Prairie County, AR, Posted Queries for

Prairie County, AR

Posted Queries for August thru September 2000

ALFORD, JONES, MALCOMB, PEEK, PINKARD posted by JJ Kiwala on Tuesday, August 8, 2000

Looking for information about Charles PINKARD. Found reference to same in Praire County Will Book "B" 1852-1901. Will of Mrs. Fanny/Fannie ALFORD. (Quote: Mrs. Jane MALCOMB shall have custody of my child, Charles PINKARD, and raise him. Witnesses: John JONES, J. C, PEEK, M.E. PEEK, Unquote.) Anything will help, Thanks John

RASCOE, STANDBY, STANDLEY posted by Patricia Rascoe Herrell on Thursday, August 10, 2000

Looking for information concerning W.H. RASCOE who owned land in Prairie County in 1856. He died September 15, 1918. I think that this man may be my great great grandfather. He married HenryEtta STANDLEY/STANDBY. Heirs listed: J.T. RASCOE, J.L. RASCOE, W.H. RASCOE, Albert S. RASCOE, May or Mary RASCOE and W.S. RASCOE.

BONE, PATTERSON posted by Wanda Darby on Friday, August 11, 2000

Looking for information regarding William Shepard PATTERSON any sibblings or birth/death dates for parents. William born October 16, 1876 near Des Arc, Arkansas. Died October 11, 1961, in St. Louis, MO. One of eleven children born to Robert and Mary (BONE) PATTERSON.

ADAMS, WINBERRY posted by Edna Miller on Saturday, August 12, 2000

Death Certificate of Mary Edna (ADAMS) WINBERRY Born 12-11-1879, Alabama. Died 5-1-1944 Des Arc, Ark. Buried Lakeside Cem. Des Arc. Tried through the mail and got no response. This person was my grandmother. Thank you in advance. Any cost, please notify.

GRAY posted by Tina on Tuesday, August 15, 2000

Daniel L. GRAY, b. abt. 1807...preacher in Arkansas in 1860.

CHADWICK, FOREMAN, HALL, HAMPTON, ROGERS, TAYLOR posted by Robert Hall on Wednesday, August 16, 2000

I'm searching for my birth mother, Julia Mae HALL, born 1925/26 in Hallville, Ark. Her other siblings are Kenneth, Dewey, Bettie (HALL) TAYLOR, Nola Faye (HALL) HAMPTON, Helen (HALL) CHADWICK & Osela (HALL) ROGERS. Grandparents' names are Lucius & Lillie Mae FOREMAN-HALL, buried in Hazen Cemetery. Any info. would be helpful. Thank you.

KING, OLIVER, SPARKS posted by Gina Clingan on Thursday, August 17, 2000

I am interested in finding info on Daniel SPARKS and Octavia OLIVER. They were married on March 15, 1867 in Prairie Co., AR. These may be my g-grandmother's (Laura SPARKS) parents. Octavia then married William J. KING on April 6, 1870 in Prairie Co., AR. Laura was born on Feb 22, 1868/69. I have heard from my family that Laura's mother re-married and it may be possible that her husband, William KING was the uncle to Laura's husband, John Tidwell KING. Any help on this family would be appreciated.

APPLEBEE, BAILEY, CROW, DONALDSON, MCNEELY, MOSBY, WAIN posted by Patricia Mosby Steward on Tuesday, August 29, 2000

Searching for information on Lydia CROW, Joseph McNEELY, Nathan MOSBY or Fredonia MOSBY WAIN. All would be in Surrounded Hill/Upper Hill near Biscoe, Arkansas.

BOOKOUT posted by BJ Harris on Sunday, September 3, 2000

Am searching for any family named BOOKOUT that was around DeValls Bluff in 1863. John BOOKOUT died while in the hospital there during the Civil War. Was supposedly taken to be buried near family. Would appreciate any information on the surname BOOKOUT. Thanks, bj

ASBERRY, ASBURY, REAVIS, REVIS posted by Barb on Sunday, September 3, 2000

REAVIS/REVIS, ASBURY/ASBERRY..rec'd land there in Prairie Co. Ark 1855 and 1858. Seeking census data for him and family from 1860 census. Can find no data online. Many thanks.

PEARCE, PIERCE posted by Donald Moore on Thursday, September 7, 2000

My Great Grandmother was born in Des Arc approx. July of 1871 and her name was Rosie Emma PIERCE (PEARCE) and I am trying to obtain information about her parents in order to trace any possible Cherokee hertitage.

BASS, BLASENGAME, GRIFFIN posted by Arlene Griffin Belin on Friday, September 8, 2000

Looking for information regarding the family of Robert Jefferson GRIFFIN, my great-grandfather. He married Alice BASS. They had one child, Robert Dee GRIFFIN of Hickory Plains. Alice died at at an early age. Robert Jefferson GRIFFIN married Sally BLASENGAME. Their children were: Rubie GRIFFIN, Coy GRIFFIN & Sam GRIFFIN. Sam had a daughter by the name of Marian or Mariam GRIFFIN. They may have moved to MO. I am trying to trace the ancestors of Robert Jefferson GRIFFIN, his parents, siblings, location of birth, etc., and I would appreciate any information that would be available. My father was Henry Lee GRIFFIN of Hickory Plains, AR.

WEAVER posted by Donna Hanlon on Saturday, September 16, 2000

Looking for name of newspaper that posted an obit for John WEAVER, father of W J WEAVER, on or about Oct 29, 1908. Same page as obit mentioned newly elected officers of the county: SE SCREETON, sheriff; RJ HODGES, clerk; ER SCREETON, Judge, etc. Obit mentions Civil War service and he may have been a member of the Baptist Church. Pastor for John's funeral was Rev. CURRY. Burial was Whippoorwhill Church Cem. Any descendants of John or W J WEAVER please email. Have Weaver info to share and wish to find out more about this family. Thank you.

KNIGHT posted by Ronald C. Knight on Sunday, September 17, 2000

Looking for information on Thomas P. KNIGHT. Died in Prairie Co 1858, lived in MS for many years.

MCDANIEL, WILHELM posted by Gloria Wilhelm on Sunday, September 17, 2000

George (1861) and Nancy (born abt. 1863) WILHELM both married McDANIEL siblings in the 1880s and then moved to Texas by 1900. Looking for their parents... George's wife, Olive, and Nancy's husband, Alonza, are buried in the Lakeside Cemetary. Supposedly there is an "Emma WILHELM" there too. Can anyone do a lookup and see if Emma is a child of George's or their Mom? Does anyone know if there is a church near this cemetary? Have a real stone wall... Gloria

THOMPSON posted by Anne Couch on Monday, September 18, 2000

Looking for Jocie Ann THOMPSON b. 1875 KY, sisters Callie Pernie THOMPSON and Ophie THOMPSON with brother, William Clay THOMPSON. Don't know parents or other siblings. This whole family moved to AR around 1885-1900. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Anne Couch


Searching for siblings and parents of Mary TERRY. She was born in Des Arc, Arkansas (Prairie County) in the late 1920's or early 1930's. Any information, please contact. Thanks.

CHILDRES, COCKRAN posted by Tony Sivewright on Sunday, September 24, 2000

Seeking info on George R CHILDRES 1859-1935 farmer in Hazen area, his wife, Katie Pearl COCKRAN 1896-1977 and child Dorthy Mabel CHILDRES Jan 26 1981-26 March 1986.

COVEY, FERGUSON, MCDOUGALL posted by Roxana Ostlund on Sunday, September 24, 2000

Sarah Elizabeth FERGUSON b May 26, 1850, Caroline Twp. Prairie, AR. Her father, Andrew J. FERGUSON b 1815 in Tennessee, md Elizabeth COVEY Aug 11, 1843 in Pulaski Co., AR. Mother was b 1824 in Tennessee. Sarah had brothers, Green C. b 1844 Ar

MOORE, SPARKS posted by Gina Clingan on Monday, September 25, 2000

I am looking for any info on William SPARKS. He died in 1860 in Prairie Co., AR. He married Emaline MOORE and they were the parents of Daniel SPARKS, who may have been my gg-grandfather.

GUTHRIE, MERRITT posted by Ron Guthrie on Tuesday, September 26, 2000

William T. GUTHRIE (29 May 1846-27 Jan 1916) and Mary A. (nee MERRITT?) GUTHRIE (27 Nov 1848- 29 May 1897) are buried in Hazen Cemetary, Hazen, Prairie Co., Arkansas among some of their children and grandchildren. I haven't places of birth for William or Mary. Can anyone match the names and dates? Thanks in advance, Ron Guthrie

DOBBS, HALL, MAYBERRY posted by Kim Jenkins Brown on Thursday, September 28, 2000

I am looking for any info on my great great grandmother, Addie Bell MAYBERRY HALL. She was said to be half indian. Her parents were John Milton and Terry Ann DOBBS MAYBERRY. Addie Bell married Lucius L. HALL. I would appreciate any additional info!!!!! Thanks!!

PEARSON posted by Den on Friday, September 29, 2000

Looking for information regarding Oscar PEARSON born 1889.

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