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Sandy Bayou Cemetery

Jefferson County, Arkansas

Submitted 10/04/2002 by Marolyn Folkner Howell

(sent to me by my cousin Ray GIBBINS of AR A Partial Transcription)

 

SOURCE:

TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS

Collected by

Mesdames Hudson & Pettigrew 1929

For the files of the Pine Bluff Chapter D.A.R. &

Presented to the Public Library through the Society of the Sons & Daughter of the Pilgrims 1934. This book has been bound & rebound & includes other new & later information on various cemeteries in Jefferson Co, AR area. The inscriptions for Sandy Bayou Cemetery were not generated until April 25, 1972.

 

 

Sandy Bayou Cemetery

Sect. 16-T 7-9W

 

 

William P. Ellis Jr & James W Leslie visited this cemetery in South Jefferson Co, AR, April 25, 1972. It is located East of the Middle Warren Road & can be reached by turning right down power line right-of-way for approximately 2/10 mile to an old dirt road, turn Right on old dirt road, follow for approximately 4/10 mile & turn Left on another old dirt road. The cemetery is approximately 3/10 of a mile in a Northerly direction & the road runs through it. Although it appears to be abandoned, several burials have been made there in the last few years. Although all of the tombstones were not enumerated, the following were listed:

 

Louisa A. Daughter of

Owen & Lucy GRIFFIN

Born Oct 17, 1826

Died Sept 10, 1862

 

Infant son of

G.L. & K. E. BLACKWELL

Born Jan 24, 1867

Died Jan 27, 1867

 

Mary S. Wife of

J.C. BRIDGES

Born Sept 28, 1860

Died Feb 2, 1888

 

Mary Wife of

R.M. ANDERSON

Born Dec 28, 1833

Died Nov 29, 1877

(THIS IS SISTER OF JOHN J GIBBINS)

 

Miry Wife of J. S. REAP

Born Mar 21, 1856

Died Aug 24, 1889

33yrs 5 mos 3 days

 

Ada C. E. Daughter of

H.C. & Cora A. HUNT

Born Sept 30, 1903

Died Apr 4, 1904

 

James H. C. HUNT Husband of

S.E. L. HUNT

Born Dec 6, 1845

Died Oct 31, 1895

 

John T. Son of J.H. & S.E.HUNT

Born Jan 20, 1872

Died Feb 17, 1872

 

S.A.DUKE Wife of

William H. GEWEN

Died Aug 31, 1881

Aged 52 yrs. 1 mo. 27 days

 

Mattie E. Wife of F.M. AVARITT

Born July 21, 1853

Died Apr 29, 1894

 

Willie P. Son of F.M. & M.F. AVARITT

Died July 19, 1882

Age 6 yrs. 8 mos. 17 days

 

Francis M. Son of F.M. & M.E. AVARITT

Oct 27, 1877

Age 3 yrs, 2 mos. 8 days

 

Lucy A. CLAY

Died Oct 23, 1887

Age 59 yrs, 1 mo.

 

Sarah T. Wife of N.J. OWEN

Died July 20, 1887

Age 26 yrs, 1 mo. 12 days

 

Elizabeth Wife of G. MASTIN

Born May 28, 1831

Died Apr 20, 1871

 

Josephine Wife of G.L. AVARITT

Born Apr 3, 1852

Died Feb 5, 1881

 

David SPELLS

Born Mar 13, 1842

Died Feb 24, 1917

 

DOUBLEMARKER

Father B.E. MORRIS, born in Pike Co, MS, Aug 23, 1810, Died Dec 4, 1881

Mother Ann McCRARY Born in Lawrence Co, MS Oct31, 1816, Died Nov 15, 1882

 

LEFT OF ROAD

Willie Son of Henry J. & Mary TAGGART

Born Sept 2, 1875

Died Feb 19, 1939

 

Mary TAGGART Daughter of Tom & Fannie TEMPLE

Born Apr 3, 1877

Died Jan 5, 1952

 

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