Prairie County, AR, Posted Queries for

Prairie County, AR

Posted Queries for April thru May 1998

GREENE, MUSE posted by ML Todd-Cornelius on Tuesday, April 7, 1998

Seeking any information on Fannie MUSE who married Eldon GREENE and was living in a community known as Surrounded Hill in 1898, there in Prairie County.

ANTHONY posted by Larry Anthony on Thursday, April 16, 1998

I am seeking information on W. D. (William Davis) ANTHONY who was surveyor in Prairie Co. from 1866-1868. He received a confederate pension. He was a son of Phillip Lee ANTHONY of Little Rock. Phillip Lee ANTHONY worked with his father James Crenshaw ANTHONY who had built the Anthony House (hotel) in Little Rock...reportedly the first brick hotel west of the Mississippi.

CHISM, MCMAHAN, MCMAHON, PHILLIPS posted by Bill Allen on Saturday, May 2, 1998

The following families are found in the Prairie Co 1860 census, Caroline Township, Oakland Grove, 18 Aug 1860, p. 949, 950: Household #483, L.D. McMAHAN, 54, b. TN, farmer; Marta McMAHAN, 42, b. TN; Allen D. McMAHAN, 17, b. TN; Sarah, 1, b. AR. Household #481, J.H. CHISM, 30, b. TN, merchant; David McMAHON, 15, b. TN; Lorenzo McMAHON, 5, b. TN; George W. McMAHON, 4, b. TN; Jesse McMAHON, 2, b. TN; Joseph B. McMahon, 1, b. TN. Household #375, James McMAHAN, 22, laborer, b. TN; A.J. PHILLIPS, 22, b. TN; Morgena, 18, b. NC; Elizabeth, 1. b. TN; Martha J., 3/12, b. TN. I would appreciate any info re any of these families. L.D. McMAHAN was myggg-gf.

BAILEY, JACKSON, OWENS posted by Ann Daberko on Wednesday, May 6, 1998

Samuel BAILEY b. 1800 m. Catherine OWENS & moved to Prairie Co., b/4 1850. Lived in Richwood which became Lonoke Co., Ark. Anyone connected please email.

DUFF posted by Tom Cotton on Tuesday, May 12, 1998

I would like to enter the DUFF surname in Prairie Co. I know Robert Carlton DUFF was there in the 1920 census. Wife Gilley ???, son Bennie DUFF. They were in White River Twp. on sheet no. 22. If anyone has information on this family please contact

BANKS, HOLLIDAY posted by Rena M. Schmidt on Tuesday, May 19, 1998

I would like information on my grandparents. I understand they died in Prairie Co. after 1920. They were Francis Marion HOLLIDAY b Oct 1857 MS d aft 1920 and Mary Margaret (BANKS) HOLLIDAY b Jan 1872 d aft 1920. Also, their granddaughter, Margaret, who lived with them. She was my half sister.

JONES, SMITH posted by Kathy Harris on Tuesday, May 26, 1998

I am trying to locate information on my grandfather's family. William Richard SMITH b. 188? in Prairie County to John and Eva SMITH. His adult life was spent in Jackson County, married Hazel Pearl JONES early 1900's and had 7 children, (my mother being the second oldest). I have been told he was born in Prairie County and would love any information possible.

CHERRY, ISOM, WEST posted by Clementine West Hughes on Friday, May 29, 1998

I am looking for Andrew (Doc) WEST b/14 May 1872. Married Edna CHERRY, 23 Aug 1888 in Yell Co. Supposedly lived in Hazen. Had 10 children. Horace, Ardel, Fatha, Kenneth, Charlie, Lafayette, Alvie and Alice (twins), Taletha, Sybil. He was a minister. Daughter Taletha married Ben ISOM 11 Oct 1908. Any help would be appreciated. Clem.

SELF posted by Daniel C. McCarthy on Friday, May 29, 1998

SELF, Ezekial - born ca. 1784 Lunenburg County, VA, raised in Chester County, SC, enlisted in military in 1814 from York County SC, served until 1819 at Fort Osage MO. This is our last record of Ezekial other than the Military Land Warrant of 160 acres in Prairie County, AR in Section 35, township 2 North, Range 5 West, with signature of 1833. Did Ezekial SELF, or his heirs come to Prairie County? Will accept any bit of information of any person surnamed SELF. Daniel C. McCarthy, 106 Northside Drive, Calhoun, GA. 30701.

CASTLEBERRY, LONG, SPURLING posted by Linda Castleberry on Sunday, May 31, 1998

I am looking for CASTLEBERRY names in Des Arc and DeValls Bluff. Some of the given names are: Adolphus CASTLEBERRY, Virginia CASTLEBERRY SPURLING, Prudy Angeline CASTLEBERRY or any others with the surname of CASTLEBERRY. Many of our family members are from Prairie County. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

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