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Posted by: Sam Metz Date: May 29, 2000 at 03:14:53
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The following came to me thru some papers my mother had, I do not know the author....

Father-John Winfield Rutherford
John had two brothers of mother's knowledge Charles and Archibald.

Mother-Easter )Esther) Isabell Culbertson Rotherford. Mother thinks her family lived in Rural Hill, Ill. but can't locate such a Post Office. On her daughters birth certificate voucher it shows her from Missouri.

Children-John who married Etta Moss their children were; Helen, Armor,Billy,Orval. John lived around Wewoka, Oklahoma.

Leota (Lillie) married Tom Lairson. Their children were; Oval, Alvin, Olive, Olen, Onnie, Otto, Carl, Oliver. Leota lived around Noble, Oklahoma and still lives around Noble and Norman.

Mary Bell- married Carl Albert Samples; their children; Marjorie May Samples Tribbey of Chouteau, Oklahoma and Beulah Lee Samples Rambo of Wickenburg, Arizona.

Katherine- married Arthur Pratt. Children; Helen and Katherine. Katherine of Washington and Helen lives in Texas.

Howard Raymond (Bud) Rutherford. Never married, but lived with John and Etta. Remained on the farm after John's death and took care of the farm for Etta until her death and remained on the farm in Wewoka, Oklahoma until his death in 1977. His niece still lives on the adjoining farm. Her name is Mrs, Clarence Dyar, Wewoka, Oklahoma. Also a great niece lives on the same farm as Howard Raymond as she was willed the farm at his death. Her name is Sherry Updegraft. Howard is buried at Wewoka.

Fannie- married Jim Evans; Children; Euliss and twin brother Gene. Mattie and Mable. Fannie lived most of her life near Wynnewood, Oklahoma and I beleive she is buried in the cemetary at Wynnewood.

Elizabeth- married Paul Scanlin. No children. Known to us as Aunt Lizzie. Elizabeth taught school near Tecumseh, Okla. Died at the age of 42 in a shingle mill accident near Hochatown, Oklahoma. Is buried at Broken Bow, Oklahoma. Died on March 18th but do not know year.

Evie May- married Newt Ramsey. Children; Virgie Bell and Florence and son Newt. Virgie Bell and Florence were adopted out when they were young to a family named Smith. They know nothing of their mother. Evie May later married Jacob Ward and had children; Bennie, Willie, Charlie.

Jess Rutherford- married Nellie Moss. Children; Renie and John.

Alph (Alfred) married Calla Lewis. Children; One son whom was adopted Stanley. Alfred lived in Vallejo, California until his death.


Any information on the above would be appreciated, post here or contact me direct

Sam Metz

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