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CALDWELL CEMETERY

Garland County, Arkansas

Caldwell Cemetery in Garland County, Arkansas

GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 34.73690, Longitude: -93.29190

This cemetery is located in northern Garland County, Arkansas.

First directions from Hot Springs: take Highway 7 north. Go past Iron Forks camping area and take the first road to the left Government road #11. Stay on the main road for 13 miles. Turn left and go mile. Turn left to go to cemetery.

Second directions from Hot Springs: take Highway 7 north for approximately 10 miles. Turn left on Highway 298. Go approximately 18 miles. Turn left on Mount Tabor Road. Go approximately 8-10 miles, cross a little creek, and then take the first road to the right to the cemetery. (This way is very rough and ungraded.)

The first person buried in this cemetery was Monroe Caldwell in 1864 (as noted on stone). He was the son of Sharod and Rachel Caldwell. This cemetery is located on the homestead of Sharod Caldwell.

This cemetery was transcribed on January 21, 2008, by Teresa Smith, Bernice Hampton, and Glen Caldwell. If interested in copies of headstones contact Teresa Smith. The photographs are the property of Teresa Smith and cannot be published in any medium without her permission.

The Melting Pot Genealogical Society has archived most of The Sentinel-Record obituaries for 1998, 1999, 2005-May 10, 2012, as well as some from other years. You may check our obituary section to see if they are listed. If not, please check back as we may be adding more.


This list was started at the gate on the west side going east to the back. All information was gathered from stone markers (rock and slate). Notes added are in parenthesis.

Plummer Infant – small marker

Plummer Infant – small marker

Unknown infant – marked with stone

Thomas, Vina E.
1892-1907
Daughter of Sheridan

Unknown infant – marked with stone

Morgan, John
Mar. 2, 1823-Apr. 15, 1899

Morgan, Emma S
Aug. 10, 1882-Aug. 8, 1900
(Daughter of John Morgan)

Unknown Baby – marked with stones

Caldwell, Lucendia
Nov. 18-Dec 5, 1893
(Part of stone broken)

Caldwell, Nancy Elizebeth
Age 6 mos.

Caldwell, ?? Infant (stone is broken)

Caldwell, Ros? (Stone is broken)
Age 3 years

Morgan, Nancy A. (2 stones)
May 23, 1877-1910
(Wife of Tom Morgan and Daughter of James and Nancy Noles Hurst)

Tedder, T. Joseph
Aug. 4, 1889-Mar 3, 1916

Tedder, Baby (no date)

Tedder, Baby (no date)

Tedder, Baby (no date)

Caldwell, Eulah Mildred
Oct 31, 1917-Oct 2, 1919

Caldwell, J. F.
May 8, 1873-Dec 17, 1899
(Son of Shelton and Elizebeth Irons Caldwell)

Caldwell, Shelton F.
Aged 4 years 7 months
(Son of Shelton and Elizebeth Irons Caldwell)

Caldwell, Shelton
Nov 29, 1843-July 29, 1883
(Son of Sharod and Rachel Caldwell)

Caldwell, Nely
Age 1 year
(Daughter of Shelton Caldwell)

Caldwell, Thomas
Age 1 year; twin
(Son of Shelton Caldwell)

Caldwell, Monroe
Age 3 years
(Son of Shelton Caldwell)

Caldwell, Jackson S.
Aged 5 years
(Son of Shelton Caldwell)

Unknown

Irons, Gracie (not dates)
(Believed to be child of Richard and Odella Tedder Irons)

Irons, Homer (not dates)
(Believed to be child of Richard and Odella Tedder Irons)

Irons, Stella (not dates)
(Believed to be child of Richard and Odella Tedder Irons)

Tedder, David Henry
May 22, 1876-1885
(Son of David and Mary Pullen Tedder)

Tedder, Mary Jane
May 13, 1843-1905
(Wife of David Tedder)

Nooner, Walter Decatur
Feb 13, 1898-Sept 12, 1899
(Son of Dennis and Harriet Tedder Nooner)

Nooner, Homer H. Medandrie
Nov 5 1900-Apr 10, 1901
(Son of Dennis and Harriet Tedder Nooner)

Nooner, Dennis Decatur
Nov 15, 1868-Nov 12 1914
(Son of Dennis and Harriet Tedder Nooner)

Nooner, Dewey D.
May 26, 1910-May 2, 1978
Sgt US Army World War II

Vaughn, W. F.
Mar 20, 1840-Mar 14, 1928
Cc D II and 17 Reg. Ark. Cav. C.S.A.
(Husband of Ellen Caldwell Vaughn)

Vaughn, Ellen
Dec 7, 1841-Dec 22, 1913
(Wife of W. F. Vaught and Daughter of Sharod Caldwell)

Unknown baby marked by rocks

Caldwell, Rachel
Sept. 30 1824-Apr 4, 1897
(Wife of Sharod Caldwell and Daughter of Horatio and Gilly James Fulton)

Caldwell, Sharod
July 17, 1820-May 21, 1884
(Husband of Rachel Fulton Caldwell)

Potter, Clerindia
Aged 4 years 10 months
(Daughter of William Potter and Talitha Caldwell Potter)

Caldwell, Monroe
Age 8 years 10 months
First one buried 1864

Caldwell, Levy
(Mar 19, 1881-Oct 9, 1882)
Age 1 year 7 months

Caldwell, J. L.
Jan 8 1859-July18, 1927
(Son of Sharod and Rachel Fulton Caldwell)

Caldwell, Cynthia J.
Nov. 16, 1859-May 16, 1938
(Wife of J. L. Caldwell and Daughter of Joseph and Lucinda Harbin Noles)

Unknown child

Unknown

Hurst, Maudy
July 10, 1884-Sept. 15, 1884
(Daughter of James and Nancy Noles Hurst)

Hurst, ? (stone broken)
Feb 26, 1882?-Sept. 10, 1884
(Child of James and Nancy Noles Hurst)

Nooner, Jodie Mae
Daughter of Joe and Ovie Nooner
Sept. 5, 1924-May 12, 1927

Nooner, William
Inf. Son of J. P. and Ovie Nooner
Aug. 12, 1916-Sept. 4, 1916

Nooner, Ovie Jo
Feb. 12, 1938-Feb. 18, 1938
(Daughter of Joe and Mary Nooner)

Noles, Samuel H.
May 9, 1872-June 28, 1955

Noles, Dora
Aug 31, 1870-Oct 11, 1917

Nooner, Mary Ovie
Feb 18, 1895-Nov 13, 1970
(Wife of Joe Nooner)

Nooner, Joseph P.
Apr 27, 1895-Dec 24, 1988
(Husband of Mary Ovie Nooner)

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Noles, J. M.
Sep 4, 1865-May 26, 1869

Harbin, Cynthia
Mar 2, 1805-May 10, 1899
(Wife of William Harbin)

Harbin, William C.
Mar 22, 1802-July 29, 1883
(Husband of Cynthia Harbin)

Noles, Susan M.
Mar 27, 1837-Apr 18, 1928

Noles, George Carroll (2 stones)
Corp Co. E Batt GA MTD Vols Mexican War
July 6, 1822-Oct 29, 1886

Noles, Marietta M.
Aug 21, 1873-Aug 26, 1876

Unknown

Noles, Lucinda
Aug 19, 1839-Sept 29, 1926
(Wife of Joseph Noles)

Noles, J. Y. (2 stones)
Noles, Joseph Y
Serg CO E 49 Ala Regt CSA
April 14, 1835-April 30, 1916    [one stone shows April 29; Arkansas Death Index shows April 29]
(Husband of Lucinda Noles)

Unknown

Unknown

Caldwell, Netta Jane
July 21, 1879-April 23, 1900 (stone broken)
(Daughter of James Leander and Cynthia Noles Caldwell)

McElrath, W. C.
Aug 30, 1882-Sept 11, 1883

McElrath, Eliza Matilda
Feb 13, 1835-July 4, 1900

McElrath, J. L.
Dec 27, 1859-Jun 21, 1927

McElrath, Cora (double headstone)
Mar 12, 1900-Mar 14, 1987
(Wife of Argust McElrath)

McElrath, Argust (double headstone) also Ind. stone
Aug 6, 1896-May 4, 1951
(Husband of Cora McElrath)

Watkins, Amos G.
Sept 22, 1903-May 17, 1916

Unknown marked by rocks

Cates, Mary F.
July 16, 1868-July 26, 1947
(Wife of William Cates)

Unknown marked by rocks

Unknown marked by rocks

Melton, George F.
Jan 18, 1879-Sept 8, 1968
(Son of Columbus and Cynthia Noles Melton)

Melton, Ida
Wife of G. F. Melton
July 30, 1881-May 27, 1918

Unknown marked by rocks

Q? W.P. Infant

Unknown marked by rocks

Pitts, William L. (double stone with Family of William L. Pitts)
1868-1903

Lawson, Jack (small marker at the foot of William and Frances)

Pitts, Frances Lawson (double stone with Family of William L. Pitts)
Mar 1860-June 4, 1934

Pitts, Starlin small marker (child of William Pitts)

Pitts, Spurlin small marker (child of William Pitts)

Keener, James H.
Oct 3, 1892-Nov 1, 1898
(Son of John R. and Mary Hammonds Keener)

Keener, John T.
Dec 4, 1894-Jan 14, 1899
(Son of John R. and Mary Hammonds Keener)

Keener, John R.
Mar 26, 1848-May 16, 1904

Keener, Mary J.
Oct 2, 1866-Apr 6, 1927

(Melton) Elbert
Infant son of Rev and Mrs. M C Melton
Dec 18-1900

Morris, Willie C.
April 28, 1905-Oct 12, 1965
(Son of William and Laura Keener Morris)

Morris, Ethel A. (double headstone)
July 23, 1899-Oct 3, 1978
(Wife of James A. Morris)

Morris, James A. (double headstone)
Feb 3, 1898-Aug 3, 1960
(Husband of Ethel A. Morris and Son of  William and Laura Keener Morris)

Morris, Laura M. (double headstone)
1875-1929
(Wife of William Morris and Daughter of John R. Keener)

Morris, William C. (double headstone)
1874-1958
(Husband of Laura M. Morris and Son of James and Susan Morris)

Morris, Infant small stone

Hammonds, Luther C.
PFC US Army World War II
Mar 3, 1911-Dec 26, 1983

Hammond, Lum (double headstone)
1872-1954
(Husband of Susan Hammond and Son of William J. Hammond)

Hammond, Susan (double headstone)
1869-1955
(Wife of Lum Hammond and Daughter of John R. Keener)

Hammond, Joe (double headstone no dates given)
(Son of Lum and Susan Hammond)

Hammond, Martha (double headstone no dates given)
(Daughter of Lum and Susan Hammond)

Hammond, Joe Jr.
1904-1912

Melton, Vera
Daughter of S.C. and Lena Melton
Jun 7, 1915-Jul 5, 1918