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George and Susana Gomez
1928 George R. Gomez with Ben N Rosales and 16 Year old Son Joe C Gomez (driver)drove to Anadarko,Oklahoma.
1928 George R. Gomez with Ben N Rosales and 16 Year old Son Joe C Gomez (driver)drove to Anadarko,Oklahoma.
February 28, 2016

1928 Gomez Arrival in Anadarko, Oklahoma

George and Susana Gomez and Family 1934 taken at the Bert McVey Farm.
George and Susana Gomez and Family 1934 taken at the Bert McVey Farm.

In 1928 George Gomez could not find adequate work to support his wife and nine children in the Sweetwater/Palava area of Texas.  He had a cousin and some friends already living around the Anadarko basin. George, his 16 year old son, Joe, and his brother-in-law, Ben Rosales, drove from Sweetwater to Anadarko to find farm work.  His wife, Susana, and children stayed behind until work was found.  Upon his arrival he immediately found work on the John "Bert" and Margerite McVey farm.  The farm..

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