Frances A. Fitzhugh Grave
SE 1/4 NE 1/4 S25 T3S R17W
Hot Spring Co., Ark. Deed Record Bk.
4 page 513, July 20, 1906 reserves on acre in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 S25 T3S R17W
and mentions the grave of Frances A. Fitzhugh, mother of B.C. Fitzhugh.
This is on the Old Military Road.
FITZHUGH, FRANCES A. b. About 1825 TN d. ________ Marked with a large
Mrs. J.M. Clem III (Frances Edwards Clem) of Malvern is a granddaughter
of B.C. & Sallie Wallace Fitzhugh. Frances only knows that her
grandmother (Sallie W. Fitzhugh) had some graves moved to Malvern
(actually to the Francois Cemetery at Gifford) when they moved to
Malvern. These graves are apparently some of their infants which are
buried in the Fitzhugh/Edwards plot and marked with concrete blocks &
The following information is from several sources:
1850 Census, Hot Springs Twp., Hot Spring Co., Ark. 10.10. Merrit House
26 Farmer $1000 TN, Frances E. 24 TN, Bythanie M. 6 TN, Amanda 2 AR, &
William 8/12 AR (9/27/1850).
Feb.12, 1855 Bk. E pg.131 Hot Spring Co. Deeds: Frances E. House decree
against Geo. w. & Merrit House. Smith Co., Carthage, Tennessee Court
record sued for slaves left to Frances & her 3 sisters (not named).
Feb.14, 1855. Hot Spring Co. Chancery Court Bk. "A" pg 288: Merrit House
vs. Frances E. House, defendant: NW !/4 S32 T3S R16W 160 Acres.
Bk. "A" pgs. 294-297; 296-297-298-299 9/1/1855 - Merritt House willfully
deserted the said Frances E. House. Divorced.
Hot Spring Co. Marriage Records: 12/22/1857 Frances E. House married
Benjamin Fitzhugh. Deed Bk. F, pgs. 77 & 91, 1957 marriage contract &
Schedule of Slaves, agreed to live separately.
1860 Census, Fenter Twp., Hot Spring Co.- 277 Mrs. Francis Fitzhugh 35
housekeeper $300-$4000 Tenn., Benjamin C. 2 Ark, Virginia 4 mo. Ark., &
Darcie DeHaws 6 fem. Ark..
Big Creek Twp. -441 Benjamin Fitzhugh 56 Carpenter, $2000-$500 Tenn. &
his dau. Ellen Cass Fitzhugh 12 Miss..
Benjamin & Frances divorced and both remarried: Frances Fitzhugh m.3rd.
11/4/1865 to Dickerson Futrell. Deed Bk. F, pgs 410-413 12/12/1866- D.
Futrell & Frances agreed to live separate & apart. They had one daughter
Perlina Futrell b. 1868. Benjamin Fitzhugh m.3rd. 2/12/1862 Elizabeth
B.L. Chambers Brashears, widow of John Brashears.
HEADSTONE HISTORY of Hot Spring Co., Arkansas Vol.3 pg.92. Published by
the Hot Spring Co., Arkansas Historical Society 1979.
THE FITZHUGH FAMILY OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND 1684-1993 VOL.III
Chapter 14. Published by Harold Dean Davis.