Prairie County, AR, Posted Queries for

Prairie County, AR

Posted Queries for June 1998

HARPER, SEALLORN posted by William Harper on Tuesday, June 2, 1998

Need info re Samuel HARPER, father of Edward HARPER Sr. b. NC 1774, m. Elender SEALLORN abt. 1810, moved to Prairie Co. AR 1855 d. Prairie Co. 1858.

GRIFFITH posted by Linda Larman on Sunday, June 7, 1998

Looking for final resting place of HERNY GRIFFITH ,HENRY GRIFFITH SR. born March 13th 1898, died in 1969. would like to know what the date of death was, and any other information available. I understand that GYLES Cemetery might be the place to look. I understand that this cemetery lies in 2 counties, Prairie and Lonoke. I have not been able to post a query in Lonoke. I'm hoping that someone will help on both counties. Thanks, linda

CASTEEL posted by Chris Miller on Sunday, June 7, 1998

looking for info. on Obediah Franklin CASTEEL, also went by initials, and sometimes by Obie. Any info would be greatly appreciated. I know that he lived in Prairie Co., AR.

BURNS, PHILLIPS, SANDERLIN posted by Jim Sanderlin on Monday, June 8, 1998

BURNS, PHILLIPS, SANDERLIN - Looking for info on these surnames.

CRABTREE, LUMPKINS posted by Laura Womack on Monday, June 8, 1998

My great grandfather was William H. LUMPKINS. He was living in Prairie County in 1880. He married Nancy Levicia CRABTREE. Need help.

HARPER, SEALLORN posted by William Harper on Tuesday, June 9, 1998

I am looking for the family of Edward HARPER SR., b. 1774 in NC , m. Elender SEALLORN abt 1801 came to Prairie Co. AR 1855.Would like to have the names and spouses and date of death for his children and ancestors. My ancestor was Edward HARPER's son William A. HARPER.

ISBELL, MAXWELL, MELTON, MINTON posted by Robert E. Wilson on Wednesday, June 10, 1998

Caroline MAXWELL (or MINTON or MELTON) b abt 1848. d 1878 and buried In Hazen, AR. Married to Francis Marion ISBELL. She died giving birth to twins. They had other children including Charles Adon ISBELL. Her 90+ yo granddaughter is interested in her origins. Caroline was Cherokee Indian. Any info appreciated. died 1878. Buried in Hazen, AR. Married to Francis.

HOLLINSHEAD, MASHBURN posted by Barbara Bowers on Thursday, June 11, 1998

Looking for any and all info on the MASHBURNS, They are from Brasfield, DeValls Bluff, Biscoe, Prairie County. Barbara

EILAND, ELDERS, ISLAND, RICHARDSON posted by Diane Hopmann on Sunday, June 14, 1998

EILAND, ELDERS Looking for the father of Emmitt Eugene EILAND (ISLAND) born in Prairie Cty. Arkansas in 1874 (not 1879 as previously posted). Mother, Mary E., b.abt.1853, maiden name unknown. Siblings: Delia, Cora, Fannie J. or Josie RICHARDSON, and James H. Have reason to believe that the father of Emmitt may be J.C. EILAND who died in Prairie Cty., Arkansas in 1875. Mother, Mary, remarried Bart ELDERS, and gave birth to Johnny ELDERS in 1871. She died when the children were young and the stepfather gave a lot of the children away. Need help on EILANDS of Prairie Cty.

BROWN posted by Romanda Lou Brown on Friday, June 19, 1998

Grandfather. James Wesley BROWN

CROSS posted by Jacob T. Cross on Sunday, June 21, 1998

Charles W. CROSS, MD practiced medicine in Prairie County until he was killed January 4, 1866. Born in TN 10-28-1817. Looking for any information. Thanks.

GILL, GRAVES, STRAYHORN posted by Dixie Hickey on Saturday, June 27, 1998

Seeking info re: Nathaniel S. GRAVES, M.D., b 4 Oct 1818 NC; d Aug 1866 Des Arc, Prairie Co, AR; bur? Oak Grove Cem, Des Arc; was a Mason; m1 Melissa STRAYHORN; m2 Fannie ukn; dau Alice Marie GRAVES m Richard G. GILL in Des Arc c 1867.

GILL, GRAVES posted by Dixie Hickey on Saturday, June 27, 1998

Seeking info re: Richard G. GILL. He was a merchant in Des Arc, Prairie Co, AR, in the mid-1860's. He m Alice Marie GRAVES, d/o Nathaniel S. GRAVES, M.D., who died in Des Arc in Aug 1866. Richard and Alice's children: Richard G. GILL, Jr, Charles Nathaniel GILL, and Alice "Allie" GILL.

ESTES, GENTRY posted by Marie Estes Hobbs on Sunday, June 28, 1998

I am looking for Allen Leander GENTRY born 1849 died 1938, also his wife, Missouri ESTES born 1857 died?? They married in Stone Co., 1871. Would appreciate any and all information on where this family is buried. Thank you.

BURNS, KEA, PHILLIPS, SANDERLIN, SHORT, STONE, TOONE posted by Jim Sanderlin on Tuesday, June 30, 1998

BURNS, STONE, SANDERLIN, PHILLIPS, SHORT- Looking for info on William Warren BURNS (1836-1916) and his wife Margaret A. STONE (1847-1890). They married in Prairie County in 1862. Their children were Laura Frances BURNS SANDERLIN TOONE, Luther D. BURNS, Viola BURNS KEA and Mollie. Looking for info on Watson S. PHILLIPS and his wife Missouri Catherine SHORT, daughter of William SHORT.

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