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Walter Winkle Payne

Male 1867 - 1929  (~ 62 years)


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  • Name Walter Winkle Payne  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born Mar 1867  Shelby County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Mar 1929  Marlow, Stephens County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried Marlow Cemetery, Marlow, Stephens County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Notes 
    • Ken Harvey writes that "His middle name has also been shown as Winchell, however Winkle is the middle name shown on this tombstone, and has been verified by Willie Lee Payne.

      He ran cattle on land leased from Indian Territory (Oklahoma) Indians. It cost him ten cents an acre. He made a great deal of money out of this.  He and his brother-in-law started a bank in Duncan. The checks were yellow and easily spotted in a pile.

      In a biography of his brother-in-law, John O'Neill, he was referenced as "Walter, a farmer and rancher at Duncan."

      Duncan Weekly Banner
      Friday, Jan. 19, 1917
      W. W. Payne is shipping out several cars of cattle today. They are consigned to Oklahoma City and Wichita markets.

      1919-Walter W. Payne, resident of Duncan, files an Affidavit of Heirship concerning his older brother Samuel's affairs. Samuel had died intestate nine years previously.

      1920-A Lodger in the home of Sarah Garrison of Alabama, in the King Township of Duncan. His occupation was listed as Farmer, Home Farm.

      1929-Walter W. Payne is buried in Section 10, Block 10, Plot 6, Marlow Cemetery, Oklahoma."

      Duncan Eagle, Tuesday, March 28, 1929

      Walter Payne Answers Call Brief Illness Fatal to Pioneer Rancher of Stephens County. Funeral Services This Thursday.

      Funeral services were held this Thursday afternoon for Walter W. Payne, pioneer ranchman of this section, who passed away early Wednesday morning. Services were at the First Methodist Church at 2 o'clock, with Rev. J. J. Ward officiating, assisted by Rev. A. P. Johnson. Burial was in the Marlow Cemetery. Arrangements were in charge of Beeson Grantham. Mr. Payne had suffered an attack of acute indigestion on Monday. He appeared to recover from this attack but was not feeling in the best of health, and decided to go to Sulphur for treatment. He left Tuesday, accompanied by his daughter, Mrs Jack Benton, and Mr. Benton. He was feeling much better Tuesday evening, and Mr. Benton returned to Duncan. Mrs. Benton remained with her father. Early Wednesday morning Mr. Payne suffered a second and more serious attack, resulting in his death at 2:30 o'clock. The deceased was born in Missouri, coming to what is now Stephens County when he was 20 years of age. He has since lived most of the time at his ranch 10 miles east and 3 miles north of Duncan. He was also active in the affairs of this city. He was associated with the late J. D. Wade and J. M. Armstrong in the Duncan National Bank and also served on the city council at an early day. Mr. Payne had been engaged in the raising of beef cattle at his ranch during the past few years. He recently purchased two Hereford bulls that ranked high at the fat stock show at Ft. Worth, said to be two of the finest beef animals ever brought to Stephens County. Six children, four daughters and two sons, survive. The daughters are Mrs. Ethel Benton of this city; Mrs Hoyt Hardin, 609 Maple Avenue; Mrs Vera Roberts of Oklahoma City; and Mrs. Louise Birnie of Shawnee. The sons are Carl and Dukie Payne, who lived with him on the ranch. There is one brother, Newton Payne, of Chandler, Arizona, and one sister, Mrs. A. Scott, of Ft. Worth. Seven grandchildren also survive. Mr. Payne was a member of the Masonic and Woodmen lodges, and of the Methodist Church.
    • (Research):
      Census Listings:

      1900 census
      Stephens Co. OK (IT) ED 163 pg. 13A
      #211/214
      Payne, Walter, Mar. 1867, 33, married 5 yrs., MO KY KY
      Gertrude, wife, Aug. 1876, 23, 3 children/2 living, TX MO MO
      Emma Blanch, dau., Nov. 1895, 4, IT
      Harry Carrol, son, Feb. 1897, 3, IT
      Mary Ethel, dau, Sept. 1899, 8/12, IT
      Martha, mother, Mar. 1826, 74, Wd., 1 child/1 living, KY VA VA

      His wife Gertrude and daughter Emma died prior to the 1910 census, and Walter can be found with his sons Carl and John E "Dukey" sharing the home of his recently widowed sister-in-law, Lillie James Payne. His youngest daughter, four year old Louisia, was living with her maternal grandparents, William and Mollie Gentry, listed as "Layease, age 4."  His older daughters, Mary Ethel (age 11), Vera (age 9), and Virginia (age 7), were enrolled at the St. Joseph Catholic Boarding School in Chickasha, Grady County.

      1910 Federal Census
      Oklahoma, Stephens County, Park Township, District 240 215-215
      Payne, Luellie Head F W 32 Wd 3/3 Texas Kentucky Missouri
      Payne, Maryan (Clyde) Son M W 10 S Oklahoma Missouri Texas
      Payne, John P(aul) Son M W 9 S Oklahoma Missouri Texas
      Payne, Margrit Daughter F W 6 S Oklahoma Missouri Texas
      Payne, Walter Brother in Law M W 42 Wd Missouri Missouri Missouri Rancher
      Payne, Carl Nephew M W 13 S Oklahoma Missouri Texas
      Payne, John E. Nephew M W 5 S Oklahoma Missouri Texas
    Person ID I1522  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Thomas Hamilton Payne,   b. 27 Jan 1819, Bourbon County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1884, Montague, Montague County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Martha Jane Marshall,   b. 27 Mar 1826, Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1900, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 5 Aug 1843  Clark County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • Thomas Hamilton Payne and Martha J(ane) Marshall were married by Rev. Minor Ford a Minister of the Gospel in Clark County, Missouri on 5 August 1843.  Sarah Ann Payne (then aged 63 and wife of Judge John Loomis Smith) signed an affadavit in 1889 stating that having been personally acquanted with the two, she had been present at the marriage of her brother Thomas Payne to Martha Jane Marshall by the Rev. Ford in August of 1843.   [Thomas H. Payne Pension Application #494585--Army of the United States Certificate of Disability]

      Following the marriage, the young couple were farming and living next door to Martha's parents in Lewis County, Missouri.
    Documents
    Payne, Thomas H. Proof of Heirship Chickasaw Tribe 1920 PG 1 0f 6
    Payne, Thomas H. Proof of Heirship Chickasaw Tribe 1920 PG 1 0f 6
    This important genealogical document is a six page proof of heirship, and was filed in Stephens County, Oklahoma on October 18, 1920 by Thomas Hamilton Payne, and outlines in detail his father's family. Tom lists his father's parents, brothers and sisters, first and second wife, and other children. Tom's father, Thomas Bunker Payne, was an enrollee in the Chickasaw Nation by marriage; and this was filed to prove Thomas Hamilton's Payne eligibility to enroll in the Chickasaw Nation based on his father's initial application.
    Payne, Thomas H. Proof of Heirship Chickasaw Tribe 1920 PG 2 0f 6
    Payne, Thomas H. Proof of Heirship Chickasaw Tribe 1920 PG 2 0f 6
    Payne, Thomas H. Proof of Heirship Chickasaw Tribe 1920 PG 3 0f 6
    Payne, Thomas H. Proof of Heirship Chickasaw Tribe 1920 PG 3 0f 6
    Payne, Thomas H. Proof of Heirship Chickasaw Tribe 1920 PG 4 0f 6
    Payne, Thomas H. Proof of Heirship Chickasaw Tribe 1920 PG 4 0f 6
    Payne, Thomas H. Proof of Heirship Chickasaw Tribe 1920 PG 5 0f 6
    Payne, Thomas H. Proof of Heirship Chickasaw Tribe 1920 PG 5 0f 6
    Payne, Thomas H. Proof of Heirship Chickasaw Tribe 1920 PG 6 0f 6
    Payne, Thomas H. Proof of Heirship Chickasaw Tribe 1920 PG 6 0f 6
    Family ID F155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Permelia Gertrude Gentry,   b. Aug 1876, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1906, Stephens County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Married Abt 1894  Stephens County, Indian Territory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Emma Blanch Payne,   b. Nov 1895, Stephens County, Indian Territory Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1907, Stephens County, Indian Territory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 11 years)
     2. Harry Carl Payne,   b. 4 Feb 1898, Stephens County, Indian Territory Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1957, Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     3. Mary Ethel Payne,   b. 13 Sep 1898, Stephens County, Indian Territory Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1948, Sulphur, Murray County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     4. Vera Payne,   b. 12 Aug 1901, Stephens County, Indian Territory Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1962, Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. Virginia Callie Payne,   b. 23 Aug 1903, Stephens County, Indian Territory Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1971, Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     6. John Earl "Dukey" Payne,   b. 3 Jan 1905, Stephens County, Indian Territory Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1953, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     7. Gertrude Louise Payne,   b. 24 Aug 1906, Stephens County, Indian Territory Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1969, Pampa, Gray County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Headstones
    Payne, Walter and Permelia (Gentry)
    Payne, Walter and Permelia (Gentry)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F1052  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ida Mae Pickle,   b. 1 Oct 1892,   d. 2 Nov 1925, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married Abt 1907  [7
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F1053  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Mar 1867 - Shelby County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Mar 1929 - Marlow, Stephens County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Marlow Cemetery, Marlow, Stephens County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    PAYNE FAMILY REUNION - 1927
Home of Aunt Annie (O'Neill) Sparks - 
303 Hickory, Duncan, Oklahoma
    PAYNE FAMILY REUNION - 1927 Home of Aunt Annie (O'Neill) Sparks - 303 Hickory, Duncan, Oklahoma
    This 1927 Payne Reunion photo is of 41 people. On September 21-23, 1999, Charles R. Strong along with his mother, Anna Laura "Rooney" (Payne) Strong and two aunts – Dora Fay (Payne) Pierce-Yeager and Lois Marie (Payne) Hanna reviewed the picture. The late Lewis Adair Payne had already prepared his own list identifying all persons. Both list had errors. Mary Gwendolyn “Marilynn” (Payne) Wade of Marlow later helped Charles Strong reconcile the two lists and correct some errors. One reason for differences in the two lists was due to the existence of two pictures, which were almost, but not exactly, identical. This photo slightly differs from Aunt Annie’s version.

    . NOTE-The list below is numbered left to right - top to bottom. The first number is sequential in total, and the
    second number is position within the row.

    TOP ROW
    1 1 Paul Puckett, Boy living with Hattie (Brown) Payne.
    2 2 Mabel Lyles
    3 3 Baby is Mary Gwendolyn “Marilynn” (Payne) Wade.
    4 4 Joseph Ray “Jodey” Payne Jr.
    5 5 Virginia (Payne) Hardin - d. of Walter W., # 22 below
    6 6 Vera (Payne) Roberts-Young, -d. of Walter W. #22 and mother of #30 below
    7 7 Mary Ethyl (Payne) Benton-Madison-Parker. d. of W. W. # 22
    8 8 Claude Chadwick Payne
    9 9 Ruth Hazel Witherspoon-d. of Mable (Gentry) Witherspoon, d. of John Price Gentry.
    10 10 Florence Scott d. of # 23 Lou Payne Scott & niece of W.W. Payne
    11 11 Marvin Walter Payne Sr. Father of #'s 8, 28, 37, & 38
    12 12 Gracie (Gentry) Payne Wife of # 11 Marvin W. Payne
    13 13 Rene Gentry - s. of Frank Melton and Ada (Jones) Gentry, and nephew of Gracie #12
    14 14 Edna (Surginer) Payne, First wife of John Earl (Dukie) Payne
    15 15 John Earl, (Dukie) Payne
    16 16 Caroline "Carrie" (Cover) Payne
    17 17 Harry Carl Payne,Sr.

    MIDDLE ROW
    18 1 William "Billy" West - Grandson of # 23, Louise (Payne) Scott
    19 2 Joseph Ray Payne, s. of Wm. Henry H. Payne
    20 3 C. Frank Payne, Brother to # 11, Marvin W. Payne Sr.
    21 4 Annie (O'Neill) Sparks, Wife of #26
    22 5 Walter Winkle Payne
    23 6 Louise "Lula" (Payne) Scott
    24 7 Hattie (Brown) Payne
    25 8 Orville Scott
    26 9 James Rufus Sparks f. of # 33, Mary Pat (Sparks) Kubic

    BOTTOM ROW
    27 1 Anna Laura "Rooney" (Payne) Strong
    28 2 Mary Olive (Payne) Thompson
    29 3 Mary Ethyl (Benton) Jones
    30 4 Clifford "Bosco" Roberts
    31 5 Virginia Payne, sister to # 4 above, and d. of Joseph R. & g.d. Wm. H. H. Payne ?
    32 6 Dora Fay (Payne) Pierce - Yeager
    33 7 Mary Pat (Sparks) Kubik
    34 8 Francis Hardin, d. of Virginia Payne Hardin, # 5 above, (in lap of Mary Pat)
    35 9 Thelma (Gentry) Callaway - d. of Edgar J. Gentry & g.d. of Wm. M. Gentry
    36 10 Lois Marie (Payne) Hanna
    37 11 Lewis Adair Payne
    38 12 Marvin Walter "Snort" Payne Jr. in Lewis' lap.
    39 13 Willie Lee "Billy" Payne ?
    40 14 Paul James Payne
    41 15 Jean Bruce (Benton) Turner

    Documents
    First National Bank of Duncan, Indian Territory, 1902
    First National Bank of Duncan, Indian Territory, 1902
    Front of Business Card. Among the banks directors were John O'Neill and W.W. Payne of Duncan.
    First National Bank of Duncan, Indian Territory, 1902, Back
    First National Bank of Duncan, Indian Territory, 1902, Back
    Back of Business Card. Among the banks directors were John O'Neill and W.W. Payne of Duncan.
    Payne, John yDNA of direct male descendant
    Payne, John yDNA of direct male descendant
    Certificate of Y-chromosome DNA testing from The Geneographic Project. Haplogroup R1b is the most common in Western Europe, and are descendants of the Europe's first large-scale human settlers. The marker's frequency is high in northern France and the British Isles where it was carried by descendents who had weathered the Ice Age in Spain.

    The yDNA donor was Paul James Payne of Corpus Christi, now deceased. His line of descent from the immigrant John Payne is as follows:

    John Payne>William Payne>William Payne>Sanford Payne>George Payne>William C. Payne>Thomas Hamilton Payne, I>Walter Winkle Payne>Harry Carl Payne>Paul James Payne

  • Sources 
    1. [S272] Payne, Brooke THE PAYNES OF VIRGINIA (Third Printing, C.J. Carrier Company, Harrisonburg, VA 1998), page 293 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S308] 1880 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005., (1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880. T9, 1,454 rolls. This database is an index to 50 million individuals enumerated in the 1880 United States Federal Census. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, occupation, relationship to the head of household, race, sex, age at last birthday, marital status, place of birth, parents’ place of birth. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1880 Federal Census.).

    3. [S128] Hill, Luther HISTORY OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA Vol. 2 (New York: Lewis Publishing, 1908), pages 250-251.

    4. [S182] Marlow Oklahoma Cemetery Tombstone.

    5. [S207] 1870 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003., (United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota. Minnesota Census Schedules for 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T132, RG29, 13 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1870 United States Federal Census, the Ninth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, age at last birthday, sex, color; birthplace, occupation, and more. No relationships were shown between members of a household. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1870 Federal Census.), Missouri, Shelby County, Tiger Fork Twp,P O Nelsonville Enumerated 29 July 1870 Page 20 144-144 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S315] Rainey, Juanita (sparklestree@aol.com) "Juanita's Family Tree" Ver. Jun 23 22:39:06 2003; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=gentry536.

    7. [S124] Harvey, Kenneth C--Family Member; Gedcom, Printed Descendants Reports of Payne and Gentry Families, Correspondence.

    8. [S257] Oklahoma, Stephens Co., Marlow Cemetery Records, Courtesy of Kenneth Harvey.

    9. [S250] Ancestral File, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints [database online], (Ancestral File (found at www.familysearch.org) is a collection of genealogical information taken from Pedigree Charts and Family Group Records submitted to the Family History Department since 1978. The information has not been verified against any official records. Since the information in Ancestral File is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the file to verify its accuracy.).

    10. [S466] Wilham, Kathleen Genealogical Research and Publishing (2 Sharon Way, Shelbina MO 63468).