Aug - Dec 1998 Queries

Below are the queries that were submitted August 1998 through December 1998. I am in the process of updating the Surname Index for this page, but you can use the search box to the right to search for a particular name within the site.

MITCHELL, MICHELOTTI, LAZARONI, EWING - I am seeking information on Gabriel Mitchell Mary Natalie Lazaroni m. in 1892. They lived in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. They had five childern Paul Mitchell b. 4/16/1894 d. 8/1/1969, Neomi Mitchell b. 9/6/1895 d. 5/8/1971, John Mitchell b. 7/4/1898 d. 5/31/1968, Julia Mitchell b. 1/1901 d. 11/1918, Mary Mitchell b. 7/21/1904 d. 5/27/1984. If you have any information please contact me. Also could anyone tell me what township Pine Bluff, Ar. is in. Will share information. Thank you. Cheri Brown Busboom - P. O. Box 501997- Indianapolis, Indiana - 46250 - Aug. 2, 1998.

VICK - Jacob VICK , Jr. m. Viola Goolsby, listed on 1900 and 1910 JeffersonCo. census. Had children Myrtle b. 1892, Byron b. 1896 (deputy Pine Bluff killed May 1926), Gorden b. 1898, Louis b. 1903, and Janie b. 1909. Jacob Vick had brother William T. Vick who died in Pine Bluff in 1898, a sister Emma Vick Denton who died in the Confederate Widow's Home in Little Rock in 1936, and another sister Lydia Eddie Vick who married W. R. Wilkinson, then George Ritchley and living next door to Jacob Vick in 1900. These Vick s were from MS and children on Jacob Vick , Sr. Any information on these people greatly appreciated. - Mary Vick - P.O. Box 923 - New Waverly, TX - 77358 - Aug 3, 1998.

WALKER, BOYLES, REAGEN - My grandparents: Joseph E. & Dixie Walker , Humphrey & Stuttgart, AK 1920-1950 My Dad: Beverly V. Walker Born: 7 Feb 1929, My Uncle: Joseph E. Walker born: 11 May 1920, My Aunts: Elba I. Walker , Margeret Walker , Dova Walker . William Walker - 2717 Marrow Ave. - Waco, TX - 76707 - Aug. 6, 1998.

BRIGGS, - I am looking for information on Dewey Lee Briggs bd 6-15-1904, birthplace: Canadian, Tx? married Jessie Lee Meeks bd 10-5-1914 at Pine Bluff, AR on 4-17-1935. I would appreciate any information you might have. Please contact me. Thanks. - Ida Kraemer - P.O. Box 13759 - Mexico Beach, Fl - 32410. - Aug. 16, 1998..

SIZEMORE, WILMOUTH - I have information that my great-great grandmother Elizabeth Ann (aka Mary Elizabeth) WILMOUTH SIZEMORE NOLEN was born in Jefferson County, AR. She was born about 1854. She had one child John William Fletcher SIZEMORE while in AR. His father apparently died when he was young as she is married to and has 2 children by Jessa NOLEN and is living in Grayson County, TX, by 1880. Any info on people with these surnames appreciated. - Linda Hollman - Aug. 16, 1998.

ROGERS - Claud L.ROGERS Born June 12,1881 in Jefferson County Ak.-Could you give us any information about his parents and his brothers and sister if he had any. Thank you. Lane Pesch - Box 279 - Tipton, Ok. - Aug. 17, 1998.

EVANS, GRICE - Searching for information on Nora Anna Grice Evans , born 10 June 1885 in Benton Ark. She married William Alfred Evans 4 Jan 1904 They moved to Jefferson Co. in 1920 & raised their family. Seeking any info on her parents, brothers or sisters. - Bill Evans - PO Box 86 - Killen, Al. - 35645 - Aug. 21, 1998.

SPEARS - I am looking for the parents of Lucindia Dorothy Spears , born 1851 in Jefferson Co. Arkansas. Thank you. MARSHA MAY - 2165 ALEXANDER RD.- SILSBEE, TX - 77656 - Aug. 26, 1998.

PERRY - Searching for death certificate information on Ruby Perry , born approx 1910 or 1911, died in Pine Bluff, AR in approx 1914, buried in a Pine Bluff cemetery mother's name Winnie Hardin Perry , father's name Samuel Perry . Thank you. Barbara Lewis - P. O. Box 2306 - Conway, Ark. - 72033 - Aug. 29, 1998

MARKHAM - Would like to contact anyone working on the MARKHAM surname. Especially family of Richard E. Markham , born 1860 in Arkansas, son of Robert and Sarah. Thanks. - "" Doris Lindblad - Aug. 30, 1988

BROWN - Searching for family members of Edgar Lewis and Tenar BROWN . Their son, William Henry BROWN , was born in Jefferson County on September 17, 1869. His twin brother was Frank BROWN . A sister was Josie BROWN (Baker) and another brother was Eli Brown . Tenar was a Cherokee who returned to Texas. Edgar moved to Sebastian County and possibly Monroe County. He may have been from Galveston, Texas. William Henry lived in Perry County, then Conway County. Frank moved to Alma, Arkansas. Some family members say Edgar Lewis became a minister. He died in Arkadelphia, AR in about 1910. No one knows who or where the other family members moved to or if they had children. They were related to the HENSLEY family and the PATTERSON family. - Maggie Bee - Sept. 3, 1998.

FREEMAN - I am searching for any information regarding Alphonso Freeman B. 22, Feb, 1907. His father supposedly was a farmer in Wabbaseka. He had a brother--Clyde who worked for the railroad and was married to Lucinda, a nurse. Alphonso's mother, my husband's grandmother, was still alive in March 1977 (Alphonso's funeral) but my husband remembers nothing more. If anyone has any information regarding this family, please contact us. - Mag-e Freeman - 750-A Lakeside Dr, - Robins AFB, Georgia - 31098 - Sept. 4, 1998

BLANKENSHIP - Looking for dates/places of burial for : WALTER AND RUBY BLANKENSHIP . Lived in PineBluff during the 1940-50's+, death dates most likely 1950-60's. Thank you. - Dorothy Lewis - Rt.. 4, Box 251-K Greenville, Ala. 36037. - Sept. 11, 1998

MULLIGAN OR MILLIGAN - Looking for info on NINAN (N.M.) MULLIGAN , thought to have settled in Jefferson Co. after the Civil War. Would like to exchange info/correspond with any Mulligan s remaining in Jefferson Co. Thank you. Dorothy Lewis - Rt. 4, Box 251-K - Greenville, Alabama - 36037. - Sept. 11, 1998.


ZERELL - I am seeking information on the ZERELL family. From a picture I have, I believe the ZERELL BROTHERS had a business in Jefferson County, possibly Pine Bluff.My grandfather's name was AUGUST H. ZERELL . I believe he died in December 1925, in Pine Bluff. His children were ELIZABETH MARIE ZERELL born Apr. 24, 1917 and AUGUST ZERELL born May 25, 1915. Vital Records has no birth or death certificates for any of these individuals. Thank You. - David A. Ostrum - 2371 Hwy 46 - North Deer Park, WI.- 54007. - Sept. 19, 1998.

JONES, NORVILL, SHARP - Seeking information on my paternal grandmother and two of her daughters who lived in Pine Bluff during the 1920s. My grandmother was Frances (Fannie) Beda Jones who was from Kingsland, Cleveland County and she lived at various times in Pine Bluff in the l920s with her daughter Ida Jones Norvill who married a Mack Norvill who worked on the railroad and Rose Jones Sharp . The addresses where Frances B. Jones lived from 1921 until 1930 were 711 E. 3rd Ave., 1614 E. 4th St. and 520 W. 9th Ave.. I am looking for anyone who may have information on any of these people from that period. This is in an effort to trace the elusive ancestors of my paternal grandparents. Thank you. J . Norvill Jones 3568 Trinity Dr. - Alexandria, VA - 22304. - Sept. 20, 1998.

SANDERS - Looking for information on Marshall Augustus SANDERS . According to other family death records was in the Pine Bluff area in 1953. - Pam Smart - 11288 Hwy 111 - Anacoco, LA - 71403 - Sept. 22, 1998.

QUEST, GREENLEES - Looking for information on T.L. Quest an wife Amanda Greenlees Quest . Amanda is the older sister of my grandfather, she live in Jefferson Co. in 1900's had at least one daughter who married an had children but are all dead except the children who apperantly moved off to other areas.Any info on them especially where they are buried would be appricated. - Richard Lunsford - 180 Ryburn Road - Rison, Ar. - 71665. - Sept 23, 1998.


YOUNG, WELLS - I am looking for information on John Calender Young & Ellenor(Nona) Wells . They were married and lived in Pine Bluff around 1915-1920 before moving to Memphis, Tenn. - Jon Young - 1051 NW 45 Ct. Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 33309. - Oct. 2, 1998.

VINSON, MORGAN - Looking for Morgan family who lived somewhere around Pine Bluff. Don't know husbands name, but wife was Mahala Jane who was a Vinson . Hoping to find Mahala Janes mother Sarah Vinson living with this family or seperately. Time frame 1855-1890. Mahala may be buried in Arkansas and Sarah Vinson may be there too. Thank you for your help and consideration. - Judith A. Vinson - 607 Johnston St.SE, - Decatur, AL. - 35601. - Oct. 6, 1998.

MITCHELL, - James C. Mitchell , George A. Mitchell , Effie Mitchell , Dolly Mitchell , and William Mitchell were all grandchildren of W.R. Mitchell . His son was their father; however, no one seems to know that son's name. W.R. Mitchell also had a daughter named Nancy Sweeden Garrett, and one named Sally. These daughters lived in Monroe County in 1880 because they all appear on the 1880 census with W.R. Mitchell living with them. If anyone has any info about this missing son's identity, I would appreciate you forwarding it to me as this is my great-grandfather, and he remains a missing link in the family tree I am building. - Cheri Dunlap - 4150 Arnold Drive - Jacksonville, AR. 72099. - Oct. 12, 1998.

SCOTT - Looking for information on a J.H. Scott (Jesse Head Scott ). He was part of the Pine Bluff, Lodge 305, , Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. His brother or father was James A. Scott . Does anyone have any information on them or the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen? Thanks so much . . - Sue Macchiarella - 1402 E. Rhett Butler Rd., - Clarksville, TN - 37042. - Oct. 12, 1998.

ROBERTS - Looking for information on a Roberts family that lived in or near Humphery, AR. The wife was my aunt Myrtle Howell, b. abt 1890. They had several children: Hazel, Ruth, Lucille and a set of twin boys and possible other children that I do not have names for. The twins were born about 1925. Mr. Roberts , don't have a first name, was a mail carrier - don't know if it was city or rural. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Have some information on Myrtle's ancestors and willing to share. Albert Blankenship - 830 East Gay street, - Warrensburg, Mo. - 64093. - Oct. 18, 1998.

BRONTE, GRACEY, FORD, - I'm looking for information on my great-aunt. Her name was Lillian Bronte , from Carroll County, Mississippi. She apparently was married to a Mr. Gracey and they lived in Whitehall, in the Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., area, in around 1905-1912. They divorced and she went to Houston, Texas, sometime before 1920, where she married a man named Arthur Ford . She was called a "social worker" by her adopted daughter, Clara. She probably died in Texas, and I don't know much about her. Any information would be greatly appreciated! Thanks. - Gloria Bronte Lane 520 N Cedar St. - Little Rock, AR. - 72205 - - Oct. 29, 1998.

WILMOTH - My great-great grandmother is said to be born in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, AR, in 1853. She is the daughter of William Fletcher WILMOTH and Mary Ann TINDLE. Any information on this family would be appreciated. Linda H. - Nov. 1, 1998.

STUTTS - Could someone please do a lookup for me in the 1860 Census of Jefferson County, Arkansas? I am looking for William Stutts born abt 1820 and his wife Elizabeth born abt 1840. Children should be Murdock, Robert, and other children born after 1850. Thank you - Liz Moore - Nov. 3, 1998

FURR, HARRISON - Would like to find information on Henry Clay Furr b 1844 AR m Anna Marie Harrison b 1847 KY. They had two children Estelle Maude b 1868 AR and J. E. (female) b 1869 AR. I found them in the 1870 Jefferson Co AR census. - Mrs. Pat DeArman Fite - 2525 Nantucket #4 - Houston, TX - 77057 - Nov. 3, 1998.

ADAMS, ADDAMS - I am seeking any / all information on the family of Harvey / Harry Constantine Adams , who wed Augusta Addams and lived near Pine Bluff early 1900s. Augusta came from a wealthy slave-holding family near Monroe, LA. Harvey worked in the logging industry. They had a daughter, Rose, born 11 / 1913 and a son, Alexander born 12 /1 914 who were taken from the home by the Red Cross circa 1921-22 and placed in the Bottom's orphanage / children's / detention home. The children were later taken to Dr. Christen's Home (located close to Children's Hospital) in Little Rock. Harvey / Harry and Gussie also had sons, Alexander (which I mention above) and Wesley. If anyone has any information about these children, or these orphanages, PLEASE contact me. The probation officers name was GRACE BROBRIDGE. Thank you. Cindy Adams - HC 72 BOX 78 - VENDOR, AR.- 72683 - Nov. 4, 1998.

ALEXANDER, SPEARS - I am trying to find the parents and siblings of my gggrandmother, Lucindia Dorothy Spears b. 1851. Lucindia married James Riley Alexander b 1851 in Mobil Al. they started having children in Miss. then moved on to Texas where the rest of their childred were born. They both died in Texas. Any help will be most welcomed. Thanks. MARSHA ALEXANDER MAY - 440 ALEXANDER RD. - SILSBEE, TEXAS - 77656. - Nov. 10, 1998.

MASON - Looking for info on Bill Riley Mason son of George and Missouria Flynn Mason . Bill married Willie Russ in 1927. He died in the early 1970's at the age of 71. Lived most of his life in Lincoln and Jefferson County. He was a retired Commercial fisherman. Need any info on Bill or any other member of the family. Thanks. - Debi Beatty - HC 66 Box 18C Danville, AR. - Nov. 10, 1998.

TOMPKINS - Looking for the date of a Jefferson Co. marriage. William W. TOMPKINS & Mary REED about 1890. Also need William's parents names if possible. Thank you. - Rhonda Garver - 8505 NW 121 - OKC, OK. 73162. - Nov. 17, 1998. -

TREADWAY - My great-grandfather, Oscar Edward Treadway was killed in a hunting accident in late 1900 or early 1901. We think this occured in the Pine Bluff, Arkansas area and we think he is buried near there. His son Oscar Jennings Treadway was born about two months after his death. His wife, Mary Daniels Treadway and son moved to central Texas. We are looking for any information about siblings or anyone who might have heard a family story like this for a connection. This is all f the information we have about the Treadway family that we came from. Thank you - Windell Treadway Route 3 Box 172 - Gorman, Texas - 76454. - Nov. 17, 1998.

HARVILL, JONES - Looking for descendants of Samuel Ellis Harvill (1877-1970) and Blanche Jones (~1892--??). Sam and Blanche were married in Bradley County, AR, and had at least the following children: Alf, Edward, Eveline. The family later moved to Jefferson County, where Sam Harvill died (according to SSDI records). It is assumed that Blanche Jones Harvill also died in Jefferson County, though her exact date of death is not known. I'm looking to trade information about this family. I have been told that Blanche Jones ' mother (name unknown) might have come from Jefferson County originally. Melissa Jones - P.O. Box 64102 - Sunnyvale, CA. - 94088. - Nov. 26, 1998. - Please visit my website to see the information I have so far, plus other information about the Jones family.

EVANS - Looking for info. on the JULIUS EVANS family who lived near Watson Chappell from about 1910 till 1932. Children were CATHERINE, JOE, JOSIE, J.S., FANNIE JANE. Their neighbors were ROSIE and JOSIE MORRIS, CHARLIE and VIRGIL PIERCE. JULIUS was born in FOURCHE,Pulaski Co. in 1873, and was married to MARY ISOLA DARNELL in 1900. JULIUS worked in Pine Bluff as a Streetcar Motorman, and later in the Cottonbelt Yards. Would really appreciate any help anyone can give. Thanks. - Bill Morris - PO Box 334 - Chappell Hill, Texas - 77426. Dec. 4, 1998.

PIPKIN - I am requesting an obit for Bessie Elizabeth Pipkin , death date August 27 1927. She died in Pine Bluff, AR, Jefferson Co. and is buried in St. Peters Cemetary, in Jefferson CO. Thanks. - Jeff Creighton - 601 W. Main St. Ritzville, WA. 99169. - Dec. 5, 1998.

BROWN - Seeking information/ancestors of John Henry Brown , w. (1) Jennie, (2) Evedora and brothers Frank Brown and Will Samuel Brown , w. Ella. Frank may be uncle of John and Will. All born in Tallahatchie County, MS. Thank you. Dorothy French - 6942 S. Claremont Ave. - Chicago, IL. - 60636. - Dec. 6, 1998.

HARDY - I am looking for the Hardy family from AR. My G-grandfather was Benjamin Hardy his wife Sarah Jones Hardy . They lived in Lamar County Al until her death and then he moved back to Ar to live near his brother. His brother which I have no name worked in a post office in the town where they lived. I am new at this and don't have any more information except this. NEED HELP!! Thanks for any I can get. - Rita Hardy Harkey - 2344 County Road 106 Fayette, AL - 35555. - Dec. 18, 1998.

ENGLISH, INGLISH - I am looking for information regarding Noah D. ENGLISH . He was born abt. 1821 in Alabama to James and Nancy ENGLISH . He moved to Arkansas and married Ann Eliza COX in Saline Co. in 1839. He had moved to Jefferson Co. by the 1850 census. His brother, Alfred M. INGLISH , was living two doors down. Noah became a probate judge and lived in that county until about 1870, when he moved to Pulaski Co., where he died the next year. His wife, daughter of James and Mary COX is buried in Mt. Holly Cemetery in Little Rock. Noah's brother, Elbert H. English , was the Chief Justice of the Arkansas State Supreme Court. - Karen Stewart - 117 Newport Dr. - Florence, AL - 35630. Dec. 18, 1998.

SADDLER, DEAN - I was born in Pine Bluff in September of 1965, my fathers name was Bobby Lewis Saddler , the son of Lewis Richard Saddler , Born July of 1907? and Mira Lee (Rusty) Dean , birthdate unknown. I am trying to locate any relative I may have. I have actually located a half brother of my fathers and received information regarding my grandfather. Now I am trying to locate my grandmothers side the DEAN family. - Tammy Saddler Guzman - 152 N. Olive Apt. A Orange, CA - 92866. - Dec. 28, 1998.

AUSTIN, McGEHEE, TALIAFERRO - My grandfather, Lawthan McGehee Austin , Sr., (b. ca 1896) was orphaned about the age of four. I am searching for his father, Lawthan Bethune Austin , who died about 1900, supposedly in Pine Bluff, Ark. Lawthan Bethune had married 2nd Rebecca Sarah McGehee Taliaferro , widow of James Taliaferro . Lawthan Bethune had 11 children and Rebecca Sarah had 10 children when they married and had my grandfather late in life. Any information would be greatly appreciated. - Karen Blum or eamil me at - Karen Blum - 1020 Kelley Ridge Court Bellingham, WA - 98226. - Dec. 30, 1998.

JONES - I am searching for any info on JOHN C. JONES . John was from Georgia and appears in the 1860 census for Jefferson Ct. Arkansas. With him was a daughter, SEPHRONIA JONES . A son, A. N. JONES was born in Jefferson Ct. A. N. Jones and JOHN C. JONES left Arkansas after the Civil War. John C. Jones married in Jefferson County to Martha LOVELESS in 1863. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks - Suzi Waguespack - 3924 Lolan Court Marrero, La. - 70072. - Dec. 31, 1998.

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