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Shirley Cemetery
aka Pitchlynn Fields Cemetery

Garvin County, Oklahoma

Survey from information submitted by Bob Curry

DIRECTIONS - This private 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.

If you have family or friends buried in this cemetery and
would like to add their names and information, please send
an e mail to Sandi Carter area coordinator.

LAST NAMEFIRST MIBORNDIEDCOMMENTS
FROMANLavina184525/Jul/1903Aed 58 Years
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PITCHLYNNJohn T.22/Mar/183408/Jan/1873Marker?
PITCHLYNNJoseph27/Sep/186911/Jun/1874Son of John & Lavina Pitchlynn
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PITCHLYNNJ. Henry "J. H."18/Jun/187223/Aug/1879Son of John & Lavina Pitchlynn
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>PITCHLYNNWilliam B. "W.II B."22/Apr/186823/Jan/1886Son of John & Lavina Pitchlynn
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