Old Miller Cemetery, Dayton, Sebastian County, Arkansas
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Old Miller Cemetery
near Dayton, Sebastian County, AR
It is not known who made the original handwritten list, copy came
from Leona Belle Cotner, an early researcher; this transcribed copy from
family of John Grant Gilstrap.
Row 1 - Bonnie OWEN, Sept. 18, 1929 to Sept. 22, 1929 *
*(Most of these dates are given as numbers, only.
Since no first numbers in the series are higher than
12, we believe the numbers are as follows:
month, day, and year.)
Row 2 - B.F. DICKSON, 1-11-1874 to 8-5-1896
Fredie Carson DICKSON, 7-19-? to 7-22-1899
**Christopher Columbus DICKSON 3-18-1827 to 1891
**Thomas Jessie DICKSON, 2-25-1880 to 9-9-1886
**Minnie Lee DICKSON, Feb. 6, 1884 to 9-6-1886
Thomas F. DICKSON, 12-5-1846 to 4-29-1928
Rachel B. DICKSON, 3-7-1852 to 5-5-1915
**(the above names are listed by an unknown person on this
cemetery list as children of Thomas & Rachel Dickson;
this makes the birthdate as read for Christopher
Columbus Dickson doubtful or else he is perhaps
Row 3 - John CLOPTON died 1933 (wife Callie)
Row 4 - Tom DICKSON, 1-11-1874 to 8-5-1896
Row 5 - Mittie Dickson ROBERTS, 1851-1927
A.J. DICKSON, 1818-1878
Adam STINEBAUGH, 11-1-1821 to 5-15-1895
Mary STINEBAUGH, 4-29-1818 to 3-16-1877
(Parents of Mary Elizabeth Stinebaugh, wife of
Lorenzo Dow Gilstrap)
Row 6 - Maybell GILSTRAP, 7-6-1874 to 11-21-1876 ( daughter of
John Grant Gilstrap Sr., and wife Melissa Gilbreath.)
*Jno. GILSTRAP, 11-25-1818 to 3-18-1876*
(This is John Grant Gilstrap Sr.)
D. L. Ragle, son of W.K. RAGLE*, 1-19-1887 to 3-5-1887
J.H. Ragle, son of W.K. RAGLE*, 5-18-1878 to 4-10-1880
NOTE: W.K. Ragle ( b. 1854, died after 1901) is
believed to be William K. Ragle, the husband of
Malinda Catherine Gilstrap who was a daughter of
John Grant Gilstrap.
Row 7 - Mary, daughter of L.D. & M.E. GILSTRAP,4-28-1875 to 9-20-1877
(L.D. and M.E. Gilstrap are Lorenzo Dow Gilstrap
and wife, Mary Elizabeth Stinebaugh.)
Mary E., wife of L.D. GILSTRAP, 11-11-1850 to 9-24-1876
(This is Mary Elizabeth Stinebaugh, first wife of
Lorenzo Dow Gilstrap, eldest son of John Grant
Row 8 - A.C., son of G.H. and A.J. PETTERS, 6-17-1863 to 1-15-1871
Row 9 - W.R., son of W.S. & Sarah HUTCHISON, 9-12-1878 to 11-11-1892
J.J. HUTCHISON, 6-27-1823 to 3-2-9-1898
Sarah HUTCHISON, wife of J.J., 6-3-1822-8-16-1900
Row 10 - No names on stones
Row 11 - A.L. WITCHER, 8-21-1851 to 5-2-1915
Mabel, daughter of A.L. and M.A. WITCHER,
5-18-1885 to 11-28-1904
Martha Ann, Wife of A.L. WITCHER, 1-20-1845 to 7-13-1891
James A., son of A.L. and Martha, 1876-10-8-1886
Infant daughter of A.L. and Martha WITCHER, 9 days old
Mary F., daughter of A.L. and Martha WITCHER,
died 9-21-1872, age 12 mo.
Susan, daughter of W.J. and Mary E. WITCHER,
died 10-16-1869, age 2 yr. 9 mo.
Fannie, daughter of W.J. and Mary E. WITCHER,
died 7-25-1883, 19 yr. 3 mo. 23 days.*
* (this date has been read by another as 1853, but
believe it is 1883.)
Infant child of W.J. and Mary E. WITCHER
Robert E. Lee, son of W.J. and Mary E. WITCHER,
died 2-2- 1879, 11 yr. 4 mo.
Walker W., son of W.J. and Mary E. WITCHER,
3-12-18(71?) to 12-21-1887
Directions to cemetery: Located on farm of Bill Efurd. Turnoff to cemetery
is on road connecting Dayton & Witcherville and is .5 mile west of the
Dayton cemetery and 2 miles east of Witcherville & Hwy 71 intersection.
Turn off road to the south and wind around Efurd farm, cemetery sits in
middle of barnyard. Called Old Miller Cemetery, but not on maps. On land
probably owned previously by Lorenzo Dow Gilstrap.
NOTE: This cemetery is on private property and is difficult to find
without a guide. It is suggested that permission to enter Mr. Efurd's
land be obtained before visiting. If Mr. Stinebaugh is not available,
contact local Postmaster for present caretaker.
Cemetery caretaker in 1992 was Lester Stinebaugh. It is not known if he
is living at present (1997).