Prairie County, AR, Posted Queries for

Prairie County, AR

Posted Queries for May 2000

ROSS, TINDALL, WOODS posted by BJ Garris on Monday, May 1, 2000

I am searching for information or links to the family of J.H. WOODS married to unknown TINDALL from Tennessee originally. They had at least one child, my grandmother, Ura Iona WOODS, in Prairie Co, Ar. She was born in 1898. She married Alexander Griffin ROSS and they lived in Lonoke County, Ar. My mother and her only brother were born in England, Lonoke Co., AR in the 1920's. Thanks for any help.

KIMBRO, KIMBROUGH, MORRISON posted by Jim Morrison, Jr on Thursday, May 4, 2000

Searching for any descendents of James Alexander MORRISON (born ca 1812-16 Iredell County, NC died 1881 Hickory Plains, Prairie County, AR) and Matilda Ann KIMBRO/KIMBROUGH (born 30 Jan 1837 Gibson County, TN and died 1893 Hickory Plains, Prairie County, AR). They moved to Hickory Plains, Prairie County, AR in 1870 from Gibson County, TN. They had 12 children (not all lived to maturity) so I am hoping to find some descendents!! Jim

CALHOUN, HOLLMAN, MINCE, MONTGOMERY, WATSON posted by Janette Nelson on Monday, May 8, 2000

My Brick Wall, any information on these MONTGOMERYs will be greatly appreciated. Clarissa E. MONTGOMERY b Aug.24,1847 in GA, Nancy Rebecca b. July 1,1852 in GA, Solomon Hugh b Oct.13,1854 in GA, Mary Betheny b 1859 in GA. We know a son, James J., stayed in GA. A daughter, Sarah Artamissa Jane, married in Desoto Co. MS to William Robert MINCE. Another daughter, Julia Lavinia Theodocia, married in Prairie Co., AR. I have a copy of a marriage record for Mary MONTGOMERY and Anderson WATSON dated Sept.25,1877 in Prairie Co. AR. Is this Mary Betheny? I also have a marriage record for a Rebecca MONTGOMERY and John HOLLMAN dated Jan.1,1873 in Desoto Co., MS. Is this Nancy Rebecca MONTGOMERY? They left GA sometime after 1871. We know they were in Desoto Co. MS before going on to Prairie Co. AR. The mother, Sarah/Mary Montgomery CALHOUN died in Prairie Co. on May 26,1900. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

NOLAN posted by Janice Jones on Tuesday, May 9, 2000

Any information about a REZ NOLAN, mother of Henry NOLAN, who lived around Hickory Plains or Butlerville and/or any other relatives. Your help appreciated.

BIRCH, BURCH, MERRYMAN posted by Gayle Durm on Wednesday, May 10, 2000

I am looking for two people: Mary Jane MERRYMAN, born around 1914-1915 and Harold BURCH, principal of a Des Arc, Ark. school in 1934.

KIRKPATRICK posted by Walt Smith on Friday, May 19, 2000

KIRKPATRICK, John Wesley entered the state in 1854 near Ethel, Ark.. He settled as a pioneer close to what is now St. Charles, Ark.. Later he became a Justice of the Peace and then County Judge. He had three sons, Clarence, Thomas and James. He was my wife's GRGRGrandfather. Family records lost sometime ago in fire. Looking for information as to wife's name, and his ancestors. He was a 2nd Lt. in 25th Ark. Inf. CSA.. He and wife are buried in the St. Charles, Ark. area. Would appreciate any information and will share what I have. We currently live in VA. and do not have ready access to any sources. Believe the Arkansas Gazette or Democrat did a write up on him many years ago. Thanks in advance for any help. E:

GOVAN, JOHNSON posted by Robert M. GoVan on Tuesday, May 23, 2000

Oliver McRoy GoVan & Tinny JOHNSON were married on May 9th. 1903. I am looking for information about my grandparents like birth/death records. Their son, my father, Frank McRoy GoVan, was born July 1908 in Des Arc. Oliver was in his 70's when Frank was born. Tinny was in her 30's at Dad's birth.She died when Dad was a teenager, the month was August

BARNES, WATERS posted by Ann Causey on Saturday, May 27, 2000

BARNES - Searching for info on the Bartley BARNES family who migrated to Prairie Co (present Lonoke Co) in the mid 1850's. Bartley's 1862 will indicated they lived on Plum Bayou and land was left to sons, Robert and Thomas, and daughter, Jane WATERS. I am descended from Robert, but would like to know what happened to Thomas and Jane. Also, where Bartley and wife, Mary, are buried.

GLENN posted by Claudette Hill on Monday, May 29, 2000

Seeking information on family of John Edward GLENN and his brother, George Washington GLENN. Both entered Confederate Army from Prairie County, AR. What happened to them after the Civil War was over? Know John GLENN died in Jacksonville, FL Confederate Soldiers Home in 1905. Both Glenns were in the 36th Arkansas Infantry and J. E. GLENN helped raise the regiment during the 1862 - 1863 time period. Any contacts appreciated.

BATTERALL, HIGHTOWER, WELLS posted by Georgia (Hightower) Wells on Wednesday, May 31, 2000

Looking for any information on Charles Fredrick WELLS and family that are buried in OakLawn Cemetery, DeValls Bluff, Prairie Co. Other Prairie County names researching: HIGHTOWER & BATTERALL Thanks.

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