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Serilda Eveline Stanley was born March 20, 1853 in Princeton, Missouri and died July 10, 1932 in Sharon, Oklahoma. Her Parents were Duncan R. Stanley b. 1841 in Livingston Co. Missouri and Elizabeth Frances Wilkison.

She married May 2, 1869 to Enslow Monroe Gose in Linneus, Linn County Missouri.

Enslow Monroe Gose was born April 1, 1848 in Brookfield, Linn County, Missouri. His parents were Christopher II. Gose and Mary H. Bowling. Christopher died when Enslow was 5 years old and Mary died when he was 7. Enslow and four brothers were taken in to the nearby home of Uncle William Gose, a wagon maker in Linn and later in Sullivan County, Missouri and wife Martha Knifong. His Aunt Martha, mistreated him so when he was 16 about 1864 he ran away hitching a ride with a wagon train going west. Uncle William and Aunt Martha went on to Walla Walla, Washington.

Enslow worked as a herdsman on the Santa Fe trail during it's last days before the railroad. He returned to Missouri by the 1890's, moved to Oklahoma and then on to New Mexico, first to Clayton County, near Sedan, N.M. and finally to Roy, Union County, New Mexico where he died September 19, 1918.

Children of Enslow and Serilda were;

Mary Alice Gose b. June 6, 1871 in Linn County, Missouri, d. Dec. 10, 1961 in Des Moines, Iowa, m. August 31, 1890 in Grundy County, Missouri to William Sherman Nichols.

Andrew Jackson Gose b. June 7, 1873 in Linn County, Missouri, d. 1957 in Oklahoma m. before 1899 to Cora Lee Hampton.

Charles Covington Gose b. June 1, 1876 in Linn County, Missouri, d. August 18, 1954 in Sharon, Oklahoma, m. June 8, 1898 in Bedford, Missouri to Myrtle Belle Pearman.

Cora Francis Gose b. July 26, 1881 in Linn County, Missouri, d. Dec. 30, 1935 in Laramie, Wyoming, m. twice, Irving Sheets, John A. Cook.

Walter Roy Gose b. April 25, 1883 in Linn County, Missouri, d. Feb. 18, 1957 near Chester, Oklahoma, m. August 22, 1907 Hereford, Deaf Smith, Texas to Dee Whittaker.

Chester Arthur Gose b. August 25, 1885 in Brookfield, Missouri, d. Sept. 20, 1954 in Derry, New Mexico, m. twice Jenny? and Mary Belle Walkup.

Emma May Gose b. April 30, 1888 in Linn County, Missouri, d. April 27, 1926 in Enid, Oklahoma, m. about 1907 in Woodward, Oklahoma to Robert Raymond Holland.

Claude Lee Gose b. Feb. 13, 1891 in Linn County, Missouri, d. June 5, 1968 in Moreland Oklahoma, m. August 30, 1910 to Emma Lee Stinson.

Mabel Clare Gose b. May 10, 1894 in Alpha, Missouri, d. Oct. 21, 1963 in San Antonio, Texas, m. June 28, 1911 to Charles Ernest Long, 2 m. Foreman Reed Thompson.

The Parents of Elizabeth Frances Wilkison (Wilkerson) Stanley were James O. R. WILKERSON, b. VA. 1790, d. Mercer Co., MO. 1859; and Elizabeth ?.

Elizabeth Frances Wilkison (Wilkerson) Stanley had one brother John J. (b. VA. 1817, m. Janetta?)

Elizabeth and Duncan settled in Grundy Co., later moving to Mercer Co.

They had 10 children;

John J. Stanley (b. 1842, in Civil War, was Mercer Co. Sheriff, m. Sarah ?)

William Stanley

Elizabeth Stanley



Serelda Evelyn Stanley (m. Enslow GOSE, had 9 ch.)

Coleman Covington Stanley (m. Stacy Z. REDDING, had 14 ch.)

Louisa P. Stanley (m. John GOSE)

Virginia Frances Stanley (m. George P. "Tude" LARIMORE, Mill Grove postmaster and merchant)

Lewis W. Stanley (m. Maggie TOLER 31 Jul 1890).

Other WILKERSON ch. were Joseph, Robert A.M., Andrew J. (the mother lived with him in 1860.) Some lived around Spickard.

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