Mississippi County Arkansas Queries

Mississippi County Arkansas Queries


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DATE: SEPT,6, 1996
NAME:Don E. Wright

SURNAMES : VAN WINKLE: ISBELL:BLACKARD
I am researching for information on my great grandfather he lived in Blytheville Arkansas he married Sarah ISBELL Nellie VAN WINKLE was my grangmother She when my father was about two years old.,
Chancellor Van WINKLE b: October 26, 1854 in ILL.d: February 2, 1929 in MAPLEGROVE CEMETARY IN ARKANSAS married Sarah Elisberth ISBELL b: May 6, 1870 in MISSISSIPPI CO. ARKANSAS m: ABT 1885 d: November 1, 1944 in MAPLEGROVE CEMETARY IN ARKANSAS..children was Nellie Lee VAN WINKLE b: September 1887 d: 1907 in OSCEOLA ARK Marian VAN WINKLE b: ABT 1892 d: ABT 1892 Allen VAN WINKLE b: February 23, 1892 d: December 2, 1960 in MAPLEGROVE CEMETARY BLYTHEVILLE ARKANSAS Tessie B. CALDWELL d: April 1994 in MAPLEGROVE CEMETARY BLYTHEVILLE ARKANSAS Idella VAN WINKLE b: January 22, 1894 in POPLUR BLUFF, MISSOURI d: in BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS Willie "Bill" BLACKARD b: ABT 1894 d: November 18, 1931 Bill VAN WINKLE b: June 16, 1896 in JACKSON, MO. d: December 28, 1964 in MEMPHIS, TENN V A HOSPITIAL Minnie (VAN WINKLE) KEY b: May 5, 1900 in WAYNESBORO, TENN. m: December 30, 1922 in CARUTHERVILLE MO


DATE: SEP 7 1996
NAME:DON E. WRIGHT

SURNAMES: WRIGHT: DAVIS: SEYMORE

I am researching for information about James W. WRIGHT he was my grandfather. He Married Martha Rosina DAVIS on January 28,1879 in Norris City ILLINOIS They had one child Maybell Mae WRIGHT born Octomber 20, 1893 She Married William SEYMORE
I belive James married again I have been told that ther was a Eddie, and Willie WRIGHT his sons and Ethel and Lizzie BurleyWright that was his daughter`s. James may have lived in White Co and Gallitian Co Illinois also Mississippi Co Arkansas. James was also kin to Thomas Link WRIGHT in Norris City Illinois

James later married Nellie Lee Van Winkle They had a son Walter Samuel WRIGHT born January 14, 1905 in Manila Arkansas Nellie was my grandmather she died in 1907 in Arkansas

Thanks DON E. WRIGHT


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DATE: SEP 8 1996
NAME:BILL HOLIFIELD

SURNAMES: HOLIFELD

I am looking for information on my ancestors who moved to Arkansas, I believe to Miss. Co.; moved from western Tennessee. I am particularly interested in the years of late 1800's and early 1900's. These people would have been descendents of William HOLIFIELD who moved to Graves Co. KY from NC in 1800's. My limb of the Holifield tree later moved to Texas, but it is likely they moved to AR prior to coming to TX. Common spellings of the HOLIFIELD name were:HOLIFIELD, HOLLIFIELD, HOLYFIELD, HOLLYFIELD,

Thank you, BILL HOLIFIELD



DATE:SEPTEMBER 28, 1996
NAME:DOUG POWERS

SURNAMES: RICE; DAUGHERTY; DOHERTY; STRATTON; POWERS
DAVIS; SWAN; WOODROUGH; WOODRUFF; SWAN


I am requesting information on Pascal RICE who lived in Mississippi County @1860 or 1870 and from then on just over the borderinto Dunklin County, Missouri. Pascal married Sarah DAUGHERTY or DOHERTY, awidow from Illinois who had several children, one of whom Elizabeth MarthaDAUGHERTY or DOHERTY married John STRATTON. Their daughter, Nebraska STRATTON,was my great-grandmother. She was born @ 1880 and married John WashingtonPOWERS. Family tradition states that Sarah, who was also called Wenokie, was a Chickasaw or Cherokee Indian, as was her first husband and all of her children. She was also supposedly descended from a Chief called White or Whitepath. Would also like information on a Liza Victoria DAVIS SWAN WOODROUGH (or WOODRUFF) who lived in Leachville, Arkansas at the turn of the century. Her daughter, Lula Ruth SWAN was my great-grandmother.
Thanks.DOUG POWERS


DATE: 26 SEPT 1996.
NAME:GEORGINA BROWN

SURNAMES: MALONEY; CLARK; WEST; VALENTINE

I saw your web page, and I am also researching in Mississippi County. I have a MALONEY family there from around 1860 until after 1930. Isephine CLARK married James MALONEY in 1889. One of their 4 children, William, married Mary WEST. Her mother was Mary VALENTINE. .

Thanks GEORGINA BROWN.

DATE:OCT.7, 1996
NAME:Dwight Baker

SURNAMES: BAKER; ARCHER

I am working on the BAKER and ARCHER line. They had a double marriage:

Maggie E. BAKER to George ARCHER
Elisha D. BAKER to Zettie ARCHER

They have a joint family reunion in Berrien Springs Michigan near July 4th every year.
I have this line on my web site www.tgn.net/~dbaker if you want to check any connection.
I would like to connect with some of this line still in Mississippi County. I know of some Baker's but no Archer's

. http://www.tgn.net/~dbaker/ My home Page


Don Longacre Sun Oct 20 19:27:34 1996
Looking for information on Cullie POTTER, Gosnell, AR.


Don Longacre Sun Oct 20 20:34:27 1996
Looking for information about twins: Della and Stella POTTER, daughters of Wm. (Willie) and Cullie POTTER, farmers near Gosnell and Blythville.



Julee renfro Sat Oct 26 18:06:42 1996
Help! I'm looking for CRIBBS. I know that my grandfather was born in Arkansas, Blythville, we think. His name was L.R. Cribbs but we don't know if the L.R. stands for anything. His father Will Cribbs may have been born in Arkansas too. I can not seem to find anything on them. L.R. married Mary Heard/Herod? and they moved to California.


Molly J. Welch Mon Oct 28 19:02:11 1996
Am searching for anyone who has information about Norman Lacy "Buck" GRAHAM b. circa 1890-1900, married to Minnie Merle MCMINN. I BELIEVE HIS FAMILY HAD A FARM IN SIKESTON, mo. THEIR SON WAS JAMES HENRY GRAHAM, b. Nov. 27, 1927 in Dell, MISSISSIPPI Co., AR. Am searching for a friend who isn't on the internet at present. Thanks, Molly Graham Welch



Barbara Peddicord Mon Oct 28 19:10:52 1996
I am trying to connect with any who are researching the Scaggs Family. Have located them back to 1860 in Mississippi County. My great grandfather was born in Mississippi County 1n 1859 to N.J. and Martha Scaggs. Thank you Barbie



George Anne Draper Tue Oct 29 15:29:50 1996
My great grandmother was a Uzzell and lived at Pecan Point on the Mississippi River. I have been putting together albums of the family and realized that I know nothing about what has happened to the Uzzell family. My mother and her sister are deceased and they didn't pass information on to us about the Uzzells. We want to have a family reunion and would like to see if any of the Uzzells are alive so they can join the Bransons to celebrate our heritage. If you know anything about the Uzzells, I would love to know it or where to go to find that information. Thanks for any help that you can give.



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