OAK GROVE CEMETERY
Stephen's County has two cemeteries that are named "Oak Grove Cemetery".
One is located 4 miles west of highway 81 and Refinery Road. The second
one is located on the northwest edge of Lake Humphrey. For the purposes
of this book we will call the one located south of Duncan, and 4 miles
west of Highway 81 and Refinery Road as OAK GROVE CEMETERY #1. we
will call the one located on the northwest edge of Lake Humphrey OAK
GROVE CEMETERY #2.
OAK GROVE CEMETERY #1.
Located 4 miles west of old highway 81 on Refinery Road.
Canvassed by Raymond Towell & Bill Dillon on May 9, 1996
Last name First name Birth Death Suggs F.L. 12-13-1872 5-9-1909 Suggs baby 1900 3-8-1900 Bell Unice M. d/o Mr & Mrs. Tom 6-20-1911 12-18-1914 Dare Earnest Paul 5-16-1896 3-8-1991 Fisher Josie w/o T. J. 11-9-1872 1-19-1914 Fisher N. B. 3-17-1840 11-13-1925 Fisher Willie M. 9-17-1846 1-11-1919 Fisher Lorena d/o J.F. & M.A. 5-31-1896 1-11-1919 Fisher Willie Hoyt s/o W. & O.L. 9-11-1919 9-11-1919 Fennell Marion s/o H.J. & L.V. 6-20-1892 4-7-1907 Fennell Archie s/o H.J. & L.V. 1-31-1903 2-22-1907 Blackburn James A. 1853 1919 Blackburn John 1848 1907 Standridge Norm 10-3-1972 1-28-1907 Bennett James M. f/o Rollin J. Baughn Mildred W. 6-?-1825 9-?-1907 Eaks Robert H. Jr, s/o Robert H & Ottie 11-30-1918 Eaks Charles W. 10-9-1912 2-6-1914 Eaks Carl 7-3-1916 9-?-1916 Unmarked Grave no stone, just a base ***there are several more graves in this cemetery, but the markers no longer exist.***
OAK GROVE CEMETERY # 2
Wall Township, Stephens County, Oklahoma
Canvassed by: Elizabeth Winfield, March 5, 1991
Last name First name Birth Death Newton Gracie C. d/o J.H. & O.O. 12-1-1909 2-18-1910 one unmarked grave Rock stone at the head Roper Sarah B. 1848 1936 Marker no inscription Roper d/o B.A. & S.B. 1-5-1891 3-4-1907 Marker 5x12x12" M. L. B. Bunch of broken stones stacked up. Detrick George W. C. 9-18-1832 8-22-1891 Murphy D. M. 1843 2-15-1907 Marker D. M.M. at the foot of next stone Murphy Tillman 1878 5-?-1911 Wheelock Charles h/o A. E. 12-12-1849 2-4-1885 Wright Archie, Son of T.A. & S. A. 8-9-1902 2-21-1919 Miller J.S.C. "father" 2-21-1875 2-28-1919 Williams Pauline, d/o M.L. & Ada Williams 12-30-1913 7-24-1917 Miller to north of Williams stone above Bell Alta V. d/o A.K. & M.M. 3-6-1912 2-15-1914 Davenport Sudie Bell "sister" 1-15-1912 3-4-1915 Davenport Clara Ellen "baby sister" 5-12-1914 11-20-1915 Davenport Lillie May "mother" 7-23-1889 2-8-1916 Davenport Charley Franklin "father" 2-22-1877 8-19-1941 This is a large stone with mother and father inscribed on it with the additional information given above Beard Dellar, w/o F. M. 2-11-1847 3-11-1912 Small stone to the north, top broken, foot stone F.M.B. Green Betty Mae 5-26-1919 5-27-1919 Morgan Malissie E. w/o H.H. 10-13-1848 9-9-1914 Marker no inscription Marker Unable to read These Stones Enclosed in a Storm Fence in the Center of the Oak Grove Cemetery Short Hayden Handel 4-5-1917 1-26-1920 Short inf s/o J. C. & Effie 6-30-1913 6-30-1913 Short Doneta d/o Conrad & Effie 3-10-1904 6-19-1904 Danils J. M. 1848 1917 Marker no inscription Percival Zachary Taylor 1-14-1849 10-30-1926 Percival Kate "mother" footstone K.P. 3-3-1856 2-13-1917 Mitchell Lelar w/o R. A. 9-4-1885 9-27-1906 Percival Madison s/o Taylor & Kate 3-6-1898 6-18-1898 Marker no inscription Marker B. P. Marker no inscription Percival Loremer, "footstone L.P." 11-19-1914 5-31-1916 age 1 yr 6 mo, 11 days Percival Russell M. s/o Claud & Clara 11-23-1913 1-27-1914 Metal Marker unable to read
also called "Short or Percival Cemetery"
is the one on the NW corner of Humphrey Lake.
(The one that you say below is #2)
I do have corrections. "Doneta, daughter of Conrad and Effie Short, b March 10, 1904 and d June 19 1904." Her name was DONITA, and his name was CONARD.
People write what they see on the Tombstone and then get home and figure
One of the markers that couldn't be read was Jerry Conard Short (again,
1. Joe L. Short (b 29 Aug 1919 d 3 Apr 1996) and Rachelle Francias
2. Joan Sue Short McComas (b 6 Jan 1923 d 1 Oct 1996) were scattered on 4 Oct 1996
3. Marilynn Verdaire Short Steele Burke (b 28 May 1928 d 1997 d 1997) were scattered in 1997
4. Trent McComas (b abt 1943 d 1997) were scattered in 1997
This cemetery is owned by the family of Taylor and Kate Bourland Percival.
The fence was put up by the Short family.
The family has now put up a large marker that has the names of those that had no markers.
The land was part of the original allotment "given" to Effie Jane Percival Short, Chickasaw Indian, after the Dawes Rolls were done.
I am the daughter of Joe and Rachelle Short, grand daughter of John
I can remember when my Grandmother, Effie Jane, refused to let the powers that be, remove the graves when the lake was built.
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