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Coy J GREEN

Coy J GREEN1,2,3

1st Oct 19011,2 - 16th Aug 1920

Life History

1st Oct 1901

Born in Indian Territory.1,2

16th Aug 1920

Died in Pauls Valley, Garvin, Oklahoma

Shot to death over a woman. He had marrieed a girl against the wishes of her parents, was put in jail when they came back home, he was shot when he got out and went to get her.

16th Aug 1920

Buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Pauls Valley, Garvin County , Oklahoma, Plot: Green family

Notes

  • 1910 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma, 28 April, WhitebeadTownship, District 88, page 5B, Hse/Fam #73
    Green, John  Head M W 59 Married 32 years MO MO TN Farmer Rents [b abt1851]
    Green, Margarete J Wife F W 52 Married 32 years 10 children/9 livingMO TN TN [b abt 1858]
    Green, Coy J Son M W 8 Single AR MO MO Farm Laborer [b abt 1892]

    1920 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma, 5 March, Stratford,District 35, page 9A,  Hse #133, Fam #134
    Green, John  Head  Rents  M W 69 Married MO MO MO Farmer
    Green, Margarite J Wife F W 61 Married MO MO MO No Occupation
    Green, Coy J Son M W 18 Single AR MO MO No Occupation

    Note the story about Coy's death over his wife, whose parents opposedtheir marriage, told by Janet Green Ariciu in the memorial below fromFind a Grave.  He was shot to death in Pauls Valley, Garvin County,Oklahoma, which was in Choctaw Nation at the time Coy was born there.

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    Coy Green
    Birth Oct. 1, 1901 Pauls Valley, Garvin County, Oklahoma
    Death Aug. 16, 1920 Pauls Valley, Garvin County, Oklahoma

    Coy was the youngest son of John Green and Margaret Kilmer. They areburied near their son. Coy ran away with his girl friend StellaBelvin, the daughter of Charles and Ada, when Stella was under the ageof 13.  When they returned on Sunday, her dad had Coy put in jail.Monday morning Coy got out and tried to get his bride but was turnedaway.

    Coy rode his horse to where the family was working.  Just behind Coywas Charles Belvin.  As Coy was walking toward the family, Charlesshot him in back. Thinking Coy was dead Charles turned way, but Coyemptied his gun into Charles.  Coy died right there but Charles lastedfor a few days.

    Parents:
    John Green (1851 - 1937)
    Margaret Jane Kilmer Green (1858 - 1955)

    Siblings:
    William Early Green (1878 - 1920)
    James Isaac Green (1880 - 1958)
    Lilly Myrtle Green Ricks (1885 - 1964)
    Allen Frederick Green (1889 - 1961)
    Grace Mae Green Merchant (1891 - 1969)
    Arthur Eugene Green (1894 - 1977)
    Almer Burt Green (1898 - 1980)

    Burial Mount Olivet Cemetery, Pauls Valley, Garvin County , Oklahoma,Plot: Green family

    Maintained by Lillie, Originally Created by: janet ariciu Jul 09, 2006
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #14867521,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Green&GSiman=1&GScty=112251&GRid=14867521&
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