Family Find for March
Virgie and Addie Savage
Hiram, a farmer and Oregon native, and Serena, from Missouri, married in Montague, Texas, in 1885. Sometime before 1900, they relocated with their small family from Texas to the Oklahoma Territory, where Virgie was born. The family settled in Tillman County and remained in Oklahoma for the rest of their lives.
At age 16, Addie married James “Jim” Nelson Van Bebber, Jr. (1884-1933). The couple had a son, Herman, and worked a small farm. In 1940, five years after Jim’s death, Addie married a second time to former Tennessean and WWI veteran, Charles W. Horton (1890-1979).
Virgie was also just 16 when she married. Her husband, Carl Duggins (1891-1955), was born in Kentucky and raised in Oklahoma. Virgie and Carl had six children together – Preston, who died in his teens; Garland; Cecil; Earl; Carl, Jr.; and a daughter, Shirley. Garland, Cecil, Earl and Carl served in WWII.
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1. Year: 1910; Census Place: Carr, Tillman, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1275; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0247; FHL microfilm: 1375288.
2. Ancestry.com. Texas, Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
3. Year: 1900; Census Place: Township 6, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory; Page: 11; Enumeration District: 0172.
4. Ancestry.com. Oklahoma, County Marriage Records, 1890-1995 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.
5. Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 18 March 2018), memorial page for Addie Viola Savage Horton (13 Mar 1888-21 Oct 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 145414718, citing Tipton Cemetery, Tipton, Tillman County, Oklahoma, USA; Maintained by Kathy Brown (contributor 46918267) .
6. Ancestry.com. Oklahoma, County Marriage Records, 1890-1995 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.
7. Year: 1940; Census Place: Tipton, Tillman, Oklahoma; Roll: m-t0627-03335; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 71-28.