J. Allie Mead

Born: May 13, 1874, Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Died: May 12, 1934, Hess, Oklahoma
Married: Winnie Wooley

Allie was known to have been a music teacher, working as a “circuit rider” from school to school or church to church. He taught “shaped-note” reading. Later, he took a steamer ship to Europe before returning and marrying Winnie Wooley. He opened a movie theater at some point.