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George and Susana Gomez
In 1928 George R. Gomez, 16 year old son Joe C. Gomez (driver) and Ben N. Rosales (husband of George's sister, Savina)
In 1928 George R. Gomez, 16 year old son Joe C. Gomez (driver) and Ben N. Rosales (husband of George's sister, Savina) drove to Anadarko, OK from the Sweetwater, TX area for better employment options.
February 28, 2016

1928 Gomez Arrival in Anadarko, Oklahoma

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

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 George's arrival in Anadarko, he immediately found work on the John "Bert" and Margerite McV...

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