John Byrd Sullins and Ada Edna Snelson (My Great Grandparents)
Parents of Katie Carrie Sullins Leatherwood
John Byrd Sullins
B: 26 Jan., 1868 Columbia, Adair, KY D: 17 May, 1943 Canute, Washita Co., OK
Son of William Franklin Sullins and Ruth Howard
Ada Edna Snelson
B: 14 Mar., 1882 Cooke Co., TX D: 30 July,1973
Daughter of William Newton Snelson and Martha Ann Medders
Married June 20, 1903 Ten children were born to this marriage and two from prior marriages.
John and Edna were farmers. They lived on a farm south of Canute, Oklahoma, where they raised their family.
Both John and Edna’s families had settled in the area sometime in the late 1800s.
John died May 17, 1943 and Edna died July 30, 1973. Both are buried at Canute Cemetery in Canute, Oklahoma next to their daughter, Katie Carrie (Grandma Katie).