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From: "Dave Masonhall" <>
Subject: Re: [OKMAJOR-L] Major County Line Connections
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 1999 04:02:38 -0800
Ed (Edward Elsworth Masonhall) was born 3-10-1882 and died 10-28-1958 so
he would have been about 66 then.
> From: J. M. Freed <>
> Subject: Re: [OKMAJOR-L] Major County Line Connections
> Date: Monday, March 08, 1999 3:46 AM
> On the Masonhall who was our school bus driver in the late 1940's for
> the Homestead School, based on the names you have given below, I'd
> guess that it was either Ed or Joe Masonhall. I had earlier guessed
> it was Art, but I see no Art below, and my "memory cells" seem to
> recognize either Joe or Ed, with a stronger recollection of Ed. On
> the social security death index, I see that Joe Masonhall died in 1975
> (b. 1918), with last residence at Okeene; I did not find an entry for
> Ed Masonhall, however.
> Jim Freed
> -----Original Message----- (oly selected parts)
> From: Dave Masonhall <>
> To: <>
> Date: Monday, March 08, 1999 12:04 AM
> Subject: [OKMAJOR-L] Major County Line Connections
> >Jim---Haven't found out which Masonhall was the bus driver for
> >School but it definitely was a close relative as there are only about
> >people on the planet with that surname and they're all related! Will
> >asking around...
> >Quick personal bio---was born in Guthrie (the old hospital...torn
> down and
> >now the parking lot for the one there)---grew up in Bethany, Warr
> Acres and
> >Oklahoma City from 1942-1956. Even though a "city" boy, spent every
> >possible school vacation and summertime on the farm around Eagle City
> >Two ancestral branches of my family merged in the
> >Homestead/Fairview/Longdale/Canton area around the turn of the
> >They were the DOANES and the MASONHALLS. Addie Doan (yes, different
> >factions of the same family spell it differently), daughter of
> >Grant Doan and Rebecca Jane Sample/Doan (they are both buried in
> >Cemetery) married ALBERT MASONHALL, last of 12 children of George
> >Masonhall and Sarah Jane Peckham/Masonhall (they are both buried in
> >Homestead Cemetery) and they produced my father..
> >Other Doan(e) children were Fred, Richard, Annie, Harry, Claude,
> >Ray, Jessie, Pearl and Edith. Other Masonhall children were Will,
> >Annie, Mary, Laura, Ida, Eddie, Ella, Leslie and Lester.
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