Bourland in North Texas and Indian Territory During the Civil War: Fort Cobb, Fort Arbuckle & the Wichita Mountains

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Pontotoc County OK Surveys of Dec 1871 and Aug 1899

Counties surveyed by U.S. Bureau of Land Management      Oklahoma Township-Range Map

Below are some of the legal descriptions of places of now Pontotoc County mentioned on

http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/SurveySearch/

Surveyed  December 27, 1871, February 8, 1872  and  August 11, 1899

 

2N 2E  sec 11                   (map 1899)    Colbert   School:    " ... original site of Colbert Institute, 1852-57. Colbert Institute was established at Perryville in 1852, by the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, with Ezekiel Couch in charge. In 1857, the school was moved west to the Chickasaw Nation, near the present site of Stonewall, in Pontotoc County. In later.  per Chronicles of Oklahoma v8n2p146 (Jun 1930); v15n4p417 (Dec 1937).

2N  6 E   sec 2,3, 12, 10, 9, 8, 7,     Road from Cherokee Town to Stonewall, 1871

2N   6E   sec 2, 3, 4, 5          South Jack Fork Creek, 1899

2N   6E   sec 6                       Jno. Nail, 1899

2N   6E   sec 7, 8, 9, 10, 21             Roff and Stonewall Road, 1899

2N   6E   sec 11, 12                         Bois d'arc Creek,  1899   ......Bois d'arc Creek is an important land mark here as it on both maps on the 1871 its in sec 12,11,10,and goes south-- but  it is within walking distance from the Colbert School.

2N   6E   sec 12                Colbert School house, 1899

2N  6 E   sec 13, 25, 22, 27, 28, 29, 19     Road from Fort Arbuckle to Stonewall, 1871

2N   6E   sec 24                Walnut Creek, 1899

2N   6E   sec 25                Bigspring Creek, 1899

 

2N   6E   sec 31               Pond, 1871

 

2N   6E   sec 31               Blue River, 1871, 1899

 

2N   6E   sec 33, 34, 26               Texas Cattle Trail, 1871  

 

2N   6E   sec 33, 34        Stonewall and Davis Road, 1899    (Note: This trail traces the 1871 Texas Cattle Trail.)

 

2N   6E   sec 35              Mill Creek, 1871   (Note: This mill is on the same spot for the 1871 and 1899 surveys.)

 

2N   6E   sec 35              Frank Byrd's Mill, 1899

 

2N   6E   sec 35              Franks P.O., 1899

 

2N   7E  sec 1                 G. Blue, 1899

 

2N   7E  sec 1, 2             Owl Creek, 1899

 

2N   7E  sec 3, 4, 9, 17, 10, 30, 31             Texas Cattle Trail, 1872

 

2N   7E  sec 4                 B. Hacher (maybe Hatcher), 1899  ... two  Hatchers brothers   m-Bourland sisters who were Chickasaw by blood.  Your editor has a great formal photo of the sisters with their mother and siblings..  Go to child Number eight (8) and click on the Hatcher brothers on   http://www.bourlandcivilwar.com/BourlandChisum.htm

 

2N   7E  sec 5, 9, 16       Stonewall and Ada Road, 1899

 

2N   7E  sec 20               Jack Fork Creek, 1899

 

2N   7E  sec 7                 Roff and Stonewall Road, 1899

 

2N   7E  sec 7, 8             Bois d' arc Creek, 1899

 

2N   7E  sec 16               Stonewall, 1872

 

2N   7E  sec 16               Stonewall, 1899

 

2N   7E  sec 13, 17         house, 1872

 

2N   7E  sec 17, 19         Davis and Stonewall Road, 1899

 

2N   7E  sec 19               Walnut Creek, 1899

 

2N   7E  sec 20               Collins Institute, 1899 survey

 

2N   7E  sec 26, 27         Boggy Creek, 1872

 

2N   7E  sec 28, 29         Mill Creek, 1872

 

2N   7E  sec 26, 27         Clear Boggy Creek, 1899

 

2N   7E  sec 22, 26, 35               Stonewall and Lehigh Road, 1899

 

2N   7E  sec 30               Big Spring Creek, 1899

 

2N   7E  sec 32, 33         Sheep Creek, 1899

 

2N   7E  sec 33               Cannon Creek, 1899

 

 

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