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Mary Etta Swartout CANNING Family

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Logan County, Oklahoma



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Submitted by: Revis E Wilson

GLADYS HOPKINS, DELLA CANNING, ELDON SCOTT,
MARTHA GRAY, HAYDEN GRAY, SYLVIA GRAY, ANNA MAY GRAY,
MARY ETTA CANNING, 1921 VACATION
William and Mary Etta Swartout Canning moved from Maine to Wisconsin(Civil War volunteer) to Nebraska to Logan County, Oklahoma Territory during the Land Run of 1889, to establish one of the first post offices, school, church, and cemetery, and named the town Burwick from William's hometown in Maine. William also served as a Justice of the Peace. William and Mary had 13 children, nine who made the Land Run. This picture was taken the year Mary Etta Swartout Canning became the first vehicle fatality of Guthrie, Oklahoma when in 1921 during a walk across a street in the middle of town was hit and killed by a creamery truck. William Canning had died 1913.


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