St.Francis County
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Name:Last/First/Middle/Title/Location of File
ABEL JOSEPH FAMILY
Descendants of Joseph Ables (Abel)-From files of Rosamond Abel Crawley. Joseph Ables (Abel) Family
ALDRIDGE FELIX AND WILSON FAMILIES
Descendants of Felix Aldridge of Alabama/Descendants of Wilson Motley Aldridge Sr., native of Alabama to St.Francis Co., Arkansas, then Mississippi, then Forrest City, Arkansas-By Paul V.IsbellAldridge Families
CASBEER THOMAS MATHEW SR. FAMILY
By Loyd Sybert Thomas Casbeer Family
COLQUITT JAMES E. FAMILY
James E. Colquitt Family by Loyd Sybert: My maternal grandparents are James E. Colquitt and Addie Lou (Harris) ColquittFrom Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee to Rising Fawn, Dade County, Georgia to St.Francis Co., Arkansas. James E.Colquitt Family
CRAWFORD JOHN CALVIN FAMILY
By B.C.Hesson John Calvin Crawford Family
CRAWFORD/BEADLES/McLAREN FAMILY
Next, the Beadles/Crawford/McLaren Families-From Mississippi to St.Francis Co., Arkansas by Clarice Beadles. I think the other McLarens (McClarens) were descendents of my great-grandpa's brother. They came to St. Francis County at the same time in 1880's. My Great-grandpa settled on RT. 1 North of Forrest City and built a dog trot house there. His brother went to the Madison area. Stevens Funeral Home took care of all the dead in the family. My grandpa, John C. Crawford; grandmother, Bennie Mae McLaren; sister, Carlene Beadles; infant aunt, Johnnie Mae Crawford; great aunt, Myrtle McLaren; Great grandpa, William McLaren; Great grandma, L.A. Dillon McLaren (she married again after her husband died and is buried as L.A. Clark); and Mr Clark are all buried in Hughes Cem. Yes, she lived with Grandma and Grandpa after Mr. Clark died and rented the farm on Rt. 1 out to other people. She is in the 1930 census in their home. My Uncle Bill was buried in Holly Springs, MS.; My mother, Mary M. Beadles dad, Aaron Carl Beadles; and sister Mary Louise Beadles(Harris, Ward, House/ married three times) are all buried in Lone Tree Cem. in Stuttgart. Two aunts on the Beadles side of the family are buried in St. Francis Co. at Posey Cem. out from Wheatley. There names were Mary Lue (Aunt Mamie) Klutts, and Josephine ( Aunt Josie) Clifton. Clarice. Obit of John Calvin Crawford
DEVASOR-DEVAZIER BOOKER FAMILY
By Loyd Sybert Booker Devasor-Devazier Family
DEVEREUX, NICHOLAS JOHN FAMILY
By Loyd Sybert Nicholas Devereux Family
ELLIS, ELISHA FAMILY
Elisha Ellis Family by Loyd Sybert and Richard Owens Book on The Ellis Family: From North Carolina to Cross County, Arkansas to St.Francis Co., Arkansas. Elisha Ellis Family
FRANCE, WALTER RILEY FAMILY
Descendants of Walter Riley France family by Loyd Sybert-The France family removed from Muhlenberg County, Kentucky to St. Francis and Cross Counties, Arkansas. My first cousin, Leonard Hansel Harris married Mildred Virginia France. Walter Riley France Family
FUSSELL, HARRISON FAMILY
Descendants of Harrison Fussell Family by Loyd Sybert: Fore word to The Descendants of Harrison Fussell-Originally I planned on doing research on my maternal and paternal ancestors only. As my research progressed, I found that my ancestors were both related and allied with many founding families in St. Francis County, Arkansas and the surrounding area. As I became more familiar with the local history, I was made aware of the rich and proud heritage of the people in this area. I also saw that this local history is disappearing at an alarming rate. My concern that this local history should be preserved is my motivation for this work. It is my hope that my small effort may serve to interest descendants in their ancestors. Captain James Vaulx Fussell who was to become President of Fussell-Graham-Alderson Co., President of the National Bank of Eastern Arkansas and the Service Company, was the son of James Vaulx and Louisa (Alston) Fussell who were natives of Davidson County, Tennessee and Chatham County, North Carolina respectively, and was directly descended from the Alston and Ramsey families who were prominent in the history of North Carolina. Captain Fussell was born at Trenton, Tennessee. He moved to Forrest City in 1875 to straighten out some business for the now extinct Stewart-Gwynne & Co. and stayed to start his own firm. This family is of particular interest to me because the daughter of James Vaulx Fussell, Sr. and Louisa Alston Fussell, Fannie A. Fussell married Edwin Thomas Colt, the contractor who constructed the St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern Railroad, later known as the Missouri Pacific Railroad, through Taylor's Creek later to become Colt (my home town).. Some of the data contained in this family tree is anecdotal, therefore I will be most grateful for any correction that you may be able to provide. Loyd N. Sybert Harrison Fussell Family
GATTEN, RICHARD ELLIS FAMILY
Richard Ellis Gatten Family by Loyd Sybert:From Pennsylvania to Ohio to St.Francis Co., Arkansas Richard Ellis Gatten Family
HALL, JAMES WALLACE SR. FAMILY
By Loyd Sybert James Wallace Hall Sr. Family
HARGRAVES, SOLOMON SNOW FAMILY
Next, the Solomon Hargraves Family by Jean Meaney-from the Carolinas to Bradley Co., Ark., to St.Francis Co.,Ark. Solomon Hargraves Family
HARRIS, CLAIBORN SR. FAMILY
By Loyd Sybert Claiborn Harris Sr. Family
HARRIS, FAMILY
Harris Family by Loyd Sybert: Harris Family
HAVENS FAMILY
My family, Descendants of Charles Henry Harms-Havens, early merchant of Forrest City, has a street named for him by the old Missouri Pacific tracks off Division Street. Havens/HodgesFamily
HAVENS FAMILY
My family, Descendants of Charles Henry Harms-Havens by Henry Tarver Haven Jr.[large file] Havens Family
HORTON, ASHBURY FAMILY
By Loyd Sybert Ashbury Horton Family
HORTON, SPENCER
Spencer Horton Family by Loyd Sybert: From Kentucky to Georgia to Mississippi to St.Francis Co., Arkansas. My grandfather, Luther Nathaniel Sybert was employed by Eugene Loveless Horton as a wheel wright and blacksmith. Spencer Horton Family
IZARD FAMILY
By Paul Isbell based on Julia Hemenway Book on the The Izard family, early settlers of St.Francis County, Arkansas,prominent in business, politics, and Baptist church affairs. (LargeFile) Izard Family
IZARD, GABRIEL FAMILY
Descendants of Gabriel Izard-From New Jersey to Kentucky to St.Francis Co., Arkansas to Texas by Wen Scherer. Wen is descendant of Nicholas Hoffman Izard, Jr.. Gabriel is brother of Mark Whitaker Izard. Gabriel Jones Izard Family
IZARD, GABRIEL FAMILY
By Loyd Sybert Gabriel Izard Family
IZARD, RACHEL MRS
Obituary: Obituary of Mrs.Rachel (Izard) Troutt(1909-Aug.8,1996
LIEBLONG, CHARLES
Descendants of Charles Lieblong-From Germany to Tennessee to Faulkner County to St.Francis Co., Arkansas by Loyd Sybert-My second cousin twice removed, Lily Corinne Harris married Luther James Lieblong. Charles Lieblong Family
LIEBLONG, CHARLES FAMILY
By Loyd Sybert Charles Lieblong Family
MALLORY, GEORGE FAMILY
Next, the biography of George Mallory prominent Forrest City resident. George Mallory Family
MANN, SAMUEL H. FAMILY
Next, the biography of Samuel H.Mann, prominent attorney, Forrest City. Samuel H.Mann Family
McDANIEL FAMILY
John M.McDaniel family of Kentucky who arrived in St.Francis Countyabout 1824. Some of the many entertwining families include,Trapp/Rollwage/Kirkpatrick/Izard/Haven/DeRossitt/Calvert/Alderson/ and many others. McDaniel Family
McDANIEL, JOHN MRS
Obituary: Obituary of Mrs.John Landon McDaniel
McDANIEL, JOHN LANDON
Obituary: Obituary of John Landon McDaniel
MERWIN, THORBURN C. FAMILY
Next, the biography of Captain Thorburn C.Merwin, early County Clerk of St.Francis County. Captain Thorburn C.Merwin Family
MORGAN, WILLIAM JASPER FAMILY
William Jasper Morgan Family by Loyd Sybert: My Grand Aunt, Katie Eugenia Harris took Otto C. Morgan as her second husband after divorcing Phillip John Devereux. My mother, Frances Ruth Colquitt married first Robert Edward Lee Morgan the marriage lasted a very short time.-From Kentucky to Northeastern Arkansas to St.Francis Co., Arkansas. William Jasper Morgan Family
NICHOLS, THOMAS NATHANIEL FAMILY
By Loyd Sybert Thomas Nathaniel Nichols Family
NORTON, NATHAN JUDGE FAMILY
Next, the Nathan Norton biography, prominent attorney and judge of Forrest City. Nathan Norton Family
O'BRIEN, THOMAS FAMILY
Next, the biography of Thomas O'Brien, courtesy of Alice Marie Kennedy Lee, grand daughter Thomas O'Brien Family
RUSH, JAMES ODDY DR. FAMILY
Next, the biography of Dr.James Oddy Rush, early doctor of Forrest City. Dr.James Oddy Rush Family
PASLEY, WILLIAM HENRY ELDER FAMILY
Next, the biography of Elder W.H.Paslay, early physician, Baptist Minister, and teacher. Was in Alabama during the Civil War looking after the families while the husbands were away at war. Elder W.H.Paslay Family
PEEVEY, WADE HAMPTON FAMILY
Descendants of Wade Hampton Peevey family by Loyd Sybert-This family originated from Ireland to America, to Georgia then to Alabama, Arkansas, Tennessee and Texas. The late Mrs. Rena B. Peevey Armstrong was my 5th and 6th grades teacher and my next door neighbor in Colt, Arkansas. Wade Hampton Peevey Family
SIBERT-SYBERT
Sibert-Sybert Family by Loyd Sybert:From Germany to South Carolina toGeorgia to Alabama to Mississippi to Tennessee to Arkansas to Texas. Sibert-Sybert Family
STEELE, RICHARD A. FAMILY
By Loyd Sybert Richard A. Steele) Family
SWEET, SILVIUS EMORY FAMILY
Next, the descendants of Silvius Emory Sweet, early resident of St.Francis County. Silvius Emory Sweet Family
SYBERT, ROBERT FAMILY
By Loyd Sybert Robert Sybert Family
TERRY, JOHN BANNER FAMILY
John Banner Terry Family by Jack Darr. Picture of their victorian home in Forrest City with the family members in the yard. John Banner Terry Family
THOMAS, WILLIAM FAMILY
Descendants of William Thomas-From Tennessee to Cross County to Craighead County to St.Francis Co., Arkansas by Loyd Sybert. My great grandfather the Reverend Charles Richard Sybert took for his second wife my first cousin three times removed, the widow Martha Harris Tyler. Her son James Franklin Tyler married Cornelia Flora Thomas. My grand uncle Steven Thornton Harris married Floie Lee "Floy" Thomas and his brother, Jessie Hansel Harris married Annie Losie Thomas. William Thomas Family
WILLIAMS, GEORGE SR. FAMILY
By Loyd Sybert George Williams Sr. Family
WYNNE FAMILY
The Wynne Family, early banking and cotton farming families of St.Francis County. Jesse Watkins WynneFamily
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