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Linda Newman (#47441297)
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I am retired from the State of Arkansas, have been researching my family history for more than 25 years. I have help other families get started doing their family rerearch. I do this part time as time allow. I love to sew, make quilts and scrapbooking. I am researching the Rushing, Johnson, McBrydes, Owen, Hellums, Rhodes, Newman, Bolen, Spears, Smith and many others that are in my family tree
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V Flesher
Alvia Morman, father of Alvia Geneva Herrin
Added by V Flesher on Mar 25, 2017 8:18 PM
M. Mudd
Grover Barber, Jr.
Thank you for setting up the information on Grover Barber, Jr., but it would be nice if the family could have had a chance to do their own burial records on find A Grave.

Mike Mudd
brother-in-law of
Grover Barber, Jr.
Added by M. Mudd on Feb 12, 2017 9:03 AM
Gay Hardin
Minnie Lee Ashcraft-Phelps Ashcraft
Minnie Lee Ashcraft-Phelps Ashcraft (1889 - 1961)*
This is in ERROR, also. You have her listed as a half sister and the daughter od an Ashcraft.
She is the daughter of Nannie Bell HUNTER Stewart and Alfred T STRWART. This can be proven by marriage records as follows:
*** Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957, FHL Film Number:982754
Name: Minnie Lee Stewart, Gender: Female, Age:19, Birth Year: about 1885, Residence: Rowell, Cleveland, Arkansas, Spouse's Name: Henry Phelp, Spouse's Gender: Male, Spouse's Age: 21, Spouse's Residence: Calmer, Cleveland, Arkansas, Marriage Date: 18 Dec 1904, Marriage License Date: 16 Dec 1904, Marriage County: Cleveland, Event Type: Marriage

*** Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957, FHL Film Number:982756
Name: Minnie Phelps, Gender: Female, Age: 30, Birth Year: about 1889, Residence: Rowell, Cleveland, Arkansas, Spouse's Name: W C Ashcraft, Spouse's Gender: Male, Spouse's Age: 37, Spouse's Residence: Herbine, Cleveland, Arkansas, Marriage Date: 10 Dec 1919, Marriage County: Cleveland, Event Type: Marriage

You can also check the census records which will verify this.
Added by Gay Hardin on Feb 10, 2017 11:09 AM
Gay Hardin
Nannie Bell West Hunter Stewart-Roberts
Nannie Hunter was NEVER married to a WEST. She was born Nannie Bell Hunter, daughter of John Hunter and Mary Elizabeth Corker. Marriages are as follows: Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
A T Stewart on Oct 6, 1881 she is listed as Nannie HUNTER
John T Roberts on Dec 21, 1902, she is listed as N B Stewart
*** Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950
Name: Nannie B Roberts
*** U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Nannie Bell Hunter Roberts
Nannie Bell West Hunter Stewart-Roberts
There are TWO Memorials. The first one is correct BUT the second one is in error.
There is not a marker and there is NOTHING that states she was ever a WEST.

Added by Gay Hardin on Feb 10, 2017 10:59 AM
Carolyn Mackey-Byrum
For Charles Ray. Milles I cannot find the memorial. Do you have a number?
Added by Carolyn Mackey-Byrum on Jan 09, 2017 2:25 PM
Donna Hanson
RE: Spears
Hi Linda,

I have two responses for you.

Jessie (Jones) Shelley is memorial #101548021, I have just requested to either link her to Hazel and Debs or let me have the memorial.

I haven't found the Susan Spears in our line. My aunt, Virginia Spears McGowan was born in Star City Arkansas, I believe, and died in St Louis MO, but her mother, Hattie Belle Ratterree Spears, was the first wife of her father Henry Washington Spears, My mom was the youngest half sister, Sheila Spears Hanson, of Henry's second wife, Sallie Gertrude Ferguson Spears.

There may be other Spears sisters,brothers or cousin's I don;t have the history on, possibly another line altogether. Hope that helps.

Donna Hanson
Added by Donna Hanson on Oct 26, 2016 11:00 AM
RE: Victor Davis
The stone to the right of Victor Davis's is Vivian Davis Pierce. There is a photo of her stone under her name Pierce. I hope she is the one you are looking for.
Added by HMR on Sep 27, 2016 12:06 AM
Beth Pearce
RE: Tellis Rushing
Yes, it's disguised in my bio; lbpearce at yahoo dot com
Added by Beth Pearce on Mar 15, 2016 7:43 PM
Beth Pearce
Tellis Rushing
Thank you for telling me that Tellis retired. I would enjoy hearing from him if he was with my husband in Vietnam or Fort Rucker (or maybe another fort) in 1969-71.
Added by Beth Pearce on Mar 14, 2016 12:47 PM
Charles Newman
I have documents that show Charles was shot by his first wife's male friend the day after Charles caught him under the bed. He divorced this wife and remarried. I think the story about stealing chickens was told to cover the wound he suffered. If you want a copy of the records send me your email address. First wife was Elizabeth Sarah Cook, who he married in Pine Bluff, Ar on June11, 1865. The mans name was Radford. They divorced on Feb 28, 1872. He married Ms Reynolds on March 3, 1872.
Added by SweetPeacock on Jan 20, 2015 8:57 PM
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