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CHRISTOPHER, NEAL, YOUNG posted by Nancy Skaggs on Thursday, May 1, 1997

I am looking for information on the Robert and Eliza NEAL CHRISTOPHER family. They migrated from Lunengurg county Virginia to Lowdnes County Alabama prior to 1830. In 1844 they migrated to Nevada county Arkansas and settled 28 miles south of Prescott. Robert and Eliza had 13 children; Edward R., James Neal, George M.T., Cornelia, Frances, Eliza A, Melissa T., Virginia A., Amanda, Mary R., Richard, Florence and Edgar. Robert is listed in the 1850 census of Ouachita County in Jefferson Township. In the 1860 census he is listed in Jackson Township Ouachita County. In the 1870 census, he is listed in Ouachita County , Jefferson Township Woodlawn Post Office-date of census, 1 Aug 1870 and on 25Aug1870 he is listed in Jackson Township, Caney Post Office. George CHRISTOPHER moved to Texas about 1854 and stayed until 1861 when he joined Wall's Legion. He served as Sgt Major until the end of the war. He then returned to Prescott, Ar and married his first wife, Lucinda O. YOUNG in 1871 and they had seven children. After Lucinda's death, George married again. His second wife was Miss J. E. YOUNG and they had two children. George was a JP and held other offices. I would appreciate any information. Robert CHRISTOPHER was a brother of my great great great grandfather, William CHRISTOPHER.
LEDFORD, MAYSON, WOOD posted by Mary Ellen Ledford on Friday, May 2, 1997

Need help with an un-named child born in Camden, Ar 1892 whose parents were Samuel Curtis WOOD and Nellie MAYSON. Paternal grand-parents of child born 1892 were Mart J. WOOD/S and Sarah Catherine LEDFORD born ca 1838/9, dau of Samuel B LEDFORD and Rachel. Am very interested in this family. Who can help with any of this family??
ANTHONY, HINTON, MASON, RHEA, SULLIVENT posted by Larry Anthony on Tuesday, May 6, 1997

Adison ANTHONY appeared on the 1850 Ouachita Co. census. He indicated birth in Va about 1829. He married Esther MASON born in Yalobusha Co., Ms in 1835. Esther's father Philip MASON died in Ms. in 1839. Esther's mother was Nancy RHEA MASON and she married Elkanah SULLIVENT about 1841 and they moved to Locust Bayou about 1844. Adison was listed on the census with this family in 1850 as well as with the James HINTON family of Camden. I am trying to find out who Adison was and where he came from to Ark. He has no civil war record. He died in 1879. Family tale that he killed a man and his father provided fast horse for escape. Also in Camden there was a Palina ANTHONY. She was a widow with a three year old child. I wondered if she could have been a sister-in-law to Adison? Not likely that two Anthonys could be living in Camden and not be related!
BLACK, BROUGHTON, RICHARDSON posted by Sara Black Epley on Tuesday, May 6, 1997

Need infor on James Seaborn BLACK, James L RICHARDSON, Lititia BROUGHTON. They lived in Ouachita Co Ark in 1857 when James S BLACK died. He is buried in the Moss Cemetery at Bearden. James L RICHARDSON and his wife Lititia BROUGHTON are buried in Camden, Ark. I would like to know more about them than where the died. Sara Kepley@ix.netcom.com this is my new E-Mail address.
BRADFORD, LEWIS posted by David Lewis on Wednesday, May 7, 1997

looking for any information on ex-slave John BRADFORD who homesteaded in Kirkland Ark around 1866. He married a Celline LEWIS and they had three children: Mandy, Frances and Ellen. Celline was the sister to Phillip LEWIS who remained in Ruston LA.
BLAND posted by Victoria Short on Thursday, May 8, 1997

Searching for any information about Huram Dow BLAND who bought land in Ouachita Co. in Nov. of 1852. He seems to have lived in Dallas Co., and bought much more land there later. Why did he buy 80 acres in Ouachita?
LEAKE, MCCOLLUM posted by Kinloch McCollum on Monday, May 12, 1997

Researching the family of attorney William Wirt LEAKE (1833-1906) and his second wife, Mary Ann McCOLLUM (1838-1897). Leake is listed on the Camden censuses of 1860 and 1870; South Carolina is shown as his place of birth. The family moved to Dallas, Texas, in time to be listed there on the 1880 census. William and Mary Ann had one daughter, Katherine, who was born in Camden in 1871.
GARY, JONES, YOUNG posted by Robert Gary on Sunday, May 18, 1997

Looking for information on the following listed in 1860 census, Jackson Township, Ouachita County, Arkansas. Number 735 Martha E. GARY, 736 James E. YOUNG, 737 Benjamin JONES, 733 D. M. YOUNG and 734 John B. YOUNG. All migrated to Arkansas during the late 1850s from Laurens County, South Carolina.
BLACKWOOD, BURRIS, DENWOODY, DEWOODY, DUNWOODY, FERRELL, PRICE posted by Janis Lindemann on Monday, May 26, 1997

Want to contact anyone with information concerning this 1860 Ouachita Co. family: Benjamin (B.?) PRICE b. c. 1797 TN and wife Nancy (?BLACKWOOD), b.c. 1798 TN. Were in Hempstead Co. AR, 1850 census .Children appear to be Benjamin Ferrell PRICE b. 1842/43 TN; Andrew J., b. 1820 AL; David, b. 1828 TN; Enoch b. 1826 TN; Martha b. 1844 AR; Robert F. b. 1849 AR. Possible other children in Carouse township. Closely associated with the following families: BLACKWOOD; BURRIS; DEWOODY/DUNWOODY/DENWOODY; FERRELL, Lawson McKee (PRICE?) b. 1838 TN; Moses McKee (PRICE?) b. 1841 TN. Several of these Prices served in CSA. Where were they in 1870? In what county in TN did this family live before coming to AR? Does anyone know the parents of Benjamin B. PRICE, believed to be directly related to my Price line.
BRITTENHAM, BRODNAX, WESTBROOK posted by L. S. Riceman on Monday, May 26, 1997

My gg'father Eugene Humphrey BRODNAX was born in Camden, Ouachita Co. AR. He may have died in the summer of 1962, in Little Rock. He married Una Belle WESTBROOK, 1894-1962 Benton, Saline Co. AR, bef 1911. They had four children, the eldest, Thelma, my g'mother 1911-1986 m John BRITTENHAM in 1930. Anyone who has any info on this family, please get in touch. Also, there was a book published privately about 30-35 yrs ago on the BRODNAX family including the above named. The only known copy in my family was destroyed in a flood. If anyone knows about this book, also please get in touch. I will be more than happy to pay copy and shipping costs. Thanks ahead of time. L.S.Riceman
BAKER, PHILLIPS posted by Margaret Bullock on Monday, May 26, 1997

Researching O.C.J. PHILLIPS, (Oliver Cromwell), b. 1814, TN, married Mary Ann BAKER, b. 8 Sep 1811, AL, before 1834. Children were: Rufus PHILLIPS, b. 1834, TN; Samuel W. PHILLIPS, b. 31 Aug 1836, TN; William Oliver PHILLIPS, b. 1 Mar 1839, TN. Following children born in Ouachita, AK: John W. PHILLIPS, 1845; Sarah Catherine (Sallie) PHILLIPS, 1847; George Washington PHILLIPS, 7 Jan 1851; and James G. PHILLIPS, b. 1855. The PHILLIPS family were listed in Ouachita, AR in the 1850 Census. My name is Margaret E. Bullock, 814 College St., Woodland, CA 95695. (916- 662-5005)
BROWN, BUTLER, HOUSE, JONES, SUDBERRY, SUDSBERRY, WILSON posted by Betsy Mills on Saturday, May 31, 1997

Yelvington Tabb SUDBERRY/SUDSBERRY (b. ca 1815 in VA) was listed on the 1850 Dallas County census and according to family legend disappeared on his way to Pine Bluff, AR, to attend court and was never heard from again. He was married to Mary BUTLER who was born 8 May 1818, in Shelby Co., AL, the child of Zachariah and Nancy BUTLER; she died on 25 Dec 1853. Their children:
(1) Sara Ann Columbia SUDSBERRY, b. 1836, in AL; d. ?; m. John Charles WILSON, who was b. ca 1821 in MD.
(2) Emeline Elizabeth SUDSBERRY, b. 4 Jul 1843, in AR; d. 9 May 1926, and is buried in Bethel Cemetery, near Bearden, Ouachita Co., AR; m. 2 Aug 1857, to Thomas W. BROWN. (3) George Alexander SUDSBERRY, b. 1 Nov 1845, in Hampton, AR; d. 22 Jun 1932, in Chidester, Nevada Co., AR; m. 26 May & 7 Aug 1872, to Mary Elizabeth HOUSE, the daughter of George W. HOUSE and Sara Jane JONES of Ouachita Co., AR. (4) Richard L. "Dick" SUDSBERRY, b. 1848 in AR; never married; d. ?.
(5) Nancy Jane SUDSBERRY, b. 1851; d. young.
All of these children are listed on the 1860 Calhoun Co., AR census. Would love to exchange information about this family.

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