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Custer County

County Seat - Arapaho

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Minervy A. Vanyle

My Great Grandmother "Manervy Vanyle"... Minerva "Adeline" Shepherd - Rogers - Vanyle..

b. 1851 Illinois....d. 27 Jan 1936......buried in Fairlawn Cem. Elk City, beckham co., Ok

Married John Randolph Rogers, 23 April 1878 in franklin co., Illinois...John died 1889 in Texas...

She was a widow with 4 small children in the Oklahoma Land Run of 1892.. shortly after the landrun she married, Mr. Vanyle

he was older then her..and lived a short time after the marriage.. She was known in Arapaho & Anthon , custer co., Ok..

As "Aunt Addie" or "Grandma Vanyle"...She always had a Beautiful Black Trotter and a Elegant Surry....

She was the daughter of Henry Hamilton Shepherd and Elvira..