Saint Francis County, Arkansas
NOTE from Patricia Hughes Jones
“My great grandfather donated land for the Hughes Cemetery in St. Francis Co, AR.
Don’t know who wrote the story on it, but it was embellished a bit.
The donation of land was not In 1870, have yet to determine the year,
but his father who owned the land had
not died in 1870, so it was later.
Also, the Henderson children, Mary and John, first two people buried in that
cemetery, died of yellow fever. Second, they didn’t ask to
bury them there, because they had no money. They were migrating West and
Thomas Newman Parkinson
7 August 1899 – 19 July 1966
Grave 2978, Section 2
Inscription: MS PH M1 USN WWI
(Translation – Mississippi, Photographer’s Mate 1st Class, U.S. Navy, World War I)
Joseph Freeman Grantham
4 March 1890 – 17 April 1942
Annie Elijah Parkinson Grantham (wife of Joseph)
4 August 1891 – 15 September 1967
Charlie Clayburn Grantham (son of Joseph and Annie)
21 June 1926 – 15 December 1998
28 November 1948 – 19 December 1948
Addition by Debbie Yates
Robert E. Greenhaw
October 29, 1918 – March 22, 2000
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