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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Goodspeed&#8217;s <i><span
style='font-style:italic'>History of <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Lawrence</st1:PlaceName>
 <st1:PlaceType w:st="on"><span style='font-style:normal'>County</span></st1:PlaceType></st1:place></span></i>,
1888, can be read at rootsweb.ancesty.com/~molawre2. Even if you don&#8217;t find
the family named in this book, you will gain valuable information about the
area that may point you in the right direction.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Consider, too, that <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Lawrence</st1:PlaceName>
<st1:PlaceType w:st="on">County</st1:PlaceType> is just one county away from
three states: <st1:State w:st="on">Kansas</st1:State>, <st1:State w:st="on">Arkansas</st1:State>
and, as you mentioned, what became <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Oklahoma</st1:place></st1:State>.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Barbara Brixey Wylie<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>APG Member, Texas. <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Tahoma;font-weight:bold'>From:</span></font></b><font size=2
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apgpubliclist-bounces+barb=johnwylie.com@apgen.org
[mailto:apgpubliclist-bounces+barb=johnwylie.com@apgen.org] <b><span
style='font-weight:bold'>On Behalf Of </span></b>Donna McR<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> Sunday, June 06, 2010 11:00
AM<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>To:</span></b> APG Assn of Prof Genealogists<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Subject:</span></b> [APG Public List] <st1:State
w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Oklahoma</st1:place></st1:State> Censuses, Tax
Lists, Etc.?</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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font-family:Arial'>Hello:</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>I am trying to find a family which should be listed in <st1:State
w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Missouri</st1:place></st1:State> (or
elsewhere--I've searched all states) in the censuses of 1870 and 1880.&nbsp; I
have searched literally everywhere within the <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place
 w:st="on">U.S.</st1:place></st1:country-region> for the family as a group, as
well as for individuals in the family who might be living apart from the main
family.&nbsp; I have done all the wildcard searches, variant first and last
names, mis-spelled names, etc.</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>Their daughter married in <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Lawrence</st1:PlaceName>
<st1:PlaceType w:st="on">County</st1:PlaceType>, in the southwest corner of <st1:State
w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Missouri</st1:place></st1:State> in 1885.&nbsp;
This is one county away from the <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Oklahoma</st1:place></st1:State>
border.&nbsp; I am wondering if this family might have been in <st1:State
w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Oklahoma</st1:place></st1:State> (i.e., one of
the Indian Nations/Indian Territory) in 1870-1880.&nbsp; She was underage, and
the marriage consent in <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Missouri</st1:place></st1:State>
was given by a person apparently not her parent.&nbsp; She married a man of her
same surname, and I am wondering if she was actually visiting <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName
 w:st="on">Lawrence</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">County</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>
relatives when they met.</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>I have consulted Red Book, Val Greenwood's guide, etc., and
am not getting leads on&nbsp;anything that might help.&nbsp; Perhaps even there
I'm missing something.</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>Are there any tax lists, tribal censuses that included the
non-native population, etc., that might help me search for this couple
1870-1880?</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>They might have been Native American in part, but I doubt
it.&nbsp; However, I understand that non-natives made agreements with the
Indian tribes to&nbsp;use farmland&nbsp;and pastureland before non-native
settlement officially was allowed in 1889.</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>Any&nbsp;suggestions very much&nbsp;appreciated.</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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font-family:Arial'>Warmest Regards,</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>Donna</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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