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Simmons Family excert

Some one was looking for history on the Jake Simmons family. Here is an part of Cleora Butler's account which may be helpful since she was a family friend. " In 1921, Eva ( Flowers) sent word from college(Oberlin Junior College) that she and Jake Simmons of Haskell, Ok had gotten married. They had been sweet hearts for years so it didn't come as a surprise. JAKE HAD COME FROM A PIONEER family that had been in Ok long before statehood. His great-grandfather, Cal Tom Ferguson as of Creek Indian heritage and had been a racher and prominent leader in local affairs. Jacob Simmons, Sr. managed the ranch..."There is history written on this family. This excerpt is from the book,Cleora's Kitchen at page 38. Hope this helps someone.


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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