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John GREGORY

John GREGORY5,14,4,7

22nd Jun 18906,4,7 - 18th Mar 199313,4

Farming, Garvin County, Oklahoma

Life History

22nd Jun 1890

Born in Newport, Cocke, Tennessee.6,4,7

1900

Resident in Township 4, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory.5

1910

Residence2 in Richland, Stephens, Oklahoma.10

between 25th May 1918 and 17th Apr 1919

Military in WWI, 142nd US Infantry, batle of Etienne, overcome by mustard gas.8

between 1919 and 1941

Occupation Farming, Garvin County, Oklahoma.8

between 1919 and 1941

Residence3 in Garvin County, Oklahoma.11,8

between 1941 and 1980

Occupation2 in Shipyard Worker (and farm work), California.8

1975

Residence4 in Tulare, California.12

between 1980 and 1989

Residence5 in Lindsay, Garvin, Oklahoma.8

between Feb 1989 and Mar 1993

Residence6 in Oklahoma Veterans Centre, Ardmore, Carter, Oklahoma.8

22nd Jun 1990

Honored in 100th Birthday Party, Oklahoma Veterans Centre, Ardmore, Carter, Oklahoma.8

18th Mar 1993

Died in Ardmore, Carter, Oklahoma.13,4

20th Mar 1993

Buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Lindsay, McClain County, Oklahoma.1,2,3,4

Other facts

 

Married in Never Married.9

Notes

  • in 1920, John, age 320, was living in Lindsay Townhiop of Garvin'County, Oklahoma, with his brother Andy Gregory.

    1920 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma, 5 February, LindsayTownship, District 28, page 7B, Hse #129, Fam #128
    Gregory, Andy Head Rents M W  28 TN TN TN Farming
    Gregory, Retta A Wife F W 24 OK TX GA
    Gregory, Dessie L  Dau F W  15 OK TN OK
    Gregory, Alpha J  Dau F W  2 OK TN OK
    Gregory, Alford A  Son M W  6mos OK TN OK
    Gregory, John  Brother M W 30 OK TN OK

    Uncle John lived his last several years in the Oklahoma VeteransCenter in Ardmore, Oklahoma.  During those years and a long whilebefore he moved from Lindsay, Oklahoma, to Ardmore, his niece GladysLoretta Gregory Gay managed his business affairs and was his primarycare giver.

    Neither his gravestone nor family information give a second name orinitial for John.

    John's funeral service was held at the B G Boydston Funeral Chapel inLindsay, Oklahoma, with Bro Grace and Bro Elkins of the Church of Godofficiating.  Burial followed in Greenhill Cemetery, McClain County,north of Lindsay.

    John Gregory
    Birth Jun. 22, 1890 Newport, Cocke County, Tennessee
    Death Mar. 18, 1993 Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma
    Parents:
    Dock Patrick Gregory (1852 - 1947)
    Julia Ann Clementine Strange Gregory (1855 - 1935)
    Siblings:
    William Henry Harrison Gregory (1880 - 1931)
    Charles Bluford Gregory (1881 - 1979)
    George Thomas Gregory (1884 - 1982)
    Edd Gregory (1885 - 1958)
    Andy Gregory (1892 - 1975)
    Lucy Carter (1893 - 1970)
    Burial Green Hill Cemetery, McClain County, Oklahoma, Plot: Section12, Row 10
    Created by DLT Nov 27, 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #44853044,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=44853044

Sources

  • 1. Obituaries -- Funeral Remembrance Card, John Gregory
  • 2. Gravestone of John Gregory, Green Hill Cemetery, Lindsay, Oklahoma
  • 3. Green Hill Cemetery (Lindsay, Oklahoma) listings
  • 4. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 5. 1900 Federal Census, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory
    • 4 July, Township 4 South Range 4E, District 145, page 27A, Hse/Fam
  • 6. Loretta Gregory Gay Genealogical Research
    • Dock Patrick Gregory Family Sheet
  • 7. 1920 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma
    • 5 February, Lindsay Township, District 28, page 7B, Hse #129, Fam #128
  • 8. John Gregory Celebrates 100th Birthday, newspaper unknown
  • 9. Various Jenkins Family Sources
  • 10. 1910 Federal Census, Stephens County, Oklahoma
    • 25 April, Richland Township, District 243, page 6B, no hse/fam numbers
  • 11. 1930 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma
    • 18 April, Elmore Twnshp, District 25-8, page 10B, Hse #183, Fam #192
  • 12. Obituary of A Gregory, Lindsay (Oklahoma) News, 28 January 1975
  • 13. Lou Ila Gregory Jenkins, personal communication
  • 14. Loretta Gregory Gay Genealogical Research

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