Bourland in North Texas and Indian Territory During the Civil War: Fort Cobb, Fort Arbuckle & the Wichita Mountains

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DAR application information

through our Griffith-Bourland line

 My direct ancestor  was Joseph McElroy Griffith  G31

My direct ancestor  was Temperance Elizabeth Griffith McDowell  G316

My direct ancestor  was Della McDowell Graham G3167

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Patricia Adkins Rochette's approved DAR#886865 application includes a 5-page proof: "1892 two-page letter and a three-page cover letter that proves that Temperance Bourland Griffith (1803-1882) was the daughter of Benjamin Bourland (1779-1851)."   Madeline's cover letter, shown on top right, was written by Madilene Bourland-Huff of Galena MO (President of the Bourland Society.). 

See your editor's approved DAR#886865 application immediately below the 5-page proof.   DAR#886865 cites Della McDowell Graham (1890-1969). and her direct ancestors through the Bourland line.

1) Christeen Graham Adkins, b-1921 OK

2) Maudie Della McDowell Graham (1890-1969), IT, OK

3) Temperance Eliz. Griffith McDowell (1857-1917) KY, MO, TX, IT, OK

4) Joseph McElroy Griffith (1822-1888) of KY, MO, TX

5) Temperance Bourland Griffith (1803-1882)  of NC, KY

6) Benjamin Bourland (1779-1851) of NC, SC, KY, and TX

7) John Bourland of North Carolina, Virginia, and may have been the immigrant from Northern Ireland.   Wife listed as Catherine X

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This web page contains the approved DAR application of Stephanie Claussen  that includes an 1892 letter and a cover letter written by Madilene Bourland-Huff of Galena MO. 

1)  Three-page cover letter for the 1892 document by Madeline Bourland Huff, President of the Bourland Society and editor of The Bourland Bulletin for 22 years.

2)  Two-page 1892 letter written by Joseph Wilbur Bourland of Peabody College, now Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN.  Key is his statement " ... Aunt Tempie, as she was called, died about ten years ago ... ".

3)  Stephanie Claussen's lineage and approved DAR851515 below.

4) Patti's comment.    I recommend that future applicants not include the surname "Randolph" in the Catherine Randolph reference of the 9th Generation.  We have no proof of Catherine's last name. 

4) Sons of Confederate Veterans' application information for Gable Adkins, a direct descendants of Joseph McElroy Griffith (1822-1888) who was in Bourland's Regiment.    Under construction.

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Diane Kay Hendry Claussen and dau Stephanie's lineage 

Nine generations cited on DAR#851515

1) Stephanie Ann Claussen  DAR#851515, on the lower right

2) Diana Kay Hendry Claussen  DAR#836222 of Saratoga CA

3) Prebble Griffith Hendry G312____

4) Chester Ernest Griffith

5) Richmond Bourland Griffith, of Kentucky, Missouri and Texas

6) Joseph McElroy Griffith (1822-1888) of Kentucky, Missouri and Texas

7) Temperance Bourland Griffith (1803-1882)

8) Benjamin Bourland (1779-1851) of North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky and Texas

9) John Bourland of North Carolina, Virginia, and may have been the immigrant from Northern Ireland.   Wife listed as Catherine Randolph.

                               

Stephanie Claussen's Approved DAR#851515  pages1 to 4

 

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 Madilene's cover

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Madilene's cover

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Madilene's cover

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1892 letter

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1892 letter

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Patti's

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Patti's

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Patti's

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Patti's

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Griffith-Moore 1845

marriage certificate

 

 

Texas CSA Pension Application information from Joseph McElroy Griffith's Confederate service.

 

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