Miller County, AR

Posted Queries for October thru November 1998


BLACK, MURPHY posted by Sarah on Saturday, October 3, 1998

Looking for info on Sarah MURPHY. Lived in Texarkana in the early 1900. She might have been born there. She married a Man by the Last name BLACK. Had a daughter named Cora Black.Moved to California in the fourties. Would like to know who she married who her parents were who were there slave owners. Murphy is an Irish name and she was Afro-American. Would like to know were the mixing began.She only could have the name through mixing with slave owners or began to use their name. Thanks
BROWN, HAWLEY posted by Mr. Holly R. Brooks on Saturday, October 3, 1998

I am searching for Dorothy L. HAWLEY whose name was Dorothy Lucille BROWN on marrige licence. She was married to William Calvin HAWLEY for the third time in 1951. Her birthdate is June 5, 1927 or 26. She was from Texarkana & he was from Fouke Ar. His birthdate was Aug. 20, 1923 I think. I would like to hear from anyone thats knows or knew them. That's all I know about them. Thank You
STUCKEY posted by Paul Wright on Friday, October 23, 1998

Searching for relations of Starling STUCKEY and other Stuckey's from Miller County. Any information would be apprecaited.
GOODSON, GRIMSLEY, LANGSTON posted by Jim Young on Saturday, October 24, 1998

I'm searching for information on the parents and siblings of brothers, Joseph Clinton and Walter GRIMSLEY who lived either in Fouke or Texarkana, Miller Co., AR. Joseph Clinton Grimsley, 1876-1945, married Mary Alice LANGSTON, 1877-1939. Both are buried in the Harmony Cemetery, Emmet, AR. They had the following children: James Delton born on 10 Dec 1899 in Fouke, Miller Co., AR; Leory; Georgia; and, Odell. Walter Grimsley married Clara Ola GOODSON and had the following children: Edith Adelia; Nancy Leola; Gertrude; Mary; Vera; and, Jack. Comments are welcome regarding additional data or any errors on the above individuals. Jim Young RR 3 Box 329-A McAlester, OK 74501 (918) 423-4788
ALLEN, HERRING, POMEROY posted by Jim Crownover on Tuesday, October 27, 1998

Seeking family and ancestral information pertaining to Zachariah H ALLEN, Richard L Allen, John S HERRING, and Samuel W POMEROY. All owned land in Miller Co, AR, between 1859 and 1882. Richard L Allen and Samuel W Pomeroy also lived in Bowie Co, TX.
MCCASLAND, MCLEMORE posted by Hayden D. McCasland on Tuesday, October 27, 1998

Searching for information about Andrew Caroll MCCASLAND . He is said to have migrated to Miller County from Tennesee. Said to have been a doctor trained in Nashville. Married Mary Jane MCLEMORE from around the Louisiana,Texas,and Arkansas tri-state area. He is said to have had three children with Mary Jane.Their names Clarence,Felix,and Maud. He is said to have had four children from a second marriage(Martha E.?) after Mary Jane's death. Names Walter,Gurney,Avis, and Honor. He is said to be buried in the Olive Branch Cemetery near Bright Star,Arkansas beside his first wife Mary Jane. Trying to find his roots from Tennessee. He is said to have been born about 1850.
MITCHELL, ODOM posted by Kim Stracener Zapalac on Friday, November 6, 1998

Looking for Stephen MITCHELL . He posted a query back in 1997 for Miller County, Arkansas, regarding Joseph Sanford Mitchell and Emily Caroline ODOM and their son, Elijah Washington Mitchell. Unfortunately, his e-mail address is no longer current. My g-g-grandfather was John William Mitchell another son of theirs. I'm also familiar with another son, Ambrose, since they spent some time in McLennan & Tyler Counties, Texas. Any help or additional information would be appreciated. Thanks. Kim Stracener Zapalac
ADAMS, BROWN, DAVIS, JONES, POTTS, WARD posted by Connie Griffin on Friday, November 6, 1998

Would like any information for: John G. JONES Sr. (b. 1860 d. 1927 Fouke, AR) m. Mattie WARD (b. 1864 d. 1952 Fouke, AR)... John Garland Jones (b. 1890 d. 1967 Fouke, AR) m. 1st. Eva Irene ADAMS (b. 1891 d. 1923) m. 2nd Addie DAVIS... Also researching William Webster BROWN (b. 1888 d. 1964 Humboldt Co., Ca) m. Georgia E. POTTS in Fouke, AR (b. 1898 d. 1962 CA)
SMITH posted by Liz Nelson on Tuesday, November 24, 1998

I am researching the SMITH surname. I was told that there is a cemetery in Miller County called Redland or Redlick that had numerous SMITH 's and that all of them were related to me. If anyone has information regarding this cemetery or any information on the John Thomas SMITH Family, please contact me. Thank You.
BELL, LAWRENCE, MAXIE, MAYES, MCDOWELL, MINNER, SANDERS posted by Minister Louise Sanders Asher on Sunday, November 29, 1998

Looking for the name SANDERS. My father's family lived in Texarkana, sometime between 1920 and 1940. His father's name was Tom, who would have been around 80 years of age in 1930. His wife's name was Miranda, who we estimated to be born around 1863-1865. The children were all born after 1895. There names were Lutinie, Leola, John L, Raymond, Effie, Rosa Lee, and Bessie. Step children were Katie (last name unknown) and Manning BELL (who were born in the late 1880's). Also, other names associated with the family were, John LAWRENCE (Effie's husband), Morris MAYES (Katie's husband) Jewel MCDOWELL (Raymond's wife), Mcallister MINNER (Rosa Lee's husband), Sam MAXIE (Bessie's husband), Maurice Minner, Hazel Bell and George Bell (brother and sister). The bulk of the family moved to the westcoast in the early 1940's. Any and all help will be appreciated.
posted by Barbara Hunt-Gothie on Sunday, November 29, 1998

CORNELIUS, NOBLE I am looking for the descendants of Aaron Clay CORNELIUS and Sarah Luvena NOBLE. They lived in Texarkana in the late 1890's. One daughter, who moved to LA, was Rosa Arminta Cornelius. Other children lived in Bowie Co, TX and Texarkana. Any help on this long lost line is appreciated.

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