Archived Queries from January thru June 1999
Surname list for Lonoke County Archived Queries
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THOMPSON: I have been looking on the internet, without luck, for my great-grandfather's genealogy. The info I have is from my grandmother's (Sarah Jane Thompson) birth certificate. The info follows: Sarah Jane Thompson, White female, born May 23, 1905 in Austin, Lonoke county, Arkansas. Her father was James W. Thompson (my great-grandfather) birthplace AR. Her Mother was Ada Brown (my great-grandmother) birthplace AR. For starters I have been focusing on the Thompson's. I know the ancient history of the name it is Scottish and from the ancient Gaelic name MacTamhais, which means "Son of Thomas". Both the name MacTavish and Thompson and all their variations stem from MacTamhais and all mean the same "Son of Thomas". I am wondering who James W. Thompson's parents were so I could get a start on researching my heritage. This is all the info I have. I am sorry. Fairfaw me freens an muckle. Thanks. Doug Lee Swicegood. 138 Lombardi Lane, Russellville, Ar. 72802-1742. Jan. 5, 1999.
WAYMACK: Looking for anyone researching WAYMACK family of Lonoke CO. Dennis W. Williams. 326 Rockmart Rd., Villa Rica, Ga. 30180. Jan. 7, 1999.
HOLMES AND WHITFIELD: Would like information on JOHN DOUGLAS HOLMES born about 1862. He married MARTHA WHITFIELD on Jan.9,1895 in Esua ( Perry County) Bill Davis. P O Box 1177, Shepherd, Texas 77371. Jan. 9, 1999.
HOLT, WITHERSPOON: I am looking for any relatives of the late Maude Witherspoon Holt. She was a teacher in the rural Lonoke area in the early 1900's and was married briefly to Tom Holt, also of Lonoke. Pam Howard. Rt. 5, Box 671-5, Malvern, AR. 72104. Jan. 14, 1999.
COMER, HEARD, BOYD: John Bulter Comer b. 6 Mar 1882 d.11 Oct 1953 lived in Keo, Ar. over 40 yrs. Does anyone know of his brother? Or where he was born? Also looking for info on Benjamin Franklin Heard and Elizabeth L. Boyd parents of Drucie Heard (John's wife.) Have no info before they lived around Keo, AR. B. J. Mikita. 8 Teakwood Dr., North Little Rock, AR. 72120-1649. Jan. 14, 1999.
BIRD, DOOLEY: Seeking information on William H. Dooley and his wife Anna J. ????, who lived in Lonoke township in 1900 and 1910. They had four children living with them in 1910. Any information on then prior to 1900 appreciated. Sandy Karhu. 2352 S. Yukon Way, Lakewood CO., 80227. Jan. 14, 1999.
BONNEY, KRYDER: I am researching the BONNEY'S of New York state and Indiana and have traced Alfred BONNEY and his wife Kate to Lonoke through a letter dated Mar. 30th, 1939. Alfred would be a brother to my gggrandmother Martha BONNEY Kryder. I believe their father to be a Horace BONNEY and mother Rebecca Christenson BONNEY. My gggrandmother and their family lived in the St. Joseph county (South Bend & Mishawaka ) area, and that is where she died. Any help with the BONNEY line would be greatly appreciated, and I will be happy to share my information. Penny Bucks. 2830 Pleasant Plain Av. Elkhart, Indiana, 46517. Jan. 17, 1999.
COMER, HEARD: Looking for marriage record of John Bulter Comer and Drucie Octavia Heard. 1902 or 1903. Brides parents Benjamin Franklin Heard and Elizabeth L. Boyd. Beverly Mikita. 8 Teakwood Dr. North Little Rock, AR. 72120. Jan. 23, 1999.
BURKE: Seeking descendants of Charlie and Walter A. Burke moved to Lonoke Co. after 1910. Be lived their Father John W. BURKE died there about 1919. Any help appreciated. Thanks. Richard Burke. 202 Frankie Lane So. Fulton, Tn. 38257. Jan. 29, 1999.
BENNETT: I'm looking for information on Robert Bennett who was sheriff in Carlisle. According to family stories, he was shot and killed in 1938 by a man he had arrested. I am told his killer received the electric chair for his crime, so there should be some old newspaper accounts of this. Any info would be helpful. Brian Smith. 2120 S. August Drive, Stillwater, OK. 74074. Jan. 31, 1999.
TURNER, ATCHLEY, McCREIGHT: Researching William Israel TURNER, b TN 2/17/1858 in Shelby Co, TN. Family moved to Lonoke Co. AR. before 1870 where he died, 11/17/1930. Married Mary Tobitha ATCHLEY 12/18/1887. Her family moved from TN. about the same time as the TURNER. Had children William, Jesse, Roy, Deenie, Horace & Forrest (twins), Eulalia, and George(Bus) TURNER. Daughter Deenie married Roy McCREIGHT 11/4/1923. Would love to hear from or about any of this family. Beverly Schlinger. 2859 W. San Juan Terrace, Tucson, AZ. 85713. Feb. 1, 1999.
BARNETT, ANDERSON, WELLS: NEED INFO ON VICTORIA BARNETT, ANDERSON, MADIN NAME WELLS, DAUGHTER OF CATHERNE WELLS FROM MISSOURI, FIRST MARRIAGE ISAAC BARNETT, 2ND TO ANDERSON, LIVED IN LONOKE CO WHITE CO PARAIE CO. FROM AROUND 1920 UNTIL HER DEATH? ANY INFO WOULD HELP. SANDRA BARNETT. 27 WEST PLAZA, CABOT, ARKANSAS. Feb. 3, 1999.
BAILEY, BAKER: I am searching for information on Louisa E. Baily (or actually Bailey) listed in 1880 Census as living in Eagle, Lonoke County, Arkansas. She was 32 years old at the time and is listed as having been born in Mississippi. Children listed are Roxean (age 10), Mary J. (age 8), William H. (age 6), Silas A. (age 4), Ernest L. (age 2) and Samie L. (age 2/12). All children were born in Arkansas with the exception of Ernest, who is listed as having been born in Texas. I have reason to believe Silas A. Bailey was my great-grandfather. He is supposed to have had a half-brother Joe Baker, which leads me to suspect Louisa married a Baker after her first husband died, apparently about late 1879 or 1880. Silas is supposed to have been born in White County rather than Lonoke County according to his death certificate, so Louisa may have only recently moved to Lonoke. I would appreciate any information about her, her husbands, and her children. Many thanks for any assistance anyone may be able to provide. John Hepner. P.O. Box 507, Denton, TX. 76202-0507. Feb. 7, 1999.
TERRY: James Terry, 1900, Lonoke, AR. Looking for when he arrive in Arkansan, and where in South Carolina he came from. Wife name Caroline. Woodie Robinson. 304 Pigeon Pass Rd., Elizabethtown, Ky. 42701. Feb. 12, 1999.
HALL, COOPER, MACHEN, PILLING: My son's grandparents and relatives on his fathers side all lived and passed away in Arkansas and Tennessee, I don't know where all they originated but found one person who gave me a little bit of info. I know that Donald William Hall Sr. and Jr. lived in Harrisburg. They are also buried there. Donald William Hall Sr.'s father's name I believe was John Hall. The Pilling family is also related. If you have any info PLEASE email me. We have family in California who would love to meet you. My son's grandparents Donald William Hall Jr. and his wife Virginia Maire Hall died when my son's father Joseph Donald Hall was just 7 yrs old, so we have no info on his family history. ANY OTHER BRANCHES RELATED. Thanks. Kelly Hineson. 7701 Reseda Blvd. #39, Reseda, CA. 91335. Feb. 14, 1999.
HAMPTON: Looking for any information on Tom and Lydia Hampton, parents of Robert James Hampton, who was born July 28, 1909, died January 14, 1977 in England, AR. Charles Triplett. 3007 Taft, Pine Bluff, AR. 71603. Feb. 16, 1999.
RYBURN, PICKARD, WILLIAMS, COLLINS: John Henry RYBURN, aka H.R. Ryburn m. E.D. PICKARD, age 18, on 5 July 1874. A second m. was to L.C. WILLIAMS, (the name Liddie Coker was handed down but marriage license reads otherwise) on 16 Nov 1876. A third m. was to Belle COLLINS, age 17, on 13 Jul 1878. All three marriages were in Lonoke Co., AR. How did the first two marriages end? A son, John Washington RYBURN, was b. of the 2nd marriage and raised by his father and the step-mother Any information, i.e., parents and where they lived prior to Lonoke County being formed, will be appreciated. Kathleen Mangum. 11109 Parkside Dr. Shreveport, LA. 71115-3808. Feb. 23, 1999.
THOMPSON: Seeking information on Christopher Thompson. He was born in Ireland about 1819. Came to America in about 1821. Lived in Ohio, was living in Lonoke Co. AR about 1895. Died on July 19, 1900. Was buried in the Carlisle Cemetery. Daughters Emma MORRIS, Phebe Jane NADOO, and Margaret FULLER, lived in Carlisle, AR. Was there a obituary for him? Evelyn Tharp. 2400 Hermosa Street, Pinole, CA. 94564. Feb. 27, 1999.
CARTER: I am looking for information on my grandfather CARTER, Bill could be William or Willie. His daughter, my mother, Willie Louise Carter was born in 1922 maybe in Indian Bayou township of Lonoke. The Ark. vital records people in R. L. can not find a birth record on her. Her mothers name is Mattie Edington daughter of Henry and Susan Edington(1910 census page 24A). Bill may have died in 1922. Thanks for any help. Johnny Dill. 409 Wildflower Run Bristow, OK. 74010. Mar 3, 1999.
REED: Seeking information on W. B REED b. 1820 m Francis b abt. 1832. Children were William, Cicera M, Nancy and James. Cicera M. became M.C. REED m Malissa and had children Bertha E, George W., Mary and possibly Mattie. This family was in the Lonoke County area from 1820's until at least 1905. Any info would be helpful. Nancy Reed. 3301 East Tamiami Trail, Naples, Fl. 34102. Mar. 3, 1999.
COLCLASURE, ORENDER: Looking for information on JOHN ORENDER 1836 - 1900, died in Lonoke Co., AR. and wife MARGARET ADELINE COLCLASURE 1856-1894. Believe they had 10 children together. Thank you. Tricia Colcleasure Carothers. Mar. 8, 1999.
SAYLES, HUTSON: I am looking for any information on my g grandfather Henry Sayles who died on February 11, 1870 at a location near Hickory Plains, Arkansas. In an affidavit signed by L. W. Hutson, a neighbor of 71 years of age at the time, Mr. Hutson states that he had known Henry Sayles for three years and he was present at his death. Mr. Hutson listed his residence as Carlisle, Arkansas and he stated that Henry Sayles was buried on the Hutson land. This land is recorded as Lonoke County, Section 15, Twp. 3N, Range 7W, 80 acres. If anyone has any information as to the location of this property or on either Henry Sayles and his wife Lucy Ann Sayles (Lewis) or on Lewis W. Hutson I would appreciate having same. I am going to visit Arkansas in early April, 1999, and I would like to be able to locate where he is buried. May I thank you in advance for any help you might give to my request, Sincerely, Otto G. Sayles. 8104 E. 133rd Terrace, Grandview, Missouri 63030. Mar. 10, 1999.
PICHELOUP, WHEELER, FRAZIER, JOHNSON: BIRTHS OF PICHELOUPS IN DEWITT, DES ARC, DUVALLS BLUFF DEATHS AND BURIALS IN THE SAME AREAS. JOHN PAUL PICHELOUP WAS THE JAILER AT ARKANSAS POST DURING THE CIVIL WAR ERA. HE WAS FROM FRANCE. WHO KILLED WALTER EUGENE PICHELOUP IN STUTTGART ON SEPT. 1932?????? Ruth Donham. P O Box 2489, Onalaska, Tx, 77360. Mar. 12, 1999.
BRADFORD: Does anyone have info re John Hamilton Bradford buried in Hicks Cemetery, Lonoke, AR? He may be related to my great uncle Harvey Bradford, long time resident of Lonoke and born in late 1880s. Polly Piskos. 71 Resplandor Way, Hot Springs Village, AR. 71909. Mar. 12, 1999.
ALTER, STONE, SLAUGHTER, COBURN: Melisa A Stone married DR William Alter. They Had Four Children; Gertrude Alter Slaughter; Howard; Blanche Alter Harris; Albert Alter; May Alter White; Dean Alter Guy. Mellisa and William Are buried in Mulberry Cemetery in England, AR. Would Like Information on any and all. Also where I might fine obit's. Mellisa died on April 7, 1997. Gertrude lived in Humnoke, Blanche lived in Little Rock, Albert in Odonnel, Texas, May in England, and Dean lived in Lubbock, Texas. Ernestine Kopp. 4 Hardin Lane, Conway, AR. 72032. Mar. 14, 1999.
HOLLIS: Looking for family genealogy information concerning John Eugene Hollis - born in Lonoke, Arkansas March 25, l905. Son of John and Annie Hollis - farmers in the Lonoke area. Brothers of John Eugene were a Willie Hollis - age 21, at the time of the l920, census - a Fred Hollis - age 11, in l920, and a Margaret Hollis -age 6, at the l920, census. Roger Hollis. Mar. 17, 1999.
VAN DUYN: John Henry Van Duyne died 1908 --8 July buried in Carlise, AR ??? Ella Belle Van Duyn died in CARLISE, AR in 1895. Do you have records of either event? John Henry Van Duyn would have been buried there on 10-12 July 1908. Lindsay Baker. 291 Needles Trail, Longwood, FL. 32779-4633. Mar. 20, 1999.
HAMMETT: Any info on Alford Hammett to get me started....I am a beginner. Thanks. Mary Scott. 110 Cortez St., Hot Springs AR. 71913. Mar. 24, 1999.
GIBSON, EVANS: Please send any info on Elmer Troy Gibson of Carlisle. D.O.B. Mar 11 1909 Died Nov 1986, Married to Ada Mae Evans. Would like info on birth, marriage and divorce records as well as any info on other relatives. I am his Granddaughter. My father is J.C. Gibson 3-26-37. Staci Gibson. 4528 Strickland Blvd., Flowery Branch, Ga. 30542. Mar. 26, 1999.
SHORT, BENSON: My ggrandmother Lizzy Benson married Jess Short in Lonoke County May 1,1909. I was wanting to know how I could get a copy of the marriage license. Thank you. Blake Blankenship. 1901 Delancey Dr., Norman, OK. 73071. Mar. 29, 1999.
ROSE, HERRING: GENE AND STELLA ROSE, 1950'S-1960'S, BRUMMITT, AR., ALMYRA, AR., and STUTTGART, AR. Tammy Lynn Rose. 504 S. Henderson, Stuttgart, AR. 72160. Mar. 29, 1999.
KING, WATSON: I am seeking information on James Henry Munroe King b 15 Nov 1867 and his wife, William JoElla Watson b. 15 May 1867. They are my great grandparents and moved in the mid to late 1890's to NE Texas. My grandmother, Lucy Jett King and her older brother John Kellum King were born in Lonoke County, Ark. Any information on either James Henry Munroe King and Wm. JoElla Watson would be appreciated. I do have that he was the son of James Munroe King and Eleanor Jett but nothing on JoElla's parents or siblings. Thank you. Billie Self. 740 SW 42nd St. Paris, TX. 75460. Mar. 29, 1999.
WILSON, GULLEY: I would like any information on C. W. "Will" Wilson who married (1) Maude Reynolds (2) Belie Alderman. He lived in the Carlisle area. I would like to hear from any if his descendants. William Wilson. 1604 Bellavista Rd. Cleveland, MS. 38732. April 3, 1999.
RACKLEY: Searching for information on EDWARD RACKLEY and GRACE LEE (PRUIT) RACKLEY. Audrey Smith. 7107 hwy. 90 w Pocahontas, AR. 72455. April 8, 1999.
SPECK, THOMPSON, (THOMAS?), HURT, BAXTER: Searching for connections to the following: William Thomas Speck, died 1903, Ward, Lonoke Co., AR. married Viola Jane Hurt, date & place unknown. Clementine Wilson Speck, married W.W. Thompson (possibly Thomas) date and location unknown. She is thought to have died in White County, AR., probably in Beebe, AR. Margaret Emeline Speck, married to ? Baxter about 1889. Not much to go on, but that's all I know at this time. Please e-mail me directly if you might have any additional information. Cheryl Keevy. 11821-74th Ave. E., Puyallup, WA. 98373-4631. April 10, 1999.
COBURN, FUREIGH, HALEY, MASON, JOURNEY, CHRIZZEL, POTEET: Elisha Beth POTEET M James Coburn 9-22-1914. This was James third marriage. Elisha Beth m John MASON 1-20-1883. He died 9-27-1891. She m F. M. Journey 5-22-1892 d 10-2-1902. She m Milton Chrizzel (sp?) 9-12-1904 d 12-17-1912. James second wife was Julia Fureigh m 12-1879. First wife Martha Mayes m 1869 AL d 1879. Judy Steingrueb. 123 Jason Place, North Wales, Pa. 19454-1712. April 15, 1999.
BRADFORD: I need information about the family of Elva Bradford who married Harvey Bradford. Yes, her maiden name was Bradford, also. Both Harvey and Elva had brothers named Luther Bradford. They lived in Lonoke. The only date I have is that Harvey died July 4, l918. Polly Piskos. 71 Resplandor Way, Hot Springs Village, AR. 71909. April 15, 1999.
CARTER: I am looking for any info on my grandfather Will Carter (1888-1923) in Lonoke County, Arkansas who married Mattie Eddington Potter, 5 May 1922. He is the father of Willie Louise Carter (1922-1972) my mother. He may be the same Will Carter in the 1920 census of Walls township, Lonoke County, AR. married to Mandy, father of Frank age 10 and Ray, age 3. Appreciate any information. Johnny Dill. 409 Wildflower Run, Bristow, Ok. 74010. April 18, 1999.
COWAN, LEGRANDE: I'M SEARCHING FOR ANCESTORS ON MY GRANDMOTHER'S SIDE OF THE FAMILY. MY UNDERSTANDING IS THAT HER FAMILY IS FROM LONOKE, AR. MY DECEASED GRANDMOTHER'S GRANDPARENTS ARE THOMAS AND BETTY COWAN. GRANDMOTHER'S PARENTS ARE ANNIE (LEGRANDE)COWAN BORN, 4/13/1882, AND WILLIAM HENRY COWAN BORN, 11/30/1872. ALL WERE BORN IN LONOKE, AR. GRANDMOTHER WAS BORN IN MARCH, 1903. SOMEWHERE ALONG THE WAY GRANDMOTHER'S FAMILY MOVED TO INDIAN TERRITORY (OKLAHOMA). THEY SETTLED IN A TOWN CALLED WYBARK, OK. GRANDMOTHER AND HER PARENTS ARE BURIED AT MARSHAL'S CEMETERY IN WYBARK, OK. MY GRANDMOTHER'S UNCLE'S DAVID AND JACOB LEGRANDE ARE ALSO BURIED IN WYBARK, OK. WYBARK IS NOW A PART OF MUSKOGEE, OK. SOME PEOPLE STILL CONSIDER WYBARK TO BE A SEPARATE TOWN. MY RESEARCH SHOWS THAT WYBARK WAS SETTLED BY NATIVE AMERICANS AND FREEDMAN. SO MY GREAT GREAT GRANDPARENTS MAY HAVE BEEN NATIVE AMERICAN, OF MIXED RACE, FREEMAN OR ADOPTED INTO AN INDIAN TRIBE. THEY ALSO COULD HAVE BEEN THE SLAVES OF INDIANS OR WHITES, THUS, IF YOU KNOW OF ANY FAMILY WITH THE SURNAME COWAN OR LEGRANDE I MIGHT BE ABLE TO TRACE MY FAMILY TO THEIR SLAVE OWNERS OR FREEDMAN ANCESTORS. PLEASE SHARE ANY INFORMATION THAT YOU THINK MAY BE HELPFUL. ALSO, IF YOU KNOW THE NAME OF ANY MINORITY CHURCHES CEMETERIES FROM THE ,1800'S, FORWARD IN THE LONOKE AREA, PLEASE LET ME KNOW. IT'S MY UNDERSTANDING THAT MY GREAT GREAT GRANDPARENTS LIVED AND DIED IN LONOKE. RESPECTFULLY REQUESTED. Reba Gail Williams. 802 Cavalier Drive, Arlington, TX. 76017. April 18, 1999.
LASTER LASSITER: When did Henry Lassiter or Laster arrive in Lonoke County? (he was b. 1855 S.C. & d. 1930 Lonoke Co) Probably around 1899? Came with a group of other African Americans from South Carolina. Does anyone know anything about this group, when and why they came? Deann Laster. 4155 Parkglen Ct. NW, Washington, DC 20007. April 21, 1999.
PHILLIPS, EAGLE: I am looking for my real grandfather. Chest Phillips married Nell. Chester and Nell Eagle my dad in June 1921 (Paul Eagle Phillips) and Miles Phillips. There was a fire in either Dec. 1921 or Jan. 1921 in Lonoke, AR that killed my grandmother. My father was told that "both" his parents burned, as he was adopted by my real grandmother's sister (adopted both boys, now named Falls). That was the story until my adopted grandmother died. We cleaned out her house and found an article that said he survived. I would love to find out anything, ESPECIALLY the news articles about the fire. April 21, 1999.
DEMPSEY, STAGGS, HELUM, TURNER, MCNEW: My ggg-grandfather, William Elijah Dempsey, came to Lonoke, AR, from Acworth, GA, after the Civil War. William Elijah Dempsey married three times: 1) Staggs - had 3 children: Annie, Glover and twin brother William Curtis; 2) Helum - two boys and two girls (one girl named Ethyl); 3) Olive Lue "Loona" Turner - daughter named Floy Cynthia. William Elijah was 80 years old when Floy Cynthia was born. William Curtis Dempsey m. Mary Etta McNew, from Panola, AR, December 21, 1898, and lived in Lonoke. Their children were Blanche Della, William Curtis II, and John Paul Dempsey. William Curtis Dempsey II is my grandfather. I am needing any information on any of these people or any other relations. I am willing to share the information I do have. Mary Beth Dempsey. 936 Trammell Dr., Baton Rouge, LA. 70815-6947. April 26, 1999.
TUNIS, KERSEY: Searching for relatives of Joseph Tunis, who married Sarah E. Kersey -- both were born in Muskingum County, Ohio; married in McDonough County, Illinois in 1864; Joseph died 21 May 1902, and is buried at Carlisle Cemetery, Lonoke County, but no info is known about Sarah -- is she buried with him? Also am looking for a genealogist to do work in Lonoke County. Can anyone direct me to someone? Many thanks. Allyson Monroe Tilton. 148 Belglen Lane, Los Gatos, CA. 95032. April 28, 1999.
COOK, BLAND, REDDEN: I am searching for information on the Butlerville Cemetery in Lonoke Co. I'm especially interested in finding out if a directory exists for this cemetery. I'm researching William Lee COOK (born c1850 in LA?). I believe he moved to Butlerville with 2 or 3 small children sometime around 1880. Two of these children were William Henry Cook and Annie L. Cook (married Thomas Bland). Any information is appreciated. Judy McCormick. 119 Chesapeake Ave., Tampa, FL. 33606-3657. April 29, 1999.
CALLAHAM: Looking for information on the family of James and Matilda Callaham. Their daughter, Julia Callaham married a John W. Hollis on November 21, l866. They lived in Ashley Co. Arkansas and owned their own farm. They had 7 children: Bradford, Norman, John, Zealier, Amazon, Clyde and Julia. Mr. Hollis fought on the confederate side of the war from l862 - 1865. Any information would be appreciated. John Roger Hollis. April 30, 1999.
BARGER: Can you help me with information about the descendants of Elijah M. BARGER, who moved to Lonoke Co., AR from Henderson Co., TN in 1880? Two of his sons were; John William BARGER & Elijah M. BARGER, Jr. Some descendants are buried at the Old Barger Cemetery in Lonoke Co., and others are at the 16th Section Cemetery. I would especially like to hear from any cousins who still live in Lonoke County. Susan Donahue. 411 East Roosevelt Road, Wheaton, IL. 60187-5564. May 14, 1999. "http://members.tripod.com/~suzid/index.html"
YOUNG: Gertrude YOUNG and spouse living in Kerr, Arkansas in 1919. She was b. in 1889 in Kansas. Lisa Harley. 2557 Evelyn Street, Montrose, CA. 91020. May 16, 1999.
FELTON, HARRISON, ROBERSON, SMITH: I am researching the Felton's of Lonoke County and related lines. They moved to Prairie County, later Lonoke by 1850 and have intermarried with a great many of the names found in Lonoke County. Many of the descendants still live in Lonoke County. Most of them are buried in Concord Cemetery, Mt. Carmel Cemetery or Whitley Cemetery. I do research on siblings so would love to exchange information on any related lines. The original family was Grief/Green Felton who moved from Georgia to Arkansas Thanks. Sue Matheny. P. O. Box 1152, Fulton, KY. 42041. May 18, 1999.
BRIDGES, BRYANT: Would like information on any BRIDGES or BRYANTS in Lonoke Co. from l840-present. I believe some of the BRIDGES are buried at Butlerville Cemetery. Some may have been doctors. Bryants would have been from TN. I have info. on BRIDGES back to 1750 in SC. Mildred Brady Venitucci. May 18, 1999.
GENTRY: I need to buy the census for Lonoke county AR., years, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930. I am searching for ALLEN LEANDER GENTRY who moved to Lonoke county in 1887,and died there in 1938,his father was DAVID GENTRY. Any help appreciated. Thank you. Marie Hobbs. 25,HONEYSUCKLE RD, WOODLAND PARK, CO. 80863. May 18, 1999.
WHITFIELD: John Whitfield d 1881 Martha Whitfield 1889 SON PIERCE WHITFIELD M . TO UNITY CHILDREN: CLARA MAY AND W. C. WHITFIELD THIS FAMILY CAME FROM AL. ABOUT 1873, BOUGHT LAND IN LONOKE CO. AND STILL LIVED THERE UNTIL 1930. I AM LOOKING FOR THE CEMETERIES , MARRIAGES AND DESCENDANTS ANY INFORMATION ANYONE HAS ABOUT THIS FAMILY. THANK YOU. JUDY VANZANT. 505 BURBANK ST. MUSKOGEE OK. 74403. May 26, 1999.
HUBAN, GRAHAM: Searching for information on the Huban family. My ggrandfather was John Joseph Huban. I have been told he was married several times. LDS IGI records show J.J. Huban married Minnie Graham 3-26-1882 in Lonoke, AR. The other wife may be Magetta Golden, who is said to be Cherokee Indian (no proof) Children were Minnie, Bertha, & Patrick with one spouse. Minnie married approx 5x. Hewitt, Wolf, Matherly, ?, ?. (not in order) Bertha b.7-23-1890, d.5-1979 Patrick d. 1970, m. Barbara ? With Magetta Golden ? he had 2 children, only 1 survived. Johnnie Monroe b.2-12-1905, d.12-27-1943, Johnnie married 2x. Mary Lincoln, Catherine (Kitty) Williams m. Mary Marie Lincoln 1 son: Johnnie Walter Patrick b.10-21-1925, m. Catherine (Kitty) Williams b.3-23-1908, Ireland 2 daughters: Joanne Marie b.8-30-1941, Kathleen Carol b.11-27-1942, Do you know of any Hubans? I am at a brick wall? Please Help!!!!!!!!!!!Thanks! Linda Moore Sellers. 1990 Penny Royal Lane, Wentzville, MO 63385. June 2, 1999.
GLOVER: Albert Glover, b: 1883 in Lonoke was my Grandfather. His father was S. S. Glover, b: 1860 in Lonoke. S. S. was married to Charity Louisa Eagle Winfrey. S. S. father was Samuel Glover, b: 1828 in North Carolina. As best as I can figure, Samuel's wife was named Sarah. I am trying to locate any additional information regarding Samuel Glover. Robert Riley. 11417 W. Emerald Ln., Avondale, Az. 85323. June 3, 1999.
LEE, ORLTON, KERCHEVAL: Looking for information on John Newton Lee b. 11/1/1825, in Prairieton, Indiana and d. 8/8/1880, in Austin, Arkansas. He m. Margaret Jane Orlton, 11/1848, and after she died he m. Elizabeth Jane (Kester) Kercheval. Kenneth Reed. 400 Fairway Oaks Dr., Sedona, AZ. 86351. June 5, 1999.
GLOVER: I am seeking information on Mr. Carroll Glover, who was a resident of Lonoke in the 1940's. He was married to my great grandfather's sister (a Freeman). Any information would be greatly appreciated. Dax Freeman. 1222 Brazos #109, Graham, Texas 76450. June 8, 1999.
BALL: Looking for anyone researching the Ball family. Names I am researching: Julius Webster Ball (Lonoke and Jackson Counties) Gus or (Gustave) Ball. Ellen Crain. P.O. Box 271, Grubbs, AR. 72431. June 12, 1999.
MEYERS: Researching John or Rutha Meyers of Lonoke County later of Jackson County, Arkansas. Ellen Crain. P.O. Box 271, Grubbs, AR. 72431. June 12, 1999.
WELCH: Searching for info on George WELCH. I understand that he is listed in the Lonoke County 1900 and 1910 census as living in Prairie Township. Wife - 1)Elizabeth HENDERSON. Children - Warren, John Walter, Lula, Leona, Virgil. Wife - 2)Martha HOLLOWAY. Her children are Luther HOLLOWAY, Joe Ed, and Fred. George, his brother John, and Martha are all listed as being born in Alabama, and I'm trying to find out where. Sami Sue Welch. 2201 Granite Circle, Van Buren, AR. 72956. June 19, 1999.
ALBERSON: Searching for Information on Alberson and Langford Families, Lonoke County Arkansas. James E. Alberson. 58 Oak Forest Loop, Maumelle, Arkansas 72113. June 22, 1999.
BAILEY, EATON, SALISBURY: Looking for information on Daniel Louis BAILEY & wife Selina Chloe EATON who moved to Lonoke County, Arkansas about 1872 with her family. Daniel died in Lonoke 1921 & Selina died there in 1930. Her father Levi EATON and his wife Adeline Dewy SALISBURY died there also. Levi about 1877 & Adeline after 1880. Children of Daniel & Selina were Clara Jane, Demaris Mae, Adeline, Louis Arthur, Levi, Mary J., Richard, Sam, George, and Joshua W. BAILEY. Children of Levi & Adeline were Polly, Lucy, Sally A. Welcome L, Elizabeth, Selina Chloe, Joshua W., and Adeline EATON. Wanting to correspond with others working this line. Dianne Conaway Blankenstein. 3732 Cork Place, Fort Worth, Texas 76116. June 23, 1999. http://pages.prodigy.net/blankenstein
TENNISON, BARNHART: Looking for information on the marriage of Cora Bell Tennison and John Barhart, Lonoke, Arkansas, 1891. P R Day. June 23, 1999.
DOZIER, BAILEY: Looking for information on the DOZIER family of Lonoke County, Arkansas. Marcus Hogg DOZIER married Adeline BAILEY in 1886 in Lonoke County, Arkansas. Their children were - Allie Eugenia, Daniel Louis, Jennie Clyde, Josephine Mae, Richard Mark, and Lillie Maude DOZIER. Hogg deserted his family in May of 1901. His wife later heard that he was killed in California in 1820's or early 1830's in a tornado. Wanting to hear from others working this line. Dianne Conaway Blankenstein. 3732 Cork Place, Fort Worth, Texas 76116. June 24, 1999.
CROCKETT: I AM SEARCHING FOR HIM BECAUSE HE IS THE FATHER OF MY CHILD, CEDRIC CROCKETT, 501-676-7364, BEFORE LEAVE FOR BELGIUM. Michelle Callaway. 18 Channie Dr., Monroe, La. 71202. June 24, 1999.
PAULSON: Looking for any information regarding Swan Paulson who died in Carlisle Jan. 18, 1899. He and his wife, Betty, and three children, Amel, Esther and Bertha all moved from Nebraska to Arkansas for Swan's health. He was buried there, I believe the family stories are that it was an unmarked grave. Betty returned to Franklin Co., Ne with her three children. Penny Group. June 25, 1999.
HALL, SWAIN, JORDAN: Looking for information on my grandmothers parents. Their names were Alec and Mary Lou Hall. My grandma, Julia Helen was born May 18, 1917 in Lonoke, AR. Therefore, I assume that they once lived there. If anyone knows any information and would like to share, please do. Thanks! Robert Short. 12578 Hwy 51, Malvern, AR. June 27, 1999.
HOWELL: Searching for info on Benjamin HOWELL, who died around l963, l983, l969. He lived at Ward at the time. I think this may have been my great uncle. Anyone with information about Benjamin (Ben) HOWELL, please contact me. Doris Houston. 1423 N Chestnut, Colorado Springs, Co. 80907. June 30, 1999.