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Nancy Gourd Cemetery
Cherokee County, Oklahoma

Submitted & © 2019 by:
Sue E. Dobson Berry

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.
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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.

BECKELHYMERAndrew Newton23 Dec 184219 Sep 1886Born in Illinois
Husband of Nancy J. Terrell
DOBSONBaby Girl13 Nov 190513 Nov 1905Daughter of Harry & Lydia 
DOBSONJames Arthur "Snooks"Sep 1914Sep 1915Son of Harry & Lydia 
DOBSONLeonidas "Tag"23 Mar 192629 Apr 1926Son of Harry & Lydia 
DOBSONRev. Leonidas12 Dec 183428 Jun 1908Born In North Carolina.
Rev. Dobson's first wife was Annie Ross, daughter of Chief John Ross.
She died at a young age.
DOBSONSarah (Lillard)18 Sep 186431 Dec 1906Born in Tennesee
Daughter of Noah & Nancy J. Lillard
Married Leonidas in 1880
GOURDJames R.09 Oct 189630 Jun 1898Son of Armanda Beckelhymer Rattling Gourd and Elias Rattling Gourd aka "Grass" 
GOURDNancy (Kilpatrick)01 Apr 183802 Jul 1894  
STEELEYClos R. (Rattlingourd)04 Jun 189502 Dec 1918Husband of Cora
Son of Major
STEELEYCora (Rutherford)04 Apr 189703 Apr 1920Daughter of M & E Rutherford
Wife of Cos
STEELEYClue Dewey31 Jul 189823 Sep 1899Son of Major & Mary 
STEELEYJohn Jr.08 Oct 1832Feb 1910Born in Kentucky
Father of Major
Son of John R. & Nancy (Crockett) Steeley
STEELEYRebecca Jane (Poindexter)02 Jun 183430 Dec 1905Wife of John 

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