Canfield Cemetery aka Fairview Cemetery (Partial)

Idabel, McCurtain County, Oklahoma

Submitted by Annette Ditto

Name Birth Date Death Date

O'NEAL  SEMONS July 16, 1870 March 08, 1954

Augusta SEMONS January 31, 1880 June 09, 1965

Retha Semons BUSH April 15, 1900 January 24, 1977

Calvin Joseph BUSH November 15, 1910  June 04, 1995

Louverse SEMONS 1902 February 28, 1920

Peter LeRoy SEMONS July 25, 1915 August 28, 1970

Oleta Coran SEMONS October 06, 1918 May 28, 1983

O"Neal Semons was my Great Grandfather.  His name was Jean Baptiste O'neil Simon.  According to his Baptistmal Certificate.  He was born  in  Eunice, Saint Landry Parish, LA.  He married Augusta Ledet  January 28, 1897 at the Church of St. Anthony of Padua, Enuice, Saint Landry Parish, LA.  This information was from his and Auguste  Marriage License and  Baptistmal Certificate, which I have copies of.   Cemetery information came from their obits.

When he came to IDABEL because he spoke no English only French his name was changed to Semons.    He grew tobacco on his small farm. 

Children of  Jean Baptiste O'neil Simon (O'Neal Semons) and Auguste Ledet were.

Sarah AnnMarie Semons married a Simon first then Lester Lee Chambless
Retha Semons married Calvin Joseph Bush
Louverse Semons
Joseph {Columbus) Semons  married a Joan UNKNOWN
George Miller Semons  Ran a barber Shop in Idabel, and married a Willie Hill
Louise Semons married a John Shackleford
Peter LeRoy Semons  married  Oleta Coran.
Milton Semons died in 1978 in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada