Drew County Arkansas

Queries 2000

Submitter: Phyllis Beckham (cpbeckham@mlode.com)
Date: 30 Nov 2000

Looking for information on the WALKER family from Baxter, Drew, AR. Edgar WALKER 1893 b. in Baxter Co. m. Hattie Lou LAMBERT b. Baxter Co. 1893 Children: b. Baxter, Drew, AR Gladys b. 1912 Lola b.1914 Clyde b. 1916-1981 Agnes b. 1918 (living) Mildred b.1920-1998 Verna b. 1923-1996 Bessie b. 1925-1998 Eugene b. 1927-1964 The Family migrated to Alex, OK around this time. Hattie's parents were William LAMBERT & Nancy Jane MASON b. 1869 Conway County, AR

Submitter: toni teddlie (rright@sanmarcos.net)
Date: 11 Oct 2000

looking for info on CATHERINE LAQUE WOLFE born about 1825, poss from mississippi married amos c savage ,year unk

Submitter: Virginia Lee (valee@webtv.net)
Date: 30 Sep 2000
URL: webtv.net

Does anyone have any information about a marriage between George CUNNINGHAM and Mrs. John WARDLER or WARDLAW (widow) in the time period 1860-1869?I will greatly appreciate receivig anything you may have. Sincerely, Virginia Lee

Surnames: ATKINS
Submitter: VIRGINIA lEE (valee@webtv.net)
Date: 15 Sep 2000

Searching for burial place, date of death of HENRY ATKINS in Drew County about l870-75. If anyone has any information would appreciate hearing from them. wife's name was Esther. Thank you.

Submitter: Phyllis Brooks (phyray3342@aol.com)
Date: 09 Sep 2000

I am looking for family of Oliver J. Scarborough who lived in Drew Co, Ark and married Rebecca Hogan Bull. Anyone knowing who his parents and their line were would help.

Submitter: kathy baker-mears (parvona@aol.com)
Date: 05 Sep 2000
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hello: im searching for family memers who lived in drew co. ar. from 1840-1885? , please any Bakers with information please write to me. andrew, william , mark, sanford, emma, warren b., lucius, john , charley, semantha, martha, john d. my line is sanford w. he later migrated to indian ter. in okla. thank you in advance, kathy baker -mears

Surnames: KIDD
Submitter: Cle Monk (cleshouse@cs.com)
Date: 13 Aug 2000

Looking for date of death of Charlie Kidd and Julie Kidd, buried in Wilmar, Ark. Died around early 1900's.

Submitter: Pam Chambers Brewer (pamela.brewer@wcom.com)
Date: 12 Jul 2000

I am looking for info on my grandfather, Frank Wright or William Chambers, Camp Chambers or Floyd Chambers. There are other brothers but I don't have all the names. He married Ruth Herring.

Submitter: Cedric Mixon (mixonc@hotmail.com)
Date: 05 Jul 2000

Dear Sir, I am looking for information as to who was the Drew County Supervisor in 1984 and 1985. He was over all the farming.

Submitter: Tammy Allen (all235@gateway.net)
Date: 26 Jun 2000

I want the dates for one marriages in Drew County on the date in 1957 Groom Lucas Rutledge Allen to Bride Alice Merle McGough. Is there a index for dates from 1950 on up???

Submitter: Travis Stewart (sched6@gateway.net)
Date: 15 Jun 2000

I am looking for info on Issac M Stewart, b 1868? in Alva,Ark.? married Elizabeth Rogers in 1894 in Alva. Childern Isaac jr., John, Thurman, Clyde, Ethel. Issac died in Texas in 1968. Elizabeth is the daughter of John Wilson Roger II & Susan Elizabeth Moorehead. If anyone knows anything about Issac, I would love to hear from you. sched6@gateway.net Isaac is my ggrandfather and I am looking to learn more about him.

Surnames: DUDA
Submitter: Tracy Duda (hikaya@themail.com)
Date: 14 Jun 2000

I am looking for information that will lead to finding the real last name for Duda. Any information would be helpful.

Submitter: Virginia Lee (valee@webtv.net)
Date: 09 Jun 2000
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My great grandfather died in l876 in Lincoln Co., AR. However, he had been living in Drew Co. prior to this. I have not found a record of his death. O wonder if you might have any record of his having lived in Drew Co' say between l870 and l876. Will appreciate any help you can give me. His wife's name was Mary Wood Cunningham.

Submitter: Virginia Minnick Lee (valee@webtv.net)
Date: 07 Jun 2000
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CUNNINGHAM; I am looking for information on Joshua Wood CUNNINGHAM,who was the son of George Cunningham; George died in Lincoln Co., AR l876, his wife was Mary Ford CUNNINGHAM. JOSHUA WOOD CUNNINGHAM was my grandfather. His daughter, my mother, was born in Star City, Ar June 27 l881, but I can find no record of this. GEORGE CUNNINGHAM'S other children were: M. William, dob l835 (AL); James Martin, l836 (AL); NANCY ANN, L838 (AL)Elizabeth (l840) MS, JOSHUA W. (L842)MS; Mary (l844)MS; GEORGE WOOD, (L848)(ms; lAND grant 16 mAR L885 lincoln, Co. AR; ALICE, (l850) MS;John W. (l852 ?; Thomas E (1857) ?, ANNE (L859)? wOULD love to get proof of my mother's birth, plus any other information you might have. Thanks to all

Submitter: Brian Nichols (num1scot@aol.com)
Date: 21 May 2000

Looking for info on the family of Col Iverson Lee Brooks

Submitter: Edith Castleberry (edcastle@ipa.net)
Date: 16 May 2000

My mother Roberta Julia Whittington, and her sister Avrice Inez Whittington were placed in the Children's Home, called Bottoms Baptist Orpanage,I believe back then, when they were 11, and 10. Their parents were Charles and Irene Whittington, who died during the flu epidemic in 1918. I would like any information still on record pertaining to their stay. I believe they were admitted by Bob or Robert Rice, and released to Henry Rice. The year would be about 1925 or 1926. Thanks for the information. Edith Castleberry

Submitter: BJ Garris (gbj745@cs.com)
Date: 14 May 2000

I am searching for any inforamtion on Andrew Berry Ross m. Laura Leola Morgan. Andrew was my GGGrandfather, he died in winchester on June 17, 1938. Laura died in winchester on Dec. 13, 1945. I'm told that they owned a farm there and are buried 5 or 6 miles from the farm. Does anyone have an idea how I can find death records or funeral home or cemetery records or listings? Thanks

Submitter: terri (grady@cswnet.com)
Date: 07 May 2000
URL: http://members.tripod.com/~BackwardsBRanch/index.html

I am looking for information on Simon Peter SUMNER who was born in 1835. He married Elmira DENTON, the daughter of Shipman and Sarah SHUMAKE DENTON. He disappears after about 1869, and Elmira marries John MAES in 1871. Their daughter Martha SUMNER married Nathan DONALDSON. Their daughter Mary Alice SUMNER married James Wylie ALBY/ALBEY, son of William and Angeline ALBY. I have very little information on their son William SUMNER, until later years when he is living with his sister and mother in another county. Believe Simon Peter SUMNER to be the son of William and Margaret SUMNER from Jackson County, Illinois.

Surnames: WILSON
Submitter: Serena Gower (sgower@ims-1.com)
Date: 29 Apr 2000

Any decendents of Arthur Wilson who was living in Drew county Ar in 1976 when he died.

Submitter: Bobby Sharp (myrbob@uswest.net)
Date: 19 Apr 2000

Researching the following three Sharp families of Drew County Arkansas: 1. Jeptha Franlin Sharp and his wife Arvilla M. Crouch, 2. Hardy J. Sharp and his wife Mary Jane Crouch, 3. Terrell Michael Sharp and his wife's Mary Hall, Nancy Kaetts, and M. A. Duncan. The Sharp brother came to Drew just after the Civil War. Their parents were John Floyd Sharp and Martha Adcock. Will exchange information Thank you.

Submitter: Rosalyn Alsobrook (ralsobrook@earthlink.net)
Date: 18 Apr 2000
URL: http://home.earthlink.net/~ralsobrook/

I am trying to gather information on Lewis Terrell MACKEY who may have been in Drew County for the 1850 Census. I know he was there in 1858 and 1859 when he and his brother-in-law William C. VANLANDINGHAM bought land there. His sister, Rebecca (Mackey) BARNES may also be in Drew County since it is said she lives in Arkansas in 1858 when her mother died. If anyone has any information on Lewis Terrell MACKEY, please share. He was my great-great grandfather.

Surnames: ASHER
Submitter: Shirley McDade (mmcdade@catc.net)
Date: 13 Apr 2000

Any info on ASHER name

Submitter: Juanita Wood (Jlbw001@aol.com)
Date: 11 Apr 2000

Looking for any connections to FRYER/ FRIER/ FRYAR. The Fryer family lived a long time in Drew Co. Ark. All of their children were born there. This is a wicked web to unravel for Albert Frank FRYER changed his name to John Dameron FRYER for reasons unknown. He m. Martha (mattie ) Francis WEST.She is a cousin to John Monroe DEAL. I do have documentation on two of the childrens birth. The oldeest boy and the youngest was born in Lacey, Drew Co. Ar. So we are looking at a span of at least 11 years. At one time I beleieve he owned a Wheel Store, or at least ran it.Any help would be greatly appricated. Juanita Wood

Surnames: FRYER
Submitter: Juanita Wood (Jlbw001@aol.com)
Date: 06 Apr 2000

Looking for the FRYER family who lived in Lacey Drew County Ark. I beleive most of their children were b. there. The childten were: John Robert b. 1875 Joesph D. b. 1878 Mary Cornelia Pauline (Minnie) b. 1880 Lucy L. b.1881 Alma E.- b.1884 Richard Samuel Lewis b. 1886 Margaret Lulu- 1888 I have a lot of info. on this bunch of Fryers and I am willing to share.

Submitter: Barbara Giddens (bags@brightok.net)
Date: 05 Apr 2000

I am looking for information on Rachel WILLIAMS. She died in Drew county, Ark on 12/18/1929. I would like to know if her maiden name was HARRIS and if she married George W. WILLIAMS. Thank you.

Submitter: mary sedlacek (sedlacek@nwol.net)
Date: 03 Apr 2000

Does anyone have info on the WINNINGHAMS who were in Drew County AR in 1892. I have copy of a letter written in 1892 by my ancester Van V WINNINGHAM who was suppose to be visiting relatives in Drew CO at the time. Have info that leads me to believe relative was William W WINNINGHAM who first patented land in Drew Co in 1858. Need to establish relationship and age of William W. Any info appreciated. Have info on them while in MS & AL and HAPPY to share. Please EMAIL Mary sedlacek@nwol.net

Submitter: Larrie Spier Curry (lscurry@kih.net)
Date: 02 Apr 2000

Seeking information on Mary R. EVANS DENNARD, wife of R. J. DENNARD. They were residents of Drew County, Arkansas. in 1881.

Submitter: John Cornelison (cornelison@amouse.net)
Date: 27 Mar 2000

Seeking information on John Wesley Taylor born about 1846 in Arkansas, possibly Drew Co. He married Sarah virginia Nelson and lived in Drew Co., AR. His daughter was Lottie Vesta Taylor born in April 1889 in Barkada, Drew Co. Lottie married Isaac Burrell Cornelison about 1908.

Submitter: Leon Harvey (alharvey@cei.net)
Date: 26 Mar 2000

Looking for decendants of Claud and Jullita (CARPENTER) BOX. Her father was Avery B. CARPENTER and mother was Louisa (HARVEY).Also looking for decendants or info on Vienna C. CRESWELL (daughter of Avery and Louisa CARPENTER.) and Florence C. CRESWILL (daughter of Vienna C.) Also looking for decendants or info of J.J. HARVY (HARVEY) m.Ellin had James M. and Thomas J. possible others. Were in census Drew Co. Bearhouse Twp. 1860. He was 45 at the time and she was 37.He was b. GA and she MS.

Surnames: HAYES
Date: 25 Mar 2000


Surnames: BOND HICKS
Submitter: Cheryl Santos (user920035@aol.com)
Date: 19 Mar 2000

searching for information on the Alonzo hicks and eliza hicks family who > lived in Praire Grove Arkansas.My greatgrandfather went by the name Lon or > Lonnie Hicks. maybe in the years 1920-1934. had several children. also > looking for bond relatives. >

Submitter: Wilma Hinderlie (9363@centurytel.net)
Date: 16 Mar 2000

JAMES ABERNATHY born Jan.4, 1865, seeking information if there is anyone in Drew county that can link him to the Abernathy familys in Drew County

Submitter: Betty L. Capps (bkellick@mvn.net)
Date: 11 Mar 2000

Any information on James DAVIS bn. Mar, 1860, AR md. Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) LAWSON, dau. of James Frank LAWSON bn. TN and Vesta (Vesty) Lovica BONDS bn. MS. James DAVIS and family on Drew Co. census of 1900. Looking for any information on Thomas KELLICK who married Pearl DAVIS of Prairie, Drew Co. on 21 July, 1907.

Submitter: David Callaway (dcallaway@taft.org)
Date: 06 Mar 2000

Surname: TOUCHSTONE I am looking for TOUCHSTONE family in Drew County,AR at the time of the Civil War. I have a letter written by J.A.(?) TOUCHSTONE.It is addressed to his sister, Manervia Gray, and the letter makes reference to:Dempsey, Allen, and Jack(Jackson). All of these names appear in Drew Co. land records under surname:TOUCHSTONE. The letter also mentions "sis"and Henry, Martha Ann and Dick. Do any of these people sound familiar? Will be glad to exchange information with any long lost family! dcallaway@taft.org ph.661-766-2364.

Submitter: Harry Keith Wilson (hornridge@aol.com)
Date: 06 Mar 2000

I am posting this in response to a query by Karen Riley Hall. I tried to email her and it was returned. I would like to share info with her in regard to MCKIEVER and WILSON families. Especially as related to Almeda Elizabeth WILSON.

Submitter: CINDY FORD COCHRAN (cochford@home.com)
Date: 04 Mar 2000

My grandmother, Kathleen Francis MORRIS was born 12 Nov 1879 in Winchester. She was the daughter of Walter MORRIS(immigrant from Ireland) and Matilda PARKER from Greenville, MS(Washington County). Kathleen married William Jefferson DOWNES, b. 28 Jan 1860 in Magnolia, Ohio(Carroll County). They were married in Ouachita Parish, LA 24 Dec 1898. Kathleen died 16 Feb 1947 in Picayune, MS. Any information on the above will be appreciated.

Submitter: Carolyn Bays (jbays@cei.net)
Date: 28 Feb 2000

Iam searching for information on Johnnie Frazier.She was a sister to Ernest Frazier and Married Edgar Rogers. I have been told she had a sister named Fannie. Would really like to find out her Father's name. And any info that is out there about this family. Ernest is my grand father. Thanks much.

Submitter: Randy Murdock (murdock@statesville.net)
Date: 18 Feb 2000

I am looking for info on a Janie MITCHELL who was married to Henry SHULTZ in Drew County. I think that Janie may have been Henry's second wife, and I also think that she died in the late 1980's. I would like to get DOB, DOD, cemetery, and her full maiden name if possible. Thanks to anyone who can help.

Submitter: Bea Drake (bsews@bellsouth.net)
Date: 18 Feb 2000

Seeking information on Sebren Chancellor and wife Rebecca. Have been told they may have lived and been died around Florence, Ark. They would have been in Drew County in the 1870-1880. Thanks for any help you can give.

Surnames: COCHRAN
Submitter: Velda Palmer (velandray3@prodigy.net)
Date: 08 Feb 2000

I am doing research on my Cochran side of the family. Have recently found out that my g.grandfather was living in or around Montecello Ar, when one of his sons was born. G.Grandfather was Richard Cochran any information would be appreciated.

Surnames: KENDALL
Submitter: Ruth Kendall (sixrk@midsouth.com)
Date: 02 Feb 2000

KENDALL - Looking for information on Kendall families that migrated to Arkansas - I think Monticello area - in the 1890's "following the timer". Some of the Kendall males married while in Arkansas and early in 1900s they migrated back across MS River to Yalobusha/Tallahatchie/Panola counties in Mississippi. Any info appreciated.

Submitter: Rita Kay Rial Holthoff (tyro97@seark.net)
Date: 28 Jan 2000

I am looking for information on the HEFLIN/WHITEHEAD families. My great-great grand-mother was Mary Cathrine "Mollie" WHITEHEAD, daughter of James WHITEHEAD and Matilda HEFLIN. She married Edward Milton HEFLIN on 07/29/1885 in Lincoln Co., AR. He was 24 and she was 19 at the time of their marriage. Any information about these families would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Rita Kay Rial Holthoff tyro97@seark.net tyro97@gte.net

Submitter: Randy Murdock (murdock@statesville.net)
Date: 24 Jan 2000

I am looking for anyone who knew a Janie Mitchell who was married to Henry SHULTZ. I think Janie was Henry's second wife? A nephew of Janie thinks that she died about 12-13 years ago. I would like to find out where she is buried, and her DOB & DOD. Thanks for any help.

Submitter: Jeanie Smith Zadach (DaisyZ@aol.com)
Date: 22 Jan 2000

Seeking information on John G. PENISTON and his wife Sandol SMITH PENISTON. They were enumerated on the 1870 Drew County Federal Census. They left Jones County, Georgia shortly after marrying in 1845 and the only census in which they are found is the one mentioned. Thank you. Jeanie in Georgia

Submitter: Richard Lunsford (richardlu@tds.net)
Date: 21 Jan 2000

Looking for info on Gabrial Allen and Robert Foster

Submitter: Martha Burks (martha@hotsprings.net)
Date: 16 Jan 2000

COOK-CULLIFORD- GLOVER Joab Cook married Margaret Williamson had a least two children Jo Burton Cook married Francis Rogers- their daughter Minnie Lee is my grandmother. Another child of Joab was Eliza Jane married in Drew County. William Culliford came to Lincoln Co.married Margaret Glover. Their son John married Minnie Lee Cook. Needing any information on any of these families.

Submitter: Peggy Goodwin (pgoodwin@txucom.net)
Date: 16 Jan 2000

Seeking information on Wilson GOODWIN b. 1800 Ga., married June BEARDON b. about 1805 Ga. In Drew Co. Arkansas about 1860. Children Mary, Henry, Robert, George GOODWIN. Appreciate any help and information.

Submitter: Peggy Goodwin (pgoodwin@txucom.net)
Date: 16 Jan 2000

Looking for information on Allen STOKES b. 1800 Ga married to Susan GOODWIN b. abt 1808 Ga. In Drew Co., Arkansas, 1825-1870's with their children (Brice M., Ann E. STOKES Smith, Ellen STOKES Gammill,Egbert H., Mary S., Edward M., Willliam A., James, Hudson, Adeline, Eliza A. STOKES Drake, Allen and Susan Stokes are suppose to be buried in Drew Co. Would like to find out where and b. and d. dates on tombstones. Appreciate and help provided.

Submitter: Karla Butler Everett (EverettKA)
Date: 16 Jan 2000

Jeremiah FUNDERBURK, Mary Jane (Molly) LEE, Samantha NOLAND (Roland?): A document, dated Dec. 30, 1904, shows Jeremiah as born 10-Nov-1838, but gives his age as 68. His marriage license, dated 22-Mar-1896, shows his age as 53 (b. 1843?) Jeremiah served as a Corporal in Co. A, 1st Regiment Tennessee Volunteers Light Artillery, U.A. Army. He was first married to Samantha NOLAND (or ROLAND) who died 7-Jan-1896. Jeremiah FUNDERBURK and Mary Jane LEE (shown Molly LEE on license) married 22-Mar-1896 in Paradise, Drew Co., ARK. License shows Mary / Molly as age 29 (b. 1867?). Jeremiah died 25-May-1910 in Paradise, ARK leaving the following children under the age of 16: Jeremiah C. b. Aug 19, 1897 Leonard Laney b. Mar 22, 1900 Rosa E. b. Aug 1, 1903. Did Mary remarry? Who were Jeremiah, Sr's parents. What older children did he have? Did he have siblings?

Surnames: HERRING
Submitter: C.L. Jones (CarsonJonesSr@hotmail.com )
Date: 07 Jan 2000

Looking for information on my grand-father William Walter Herring. He was born in Ms and his parents in Ga. Looking for the names of his parents and where they are buried. William Walter is buried at Hughen Cemetery in Drew Co. Thanks

Surnames: JONES
Submitter: C.L. Jones (CarsonJonesSr@hotmail.com )
Date: 07 Jan 2000

I am looking for information on my grandfather Hiram Abif Jones. He was born in Ar and his parents in Tn. I have found his mother in the census records for Drew Co. Her name was Martha and I think her maiden name was Shepperd. They lived in Bearhouse township. I need information on who my ggrand-father was and where both ggrand-parents are buried. My grand-father is buried at Centerpoint. Thanks

Surnames: HOKE HALE
Submitter: Barbara Cohea (BarbCohea@home.net)
Date: 02 Jan 2000

I am searching for information on IRA N. HOKE and his family. His wife was MARY L. HALE. He lived in Bear House township, Drew Co., in 1870. He was born in Alabama. His birth date was abt. 1832. He had children named, Robert Lee, Henry. Lottie, and Kittie.

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