Dougherty Cemetery
Murray County, Oklahoma

Transcribed, Submitted, Used with permission & © by Dennis Muncrief

Dougherty is a small community in the heart of the Arbuckle Mountains. It is located on the banks of the Washita River in prime farming and ranching land. The Cemetery was originally part of the Chickasaw Indian Allotment to the Mazeppa Turner family. When Mazeppa started building his home on a hill in the middle of his allotment, ancient Indian graves were uncovered when digging began. Mazeppa applied to have his allotment changed to an area on the Washita River. The Old Indian Gravesite' was used as the local burial site after that. Of interest may be that the 1940's & '50's big band singer, Kay Starr, was born and raised in Dougherty. Her parents are buried in the cemetery. The Town of Dougherty is at the end of SH 110, about 10 miles southeast of Davis, OK. The cemetery on the east side of town is in excellant condition and well kept. There is much pride in the cemetery and local people are adding gravestones to many of the unmarked graves as records are discovered.

If you have a photograph, obit, would like to write a bio on someone buried in Cunningtubby Cemetery, and/or would like to volunteer to photograph Cunningtubby Cemetery for us,
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Surnames beginning with D

Daken Dr. E. b. 8/30/1884 d. 3/26/1909  
Day Lonnie     carved into native stone
Day Lonnie     no dates
Deel Genetta F. b. 5/7/1866 d. 1/6/1892 w/o BB Deel
Deel Harriet E. b. 11/8/1876 d. 4/11/1946 Mother
Deel Infant   d. Mar 1904 Dau of Oland & Lillie
Deel Lillie B. b. 3/24/1885 d. 5/2/1963 m. 8/1/1902
Deel Nancy b. 2/21/1840 d. 5/15/1893 Mother
Deel Oland b. 6/30/1983 d. 8/3/1952 h/o LBD
Deel Peggy b. 1927 d. 1929  
Deel Robert Samuel b. 11/9/1888 d. 10/24/1936  
Dockery Infant b. 7/21/1926 d. 8/23/1926 s/o M.T. & Leland
Donaho Anita Faith b. 2/20/1959 d. 2/19/1981  
Donaho Carol Lynn McIntire b. 10/21/1953 d. 9/9/1983  
Drew Annie b. 12/29/1886 d. 1/15/1966 w/o WRD
Drew Ida May McAfee Schulder b. May 1910 d. Dec 1943  
Drew Johnnie S. b. 11/11/1892 d. 11/17/1966 w/o Wm. Frank
Drew W. R. 'Bill' b. 10/8/1855 d. 10/3/1946  
Drew William Frank b. 10/22/1893 d. 2/5/1979  

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