- Apache Prisoner-of-War Cemeteries
Apache Prisoner-of-War Cemeteries Here beneath Oklahoma Skies far from their native haunts in Arizona, New Mexico and northern Mexico is the resting place for more than 300 Apaches of the Chiricahua, Warm Springs, and Nedni tribes. During and after the Geronimo campaign of 1886 these people - hostiles, friendlies, and scouts alike-were sent as prisoners-of-war to Florida, then to Alabama. In 1894 they were brought to Fort Sill where they remained for the next 19 years. Living in 12 villages, with many of their leading men serving ...
Comanche county #cemetery #indian #military
- Bailey Cemetery
Bailey Cemetery This is a very old cemetery in southern Grady County. A post office was established in 1892.
Grady county #cemetery
- Beecham Cemetery
Beecham Cemetery South side of Marker Nathan and Almira Beecham 'Pioneers' to Oklahoma, gave this plot of ground in 1891 to become the Beecham Cemetery. Their two children, Guy Will and Neti Pearl Beecham, were the first to be interred here. Descendants and friend of the pioneer have since extablished perpetual care for this cemetery. North side of Marker: Donated by the children of Fred and Eliza Beecham Harry and Gertrude Beecham Smith Samuel and Carrie Beecham Smith Bert and May Beecham William and May ...
Canadian county #cemetery #pioneer
- Bill Doolin's Grave
Bill Doolin William "Bill" Doolin 1858 - 1896 Killed Aug. 25, 1896 near Lawson, Oklahoma Territory by Deputy United State Marshall Heck Thomas and Posse
Logan county #cemetery #outlaw #tombstone
- Black Beaver
Black Beaver The famous Delaware Indian Scout 1806-1880 Lived 1/2 mile NW of Anadarko, His gravesite was located near his home site before being moved to Ft. Sill, Comanche County, Ok
Caddo county #cemetery #indian #tombstone
- Chiefs Knoll
LOCATED ON THE SOUTH PORTION OF THE FORT SILL POST CEMETERY, CHIEFS KNOLL IS THE HIGHEST POINT IN THE BURIAL GROUNDS. INTERRED HERE ARE MANY OF THE CHIEFS OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TRIBES, INCLUDING MANY OF THE SIGNATORIES OF THE MEDICINE LODGE PEACE TREATY OF 1867. KIOWA CHIEF SATANK, COMANCHE CHIEF QUANAH PARKER, AND LITTLE RAVE OF THE ARAPAHO ARE AMONG THE MANY BURIED
Comanche county #cemetery #indian #tombstone
- Confederate Cemetery
Confederates maintained camps nearby along the Middle Boggy River in the Choctaw Nation of Indian Territory. Some died of disease and were buried on the grounds where the museum now exists. It is the only designated Confederate Cemetery in the state of Oklahoma.
Atoka county #cemetery #civilwar #confederate
- Cowboy Cemetery
On September 12, 1878, the bodies of Reuben Bristow and Fred Clark were found near hear. It was believed they had been killed by Northern Cheyenne Indians lead by Chief Dull Knife. Bristow and Clark where cowboys hauling salt for Comanche Pool cattle when Dull Knife fled harsh conditions on the reservation near canton. The salt haulers, probably crossed the path of the Cheyenne during their desperate flights home to the northern plains.
Woods county #cemetery #cowboy #indian
- Cowboy Hill
Zack Miller, Jack Webb and Sam Stigall are buried here. It was intended that any of the cowboys and ranch hands of the 101 Ranch would find a place of rest here.
Kay county #cemetery
- Ebenezer Mennonite Church and Cemetery
Ebenezer Mennonite Church 1907 - 1972 Hitherto Hath the Lord helped us I. Samuel 7:12
Kiowa county #cemetery #church #mennonite
- Garland Cemetery
Small cemetery nearby contains graves of Choctaw chief Samuel Garland (1862 – 64) and family members including his mother-in-law, Sophie Pitchlynn. Peter Pitchlynn, son of Sophie and John Pitchlynn, was chief 1864 -- 66. Garland migrated from Mississippi during Choctaw removal in 1830s, opened and operated large plantation in vicinity with black slave labor. Cemetery is the only remaining evidence of Garland occupation. Headstone of Sophie Pitchlynn bears birthdate of December 27, 1773, believed to be earliest in Oklahoma.
McCurtain county #cemetery #choctaw
- Geronimo Grave Marker
Geronimo's Grave Marker, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Geronimo (June 16, 1829–February 17, 1909) was a prominent Native American leader of the Chiricahua Apache who long warred against the encroachment of the United States on tribal lands. He died of pneumonia at Fort Sill in 1909.
Comanche county #cemetery #indian
- Harris Mill Cemetery
Marks cemetery which is the only remaining evidence of the plantation and extensive enterprises of Harris brothers pre-Civil War period.*
McCurtain county #cemetery
- James Bigheart
The Osage Chief grave here 1909 when the Osages came to live in Indian Ter. after the Civil War. Bigheart became chief and led in organizing the Osage nation under a written constitution. He had a trading post at Bigheart, now Barnsdall, and led in saving for the Osages by act of Congress in 1906 all mineral rights that brought them wealth in oil.
Osage county #cemetery #chief #grave #indian #osage
- Old Rainy Mountain Cemetery K - C - A Intertribal Burial Grounds
Old Rainy Mt. Cemetery K~C~A Intertribal Burial Grounds Kiowa~Comanche~Apache This is the original Cemetery and has the graves of some of the well-known Indians of the area.
Kiowa county #cemetery #indian #tombstone
- Otipoby Comanche Cemetery
Otipoby Comanche Cemetery The cemetery site was owned by Hugh Otipoby, who donated it to the Comanche tribe in 1929. The United States Army purchased the land in 1942. The Otipoby Comanche Cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historical Places in 1977. National Register of Historic Places: Indian Cemeteries *** (added 1977 - Site - #77001510) Also known as Apache Prisoner-of-War Cemeteries, & Otipoby Comanche Cemetery Fort Sill Military Reservation, Fort Sill Historic Significance: Event Area of ...
Comanche county #cemetery #nrhp
- Quanah Parker Grave Marker
Here Until Day Break And Shadows Fall And Darkness Disappears Is Quahah Parker Chief Of The Comanches Born - 1852 Died Feb 23, 1911. This Monument Erected Under Act Of Congress. Approved June 23, 1920
Comanche county #cemetery #indian
- Rev. Jesse Bushyhead Grave
Sacred to the memory of Rev. Jesse Bushyhead Born in the old Cherokee nation. Sept. 1804 Died in the present Cherokee Nation July 17, 1844.
Adair county #baptist #cemetery #cherokee #grave #indian #trail of tears
Sheridan At the opening of the "Unassigned Lands" to homesteader in 1889, a quarter section in Skeleton Town- ship was reserved for a townsite, Named Sheridan in honor of Lt. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, the town grew until 1902, when nearby Marshall became the rail center of the area. Cemetery Sheridan Cemetery 1889 - 1950 Sheridan, OK
Kingfisher county #cemetery #townsite
- Silver City Cemetery
Silver City Cemetery Silver City, was located just south of the Canadian River, where the Chisholm Trail crossed. It is known, that a Mexican family lived nearby and sold quirts (stock whips) to the cowboys before 1880. William Ward, a cowboy, was shot in 1876, in a gunfight and was the first one to be buried in the Silver City Cemetery. In 1890, the Rock Island Railroad extended it tracks south of the river and the citizens of Silver City migrated to Minco and Silver city died out. All that is left of Silver City is the well ...
Grady county #cemetery #chisholm trail #ghost town #nrhp
- Twin Mounds Pioneer Cemetery
Twin Mounds Community and Twin Mounds Cemetery First called Posey, town dated to 1880s and then was renamed for notesd landmark. Citizens moved to Mounds in 1903 when R.R. bypassed town. 1905 discovery of oil nearby on Glenn farm led to boom that lasted into 1920s. Thos. Gilcrease's allotment was nearby. Area's first cemetery remains.
Tulsa county #cemetery #landmark #town
- Waterhole Cemetery
This first community type cemetery in McCurtain county was begun and used first by two Choctaw families a burial ground for over 100 years it later included pioneers of all races.
McCurtain county #cemetery #choctaw
- Whirlwind Mission & Cemetery
Whirlwind Mission at this location A day school opened here in 1897 for Cheyenne children was named for the friendly Chief Whirlwind. In 1904 to 1917, it was a well known mission school under the auspices of the Protestant Episcopal Church. Oklahoma Historical Society, 1960 // In Memory of the People of Whirlwind Episcopal Church and the Rev'd David Pendleton Oakhater, Deacon
Blaine county #cemetery
- Wyatt Cemetery and Hill School
Wyatt Cemetery and Hill School Hill School was located 4 miles south, 1 west of Gotebo on the Edward Hill land. It was a one room school from 1907 to 1939. The school was the site of the community activities, such as spelling and ciphering matches, standing room only at the box suppers and Christmas programs. Heat was furnished by the big black stove in the middle of the room, and kerosene lamps provided the light. The thriving community dwindled away when the school was closed. Nearby, on a plot of land donated by Buren Wyatt from a ...
Kiowa county #cemetery #school
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