1960. They are still together living near Cement,
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  4. A Hard life remembered Wamega

    by , October 8th, 2012 at 12:38 PM (A Few White Hairs From The Wig)
    I used to help chop cotton but I always got a row close to papa, and he would help me keep up. You would think with six boys I wouldn't have had to do all the things I did, but I only stayed around 16 years. I married and started doing the same things for myself. The only thing I never got to do was go swimming and learn how to swim because the boys always went in naked.
    I guess it was when Mama was pregnant with Bill Papa got up to cook breakfast every morning. He always got me up to set
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  5. A Hard life remembered Mr. John Birdwell

    by , October 1st, 2012 at 12:13 AM (A Few White Hairs From The Wig)
    Mr. John Birdwell, a neighbor helped them move. I have read a lot about Pottawatomie County history. There were three more orchards in the vicinity so I believe the fruit trees were brought here b y a French~an who came here with the first settlers. According to history they settled about 1/2mile. south of our home place. It was called Pleasant Prairie. They also talked of Martin Hilland Jumper. We had lots of fruit. A man from Konawa came every year and got a wagon load. He would come one day;
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