Nancy Gourd Cemetery, North side of West 790 Rd., Cherokee Co., Tahlequah, Ok. 1 mile south and east of Miller Cemetery SW of town. This cemetery is in Section 11, Township 16 North, Range 21 East.
(Do not confuse it with the Gourd Cemetery off Highway 82 North of Tahlequah.)
There are 17 unknown graves we marked with PCV pipe. These were found by the Cherokee Nation. There are several unknown graves marked with rocks.If you have family buried in the Nancy Gourd Cemetery or can take a gate photo that I can place on the website or have obits (with newspapers permission or an obit that you can write) or tombstone photos or individual portraits or can write a short bio or have a history of the cemetery and would like to add your information to this website, contact the area coordinator for more information. You can also check out our How to Submit page.NOTICE. If you submit information to this website and change your e-mail address please notify the area coordinator with the county/cemetery and new e-mail address so we can keep our pages as up to date as possible.Note: Every effort has been made to transcribe this information accurately. These records MAY CONTAIN ERRORS. Any corrections and/or additions greatly appreciated. As with any genealogy information, this is a source and should be considered as such. It is up to the researcher to verify the accuracy.
LAST NAME FIRST MI BORN DIED COMMENTS LINK BECKELHYMER Andrew Newton 23 Dec 1842 19 Sep 1886 Born in Illinois
Husband of Nancy J. Terrell
DOBSON Baby Girl 13 Nov 1905 13 Nov 1905 Daughter of Harry & Lydia DOBSON James Arthur "Snooks" Sep 1914 Sep 1915 Son of Harry & Lydia DOBSON Leonidas "Tag" 23 Mar 1926 29 Apr 1926 Son of Harry & Lydia DOBSON Rev. Leonidas 12 Dec 1834 28 Jun 1908 Born In North Carolina.
Rev. Dobson's first wife was Annie Ross, daughter of Chief John Ross.
She died at a young age.
DOBSON Sarah (Lillard) 18 Sep 1864 31 Dec 1906 Born in Tennesee
Daughter of Noah & Nancy J. Lillard
Married Leonidas in 1880
GOURD James R. 09 Oct 1896 30 Jun 1898 Son of Armanda Beckelhymer Rattling Gourd and Elias Rattling Gourd aka "Grass" GOURD Nancy (Kilpatrick) 01 Apr 1838 02 Jul 1894 STEELEY Clos R. (Rattlingourd) 04 Jun 1895 02 Dec 1918 Husband of Cora
Son of Major
STEELEY Cora (Rutherford) 04 Apr 1897 03 Apr 1920 Daughter of M & E Rutherford
Wife of Cos
STEELEY Clue Dewey 31 Jul 1898 23 Sep 1899 Son of Major & Mary STEELEY John Jr. 08 Oct 1832 Feb 1910 Born in Kentucky
Father of Major
Son of John R. & Nancy (Crockett) Steeley
STEELEY Rebecca Jane (Poindexter) 02 Jun 1834 30 Dec 1905 Wife of John
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