1997 SCOTT COUNTY QUERIES
Part Two, July - December
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Dec 28 1997
STRINGER: I am looking for information on the STRINGER family that lived in Hon, Arkansas. I would guess that the time frame would be in the early 1900's. My father-in-law's name was Cleve STRINGER and his parents lived in Hon and I also believe they were to have lived in Oklahoma. His mother's maiden name was LEACH. Any information would be appreciated.
Joy Sue Simkins
Dec 26 1997
JONES, ARBUCKLE: I am looking for descendants of DeRosa JONES b. 1881 in Sebastian Co., AR and is believed to have moved to Scott County, and possibly connected to the names ADDIS, GANTRY and DENTON. Would like to know if his mother's maiden name was Martha M. ARBUCKLE, and who her parents were. Martha married John JONES in 1859 in Sebastian Co. They lived near Arbuckle Island. Any information would be appreciated.
Dec 22 1997
BUCKNER, BATES AND PATTERSON FAMILIES IN SCOTT CO. Searching for any information on BUCKNER family known to be in Scott County in or near Waldron in 1900-1910. Family given names include B.K., James Allen, Melissa (PATTERSON), Bertha, Williard, Maybelle and Alva, b. 24 Nov 1906. Also looking for information on Henry Marion and Esther (BATES) PATTERSON buried at Pilot Prairie Cemetery.
Dec 3 1997
Looking for any information on the family of Joseph Nathaniel STUART, born C1873 in Arkansas. He married Callie BYNUM, daughter of Willie BYNUM and Hattie ROBISON. Joseph and Callie STUART were on the Scott County census in Lafayette Township in 1920 with children: Isom, born c1905; Vernon, born c1907; Susan, born c1909 and Orvis, born c1916. Any help with this family would be appreciated.
Machelle Hamack Bronaugh
Nov 23 1997
Looking for a man named BROTHERS who married a Mary Ann S ? about 1892-1894. This Mr. Brothers died before 1898 because his wife remarried to Moses SMITH in Logan County at that time. One child born of the union between BROTHERS and Mary. Her name was Louisa BROTHERS and she was born 1894. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Faith Taylor Nov 13 1997
DAVENPORT/BUCKNER/PRINCE/DECKER I am looking for information on my relatives who live(d) in the Waldron/Weeks/Bates/Coaldale areas of AR. They also lived in LeFlore Co. OK during 1910 and 1920's. I have found them in census dating back to 1900 as living on or owning farms in Scott County - Coaldale and Lafayette townships. If you have any information on these family names, please e-mail. I am also looking for information about the stabbing death of William DAVENPORT around 1930. Anyone with access or information from Scott County newspapers or the Heavener Ledger archives would greatly be appreciated.
Pauline Hallett Nov 8 1997
Drury ARRINGTON was born May 3, 1785 in VA or NC, who were his parents? He married abt 1803 to Nancy CORTHON b March 24, 1786 SC or GA, d/o William CORTHON, would like info on her also and her family. Drury & Nancy had 10 children: Claiborne Corthon Oct. 3, 1804 GA, m. Nancy E. FISHER Oct. 14, 1886 Hood Co. TX; John L. "Jack" b 1807-09 GA, m. Julia F. MORRISON 1833 Johnson Co. TX; Elizabeth Caroline May 11, 1809 GA, m. John PILES Nov. 7, 1881 Crawford/Scott Co. AR; Lucinda May 22, 1814 GA, m. James PLEMMONS July 26, 1832 Crawford/Scott Co. AR; Betty Lucretia 1815-18 GA; Thomas Charles 1820 GA, m. Mildred WALTERS Dec. 24 1846 Cherokee Co. TX; Edmond Pennington Gaines Dec. 9, 1822 AR, m. 1) Johanna PARKS Feb. 22, 1843 Nacogdoches Co. TX, 2) Vina A. SMITH, 3) Elizabeth A. ARCHIBALD; Sarah Lucretia abt 1824 Crawford/Scott Co. AR, m. Lewis SMOOT abt 1839 AR/TX; Nancy Ann "Paulina" April 16, 1825 Crawford/Scott Co. AR, m. James McCain HOGAN Dec. 30, 1842 Rusk, Nacog- doches Co. TX; Hannah abt 1830 Crawford/Scott Co. AR. Drury died bef. Jan 1, 1839 Crawford/Scott Co. AR, where is he buried? Any information on these people would be appreciated.
Nancy Flesch Nov 7 1997
Looking for anyone with connection to Isaiah or Nathaniel HICKMAN on 1850 Scott Co. census. I believe they are related to WHITMIRES.
Bernice Davies Nov 1 1997
PILES/PYLES John PILES b.1825 d.1873 Hon, Scott Co. AR and Susan DOWELL b.1828 TN and d.1904 Hon, Scott Co. AR. Ch: Louisa b. ca1845 MS or TN m. COLE and Bud HICKERSON; Wm. Right PILES b.1848 MS or TN m. Margaret E. SHERRILL & Susan E. ROBINSON; Nancy M. PILES b.ca1852 MS m. William Martin SHERRILL; Reuben Lafaette PILES b.1855 Benton Co. TN m. Martha Jane RICHARDSON; Susan PILES b. ca1858 Benton Co. TN; Clinton PILES b. ca1861 Benton Co. TN; James Bedford PILES/PYLES b.1865 Camden, Benton Co. TN d.1950 Sequouah Co. OK m. Susan Ovaline BURNS b. 1878 GA (my line) and Robert Lee PILES b.1868 TN m. Eula Ann HULLENDER. I would like to hear from anyone that has information about this family. Thank You.
Bobby Ray Barbee Oct 27 1997
I am seeking information on Thomas (or possibly Elisha) BAXTER. He is listed on the 1850 census in Park Township in Scott County with his wife Patience (maiden name unknown.) The following children were listed with them: William (age 16), M.C. (son, age 14), Mary (age 12), Healy (dau., age 10), Nancy (age 9), Jasper (age 7), Lafayette (age less than 1.) Thomas BAXTER and his wife were also listed on the 1860 census in Revilee Township in Scott County with the following children: M.C. (age 24), Healy (age 20), Nancy (age 19), Jasper (age 17), James (age 14), Lafayette (age 10), Alvin (age 8) (my maternal great-great grandfather) and his twin brother, Calvin, and A.J. (age 4.)
James C. Holmes Oct 16 1997
I am interested in Tate (Tate Township) history. I am looking for my great-grandfather Alexander HOLMES and my great-grandmother Sarah J. HUGHES who settled in Tate in the 1860's. Also a son by the name Soloman HOLMES. I guess I should start with my grand-father Edward HOLMES.
Dan Shiel Oct 11 1997
Sebastian and/or Scott Counties: Looking for info on SHIEL, Rudolf (m. 1907 in Cardiff, AR) and STARR, Rebecca (b.1886, m.1907 in Cardiff) and STARR, James (father of Rebecca.) Also interested in any other info on STARR family in Waldron/Mansfield, AR area.
Susan Bays Oct 11 1997
I am looking for information on a W.R. ROBINSON, who married a Susie SHARP on 1 Dec. 1901 in Scott County, AR. Anything might help. Thanks, Susan
Geneva Gonzales Oct 7 1997
Am seeking information or descendents of my gr-gr-grandfather and his family. John Vander BARKER, believed to have been born 2 July 1873, Birmingham, Alabama, married Mary "Edna" Elizabeth Emiline REED, 12 Nov. 1895, Boles (Scott) AR. "Edna" was born 1 April 1877/78, AR. According to John's Record of Funeral, he and "Edna" had 11 children, (10 boys,1 girl). They are: Virgil, Rufus, Marvin, Walter Haven, Fred L., Joel "Vander", Colonel, Troy, Parilton, Edgar, and "Dusky" the only girl. I have a photo of "Vander" with 8 of his boys and Dusky. John's Record of Funeral lists his father as, Joel Edward BARKER, and his mother as Nancy BLACKWOOD. However, I was informed that his father was Charles Abner BARKER. I know this family lived in or near Boles 1895-1908, before moving to Seminole County, OK where they lived and are buried. Will correspond with anyone willing to share or exchange info.
Geneva Gonzales Oct 7 1997
Does anyone have information on the following: Wayne HARLAND, b. MS. Mary JONES, b. AR. Children: Luther Randolph HARLAND, md. Lena Abosha GLASS 24 May 1891 Boothe (Scott) AR; Felix HARLAND md. Beulah HARVIL; Ethel HARLAND md. Walter JOHNSON; Dora HARLAND md. Sam HAWTHORN.
Geneva Gonzales Oct 7 1997
Seeking descendants and information on the following individuals: Charles Abner BARKER born: 28 Nov 1845,SC, died: 1916, married Nancy BLACKWOOD, born: 15 Mar 1851, AL?, died: 1925. Charles and Nancy were married 1 Aug 1867, Jasper (Walker) AL. I know they are buried in the Dooley Cemetery in Boles (Scott) AR. I have some dates and places, however, would like to correspond with anyone who would like to exchange information. I have a news article that tells of the wedding of Charles & Nancy, it's entitled: "Granddaughter Tells of Wedding." My grandmother (Ella Mae BARKER) WALTON, gave to me, however it doesn't say when the article was written or which paper it was taken from. Charles and Nancy are my gr-gr-gr-grandparents. Hope someone out there can help get me back a little further.
Geneva Gonzales Oct 7 1997
Looking for any information on the parents of Mary "Edna" Elizabeth Emilene REED, born 1 Apr 1878, AR. According to her Funeral Register, her parents are listed as J. P. REED, born MO, and Mary (POLLARD), born MO. Not sure but believe the following are also children of J.P. and Edna: William C. (abt 1870), Daisy P. (28 Jul 1880), Walter O. (10 Apr 1882,AR), and Bert W., (abt. 1884, AR). William C. married Emma Viania "Viney" BARKER, 19 nov 1893, (Scott) AR; Daisy P. married Frank J. HOLLEMAN, 6 Oct 1906, AR/OK; Walter O. married Drew Siller FORD, 13 Nov 1904, Mena (Polk), AR; and Bert W. married Ada McGEE. Believe this family lived in these counties in Arkansas: Crawford, Scott, & Polk. Then moved to Okfuskee and Seminole Counties. Does anyone know what the J.P. stands for? Is he buried in Scott County? I know Mary E. is buried in the Konawa, (Seminole), Cemetery.
Pamela Jones Oct 4 1997
I'm looking for Starling JONES who appeared in the 1860 census for Scott County. His wife was Martha and two of their children, Drury and Bill, were also listed. This is the only census in which I can find him. I know he's the right one because of the son, Drury and I know for a fact that he did indeed have a son named Drue. Starling married a second time in the 1890s to my great-grandmother, Martha BLAKE, the daughter of Samuel David BLAKE. He is believed to have died around 1900 somewhere in Oklahoma, possibly around Stigler or Poteau. A grandson by his first marriage believes Starling is buried in a cemetery called Red Oak, but we can't find it.
A-Kendrick Oct 4 1997
Looking for the family of Maggie WINTERS who married a HOUSTON and had three children Maude, Allie and Vigel. The children were born in Hon, Scott County, AR. Any info welcome-thank you.
Norman Blansett Oct 2 1997
Benton County Arkansas. Need info re: BLANSETT, Arch. Family history said he had a grandson that was struck and killed by lightning. Many BLANSETTS were also in Scott County.
Charlene Holland Oct 1 1997
I am looking for information on Anna Louisiana (IVEY) HARRIS, (1845-1920) wife of Benjamin Christopher HARRIS (1841-1900) who lived in Scott County from 1850 until her death. She was the daughter of Mary SESSIONS (b abt 1822) and Elijah (abt.1815-bef 1860?) IVEY/IVY. B.C HARRIS was the son of Joannah (GIPSON/GIBSON)(1818-1860) and Robert Riley (1815-1866) HARRIS. Elijah IVEY was born in Illinois and his wife, Mary SESSIONS was born in Alabama. There were several other children: Sarah, born in Illinois, Lucinda, Elizabeth, Nancy, Missouri and Lydia. All but Sarah were born in Arkansas. Any information on these families would be greatly appreciated.
Lester L. Harris Oct 1 1997
Silas HARRIS and his wife Elizabeth and children, Mary Ann, Matthew Y. (my ancestor), Sarah C., Elizabeth L., Joseph P. and Robert B are on the 1860 census for Scott County. I do not find them nor any of the children, except my ancestor, Matthew Y. on the 1870 or later census. Silas and family were from TN and moved to AR sometime between 1853 and 1859. Any help would be most appreciated.
Keli Sep 30 1997
I am looking for any information on William Francis MITCHELL, born in either Mena or Boles, Scott County on May 27,1896. Married Ruby Florene PAYNE born in Hope Arkansas. Her mother and father's names were Elizabeth STEELE and Henry PAYNE.
Sue Patterson Sep 25 1997
PARKS (Yell/Scott counties) Looking for information on family of William Jones PARKS (1808-1881) and wife Hannah H. STOKES PARKS (abt 1812-?) Children: Jordan Stokes Parks, Ann Parks, Thomas Parks, Robert P. Parks, Guy Parks, Louisa Stokes Parks, William Jones Parks and John S. Parks.
Dale G. Watson Sep 24 1997
I am seeking information on the family of Nancy J. RUST. She was married to W.J. RUST. Both are buried in the Greenridge Community Cemetery near Waldron, Scott County, Arkansas. Nancy died in 1913. W.J died in 1911. Her maiden name was either WATTS or WATSON - I'm not sure which. I am particularly interested in marriage information or an obituary.
Janice Kelsey Sep 15 1997
I am researching the William M. EVANS family that moved to AR from AL. William M. EVANS b. 1811 TN, married Martha BOWMAN b. 1808 AL. They moved to Scott Co, AR by 1840 where he later purchased land. They are listed on the Tomlinson Twp. for that census. They had 8 children b. btwn 1832-1853. One of their sons, George Washington EVANS lived in Sebastian Co, AR, where he was a circuit riding minister for the Southern Baptist Church. Any connections? Any information would be appreciated.
Cathey Jendeski Sep 5 1997
Information on Lewis Bird/Byrd STAFFORD born 1856 MO. Married Mary Jane VANCE 1874 in Washington Co, AR. Listed in Lafayette twp. Scott Co. in 1880 census. Three sons listed: Charles Franklin b. 1875, William N.(Newton?) b. 1877, and Joseph C. b. 1879. Charles married Jennie Belle SLOVER @ 1898 and moved to Indian Territory. Also need information on Jennie and her parents Robert A. and Martha SLOVER believed to be living in the area about the same time. Maybe Polk Co. Will be happy to share information.
Barbara Hale Reynolds Sep 3 1997
Jesse and Anne JAMES, their son Claybourne and Jane C. JAMES; second son Honor JAMES. Clayborne and Jane JAMES daughter Mahala JAMES (my great-great-great grandmother.) Apparently, they moved to Saline County in 1839 from Wayne County, Missouri and then to Scott County around 1860. I especially want info on Jesse and Anne JAMES, and Mahala JAMES. Thanks for any information.
Bryce W. Self Aug 31 1997
SELF family of Scott County, AR -- seeking any and all data, information or connections for comprehensive family history. Especially descendants of Jesse SELF of Walker Co., GA whose son, Joseph L. SELF removed to Scott County (with assorted relatives) circa 1870. Joseph L. was my g-g- grandfather through Alvin Walter, Arvil Almer and James Alvin Eugene to me.
Charlene Holland Aug 25 1997
I am looking for information on my great grandfather's, William P. MORROW, family. He was born in Indiana, and came to Scott Ccounty sometime around 1880 and lived there in Nola until his death in 1929. He may have had a sister, Nancy A. MORROW who married James W. JONES. He also must have had a brother, as there was a nephew by the name of Isaac "Ike" MORROW. He married Melvina JONES about 1882. One of his sons was my grandfather Benjamin Allen MORROW who married Ollie C. HARRIS. I am especially looking for information on his parents, who both were supposedly born in Indiana. He lived quite near the border of Yell County and did business in Gravelly at times. Thanks so much.
Barbara Reynolds Aug 23 1997
My ancestor Jim HALE came to Scott County in the 1840's from Georgia. Some of his descendants are as follows: John and Mary WILLIAMS HALE (great-great-grandparents.) Jethroe Madison and Mary Catherine Armilda JOHNSON HALE (also known as Roe and Mollie) (my great-grandparents.) Mollie's father was Thomas H. JOHNSON. Oscar and Dollie JONES HALE (my grandparents.) Scott County was their primary residence James, Olio, Cardiff, Nola Townships.
Mary Ellen Ledford Aug 22 1997
Need help with families of T W CRABB born 1883 and Carrie JORDAN born 1891. They married August 29, 1907 in Scott Co. AR. Are they related to Lora Jane CRABB who died 1962 and buried Monroe Cemetery in Scott Co? Any of this line connect with William P. CRABB b 1829 TN d 1893 Yell Co. AR? Any info appreciated very much. Thnx.
Colleen Elwood Aug 19 1997
I am searching for any information on the HUDSPETH name. My father is Robert HUDSPETH b may 21,1907 Scott Co Ark. His father was Euen B HUDSPETH. Need any information on this line. Euen HUDSPETH m Amanda PHILLIPS 1903 in Scott Co. Also any PHILLIPS out there? Any information would be appreciated.
Charlene Holland Aug 17 1997
I am looking for information on William P. MORROW, who was the father of Benjamin Allen MORROW (Ben married Ollie C. HARRIS). William was (according to the 1900-1920 census) born in INDIANA, as were both parents. He may have had a sister Nancy MORROW who married James W. JONES. There was also a nephew named Ike (Isaac) MORROW, born in AR. I don't know his father's or his mother's names. This is all the information I have on the Morrows, other than below: Here is the 1900 census of the William P. Morrow family: According to the 1900 Scott County, Arkansas Census, Jones Township, p. 244B, #86/86: William Morrow, Husband, born February 1857, age 43, Married 20 years, born Indiana, both parents born Indiana. Melvina, Wife, born December 1860, age 39, had 5children, 5 still living, born Arkansas, parents both born Arkansas. Franklin I.C., Son, born August 1882, age 17, Single, b. AR Lee A.C., Daughter, born December 1884, age 15, Single, b.AR Luella, Daughter, born October 1886, age 13, born AR Benjamin, Son, born June 1888, age 11, born AR Mary S., Daughter, born February 1892, age 8, born AR Isaac Morrow Nephew, born December 1886, age 13, born AR, father born IN, mother born Arkansas. The following are the children and grandchildren of Benjamin and Ollie (HARRIS) MORROW: Geneva Morrow; born October 14, 1908 and died of influenza November 24, 1910. Josie (or Jossie) Morrow; born March 25, 1910 and died of diarrhea June 12, 1911. Charles Matthew Morrow; born April 4, 1912; married Nancy Edith Phillips. They had four children:(see Chapter 2 for details.) Charlene Lleretha Morrow Holland, husband George Holland. She has five Children.(This is me!!) Willene Morrow. Sylvia Sue Morrow Shipman, has two children. Charles Edward Morrow, called Eddy. Kip (Clifton) Morrow; born 1915; married Imogene Beyard on March 18, 1938; he died the last week of February or first week of March of 1985. Ollie Mae Morrow, married Glenn McClain. They had one child, Glenn Dale McClain born October 22, 1958, wife Judi and two children Ryan and Sharlyn McClain. Billy Ray Morrow, born April 3, 1941 married Linda Frizer. They have three children: Kippy Ray, Russell and Theresa Morrow. Marian Jean Morrow, married Raymond E 1968) Pickens. Debbie Rae Neighbors (June 5, 1959), married Del Allen Gann (Jan. 12, 1956) with two children: Shannan Renee (7/6/81) and Adam Kyle (7/31/89)Gann. Bill Morrow; born August 13, 1919, married Pauline Jones October 15, 1940; he died March 5, 1985. They had no children. Robert Bruce Morrow; born February 20, 1928, married Nettie Gean Duke (born March 10, 1930) March 2, 1950. He died July 22, 1970. They had four children: Janet Carole Morrow; born April 5, 1954. She has has a son, Robert Austin Wood, born November 13, 1979. Philip Duke Morrow; born April 15, 1958. He has two sons, Phillip Allen, born August 21. 1982, and Garrett Duke Morrow, born May 12, 1988. Phyllis Gail Morrow; born August 2, 1960. She married Scott Shiverly, born 1956. Dwight Allen Morrow; born March 17, 1962. He has one son, Blake Anthony Morrow, born December 1, 1993. Anyone with any information or leads about this Morrow family would be so appreciated.
Carrie Moos Aug 10 1997
Researching Scott Co. 1840-1910 for MCCLAIN, MCLEAN families. My Great Great grandfather was George W. MCCLAIN born 1845, married Martha Sarah Ann MCLEAN born 1837-1845 North Carolina. Census records show George W. MCCLAIN living in Scott Co. from 1850 until 1905. I have their daughter Sarah Emma MCLAIN'S bible with dates and names of all the children born to this couple. Sarah Emma MCCLAIN married first Robert L. KIMZEY, second David Wesley CRANFORD. I have a lot of info. I would like to share.
James Carol Holmes Aug 7 1997
HOLMES, Alexander. He most likely homesteaded land in Scott Co. or in Logan Co. in the 1870s. A son Edward most likely had land in Scott Co. Edward was born on 17 Jan 1878. I need information on where Alexander was from and who his parents were. Thank you, James C. Holmes.
Barbara Kihlthau Jul 21 1997
I am looking for family of Martha D. McCALEB, b. 27 Nov 1850. She married William LONG on 20 Nov 1871 at the home of her mother, Louisa McCALEB. I have information that says they married in Poteau Valley in Scott Co. Does anyone know where this was located? Martha had a younger brother, Ferdinand. All three of the McCALEBS were born in Tennessee.
Rebecca Fry Harris Jul 6 1997
Researching the FRY family in Scott Co., AR. 1860-present day.
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