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General Query Susan Dalton Came across small article entitled "Warrants Received for 22 Blind Pensioners" in the Thursday, September 20, 1934 edition of The Log Cabin Democrat. I am wondering if anyone might have any further information as to what agency might have issued these warrants or any suggestions as to where I would start trying to find that info?
General Query JoAnn Bradford I am looking for a restoration place in Conway, an old loom was donated to one in Conway many years ago. I was wondering where the place is or was, and what may have happened to the loom.
General Query JoAnn Bradford Is there sill a T J Echols Studio in Conway or any sites for it online? I have a couple pictures of my Great Granddad Richard Graham and his two daughters and two son's in it. They lived somewhere around Guy or in that area.
Allen Soni Allen LaPee Seeking information on Naiomi McElmurry Allen. She was from Faulkner County, and she married Silas Allen. She is buried in Guy, Arkansas. I am seeking information on what Funeral Home she was at since she died in either Kansas or Missouri sometime after 1984. I have very little information on her except that she is buried under the name Naiomi McElmurry Allen. Thanks
Allen Soni Allen LaPee My grandparents Ben F.Allen and Josie Hale Allen lived in Faulkner County all of their lives. (census 1880-1930) I am looking for anyone who might be related to the William A. Allen and Laura Bowman Allen line. I know my great grandmothers mother was Mary Sherrod Bowman Flowers and they were all from Hardeman County Tennessee, but I have been unable to find anything on my great grandfather William A. Allen. Any information would be appreciated.
Atkinson Kathy LaFleur Luther Atkinson-son of Ezekiel Atkinson. I am trying to find out where Luther is buried. Thank you!
Ballard S. Dalton Looking for info on George Washington Ballard, born about 1861 in Ark, son of Elizabeth and D.(Drury) G. Ballard. Found on 1900 census in Cypress, Faulkner Co., living with mother and two orphans and on 1930 census again living in Cypress in the Francis Wooley household as a boarder. Wondering about 1910 census, 1920 census and also marriage and date of death.
Brannon Robert Brannon I am searching for any info on my grandfather Dr. Edmond O. Brannon and his wife Lavaina. Also do you have any info on my GGrandfather Moses Brannon Any help would be appreciated. Thank you
Brewer Charlie Jenkins My wife needs information on her grandmothers father. Her grandmother was Amber Mitchell. After her mothers death her father gave her to the Brewer family and she then married Frank Cummings at the age of 16. Her fathers name was Charlie Mitchell, her mother Liza, not sure of the spelling,Robinson.
Brinkley Virginialee Dodd Jackson I am looking for information on my birthmother, Nellie Faye Brinkley who was reportedly from Conway, AR. I was born in Wichita, Kansas in June 1945.
Brockington Della Smith Could someone please lookup these names from the Echoes Newspaper 1931:
Hellen Clemons on page 94 who was my great grandmother
Phillip Clemmons who was her son on page 96
Gertha Lee Brockington who was a niece page 235
Thanks!
Brockington Della Smith Could someone please lookup these names from the Echoes Newspaper 1926:
Ella Brockington pages 66, and 191
F D Brockington pages 57 and 66
Thanks!
Carr Sharon Wilson Can someone tell me how to find the death of my g-grandfather who died in Conway, Ar. around 1900, in a lumber mill accident. His name is Zachariah T. Carr. Thank You, Sharon Wilson
Chastain/Pearson Mary Cargile Elmo Chastain and Ruth Pearson were married January 16, 1939 in Conway, AR Elmo enlisted in the Army in October, 1943. I am looking for the names of their children
Cook Lanney Cook My g-grandfather was William Cook. He had three children: Jim, Patsy and Bob. I have found the grave site of Bob Cook and I am trying to find a lady who was a member of Patsy's family, I believe her granddaughter.
Drake/Terry Denise Blaber Looking for burial place of Elijah Drake who was married to Mary Jane Terry. Thanks
Fulmer Sherry Ryan I am looking for a newspaper article about my great grandfather. His last name was Fulmer. He was hit by a drunk driver and killed. 1932-1937
Fulmer Barbara I am looking for information on my grandfather, William Wesley Fulmer. He was hit by a car on Christmas Eve 1936 and died December 27th. He is buried at Oak Grove Cemetery in Conway. I have the funeral card for his wife, my grandmother, and would be grateful to learn if I could obtain one for him, or something in the paper about his accident and subsequent death.
Graham Sydna Landers Daily John W Graham married Sophia Fleming in 1874. He was married to a Miss Fortson who died shortly after giving birth in Oct 1867 to Phalba Newell my great grandmother. I am looking for Miss Fortson's given name, Aunt Thelma and Tressie told me she had a sister named Martha A who married Henry Riffle. Also would like to know where she is buried. I know John W is buried at Oak Bowery and been told his wives are buried there, but found no headstones. He was married also to a Miss Wilson, Martha Martin before he married Fortson. John W's father was William but do not know his mother's name. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks
Griggs Erma McCool I'm trying to find the grave of Patsy Griggs I know she was buried in Conway in 1941 or 1942 cemetery in town. I don't know if there is a headstone. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Hargrove Brandi Hargrove Looking for descendants of Oce/Osa Hargrove, son of Edd and Ida Hargrove, died 1958 in Limestone Co. Supposedly buried in Pettusville Cemetery. If anyone could send me a pic or transcription of his headstone, I would appreciate it. Name of second wife--first wife Elizabeth Gilbert died between 1928-1930--and names of any children.
Harrison Barbara Jester John F. (civil war vet) b. 1843 Ga. in Union Co. Ark 1860-1870. Married 1867 probably in Ark.(not in Union Co.) found in 1880 in Faulkner Co. According to Ancestry.com records, died 1883 (only 46) wife dies in 1933(Faulkner Co.) Need all info, but am especially interested in cemetery. Need wife's maiden name and obit.,to confirm if this is my John F. John F.(possibly Franklin) son of Wm. & Nancy Harrison. They are listed in Pence Funeral Home records. Tks!
Harvey Don Nixon Looking for info on Minnie Harvey. Also, any Nixon, Courtney, Anthamatten or Harvey surnames.
Hopkins Steve Hopkins I am searching for info on Andrew Jackson Hopkins, born in South Carolina around 1820 and the father of Larkin Wayne Hopkins, born in 1854 in Alabama. My grandfather is George M. Dallas Hopkins. Actually, I have a lot of info about the Hopkins in Beryl, Vilonia, Conway and Mayflower; but I would love to have anything that you can contribute. Thank you!
Howe Vern Howe According to his Civil War Pension Deposition, Joshua HOWE married Mary E. TRANTHAM in "September 1890" (transcribed record on this site shows 24 AUG 1890). The same record shows that a Joshua HOWE married a "OMY McGLON" on 15 JUL 1876. My guess is that she's a relative of the McGLONE family. The pension record goes on to say that Joshua had "a little girl living in Michigan, born at Conway Ark June 28th 1888; its mother died at its birth" The implication is that the mother is probably buried in a Conway Cemetery. Any further information would be most appreciated.
Isaacs Elden Isaacs George W Isaacs received a Land Warrant of 1812 and used it in Faulkner Co, AR # 22702 His land was located at SEC: 31 TWP 8-N RANGE 13-W MERIDIAN 5th PM Could anyone tell me where this land is.? I need to put a face to it.
Jeffries Wayne Jeffries Mary Elizabeth Jeffries  She was a teenager in Conway in 1932. I can find no link to my family who have lived in the county since the 1870's. I am curious as to who she was. Anyone have any info I would appreciate hearing from you.
Johnson Joyce last name Johnson, first names Elam, Georgia, Hattie E. Sally J. live in Conway 1900; Sally married Wm. Mandley (Manley) various spellings, had children Enoch, Naomi, Drucilla until around 1911.
King Gina Clingan I am doing research on my gg-grandmother, Laura Sparks King. Her mother married William Mack Mitser Miller King and the family was in Faulkner Co., AR by 1872. Her mother was Octavia Oliver Sparks King. Would love to hear from anyone who might be related to this family.
Landers Sydna Landers Daily Dr. David R. Landers  I am looking for information on my great great grandfather Landers-Dr. David R . He had his practice at Six Mile Point Store in Faulkner County which was near Duncan school house near Liberty church. He married two of Jack Duncan's daughters-Malinda and Sarah. He is buried at Old Liberty Cemetery. I have been told by my Dad and Uncles that he was bitten by a mad dog after delivering a baby at Chadwick somewhere near panther creek. He made it home and died in a corn crib.
He had the following children-Robert B Landers (Bob) (my great grandfather)-his mother I do not know.
Nora- her mother was Sarah Duncan Landers(Nora worked for years at Hines Hotel in Conway Ark. It was there she met Mr. W R James. She worked as maid at old Revalode Hotel across from washeteria (same street as post office) when it burnt she lived in a 2 story house where legion hut is now (1981). When the hotel burned she had to jump out of second floor window to get out.
Mr. James started the business school there in Conway. The other children Maggie B who married a J T Harrison, Louisa, Jack (died in the sanatorium in Little Rock) and Arthur. Their mother was Malinda Duncan Landers. I do know that Dr Landers came from Ireland with 2 or 3 brothers and they separated once they reached the states. After his death Robert B drew 3 royalty checks from an estate in Ireland. Any information will be greatly appreciated.
I fit into the picture- Robert B married Fannie Gertrude Patterson and had Lizzie, Samuel, Winfred, Ethel and George Melton (my grandfather). George Milton married Della Pairalee Jones and they had Winfred, Robert, Loyce, George and Lloyd. Lloyd is my father.
Update 8/08:
I had some of my information wrong earlier. Norah's mother was Malinda. Dr David Landers had 4 wives, ? who was the mother to Catherine 1845-1887 (she married a W Bumgarner in Yell Co), Mary Jane Howard married in 1851 in Pulski Co and moved to Yell Co near Danville and had Robert B(1857-1895), Maragret Jane (1854-1861 buried in Danville cemetery) Charles William (1855-1882 and stayed with Catherine when Dr Landers moved to Faulkner Co)
He married a Elizabeth G, Sarah E in 1876, Malinda in 1876 By Malinda he had Norah, Maggie B (married J T Harrison in Pulaski Co) Lousia, Jack and Arthur. Arthur is listed in 1900 census as a nephew of James Duncan in Pulaski Co Bayou Meto #145 and farm laborer. If anyone has any info on any of these please share. Thanks
Lea Rick Kirkland I am interested in any information on the Lea's that came to Arkansas in the mid to late 1850s. I believe Ambrose homesteaded about 1857 north of Vilonia. He had a wife listed as Beatrice in the 1860 censes in an area that later became Faulkner county. In 1862 he married Elizabeth Francis Nixon and is living in Linder. I have tried to find out Cival War records but came up empty. He may have had a brother in the area name A W C Lea.
Lea Harold Joyner I'm searching for the burial site and date of death for Gladys Joyner Lea that died I believe in Kennet, MO in the 1960. She formally lived in Faulkner Co., AR Her husband was Ambrose Lea and lived in the Springhill or Wooster area many years. Thanks HJ
Livingston Teresa Clark I am trying to find the burial place of A.F. Livingston that died on April 4, 1888 in Faulkner County. Any help would be appreciated.
Mandley Joyce I am looking for info for 1900 and 1910 census for William Mandley that married Sallie Johnson, his son Thomas married Annie Johnson and his first wife was Julie Mandley (Mandly). Looking for more info after 1910.
Massey Paula I am searching for the family of Thomas Massey and Jennie Douglass. Would appreciate any help offered.
McCaig Becky Teas I am looking for any information on my great grandfather. His name is Everet McCaig he was born in 1882 in Arkansas.
Morris Robert Caldwell I am seeking information on James L. Morris whom the SSDI has living in Vilonia at the time of his death in April 1969. He may be the son of Arthur C. and Gesna Morris who were living in Houston TX in 1930. Any info is much appreciated, Bob
O'Neal Denise Blaber Looking for the parents of Thomas York O'Neal born between 1862-1869 in Arkansas. He married Demaris Drake in 1887. Had a sister Sarah J. O'Neal who married a George D. Smith in 1889. His mother's maiden name was York. Any information would be helpful. Thanks
Palmer Martha Ladd Am looking for relatives of James and Racheal Adeline Scrimpture Palmer. I'm not sure of the Scrimpture spelling. They would have been my great grandparents. Thanks
Preston Wanda Greathouse Seeking info. on George B. Preston, lived in Conway, Arkansas, might have died in Faulkner. He worked for King Bridge Manufactory and Iron Works, Iola, Allen County, Kansas. He was the builder of the Springfield Des Arc Bridge. George Preston, and wife Mary Niblet Holmes Preston, lived in Ft. Smith, and were soldiers of the Civil War. Both are buried in the Ft. Smith Naional Cemetery. Mary's will listed a son George B. Preston, and I think this is her son. These Prestons were from England. Any help out there?
Preston Wanda Greathouse I think my George B. Preston might be the person for which the town of PRESTON is named after. The History of Faulkner says that a Mr. Preston lived on Gold Creek before 1860, he was a early white settler. This is Pine Mountain Township. Any information on this early settler?
Riffle Kathryn I am looking for relative Riffles from William Joel Riffle and Elba Loucandice Cole. They lived in Faulkner County and are buried in Oak Bowery.
Shuffield Charlotte Roberson I am searching for info about my grandpa, William Frank Shuffield, he was the son of John L. Shuffield and Mary Partain or Benefield, not sure.He was born 1878 and had a sister Mary Nora Shuffield born 1885.I can find some info on Mary but nothing on my grandpa.
Stewart Ginnie Hobbs I am currently searching for any information on the family of my late grandfather Leonard Stewart. His parents were Alfred Aaron and Hattie Beene Stewart. He had several siblings and lived in Guy. If you have any information that would help me in my search, I would appreciate it.
Stinson/Sturgeon Becky Roberts I am researching the STINSON / STURGEON surnames for a friend. I was wondering if someone could find an article in the Log Cabin Democrat about a Loretta Faye Sturgeon Stinson murder. The bad thing is that I just have a probable year which is 1988. She was murdered by her boyfriend who was also a police officer. I do not know his name at this time, but do know that he is still in prison. If anyone knows anything about these families or this murder, please email me at Pilotsmom@suddenlink.net.
Teagle Larry Joe Venable Looking for burial place of James Thomas Teagle and his wife Augustus Martha Melton (Bailey) Teagle
Vinson Veloyce Trying to locate information about Nathan Vinson who married an Abigal. Their children were Sarah Emma, William Jessie and Henry Wesley and they migrated to Clarke County, MS.
Walker E. Walker Myer Seeking info on John N. Walker who bought land in Faulkner Co. 07-01-1859. Will be glad to exchange info if he connects with my Walker line in White Co. AR.
Ward Betty Craig Looking for information on James Thomas Ward born 1877 in Ark. Lived in and around Enders and Bee Branch. My grandmother Minnie T. Ward was born 23 May 1914 She had a twin brother. James died between 1914 and 1920. He was a farmer and a peacher. He died at church and I don't know where he is buried.

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