Janet's Genealogy

James Scivally

Benjamin and Amanda Wiseman Scivally had son James Calvin Scivally.

After the death of Benjamin and Amanda. James,Amdrew, Mary and Martha were living with Daniel and Ruth.Daniel and his family and Seletta(James sister)and her husband George Bates move to Decatur,Wise County,Texas. In the Census 1870 in Decatur,Texas. Bates; George 29 b Tn;S 28 b Tn;A.E. 3 B Tn;J.E. 1 Tn. Scivally Jas 17 b Tn.;Martha 11; Mary 15; I don't know were Andrew was at that time but I know he was with them. The last Indian Attack in Texas was in Wise county. That is when James took Mary, Martha and Andrew back to Tn. James return to Texas and join the Texas Ranger to fight the Indians. James married Margaret (Mattie) Ann Martin in Decatur,Wise County,Tx.in 1877 I don't know when they move from Texas to Ok.I know they were living in Marrietta,Love County,Ok.because my grandmother was born in 9 Feb 1895.

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*James was Methodist Preacher and circuit rider.He died on 16 July 1932."Minutes Oklahoma Conference" Said" He that the Methodist church Lost a Circuit rider of the old Type. He belonged to that robust class of men who laid the foundation of our Methodism in this state. He was not one of the first to come ot the Indian Mission conference, for he did not appear until 1884, at which time he was admitted on trail at White Bead Hill.For well nigh forty years the real pioners had been peneatrating the hitherto crude and untouched settlements, and yet Brother Scivally began his work in fields unlike any we have today. " This was only part of his Obit.

*James and his wife were buried in CAVE CREEK CEMETERY 22 miles from Mangaum,Greer County, Ok.Near Vinson,Ok.

*On the Grave is says Rev James C and Martha Ann. He dates 1853-1932 and hers 1855-1920. THEIR LIVES LIVE ON. But on their grave now said her name was Margaret but on the old grave it was Martha.


James and Martha Ann Martin Scivally children

1) James Hardy b 1886; d 20 July 1966;m'd on 3 Feb 1907 Rutha Rains b 26 Aug 1885;d 24 Mar 1858

2) Meszeppa Guy b 1889

3) Andrew b ? died at the age of 18

4) Eunice b 1893;d ? m'd Henry A Crowley

5) Oscar b 1884

6) Margaret Ural b 1895( she was my grandmother); Emmett Watts( look under Watts page). born 9 Feb 1892 in Marrietta, Love County, OK. she died in Van Nuys Ca.,1 Feb 1977. They had seven children. For all the rest of the children look under Watts.

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LaVena b 08 May 1914 in Duke, Jackson County, Ok. LaVena married John Green( Look under Green page) on 15 Aug 1936. La Vena died 2 May 1996 in Van Nuys, Ca. John died 19 Sept 1995 in Van Nuys, Ca.

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On 28 May 1937 they had daughter name Jimmie Lou m Billy Black then Charles Lambright then John Palasano. Jimmie and Bill had daughter Darla kay. Darla has a daughter name Catlyn. Darla lives in Ca and Jimmie and John live Davis. Jimmie was born in Mangum, Ok.

*John and LaVena had another daughter name Janet(me)on 03 Dec 1946 in Van Nuys, Ca. Janet married James Dumirtu Ariciu on 11 Oct 1974 in Ca. We have two son. Jason Edward on 12 Oct 1981 and Gabriel(Gabe)James on 24 May 1984. We now live Ava,Mo. sent 1990.

Oklahoma, Love County, Burials

SCIVALLY JAMES H 2 SEP 1886 20 JUL 1966 20 JAMES VERNON 15 OCT 1930 1 NOV 1931 20 M CLOVIS 6 NOV 1907 15 JUL 1988 20 ROBERT LYNN 9 AUG 1961 27 JUN 1982 20 RUTH ANN 26 AUG 1885 24 MAR 1958 20

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