From the junction of Highways 27 and 164 in Scottsville, go north on 164 for 5.1 miles. Turn left on Forest Service Road # 1310 and go north for 13.3 miles. Ther is an old road going north from where 1310 turns east. Walk north on this old road for about 1/8 mile. Cemetery located just north of the old Jones house. Watch for open dug well.
Approximately 130 graves in this cemetery with only two of them marked. (Later found two with carving on rocks.)
B , J. P. carved in rock B. 1848 D. 1922 Prince, Mark B. 1820 Alabama D. Fa: Sp: Catherine Brewton Md: 04 Oct 1842 Book A-53 Pope County, Arkansas Ch: Mary A. B., James J. B., John McFadden, Nancy, Mark F., Thomas, Aaron and Ellen. Note: Cpl. Co. B 2nd Ark. Cav. Civil War. Co. E 17 Ark Inf. CSA View picture of headstone, Item #14, Pope County, Arkansas Scrapbook Millicon, L. Rock Crypt No dates Yates, Gable S. B. 1822 Tennessee D. Fa: Sp: 1. Rebecca Sp: 2. Sarah Ann Holmes Yates Md: 26 Sep 1865 Book D-101 Pope County, Ark. Ch: Gable S., Mary Jane, Malinda, Elijah M., John P., Abraham, Sarah E., and Polly R. Note: Gray's Ark. Bn. Mexican War View picture of headstone, Item #15, Pope County, Arkansas Scrapbook Yates, Lucy No marker - possibly buried here B. 1877 Dry Creek, Pope County, Arkansas D. 11 Aug 1890 Dry Creek, Pope County, Arkansas Fa: G. S. Yates Mo: Sarah Holmes Yates Note: Courier Democrat article dated 11 Aug 1890. This child does not show up in the 1880 census. The above data was compiled and furnished by: C. L. and Lina Boyd P. O. Box 222 Dover, AR 72837-0222
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