Month: July 2017

July 21, 2017 Annette Crafton Corbell 1 comment

Maybe we should start with what is already well known.  On August 12, 1913, twenty-year-old Claude “Red” Wynn eloped with seventeen-year-old Pearl Olive Swango in Jay, Oklahoma.  Grandpa Swango was none too happy about that, maybe because of Pearl’s age or maybe because of the difference in their social status.  Due to the battle over…