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Sevier Country

#1 - Our Resources
Author: Archives

McCRAVENS-WAGONER RESEARCH [FHF #246]

By Mary McCrory for Georgia D. Helderlein, 1984; from Sevier County records.

STEEL, IN MIND AND BODY [FHF #266]

Biography of Judge Will Steel, of Paraclifta and Sevier County and Miller County; appeared in Arkansas Through the Years, by Fay williams, Vol. IV, 1954.

DICKINSON, DR. RICHARD: DOCTOR OF THE YEAR, 1954 [FHF #267]

Biography in Arkansas Through the Years, by Fay Williams, Vol. IV, 1954; Dr. Richard Dickinson, of Sevier County; he and his two sons founded the clinic in DeQueen.

GRAVES FAMILY BIBLE RECORDS [FHF #529]

Family of William C. Graves of Sevier County, AR; copied by Barbara Billings, Pine Bluff, AR; one page, copy.

A MAN CALLED RALLS-A Brief History of an American Family on the Western Frontier [FHF #549`]

History of the Willis Rawles family who migrated to Sevier County, AR; written by Billy D. Ralls, 1979; 12 pages, copy.

BURIED TREASURE IN SEVIER COUNTY [SMF #021]

Page from "Treasure Guide" 1971; two lost mines on the Cossatot River.

MYSTERY MANUSCRIPT [SMF #112]

Recollections of an early settler of Sevier County, 1820-1890; Unknown writer came through Washington in 1824, when he was four years old; describes social life, the Red River Flood on 1842;

EARLY HISTORY OF WALNUT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS, Sevier County [SMF #501]

Artist's drawing of school, 1885-1950; two pages of historical copy by Will W. Millwee, dated Sept. 20, 1934; 3 pages, copy.

SEVIER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM [SMF #537]

Nine newspaper articles about the Sevier County Museum and its programs, from The DeQueen Bee, 1991; original.

THE WALKER FAMILY OF BLACK LAND COLONY, SEVIER COUNTY, ARKANSAS [SMF #549]

Copy of a ten-page letter, dated Oct., 1896, from A. H. Garland, giving details of Walker family; and two pages of general family history; given to Tom jackson, Columbus, by Charlie Walker of Hope; copied by Charlene Etter, June, 1992; 12 pages copy.

McKENZIE CIVLE WAR LETTER [SMF #662]

Copy of letter written by Asa McKenzie from White Oak Shoals in 1864; notation by Dr. John L. Ferguson on site of White Oak Shoals in Sevier county;

2 pgs, copy.

CONFEDERATE VETERANS' DAY [SF #017]

Lockesburg; from Sevier County Democrat, December, 1897; list of 106 Seveir County veterans who attended.

MEXICAN WAR: ROSTER OF CO. "G," 1ST ARKANSAS REGIMENT, SEVEIR COUNTY [SF #108]

Article presented by H. B. Carruth at Sevier County Historical Society meeting.

LOST TREASURE OF THE COSSATOT [SF #200]

by W. C. Jameson; True West Magazine, Jan. 1985; story of a mine shaft at Pig Pen Bottoms, in Sevier County; and possibility of a gold mine discovered by DeSoto's men.

JAMES BLACK'S MILL ON THE ROLLING FORK (?) [SF #279]

Copy of notes from an abstract in Sevier County; one page.

HISTORICAL MARKERS OF DeQUEEN, SEVIER COUNTY, ARKANSAS [SF #286]

By Hugh Carruth; list and location; 3 pages.

SEVIER COUNTY NEWSPAPERS: LIST FROM 1857-1980 [SF #329]

From Harold Mabry's "Profiles of the Past"

SALT WORKS IN SEVIER COUNTY 1828-1916 [SF #357]

Various papers relating to the Saline Salt works. Copies. 11 pages. Includes brief sketch of Ezekiel Kinsworthy, owner of the salt works during the Civil War.

THE NAMING OF SEVIER COUNTY [SF #380]

By Tom Campbell. Arkansas Gazette Magazine Section. 1950? One of a series of articles by Mr. Campbell on the naming of Arkansas' 75 counties.

CAPTAIN MCKEAN WAS AUTHORITY ON HISTORY [SF #382]

A Sevier County Memoir by Captain McKean in the DeQueen Bee of June 25, 1909. Copy

THE TODDS OF SEVIER COUNTY [SF #439]

Four articles by Mary McCrory in her column The Wire Sifter; DeQueen Bee, Jan-Feb 1988. Story of George Rogers Clark Todd, brother of Mary Todd Lincoln. Accompanying picture of Mrs. Lincoln; see PIF #547

WRIGHT'S CHAPEL CEMETERY LIST UPDATE [SF #557]

By Alise and Frankie Slaton, 1984; 19 pages, copy, Sevier County

UPDATES AND ADDITIONAL CEMETERY LISTINGS-SEVIER COUNTY [SF #558]

Various unpublished listings, includes Pullman and Old Roundtop. Copy

WILL OF JOHN W. MURPHY [SF #629]

Copy of 1841 will of John W. Murphy of Sevier County; typed copy; 2 pages accompanied by letter from Fannie Murphy Lawless describing her relation to Mr. Murphy; copy

#2 - Do You Know These People?
Author: Archives

If you have any information on these names, please reply to the researcher on our discussion board.

SEVIER COUNTY NAMES

Surching these Family Names & Surnames In:

Howard, Pike, Union, Polk Servier, Miller, Hempstead, Lafayette, Garlin Counties:

James A. J. "Jack", Andrew Westly, James "Wily", Jeff Davis Sr., Emmett Dixon/Dickson; General/Geramiha Marion McBay, Lulu Dixon & John W. Reese, John W., Odean, Delayne Chandler, James F. Bingle, John W. Webb, W. K. Dowdy, Essie Yates/Yeats, Nancy Spanhanks, Barnes, Roy Hale, Arlene Lingo, Emma Gertrude Carson Dixon Spanhanks and Lucinda Cornish Dixon.

Any info. will be appreciated.

MCCLELLAN, MATHIS, MATTHEWS, HARRELSON, WRAY, JACOBS, BRYANT, ASHFORD, DILLARD

McClellan, Mathis\Matthews\, Harrelson, Wray, main line names..

also working Jacobs, Bryant, Ashford, Dillard .. and many others

have a good amount of connections to Pike, Polk, and Sevier Counties on husbands line and Grant, Ceveland, Bradley, Union, Drew on my side.. have fairly extensive family trees

MCCOMBS, HUNTER, LEE, BEARD, BAIRD, FERRIS

McCombs; Hunter; Lee; Beard/Baird; Ferris. John and Matthew McComb(s)

(father and son)(1820's - 1830's) were very early settlers in what is now Sevier Cy

(Brownstown area). Matthew or John McComb(s) married Sara Jane Hunter, daughter of very early settler in the area - Hardy Hunter. William Lee and his sons (William, Richard, and Stephen M. (Dock) Lee arrived in the Mineral Springs area circa 1840 -1850.

KIRKSEY, MCGREGOR, STAGGS, PINKERTON

Researching Kirksey, McGregor, Staggs, Pinkerton

My ggf Michael Kirksey (b. 1844 d. 1888) married my ggm Mary Ann McGregor Crow (b. 1844 d. 1918) and they lived in Sevier County. My gf Tom Kirksey and father James Booker Kirksey were born in Sevier County and lived there until the early 1920's. Both Michael and Mary Ann Kirksey are buried at Old Piney Cemetery in Sevier County, AR.



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