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3 Ira Cackler

Ira Cackler, son of Rhoda Porter and George Cackler, was born June 18, 1872 in Farmington, Illinois.  Ira died November 21, 1936 in Blackwell, Kay County, Oklahoma.

Mary Ann Fucette Beliel was born 21 Jan 1864 in Canada, and died 9 Jan 1924 in Blackwell, Kay Co., Oklahoma.  She was the daughter of Joseph Beliel (b. 14 Jan 1843 in Montreal, Canada) and Amanda Philamena Stang (Jourdan-Fucette) (b. 23 Aug 1842 in St. Eugene, Canada).  She married Ira Cackler on October 25, 1892, in Logan County Courthouse, Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory.  Married by Judge John Calhoun.  Ira was 20 years old, she was 28 years old.  She was known as Joseph and Amanda ‘s adopted daughter, but this was probably not legalized.  Her birth name was Mary Ann Fucette.  Mary died 9 January 1924 in Blackwell, Kay County, Oklahoma.

Children of Ira Cackler and Mary Beliel are:

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The June 4, 1900 Census in Moline Ward 3, Rock Island County, Illinois, records the following:

Ira Cackler, 26 years, born June 1873, birthplace: Illinois, father from Ohio, mother from Indiana.

Clara Cackler, Wife, 36 years, born January 1864, birthplace: French Canada, father and mother from French Canada, immigration 1868, lived in United States 32 years.

Claude W Cackler, Son, 5 years, born December 1894, birthplace: Iowa, father from Illinois, mother from French Canada.

Amanda M Cackler, Daughter, 3 years, born September 1896, birthplace: Iowa, father from Illinois, mother from French Canada.

The April 13, 1930 Census in Blackwell City, Kay County, Oklahoma, records the following families living near each other:

 

Ira Cackler, 56, born about 1874 in Illinois, 18 at first marriage, father from Iowa, mother from Illinois, occupation: driver for transfer company.

Viola Cackler, wife, 46 born about 1884 in Arkansas, 18 at first marriage, father from England, mother from Missouri.

Alice, 13, step daughter, born about 1917 in Arkansas, father from Illinois, mother from Arkansas.

Mary Smith (mother of Viola Cackler), 86, born about 1844 in Missouri, parents both from Missouri.

 

William Cackler, 34, born about 1896 in Illinois, 22 at first marriage, father from Illinois, mother from Missouri, occupation: engineer at oil refinery.

Edith Cackler, 29, wife of William, born about 1901 in Missouri, 17 at first marriage, father from Illinois, mother from Kansas.

Clyde Cackler, son, 12, born about 1918 in Oklahoma, father from Illinois, mother from Missouri.

Max Cackler, son, 9, born about 1921 in Oklahoma, father from Illinois, mother from Missouri.

Richard Cackler, 4, son, born about 1926 in Oklahoma, father from Illinois, mother from Missouri.

Della M Cackler, daughter, 6 months, born about 1929 in Oklahoma, father from Illinois, mother from Missouri.

 

Wesley Cackler, 29, born about 1901 in Illinois, 22 at first marriage, father from Illinois, mother from Missouri, occupation Laborer at City Light Plant.

Helen Cackler, wife, 27,  born about 1907 in Oklahoma, 16 at first marriage.

Beatty R Cackler, daughter, born about 1925 in Oklahoma, father from Illinois, mother from Oklahoma.

Dorothy L Cackler, daughter, born about 1927 in Oklahoma, father from Illinois, mother from Oklahoma.

The January 8-9, 1920 Census in Blackwell, Kay County, Oklahoma, records the following families living near each other:

 

Ira Cackler, 43, born in Iowa, father from United States, mother from Indiana, occupation: truck driver.

Mary Cackler, 54, born in (English speaking) Canada, parents from (English) Canada.

Son, 15, born in Illinois, father from Iowa, mother from Canada.

Clyde Chester, son, 17, born in Oklahoma, father from Iowa, mother from Canada.

 

Claude Cackler, 25, born in Oklahoma, parents from United States, occupation: truck driver.

Edith Cackler, 20, wife, born in Missouri, father from Illinois, mother from Illinois.

Clyde Cackler, 2, son, born in Oklahoma, father from Oklahoma, mother from Missouri.

Rhoda Cackler appears in the 10 June 1890 Oklahoma Territory Census  (Oklahoma Historical Society, page 18, and indexed at http://www.ok-history.mus.ok.us/lib/1890/C.html ) at Township 19, Range 3, County Number One (Logan), Oklahoma.  The Census states her place of birth as New York.  She is listed as head of household with her son John, 21, born in Iowa, and son Ira, 17, born in Illinois.

Federal Homestead Records dated 08 August 1889, record Rhoda Cackler as claim holder at location Lots 1 and 2 & South 1/2 of North East 1/4 of Section 4, Township 19, Range 3, County Number One (Logan), Oklahoma. 

The May 7, 1910 Census in Blackwell Ward 3, Kay County, Oklahoma, records the following:

Ira I Cackler, 32 years, married 15 years, birthplace: Illinois, father from Iowa, mother from Iowa, laborer of odd jobs.

Mary Cackler, Wife, 49 years, married 15 years, 4 children born, 4 living, birthplace: French Canada, father and mother from French Canada, immigration 1870.

Claude W Cackler, Son, 15 years, birthplace: Oklahoma, father from Illinois, mother from French Canada.

Mandy M Cackler, Daughter, 13 years, birthplace: Iowa, father from Illinois, mother from French Canada.

Roy W Cackler, son, 9 years, birthplace, Illinois, father from Illinois, mother from French Canada.

Chiabi C Cackler, son, 6 years, birthplace: Oklahoma, father from Illinois, mother from French Canada.

Ira Cackler married Mary Ann Beliel on October 25, 1892, at the Logan County Courthouse, Guthrie, OK.

U.S. Social Security Records show the following deaths:

 

Viola V. Cackler, Birth: 11 Sep 1882, Death: 15 Dec 1971, Blackwell, Kay, Oklahoma.
Edith Cackler, Birth: 3 Jul 1900, Death: Apr 1986, Cushing, Payne, Oklahoma.
William Cackler, Birth: 7 Jan 1917, Death: Dec 1987, Hinton, Caddo, Oklahoma.

Clyde L. Cackler, Birth: 16 Oct 1917, Death: 19 Sep 2000, Pawhuska, Osage, Oklahoma.

Claud married Edith Marie Rhea (b. 3 Jul 1900 in Sheldon, MO) married 4 January 1917 in Kay County, OK, at the home of daughter Amanda and her husband Peter Gates near Newkirk. They had seven children.

Clyde married Faye Sherbon.

Pictures above - text on reverse:

(Faintly written in pencil) Mandy (second line) Miranda Bill & Wesley

Ira Cackler his dady married my dady-dady sister.  Ira was Papa cousin.

Ira Cackler parents and Dady Frank Porter Parents made the run from Arkansas City to 4 miles west of Orlando in 1889.  One family drove a cow & crocked mule.

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Image below from April 12, 1930 Census from Weston, Kay County, Oklahoma.

Peter Gates, 42, born in Iowa, occupation: oilfield roustabout.

Amanda M. (Cackler) Gates, 33, born in Iowa.

Mary F. Gates, 14.

Peter J. Gates, 10.

This family also appears in the 1920 Census in Blackwell, Kay County, Oklahoma.

Leora and Peter Gates

(Children of Amanda)

1923

Ira Cackler

1920-30

Gravestones of Peter Gates (July 1843 to 1918) and Francis Gates (December 1845 to 1909)
Parents of Peter Gates (husband of Amanda)

Image below from June 20, 1900 Census in Bear Creek Township, Logan County, Oklahoma.

Ira Cackler at home

1920-30

Ira Cackler’s children

1920-30

Believed to be Leora and Peter Gates

Circa 1945

Name

Born

Where

Died

Where

Claud William (Bill) Cackler

19 Dec 1894

Mulhall/Orlando - dug-out / sod house

30 Aug 1956

Cushing, OK
Buried at Blackwell, OK

Amanda May Cackler

21 Dec 1896

Washington, Iowa

 

 

Roy Wesley Cackler

5 Apr 1901

Moline, Illinois

 

 

Clyde Chester (Chet) Cackler

4 Nov 1903

Blackwell, Oklahoma

 

 

Clyde Lester Cackler

Ponca City News, Wednesday, September 20, 2000.
BLACKWELL — Clyde Lester Cackler, former resident of Blackwell, died Tuesday evening, Sept. 19, 2000, in the Pawhuska Nursing Home in Pawhuska. He was 82.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, in the Blackwell Cemetery with the Rev. Rick Longcrier of the First Baptist Church officiating. A flag ceremony will be presented by the Blackwell American Legion and the VFW. Arrangements are under the direction of Roberts and Son Funeral Home.

Clyde Lester Cackler was born on Oct. 16, 1917, in Blackwell, the son of Claude William and Edith Marie (Rhea) Cackler. As a young boy, they moved to Cushing where he grew up and attended Cushing public schools. At age 20, he returned to Blackwell and married Lola Mae King on April 10, 1938, in Arkansas City, Kan., and they settled in Blackwell. They then returned to Cushing where he began driving a truck for the local refinery. They moved to Cleveland, Okla., where he continued driving for the refinery. They then returned to Blackwell where he was employed at the flour mill.

He entered the United States Navy on April 4, 1944, serving during World War II. Following his discharge on Nov. 26, 1945, he returned to Blackwell and continued at the mill for a year. He then was employed for the Blackwell Zinc Company until 1962. They moved to Wichita Falls, Texas, where he was employed as a pumper in the oil field. After two years, he began working at Shepherd Air Force Base until his retirement in 1979. They lived in Lake Nicona, Texas, until 1988 when they moved to Houston, Texas. In 1990, he moved to Pawhuska to make his home. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Veterans of Foreign War. He was also a member of the First Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Sue Swaggart of Wichita Falls, Texas; two sons, Clyde William Cackler of Pawhuska and Bobby Lee Cackler of Canton, Texas; three sisters, Della Lambert of Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas, Nadine Smith of Cushing and Charlene Cackler of Oklahoma City; a brother, Richard Cackler of Cushing; nine grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a brother, Max Cackler; and an infant sister.