Lingle Rorabaugh Ballew Drumright Miscellany
Henry Hamilton Carroll - 1868 - 1953


Last rights were conducted for Henry Hamilton Carroll, 84, 513 S. Duke, a pioneer Oklahoman and Drumrighter at the Assembly of God Church here Sunday afternoon.

The Rev. M.A. Malone, pastor of the church, conducted the services.  Burial was in Lawson Cemetery north of Yale, under the direction of the Bennett-Stubblefield Funeral Home.

Carroll died at 7:05 am Saturday in the Cushing Municipal Hospital, where he was taken after suffering a stroke the week previously, Saturday, February 28.  His death was caused by a cerebral hemorrhage.

Born in Evansville, Ind., Carroll moved to Oklahoma in 1898 and homesteaded on a farm near Yale where he lived seven years.

From Yale he moved to a farm 4 1/2 miles northeast of Drumright in 1905 and lived there for 47 years as a farmer-stockman.  He and Mrs. Carroll moved to their home on S. Duke street in August of last year after renting their farm.

Carroll formerly was a member of the Masons and in 1948 became a member of the Assembly of God Church here.  He was in good health up until the time of his stroke last week.

Survivors are his wife, Eliza, of the home address, six sons, five daughters, 33 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and two great, great grandchildren.

Sons are: Nathan of Amorett, MO; Moses, El Monte, Calif.; J.D. of Drumright;
Bryan and Woodrow, both of Drumright; and Lee, Seminole.

Daughters are: Mrs. W.E. Frick of Yale; Mrs. F.G. Fobroy of Oakland, Calif.; Mrs. Frank Edwards, Wichita, Kans.; Mrs. T.H. Tippit of Drumright, and Mrs. E.E. Turner, Oklahoma City.

Obituary: Drumright Derrick, Tuesday, March 10, 1953

Picture of Ham Carroll late in life, about 1950. The picture is taken off the back porch of the Carroll home. The children have all grown up and moved away, but Ham and Eliza still depend on this old-fashioned well for their water supply.


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