Category Archives: People

Biographies of the People of Scarborough.

Foss Birth Returns – 1771 to 1798

[This is a transcript of a birth list, probably a “return.” Based upon the paper type and writing style, I believe it to be from the early 1800s, possibly as early as 1798.] William Foss born November 26th 1771 Jonathan … Continue reading

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Francis Neale – Jocelyn’s Nephew – 89-9388

Mr. Francis Neale — Jocelyn’s Nephew. Mr.Francis Neale must have been a nephew of Esquire Jocelyn, whose half-sister Elizabeth married Francis Neile of London, gent., 25 May 1625, and had children Francis, John, and Mary. Francis Neale, gent. about 30 … Continue reading

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Men of Scarborough – 89-9305

Henry Jocelyn, gentleman-this name in our records for a half-century typifies shat English character in its best light. Most of the records of the Province of New Somersetshire are in his hand. Derived of ancient lineage, the fifth surviving son … Continue reading

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Remembering Dorothy Shaw Libbey

By Linda Snow McLoon Over the years a number of individuals have made major contributions toward preserving Scarborough’s history, but no one has done more toward saving our past for future generations than Dorothy Shaw Libbey. Long before she and … Continue reading

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Updates: March 2022

Education  Grammar School – Added Beech Ridge School – Students     Oak Hill School       Oak Hill School – Second Grade – Sep 1941     asdfasdf asdfasdf   SHS Class of 1951 – UPDATED with Class … Continue reading

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Oak Hill School – Second Grade – Sep 1941

Transcribed Text of “Oak Hill School, Sep 1941 – 2nd Grade – (back).jpeg” Back Row    —  Gwendolyn Mucci Lela May Manter Joan McKeen Marion Harmon Betty White Virginia McLaughlin Calista Pooler Caroline Olsen Georgianna Martin Second Row      … Continue reading

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SAVING SCARBOROUGH’S LAST DISTRICT SCHOOL

By Linda Snow McLoon Before there were big yellow school busses, school children in Scarborough for the most part walked to school. To keep the distances from their homes doable, back in the 1800s Scarborough had over a dozen one-room … Continue reading

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More High School Yearbooks Added

Thanks to Oklahoma Corrections Industries and their High School Yearbook project, we were able to digitize, OCR, and post five more Scarborough High School Yearbooks.  The Four Corners – 1956 – The Scarborough High School Yearbook. The Four Corners – … Continue reading

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1957, 1965, & 1967 Scarborough High School Yearbooks

Our thanks to the Oklahoma Correctional Insustries for their wonderful job of digitizing several of our yearbook. Newly digitized by DCI are the below Scarborough High School Yearbooks. I’ve uploaded them to our website (Education Page), the Internet Archive (Archive.Org) … Continue reading

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General Lafayette’s Visit to Scarborough

by Linda Snow McLoon The Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) was a French aristocrat and military officer who came to the aid of the American colonies during the Revolutionary War. He developed a friendship with George Washington, who put him in … Continue reading

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