Creator

Date Original

1900-1971

Description

This collection contains the tax and property papers of the Swisher family in LeFlore County, Oklahoma, and Sebastian County, Arkansas.

Biographical/Historical Note

Christian D. and Mary J. Swisher came to Sebastian County from Ohio in the 1870s and established a farm near Cole, Arkansas. They had four children, Dona, Oscar P., Perlie E., and Jettie. Oscar, born in1874, was their only son, and helped run the farm until his marriage to Sue Brown in 1902. Oscar and Sue moved to Hackett and acquired land in Sebastian County, Arkansas, and LeFlore County, Oklahoma. They had three children, Ray Swisher, Juanita Swisher, and Mary Elizabeth Swisher Wilson. Mary Elizabeth Swisher Wilson discovered this material in her mother's home.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Sebastian County (Ark.); LeFlore County (Okl.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000320

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Swisher-Wilson family papers, MS.000320

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Swisher-Wilson family papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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