Jan -July 1998 Queries

Below are the queries that were submitted in January 1998 through July 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.

GIBBINS - ARNOLD - John S. GIBBINS was found living in Jefferson Co Arkansas on the 1850 census. In 1853 he married Telitha ARNOLD in Jefferson Co. In 1857 they homesteaded land in the county. I am looking for any information on John or Telitha. She was to of been born in 1834 in Alabama but am having trouble tracing either of them. Reply to Windi Gandolfo - Jan 16 1998

LOGAN - MAYS - BEY - I am trying to track down ancestors of Clearance LOGAN born 1935 (?) who changed his name legally in the 1960's to Mohammed BEY . His father was Willie and mother was Mary Ella (maiden?) Mohammed was married to Ophelia (MAYS) whose father was Alonzo MAYS and mother was Gertrude (maiden?) I don't have any further info but would like to know where to go for this info. This is a black family. I would appreciate any help you can give me. I'm real new to the genealogy quest. My dad has done my family, but I want to track my husband's family for my kids. Thanks so much. Reply to - Barbara Logan. - 01/05/98

HASTINGS - I am trying to verify that my father Humphrey KingHASTINGS was born in Pine Bluff 12 April 1907; the son of Medicus Stamps and Sally Bet HASTINGS . Where would you suggest that I search for that information? Reply to King Hastings .- 6 Jan 1998

DeMAINE - I am trying to find my father's obituary. He died in 1934 on January 24 in Pine Bluff, AR. His name was Adolphus D. DeMAINE . Reply to - Oscar DeMaine . - 6 Jan 1998

KENNEDY - HOLBERT - Seeking information on parents and siblings of Andrew Levi KENNEDY born 1/19/1870 in Pine Bluff, AR. I think parents are Francis Marion KENNEDY b. MS and Sarah or casters HOLBERT but have no proof. Any help what so ever would be appreciated. Thanks, Reply to - Jewell Kennedy . - 6 Jan 1998

LANDRETH - DELL -I am seeking information on Mrs. J.W. LANDRETH who was living in Pine Bluff in 1943 according to my great grandfather's obit. We beleive her maiden name was DELL . Any help appreciated. Thanks. Reply to Jim Dell . 16 Jan 1998

JONES - PATTERSON - PAUL - DOBBS - MORGAN - DAVIS - BROWN - KEMP - LEGUINE - Would like to hear from anyone that can provide me with more information on the following family that lived in the Richland Township of Jefferson County, Arkansas, 1830. Oliver JONES born abt. 1785 died abt. 1839 Jefferson Co., Ark. his wife was Margaret b. abt. 1786 Pa+or Ohio. died 1850-1860 in Cass Co., Texas. Land records in Texas show that she arrived in Texas, Dec. 1839. At two of the sons stayed in Jefferson Co., Ark. Children:
1. John E. JONES b. April 28 1807
2. Andrew JONES b. Sept. 28 1808
3. Mary JONES b. April 17 1811 married John PATTERSON April 27 1830 Jefferson Co., Ark. married 2nd to John ELLIOTT 1841-1842 Texas.
4. Lavina JONES b. Dec. 26 1812.
5. Daniel JONES b. Oct. 9 1813 married Dec. 26 1857 in Cass Co., Texas to Eliza PAUL .
6. WilliamJONES b. June 23 1817 Ohio married June 6 1850 Cass Co., Texas to Sarah DOBBS .
7. Oliver JONES Jr. b. Aug. 6 1919 Ohio, died Sept. 1905 Bryans Mill, Cass Co., Texas married abt. 1847 to Nancy Evelyn MORGAN .
8. Wesley B. JONES b. Nov. 30 1822 Kentucky died 1897-1905 Cass Co., Texas married 1st abt. 1849 to Elizabeth DAVIS 2nd May 13 1854 Cass Co., Texas to Keziah Cisy DAVIS 3rd. Sept. 27 1880 Cass Co., Texas to Belle BROWN .
9. Rebecca JONES b. Feb. 14 1825 died Jan. 3 1902 married 1st to Unknown KEMP and 2nd Dec. 15 1847 Cass Co., Texas to Jeptha DAVIS .
10. James T. JONES b. June 28 1827 Jefferson Co., Ark., married unknown, then 2nd Mar. 18 1860 Cass Co., Texas to Frances E. LEGUINE .
11. Margaret JONES b. Jan. 30 1831 Jefferson Co, Ark. Reply to Norman Davis . - 21 Jan 1998

SHELBY - GENTRY - WILLIAMSON - Seeking data on any SHELBY families living in Dorsey and or Cleveland Co, AR in 1880s and 1900s. I suspect they have connections to the SHELBY s living in Jefferson Co, AR +during this same time frame. Earliest I have is James W SHELBY b abt 1840 TN. He is a widower with children on the 1880 census Soundex for Harper Twp, Dorsey Co, AR- I pick them up again on the 1900 Soundex for Cleveland Co., AR. yes, aware of the Dorsey/Cleveland Co name change. His 2nd wife was Martha WILLIAMSON - This appears to be the same couple located on the 1870 census for Jefferson Co, AR- If so, then he may tie into the family of William SHELBY , wife Martha GENTRY of Jefferson Co. Have data to share. Reply to Judith A. Trolinger . - 21 Jan 1998

BROWNING - I am trying to find some information about the family of Isaac Browning and M. Caroline ? Browning ; Isaac Browning and Barbara Melton Browning ; Thomas Browning and Nancy ? Browning . In Jefferson Co., AR, 1860 Census they are listed as: 441-411-- Browning, Isaac, 59, farmer, b. GA; M Caroline, 31, b. MS; Mitchell, 15, b. AR; Eveline, 10, b. AR; Martha, 10, b. AR; Margaret, 3, b. AR; infant, 1/12f; b. AR. 495-461-- Browning , Isaac, 39, b. LA; Barbara, 30, b. AR; Elizabeth, 9, b. AR; Mary, 8, b. AR; James B, 6, TX; Sarah E, 3, b. AR; Lucinda N, 1, b. AR. 496-462 -- Browning , Thomas, 26, farmer, b. AR; Nancy, 21, b. TN. In Jefferson Co., AR, 1870 Census they are listed as: 90-91 -- Barbary Browning , 40, AR; Elizabeth, 19, AR; Mary, 18, AR; Sarah, 13, AR; Lucinda 11, AR; Malinda, 9, AR; Martha, 5, AR. What happened to Isaac and M Caroline? Their daughter Eveline married Martin Blodgett in Bell Co., TX in 1868. Did the family move to Texas? Also in the 1870 Census, James B. son of Isaac and Barbara Browning is not listed with the family and neither is Isaac, did they move to Texas at this time also? In the 1880 Coryell Co., TX Census, James B is found again, is married and has one daughter and a step-daughter; sister Malinda also is listed with them. What happened to the other persons listed? If anybody out there knows, I would really love for you to share this information with me. It is possible that the Thomas Browning mentioned above might be the person I am looking for. Any help is trulyappreciated and could put me back in the game. Apr 19, 1998 : Tammy Acker - 1614 Leader Drive, Killeen, TX 76452

WATTS / WILLIAMS - I am searching for any information on Oscar Watts and his wife Mary( Williams ) Watts . I find them on the 1900census with 5 children, Maud,Lula,James, John,and Millus(Millous). They lived in Barraque Township, Jefferson Co.They were also on the 1910 census in Jefferson Co. with children Jim,Dunk(John),Millous and George.Oscar was a watchman in 1900. Does anyone know about this family? Millous was my grandfather, but I know nothing about the rest of the family. Any info will help me. Thanks JoAnn. Apr 19, 1998 - JoAnn Burnett - 15430 Killarney Cir. #2 Monroe,Wa. 98272

CHAPMAN, LEE, MERRITT - Searching for families of Varnell LEE and Bertha CHAPMAN m. 1917 in McGhee, both died in the 1980s in Pine Bluff. Parents of Varnell were Martha Clinton MERRITT and Daniel Granderson LEE who both died about 1930 in Jefferson County. Guesstimates and long shots (as well as facts) welcome! : ) Jo-Ann Stephens - RR 5 Box 114, Peru, IN 46970 - Apr. 23, 1998.

BRUNSON-SHELBY - looking for BRUNSONS ...there were several Doctors...Jesse Atherton BRUNSON married Louisa Looney SHELBY and they had six doctor sons and 3 dtrs. Some lived and died in Jefferson County AR; Sarah Brunson m Allen Johnson 1839; others married SIMPSONs, GARLANDs, FARRELLY, & WHITE...I am a SHELBY descendant and would like to trade info.... Johnnie Mullinax Johnson - April 24, 1998

BILLINGSLEY, FORRESTER, STEWART, REED - I am told that the 1900 Census of Jefferson Co. (Vol. 19,Ed.109, Sheet13,Line 14)lists an Alex REED. He is suppose to have died about 1901. He was supposely a blacksmith. Would there be any kind of record? His parents were John Howard REED and Francis BILLINGSLEY REED of Cleveland Co. He married Paralee STEWART 12 Nov.1890 in Cleveland Co.,Ark. I am unsure of Paralee's Father- her Mother was Elizabeth Matilda "Lizzy" FORRESTER . Jenny Oldham - 12725 FM 2305 , Belton, Tx. 76513 - May 5, 1998

BROOKS - William Brooks , born about 1828, in Tennessee. They moved to Arkansas, where two sons were born, Examander, Born September 30, 1853. Also a brother, Casalanza, born in 1854, also in Arkansas. Rita Lee - 2741 S. Pace East Dr Tucson, AZ 85730 - May 5, 1998

THOMAS, ORR, - WILLIAMS, WILLIAM THOMAS born 28 Nov. 1860 Ar. Married FANNIE ORR 12 May 1885 childern JAMES THOMAS AGNES FRANCES GRETCHEN , VERNA , THOMAS W. WILLIAM THOMAS worked as a electrican in Pine Bluff late 1890's is on 1900 and 1910 cenus Jefferson Co. went to El Dorado Union Co. early 1921 died 8 Aug. 1922 HELP I need WILLIAM THOMAS 'S parents. James, Yates - 6040 F.M. 2412 Gatesville,Tx. 76528 - May 6, 1998.

NEWTON, SNYDER, LODIN, DAVIS, HUTT - I am stuck and cannot get farther back than my 2nd great grandfather John C.(possibly Cornell?) NEWTON (b. 1813-15 in (MA?), d. 1870 New Madrid Co. MO,) m. before 1845 Elizabeth T. SNYDER (b. 1822 Uniontown (?) KY, d. 1860-62 Jefferson Co. AR.) John had 5 children with Elizabeth. They were living in Jefferson Co. AR from about the early 1850's until the mid 1860's, where John operated a school, apparently a boarding school, in Sulphur Springs. After his first wife died, he married Elizabeth LODIN in Jefferson Co. with no known children. When she died, he married Mary Ann SNYDER DAVIS , his first wife’s sister, in New Madrid; they had one child. John’s first child was Edward C. NEWTON who married Mollie HUTT , daughter of Andre J. HUTT of Little Rock. Edward and Mollie lived all their lives in Little Rock; they were my great grandparents.Have information to share on their descendants. Appreciate any information or link with any of these people. Thank you. Reece Newton - 408 Wilshire Drive Cleona, PA 17042 - May 11, 1998

BRANDON, DRAKE, RHODES - Martha BRANDON was born 22 Dec 1851 She married Richard Rice RHODES , I think. Her mother was Martha DRAKE who died in 1852 near Pine Bluff, AR. Her father was William Francis BRANDON b. Nov 1824 and d. Oct 1896. This is not my family but I have information for any descendant. Dawn Dement Detring - May 13, 1998

BALEAU, HUDDLESTON - Can anyone tell me what county Humphrey is in? I am looking for Lillian Baleau who lived there in the 1920's and later. She had a brother, Earl Huddleston who lived in Jefferson County. I get conflicting reports as to Humphrey being in Jefferson or Arkansas County. Thank you. Jann Woodard - 12008 Ginger Lane Benton, AR 72015 May 14, 1998

CAZORT, SHELTON, MUSGROVE - Sarah Shelton Musgrove , widow of Joseph Musgrove married Pulsey Cazort on Jan. 19, 1862 in Jefferson Co., AR. They had one child, Martha Josephine Cozart b. 1-20-1864, Rison, AR,who married Wm. Richard Fairbanks 8-20-1844 in Paris, AR. Sarah Shelton 's parents were Samuel Isaac Shelton and Martha Tatum. Her Musgrove children were: Cathy, Tyler, Sam and Luther.Pulsey Cozart was 57 at time of their marriage so may have had a previous wife and family. Sarah Shelton Musgrove Cozart died near Pine Bluff, AR. around 1870. Would greatly appreciate any info on these folks, especially Pulsey Cozart . I have seen his name spelled Pulcy Kezzort. - Maureen May 15, 1998

GINNETT, JENNETT - I am seeking any information available on ROBERT J GINNETT , who purchased land in Jefferson county in 1889 - . Susan Jinnett-Sack - May 19, 1998

Hickey, O' Hickey - Does anyone have any information on the Hickey or O' Hickey surname? English or Irish. Supposedly, Augustus Lord Byrnes Houston Hickey was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas around 1850. He was married to Ava Jane Moore; had daughter, Almedia Ellen Hickey , along with 9 boys and 4 other daughters. Thank you for any help. Tanya Caudill - May 20, 1998

SWEARINGEN - J.C. Swearingen owned land in 1854 in Arkansas Co AR. He died in 1855. The land is in Jefferson Co., Arkansas today. What land office would have handled this land record? (I have the legal description). - Thank you. LOLA WEBER - 106 Victoria St., Longview, WA 98632 - May 21, 1998

DAVIES - I am looking the the Davies family that was in Pine Bluff around 1882. William Davies and Caroline (Carrie) Walter were married in Pine Bluff at St. Joseph's on April 11 (June 25), 1882. They had three children: George Oliver Davies died in 1899 (1900) and is buried at St. Joseph's Cemetery. Edith Amy and Beatrice lived to be adults and moved to different locations. Caroline died early and is also buried at St. Joseph's. What happened to William Davies ? - Thank you.- Carolyn Mahan - 32 Toler Street, Sheridan, AR 72150 - May 24, 1998.

GOBER - I need someone to check the 1870 Federal Census Records for Jefferson Co., AR to see if they can find either Thomas W. and or his wife, Martha GOBER listed and the names of children who are in house hold with them. Your help will be greatly appreciated. - Peggy Taylor - 1413 Blue Forest Court, Maryville, TN. 37803 May 24, 1998.

DENTON - Seeking any information on the family of Greenberry Jefferson Denton , They arrived in Jefferson Cty in 1861. Mary-Lou Carner - 69 Farmstead Dr So Windsor, CT. 06074 - May 28, 1998.

Fair, Adkins, Dupree, Green, Robinson, McCormick - Victoria Fair born January 9, 1906 mothers name Nancy Fair later Nancy Dupree resided in Lonoke Little Rock Possibly Jefferson County. She had 12 brothers the only names I know is Leo, Price, and Nathan are 3 brothers name.The Adkins are cousins to the Fair s. Don McCormick and Minnie Robinson of Jefferson County were married some time in the 1890's. Some of the children names are Singleton Don, aka, Don, Major Cecil, aka, Cecil, Allen, aka, Toyman, Minnie Belle, Maggie, Mandy, Nellie Lenora, Beatrice, Dolly Mae Rosa Belle and O.D. - Bonnie McCormick - 715 E Hudson St., Toledo, Ohio - 43608 - May 31, 1998

ASHBY, MORRIS - Searching for ASHBY (b abt 1879 or Arkansas) and wife Sarah MORRIS (b abt 1883 or Arkansas). Probably lied in Pine Bluff or McGehee area. Had 3 daughters: Adele, Bobby, and Margaret (b 1903) plus 2 more who died young. Mr. Ashby remarried Irene and had 3 more children: Frank, L.K., and a daughter. Sarah remarried William S. Riley of McGehee and ha 3 more children: Clel, Bert, and Florence. Looking for dates and info to trace parents. Willing to share what I have. Thank you. - Linda Norman - 2471 Birch Bay Lynden Rd., Custer, Wa - 98240 - June 2, 1998.

HARRIS - I am looking for information on Gillum W. Harris who received land in Jefferson Co in 1860. Any help would be greatly appreciated.- Bette Holcomb - 109 Redbud, Pittsburg, TX - 75686 - July 1, 1998

PARNELL, BAIN - Info about Parnell s who lived in Pine Bluff My aunt, Jewel( Parnel l) Bain died on 1/24/96 in Pine Bluff. Is there an obit available about her? Thanks - Warren Parnell - 1465 Hooksett Rd. #319 Hooksett, NH - 03106 July 2, 1998

CASEY, REEVES, GOAD - I am searching for any information on my great-grandfather, James Alfred CASEY . He married Arizona Eveline Reeves who was born Aug. 24, 1860, in Pine Bluff,Jefferson, Arkansas. She died January 4, 1960, in Monahans, Ward, TX. They had 4 children, Emma, born (?) William Madison, born July 3, 1887; 2 children born between Emma & William died very young (no names or dates). Arizona's parents were James R. REEVES and Margaret GOAD . Thank you for your help. - Margie Uechi - 3702 Red Bud Road - Temple, Texas - 76502 - July 5, 1998.

WOOLLEY - Looking for information on the Woolley / Wooley family. Frank Woolley , wife, Avie Hyatt Woolley . Their children: Era Effie Woolley Brown, Elvin Wooley , Ellis Woolley , Ralph Woolley , Henry Woolley , Thomas Woolley (my father). The family lived and worked in Cleveland county and in Jefferson county. Frank Woolley is buried in a grave yard on Highway 79 close the the college. I don't know the name of it. Thomas Woolley 2nd wife Jacquline is also buried in the same cemetary. Any further info would be helpful. Vonnetta Dougan - P.O. Box 7025 - Brason, MO - 65615 - July 5, 1998.

LAYTON - Needing copies of obituaries for Edgar Layton and members of his family. Edgar, son of John and Alice Cox Layton , was born about 1878 KY. He was married to a girl, Ollie, and had two children: 1) Corrine and 2) Jack. I know that Jack's widow was still living in Pine Bluff a few years ago. Edgar had a sister Maude Layton Dudley (1880-1905) and a brother Willie (1888-???). Also would like photos of grave markers for additional backup records. Reimbursement will be made for any expenditures. - Debbi Geer - 3567 St. Christopher Lane St.- Ann, MO - 63074 - July 8, 1998.

GOBER - I'm looking for any information on GOBER s that settled in Jefferson Co about 1850. - Brett Gober - 721 Clover Rd - Hannibal, Mo - 63401 - July 10, 1998.

WATSON, COLLINS, VAUGINE, HOLCOMBE - Looking to trade information on the Watson , Holcombe , and Vaugine families. My gr-grandfather was Asa Watson (b. 12-10-1859 Tucker, AR d. 4-16-1922 Tucker, AR; son of David Ward Watson and Margaret H. Collins ) who married 6-12-1895 Tucker, AR to Alabama Vaugine Watson (b. 3-24-1877 Pine Bluff, AR d. 12-15-1949/52 Pine Bluff, AR; dau. of Levi David Holcombe and Audelia C. Vaugine ). I have been able to gather together lots of information on my Jefferson County roots, but would like to fill in some holes and confirm some of my questionable info.- Matthew High - July 11, 1998. http://antarc.home.texas.net/genealogy/genealogy.html

PARNELL, FLYNN - I am seeking information about my greatgrandparents, OSCAR THOMAS PARNELL and ADA LENORE FLYNN . OSCAR was born in Parnell Spring, Bradley Co. Ark. in July 1872. OSCAR and his brother, EVAN, ran a meat market in the area at one time. His sister, ROSE, married a SIMPSON and they ran Simpson Furniture Co. in Pine Bluff. ADA was born in Pine Bluff, in July 1865. She was first married to Sidney (?) WOOD and had a daughter AGNES. OSCAR and ADA married c.1891. Their children were VIRGIL, VERA, GORDON, HORACE, JEWEL, DORIS, and HARRY. - Ada Atwood - 2365 Middleton Ave. - Winter Park, FL - 32792 - July 12, 1998.

COZART, McCLURE, HAMILTON - My COZART s were in Jefferson Co. 1860 census, lost them by 1870. One of Riley COZART 's dau. md. a A.J. McCLURE in Co. Dec.1858, another dau. possibly md. a Marvin M. HAMILTON in Jefferson Co. ?, date unknown but marriage Book No. 3, page 325. Appreciate if someone can give me the date of marriage would also like to be in contact with some of the descendants of Marvin M. HAMILTON and Ruth COZART . Any info. will be appreciated. - Pauline Miller - P.O.Box 622 - Earle, Ark.- 72331 - July 15, 1998.

COZART, SHIBLEY - Richard R.COZART md. Thelma Mae SHIBLEY in Jefferson Co. ,Marriage Book JJ page 575, dates unknown to me. Richard R. COZART ,S will was dated Feb. 1970 ,his wife Thelma,s will dated June 1990. Was Richard possibly related to Riley COZART , possibly a grandson? who was there in 1860 census ? Help will be appreciated and would like to be in contact with descendants. Riley COZART md. a Holly CARRINGTON, sister of my gr.gr.grandmother. Dicey (CARRINGTON) HARRIS. Thanks - Pauline MILLER - P.O.Box 622 - Earle, Ark.- 72331 July 15, 1998

STUDDARD ,WEST, WHEELER - I am looking for the obituary of Joseph "Joe" Wheeler WEST of Pine Bluff, AR. Joe was married to Frances STUDDARD ,b. 3-1-1927 in Pine Bluff, AR in the late 1940's. Members of the Hardin Baptist Church. Frances' parents were Albert L. STUDDARD . Brother of Joe: James "Jim" M. WEST . Frances had three sisters & one brother: Juanita STUDDARD /MOORE (All of Pine Bluff, AR) Doris STUDDARD /HALL Floy Mae STUDDARD /CROSSETT Albert STUDDARD ( Who lived in Chicago, IL) Joe & Frances WEST had 3 children: Joseph WEST Jr., now of Hot Springs, AR; Cisely "Cissey" WEST , living in TX(?),and a Charlie Dan WEST who died shortly after birth: 4-27-1954. Frances had cancer and also died after the birth of their son. Mother & son were put in the same grave together. Joe died sometime after 1972. I would like a copy of Joe's obituary. Thank you! - Martha Machado 1624 South Kier Ave.- Independence, MO - 64055 - July 17, 1998.


WHITMIRE, BROWN,- Does anyone have any information on the family of William D. WHITMIRE (b abt 1818 GA) age 32 on the 1850 AR census. He m Ede(Edith)last name unknown. One of their sons, Henry (age 5),is my great Grandfather, I believe. Henry married Nancy Adeline BROWN in 1879. His age on the marriage record in Jeff. Co. is 24 and her age is 18. His ages do not match up but I do know that sometimes the census takers got spellings and ages, etc. wrong sometimes. Henry & Nancy's son, John Edward (Ed)b 1882 was my Grandfather. I believe William D's parents were Henry WHITMIRE & Tamah HICKMAN. Henry's father was Stephen (m Mary Porter), and Stephen's father was Michael Sr. from Germany (m Cathene). I am hoping some of William D's family is still around this area and can help me out with lots of info. Also Wm's brother, Powhatan, was listed next door on the 1850 c. Any information at all about these families will begreatly appreciated.- Pat Ramsey - 4406 Springlake - C/O - Hensley, AR.- 72065 - July 19, 1998.

BUNN Jennie BUNN born 30 Aug 1869 in Calhoun Co, AR married Dr. Henry Eugene Williams on 13 Jun 1890 in Fordyce, Dallas, AR and moved to Pine Bluff, Jefferson, AR and died in Pine Bluff in 1957. Does anyone have exact date of her death and where buried? I am also researching any other BUNN family in AR. Thank you for your help.- Tom Bunn Box 984 - Mineola, TX - 75773 - July 20, 1998

SIMPSON, ADAMS - Looking for parent of SIMPSON ,GEORGE WESLEY b.2-22-1888 in Pine Bluff. d.11-30-1961 in Ca. m. ADAMS , SADIE MAYFLOWER I believe his parents were JOE and HATTIE his known siblings are DAN, and TOM children are: JOE WILLIAM, WESLEY GEORGE.MARIE MAYONIE, WILLIE MAE, MIRTLE MAE, EDWARD, UNA JANE, NINA LEE, TILDA FRANCIS. - Donetha Groover - 1366d Aspen Ave - Grand Forks AFB ND - 58204 - July 20, 1998.

NICHOLS - I'm looking for information on George W. Nichols. He was in Pine Bluff, AK in the 1920 Census. I'm looking for his death date and place of death. His parents were Josiah and Nancy Nichols . He was born in Michigan. His wife's name was Anna. His children were Myrtle, Floyd, Durward, Opal and Milton. - Sara Colburn - 7474 Amlber Lane Caledonia, MI - 49316 - July 21, 1998

PARISH, NICKS - I am looking for any information on my Great Grandfather James / Gene Parish . He had 7 children. Charles / Charlie Parish Jr., Jesse, Effie, Beatrice, James, Isaac and Floyd. He married Bertha Nicks , sister of Lula, Corinne, Manson, Albert & Ulysses, and they had 6 children (Charles, Arlee, Sweetie Mae, Doris, Lois & Gloria) Charles died circa 1950 of cancer in Pine Bluff - Monica Hill or shinne@microsoft.com 24223 Dover Lane Hayward, CA 94541 July 21, 1998

BATEMAN - Searching for identifying information about a John BATEMAN who purchased land in Jefferson and White Co. Arkansas 1857, 1858, 1859, and 1860. (Arkansas Land Records). - Mildred BATEMAN - 982 Vallevista Street Pittsburgh PA. - 15234 - July 23, 1998.

BRUNSON-SHELBY - I am trying to contact a descendant of any Dr. BRUNSON ...there were several in Jefferson County AR in 1880s & before..A Dr. Asa BRUNSON married Louise Murdough; , A Dr. Clark S. BRUNSON went to KY but died in Pine Bluff?, Dr. Randolph . BRUNSON married Fannie WHITE, ...their mother was a SHELBY and so was mine. - Johnnie Johnson - July 25, 1998.

SWEARINGEN - Land was in Arkansas County, AR (1850-1855) and is now in Jefferson County, AR. Can you tell by the land description what township it is in? Township 7 South, Range 5 West (2 pieces of land north of the Arkansas River): SW/SW Section No. 11 - 40 acres E 1/2 NW Section No. 14 - 80 acres Purchased under "An Act for Swamp and Overflowed Lands". Is there anything written about the "Act for Swamp and Overflowed Lands"? (looking for history and map of this area) - Lola Weber - 106 Victoria - Longview, WA - 98632 - July 26, 1998.

BOGGESS - Searching for information of HARVEY BOGGESS b abt 1832 Gallipolis, Gallia Co, OH marr Mary Eliza Smith 1 Jan 1857 Effingham Co, IL d 22 Nov. 1862 Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co, AR. Seeking info of his descendants. Thanks. Gayle Boggess - 23302 Fairbranch Drive - Katy, TX - 77494 - July 26, 1998.

MORRISON, CAMPBELL - CORRECTION ON PREVIOUS QUERY. .AMANDA CAMPBELL (?) AND J. Y. MORRISON , in Jefferson County in 1888. He worked for railroad, she died young and he moved to Texas with 2 sons. Thanks for any help. - Mary Anderson - 101 East Young - Dayton, Texas - 77535 - July 28, 1998.

JACKSON - Looking for Lee Cemetery. Trying to find if a David Jackson d. 1863 and Ann Bowen d.1840 are buried there. If you have any information please conatct me at. Thanks - Ctryhoney - July 30, 1998.

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