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Re: Names of Oklahoma Freedman Leaders
In Response To: Names of Oklahoma Freedman Leaders ()
I just discovered the Oklahoma Freedmen Message Board.
My son Cedric Barnes is a direct descendent of these Freedmen which is why I am doing this research. He is the son of Obee Gilbert LANDRUM; Jr.; son of Obee Gilbert LANDRUM Sr; the son of Obee LANDRUM; son of Spence & Martha
Though not as notorious as Cherokee Bill Spence Arch and Winnie spent considerable time in the famous Judge Parker's court. I have copies of these records. It seems that along with other relatives and friends they were
It would be a bit of cost and expense to copy and forward copies of the federal jacket to you however I would be more than happy to do so if you are interested. I support your efforts to contribute another publication about these Freedmen. Cedric's father and I separated before he was born. I didn't learn about this part of my son's heritage until he was *16-years-old*. While he was growing up I would have liked to have taught him to take equal pride in
If you want these copies let me know and I'll get started.
Take care and God bless.
[16 Aug 1999]