Prairie County, AR, Posted Queries for

Prairie County, AR

Posted Queries for September thru November 1997

JARBOE, MILLS posted by Willis Mills on Monday, September 1, 1997

Looking for descendants of James H. MILLS & Cynthia JARBOE. They were from Marion Co. Ky.

BUCHANAN posted by G. E. Buchanan on Saturday, September 6, 1997

BUCHANAN, EFFIA. Looking for any descendants of the Effia BUCHANAN, born ca 1799 NC, who lived in Prairie Co. AR in 1850 with children Mary (ca 1827 AL); William (ca 1829 AL); Ann (ca 1832 AL); John (ca 1836 AL); and Uphemia (ca 1839 AL). Effia was wife of James BUCHANAN (born 1780-1790 SC) and this couple lived in Autauga Co. AL 1830 and Coosa Co. AL in 1840. James is not listed in the 1850 AR census. Did this couple have a son named J. Charles "Charley" BUCHANAN, born 1826 in AL? Where did these BUCHANANS go after 1850. All clues much appreciated.

BURROW, BURROWS posted by Virginia Boucher on Thursday, September 11, 1997

I am researching the BURROW/BURROWS family of Arkansas. I have found reference to a probate entry from 1865 (book C, pg. 455) on Samuel BURROW in Prairie County. Does anyone have access to this record? Would you please let me know what the entry says? Thanks.

LONG, OLIVER posted by Loretta Bacon on Thursday, October 2, 1997

I am looking for information on a Pellie Frances OLIVER who married George Washington LONG in 1880's. I originally thought they were marrried in Prairie County but have failed to find evidence of that. Any info would be appreciated.

BUNTING, ROBINSON posted by Tee Forshaw on Sunday, October 5, 1997

I am looking for William Evans ROBINSON, b. 5 May 1878 in TN, married Virginia BUNTING 18 Oct 1859 in Hardemon Co, TN, moved to Lonoke Co. (then a part of Prairie Co.) about 1862, and died 16 Nov 1904, probably in Lonoke Co. AR. I am interested in learning more about his ancestors and descendants. I have a great deal of information on his wife's family and will be glad to share - Tee Forshaw

HECKERT, SCHAMBERGER, SCHAMBURGER, SHANBERGER, SINBARGER posted by Lori Jacox on Sunday, October 5, 1997

I am looking for information on the John SCHAMBURGER family that emigrated to Prairie County from Germany in 1833. I have found several different spellings for the surname SINBARGER, SHANBERGER, SCHAMBERGER. John was born in Baden, Germany and his wife Elizabeth was born in Hessen Cassel, Germany.

HOLMES posted by Jim Sample on Friday, October 17, 1997

HOLMES: Looking for any info on David M. HOLMES, b. 1/3/1861 in ? d. 3/6/1906 in Prairie Co., AR, married Lula ? They were farmers living NW of Hazen and both are buried in the Hardshell Cem. north of Hazen, AR. When did they arrive in Prairie Co., where did they come from, who were their parents? Any help would be appreciated. Great Grandson: Jim Sample.

BELL, HILL, KEMPHILL, MCMILLAN posted by R. Alan Johnson on Monday, November 10, 1997

I am looking for information on Amelia Telitha HILL. She was born in Prairie County, AR on 03 Nov 1881 to Joseph KEMPHILL and Mary Ann BELL; married James Ausborn MCMILLAN in HIll County, TX on 15 Feb 1903; and she passed away in Brandon, Hill County, TX on 09 May 1918. She had several children including: James Noble MCMILLAN b.? and A. T. MCMILLAN b. 09 May 1918. Any information will be appreciated.

KLEGG posted by Michael Mellentine on Wednesday, November 12, 1997

Anyone with information regarding the Richard T. KLEGG family residing in Tyler Township in 1920, please contact me. Members of the family include: Richard T. KLEGG (born c 1862); Bertha aka "Birdie" his wife (born c 1881); Jessie V. daughter (born c 1914); and Liddie M. daughter (born c 1918). Any information received will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

BASS, CROSS, MCGRAUGH, POTTS, WEBSTER, WISE posted by Lela Knight Ashburn on Friday, November 28, 1997

Researching Sarah Frances WEBSTER born in 1842 in Holly Springs, MS. My grandmother told that her third daughter was born in Prairie Co. in 1871. Sarah Frances WEBSTER married 4 men and had a daughter by each man. 1st husband - Elijah CROSS, 2nd husband - ? POTTS, 3rd husband - ? MCGRAUGH, 4th husband - J. BASS. It is the 3rd husband I descend from. Sarah was also known to have a sister that married a WISE. NEED Lela Knight Ashburn, P.O. Box 332, McCrory, AR 72101.

AIKINS, AKINS posted by Leslie Hopkins on Saturday, November 29, 1997

According to the widows pension filed by Mary E. AKINS, Joseph W. AKINS died on January 4, 1877 in Prairie County, AR - 3 miles West of Hickory Plains. Does anyone have a cemetery listing? Was there a newspaper in Prairie County during this time that might have an obituary? Any and all help on this family would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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