Source: Localized History of Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma to 1907 by Charles W. Mooney, B.S., University of Oklahoma, Lt. Colonel, U.S. Army Retired, pgs. 44-47
Local blacksmiths were John Fanning, a Mr. Bucklean, and a Mr. Coffey, whose three daughters drowned in a pond near here in 1910.
Correction: I think they actually drowned in Pond Creek. mgp