Joseph Oklahombi Family Tree
The Choctaw Tribe is historically a matriarchal society. Men joined their wife's families upon marriage and, in general, practiced gender equality in daily life.

Joseph Oklahombi Family Tree

Joseph marriage 1st wife??

Annie Oklahombi listed as wife on US Army Transport Passenger List 22 May 1919 ** possible mistake on intake officer’s part on wife’s first name.**

Joseph married Agnes Watkins

  1. Son- Jonah (15 Nov. 1918)
    1. Jonah marries Ruth (maiden name either Tatum or Dixon) Kirby ( she had been married previously to Pete Kirby
      1. She had three children: James, Abraham, and Clifton
        1. Her Grandchildren (do not know which son is their fathers)
          1. James Hubert “Skip” Kirby
            1. Son Brad
          2. Judy Terry “Scooter” Kirby
          3. Joyce Kirby Conterez
            1. Daughter Vanessa
Joseph Spoke No English
He walked 26 miles to volunteer for the United States Army. He left behind his young wife and baby son.
No Grenades Used A Potato
The unit had no grenades, Joseph carved one out of a potato and went over the top earlier than his company.
Joseph's War Cry Of A Panther
This startled the Germans and Joseph was able to run to the first German machine gun nest and take control of it until the rest of the men in his unit arrived.
Held 171 German Prisoners
The men then turned the enemy’s own guns on them and held 171 Germans prisoner for four days under constant barrage of high explosives and gas shells.