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Obediah Cann WALKER

Male 1870 - 1951  (80 years)


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  • Name Obediah Cann WALKER 
    Born 7 Oct 1870  Millerville, Clay, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Apr 1951  Gotebo, Kiowa, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. & Mrs. R. E. Forbes
    Buried Ryan Cemetery, Ryan, Jefferson, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I13469  von Rosenberg Family Tree
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2019 

    Family Nannie FIELD,   b. Oct 1869, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married Abt 1897  [4
    Children 
    +1. Dr. Newton Field WALKER,   b. 18 Mar 1905, Fleetwood, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1976, El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F9402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • “When a year old [Obediah] moved with his parents to a farm northwest of Whitesboro TX. He joined the Masonic Lodge in 1893. In 1895 he married Miss Nannie Field at Nocona TX where he and his brother, Mel, were in the grocery business. He and his wife moved to Fleetwood in 1898 which continued to be his home except from 1919 to 1924, when he was in the grocery business in Ryan.

      “He was postmaster at Fleetwood until he was retired when he reached the age of 70 years. He also had a general merchandise store and gin at Fleetwood. He was a charter member of the Masonic Territorial Lodge at Terral and also a charter member of the lodge when it was reorganized after statehood. He had a life membership in the Terral Lodge.”

  • Sources 
    1. [S673] Ryan Cemetery, Find A Grave.

    2. [S12] Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, ED 73, p. 14A, line 31.

    3. [S13] Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Jefferson County, Oklahoma, ED 159, p. 2B, line 64.

    4. [S13] Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Jefferson County, Oklahoma, ED 159, p. 2B, lines 64-65.