Searcy County Photographs, pg. 4


 Hannah Grinder, who married Perry Holt, 
and Stella Grinder, who married Dorman Burns.
 The Grinder's owned the ferry that crossed the Buffalo River, and they
had the first telephone lines in St. Joe ( the exchange was operated 
by Nomie Grinder and possibly Hannah).  They also owned a sawmill.
Donated by Nita Grinder Fraiser. 

Looking up the Buffalo River at Grinder's Ferry which operated 
down from where the U.S. Highway 65 bridge now spans the river. 
The ferry was first operated by Samuel Grinder in 1853.  He was succeed 
by George W. Grinder in 1880.  The row of men on the left standing on 
the "boom" are George Grinder, Simpson Depriest, Jim Grinder, behind pole -
Willie McDaniel, three standing close together - unidentified.  Sitting left to right: 
Bob Grinder, unidentified, Erve Scott, unidentified, Standing: Josh Grinder, 
Bill Wallace, buyer for the Robert E. Lee Tie Co., unidentified, Lew Torix, 
Verge Scott

The landing of the ferry can be seen left center and the guiding cable can also 
be seen. The ferry is barely discernable at the low point of the cable.
Donated by Nita Grinder Fraiser. 


Bob (Robert Andrew Grinder) and Bessie Grinder with 
unknown child.  The child could have been first born Pearlie 
who was born in 1909 and on the 1910 census but died in infancy.
Donated by Nita Grinder Fraiser. 

Bob Grinder (Robert Andrew Grinder) with son 
Perry Grinder when he was around 7 years old; ca 1927. 
Donated by Nita Grinder Fraiser. 


Grinder's Ferry on the Buffalo River.

Donated by Nita Grinder Fraiser.

Grace Evelyn Brennan Bray and brother, Ethan Brennan,
of St. Joe.  Donated by Beth Villines.


Lime Kiln, St. Joe, ca 1920.  2nd from left is I.M. Bray.
Donated by Beth Villines.

James Clinton & Hattie Grunden Bray.
Both are buried at Osborn Cemetery, St. Joe.
Donated by Beth Villines.

Pindall Assembly of God Sunday School Class, ca 1951
Pastor:  Rev. Gus and Mrs. Violet Kuykendall

Back row:  L-R
Harry Moore, Faye Moore, Betty ?, Anna Belle Moore, Irene Davis,
Howard Moore, Joe Moore, Frankie Fowler, Elmer Fowler,
Mrs. Violet Kuykendall and Billie Jean Wallace.
Front row:  L-R
Maxine Faulkner, Daisy Joyce Ramesy, Harley Moore, 
Gean Davis, Peggy Popjoy, Mary Jo Martin, Betty Lou Martin
and Bill Fowler

Donated by Brenda (Fowler) Sessions