Prairie County, AR, Posted Queries for

Prairie County, AR

Posted Queries for May thru June 1999

MILLS, STANLEY posted by Lonnie on Sunday, May 2, 1999

Hi, I am interested in information about James McGusta STANLEY. He was in Prarie County 1850-1860. Would like to know ancestry of James. He married Martha MILLS in Prarie County. Any information on these families would help. Thanks

FILLINGUM, ROGERS posted by Glenda Teague on Wednesday, May 5, 1999

Information on Marcellus Adoniram Judson ROGERS and Amanda Abigail FILLINGUM and Mary Ida Francine ROGERS

MINTON, QUALLS, SEWELL posted by Frances Minton Latoza on Tuesday, May 11, 1999

Enumerated in the 1880 AR, Prairie Co. Census is Andrew J. SEWELL, 53, born in TN; wife Nancy J., 41, born AL; Lelia B, 1, daughter, born AR. Nancy J. SEWELL is daughter of Silvanus and Virginia (Quails) MINTON. She was born 12 Mar 1838 in Cherokee Co., AL. Does anyone have information for this family?

HENDRICKS, MINTON, MOBBS posted by Frances Minton Latoza on Tuesday, May 11, 1999

Marilyn Hambrick Sickel compiled the book Prairie County Arkansas Cemetery Inscriptions and in the paragraph about the Mount Pleasant Cemetery lists the heirs of William and Rebecca L. (Minton) HENDRICKS. Included in the list is the name C. E. MOBBS. Who is this and what is the relationship to the HENDRICKS family?

MINTON, WHITE posted by Frances Minton Latoza on Tuesday, May 11, 1999

I am searching for imformation of the family of Licel WHITE, born 1817 in SC m died 1894 in Prairie Co., AR. He is buried in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Prairie Co. He is enumerated in the 1880 AR, Prairie Co. Census with wife, Cynthia, and daughters, Clarinda, Laura, and Charley L. His first wife was Hannah MINTON, daughter of Silvanus and Virginia (Jane) MINTON. Any information will be appreciated.

KOEHLER, KORNBAUM, PAYER posted by Cindy Lee Gettle on Friday, May 14, 1999

Edward KORNBAUM b: 5/21/1813 Germany m: Anna KOEHLER b: Germany, one daughter known, Fredrika KORNBAUM b: 4/02/1836 Stendahl, Germany d: 7/14/1912 Ulm, Arkansas, Fredika married Francis PAYER b: 9/12/1823 Odenberg, Austria d: 4/25/1912 Ulm, Arkansas. Obviously they spoke fluent German. Anything on these families would be appreciated!

BIRKHEAD, HEBBARD, JACKSON, LORINC, MAURER, STAUBER posted by Charles Maurer on Monday, May 17, 1999

I'm looking for information about the surnames BIRKHEAD, HEBBARD, JACKSON, LORINC, MAURER, & STAUBER. These ancestors of mine all lived in Prairie and Lonoke Counties. My great grandfather was Ed JACKSON, the barber in Hazen for 70 years. Any information about birth dates, marriage dates, or deaths would be greatly appreciated.

HUTCHENS posted by Barbara Larsen on Friday, May 21, 1999

I am looking for information on a William L. HUTCHENS from DuValls Bluff. His daughter, Mary Jane "Bonnie" HUTCHENS, was a good friend of mine and I am helping her husband tie up some loose ends after her death. She was born August 31, 1928 in DuValls Bluff. According to her birth certificate her mother's name was Arabella no last name is listed. William was 55 at her birth and Arabella 25. I think I have found William on the 1920 census as a widower with several children. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

GOODMAN, HOBBS, WALKER posted by Lola L. Allen on Monday, May 31, 1999

Looking for information about Wretha WALKER, Victory WALKER & Lorine WALKER named in Hugh GOODMAN's probate records. According to documents filed in Independence Co., AR, they were residents of DeView, AR in 1924. Their parents were Bengemont F. WALKER & Texie HOBBS. Bengemont F. WALKER d. 1923 in Independence Co., AR and is buried in Buck Cemetery.

GUTHRIE, MARLAR, MERRITT, PAGE posted by Ron Guthrie on Wednesday, June 2, 1999

I am searching for information on the GUTHRIE family of Hazen, Prairie Co., Arkansas. According to family oral tradition, Richard Leroy GUTHRIE (b. 15 May 1877, d. 6 Dec 1946) married Musie Dora PAGE (b. 12 Nov 1885, d. 17 Apr 1978) in Hazen on 27 Jul 1906. Richard Leroy GUTHRIE was the son of William GUTHRIE and Mary MERRITT. Musie Dora PAGE was the daughter of (unknown) PAGE and Elizabeth B. MARLAR(?). My research into the GUTHRIE name has been frustrating; here for several years. I am hopeful that someone reading this can help me find enough information to extend my knowledge by one or two generations so I can connect my family line with that of other GUTHRIEs.

KOCOUREK posted by Tami Kocourek Adams on Thursday, June 3, 1999

My Grandfather, Edmond..his sisters Anna & Marie. His Uncle John helped to settle Prairie County, south of Hazen. Also sons, Edward, John & Lee.

BRANNON, BUCKNER, EDWARDS, FLINN, HORNE, JACKSON, LOVEJOY, MORROW, SANDERS posted by Patrick Patterson on Sunday, June 6, 1999

I would like to make contact with descendents or researchers of the John D. MORROW family or the Christopher J. FLINN family. Both families settled in the Wattensas area between Des Arc and DeValls Bluff. Some of the family names children in these families married into, include EDWARDS, HORNE, SANDERS, BRANNON, LOVEJOY, BUCKNER, and JACKSON. Susan MORROW married John JACKSON who was supposedly a riverboat captain. I would like to know what became of them.

DUNN, PERRY, WHITE posted by L. McFaddin on Saturday, June 12, 1999

Charles W. WHITE - owned about 100 acres around Des Arc. He was too old to be in the army so he helped army escape from yankees and was shot and killed. Am looking for his history. He was married to a Candace Dunn PERRY. He was killed in May 1864.

GOLDING posted by Mari Norman on Sunday, June 13, 1999

I am looking for a birth record for Thomas Monroe GOLDING born on 22 Dec 1872 in Des Arc, Arkansas, if there was anything on him at all. Thank you.

JOHNSON, STARLING posted by Linda Johnson H. on Sunday, June 13, 1999

Seeking any info re family of: George Lee Compton JOHNSON b. 1856 MS & wife Edith/Ede/Ann STARLING b. 1855 AR. Their children were: Emma Jane, George Middleton, Sarah Arkansas, Seaborn Oscar, Mary Elizabeth and Ida Lee. Mary Elizabeth stb b. Hazen, Prairie, AR. Edith/Ede/Ada Ann STARLING JOHNSON died bet 1889 and 1893 possibly in Prairie County, AR.

ASBURY, THOMAS posted by Marylyn Hagemann on Friday, June 18, 1999

Seeking marriage record for Peter THOMAS and Martha ASBURY sometime abt. l863. Peter THOMAS was a Confederate soldier who was taken prisoner at Des Arc. Martha died abt. 1867. One son Holly THOMAS and daughter LuLa. Peter remarried in Misssouri 1873.

SHORT posted by Jim Sanderlin on Friday, June 18, 1999

Could someone please lookup an 1860 census record for me? The name is William SHORT. There are two of them in Caroline township, pages 933 and 951. Thank you! Jim

HALL, HANEY, MOTLEY, NORTH, WHEATLEY posted by Tomi Motley Evans on Wednesday, June 23, 1999

I'm the daughter of Fitchugh Jefferson MOTLEY & Essie May (WHEATLEY) MOTLEY of DeValls Bluff. I'm looking for information on my family; I'm just starting so anything will be helpful! My paternal grandfather was Thomas Jefferson MOTLEY; he is buried in the Hazen Cemetery. My paternal grandmother was LouRaney NORTH; she is buried in DeValls Bluff. My mother's parents were Will Samuel WHEATLEY & Dicie HANEY, both of Clarendon. There's a HALL connection in here somewhere. Thanks!

CALLEY, WHITFIELD posted by Charles Grove on Wednesday, June 23, 1999

Seeking info on my maternal grandfather, Joe WHITFIELD, (1876-1949) who I believe was born in Prairie County. He had a sister, Della WHITFIELD CALLEY (1874-1943) who married Henry CALLEY (1864-1952) on 26 Aug 1894 in Prairie County.

ROGERS posted by Glenda Teague on Wednesday, June 23, 1999

Information on Marcellus Adoniram Judson ROGERS and his daughter Mary Ida Francine ROGERS born in l882 and died in 1883. Both are buried somewhere in Des Arc. He was my great great grandfather.

STEPHENS posted by Mark Inman on Saturday, June 26, 1999

I am searching for information on Elisha STEPHENS who purchased land in Prairie Co. Ark. in 1855. If this is my Elisha STEPHENS, he died shortly thereafter, leaving his wife Betty a widow. They had a son named Gideon as well as other children. They had come to Arkansas from Kentucky. Thanks, Mark

FRITH posted by Jeri Bob King on Monday, June 28, 1999

My grandmother, Elizabeth FRITH

BESS, BLYTHE, CALLAWAY, EDENS, HOWERTON posted by Kaye Eden on Wednesday, June 30, 1999

John M. EDENS - I'm searching for John Miller EDENS, b 1824 TN or AL, and his wife Mary Blythe EDENS b 1825 TN. Their children were Finetta b 1850, Amanda b 1854, Alexander b 1856, Samuel b 1859, Sidney b abt 1860, Callie b abt 1862, Wiley b abt 1864, Betty b. abt 1866 and Jenny b abt 1868. They were found in Lincoln Co. TN on the 1860 census. Last found John on deed in Lincoln Co. in 1862. Samuel is in Scott Co. AR in 1880. Suspect they were in Prairie Co. some time in between. Any information appreciated. -- Kaye Eden, researching BESS, CALLAWAY, HOWERTON, EDENS, BLYTHE

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