Arkansas Cemeteries


Seitz-Smith Cemetery

(aka Seitz Cemetery)

Dry Fork, Carroll County, Arkansas

Submitted April 25, 2003, by Deana Smith


This cemetery is on private land now owned by Harold Logan. It is located off of 412 highway at Dry Fork. You can see it on a far hill with a white fence around it. The property owners would like to be notified if you go up there. I am posting to you a picture of the cemetery taken prior to our mowing yesterday. When we started cleaning this, NO grave stones were visible. We couldn't even see each other. 6 of us cleaned it in 2000. I am also sending a photo of the house built by Britain Smith who homesteaded it in 1834, and built the house in 1835. No nails were used.


Information in ( ) I have added from my records.

Britian Smith 1775 -1862 Father of Jane Seitz(and at least 8 others) Born in Virginia, came from Overton Co., Tennessee, settled this farm in 1834 (house was built one yr later)(b.Washington Co.,VA d.Dry Fork)

Inf. dau of Cleat & Mildred Grigg no dates (parents are buried in the Berryville Memorial Cem)

D H Seitz (Daniel Houston Seitz) May 3,1851(Carroll Co.,AR) Feb. 27,1923 (Dry Fork, Carroll Co.,AR)

Sarah (w/o Daniel Houston)(Sarah Elizabeth Sisco) Seitz

1851-1937 (on stone) I have b.Sept. 1853 d.1937

Jane w/o Jesse Seitz b.9-20-1814 (Grainger,Overton Co.,Tennessee) d.12-1-1890 (Dry Fork,Car. Co.AR)(she is the dau/o Britian & Rebecca Bowen Smith & the mother/o D H Seitz)

(another son)Abraham A (Augustine)Seitz b.1-12-1831 (Overton Co.,TN)

d.11-2-1876 (Dry Fork,AR)

Jesse (Tuck) Seitz (h/o Jane Smith Seitz) b.4-12-1807 (Hickory,Lincoln Co.,North Carolina) d.10-27-1878 (Dry Fork,Ar)


M A wife of P G Reeves

died 6-19-1890 (Mary Ann Seitz Reeves b.10-19-1837 Overton Co.,TN w/o Pleasant G Reeves d.Dry Fork,AR)

P B (Peter Britian)Seitz

husband of M J Seitz

b.11-16-1832 (Overton Co.,TN) d.8-5-1891(Dry Fork,AR)

(wife is Margaret Jane Elizabeth Reeves Seitz)

(their son) Tucker A (Abraham)Seitz b.2-26-1878 (Dry Fork,AR) d.6-19-1911 (Dry Fork)

Margaret J wife of P B Seitz b.8-18-1840 (Lincoln co.,TN) d.5-29-1903 (Dry Fork)


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