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Charles Newton Collyar (son of Jasper Collyar & Mary Mitchell Collyar), born 11/20/1874 in Shaw, Neosho Co., KS and Myrtle Edna Splane, born in 8/16/1873 in Chanute, Neosho Co., KS (daughter of John M. & Jane Matilda Splane). Photo taken probably in Oklahoma. Charlie was a cow-puncher and worked on many cattle drives out of the Indian Territory. The couple had 8 children, 4 boys and 4 girls. He was baptised in the Methodist Church in Geuda Springs, KS.
Over the years the name Collyar has been spelled Collyar, Colyar, Collier & Colyer on census records.