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Submitted by: Karylon A. Russell krussell@moment.net on Sat Oct 11 14:30:27 2003

Husband Levi V. ARNOLD 
Born  ca. 1820  Location  Franklin Co. TN 
Married  7-6-1842  Location  Sevier Co. AR 
Died  11-5-1864  Location  Camp Douglas, Chicago, IL 
Cemetery  Chicago City Cem.  Location  Chicago, IL 
Father  Elijah (Lige) ARNOLD 
Mother  Elizabeth SHULTS 
Other Spouses   

Wife Lucinda NULL 
Born  1-19-1825  Location  MO 
Died  April, 1874  Location  Llano Co. TX 
Cemetery  New Bluffton Cem.  Location  Llano Co. TX 
Father  Unknown 
Mother  Unknown 
Other Spouses   

Children

1 Name  Willam Richard (Rich) ARNOLD 
Born  6-10-1843  Location  Scott Co. AR 
Died  5-23-1886  Location  Kimble Co. TX 
Cemetery  New Bluffton Cem.  Location  Llano Co. TX 
Spouse 1  Delila Jane ATKISON 
Married  2-3-1868  Location  Llano Co. TX 
Spouse 2   
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2 Name  Mary Elizabeth ARNOLDld 
Born  8-10-1847  Location  Harrison Co. TX 
Died  12-22-1878  Location  Llano Co. TX 
Cemetery  New Bluffton Cem.  Location  Llano Co. TX 
Spouse 1   
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Spouse 2   
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3 Name  Asa ARNOLD 
Born  12-24-1849  Location  Smith Co. TX 
Died  3-10-1932  Location  Mason Co. TX 
Cemetery  New Bluffton Cem.  Location  Llano Co. TX 
Spouse 1  Martha Ann HAMMONS 
Married  ca. 1875  Location  prob. Llano Co. TX 
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

4 Name  Daniel (Dan) ARNOLD 
Born  ca. 1853  Location  Van Zandt Co. TX 
Died  July, 1870  Location  between Voss/Leaday, TX 
Cemetery    Location  between Voss/Leaday, TX 
Spouse 1   
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5 Name  Grundy Gaines ARNOLD 
Born  January 1856  Location  prob. Hill Co. TX 
Died  10-2-1934  Location  Cushing, OK 
Cemetery  Mountain View Cem.  Location  Washita Co. OK 
Spouse 1  Sarah C. Smith 
Married  12-13-1877  Location  Comanche Co. TX 
Spouse 2   
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6 Name  Francis M. (Frank) ARNOLD 
Born  4-18-1858  Location  Hill Co. TX 
Died  12-7-1878  Location  Llano Co. TX 
Cemetery  New Bluffton Cem.  Location  Llano Co. TX 
Spouse 1   
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Spouse 2   
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7 Name  Margaret A. (Mag) ARNOLD 
Born  March, 1861  Location  Hill Co. TX 
Died  after 1931  Location  CA 
Cemetery    Location   
Spouse 1  Arthur A. Atkison 
Married  ca. 1878  Location  prob. Llano Co. TX 
Spouse 2  Van Denton 
Married  before 1900  Location   

8 Name  Levi Vinyard (Lee) Arnold 
Born  2-12-1864  Location  Hill Co. TX 
Died  10-23-1942  Location  Tarrant Co. TX 
Cemetery    Location  Palo Pinto Co. TX 
Spouse 1  Annie Victoria McDonald 
Married  1881  Location  Burnet Co. TX 
Spouse 2  Lucy White 
Married  1889  Location   

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Comments:


Levi V. Arnold, Sr. and his son, William Richard Arnold,
enlisted and served in the same CSA Unit out of Hill Co. TX (Parson's
Brigade).  BOTH men were captured at Dallas Co. AR in 1863, and both
ended up as POW's in Camp Douglas, Chicago, IL.  Levi, however, did
not survive the ordeal, dying from severe diarrhea while incarcerated.
Levi's father, Elijah, also served the CSA in Frontier Units (Lone
Star Guard) out of Burnet Co. TX, making 3 consecutive generations in the
same war.
Daniel Arnold was killed and scalped by Indians while working cattle in
the area of Coleman/Concho Co. TX for the Richard Coffey outfit.  He and
another young cowboy were both buried on the spot where they were killed.
The Arnold family land was among that property that was enumerated with
Kaufman Co. in 1850, but which actually was located in NW Van Zandt Co.,
area of Wills Point.  The 1850 Census shows Levi's vocation as a
cabinet maker, and deed records in Van Zandt Co. verify that he did own a
town lot in Canton, no doubt where he practiced this trade.
Son, Levi Vinyard Arnold (father's middle name is believed to have
stood for Valentine, after his Shults grandfather), was married twice to
Annie Victoria McDonald, who had been captured by the Indians about age 7
and lived with them for ten years until she was found by Levi Arnold,
purchased, and returned to her family.  The couple married briefly, but
did not continue to live together.  Later, after later spouses of both
had died, the couple remarried 7-23-1935.

Sources:


1.
Census Records:  Kaufman Co. TX 1850; Hill Co.TX 1860; Llano Co.TX 1870,
1880; Stephens Co. TX 1880;Caddo Co. OK 1900; Palo Pinto Co.TX 1900,
1910, Tarrant Co. TX 1930
2. Tax Records:  Van Zandt Co. TX; Llano Co. TX;1846 Poll Tax List
Harrison Co. TX
3. Deeds:  Van Zandt Co. TX;Hill Co. TX;Llano Co. TX
4. Marriages:  Sevier Co. AR;Burnet Co. TX; Comanche Co. TX
5. CSA POW records for Levi V. Arnold & Wm. Richard Arnold
6. Death Certificates:  Mason Co. TX for Asa Arnold; Tarrant Co. TX for
Levi Vinyard Arnold
7. Family Bible:  William Richard Arnold; Grundy Gaines Arnold
8. Cemetery Records:  New Bluffton Cem., Llano Co. TX
9. Books--"Queen Bee" written by Levi Vinyard Arnold in 1925
for information on Annie Victoria McDonald; County Histories of Concho
Co. & Runnels Co. TX for Richard Coffey Indian atrocities
10 San Angelo, TX newspaper articles about reunion of Annie and Lee PLUS
Leinnenweber Family records
11. Personal handwritten notes on NULL family found in Family Bible of
Julia Ann NULL Hill (Mrs. Massanow Hill)
12. Personal contacts in families of Grundy Gaines Arnold, William
Richard Arnold, Annie Victoria McDonald Arnold
Lennineweber

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