Garland Cemetery

Garland Cemetery (HMG6S)

Location: Haworth, OK 74740 McCurtain County
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N 33° 44.161', W 94° 29.754'

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Small cemetery nearby contains graves of Choctaw chief Samuel Garland (1862 - 64) and family members including his mother-in-law, Sophie Pitchlynn. Peter Pitchlynn, son of Sophie and John Pitchlynn, was chief 1864 — 66. Garland migrated from Mississippi during Choctaw removal in 1830s, opened and operated large plantation in vicinity with black slave labor. Cemetery is the only remaining evidence of Garland occupation. Headstone of Sophie Pitchlynn bears birthdate of December 27, 1773, believed to be earliest in Oklahoma.
HM NumberHMG6S
Marker Number200
Year Placed1995
Placed ByOklahoma Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 6:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 361424 N 3733891
Decimal Degrees33.73601667, -94.49590000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 44.161', W 94° 29.754'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 44' 9.66" N, 94° 29' 45.24" W
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Area Code(s)580
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 N4815, Haworth OK 74740, US
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