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Accession # 1992-P003
Collection Pipes, Jeanette Botkin
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description (43) family photographs from Lawton resident, before family moved to Oklahoma.

Jeanette Botkin Pipes has written a family history, which she donated to the Museum with the trunk (see donor file.) Her faher's parents were Florence Josephine Cross (1860-1930) from Iowa and Amos Botkins (1853-1924) They were farmers. The couple moved to Faxon from Wellington, Kansas in 1902 by wagon. Her father, John Emerson (1901-1978), was the family's youngest and last born son. The family moved to Lawton, ca. 1915, to school land property on the corner of 11th Street and F Ave. Her mother's father, Otie Lee Bondurant, arrived in Lawton before it was a town, and hauled water from east Cache Creek to town. Otie married Eliza Mae Pace in 1928 and moved to a farm in Hulen. Her parents moved back to Lawton in 1919, and owned a grocery store on 3rd Street bertween D and E. The family lived at 901 D. Her parents, John Botkin (a machinist) and Effie Lee Bondurant, were married in 1920.

Jeanette and Glenn T. Pipes, a mechanic, were married and living in Lawton sometime around 1958.
Year Range from 1860.0
Year Range to 1929.0
People Cross, Frank H.
Cross, Annie Laura
Search Terms tourism