|Birth: ||Oct. 2, 1876|
Van Buren County
|Death: ||Oct. 31, 1967|
Descendant of William Crawford McAlister and Mary (Polly) Webb McAlister, son of (Meredith)Crawford McAlister
A Man of many talents and skills, he was a Farmer, Carpenter, coffin builder, blacksmith and Justice of the Peace. Built many houses in the Hector area including his daughter Ruth’s. It was family legend he could accurately determine the amount of lumber required, build a house and have not much more than four board feet remaining when the house was completed. These accomplishments were performed with a third grade education, so it was told. Father of 12 children.
He was highly respected and recognized for building numerous coffins for those buried in Walnut Grove Cemetery, over a period of many years.
Married Mary Naomi Robertson October 23, 1902 in Pope County Arkansas. She predeceased her husband December 1942.
Lived alone for many years in a 3-room house on the main road, south of Hector. This house still stands but has been unoccupied since his death. It is still owned by a member of the family.
Died at Dardanelle Hospital, Yell County, where his son-in law was on staff, age 91
Meredith Crawford McAlister (1811 - 1896)
Lewvina Churchill McAlister (1833 - 1920)
Mary Naomi Robertson McAlister (1883 - 1942)*
Fred Ira McAlister (1903 - 1988)*
Lula May McAlister Murphy (1905 - 1987)*
Willie Delmer McAlister Hill (1907 - 1996)*
Lloyd McAlister (1908 - 1911)*
Susie McAlister Crouch (1911 - 1999)*
Floyd McAlister (1912 - 2005)*
George Bronnie McAlister (1914 - 2003)*
Mardie Ona McAlister Webb (1916 - 2005)*
Ralph W McAlister (1918 - 1988)*
George Walker McAlister (1922 - 1983)*
JL. McAlister (1924 - 2013)*
Andrew Jackson McAlister (1843 - 1862)**
William Crawford McAlister (1851 - 1916)**
Eliphas Allison McAlister (1874 - 1947)*
George Walker McAlister (1876 - 1967)
Walnut Grove Cemetery
Created by: Dennis Earle
Record added: Sep 20, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9483336