Location: Benton County AR

Biography of Roy C. Hinds

Roy C. Hinds, though yet a young man, holds a responsible position in the financial circles of Locust Grove as cashier of the Security State Bank, of which institution he was one of the organizers. He was born in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, on the 2d of July, 1890, a son of Corder W. and Mary E. (England) Hinds, the former a native of North Carolina and the latter of Illinois. Their marriage was celebrated in Siloam Springs. For many years the father was engaged in the mercantile business there and in 1898 he removed to Rose Prairie, Indian Territory, where he followed the same line of work. Subsequently he located in Pryor and thence removed to Peggs, where his death occurred in May, 1920. Three sons and one daughter were born to Mr. and Mrs. Hinds, Roy C. being the second in order of birth. Mr. Hinds was a prominent and progressive citizen and took a particularly active part in church work. For some time he served as township trustee and he was a stanch supporter of the Democratic Party. Roy C. Hinds received his early education in the public schools of Siloam Springs and in due time entered the North East Normal School at Tahlequah, Oklahoma, from which institution he was graduated in 1914. He then enrolled as a student in the University of Oklahoma and was graduated...

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Biography of O. Lonzo Conner

O. Lonzo Conner, a native of Oklahoma and a representative of one of its old and highly respected Cherokee families, is identified with business interests of Vinita as a partner in the firm of Ramey & Conner, dealing in insurance, and is recognized as one of the most successful operators in this field in the state, while he also is interested in oil development work. He was born on a farm near Fairland, in Indian Territory, on the 12th of February, 1877, his parents being Frank M. and Rebecca (Duncan) Conner, the former of whom was born at Joplin, Missouri, in 1852, while the birth of the latter occurred in that part of Indian Territory known as the Cherokee Nation. For several years the father followed the occupation of farming near Fairland and then moved into the town, devoting his attention to the conduct of a mercantile establishment. He was also one of the organizers of the Citizens State Bank of Fairland but is now residing in Miami, where he is engaged in the real estate business. He is a man of high moral principles and as a minister of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has done effective work in extending the influence of that organization. He has been very active in the affairs of the Cherokee Nation, serving as a member of its council, and...

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Biography of James A. Vaughan M. D.

James A. Vaughan, M. D. During his long and active career as a physician Doctor Vaughan had spent his most useful and profitable years in the State of Kansas. For more than ten years he had practiced successfully in Mound Valley in Labette County. Though most of his early years were spent in Southwest Missouri, Doctor Vaughan was born in Benton County, Arkansas, October 21, 1868. He is of English stock, and his great-grandfather came over from England and settled in Tennessee in the early days. His father, G. W. Vaughan, was born in Illinois in 1843, was reared in Arkansas, where his parents had located in Benton County as early as 1845. G. W. Vaughan after the Civil war broke out entered the service of the Confederate army and served for three years, reaching the rank of lieutenant. He was in many battles and campaigns, fought at Pea Ridge, Arkansas, and was one of the gallant defenders of the Mississippi stronghold at Vicksburg until its fall. Since the war he had followed farming all his life, and in the year that R. B. Hayes was elected President of the United States, in 1876, he moved to Creighton in Cass County, Missouri, where he still resided, being now retired. He is a democrat and a member of the Baptist Church. G. W. Vaughan married Louise Neil, who was born...

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Biography of Mack S. Edmondson

Except for looking after his land and other interests of a varied and important nature, Mack S. Edmondson is living retired in Pryor, enjoying the fruits of a life spent in diligence and industry. He was born on the 9th of September, 1853, a son of Van and Laura (Denman) Edmondson, both natives of Georgia. They came to this state after the Civil war but subsequently removed to Texas and located at Kaufman. The mother’s demise occurred there and soon afterward the father removed to Delaware county, Indian Territory, where he engaged in farming and stock raising until his death. Mack S. Edmondson received his education in the public schools of Delaware county and later became a student in the Pea Ridge College at Pea Ridge, Arkansas. Upon putting his text-books aside he engaged in the stock business in Delaware county and was actively identified with that enterprise until coming to Pryor. As the result of intelligently directed effort, stanch determination, courage and innate ability, Mr. Edmondson achieved a substantial success and after locating here he retired from active business life. He does, however, look after his extensive land interests in the county and a few other interests of an important nature.% 9 In Delaware county, Indian Territory, in February, 1878, occurred the marriage of Mr. Edmondson and Miss Florence Williams, daughter of Oce Williams, of a prominent Cherokee...

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Robbins, Darlene Emma Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Darlene Emma Robbins, 71 died Monday, January 26, 2004 in Baker City, Oregon after a lengthy illness. Memorial services will be held Monday, February 2, 2004 at 11 a.m. in the Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place Street with Rev. Ron Kratzer officiating. Inurnment will follow at Baker Cemetery at a later date. Mrs. Robbins was born September 13, 1932, in Bentonville Arkansas to Austin and Grace Robbins. In 1936, she moved from Nebraska to Ontario, Oregon at the age of four. She graduated from Ontario High School in 1950. She met her future husband while attending the Methodist Church Camp at Wallowa Lake. She married Llewellyn Leroy Robbins on August 26, 1951 in Nyssa, Oregon. They had many things in common including the same last name, though not related. They moved to Corvallis, Oregon where Llewellyn attended Oregon State University majoring in Vocational Agriculture. Darlene worked as telephone operator in Ontario and Corvallis. In 1954, they moved to Heppner, Oregon where Llewellyn accepted his first teaching position. In 1961, they moved to Baker City, where they purchased a farm on Pocahontas Road and Llewellyn continued to teach at the Baker High School. Darlene worked for and became the manager of Montgomery Wards until 1985 when they purchased the franchise. When Montgomery Wards closed all the franchise businesses, they opened Robbins Arrow and continued in the retail...

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Benton County, Arkansas Census

Benton County, Arkansas was formed from Washington County in 1836. 1840 Benton County, Arkansas Census Free 1840 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free TrialĀ  1840 Benton County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems 1840 Census Transcription 1840 Census Index pg 010-017 pg 018-023 Hosted at Census Guide 1840 U.S. Census Guide 1850 Benton County, Arkansas Census Free 1850 Census Form for your Research Free 1850 Census Images (partially indexed) Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free TrialĀ  1850 Census Index 1850 Benton County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1850 U.S. Census Guide 1860 Benton County, Arkansas Census Free 1860 Census Form for your Research Free 1860 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1860 Benton County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1860 U.S. Census Guide 1870 Benton County, Arkansas Census Free 1870 Census Form for your Research Free 1870 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1870 Benton County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1870 U.S. Census Guide 1880 Benton County, Arkansas Census Free 1880 Census Form for your Research Free 1880 Census Transcription Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1880 Benton County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890...

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Benton County, Arkansas Cemetery Records

Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries are (hosted at Benton County GenWeb Archives) Benton Co Cremations A-M Benton Co Cremations N-Z Austin Cemetery (partial) Bayless Cemetery (partial) Bella Vista Cemetery (partial) Benton Co Memorial Gardens (partial) Bentonville Cemetery (partial) Bland Cemetery (partial) Blaylock Cemetery Bloomfield Cemetery Butler Creek Cemetery (partial) Butler Ford Cemetery Cave Springs Cemetery (partial) Clantonville Cemetery Decatur Cemetery (partial) Dickson Cemetery (partial) Dug Hill Cemetery (partial) Fairmount Cemetery (partial) Falling Springs Cemetery (partial) Gentry Cemetery (partial) Georgia Flats Cemetery (partial) Goad Springs Cemetery (partial) Hillcrest Cemetery (partial) Lee Cemetery (partial) Lone Elm Cemetery Memorial Gardens Mt Hebron Cemetery (partial) Mt Pleasant Cemetery (partial) Oakhill Cemetery Old Cave Springs Cemetery Pace Cemetery (partial) Patterson Cemetery Pea Ridge Cemetery (partial) Phillips Cemetery (partial) Pinecrest Memorial Pk Cemetery (partial) Pratt Cemetery (partial) Rogers Cemetery (partial) Ruddick (Reddick) Cemetery (partial) Spring Creek Cemetery (partial) Springtown Cemetery (partial) St Vincent’s Cemetery (partial) Temperence Hill Tucks Chapel Cemetery (partial) Following Cemeteries are (hosted at Benton County Arkansas ARGenWeb) Benton County Cemetery Preservation Group Cemetery Index Bella Vista Memorial Garden Cemetery Bentonville Cemetery Decatur Cemetery Hickory Creek Cemetery Pea Ridge Cemetery Lone Elm Cemetery Pleasant Grove Cemetery Phillips Cemetery Temperence Hill   Following Cemetery images are hosted by Jack...

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