Jerry this is what I sent to Chris and Laura, that have also been helping me with my research.Thank you also for your help. This is the Certificate of Death for Belle (Middle name not listed) Garner. Usual Residence Bethany OK Oklahoma Co. 416 SE Main St. death April 28, 1955. Female, white, widowed, birth July 28 1869, Age 85, Housewife, Birthplace Collins MO, Citizen USA, Fathers name Thomas Brinegar, Mothers Maiden Name Belle Brinegar, Informant Mrs. W M Johnson ? Yukon OK. This was Belle's Daughter Mary Lee Johnson that signed the DC) Belle Died from Heart Disease. (Mothers Maiden name, I was wondering if Mary Had put in her Mother's maiden name, instead of Belle's Mother's Maiden name?)
OBIT: Mrs. Belle Garner Yukon- Private Services for Belle 85 of Bethany who died Friday at Deaconess hospital, will be at 1:30 pm Sunday in the Turner Funeral Chapel here with buriel in Yukon Cem. Mrs. Garner was born July 28, 1869 in Collins MO. and came to OK in 1898 and settlement in Chelsea OK. She lived in Arapaho and for the past five years has been a resident of Bethany. She was a member of the Baptist Church. Survivors include three Daughters. Mrs. Pearl Duke, 121 NW 29 OK City OK, Mrs Marry Lee Johnson, Yukon OK. Mrs Violet Preston, Englewood CO., a Son John F Garner, Olathe KS. five Gransons, 2 Great Grandchildren and two Great Great Grandchildren.
Marriage License: Collins MO ST Clair Co. between E B Garner and Belle C. Garner under 18 years of age. The written consent of Mrs Charlotte Brinegar is on file in my office. Written my hand as Recorder with the seal of office hereto affixed at my office in the city of Oseceola, the 8th day of June 1883. (Dan?) T Morgan. This is to certify that the undersigned, a JP did at Residence of Jack Gass or Guss in said Co on the 16 day of July 1883 unite in Marriage the above named persons. Filed this 20th day of July A D 1883.
Thanks for getting me on the ball, guess I hadn't read this Marriage License very good, as it states Mrs. Charlotte Brinegar, signing for consent. Do you think that Charlotte could be the Mother of Belle? Betty Parks