Sebastian County, Ar Marriage Book "B" Ft. Smith District
Submitted by Deborah Musgrove
Pg# Groom Age Bride Age Residences Date Official Comments
1 Campbell, Allen 61 Bobbitt, Sarah J. 44 Seb. Co Feb 20, 1870 Jeremiah Bell, J.P.  
  Bowerman, William T. 21 Avery, Martha J. 16 Seb. Co Feb 6, 1870 S.C. Deschamps, minister  
  Murray, Jeremiah 20 Walker, Annie 18 Sulpher Twsp, Sebastian Co. Apr 10, 1870 Wm. J. Campbell, Deacon  M.E. Church  
2 Hawkins, Martin M. 31 Blaylock, Philadelphia A. 16 Seb. Co May 22, 1870 S.D. Deschamps, minister ceremony at the residence of Wm. Blaylock, Esq.
  Keely, John   Hunington, Katie     Jun 19, 1870 Lawrence Smuthe, priest Groomsman: Billy Breen.  Bridesmaid:  Ellie Clifford
  Durram, B.F. 26 Weaver, Oney 20 Seb. Co Jun 20, 1870 M.J. Watts, J.P.  
  ???? 18 Chronister, Tinsey 17 Seb. Co Jun 17, 1870 M.J. Watts, J.P.  
  Hachet, James 25 Ake, Celia 17 Seb. Co Jun 26, 1870 Peter Connaway, minister  
  Springman, John 40 Paden, Margaret 30 Seb. Co Jul 1, 1871 James S. Hukill, J.P.  
4 Knox, Myrin 30 Crage, Rachel 33 gr-Ft. Sill, Ok         br-Seb. Co. May 25, 1870 Geo. T. Rugherford, minister A.M.E. Ch.  
  Scalls, Henry 36 Craffere, Hannah 30 Seb. Co Jun 16, 1870 Geo. T. Rugherford, minister A.M.E. Ch.  
  Mason, James 24 Lions, Abraham 16 Seb. Co Jul 11, 1870 Granville Ryels, minister  
5 Hall, Robert 20 Guargum, Mary 17 Seb. Co Jun 26, 1870 J.C. Hulsey, J.P.  
  Duckett, Allen F. 23 Bell, Sarah E. 17 Seb. Co Jan 27, 1870 J.E. Carnett, minister Meth.  
  Shavaer, Benjamin F. 20 Boal, Lucy Emaline 23   Feb 3, 1870 J.C. Autry, Elder  
  Haynes, W.R. 22 Robesen, Ms. Sarah J. 18 Seb. Co Jun 5, 1870 Francis A. Taff,  M.E. Church So.  
14 Tyse, Wesley 25 Patrick, Lucy 30 Seb. Co Sep 5, 1870 Granville, Ryles, minister, Africa M.E. Church  
  Seewald, William H.   Finame, Kate   Ft. Smith Sep 14, 1870 Laurence Smythe, Priest of Catholic Church Bridesmaid: Ms. Milo Sue
13 Crouch, Pleasant B. 18 Parks, Rebecca 15 Seb. Co Jul 22, 1870 Geo S. Statham, J.P.  
  Pecil, Obediah 22 Newman, Sarah A. 28 gr-Hamilton Co., Tn  br-Seb. Co. Aug 22, 1870 Geo S. Statham, J.P.  
  Duncan, Daniel 46 Hayes, Leonia 37 Chicksaw Nation Sep 19, 1870 C.P. Swift, J.P.  
  McKibben, Frank R. 25 Pope, Minnie 23 gr-Crawford Co.,      br-Seb. Co. Sep 7, 1870 W.A. Samples, J.P.  
  Graham, Newton J. 21 Hooker, Deittha 19 Seb. Co Aug 13m 1870 James G. Ullery, J.P.  
  Ring, John 27 Corsey, Lucinda 23 gr-Franklin Co.       Br-Seb. Co. Sep 20, 1870 H.M. Granade, Elder, Meth. Church So.  
15 Crabtree, Lewis   Kersh, Elizabeth   Seb. Co Sep 15, 1870 Wm. L. Brewer, deacon M.E. South  
  Wilsie, Jacob J. 25 Smith, Sarah A. 15 Seb. Co Sep 26, 1870 Wm H. Partin, minister of gospel  
16 Seay, Charles 25 Hill, Francis 23 Seb. Co Sep 11, 1870 J.W. Riggs, J.P.  
  Lockhart, Cal. J.N. 25 Coors, Lizzie 21 Seb. Co Sep 29, 1870 W.C. Samples, Presbyterian Minister  
17 Leon, William L. 24 Levan, Mary 22 Seb. Co Oct 15, 1870 C.P. Swift, J.P.  
  Lonergan, Edward of age Bonefous, Christina widow of age Seb. Co Oct 17, 1870 Lawrence Smuthe, priest William Breen, witness
  Hannah, S.W. 20 Miller, Nancy C. 16 Seb. Co Aug 25, 1870 Samuel Dunn, J.P.  
18 Douglas, Thomas B. of age Buzan, Charloth of age   Aug 26, 1870 W.B. McNabb, Presbyterian Minister  
25 Hogan, Green 25 Kirkwood, Miss Liley 22 Seb. Co Nov 16, 1870 Peter Conway, Elder  
  Irvin, Simeon T. 42 Guinn, Elizabeth J. 30 Seb. Co Oct 23, 1870 M. Stetzel, J.P.  
26 Moberly, James B. 23 Barling, Rebecca Ann 16 Seb. Co Nov 16, 1870 J. Sandels, minister By consent of her parents and at the home of J.R. Kanady in Ft. Smith
  Greve, Herman of proper age Turbilow, Teresa of proper age Ft. Smith Nov 24, 1870 Edward Fitzgerald, B.S. of Little Rock Witnesses:  Joseph Hendrix and Mary Kuper
  Aevitt, John W. 23 Shannon, Winnie 22 Seb. Co Nov 27, 1870 C.P. Swift, J.P.  
27 Hays, John 33 Wilson, Annie 25 Seb. Co Nov 27, 1870 C.P. Swift, J.P.  
  Bloomburg, John P. 31 Hendrix, Mrs. Lucy E. 32 Seb. Co Dec 1, 1870 H.M. Granade, Elder, Meth. Church  
  Biggs, Lee G. 21 Moore, Fanny V. 22 gr-Jersey Co., Ill     br-Washington Co, Ar Dec 2, 1870 Ed. J. Brooks, J.P.  
28 Walls, A.J. 27 Reeds, Mollie F. 18 Seb. Co Sep 8, 1870 M.J. Watts, J.P.  
  Caver, P.T. lawful age Edwards, Mary lawful age Seb. Co Aug 28, 1870 Thomas Yeaden, J.P.  
  Wahsington, George 33 Brown, Sally 21 Seb. Co Nov 24, 1870 Granville Ryels, minister, A.M.E. Church  
29 Rollins, Green 24 Miller, Adeline 20 Seb. Co Nov 25, 1870 Granville Ryles, minister, A.M.E. Church  
  Couicy, Robert L. 36 Pascal, Mary J. 21 Seb. Co Dec 13, 1870 C.P. Swift, J.P.  
  Murp, Green 26 Jones, Margaret 21 gr-Seb. Co., Upper Twsp Dec 14, 1870 Peter Conoway, Baptist minister at residence of First Colored Baptist Church
30 Neely, Joshua A. 19 Priut, Jinnie 20 Seb. Co Sep 10, 1870 Edward J. Brooks, J.P.  
  Norton, William H. 20 Swan, Ahnita 26 Seb. Co Dec 14, 1870 J.M. Stetzel, J.P.  
31 Shickfer, Stran 27 Coleman, Jennie 23 Seb. Co Nov 26, 1870 M.J. Watts, J.P.  
  Blackerd, J.R. 24 Nelson, Mary S. 21 Seb. Co Nov 28, 1870 M.J. Watts, J.P.  
32 Dodd, James 24 Piles, Julia 26 Seb. Co Dec 26, 1870 Peter Conoway, minister Matrried at the residence of James M. Colins.
  Johnson, George 39 Blackman, Mary Jane 24 Seb. Co Dec 27, 1870 Granville, Ryles, minister, A. M.E. Church  
  Simms, John 22 Griffith, Susan 30 Seb. Co Oct 22, 1870 Geo. S. Statham, J.P.  
33 Lauderback, John H.   Keums, Sarah G.   Ft. Smith on the night of Jan 2, 1871 Lawrence Smythe, priest, Catholic Church at the request of their mothers.  Witnesses: Charles Vogel and June Oshid
34 Burnett, Henry 34 Belt, Matilda 30 Seb. Co Dec 18, 1870 L.M. Turner, J.P.  
  Hibbs, Joseph C. 19 Ferguson, Almida 20 Seb. Co Dec 6, 1870 S.M. Turner, J.P.  
  Harp, James 18 Allison, Jenny 17 Seb. Co Dec 20, 1870 S.M. Turner, J.P.  
35 Reed, J.M. 19       Nov 2, 1870 S.M. Turner, J.P.  
  Dameron, W.T. 20 Ferguson, Mary J. 22 Seb. Co Nov 16, 1870 Samuel Dunn, J.P.  
  McMurtey, John 19 McBride, Nancy 15 Seb. Co Dec 18, 1870 M. Stetzel, J.P.  
36 Stokes, P.W. 28 Foster, Mary J. 19 Seb. Co Dec 11,  1870 J.W. Riggs, J.P.  
  Byrum, James H. 20 Bainard, Jane 18 Seb. Co Dec 25, 1870 J.W. Riggs, J.P.  
  Sanders, R.S. 23 Decker, Mrs. M.J. 23 Seb. Co Jan 8, 1871 John Ledbetter, Bapt. Min.  
37 Keffer, Levi 22 Kirk, Elizabeth 18 Seb. Co Dec 11, 1870 John Ledbetter, Bapt. Min.  
38 Bell, Dr. James K. 25 Caldwell, Ms. Tella A. 17 Seb. Co Jan 11, 1870 W.A.  Sample, minister, Presbyterian Church  
39 Williams, W.T. 22 Damrell, Ms. Kate 17 gr-Pulaski Co., Ar    br-Seb. Co., Ar Dec 15, 1870 W.A. Sample, minister, Presbyterian Church  
  Clayton, Reuben 26 West, Emma 18 Seb. Co Jan 4, 1871 Geo. S. Statham, J.P.  
  Barnes, William 18 Benson, Caty 18 Seb. Co Dec 22, 1870 Geo. S. Statham, J.P.  
40 Marshall, George 40 Beal, Martha 23 Seb. Co Jan 28, 1871 Peter Conoway, minister, Col. Baptist Church  
  Pety, William 35 Sharlow, Marthey 18 Seb. Co Jan 11, 1871 A.S. Smith, minister, Episcopal Church  
  Aydelott, John J. 21 Campbell, Mahala C. 17 gr-Scott Co, Ar        br-Sebastian Co. Oct 20, 1870 Jeremiah Bell, J.P.  
41 Smith, Cary 19 Chapel, Emely P. 16 Seb. Co Oct 27, 1870 Jeremiah Bell, J.P.  
  Damas, Larkin 40 McCarty, Morslett 30 Seb. Co Jul 24, 1870 S.C. Deschamp, minister  
42 Bush, Philip 28 Keffer, Mary 22 Seb. Co Dec 31, 1870 H.M. Granade, Elder, Methodist Church  
  McCall, Pleasant   Mayer, Maria   Seb. Co Jan 1, 1871 H.M. Granade, Elder, Methodist Church  
  Gattis, Wm. S. 23 McNaughtin 20 Seb. Co Jan 4, 1871 H.M. Granade, Elder, Methodist Church  
43 Wilson, Henry S. 25 Veuney, Ellen 29 Seb. Co Feb 7, 1871 H.M. Granade, Methodist Church  
  Bobo, James S. 24 Bowman, Delilah 20 Seb. Co Feb 15, 1871 Hervey M. Granade, Methodist Church  
  Hoover, Thomas 30 Bunch, Hulda 14 Seb. Co Feb 4, 1871 Thomas Yeaden, J.P.  
44 Glass, William   Rector, Sue     Feb 21, 1871 Lawrence Smythe, Catholic Priest Married at the house of General W.D. Cabel.  Witnesses:  William Breen and Mrs. Gen Cabel
45 Crenshaw, John William 22 Cogbill, Ms. Rebecca Ruella 16   Jan 5, 1871 William G. Ramsay, minister Married at the bride's mother's house.
  Richard, Gustof Adulf 21 Martindale, Ms. Ada Samantha 20   Feb 5, 1871 William G. Ramsay, minister Married at the bride's father's house in Seb. Co.
  Dill, James W. 25 Ford, Sarah 16 gr-Scott Co, Ar        br-Sebastian Co. Jan 27, 1871 S.M. Turner, J.P.  
46 Avery, James 21 McClure, Martha L. 16 Seb. Co Jan 21, 1871 S.M. Turner, J.P.  
  Rease, John 35 Kersey, Sarah 28 Seb. Co Feb 5, 1871 S.M. Turner, J.P.  
47 Hurin, Eugene Edwin 27 Hughs, Willisia Jane 23 gr-Hamsie Co., Mo.  Br-Carroll Co., Mo Feb 16, 1871 C.P. Swift, Judge of Seb. Co. Witness:  Wm. H. Rogers
  Haynes, John W. 23 Wofford, Quincie A. 18 Seb. Co Feb 28, 1871 A.J. Rippy,Baptist minister  
  Lerels, G.W. 43 Frizzell, Mary F. 21 Seb. Co Feb 21, 1871 M.J. Watts, J.P.  
48 Thomas, James 23 Madden, Mary 23 Seb. Co Feb 7, 1871 J.W. Riggs, J.P.  
  Shaver, Aron 19 McCanahan, Elizabeth 15 Seb. Co Dec 29, 1870 Jeremiah Bell, J.P.  
49 Anderson, Thomas 23 Milor, Josephine L. 18 Seb. Co Sep 15, 1870 C.L. Ward, J.P.  
  Skinner, Thomas H. 23 Oliver, Kizey L.C. 16 Seb. Co Jan 12, 1871 John M. Ledbetter, Bapt minister  
  Cowling, Bery   Burnett, Mrs. Bettie   Seb. Co Jan 7, 1871 Thomas Wainwright minister  
50 McBride, Wm A. 24 Mooneyham, Julia 22 Seb. Co Jan 29, 1871 J.M. Ledbetter, Baptist minister  
  Weaver, A.J. 25 Bullard, Ms. Arminda 20 Seb. Co Feb 12, 1871 J.M. Ledbetter, Baptist minister  
  Wiley, Wesley 26 Dillard, Mary 21 Seb. Co Feb 18, 1871 Granville Ryles, minister, A.M.E. Church  
51 Dugan, J.W.   Dugan, Sarah 19 Seb. Co     Witnesses:  Manohan
65 Cats, Mr. W.T.   Emmert, Ms. B.E.     Jun 25, 1871 A.B. Pipkin, minister  
  Edwin, John 21 Carroll, Mary 18 gr-Sebastian Co.     Br-Franklin Co. Jul 20, 1871 Lawrence Smythe, priest, Catholic Church Witnesses:  Henry Vinney & Eigeme Berneux
70 Olliver, Charlie 23 Baker, Hariett 24 Seb. Co Jul 15, 1871 Granville Ryles, minister, A.M.E. Church  
  McClain, Joseph 48 Smart, Martha 35 Seb. Co Jun 28, 1871 Thomas Yaden, J.P.  
71 Bullard, Erin 23 Dodson, Rebecca Jane 14y & 4m Seb. Co Jul 27, 1871 S. Stantin, J.P.  
  Wren, James 30 Griffith, Melvina 18 Seb. Co Jul 27, 1871 S. Stantin, J.P.  
  Cole, John 29 Frem, Katie 16 Seb. Co Aug 3, 1871 Edward Bowman, Elder  
72 Isaacs, Alfred J. 23 Bratten, Martha S. 25 Seb. Co Jul 4, 1871 Edward Bowman, Elder  
  Haral, William 23 Carroll, Mary R. 16   Jul 30, 1871 Rev. Richmond Cole, Cumberland Presbyterian Ch  
  Gilbreth, John M. 22 Walden, Mary S. 22 Seb. Co Jun 15, 1871 L.R. Pate, Minister(L.R. Pate - my ancestor from Ala. Lynn  
73 Butler, James Oliver 22 Ledbetter, Elinor C. 17 Seb. Co Aug 6, 1871 S. Stantin, J.P.  
  Evans, John 33 Spring, Mary 34 Seb. Co Aug 10, 1871 Granville, Ryles, minister, A.M.E. Church  
  Bisk, Daniel W. 18 Lewis, Precila M. 19 Seb. Co Jul 13, 1871 Charles T. Cagle, minister, Missionary Bapt. Church  
74 Rider, William H. 30 Frasier, Delpha J. 29 Seb. Co Jul 30, 1871 Charles T. Cagle, minister  
  Abernathy, C.A. 18 Riddle, Delia E. 18 Seb. Co Jul 30, 1871 Charles T. Cagle, minister  
  McCants, Wm 26 Kirk, Mary J. 18 Seb. Co Sep 7, 1871 Noah Cornett, deacon  
77 Standipi, Jesse 50 Hicks, Eudocio Ann 18 Seb. Co Aug 1, 1871 N.B. McNabb, minister, Cumberland Presb. Church  
  Buzan, John M. of legal age McNabb, Jane of legal age Seb. Co Aur 2, 1871 N.B. McNabb, minister  
78 Prussner, Mr. Fredrick Bernahrdt 38 Reutzel, Elizabeth 20 Seb. Co Jul 25, 1871 Martin L. Wyneken, pastor, German E. Lutheran Church  
  Williams, Mr. Samuel Andrew 30 Geiger, Ms. Pauline 18 Seb. Co Sep 12, 1871 Martin L. Wyneken, pastor, German E. Lutheran Church  
  Gilliam, Edward of legal age Quinton, Mrs. Mary of legal age Seb. Co Jul 25, 1871 M.A. East, minister, Methodist Episcopal Church  
  Kuykendall, Abraham lawful age Tucker, Ms. Sarah lawful age Seb. Co Sep 16, 1871 M.A. East, A.M.E. Church  
  Greve, Alex T. 19 Shannon, Emma 16 Seb. Co Sep 24, 1871 H.M. Granade, minister  
  Smith, Bryan 20 Matts, Mary Amm 19 Seb. Co Sep 19, 1871 J.M. Ledbetter, Baptist minister  
80 Scott, Absolm P. 25 Wright, Martha E. 16 Seb. Co Aug 27, 1871 J.M. Ledbetter, Baptist minister  
  Phillips, William 24 Celabom, Elizabeth 20 Seb. Co Jun 22, 1871 M.J. Watts, J.P.  
81 Lewis, Thomas C. 36 Bell, Susan 27 gr-Scott Co, Ar        br-Sebastian Co. Sep 1, 1870 J.E. Carnett, minister Meth Ch., Scott County  
  Bell, William H. 28 Sim, Emil Jane 18 Seb. Co Oct 25, 1870 J.E. Cornett, Methodist Minister  
  Hall, Columbus 18 Smalley, Sara Jane 18 Seb. Co May 18, 1871 J.E. Cornett, Methodist Minister  
82 Sampson, Wm R. 24 Bobet, Sarah F. 22 Seb. Co Jul 16, 1871 W.D.Wilson, Methodist Min.