Jesse Alexander GOOCH Garvin GOOCH Frederick GOOCH Vivian GOOCH William Luther HOWERTON Mini tree diagram
Frances Onelia CLARK

Frances Onelia CLARK3,1,11,10,4,2,5,6,7,8,12,9

3rd Oct 18823,1,4,5,6,7,8,9 - 29th Oct 19731,10,5,7

Life History

3rd Oct 1882

Born in Texas.3,1,4,5,6,7,8,9


Married Jesse Alexander GOOCH in Garvin County, Oklahoma.5,11,12,4

about 1907

Birth of son Garvin GOOCH.12

about 1908

Death of son Garvin GOOCH.12

25th Apr 1908

Birth of son Frederick GOOCH in Roff, Pontotoc, Oklahoma.14,3,15,16,17,12

19th Apr 1911

Birth of daughter Vivian GOOCH in Lula, Pontotoc, Oklahoma.8,7,18,19,3,12,9,20

22nd Nov 1950

Death of Jesse Alexander GOOCH in Chickasha, Grady, Oklahoma.5,21,22

1st Oct 1954

Married William Luther HOWERTON in Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma.11,11

5th Dec 1967

Death of William Luther HOWERTON in Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma.2,7,13

29th Oct 1973

Died in Chickasha, Grady, Oklahoma.1,10,5,7

31st Oct 1973

Buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma.1,2


  • 1900 Federal Census, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, 7 June, Township 5, District 146, page 4B, Hse/Fam #76
    Clark, James R Head W M May 1852  48 Married 24 yrs  GA GA GA Physician Rents
    Clark, Beckie A Wife W F April 1855  45 Married 24 yrs  6 child/6 living TX GA GA
    Clark, Fannie O  Son W M Sept 1862  17 Single  TX GA TX
    Clark, Annie H Dau W F March 1887  13 Single  TX GA TX
    Clark, William W Son W F March 1889  11 TX GA TX
    Clark, James C Son W F March 1893  7 Ind Terr GA TX

    1930 Federal Census, Carter County, Oklahoma, 9 April, Morgan Township, District 28, page 4A, Hse/Fam #69
    Gooch, J A Head Owns M W 72 First married at 18 MS US MS Truck Farmer
    Gooch, Fannie  Wife F W 47 First married at 18 TX GA TX
    Gooch, Vivian Dau F W 18 Single OK MS TX [born abt 1912]

    In 1940, their daughter Vivian is still living with them, and appears to have the status of widow.  She has a 5-year-old daughter Veneta (spelled Venita in her own communication to me).

    1940 Federal Census, Johnston County, Oklahoma, 8 April, Garrett Township, District 35-8, page 4B, Hse #79, Owns $200
    Gooche, J A Head M W  82 Married Grade 4 b Okla Ardmore, Okla in 1935 farmer
    Gooche, Fanny Wife F W 57 Married Grade 8 b Texas  Ardmore, Okla in 1935
    Lewis, Vivian F W 29 Marital Status "7" (Widow?) Grade 9 b Okla Ardmore, Okla in 1935
    Lewis, Veneta F W 5 Single Grade 0 b Okla Ft Worth, Texas in 1935

    Francis Onelia Clark
    Birth Sep 1882 in Texas, Death 1973 in Oklahoma
    Parents James Leonard Clark b 1852, Arena Rebecca Fowler b 1855
    Marriage abt 1906 to Jesse A Gooch (Birth 1859 in Mississippi, Death Nov 1950 in Oklahoma)
    --  Gresh Family,

    Frances "Fannie" Onelia Clark
    Birth 03 Oct 1882 in Navarro County, Texas
    Death 29 Oct 1973 in Chickasha, Grady, Oklahoma
    James Leonard Clark M. D. 1852 - 1932
    Arena Rebecca Fowler 1857 - 1911
    Marriage to Jesse Alexander Gooch 1905 Garvin County, Oklahoma
    Marriage to W L Howerton 1 Oct 1954 Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma
    --  Lewis,

    Frances' granddaughter comemnts:
    "Jesse Gooch ...
    He married Francis (Fannie) Onelia Clark (2nd wife) in 1905. She was 23 and he was 46. She was born in Navarro County, Texas Oct 3, 1882. After Jesse's death, she remarried, to W L Howerton, and is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery in Chickasha, Okla."
    --  Venita Muczynski, genealogy comment to Orville Boyd Jenkins on, 29 Dec 2012

    The question of a third wife came in because of one census with some unexplained information.

    Obituary of Frances Onelia Clark

    In Memoriam

    Fannie Howerton

    Funeral services for Mrs. Fannie Howerton, 501 S 6th, were held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the Brown Funeral Home Chapel with John Shannon officiating.

    She was born Oct. 3, 1882 in Texas.  She was married to W. L. Howerton, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 1957.

    Survivors include one daughter, Vivian Lewis, of the home; one son, Fred Gooch, of Bakersfield, Calif, one step-son, Doke Gooch, Laverty and one sister, Mrs. Lennie Spring of Armona, Calif.

    Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.
    --  Chickasha Star, Thursday, November 1, 1973, p 12

    Death Date
    Frances Onelia Clark:
    "Date of Death was 29 Oct 1973"
    --  Nita Muczynski, comment on this genealogy on, 18 Aug 2013

    Social Security Death Index
    Fannie Howerton
    Born 3 Oct 1882
    Died Oct 1973
    Last Residence Chickasha, Grady, Oklahoma 73018
    SSN 442-64-3003 issued Oklahoma (1973)

    Fannie O. Howerton
    Birth 1882
    Death 1973
    Burial Rose Hill Cemetery, Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma
    Created by Jan Fendley Oct 22, 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #43411738,


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