Person: Francis C. Pooler, Myaamia Name: Palaanswa

  • Nationality: Myaamia
    Family Group: Richardville
  • ID: 2829
    Gender: Male
    Date of Birth: Knw 10-22-1885
    Location of Birth: N/A
    Date of Death: Abt 04-1966
    Location of Death: N/A
  • Biography/Notes:
    Francis, who was always known by “Frank,” lived his entire life in the Ottawa County area. He and his wife, Mamie Simpson, had no children of their own, but raised Frank's nephew, Robert Pooler. Frank lived with a disabil- ity, having lost his right hand. He worked often assisting his father when he owned a livery business, and then in odd jobs supporting the mining industry near Quapaw and Picher, Oklahoma.
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Frank (right) with brother Ernest. Photo courtesy Norval Pooler, MS11, MHMA Collection

  • Frank Pooler

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October 22, 1885

1889 Allotment

March 2, 1889

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the United States of America in Congressa ssembled, That the provisions of chapter One hundred and Nineteen of the acts of eighteen hundred and eighty seven, entitled "An act to provide for the allotment of lands in severalty to Indians on the various reservations,and to extend the protection of the laws of the United States and the Territories over the Indians, and for other purposes," are hereby declared to extend to and are made app...


Abt 04-1966