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My grandfather, Wm J Gelvin and his wife Jessie M were married in Hopkinton in 1901, resided in Sand Springs. He was postmaster in 1906 and also ran the general store in town
Jessie's parents were Darius H Garlinghouse and Minerva Jane (White) married in Sand Springs in 1863. Minerva used the name Jennie and was a first cousin to Major General Henry W. Lawton.
Mary Elizabeth Gelvin was born in Sand Springs in 1904 and is pictured with her sister Florence in a 1905 photo.

My grandmother's sister Orpha is also buried in the Sand Springs.

Submitted by,
Rudy Rau
Colorado Springs