NOTES FROM READERS:
"My great grand father Alvin W. Hair died in the County home in Enid, Garfield
Co., Oklahoma and I believe people called it the Poor folks home. I received
his death certificate that proved he did die there. Hope this helps the Oklahoma
Poor Farm page." Janet "Silks"
"John Jefferson Nelson died on the Poor Farm in Bristow, Creek
County, Oklahoma. Does anyone know where a tombstone would be located or where
records could be found to be searched?"
Jane Collins Ulrich email@example.com
"I am from Anadarko, Caddo Co., OK and lived in a former poorfarm
house in the latter 1950s, about 4 miles east of Anadarko. The house was at this
time a large 13 bedroom, large kitchen, dining room, full basement spacious
hallway separating rooms, full length covered porch, huge bell on top of house
and surprisingly his & hers outhouses. Several large barns, a creek and farm
land with plenty of room for vegetable gardens or whatever. The house was later
somehow dismantled into several different sections and moved into Anadarko as