Arkansas Cemeteries

 

Babb Cemetery

Marysville, Union County, Arkansas

 

Transcribed by Martin and Geri Braswell, May 13, 2001.

Photos & updated July 31, 2006

Information in parenthesis ( ) added by Martin Braswell

 

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U.S. 82 to Marysville, turn south on Braswell Corner Rd. ,

then west on Schuler Rd. abt. 1/4 mile , south on Babb Cemetery Rd.

(gravel road) appox.3/4 mile ( road Ys, keep to the left ) turn east

on unamed dirt road , approximately 1/4 mile on north side of the road.

 

This cemetery was vandalized in 2004/early 2005. Some of the old

stones were broken in half. Someone repaired them. ( Thanks ! )

 

Transcribed by Martin and Geri Braswell , May 13, 2001.

Second visit , August 12, 2001.

Revisted and photographed in March 2005, April 2006.

 

Information in parentheses ( ) [ ] added by Martin Braswell

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Francis Garner - Wife of E. A. Garner -

July 25, 1829 - April 15,1911.

( Francis Kelly )

 

E. A. Garner - Husband of Francis Garner -

May 1836 - Nov. 1, 1899.

( Enoch Alaxander Garner )

 

Infant Garner

 

Infant Garner

 

Infant Garner - small stone - unreadable funeral home marker

 

Emmer Garner - Wife of G.W. Garner -

Feb. 21, 1874 - July 3, 1913

( Emma Jackson )

 

G. W. Garner - Dec. 19, 1873 - Jan. 29, 1941.

( George Wesley ' Bunk ' Garner, son of E. A. Garner and Frances Kelly )

 

Infant Garner

 

Infant Garner

 

James Stacy Ledbetter - Oct. 12, 1847 - July 22 , 1907

PVT CO E 6 GA INF CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY

( son of Joel Ledbetter & Mary Polly Parker )

[ old stone and Confederate military marker ]

 

Sarah L. Ledbetter - 1861 - April 1927 .

( Sarah Louvenia Peace -dau. of Hartwell Meacham Peace &

Katherine Smith - b. July 2, 1861) -

[ wife of James Stacy Ledbetter ]

 

Hammet W. Lofton - Born June 13, 1861 - Died May 25, 1900

( Hammet Wesley Lofton - son of George W. Lofton/Loftin &

Virginia Washington Peace )

[ 1st husband of Minnie Francis Garner ]

 

Ida Loftin Davis - Jan. 22, 1868 - May 28, 1911.

( Sarah Ida Lofton - dau. of George W. Lofton/Loftin &

Virginia Washington Peace )

[ 2nd wife of Thomas Philner ' Bud ' Davis ]

[ according to census records, dob is incorrect -

she was born between 1870 - 1873 ]

 

Inf. daughter of Ben and Riller Lofton - April 1921

( dau. of Benjamin Franklin Lofton & Arillia ' Riller ' McWilliams )

[ small home made stone, almost unreadable ]

 

Infant Daughter of Ben and Riller Lofton - born & died Feb. 3, 1928.

( has name, appears to be Jebline ? )

[ small home made stone , almost unreadable.]

 

Baby (?) Lofton - daughter of B. F. Lofton - 1938

[ Feblen ? - almost unreadable - concrete stone ]

 

Elber Lofton - born 1897 died (?)

( Elbert ? - almost unreadable - concrete stone )

 

Mollie Lofton - Born 1895 - Died 1911

( daughter of Hammet Wesley Lofton and Minnie Francis Garner )

[ home made stone - almost unreadable ]

 

James M. Johnson - Dec. 5, 1883 - Oct. 30, 1920

( son of James M. Johnson [Sr.]& Mary Catherine Simmons )

 

James M. Johnson - Born Oct. 10, 1843 - Died Aug. 22, 1883

( 1st husband of Mary Catherine Simmons )

 

James Granderson Peace - Born Feb. 2, 1845 - Died March 21, 1904

15 ARK REGT CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY

( son of Hartwell Meachum Peace & Catherine Francis Smith )

[ old stone & Confederate military marker ]

Hartwell Meacham Peace - Born Nov. 25, 1818 - Died Feb. 8, 1883

CO E 1 ARK CAV CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY

( son of William Mask Peace & Sarah S. Meacham )

[ old stone & Confederate military marker ]

 

William Hines Peace - Born May 18, 1840 - Died Dec. 4, 1867

CO K 6 ARK INF CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY

( son of Hartwell Meacham Peace & Catherine Francis Smith -

husband of Harriet I. Tanner )

[ * oldest marked grave - old stone & Confederate military marker ]

 

Martha Frances Peace - Born March 5, 1842 - Died Dec. 21, 1879

( dau of Hartwell Meacham Peace & Catherine Frances Smith )

 

Catherine J. Peace - Born Aug. 3, 1818 - Died Aug. 10, 1883 .

( Catherine Frances Smith - wife of Hartwell Meachum Peace )

 

Mary Thurman Peace - Febuary 15, 1847 - April 4, 1886

( Mary Ann Thurman - wife of Hartwell Green Peace )

 

L. L. Simmons - Jan. 3, 1868 - June 6, 1906

( Larkin Lee Simmons - son of Peter Marshall Simmons &

Martha Anne Jarrod )

 

Martha A. Simmons - May 2, 1829 - Oct. 21, 1905.

( Martha Anne Jarrod - wife of Peter Marshall Simmons )

 

Pete F. Simmons - Oct. 30, 1856 - Jan. 7, 1936

( Peter Franklin Simmons - son of Peter Marshall Simmons &

Martha Anne Jarrod )

[ * Last person, with marked grave, buried in this cemetery ]

 

Mary C. Simmons Johnson - Peace - Birth July 21, 1861

( dau. of Peter Marshall Simmons & Martha Ann Jarrod )

[ wife of 1: James M. Johnson Sr.- 2: James Granderson Peace ]

[ concrete marker - d. Feb. 9, 1935 ]

 

 

Several unmarked graves and a few unreadable head stones.

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