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Ruby Wallace December 28 1999
Looking for anyone who has any information on Elizabeth HUKILL, who is buried in the Coop Prairie Cemetery located at Mansfield in Scott Co., near the Sebastian Co. line. Is there a membership list of the Coop Prairie Cumberland Presbyterian Church that is located at this cemetery?
Email: RGW3593@aol.com

Bernice Flowers December 24 1999
Nancy A. WALDEN was married to George Washington ST. CLAIR Sr. and had a daughter Leanna (ST. CLAIR) in Waldron, Scott County, Arkansas about 1876/77. Would like to learn more about my grandmother Leanna and great-grandmother Nancy. Does anyone have a link to this family in your research.
Email: BAFlowers@aol.com

Glenn Kennedy December 15 1999
Looking to share information on Mahaly WILLIAMS KENNEDY, wife of Daniel. Her brother Daniel WILLIAMS from KY. James WILLIAMS. All in Scott Co., AR 1860 time period. Will be glad to try and share on other WILLIAMS in area. Family lived in KY, IN, MO and AR, later in OK.
Email: bobhil@home.com

Karylon A. Russell December 7 1999
I am looking for information on the following families who are found on the 1840 Census, Scott Co. AR: Wm. K. DAVIS and his brother, Edward W. DAVIS, Elijah ARNOLD, William H. MILLER, William POOR, William J. PARKS. I can also provide some information on all these families. Many of these people or their descendants ended up in Llano Co. TX, beginning around 1852.
Email: krussell@moment.net

Norman Davis December 2 1999
Looking for information on Martin COPELAND. Civil war records states: Pvt. Martin COPELAND, 1st Ark. Inf. Co. A honor roll , Died Sept. 2, 1864, enlisted at age 40 on Dec. 1, 1863 in Waldron, Ark. , was born in White Co., TN.
Email: ndavis@webcombo.net

Mitch Walker November 29 1999
Bird WALLS Criminal Case File - 1894: I have a copy of a Scott County criminal case file that I thought was my relative, but it's not (don't worry, though, I have plenty of other criminal case files on my real family!) In any case, instead of throwing it away, I'd like to mail it to anyone who is studying this family. I will do this for the cost of postage which would be $0.77. (you can send a check or stamps) Please e-mail me and let me know if you're interested. I'll send it to the first person who responds.
Email: mitchwalker@home.com

Sam Dickens November 29 1999
I am looking for the grave of my GGrandfather, Richard Paschal DICKENS. He was a Scott Co. resident, a Mason, I.O.O.F. member and civil war veteran. I've not found his name in any of the cemetery books for Scott or Polk Counties. My dad (the late Claude DICKENS of Waldron) always said he was buried at the "Old Dallas" cemetery at Mena, but I cannot find it. He was born about 1839 and died about 1912. I would very much appreciate any clues or information anyone might have.
Email: Samsclan@ipa.net

Sharon Funk November 11 1999
JOHNSON, PICKENS, WALKER, MCKINNEY, BRAZIEL: Need info on any of these surnames, living in Scott County probably 1890 to present, mostly in town of Bates. J.W. JOHNSON, Nancy Jane WALKER JOHNSON, Gene & Elsie (Alsie) PICKENS MCKINNEY, J.W. WALKER, and his wife Jane MASTERS WALKER. I do not have relatives for WALKERS, having lived in Collinsville, Oklahoma about 1890, and JOHNSONS probably living there also. J.W. JOHNSON was born in TN in 1831, Nancy Jane (?) WALKER JOHNSON, born AL around 1838, they had a daughter Janie PICKENS BRAZIEL, born 1882. Janie married a George W. PICKENS in 1897, in Greenwood, both give Lavaca, AR as their home, and a daughter was born to that marriage in 1898, Elsie (Alsie), she lived with her grandmother in Bates in 1900 Census. She married Gene (Eugene) McKINNEY in 1916. Gene and Elsie moved to LeFlore Co, Ok, about 1921. J.W. WALKER, died Nov 9, 1858, & Mrs. A.J. JOHNSON (Nancy Jane) died April 1, 1917. They are buried in Bates, AR. Any info would be appreciated.
Email: funkyfam@caverns.com

Lavonne Walker November 7 1999
James Gray SANDERS, J.J. SANDERS, Will SANDERS, Richard STRICKLAND and some in the SUDDUTH family came to Scott County from Alabama and Texas in about 1867. Would like to exchange information with anyone who is interested in these families.
Email: lavonnew@flash.net

Judy Bryce October 18 1999
Jennings D. CROWELL owned land in Scott county and was listed in the 1880 census. His daughter, Bettie married Albert E. QUANTZ and they also had land in Scott county. Jennings was listed as widowed in the 1880 census but had children Lutitia, Harriet and Wily D. living at home. His daughter Bettie was 24 in 1880 and had 3 children (eventually to become 11 or 12 children) Herman T. J., Bettie E.F. and Molly. Children born later included Nettie (married Jay WARFORD) and Emma (married Rollie BABCOCK), Fannie, Albert, Gus, Annie, Steve, and Henry. Does anyone have any information about Jennings wife, Bettie's mother (in the year 1856), or any of the other children. Also, Jennings appears to have come from NC - does anyone have any idea when and which county? Albert E. QUANTZ also was from NC but someone may have information on him as well.
Email: Judy_Bryce@afcc.com

Jim Fain October 1, 1999
My dad Samuel Washington FAIN was born to Austin and Julia FAIN 3 September 1922 at Tate, Scott Co., AR. Would like info: the FAIN and MONTGOMERY families of Tate Township 1902 through 1903s.
Email: Jfain45556@aol.com

Betty Burrows September 20 1999
Does anyone know who the parents were of John Robert PUGH b. May 1860 TX. The only time he is found on a census is in Scott Co AR 1900 with his wife Lucinda Jane PAYTON (they married 1889 in Scott Co AR) with their children Minnie Mae, James Franklin, Royal Cheston "Roy" and Myrrel Evanx. John died Dec 1900. On census it says father born TN, mother born AL. Also does anyone have information on their daughter Minnie Mae who married Coney/Marvin JONES and their children were Roxie, Marton, Gracie, Louis and Franklin JONES. They were last known to be living in Tulsa, OK area.
Email: blburr@valuelinx.net

Frankie Jones Morrow September 19 1999
I am looking for information on several DEMENT families that were known to be in Scott County in the years 1883 to 1899. The family name of DEMENT, brothers John, Willis, Sanford, George W., William, Jr. I have copy of marriage records for these brothers. Their father William DEMENT, was supposedly married to Nancy Jane McMICKIN of Black Fork, near Waldron in Scott Co., Ark. on Feb. 22, 1853. Our information, from my mother, said her grandmother was named Sara CHILCOTE (CHILCOAT). One publication that I have, noted that Willis Eugene DEMENT died from pneumonia on Dec. 24, 1900 and was buried in Arkansas. The familles moved to Oklahoma, Indian Territory, soon after and settled in the Whitefield area. They did not know if William Sr. moved or not. If anyone knows the name of the cemetery where Willis is buried, I would like the name of it. Also of any DEMENTS buried in that area. They lived mostly in the Black Fork community near Waldron. I also have some information that a cousin, Bo ROOP, sent me noting that his Grandfather, William Henry ROOP, married to Margaret Rebecca GRAGG, worked on the construction of the road leading to the Queen Wilhelmina Inn atop Rich Mountain. Margaret was a sister to Frances Adeline (GRAGG) CHILDRES, who married John DEMENT on Sept. 2, 1888. I have a copy of Echoes, Spring, 1996 issue, in which the John DEMENT family was profiled, it was submitted by Wanda Mae Robinson DILBECK. It also showed that William Sr. was married to McMICKIN. If anyone has any information that would show that John was married to Sara CHILCOTE I would appreciate help solving this mystery. It was also said that Sara was part Indian.
Email: frankel52@aol.com

Jennifer Farnsworth Hendricks September 3 1999
FARNSWORTH, WILLIAMS: I am looking for any information on either side of these families. I know that Earl J. FARNSWORTH (my great-grandfather) was born in Scott County, AR in 1896. He was a twin (name unknown) and had an older brother Connell FARNSWORTH. Earl m. Nettie GIPSON (b. 1898, d. 1987) Her great grandfather was Ben GIPSON b. 1840. Earl & Nettie had three sons, L.D., William Ellis (b. 1920), and Edward Raymond (b. abt. 1918). These FARNSWORTH migrated to California, but I'm not sure when (after 1920, I believe). As for WILLIAMS, my great-grandfather was Charles WILLIAMS (d. abt. 1925) m. Minnie WINDHAM. They had 6 children (Carl, Willie C., Ola, Lovie & Dovie (twins), and Mildred). I know that Mildred WILLIAMS was born in Scott County, AR in 1920. My grandfather Edward FARNSWORTH (d. 1972) m. Mildred WILLIAMS sometime after 1936. If anyone has any information on any of these families, I'd appreciate hearing from you.
Email: JENELLEN1@aol.com

Barbara Hale Reynolds August 28 1999
HUTHCINSON/HUTCHESON Family. I am looking for information on my great great grandmother, Priscilla Emmarine HUTCHINSON who married Thomas H. JOHNSON. Priscilla was born in Alabama, November 24, 1853. She was possibly the daughter of William or Issac J.C. HUTCHINSON. Only the initials of her mother are known: A.J. She was known as Emmarine and her siblings were: Harriett Frances HUTCHINSON WILSON BROTHERS, Hezikiah A, James R., Henrietta E. and Lurilla E. HUTCHINSON. Emmarine's aunts and uncles were: Charles, Lucinde E., Joseph N., and Ellen E. HUTCHINSON. Any information on these family members, especially in helping to identify the parents of Emmarine would be appreciated.
Email: BHaleReynolds49@aol.com

Mary Blair Rouse August 27 1999
I am interested in information on the BLAIR, SPEIGHTS, WALKER families from the Bates, Cauthron area.
Email: kjr@azalea.net

Jim Parks August 27 1999
I am searching for an old cemetery that is located in Scott Co. The only information that I have is from records that a deceased uncle kept. The cemetery was apparently established in 1881. It was located in School District #11. The only other description that I have is that it was near a church and school house in the Dalton, Shackleford, Johnson, Canatsa neighborhood. The first 3 graves were Noah JOHNSON, Ella JOHNSON, and Betty SHACKLEFORD. I am also looking for the cemetery where Benjamin F. JOHNSON, his wives and any other family members might be buried. Any information/help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Email: jparks1222@worldnet.att.net

Jim Parks August 27 1999
I am searching for information on Benjamin F. JOHNSON and his ancestors/descendents. His will was filed in Scott Co, Feb 21, 1883. His children were listed as Robert M., Jacob M., William L. (my line), Susan B. SHACKELFORD, Caroline PORE (?spelling), Shelby, Franklin, Jeptha, Joseph W., and Sebron. His first wife is unknown, his second was Nancy Amanda and his third (presumably) was Sally JOHNSON and she was the executor of his will. Both Robert and William moved to Union Parish, LA and married. William had returned to Scott County by 1881 - 1883. 1880 Scott Co. Census from the Tate Township lists: JOHNSON, Robert M 43 Farmer; Welster(?) F 36 Wife; Demarins (?) F 10 Dau; Ellen F 7 Dau; Lee M 5 Son; James M 2 Son; Willis J. M 2 Son. The 1880 Lafayette Township lists: JOHNSON, Benj F M 63 Farmer; Sarah F 60 Wife; Joseph W M 19 (s) Son; Seborn P M 17 Son. I am searching for information on all of these JOHNSON family members. Descendents? Ancestors? Any information/help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Email: jparks1222@worldnet.att.net

Harold A. Kelley August 23 1999
Would like to contact anyone with information on MILLS that lived near Shiloh Church. William Henry MILLS, Louella Ferguson MILLS, Milton Andrew MILLS, Henry P. MILLS.
Email: hakelley@worldnet.att.net

Kimberly Burrow August 17 1999
Looking for information on my ggrandparents, Charlie C. HILL, b. c1882, and Julia A. ODUM, b. c1890. She was the daughter of William J. and Elizabeth ODUM who are found on the 1900, 1910 & 1920 census at Blackfork in Scott Co. Also looking for information on my ggrandfather's second wife Maggie DEHART. I believe they lived in Blackfork Township. Does anyone know what the District 3 Singing Convention was? I believe that my ggrandfather Charlie HILL was somehow connected to it and it was mentioned in what I believe to be my ggrandmother's obit. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Email: kim6@wcc.net

Harold Kelley August 12 1999
Looking for information on Ellen GREATHOUSE who married William A. HARTSELL in Texas. She is on the Scott Co. census in Tomlinson Township 1900 to 1920 and died 1922 at age 74. Her known children were William A., Charles, James & Mamie HARTSELL. Also interested in the William Henry MILLS family who were listed in the Scott Co. census 1900 through 1920. They lived in the Shiloh community in Blansett Township.
Email: hakelley@worldnet.att.net

Linda Stewart August 12 1999
Looking for relatives of any of the following people: My g-grandfather was James T. STEWART, aka J.T., b. 1841 in TN, d. 1893, in OK. He married Mattie (Martha or Mary?) LANIER, b.1848-50? in KS or TN. They lived in Scott Co, AR and Sequoyah Co, OK. James T. STEWART is buried in Akins Cemetary outside Sallisaw, OK. Don't know where Mattie is buried. We know that they lived in AR in 1880 when they were listed on the census in Lafayette Township and when their last child was born in 1885. Mattie must have died shortly thereafter, because James T. STEWART married Catherine Gann FAULKNER, and their first son, John T. STEWART was born in 1888. Their second son was David Cleveland "Clead" STEWART, b. 1892. Mattie and James T. had the following five children:
James Edward STEWART, b. c1871 AR
William A. STEWART, b. c1875 AR
Laura L. STEWART, b. c1877 AR
Henry Winfield STEWART (my grandfather b. 1880 in AR. d. 1964) He married Molly Alberta HALL, b. 1890 d. 1934. Mollie was the daughter of Rosie HALL and the grand daughter of Franklin and Agusta HALL.
Winsor Newell STEWART, b. 1885 d. 1973
Thanks in advance for any information you have.
Email: Funnel1@aol.com

Sherri Thompson August 1 1999
I am looking for someone who may be related to the BRADBURNS from Scott County. My great grandmother, (Alice?) Gertrude BRADBURN was born in Scott Co about 1875. We cannot positively connect her to any BRADBURNs living there at that time. She married Thomas Henry HILL in 1888. If anyone can help me locate Gertrude's father as well as any other information about Gertrude, I would be greatly appreciative. I have hit a wall with her and cannot proceed further. We believe her father was Clint BRADBURN but other records have shown that this Gertrude was possible married to William Alvin someone. How can this be? Thanks in advance for any help anyone may be able to offer.
Email: nathant@idt.net

Danny Shores July 21 1999
Searching for information on Howell SHORES. His name appears in a newpaper article on the Scott County Web page as visiting with my Great Grandfather and Great Grandmother, William S. SHORES and Margarett Catherine COOLEY SHORES. This is the first I had heard this name in the family. Would like any information anyone may have as to how this person is related to William S. SHORES.

Margie Crofford Phillips July 15 1999
Eliza Jane SESSIONS married first Ambrose BLACKWELL; their daughter Union Savanah BLACKWELL was my great-grandmother, she married Romain D. WILLIAMS and had a daughter, Savanah England WILLIAMS, my grandmother. She married Noah Thomas SMITH. My mother was not from this marriage. Her father's name was WOODUM from Alabama, but she took the name WILLIAMS. She married Floyd CROFFORD, my dad. I would like to exchange information with anyone researching these families who lived in the Boles area of Scott Co.
Email: billmarg@arn.net

Georgia Fruen Aeverman July 11 1999
BARNARD, CALLAHAN, FRUEN, HALPAIN, HENDRIX, SELF, TEAL, WHITLOCK: I am seeking information on the following ancestors, who lived in Scott Co at some point in their lives: Joseph and Cordelia FRUEN, son William Edward FRUEN from 1880 to 1940.
Peter Peterson and Tabitha (SELF) BARNARD and daughter Sarah Jane BARNARD from 1900 to 1932. Their children included Jim, Rufus Hegil, Francis or Nancy and Rachel M.

Jefferson F CALLAHAN (who married Sarah Jane BARNARD) from 1900 to 1971. Their children included Isabel (married Will Ed FRUEN), Martha, Andrew, Vera, Freddie and Ruby.

James and Eliza (TEAL) HENDRIX, son John William HENDRIX from late 1800's to 1920.

Mary E (HALPAIN) WHITLOCK and children: Rosa M (married John William HENDRIX), James (married Eva JONES), Jessie (married George HARPER), and Evaline (married W F LAMBERT) and Mollie (married John Jackson PEPPER) from 1900 to 1920+. Mary was widowed by 1900 and I don't have her husband's name or just when he died. However, it would have been after 1887.
Email: georgiaart@sbcglobal.net

Missy Callahan Wagner July 9 1999
Looking for the descendants of Jefferson and Sarah Jane (BARNARD) CALLAHAN. Jefferson is the son of Mark and Martha Jane (WHITE) CALLAHAN. He was born 1866 in AR and died 11-10-1919 and is buried in Lamb Cemetary near Waldron, Scott Co. AR. Sarah Jane BARNARD is the daughter of Peter P. BARNARD. She was born 1873? in AR and died 7-1971 and is buried also in Lamb Cemetary. Jefferson and Sarah was married 6-2-1889 in Newton Co., AR. Jefferson's siblings are: David, Daniel R., Eliase, Jackson L., Keltz, Mary C., Mark Jr., Martha J. and William T. Jefferson's grandparents are David and Mary CALLAHAN and great-grandparents are John W and Elizabeth (GORDON) CALLAHAN. I am a descendant through William T. CALLAHAN. All info will be greatly appreciated more than words can express.
Email: lwagner@troi.csw.net

Edward H. Cain July 6 1999
My name is Edward (Ed) H. Cain, 1032 NW 167th St., Edmond, Ok 73003-6808. My grandfather was Hector V. CAIN, and my Grandmother Kansas Carman CAIN. My great-grandfather was William Waits CAIN. Hector was a civil war veteran from Georgia. He and his family settled in Scott County Arkansas after the civil war. He died in June 1914 and is buried in Park cemetery. His grave is unmarked. I am going to try to get the VA to furnish a tombstone since he was a Civil War veteran. I have been unable to establish when Kansas Carmen CAIN died, but believe it was 1903 or 1904. I also do not know where she was buried. They were married Feb 5, 1880 in Scott County. If you have any information on Kansas Carmen CAIN, I would appreciate this very much. Her parents were Rebecca and Elijah C. SULLIVAN. They are buried in Monroe cemetery and my grandmother may be buried there as well.
Email: ECain41581@aol.com

Carol Ruppel July 3 1999
JONES, CORNELIOUS: Looking for any information on Andrew ("Andy") G. JONES and Lara Jane CORNELIOUS. I don't know exact date of their marriage, but was before 1909. They had the following children that I know of: Myrtle and Helen (b. 11-13-1909). When Helen was born, they were in Nola, Scott Co. Andy was also born in Scott Co. ca 1876. Andy is my grandfather, he later married my grandmother, Mary Ann CAUTRELL (COX) from Hot Springs, AR. Mary Ann and Andy moved to Seminole, OK, where they had 5 children (plus grandmother's child from 1st marriage to Elic or Eric COX - Lottie COX). Andy had one sibling I know of, believe her name was Mary. She eventually wound up living in Kansas City, Missouri. I think Andy may have had Indian blood in him. His sister, Mary, was said to look Indian. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Email: cruppel@toto.net

Charlene Holland July 2 1999
William P. MORROW was my great grandfather and I am looking for his parents. They were supposed to have been born in Indiana. William P. MORROW was born February 1857 in Indiana and died March 29, 1929 in Scott County, Arkansas. He married Melvina JONES about 1880 - 1882. Melvina JONES was born February 15, 1860 in Sebastian County, Arkansas and died January 23, 1931 in Scott County, Arkansas. Her parents were James W. JONES and LouVicia (LuVicy/Vicy) JAMES. Please help us find William's parents?

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