Artelia Morgan Avery (Overton)

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Artelia Morgan Avery (Overton)

Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Talladaga, Alabama, United States
Death: December 05, 1938 (77)
Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States
Place of Burial: Caddo County, Oklahoma, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Bibb Overton Sr. and Sarah Catherine Overton (Barton)
Wife of Nathaniel Nelson Avery
Mother of John Napoleon Avery; Elizabeth Ellen Eldridge; Frank Leslie Avery; Wilmer Lonnie Avery and Charles Leverte Avery
Sister of Joseph Lavert Overton and John Bibb Overton Jr.
Half sister of Eula Overton; Mary Overton; Robert Lee Overton; William David Overton; Francis Marion Overton and 8 others

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About Artelia Morgan Avery (Overton)


Interview: Mrs. A. Avery

1003 West Okmulgee

Muskogee, Oklahoma

Interviewer: L.W. Wilson

Interview Date: October 28, 1937


Mrs. Avery was born February 25, 1861, in Alabama and she lived in Georgia until married when all of her folks moved to Temple, Texas, including herself. After living two years in Texas, they moved to the Indian Territory in about the year 1891 and she settled near the present towns of Davis and Keokuk Falls. Her father was J.B. Overton and he was born in Bibb County, Alabama. Her mother was Sarah Barton Overton who was born in Georgia.

Mrs. Avery states that she is of Choctaw descent and that all her relatives prior to her father and mother had moved to the Indian Territory years before. Some came on the removal of the Choctaws in 1837 and 1838 and the others came soon after. Her parents accepted citizenship with the United States and by doing so were allowed to remain in Alabama. Neither she nor her parents ever received any money or allotments.

Mrs. Avery married Mr. Nelson Avery and to them were born nine children as follows including place of birth:

John - Georgia

Elizabeth - Texas

Charlie - Texas

Frank - Oklahoma

Melvin - Oklahoma

Travis - Oklahoma

Bill - Oklahoma

Emmet - Oklahoma

Delia - Oklahoma




Caddo County

Oklahoma, USA


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Artelia Morgan Avery (Overton)'s Timeline

February 25, 1861
Talladaga, Alabama, United States
May 14, 1884
Age 23
July 9, 1884
Age 23
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States
December 25, 1892
Age 31
Ardmore, Carter, Oklahoma, USA
January 10, 1900
Age 38
Ardmore, Carter, Ckickasaw Territory, Oklahoma, United States
December 5, 1938
Age 77
Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States
December 1938
Age 77
Caddo County, Oklahoma, United States