Prairie County, AR, Posted Queries for

Prairie County, AR

Posted Queries for May thru June 2001

GOINS, NELSON posted by Jess Poynter on Thursday, May 3, 2001

Searching for information on a John James GOINS that married a Katherine Ann NELSON in the 1890's much appreciated

DOBBS, VANDEGRIFT, VANDERGRIFT posted by Alice Leonard on Monday, May 7, 2001

James Thomas VANDERGRIFT/VANDEGRIFT & Laura Ann (DOBBS) had 8 children, 5 girls & 3 boys. Known names to date are : Cordele, Bessie, Emma & Thomas Fred (my grandfather). James died March 1906, any help finding the rest of this family will be greatly appriciated. All except Thomas Fred died prior to 1952. Many Thanks! Alice

FLYNN posted by Roger Flynn on Tuesday, May 8, 2001

Timothy K. FLYNN

BAUGH, COLEMAN posted by Kay Pardue on Tuesday, May 8, 2001

I found site titled Early History Of Des Arc And Its People with page numbers after the names. What are these pages in? Is it a book, newspaper or what? The BAUGH names listed are of great interest to me. Thank you, Kay

WEDDLE posted by Anita Barnes Cummings on Friday, May 18, 2001

I am searching for anyone who might have info on a Cora B. WEDDLE who died in Prairie County on Sept.7, 1941. I would like to thank you in advance for any info that you might be able to share.

BURKE, MORGAN posted by Dorothy Deats on Monday, May 21, 2001

Trying to find names of parents of John T. MORGAN who was one of founding fathers of Lonoke Cty court house. He was also Justice of the Peace. He was born Prairie Cty married Minnie Elizabeth BURKE who I would like info on her parents, both lived out their lives in Lonoke Cty and are buried in Weeden Cemetery. Son; James MORGAN is listed on WW2 monument at Lonoke Cty Court House.

DICKSON, HUNTER, JONES posted by Mildred (Hunter) McGrane on Wednesday, May 23, 2001

Searching for Info. on land owned by Elzenia Mildred JONES (b. 1879), m. to Cecil N. DICKSON b.1876 & d. 1931 (& later owned by son J. H./ or Joseph H. DICKSON, 1857/04/01). I would appreciate places, any info., to search. My G-gdp. place was called: "The Old DICKSON Place," & before that: The JONES Place (poss. owned by Elzenia's dad: John "Jack" A. JONES b. 1851-1916). This land of theirs was in Crawford County, Arkansas. This property seems to be a link, since it was handed down, to learn something of John "Jack" A. JONES's family. Any info. is greatly appreciated. THANKS TRULY, Mildred (Hunter) McGrane.

ACRES, GOODMAN, HART, JOHNSON, SEYMORE, YOUNG posted by Kathy McArthur on Tuesday, May 29, 2001

William Franklin SEYMORE came to AR from North Carolina probably 1880's to early 1890's. He married Mattie Sue GOODMAN ca 1892. They had 10 children, 6 which lived to be adults: William Sylvester (Vester), Rosa Lee (md ? ACRES), Helen (md Nathaniel HART), Adelle (md Charlie JOHNSON), Howard Vincil, and Ethel (md Sam YOUNG). My grandmother was Adelle and they moved north in the 1940's. I would like to hear from any cousins or anyone who has information about this family, either the children's children or Mattie's or William's parents. I am willing to share information I have or copies of pictures. Thanks in advance. Kathy

WACHEL posted by Joseph Wachel on Thursday, June 14, 2001

Requesting any and all information on the WACHEL Families.

GRIFFIN posted by Betty Mathes on Saturday, June 16, 2001

Information on GRIFFINs of DeValls Bluff: Alexander, wife Emma Adeline, and son, Andrew. Andrew was murdered in DeValls Bluff in 1935. Interested in any newspaper accounts of murder and any other records. Thanks for any help.

CRAIG, DURHAM, HARDISTER, HERRING, HILL, MONCRIEF, ROSE, SNIDER, TEMPLE posted by Linda Temple Acrey on Sunday, June 17, 2001

Jun 17 2001 Hello. I am currently trying to put together a history of Brummitt, Arkansas which is in the southeast corner of Lonoke County just before you cross the Bayou Meto bridge into Prairie Co. If you ever lived at Brummitt or attended school there, I would like to hear from you. I am the daughter of Bill and Louise TEMPLE. I have taught second grade in Lonoke since 1972.

SUTTON, WALKER posted by Danny Sutton on Saturday, June 23, 2001

My grandfather, Jimmy SUTTON was married to Georgia WALKER. I am trying to find the names of both of their parents and place of birth if possible. Thank you.

ROUSHALL posted by Gale Markley on Monday, June 25, 2001

My grandfather and great-grandparents lived in Tollville, AR. Their names are Wenzel and Fannie ROUSHALL. Their son was Robert. They were born in Bohemia and are buried in the Czech National Cemetery in Tollville. They are listed on the 1900 and 1910 census. There was some WPA connection. I am just beginning the research and am stumped as to where to get more information about their life in Prairie County. Thanks. Gale Markley

BURNS posted by Joffra S. Burns Jr. on Friday, June 29, 2001

Looking for U. S. BURNS, from Brasfield, AR. any former information if possible.

BURLISON, WINDERS posted by Barbara Stevens on Saturday, June 30, 2001

I am in search of my Great Grandmother, Angie BURLISON, born about 1898-99 in Hazen, Arkansas. She eventually married a William WINDERS. Any info on both, as well as their parents would be appreciated.

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