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Cromwell Brothers

These are four sons of John Stewart Cromwell and Elizabeth Jane Jones.

About Gaston Winfield Cromwell

Gaston Winfield Cromwell was my Great-Great Grandfather. He is the one on the far left in this picture and the others are 3 of his 4 brothers: Pleasant Galespie "Plez," Harvey Francis and John Caraway "Johnny" Cromwell. Not pictured is their brother, William Augustus, who passed away at a young age. The Cromwell family originated in England. Gaston's Grandfather, Isaac Cromwell, emigrated to Virginia, where he became a wealthy and influential planter. He later moved to North Carolina. Gaston's father, John Stewart Cromwell, who was born in Virginia, became a pioneer farmer and stockman of Lafayette County, Mississippi. He joined the Confederate Army and died during the Civil War near New Hope, Georgia. He was a Mississippi Sharpshooter. John is buried in a mass grave, therefore, there is no marker. Gaston Winfield Cromwell was born in Lafayette County, Mississippi. He later moved to Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Territory, and secured a farm of 120+ acres, 8 miles northeast of Wanette, Oklahoma. There he carried on diversified farming and stockraising, in both of which direction his industry and good management skills won him marked success. He was a deacon and member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Gaston married Martha Anna "Mattie" Ferrell and together they had 7 children. ...more info

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Gaston Winfield Cromwell

Born: Mar 19, 1851 in MS
Died: 1920 (age 68) in OK
Also in this photo: Gaston Winfield Cromwell at 45 years old  ·  Pleasant Galespee "Plez" Cromwell at 43 years old  ·  Harvey Francis Cromwell at 35 years old  ·  John Caraway "Johnnie" Cromwell at 33 years old