My Mothers family is from Mississippi, moving to Oklahoma in the 1800's.
My grandfather was
Joseph Eugene Shoemake
(b. March 28, 1880 (Calhoun County, Mississippi),
d. October 28, 1951 (Crystal, Atoka County, Oklahoma)
(son of Elijah Shoemake and Mary Palestine Miller)
and my grandmother was
Estella G. Hutcherson (Also spelled Hutchinson or Hutchison)
(b. June 02, 1884 (Bennington, Indian Territory),
d. October 30, 1974 (Atoka, Oklahoma))
(daughter of James Hutchinson and Clarissa Gardner)
They were married on November 12, 1901 in Oklahoma (Indian Territory)
Elijah Shoemake (son of Sampson Shoemake and Mary Beach) was born August 28, 1856 in Waynesboro, Mississippi, and died November 26, 1915 in Bennington, Indian Territory. He married Mary Palestine Miller on 1879 in Calhoun County, Mississippi, daughter of Johnny M. Miller and Averila Griffin.
Mary Palestine Miller (daughter of Johnny M. Miller and Averila Griffin) was born February 25, 1861 in Mississippi, Indian Territory, and died May 08, 1936 in Bennington, Indian Territory. She married Elijah Shoemake on 1879 in Calhoun County, Mississippi, son of Sampson Shoemake and Mary Beach.
James Hutchinson (son of James Hutchison and Martha Robinson) was born September 25, 1849 in Arkansas, and died June 06, 1887 in Blue County, Indian Territory. He married Clarissa Gardner on November 03, 1878 in Blue County, daughter of William A. Gardner and Mary Ann Wilson.
Clarissa Gardner (daughter of William A. Gardner and Mary Ann Wilson) was born August 08, 1852 in Eagletown, Choctaw Nation Indian Territory, and died December 21, 1890 in Blue River, Indian Territory. She married James Hutchinson on November 03, 1878 in Blue County, son of James Hutchison and Martha Robinson.
William A. Gardner (son of Jermiah Gardner and Sarah Hall) was born 1830 in Tom Bigbe River, Mississippi Territory, and died 1891 in Bennington, Indian Territory. He married Mary Ann Wilson on 1850, daughter of James Wilson and Clarissa LeFlore.
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