Miller County, AR

Posted Queries for April thru June 1997


GAMMON posted by Bobby J. Wadsworth on Thursday, April 17, 1997

Looking for descendants of Wiley B. GAMMON, b. 1825 GA; d. 1906 Miller Co., AR. He md. Nancy (surname unknown), before 1850 in Claiborne Parish, LA. Please contact me with any GAMMON-related info. Thanks! .
ORR, POWELL posted by Jackie on Monday, April 21, 1997

I am researching the names of ORR and POWELL in Miller Co. My ggf was David Williamham ORR, I know he had brothers and sisters. Any info will help. Thank You
CRAWFORD, GARRETT posted by Melinda A Tillman on Monday, April 21, 1997

Seeking to find the final resting place of my gggrandfather, Alexander G CRAWFORD b ca 1840 in Chickasaw Co Miss, d Sept 1889 in Texarkana Arkansas. He was married to Louisa GARRETT.
ARNOLD, MANLEY posted by Jessie K Bilbo on Thursday, April 24, 1997

Miller co. info on births and deaths of Hilda MANLEY ARNOLD and Aubrey MANLEY. They were from Texarkana . Thanks. Jessie Bilbo Their mother was Kate MANLEY. Do not know the father name.
BROWN, LAND, ROSS posted by George Park on Tuesday, April 29, 1997

seeking links for Enoch Judson BROWN -b. 1857 -AR mar. in Genoa, Miller, AR to Margaret Telmann ROSS in 1884. my wife's father Ira B BROWN b. at Genoa, Miller, AR. Seeking other family of the BROWN & ROSS families. parents of Enoch J. BROWN was Morgan BROWN and Caroline LAND seeking any information at all. Only know brother of Enoch was Mordecai BROWN. signed brothers death certificate in 1924, listed residence as McKamie, AR. any help would be appreciated.
ORR, POWELL posted by Jackie Burgess on Saturday, May 3, 1997

I am researching ORR and POWELL in Miller Co. My ggf David Orr was born in 1872. POWELLs came abt 1900. Who were Davids parents? .
ENDSLEY posted by Cristy Endsley Dillard on Wednesday, May 14, 1997

My ENDSLEY line is from Miller County, Arkansas as well as Cass County, Texas. John Bluford ENDSLEY Sr is my great, great grandfather. The ENDSLEY clan continues to hold the annual July family reunion on the family land outside of Doddridge. If you have any information, I would love to compare notes with you. I will be happy to share what I have. Thanks for your help.
DURBIN, DUTY, SIMPSON posted by Earliene Kaelin on Friday, May 30, 1997

I am looking for the family of my Great Aunt or information about them. She was Sarah Jane DUTY b. Sept-1883 in Wright Co. Missouri to Oliver Perry DUTY and Sarah Elizabeth DURBIN. She married John SIMPSON b. abt. 1878 Missouri. They were living in Texarkana in the late 1920's early 1930's. Aunt Sarah died in the 1930's but left at least seven children: Roy, Everett, Oliver Owen, Lillian, Dovey, Jewell, and Daisy Mae. My Grandmother has given me this information such as it is and that is all I have on this family. I would love to be able to contact them or at least get some information or leads as to where to look next. Thank You,
ROBINS, TURNER, WOOD posted by Ray Turner on Sunday, June 1, 1997

I would like to have the death date of Dr. Virgil A. WOOD, born, Nov 3, 1855, and the death date of his wife, Sarah C. "Sallie" (ROBINS) WOOD, born Nov.3, 1855. All death records available at our library doesn't have the possible years of their deaths available, as yet. The years of their deaths were possibly from 1915 to 1940, 1940 being a little on the high side, making Virgil 91 and Sallie 85. Thank you for any inflormation concerning the dates, and/or places of death, and burial. All known information on Virgil and Sallie is as follows: 1.2.2 Virgil A. WOOD was born 12 August 1849 in Cass County, GA. When he was a few months old, his family moved to Texas for a couple of years and then moved on to Hempstead Co., Arkansas. On 4 October 1874, Virgil married Sarah C. "Sallie" ROBINS, daughter of Samuel H. ROBINS and Sarah TURNER. Sallie was born 3 November 1855; she and Virgil both were members of the Methodist Protestant Church. Virgil A. WOOD was featured in the Hempstead County chapter of an Arkansas textbook Virgil was noted as having been a resident of Wallaceburg, Hempstead County for about 34 years. He was considered to be upright, conscientious, and "well worthy the confidence and trust reposed in him." His birthplace as given as Bartow Co., GA, which was previously Cass County. Virgil was raised on his father's farm in Hempstead County, remaining there until he was 21 years old. He taught for several years, began studying medicine in 1883 at the Louisville Medical College, and in 1884, graduated from the Kentucky School of Medicine. Immediately after his graduation, he opened his practice in Nevada County, AR, but remained there only 2 years before returning to Wallaceburg and building up a lucrative practice. In 1889, he began merchandising in connection with his practice. Virgil and Sallie had eight children, two of whom had already died when the textbook was written. They had one son, Robert H. Wood, and five daughters - Beulah L., Minnie O., Edna E., and twins Okla and Homa. Beulah L. WOOD was born in Hempstead Co., AR circa 1877. Minnie O. WOOD was born in Hempstead Co., AR in January 1880. Edna E. WOOD Robert H. WOOD Okla WOOD, twin to Homa. Homa WOOD, twin to Okla.
ORR posted by Jackie Burgess on Tuesday, June 3, 1997

Looking for information about parents of David Williamham ORR. Born in Miller Co. 1872. In 1880 census, he is listed in household of T.B. Orr with his brother John. What does T.B. stand for? Is he the father?
MONTGOMERY, PALMER, WINSTON posted by Clark Sinclair on Thursday, June 12, 1997

Researching Thomas Brown WINSTON b ca 1839 m 1863 Armissia PALMER and lived Texarkana Ar. Children:Orlando;Mary; Mattie; Ollie; Vernon; and Mittie who m Yancey MONTGOMERY. Mattie was b 5 July 1879. What happened to the children? Thanks for your help. (Clark Sinclair<>) .
MITCHELL, ODOM posted by Stephen Mitchell on Monday, June 16, 1997

MITCHELL, Elijah Washington, born 10/28/1868 to MITCHELL, Joseph Sanford and ODOM, Emily Carolyne in Miller County, Arkansas Also, Sanford MITCHELL who entered the Confederate infantry under Churchill from Lafayette County Arkansas, and was mustered out in Marshall, Texas. Trying to locate siblings and parents of any of the above.
LASLEY, PATCHING posted by Sharon Roberts Patching on Monday, June 23, 1997

John Alwen PATCHING married Dugan LASLEY 12/10/1892 in Texarkana, Miller CO, AR. I have alot of information on the Patching line, but nothing on the LASLEY family. On one record she was listed as M. Dugan LASLEY. That may have stood for Mary or Margaret Dugan LASLEY. So Dugan may have been her mother's maiden name. Hope someone from Miller county can help me. This little lady has always facinated me and would like to know more about her.
BROWN, JOHNSON, LAND, ROSS posted by George Park on Saturday, June 28, 1997

Am seeking family links for Mordecai BROWN b. 1852 LA. d.aft. 1925 McKamie, Lafayette, AR. mar. Addie JOHNSON of Springhill Twp, Hempstead county, she dtr. of Aden JOHNSON 12 Dec 1876. brother of Mordecai was Enoch Judson BROWN b. 1857 in AR. mar. Margaret ROSS in Miller County. parents of above were Morgan BROWN and Caroline LAND. does anyone know of any information on any of the above families? Have descendants of Enoch BROWN. would like to correspond with any cousins of BROWN lines. I have been searching Arkansas records for 15 years with no success. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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