Robert Clarence BRINKLEY Herman BRINKLEY Aaron Beeler RICH Donald Dean RICH Bessie BRINKLEY Ruth BRINKLEY Ione BRINKLEY Robert Clarence BRINKLEY Beulah Mae WILLIAMS Mini tree diagram

Annie May BRINKLEY1,2,3,5,4,6

12th Oct 19031,2,3,4 - 2nd Oct 19854

Life History

12th Oct 1903

Born in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas.1,2,3,4


Resident in Jackson, Cotton, Oklahoma.1

2nd Apr 1922

Married Aaron Beeler RICH in Lawton, Comance, Oklahoma.4

30th Mar 1933

Birth of son Donald Dean RICH in Walters, Cotton, Oklahoma.6,7,8

after Oct 1985

Death of Aaron Beeler RICH

2nd Oct 1985

Died in Walters, Cotton, Oklahoma.4

Exact cause not stated; died after a long illness

5th Oct 1985

Buried in Walters Cemetery, Walters, Cotton County, Oklahoma.5,4


  • A story written by Annie's siter Bessie reports events form their parents' lives, inclduing births of the chidlren.

    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 Elizabeth Poteet.
    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 to Marion Mixon. accessed 1 April 2015

    1910 Federal Census, Comanche County, Oklahoma, 13 July, Strauss Township, 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 MS England MS
    Brinkley, Annie M Dau F W 6 TX AR MS

    1920 Federal Census, Cotton County, Oklahoma, 14 January, District 149, page 4A, Hse #72, Fam #73
    Brinkley, Beulah M Head Owns F W 38 Widow MS England MS Farm Laborer
    Brinkley, Annie M Dau F W 16 TX AR MS Farm Laborer

    I found that Annie's burial memorial no Find a Grave had no birth or death dates and no photo of a gravestone.  It may be that her gravestone was lost.  In April 2016 I submitted the dates and places we have from family information.

    Annie May Brinkley Rich
    Birth Oct. 12, 1903 Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas
    Death Oct. 2, 1985 Walters, Cotton County, Oklahoma
    Spouse Aaron Beeler Rich
    Burial Walters Cemetery, Walters, Cotton County, Oklahoma
    Created by Rick Miller Mar 26, 2010
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #50234095,

    An anonymous researcher posted Annie's obituary on the FAG memorial.

    Obituary of Annie May (Brinkley) Rich, newspaper unknown, 2 Oct 1985
    Resident of Walters [Cotton County, Oklahoma], died 2 Oct 1985 at her home, after a long illness
    Service 5 Oct 1985 Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home Chapel, Rev Clarence Ditmore officiating.
    Burial Walters Cemetery [Cotton County, Oklahoma]
    Born 12 Oct 1903 Cleburne [Johnson County], Texas
    Moved to Walters as a young child
    Married Beeler Rich 2 April 1922 in Lawton [Comanche County, Oklahoma]
    Survived by her husband, 2 daughters, a son, two sisters, one brother
    --  Accessed on her Find a Grave memorial 1 April 2016


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