Tidbits from old Masonic Records of Van Buren County Arkansas

1866

Patterson Lodge No. 111, Clinton, Van Buren Co., Ark

Officers:
David Hargis, WM
G.M. Huie, JW
Wm. Smith, SD
C. Sikes, SW
J.F. McAlister, Treas'r
J.T. Pistole, JD
D. Sanders, Tyler

Master Masons:
H. Greeson
Wm. Giles
A.C. Morrow
Geo. Brown
Z. Thompson
Wm. E. Wilson
John Bradley
A. Guthrie
E.N. Williams
C.R. Rodgers
Wm. Madox
T.J. Griggs
R. Pale
S. Rhodes
A.F. Hamitt
Z.B. Jennings
Jas. Smith
Wm. Christopher
J.J. Hargis
Wm. Thompson
A.B. Allison
Wm. K. Bradford
J.J. Turrington
E.S. Hamm
Wm. Bradley
J.A. Rambeau
C. Bhoanan
John Murphey

Fellow Crafts:
M. McAlaster
C. Polk

Entered Apprentices:
J.S. Bradley
J.P. Dobbs
Wm. Hunter

Holland Lodge No. 158, Quitman, Van Buren Co., Ark

Officers:
James M. Scarlett, WM
D.H. Lay, JW
Allison Witt, SD
William Ellis, SW
William H. Lay, Treas'r
John Martin, JD
John England, Tyler

Master Masons:
James C. Arnold
J.W. Alexander
P.H. Brittain
A.B. Brittin
Elias Clayton
J.C. Barnes
G.W. Davenport
J.J. Edwards
W.W. Garner
W.S. Garner
J.F. Graddy
J.J. Harton
J.M. Levingston
David Levingston
John Lovin
John M. Lay
W.F. Logon
Leonard Layne
Elsbery Layne
Allen S. Lay
William McNew
Elisha Moore
E.M. Nichols
Obed Patty
R.S. Patty
Thomas Parish
J.W. Pearson
J.F. Piowers
P.J. Rollow
C.D. Simmons
J.N. Selph
Jas. M. Smith
S.B. Thornbrough
Jesse Witt
D.S. Wilson
H.F. Wilson
Edwin C. Wilbourn
Elijah White
A.R. Witt
W.C. Hale
S.P. Wortham
N.F. Roberts
H.C. Humphrey
Henry Blankenship
W.M. Garner
W.C. Chasteen
H.N. Rawlings
B.F. Cargile
B.F. Giles
Allen Patty
Stephen McClure
John B. Harkrider

1869

Proceedings of the MW Grand Lodge F & AM State of Arkansas
Nov 1, 2, & 3 AD 1869, AL 5869
Thirty First Annual Convention

During the masonic year I have granted the following dispositions:
To bro. Andrew J. Leonard and others, for a new lodge at Eglantine, Van Buren County to be called Sugar Loaf (name later changed)
May 28, 1869

1871

Sam Williams Lodge No. 89, Eglantine, Van Buren Co., Ark

Officers:
S.B. Thornburg, WM
G.J. Cullum, SW
W.K. Bradford, JW
W.M. Garner, Sec

Members:
S.B. Thornburg
G.J. Cullum
W.K. Bradford
W.H. Brown
W.M. Garner
M.C. Berdell
T.M. Cullum
A.w. Spalding
J.H. Harges
George Hunt
Jno. W. Bradley
L.H. Brener
Enoch Brener
Wm. Bittle
John Cattrel
David Gadbury
Wm. H. Gadbury
J.T. Kimsey
F.W. Kimsey
Asa Linn
Jno. T. Marbry
Jas. E. Stone

Suspension of non-payment of dues:
Wm. M. Mills

Patterson Lodge No. 111, Clinton, Van Buren Co., Ark

Officers:
A.J. Leonard, WM
Robt. S. Hill, SW
John Bradley, JW
John R. Patterson, Sec

Members:
John Bradley
Jas. C. Bradshaw
George Brown
Wm. T. Bradley
Smith H. Bradley
William Christerfer
John Cottrell
Jas. L. England
Jas. H. Fraser
William Giles
Wm. R. Greeson
Hartwell Greeson
Jos. P. Gordon
David Hargis
Robert S. Hill
Jno. J. Hargis
A.F. Hammet
George W. Holbrook
Abs A. Hensley
Wm. P. Hunt
Z.B. Jennings
Andrew J. Leonard
William Maddox
Thomas V. Maddox
J.W. Pate
Jno. J. Pistol
Jno. R. Patterson
Josseph H. Powell
Samuel Rhodes
M.C. Rerdell
Wm. C. Smith
A.P. Starnes
Wm. Stobaugh
Zac Thompson
W.E. Wilson
Thos. Williams
E.S. Williams
Wm. E. Whittenburg
James Waddle
Jesse R. Shipp
W.W. Bridges
J.C. Bilbo

Holland Lodge No. 158, Quitman, Van Buren Co., Ark

Officers:
John W. Lay, WM
H.C. Jolley, SW
John Martin, JW
C.P. Lay, Sec

Members:
John Aldrige
Jesse Bean
Elija Bean
A.B. Britten
J.C. Barnes
Henry Blankinship
Levi Bittle
B.F. Cargile
James M. Craig
J.J. Edwards
J.E. Eldridge
W.W. Garner
J.F. Graddy
W.C. Hale
J.J. Horton
J.V. Hamilton
H.C. Holley
J.M. Livingston
D. Livingston
John Lovin
J.M. Lay
W.W. Lay
D.H. Lay
W.F. Ligon
A.S. Lay
C.F. Lay
G.W. Ligen
W.B. Love
Wm. McNew
John Martin
Drury Masseya
S.F.L. Morton
Obed Patty
J.F. Powers
Thomas Parish
J.W. Pearson
R.F. Parish
J.P.P. Parish
D. Parish
P.J. Rollow
H.N. Rollins
N. F. Roberts
F.W. Richards
T.J. Riddick
C.D. Simmons
John N. Self
J.M. Scarlett
A.R. Smith
P.A.D. Smith
Thomas Shattock
Andrew Tinker
Alison Witt
Jesse Witt

1872


Thirty-fourth Annual Communication at the Masonic Temple, in the city of Little Rock, on Monday, the 4th day of November, A.D. 1872 at the hour of 7 0'clock, p.m.
From Grand Master:
I have issued dispensation for new Lodges as follows:........
To James M. Scarlett, A.R. Smith, and John Arnold and others, on the 12th of February 1872, for a Lodge at Shiloh, Van Buren County, to be called Scarlett.