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1. Ora Cecilia MILLION, daughter of Burrell MILLION and Emma Catherine KELL, was born on 18 Jul 1876 in Shelbina, MO. Williamstown??, died on 27 Mar 1968 in Oklahoma City, OK at age 91, and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK.

Ora Million attended a Catholic college at a Catholic convent in Quincy, Illinois. She was originally married to Dr. Arthur Perry. She had two sons, Don and Sam, and a daughter, Thelma, who died the same year that she was born . Dr. Perry was practicing medicine in Missouri when her father Burrel Million, Sr. convinced him to move to Apache; there was no doctor in Apache at the time. Dr, Perry died in 1911 while helping to fight an epidemic in western Oklahoma.

In 1916 Ora married Percy B. Zerby who was working in her father's bank. She actively worked in the bank untill 1931 when the bank failed. After the bank failed the family moved to Lone Wolf. When Maxyne, her daughter, went to school at Oklahoma A&M she moved to Stillwater and Percy took a job with the highway department in Perry. After Maxyne married she then moved to Perry. She remained in Perry until her later years when she moved to Oklahoma City to be near her daughter. While in Perry she enjoyed her flower gardens and the visits of her grandchildren.

Ora's grandfather and aunt, Samuel and Alice Kell, took part in the Oklahoma land rush in 1904 and received an homestead of 160 acres near Bison, OK.

Ora married Arthur PERRY. Arthur died in 1911.

Children from this marriage were:

          i.  Sammuel Million PERRY was born on 20 Jun 1910 in Cheyene, OK (Apache) and died on 14 Sep 1988 in Lawton, OK. at age 78.

         ii.  Thelma C. PERRY was born on 18 Jun 1903 in Williamstown, MO and died on 18 Jun 1903 in Williamstown, MO.

        iii.  Donald PERRY was born on 27 Mar 1909 in Williamstown, MO and died on 10 Jun 1964 at age 55.

Ora next married Percy Brandon ZERBY, son of John Harry ZERBY and Nancy Hannah BRANDOM, on 18 Jun 1917 in Enid, OK.1 Percy was born on 2 Feb 1885 in Carroliton, MO, died on 2 Apr 1963 in Oklahoma City, OK at age 78, and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK.

The child from this marriage was:

          i.  Maxyne C. ZERBY was born on 11 Jun 1919 in Supply, OK, died on 30 Sep 2007 in Stillwater, OK at age 88, and was buried on 6 Oct 2007 in Memorial Park, Oklahoma City, OK.

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