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 John Henry Poynter

John Henry Poynter

Lamar, Johnson County, Arkansas, USA
Death 15 Dec 1946 (aged 60)
Arkansas, USA
Burial Logan County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 100002013 · View Source
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Ark. Cook 162 Dept. Brig. WW I

On his draft registration he signed his name as John Henry Poynter with birth in December 14, 1886. There are other records that state his birth year was 1887. I believe 1886 is correct.

Married (1) Vedar "Veda" Whorton (buried in East Point Cemetery, Pope County, Arkansas)Name: Veda Whorton Sullivan

Children of John Henry and Veda Whorton Poynter:

Laura Janell Poynter Meimerstorf (buried in East Point Cemetery, Pope County, Arkansas)- married William August "Willie" Meimerstorf

Via Arlena Poynter Smith (buried in Price Cemetery, London, Pope County, Arkansas)- married Charles Eugene "Gene" Smith

Evangeline "Van" Poynter Payton Marrs (Married (1) Marvin Payton; married (2) Willis Marrs

Married (2) Lila "Lollie" Eskew Sory

From census records, his father was Brent P. Poynter
His mother was Maggie Birdsong McPherson Poynter
Maggie was born in Texas County, Missouri.
She first married C. W. McPherson on Dec 21, 1877 in Johnson County, Arkansas.
They had a daughter named Georgia McPherson Deeds
She married C. M. Deeds March 7, 1897.
She was living with Brent in the 1900 census and listed as his widowed stepdaughter.

Information from Maria Johnson Bolin




  • Created by: Marilyn Morris
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100002013
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Henry Poynter (14 Dec 1886–15 Dec 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100002013, citing Elizabeth Hall Cemetery, Logan County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn Morris (contributor 47207326) .