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George Washington Santee and Mary Bell (Higginbotham) Santee
by Tim Benjamin and input by family members

Early life

Joseph Wesley Santee did not believe in education his wife Margaret Anne (Thurmon) told her son, George Washington Santee, to take a horse in the middle of the night and go to school.

George Washington Santee attended school and graduated with a degree as an educator.   He was a teacher, principle and later the superintendent of Nash county Enid Oklahoma,

Marriage and family


George Washington meet and married his wife Mary Bell Higgenbotham. Their children were Mary Margaret (adams)Santee (m. Erle W. Adams), Harold Santee, John Wesly Santee (m. Flossy), George Winston Santee and Nellie Elizabeth (Lee, Barber) Santee (m. Keith Barber, m. Harold Lee),

Name Born Died Spouse(s) Occupations Notes / Cause of Death (where applicable)
Harold Santee
Died at two years of age of pneumonia (?)
John Wesley Santee
1987 (?)
Flossie Played musical instruments
George Winston Santee Fought in World War II
Nellie Elizabeth (Lee, Barber) Santee January 22, 1909 October 28, 2007 Keith Barber, Harold Lee Teacher. Decade after the death of her first husband Keith Nell married her high school sweetheart at age 87.
Mary Margaret (Adams) Santee November 30, 1920 October 3, 2009 Erle Wilbert Adams Secretary to the Economics Department of Tulsa University

 

George Washington Santee and Mary Bell (Higginbotham) Santee
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G.W. Santee Born

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Oklahoma USA

G.W. Santee Died
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Oklahoma USA
Mary Bell Higgenbotham Born

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Oklahoma USA

Mary Bell Higgenbotham Died
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Oklahoma USA
Occupation of G.W. Santee teacher, principle and later the superintendent of Nash county Enid Oklahoma
Parents of G. W. Santee Josh Wesley Santee and Margaret Ann Thoromen
Parents of Mary Bell Higginbotham Hugh Higginbotham (m. Nelly Elizabeth Prather)
Spouse Erle Wilbert Adams