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Shirley Cemetery
aka Pitchlynn Fields Cemetery

Garvin County, Oklahoma

Survey from information submitted by Bob Curry

DIRECTIONS - This cemetery is located about one mile west of the old refinery in Wynnewood, OK.

Mr. John T. Pitchlynn owned about 650.8 acres at this location. On an old survey map from 1870, this parcel of land was known as the Pitchlynn fields. (Section 22, township 2N and Range 1 E; Section 22, overlapping into section 16 N and 28 S). Today, the Shirley family controls and owns this area of Garvin county.

John T. Pitchlynn, a Chickasaw, was the son of Senator Thomas Jefferson Pitchlynn and Mary Susan Allen (a Chickasaw), and the nephew of Choctaw Chief Peter Perkins Pitchlynn. John T's third wife was Lavina Colbert, a Chickasaw, the daughter of Hoseph Colvert of the Chickasaw Nation. After the death of John T., Lavina Colbert Pitchlynn married Perry Froman, a cattle rancher who settled in the area. John T. Pitchlynn's grave is one of the oldest in the county, over 133 years old.

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FROMAN Lavina   July 25, 1903 age 58 years old
PITCHLYNN John T. March 22, 1834 January 8, 1873  
PITCHLYNN Joseph September 27, 1869 June 11, 1874 Son of John and Lavina
PITCHLYNN J. H. "Henry" June 18, 1872 August 23, 1879 Son of John and Lavina
PITCHLYNN W. II. B. "William" April 22, 1868 January 23, 1886 Son of John and Lavina

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