Gary Harper Sat, 8 Apr 2000 17:08:00
I have found a cemetery record for Sarah STEWART 1862-1934-Waldrep. Does anyone have information on this person? I looking for a Sarah HARPER who married a Solomon Stewart in Blount Co. AL and then moved to AR. Thanks Gary Harper,

Harold Keisling Sat, 8 Apr 2000 20:19:49
Searching for Benjamin WILSON and his wife Elizabeth "Betsy". They were form Cumberland Co. KY. They left KY after 1828. They were married in Cumberland CO. KY in 1805. She was born in about 1788 in VA. Thanks for any information.

Cat Martin Lester Wed, 12 Apr 2000 17:12:10
Seaborn Jones MARTIN b Dec. 16, 1804 d 1880, buried in Nevada Co., Martin cemetery. I am looking for a family history book that tells about Seaborn and his brother, Robert Douglas Martin & family and their trip about 1855 in wagons from Georgia to Ark. Robert Douglas Martin is my great great grandfather. Someone placed this info on the net, I copied it, but did not get the name of the person who placed it. If anyone has any info on this please contact me. I will gladly share any info I have on the Martin family. Thanks, Cat Martin Lester

Derek K. Rodgers, I Tue, 18 Apr 2000 08:33:41
Searching for any info. on the children of Caldonia-b.1841 (AL) & Ben JONES-b.12/1839 (TN). Names & Birth year are: Patterson-1860, Asberry-1862, William-1864, Robb-1870, Artery (my great-grandmother) b.1871, {mar.John Henry WESLEY (2nd husband} / mar.Henry CARDWELL (1st husband) - 2 boys: William-b.1897 & Bennie-b.1899, Ben Jr.-1872, Eliza-1873, Willie-1874, Wiley-Mar.1879, Simms (adopted-?)-1880, and Nancy-Dec.1881 [mar. Jim TUCKER - (b.Jan.1879) in 1903]. Everyone is from Hope, Bodcaw, and Texarkansas, AR. Also Caldonia (my great-great-grandmother) had a sister named 'Lou' - b.1845 born in AL., moved to Arkansas had 7 children. Also would like information on John Henry Wesley (my great-grandfather, husband of Artery). His parents were: Henry & Rosa (MOSS) Wesley (2nd wife). Henry's 1st wife was Ellen McKINNEY (married name). They had 3 children: Bert, Freddie, Floyd. Ellen brought 2-stepsons to the marriage: Lee & Jimmy McKinney. Henry Wesley's father's name was Henry Coffee Wesley (my great-great-great-grandfather). Any information on these family would also be appreciated. They are all from Nevada County, Arkansas.

Del Steed Tue, 18 Apr 2000 16:39:23
I am trying to determine the date of death of Moses Hillman STEED, who was my gr grandfather. He was born in 1830 in Warren Co., TN. His family later moved to MS and Moses married Chloe Cook in Attala Co., MS and moved to Nevada Co AR. Moses's children were Lucinda, Anner, Ephraim Cordius, Greenwood, Oscar J., William R., James, and George Lawsonberry Steed. Moses is buried in the Friendship cemetery near Cale and has a Civil War grave marker. I have searched courhouse records and everything else I can think of. If anyone has information I will appreciate it greatly. Del Steed

Barbara or Robert Ray Wed, 19 Apr 2000 08:22:15
I would like to contact descendants of Gerta Mae HAYES COLLIE from the McNeil area. I believe that her mother was a WALKER. Her mother's father (Garland Williamson Walker, buried in Watts Cemetery) and my gg gf William Luther Walker were brothers. I found her photo in the Walz collection in 1906. I have a lot of information to share about the Walkers and would like to learn more about the Hayes.

Barbara Pike Thu, 20 Apr 2000 22:24:13
I am looking for my BASKINS in Harmony, Arkansas. When searching for Harmony, I came up with it being in Madison, White, Nevada, Columbia and Johnson Counties. Does anyone know where Harmony is? I am looking for Chester A. Baskin, b. about 1885? with brothers Howard and Virgil Baskin. Chester had sons by his first wife, named C. D. and Howard. Please e-mail me at

Mike Stewart Fri, 21 Apr 2000 08:56:20
I am the grandson of Robert David STUART and would like any information regarding him and his wife, Vida. R.D. Stuart died in September of 1972. Both he, and Vida, are buried at Pleasant Hill (north) outside of Prescott. Mike Stewart

Erica Echternach Mon, 24 Apr 2000 11:06:41
Looking for information on the family of Lester M. STEED of Prescott. He was born 7-19-1892 and died 12/22/1960. He married Hester SUMMERS of Atchison, Kansas. She was born 10-22-1895 and died 11-27-1918. Both are buried in the De Ann Cemetery. They had one daughter that I know of by the name of Josephine. I believed she was raised by Lester's parents, although I have no info. on them. I would love to hear from anyone who has information or may know the where-abouts of their daughter Josephine. Thank you, Erica --

Roxana Jones Wed, 03 May 2000 18:27:21
I am seeking information concerning the SNEED and VAUGHN families of Prescott, Nevada Co., AR. Lemuel Stanford Sneed had 10 children born in Prescott. His daughter Myrtle (Myrtie) Sneed married (1) and Adams and (2) Omega (Omegar) Vaughn. I know that the Sneeds lived on the highway going to Delight, they came from Tennessee and they sold their place in Prescott to the Sam JONES family. Please respond if you have anything at all about these families. Thank you.

Ellen Parker Mon, 08 May 2000 01:54:03
Is anyone researching this family? J. C. PARKER age 32 (1880 census), wife Deloney, children Beula, Mattie, and James. I am hoping J. C. Parker is John C. Parker born 1848 in Hot Springs Co. AR. to Payton Letcher and Martha W. Parker. Payton Letcher Parker bought land in Columbia Co. AR. in 1859. I think this land went into Nevada Co. when Nevada Co. was formed. Thanks Ellen Parker

Ron Raines Mon, 15 May 2000 01:51:54
Im looking for family members of Claude RAINES ,father Henery G Raines, mother Mary Elisabeth FISH Raines He may have resided in Nevada Co , Ark in the 1950s was born in Laffayett Co. Walnuthill , Ark about 1894 any help on this Family line. Thanks Ron Raines:

Tony Sharpe Tue, 23 May 2000 20:10:53
Searching for info on John Hugh DILLARD (b.1822-GA); married Vicie Ann WEAVER about 1840. Need info on his parents, place of birth. Also want info on John & Vicie's children - James b. 1846; Richard b. 1849; Sarah b. 1851. Have no information on who they married, where they lived and died. There were other siblings, Mary (my ancestor) b. 1854; Andrew J. b. 1856; John Wesley b. 1857 and Jefferson Davis b. 1858. If you have any information on these, I would like to share what I have as well. Thanks (Ms) Tony Sharpe

Harold Vandever Thu, 1 Jun 2000 17:07:45
John E VANDEVER b.1858 in Miss.died 1942 Buried at Pisgah Cemy. Near Delight. Married __?__. Children, John Thomas 1883 .Two others Nova (nobean) and Frank. Second marriage to Sallie Ann (Winders) Bolt. She had three daugs. Martha, Barbara Ann, Alice.John Thomas married Kate Bell b 1884 in Helena, 1904, started a family in Delight, then moved to Texas. I really would like to know my gfathers (John Thomas) mothers name. Any info will be a blessing. S.P Bell and Willie Butler were Kates parents. Harold Vandever

Joy Sherman Walston Tue, 6 Jun 2000 09:05:06
Looking for DICKERSON family arout the 1900 time frame. JimDickerson and wife Sarah F. the children are Brill, Annie Laurie, Henry, Enna, Nanny, and Eliza L. I know at least four of the children were born in Arkansas. Looking for BRANDON family also the 1900 time frame..Joe Richard Brandon and Nacny T. the children are Rufus W., Thomas, Burris, Betty, Nora, and Myrtie. Thanks very much Joy Sherman Walston, Green Cove Spring, Fl.

Pamela Ingle Thu, 8 Jun 2000 13:48:38
Regarding a gravesite in the Martin Cemetery, Nevada Co. AR, marked "R.B.V.", This is very likely the grave of Rebecca BENGE VESTAL She was the daughter of Rev. Richard Benge and Jane Hinshaw. She first married Abraham "Ab" Embry, (d: abt 1830),in Franklin Co. TN abt 1824. Following Ab's death she married William Vestal. They resided in Columbia County AR. She may have moved to Nevada County AR late in life. Her brother's widow (of William P. Benge) , Sarah "Sally" LESTER Benge purchased land in Nevada County ca. 1860, as did her brothers, Baxter B. Benge, and possibly Presley G. Benge. Presley served the CSA from Nevada or Columbia County AR. Any information on the Benge, Lester, or Vestal family in the area would be appreciated. Pam Ingle

Beatrice DeGolier Fri Jun 09 09:07:11 2000
I am searching for information about my great grandfather, Lemuel Standafer SNEED b. 1/29/1846 in Prescott, Nevada County, AK, d. 1914 also in Prescott. He married Martha Elizabeth ROGERS on 8/29/1872. She b. 2/2/1852, d. 3/9/1887. I would like any information about my great grandparents, in particular anything about their parents names and birth information. Are you able to help me in this search? Thank you! Joan

Pamela Ingle Thu, 8 Jun 2000 13:48:38
Looking for information on the BENGE, LESTER, or VESTAL family, Nevada County AR. Rebecca Benge Vestal was the daughter of Rev. Richard Benge and Jane HINSHAW. She first married Abraham "Ab" EMBRY, (d: abt 1830), in Franklin Co. TN abt 1824. Following Ab's death she married William Vestal. They resided in Columbia County AR. She may have moved to Nevada County AR late in life. Her brother's widow (of William P. Benge) , Sarah "Sally" Lester Benge purchased land in Nevada County ca. 1860, as did her brothers, Baxter B. Benge, and possibly Presley G. Benge. Presley served the CSA from Nevada or Columbia County AR. Any information on the Benge, Lester, or Vestal family in the area would be appreciated. Pam Ingle

Nancy Bright Tue, 13 Jun 2000 15:35:52
I am searching for info about any WILLIS that lived around Willisville, Nevada Co, AR. Am also researching the BIRD/BYRD and HULET/HULETT/HOWLETT/HEWLETT surnames. Ancestor Richard Willis settled in Morrilton, Conway Co, AR after leaving several family members in Nevada and Hempstead Co. where they traveled by wagon from TX. Also need the burial info for James Howlett buried in Hempstead or Nevada Co. Also LANDRUM and GORDON Surnames. Nancy Hulett Bright, or

Marge Kukuwich Wed, 14 Jun 2000 19:19:14
Porteus FLOWERS born in Fort Scott, Kansas wife Kathrine ROBERTS born in Chicago, Ill, married 14 Sept 1897 in Columbia county, Wisconsin. One son that I know of Harvey Flowers. Porteus Flowers lived in several places 1897 Lawrenceville, Illinois, and the last address we had for Porteus Flowers and his wife Kathrine Roberts Flowers was Prescot, Arkansas year 1915. Porteus Flowers was a farmer according to my records. Would like to make contact with a member of the Flowers family and share information.

Jon Blair Mon, 19 Jun 2000 15:25:34
Lorenzo, Laranzy, Loranzy D REED dob 10/1869 married to Ada DUNN dob 5/1875 on 7/21890

Jack Hollis Mon, 19 Jun 2000 00:27:34
Would like to find someone who knows anything about the children of Hezekiah CLARK and Mary C. "Molly" SCRANTON. I am doing research on the family of Pleasant W. Clark and Hulda Caroline THARP. Hezekiah was their oldest son and was born abt. 1853. He married Mary around 1873. The 1980 Nevada Co. Arkansas census showed both living in the home of Pleasant and Caroline. Jack Hollis,

Mary Urban Mon, 19 Jun 2000 14:57:16
Would like to find info about Richard J. and Josephine Messer YOUNG family who lived in Hempstead and probably Nevada Cos. in the 1880-1900 time period. She died before 1888; he died Feb 1897. Where is he buried? Thank you. Mary Urban (

Pam Blair Mon, 19 Jun 2000 14:31:20
Looking for any connection to Ada DUNN, Sallie FOSTER, or Lorenzy (various spellings) REED.

Virginia Stanton Cunningham Thu, 22 Jun 2000 09:08:15
William C.HATLEY. I am seekilng info on my GGGrandfather, William Calvin HATLEY. He was born in Greene Co., TN. Married to Nancy A. JOHNSON also from Greene Co., TN. He was a school teacher and served in the Civil War in Kansas. He was divorced and we lost track of him after 1865. He had 6 children with Nancy. William, James, Mary, Martha, Nellie and Nelson. I would be more than happy to exchange info. Thank you, Virginia Stanton Cunningham --

Ann Fri, 23 Jun 2000 09:02:45
I am searching for Levin COTTINGHAM. He purchased land (BLM Ark records) in Calhoun Co Ark. 1851. I would like to know if there was a spouse and children listed. Would someone do a lookup for me? Thanks for your time..

Betty Joyce Doherty Sat, 24 Jun 2000 16:35:23
Searching for information on Wiley J JONES b 1816 SC married Laura Ann Frances BAILEY. Moved to Nevada Co about late 1850s. 3 children William. PB, and Coleman. PB was my GGrandfather. Emma Jones Boyce was my grandmother..

Donald Best Sun, 25 Jun 2000 21:24:20 EDT
I am trying to find information on my BEST/BENGE family tree. According to an old Bible insert I have my Grandfather Andrew Newton Best was born Nov 13, 1867 in Nevada County to John Dolphus (or Dolphin) Best (called JD at times) and Susan Catherine Tennessee Benge. I am trying to find information on the marriage of John and Susan which I believe to have been 1866 or shortly after the Civil war. If anyone can help me I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks, Donald Best --

Robert Sage Sun, 25 Jun 2000 22:29:11
ANDRES family Looking for any info on the Andres family listed at the Harmony Cem in Nevada Co Ar

Bettye Tue, 27 Jun 2000 22:08:14
Rupert GORHAM was my grandfather who lived in and around McCaskill, Arkansas, married to Ella Mae Loomis. She must have been born right before or around the turn of the century (1900) and died in the 30s. They had my mother Mary Evelyn Gorham, Elsie Gorham, Wanda, Tracy & Norman. I'm actually looking for info beFORE Ella Loomis, who her parents were, etc. Anything you can tell me? Bettye of San Diego