2006 SCOTT COUNTY QUERIES

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This page last updated 31 December 2006

Nicole Day December 30, 2006
I am looking for information on the PARTAIN & JENKINS families, particularly Martha Ellen PARTAIN (17 Nov 1844 - 4 Mar 1882) who was married to John A. JENKINS. I have found them living in Hickman Township, Scott County, Arkansas in the 1880 census which states Martha was born in North Carolina. The family rumor is that Martha was full-blooded Cherokee Indian, however we have not been able to substantiate that or anything else related to her. John and Martha were my ggg grandparents. Their daughter, Nettie Melinda JENKINS, married Oscar Clayton HUNT. I would really appreciate any help or information.
Email: cnday15@comcast.net

Danny Lee Davis December 11, 2006
I am looking for info on WOLF(E), in particular, John or Andrew WOLF(E), surname in Scott Co. around 1850's to 1930's. Think they were somewhere up there around that time. They are supposed to have come from Tenn. May have moved during war though.
Email: crosstalk7usa@yahoo.com

Grady Cason December 6, 2006
I am looking for information on Joshua and Almarion GAINES who lived in Scott County in the mid- and late-1800s. I am particularly interested to know if they are related to James F. GAINES, who is described as a Scott County pioneer and served in the state Legislature.
Email: gvcason@cfl.rr.com

Nancy Ellis September 28, 2006
I am looking for information and old family photos of R.N. MILLARD b. March 30, 1844 d. March 11, 1920. I know his parents were James E. MILLARD b. July 14, 1799 in Sullivan, Tennessee died 1875 in Blue Ball, AR and Edna HERRING b. 1803 in Brownsville, Haywood, Tennessee died March 15, 1864 in Blue Ball, AR. I have a photo of R.N. MILLARD from a Scott County Jurors Group from the early 1900ís. R.N. was my great great grandfather. His daughter Myrtle E. (MILLARD) HALL was born Nov. 29, 1879 and died May 8, 1941. She married Thomas William HALL b. Jan. 25, 1878 d. Sept. 22, 1949. They had my grandmother Mary Salina Eloise (HALL) OWENS b. 1910 d. 1976 Scott Co. Arkansas. She married Virgil OWENS b. 1911 d. 1998. I know that my grandfather RN owned a mill on Dutch Creek near the present day Blue Ball Rural Fire Department. I would appreciate any extra information from anyone who is related to the MILLARDS, HALLS, OWENS, or HERRING families.
Email: jellis@arkwest.com

Sarah Stevens September 3, 2006
I continue to search for any clues connected to the WOLF/E and ANTHONY families of Scott County, Ar. 1860 Census shows the families of T.W. WOLF, Henry WOLF, John WOLF, and William ANTHONY. I believe that Tobias Washington, Henry, John D., and Ann WOLF ANTHONY were all children of Andrew Davis and Lucinda WOLF located on 1840 Johnson County, Ar. Census. A.D. WOLF was dead by 1845. His younger children ended up in the Upshur County area of Texas where Tobias W. WOLF was found in 1850. T.W. WOLF moved his family to Scott County by 1860. That leads me to think that he came there to be near family during the Civil War years when he served in Company I of the 2nd Ar. Mounted Rifles. He returned to Upshur Co., Tx. before 1870 Census. I have not been able to locate Henry and Nancy DODD WOLF after 1860. I did find their eldest daughter, Adeline, as the head of the household in Yell Co., Ar. with the younger siblings. This leads me to believe that the parents died possibly during the Civil War years. I did find the wife of John D. WOLF on 1870 Falls Co., Tx. Census with her younger children. There is a son named George who was born in 1867 in Tx. This leads me to think that John D. and Louisa Wolf moved on to Tx. after the Civil War ended and that John died somewhere between 1866-1870. A niece is found living in the household of William and Ann ANTHONY on 1880 Scott Co. Census named Eliza WOLF. I believe this niece to be the daughter of Henry and Nancy WOLF listed as E.J. on 1860 Census. She is found with her eldest sister on Yell Co. 1870 Census as Jane. I don't know what happened to her after 1880. William ANTHONY died in 1883. I did locate his wife, Ann, as a boarder with Virginia GRIGSBY on 1900 Scott Co. Census and with John DOBBS as a boarder on 1910 Scott Co. Census. Her obit lists her as Grandma ANTHONY. It states that she lived with the John DODD family. Any info on these families would be greatly appreciated.
Email: slcstevens@direcway.com

Tiffney Nix August 20, 2006
Need to know who Sarah Ellen SCROGGINS parents were. Sarah was born in 1879 in Scott Co., AR and she married William A. NIX in Scott Co. 14 Feb 1894. Anything on that family would be helpful.
Email: Tiffney_Nix@yahoo.com

Kathleen Clement August 8, 2006
I am looking to find out what happened to the Samuel DAVIES who was enumerated at age 25 in Black Fork, Scott County, Arkansas in the 1880 census along with his wife Sarrah age 23, and their children Allice DAVIES age 10, James age 5, Tennessee age 3, Jack (possibly Jackson or Jackariah) age 2, and George A (Georgia or Georgette) age 7 months. I believe that Samuel and several of the children may have died and that Sarrah went back to Missouri where she was born and married second Jesse G. MORTON in Dent County, Missouri in 1890. Any help to prove or disprove this theory would be greatly appreciated.
Email: kaclement@earthlink.net

Bill Tiffee August 3, 2006
I'm seeking information on my great grandfather, David OLLER. The name is also found as OLLAR, OLER, and other variations. He is listed on the 1870 Scott Co. census in Lafave Township as David OLER, age 21, with wife Margaret, 20, and son John W., two months old. David disappeared from census records and probably had died before 1880 when his wife Margaret is listed on the Scott Co. census in Lafayette Township as the wife of William "Cobb" SWEEDEN, with David's two children, John William OLLER and Matilda OLLER. Does anyone know where David is buried or have any other information about him?
Email: tiffee62@msn.com

Sandy Johnson July 30, 2006
Looking for family info on Eli and Catherine SHERRILL listed in the 1880 Scott County census. He was born 11-1847 and his parents were from NC and TN. She was born in Texas and I have no information on her. Their children were Jesse, Mary, Margaret, Richard, and William. They moved to Texas and had another child in 1889. He is listed as being widowed in the 1900 Rockwall County, Tx census. My great grandfather was Jesse and he died in 1917. My great grandmother had no information on his family other than knowing his sister Margaret.
Email: SKMJ_99@yahoo.com

Rex Ragan July 22, 2006
Looking for information on Hugh GRIFFITH. He was born in Arkansas about 1840. He married Nancy LUNSFORD and they had several childern before moving to Indian Territory around 1890. His oldest daughter, Inie GRIFFITH, was my grandmother. Any information would certainly be appreciated.
Email: rrcr@alltel.net

Ruth Gouge March 23, 2006
I am looking for Thomas A. WATKINS, born 1840 in Alabama, married 1865-66, father born in N.C., mother born in KS (according to 1880 federal census, Scott County, Arkansas, Lafayette Township, page 14, line 24.) Wife Nancy J. born 1848 in Arkansas, father born in GA, mother born in GA. Their children: Julia A., Ida J., Caroline E., Sarah R., Seborn F. In 1988 I found that Thomas A. Watkins was buried in Prairie Grove Cemetery, two miles west of Abbott, Arkansas. I hope someone can help me find out more about this family.
Email: ruthandt@yahoo.com

Lila Clay March 17, 2006
Looking for David Smith ANDERSON who lived in Scott County, Revilee Township in the 1850s and 1860s. Found him with family in the 1860 Scott County Census:
David Smith ANDERSON age 49, Presb. Preacher, with wife Mary, age 44 and children D.S. 18(possible David Smith), C.V. male age 16 (possible Columbus), J.E.M. 14 male (possible John Alexander Monroe), E.A.M. 10 female (possible Elizabeth). David and Mary named most of their children with three first names. Children: William, Sarah A., Mary A. James M.F., Altha Ann Caroline, David G.(sic), Columbus, John Alexander Monroe. Possible children before William, and after John Alexander Monroe. Altha Ann Caroline ANDERSON married Neely Lafayette HARDIN and lived next to David and Mary in the 1860 Census with two children. Have found John Alexander Monroe ANDERSON and Altha Ann Caroline ANDERSON, but nothing after 1860 on David or Mary....is feared possible died during the Civil War. Where are John and Altha's siblings?
Email: lclay@eosc.edu

David Eick January 16, 2006
Seeking information on Cyrus Worth (called "Worth") NEFF and his sons Hugh, J.F. "Squire" and Frank, who worked in and around Scott County lumber mills from about 1910 - 1930. Would like any records or articles mentioning any of them. Also seeking death record, obituary or gravesite for Worth NEFF. He died in the 1930's in Scott County I believe, while living with son Frank or with son J.F. "Squire" NEFF. Would like to hear from anyone with any information on these NEFF'S or their descendants.
Email: daleick@msn.com

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