Big Hickory Cemetery



Big Hickory Cemetery - Columbia County, Arkansas

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Submitted by: Martin Braswell
Date: 15 Jun 2007
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East of Magnolia. US Hwy 82 to Columbia 42 , turn north, abt. 1 1/2 miles on the left.  There is no church at the cemetery.

Surveyed and photographed April 3, 2006 by Martin & Geri Braswell - with the assistance of Billy D. Ainsworth & Dean Ainsworth.  Some information added May 2007

x - double headstone
Comments in parentheses ( ) [ ] added by Martin Braswell.
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BEESON, Emma - Daughter of J.E. & Mollie Beeson - April 23, 1871 - May 14, 1881
( broken stone - bad shape )

BEESON, J. E. ( Jonathon E. ) - July 1, 1837 - Jan. 11, 1900
( broken stone )

BEESON, John R. - Son of J.E. & Mollie Beeson - April 17, 1869 - July 13, 1896

BEESON, Mollie - Wife of J.E. Beeson - Jan. 8, 1842 - Dec. 29, 1879
( Mary Ann ' Mollie ' Hammontree - dau. of Edom Hammontree &
Martha Jane Smith - Mollie was 1st wife of Jonathon E. Beeson )
[ broken stone - bad shape ]

BEESON, Sarah I. [ Oct. 30 ] 1848 - [ July 28 ] 1922
( Sarah Isabel ' Bell ' Hammontree - dau of Edom Hammontree & Martha Jane Smith -
wife of 1: John Henry Smith [Sr.] - 2: Jonathon E. Beeson )

CHAFFIN, Thomas J. - March 9, 1860 - Sep. 17, 1886
( son of David Isaac Chaffin & Mary D. Upchurch ) [ broken stone ]

CHEATHAM, Infant Dau. of W.A. & A.E. Cheatham - April 16, 1907
( dau. of William Asa Cheatham & Allie Elainie Smith - one date )

COX, Lelia - July 16, 1882 - Dec. 31, 1909
( dau. of Samuel J. Cox & Sarah J. Bailey )

x COX, Samuel J. - Nov. 6, 1845 - June 3, 1920
( Samuel Jefferson - son of Peter Cox & Elizabeth Lawrence ) ******
x COX Sarah J. - Aug. 4, 1844 - Feb. 14, 1888
( Sarah J. Bailey - dau. of William Dendy Bailey & Laura Carolina ' Sarah ' Rogers )

EMERSON, Rev. D. M. ( David M. ) - April 27, 1810 - Aug. 13, 1885
( son of James M. Emerson & Susanna Forester )

HALFORD, J. - ( no dates - home made concrete stone & unreadable funeral home
marker - this is John W. Halford - b. July 1874 [LA.] - d. Aug. 15, 1935 )

HALFORD, Susie - died Jan. 20, 1931
( wife of John W. Halford - b. Feb. 1876 [Ark.] - home made concrete stone &
near unreadable funeral home marker )

HALFORD - ( no dates - child of John W. & Susie Halford - home made concrete stone -
for some reason, the ' F ' carved on all of the ' HALFORD ' stones is upside down )

[ Halford ] BABIES - ( no dates - infant children of John W. & Susie Halford -
the word ' Babies ' is carved in a home made concrete stone )

[ Halford ] JOHN - ( no dates - the name ' John ' is carved in a home made concrete
stone - son of John W. & Susie Halford )

HOLLENSWORTH, Infant Son of E.L. & S.E. Hollensworth
Jan. 14, 1878 - Feb. 13, 1878

HOLLENSWORTH, E. L. ( Enoch Lafayette ) - July 14, 1851 - 14 Jan 1926
( son of Enoch Hollensworth & Sarah ' Sallie ' Burk )
HOLLENSWORTH, Susan E. - Jan. 10, 1855 - July 4, 1950
( Susan Emma Maloch - dau. of Thomas Atlas Maloch & Mary Ann Condrey -
wife of Enoch L. Hollensworth ) [* not a double stone,
buried side by side, inside concrete border ]

HOLLENSWORTH, George C. - Son of H.B. & M.C. Hollensworth -
Deceased Aug. 28, 1869 - age 13 Y 14 D -
' George was an obediant son and a good boy - The Lord gave and the
Lord has taken away - Blessed be the name of the Lord '
( son of Hughes Burk Hollensworth & Mary C. Morgan ) [ broken stone ]

x HOLLENSWORTH, J. M. ( James Montgomery ) - Nov. 19, 1831 - Dec. 5, 1903
( son of Enoch Hollensworth & Sarah Burk )
x HOLLENSWORTH, Mary E. - July 23, 1835 - Dec. 26, 1915
( Mary Ann Sarah Elizabeth Harriett Stocks - dau. of John Reddin Stocks
and Harriett Langston )

HOLLENSWORTH, Oscar Luben - Son of E.L. & S.E. Hollensworth
Dec. 7, 1881 - Oct. 17, 1884

JAMESON, Mary J. - Daughter of W.C. & S.A. Jameson - Dec. 12, 1884 - Aug. 17, 1887
( broken stone - bad shape )

x JAMESON, William C. ( William Conway ) - Sep. 20, 1862 - Nov. 20, 1936
( son of Robert Franklin Jameson & Parmelia Jane Baker )
x JAMESON, Sallie A. - March 12, 1866 - May 2, 1915
( dau. of James Montgomery Hollensworth & Mary A.S.E.H. Stocks )
[ Sallie has an old single headstone lying on the ground ]

McWILLIAMS, James W. - Jan. 8, 1852 - July 15, 1898
( stone sitting on ground next to foundation - dates are readable, but not sure
they are correct )

McWILLIAMS, Sona Jane - Age 67 yrs, 3 Mo's, 4 days
( no dates - have evidence that indicates this is Sarah Jane 'Sallie' Beeson - dau. of
Jonathon Beeson & Mary Ann Hammontree - & wife of James W. McWilliams [b. abt. 1832] -
Sarah was born abt. 1865 & died April 6, 1927 )

McWILLIAMs, Zollie - Sep. 28, 1925 - April 7, 1926

MOODY, Nannie - d. Aug. 16, 1939
( Nancy Elizabeth ' Nannie ' - b. April 1855 - wife of Samuel E. Moody -
marked with bricks & T.E. Barton Funeral Home marker - 1st grave to
the left of William Jefferson Moody )

[ MOODY, Samuel E. ] - ( from old survey - b. 1855 - d. May 22, 1926 -
son of John W. Moody & Nancy Cox - believe grave is marked with with
stone abt. 12 in. tall, 10 in. wide - no markings - the part of stone with name
possibly broke off - 2nd grave to the left of William Jefferson Moody )
[ NOT 100 % sure about the location of Samuel's grave ]

MOODY, William Jefferson - Aug. 16, 1894 - April 14, 1948
ARKANSAS - PVT - QM CORPS - WORLD WAR I
( son of Samuel E. & Nancy Elizabeth ' Nannie ' Moody )

SMITH, Cecil C. - Mar. 20, 1891 - Sep. 11, 1933
ARKANSAS PVT 151 INF 38 DIV
( son of Francis M. ' Frank ' Smith & Frances Virginia Hughes )

SMITH, Dixie Luella - [ June 6 ] 1882 - 1903
( Dixie Luella Dodson - wife of John Henry Smith [Jr.] )

SMITH, Francis Marion ( ' Frank ' ) - Feb. 13, 1860 - Nov. 7, 1928
( son of James Madison Smith and Margaret Jane Hollensworth -
husband of Frances Virginia Hughes )

SMITH, G. D. ( George Donald ) - Oct. 28, 1857 - April 22, 1920
( son of James Madison Smith & Margaret Jane Hollensworth )

SMITH, J. H. ( John H. ) Son of J.M. & M.J. Smith - Sep. 11, 1854 - Dec. 21, 1884
( son of James Madison Smith & Margaret Jane Hollensworth - husband of
Frances Lucinda Moody ) [ stone sitting on ground by foundation }

SMITH, J. H. - ( John Henry ) - April 24,1872 - Dec. 15, 1950
( son of John Henry Smith & Sarah Isabel ' Bell ' Hammontree )
[ home made concrete stone ]

SMITH, James Junior - June 20, 1867 - April 11, 1922
( James Madison Smith Jr. - son of James Madison Smith &
Margaret Jane Hollensworth ) [ stone sitting on ground by foundation ]

x SMITH, James Madison - June 5, 1829 - Oct. 28, 1914
( son of Archelus Smith & Marta Jane Warwick )
x SMITH, Margaret Hollensworth ( Margaret Jane ) - Feb. 25, 1835 - April 10, 1900
( dau. of Enoch Hollensworth and Sarah ' Sallie ' Burk )

SMITH, Jesse Monroe - Dec. 22, 1882 - June 1, 1910
( son of Francis M. ' Frank ' Smith & Frances Virginia Hughes )

SMITH, Jessie Lee - 1900 - 1900

SMITH, Thomas Benton - Jan. 3, 1865 - Dec. 14, 1938
( son of James Madison Smith & Margaret Jane Hollensworth )

SMITH, Virginia HUGHES - June 16, 1864 - Feb. 19, 1922
( Frances Virginia Hughes - wife of Francis Marion ' Frank ' Smith - )
[ Arkansas death records give Feb. 18, 1922 as date of death ]

SMITH, W. D. ( Walter D. ) - April 5, 1870 - May 17, 1888
(son of James Madison Smith & Margaret Jane Hollensworth )

SMITH, William B. - Son of J.M. & M.J. Smith - Aug. 8, 1876 - July 9, 1878
( son of James Madison Smith & Margaret Jane Hollensworth )

STOCKS, Infant Dau. of H.M. & P.F. Stocks - July 15, 1888
( dau. of Hillary Madison Stocks & Permelia Frances Jameson ) [ one date ]

TEAGUE, Leonard L. - Son of A.M. & Elvira Teague - March 20, 1887 - July 18, 1890

TIPTON, Elmer G. - April 5, 1892 - Dec. 23, 1909
( son of John R. Tipton and Rebecca A. Hammontree )

x TIPTON, J. R. ( John Reuben ) - Dec. 11, 1853 - Jan. 10, 1930
x TIPTON, Rebecca A. - 24 Feb 1857 - Jan. 2, 1926
( Rebecca Alabama Hammontree - dau. of Edom Hammontree &
Martha Jane Smith )

TIPTON, James E. - May 23, 1879 - Sep. 15, 1897
( son of John R. Tipton & Rebecca A. Hammontree )

TIPTON, Jesse O. - March 13, 1883 - Aug. 30, 1899
( son of John R. Tipton & Rebecca A. Hammontree )

TIPTON, John W. - Dec. 30, 1880 - March 6, 1881
( son of John R. Tipton & Rebecca A. Hammontree )

TIPTON, Mallie L. - Feb. 12, 1898 - July 28, 1898
( dau. of John R. Tipton & Rebecca A. Hammontree )

TIPTON, Minnie E. - Feb. 6, 1882 - March 18, 1882
( dau. of John R. Tipton & Rebecca Hammontree )

VINES, Bessie - Dec. 5, 1894 - Sep. 17, 1898

VINES, Jacob A. - Nov. 22, 1856 - May 19, 1928

VINES, Margaret Annie - March 27, 1875 - Nov. 30, 1945
( wife of 1: ? Foster - 2: Jacob A. Vines ) [ small, newer stone -
death records give Oct. 30, 1945 as dod ]

VINES, Morgan - July 28, 1897 - July 4, 1905
( son of David W. & Josephine Vines )
[ stone sitting on ground next to foundation )

x VINES, Thomas David - Oct. 30, 1882 - April 17, 1951
( son of David W. & Josephine Vines ) [ has an old single home made stone
and unreadable funeral home marker by newer double stone ]
x VINES, Rebecca Herman - April 21, 1884 - March 7, 1975
( dau. of Louis & Mary A. Herman ) [ also has a Lewis Funeral Home marker -
Rebecca is possibly the last person buried at Big Hickory ]

WHITE, Joan - Daughter of C.E. & Effie White - Aug. 25, 1939 - Aug. 19, 1940
( dau. of Collie Espy White & Effie Lee Smalling )

WHITE, Willie C. ( William C. ) - 1868 - 1910
( son of Elijah W. & Rebecca White - husband of Nancy Janie McWilliams )

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Several unmarked graves and graves marked with rocks, pipe, brick, or the base of
a headstone that has been broken. (mfb)








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