Atoka County, Oklahoma Archives
The Pound Family
Submitted by: Scott Havard
Some photos on this page were sent by my cousin,
Marilyn Elaine Pounds Collum, wife of Lesley Charles Collum
|Newman Lafayette Pound, Nancy Louise (Pool) Pound, and their
Newman Thomas (left) and Paul Oscar Pound (right) Photo taken about 1902.
Nancy Louise (Pool) Pound, was my great-great-aunt.
Nancy was the aunt of Mary Jane (Norton) Laster.
All lived in Atoka County and all are buried at Bethany Cemetery, except Newman
Thomas Pound, he died in Texas. Newman Lafayette was born on 6-10-1847 and
Nancy on 12-5-1854 both born in Arkansas, later moving to Atoka Co., OK.
Notice the bible in his hand. He and his two sons were all ministers of the Gospel in Atoka County
This is the application for indigent confederate solders For Newman Lafayette Pound. They were ordered to surrender at Louisiana a group of some 60 men or so but after seeking permission they were allowed to march to Fort Smith where they grouped in formation and marched in to the fort singing Dixie Then surrendered their weapons stepped back and were given 1 days ration and ordered to return at another predisposed time and swear allegiance to the U.S.
|Newman Thomas Pound and wife, Minnie Leah (Barnett) Pound.
Minnie was sister to Annie Laurie Barnett wife of "Will" Eddie Laster.
|Newnam Thomas Pound
|Newman Thomas and Minnie Leah Barnett
Marriage License - 23 Sept, 1911
|Mary Annie Cordelia, Nancy Elizabeth,
Minnie Viola Eunice, Ona Neomi, Jessie Mae Pounds.
Daughters of: Newman Thomas Pound & wife, Minnie Leah (Barnett) Pound.
The three at top were born in Atoka, OK., the other two in Coalgate, OK.
|Julia and Paul Pound,
Wedding Photo, 24 Sept 1919
|Julia and Paul Pound||Paul & Julia Pound - Marriage License|
|Paul and Julia Pound|
|Paul Pound & his wife Julia Gertrude (Smith) Pound & her sister Inez Smith|
|Paul & Julia Pound & Children
Photo taken in 1994 at Ben's home in Tushka, Atoka Co., OK.
Front row left to right: Stella Pound Thurman, Cecil Pound Lamb, J.G. Pound, Winfred Pound.
Back row left to right: Paul Oscar Pound Jr. and Benjamin Shelton Pounds.
|Benjamin Shelton Pounds & Edith Marie Thurman
Certificate of Marriage - Nov 01, 1952
They were married in Rattan, Pushmataha Co., OK
They also lived in Tushka & Atoka County.
21 May 1966
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