Robert Clarence BRINKLEY Herman BRINKLEY Annie May BRINKLEY Myrton Alfred THOMAS Ruth BRINKLEY Ione BRINKLEY Robert C BRINKLEY Beulah Mae WILLIAMS Mini tree diagram

Bessie BRINKLEY1,2,3,4,5,6

20th Oct 19051,2,3,4,5,6 - 12th Aug 19904,5

Life History

20th Oct 1905

Born in Cotton County, Oklahoma.1,2,3,4,5,6


Resident in Jackson, Cotton, Oklahoma.2

about 1926

Married Myrton Alfred THOMAS in Cotton County, Oklahoma.1

13th Mar 1988

Death of Myrton Alfred THOMAS in Cotton County, Oklahoma.7

12th Aug 1990

Died in Cotton County, Oklahoma.4,5

after 12th Aug 1990

Buried in Walters Cemetery, Walters, Cotton County, Oklahoma.4


  • Bessie wrote an article about their parents, which included thechildren's birth dates.

    Obituary of Robert Clarence Brinkley
    Main book article incorporating the obit:
    Robert married Beulah Mae Williams, from Mississippi, in Grandview,Texas.  Her father was T J Williams from England, mother ElizabethPoteet.
    Herman b 1901 [actual 17 Apr 1900] d at age 2 [3 Mar 1902]
    Annie Mae b 12 oct 1903
    Bessie b 20 Oct 1905
    Ruth b 15 Mar 1908
    Ione b 21 Oct 1912
    R C "Bud" b 11 April 1915
    --   story in an unidentified book, written by Bessie Brinkley Thomas,Robert's daughter, Provided by Linda Mason Ledford, wife of Ronald"Ron" Ledford, son of Jesse and Ruth Brinkley Ledford, via mail toMarion Mixon. accessed 1 April 2015

    1910 Federal Census, Comanche County, Oklahoma, 13 July, StraussTownship, District 62, page 4A, Hse/Fam #179
    Brinkley, Robert C Head  M W 34 Married 11 years AR TN TN Farmer Rents
    Brinkley, Beulah Wife F W 28 Married 11 years, 4 children, 3 living MSEngland MS
    Brinkley, Bessie Daughter F W 4 OK AR MS

    1920 Federal Census, Cotton County, Oklahoma, 14 January, District149, page 4A, Hse #72, Fam #73
    Brinkley, Beulah M Head Owns F W 38 Widow MS England MS Farm Laborer
    Brinkley, Bessie Dau F W 14 OK AR MS Farm Laborer

    1930 Federal Census, Comanche County, Oklahoma, 10 April, Lawton,District 23, page 9A, 921 7th St, Hse #189, Fam #206
    Thomas, Merton Head Rents M W 26 Married at age 22 KS KS KS Farmer
    Thomas, Bessie F W 24 Married at age 20 OK TX TX [mar abt 1926]
    Thomas, Alfred Son M W 2yrs9mos OK KS OK [b abt June 1927]
    Thomas, Wanda M Dau F W 2mos OK KS OK [b abt Jan 1930]

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current
    Bessie Thomas
    Born 20 Oct 1905
    Died 12 Aug 1990
    SSN 445-56-0150 issued Oklahoma (1968-1969)

    Bessie Brinkley Thomas
    Birth Oct. 20, 1905 Cotton County, Oklahoma
    Death Aug. 12, 1990 Cotton County, Oklahoma
    Spouse Myrton Alfred Thomas (1903 - 1988)
    Burial Walters Cemetery, Walters, Cotton County, Oklahoma
    Created by Rick Miller Jan 19, 2010
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #46865950,


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