Location: Carroll County AR

Biography of Capt. Hampton B. Fanchier

CAPT. HAMPTON B. FANCHIER. The intelligence and ability shown by Capt. Hampton B. Fancher, as a progressive tiller of the soil, and the interest he has taken in the advancement of measures for the good of Boone County, Ark, caused him long since to be classed as one of the leading citizens of his section. The most that he has achieved or gained has come as the result of his own efforts, and he deserves much credit for his industry and enterprise. He is a native Tennesseean, born in Overton County in 1828. The son of James and Elizabeth Carlock Fancher, natives of North Carolina, the former born in 1790 and the latter on March 18, 1800. This worthy couple were married in Tennessee, whither they had moved with their parents when young, their nuptials being celebrated in 1818, and about 1838 they came by ox-team to northwest Arkansas, being about two months on the road. They located at the head of Osage, eight miles west of Carrollton, on a claim for which he paid $700 in gold. This he at once began improving and soon had a good home. He was one of the most prosperous, practical and enterprising farmers and stock traders in the county, and accumulated a fortune. However, he lost nearly $50,000 during the war, besides many slaves. He represented Carroll County in the Legislature...

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Newell, Eliza Jane Stubblefield Mrs. – Obituary

Imnaha, Wallowa County, Oregon Imnaha Pioneer Passes In Idaho Mrs. Eliza Jane Stubblefield Newell, next to oldest child of Mr. and Mrs. W.K. Stubblefield, pioneer settlers in Wallowa county, passed away in a hospital at Boise, Idaho, January 3. Funeral services were held at Montour, Idaho, and burial was beside her husband, who died 18 years ago. Eliza Jane Stubblefield was born in Carroll county, Arkansas, January 23, 1870, and was married to Charles Newell and they came west in 1886. they lived with her parents on Horse Creek, lower Imnaha, for a time and their daughter, Laura was born there, being the first white child born on the lower Imnaha. Then they took a homestead on Sheep creek, near the old Rumble place. Mr. Newell followed his profession of school teacher, and they moved to the new town of Enterprise where he taught in the first school house on Bennett Flat site of the present town. This house was moved later to Main street where it still stands and is occupied by the Homan-McRae hardware store. After the death of her mother, November 24, 1888, Mrs. Newell and her husband and family moved to Burns where he taught school, and he served as Harney county superintendent several terms and afterward was appointed receiver of the local land office, according to M. Stubblefield, brother to Mrs. Newell. Later the...

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Biography of Grover P. Watkins

Grover P. Watkins, engaged in the practice of law at Fort Gibson, was born at Carrollton, Arkansas, August 23, 1886, and is a son of Paschal T. and Eliza (Holt) Watkins, who were also natives of Arkansas. The father was a druggist and also a farmer, devoting his attention to the two lines of business at Carrollton. He served as a soldier throughout the Civil war with the Confederate forces and became an officer of the army. He died November 11, 1905, and is still survived by his wife, who makes her home in Green Forest, Arkansas. Grover P. Watkins was reared and educated in Carrollton and at the age of seventeen years began teaching school. He followed that profession for eight or nine years and during that time he devoted the hours which are usually termed leisure to the study of law. It was his desire to become an active practitioner at the bar and to this end he matriculated in the Chicago Law school, from which he was graduated with the class of 1903. He afterward went to Harrison, Arkansas, where he practiced for four years, and in 1917 he went to Muskogee. Here he was admitted to practice before the Supreme Court in 1918 and before the United States federal court in 1919. He formed a partnership with his uncle, John Watkins, who conducts the Muskogee...

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McKennon, J. D. – Obituary

J. D. McKennon, one of La Grande’s best known citizens, passed away at his home here Sunday afternoon at about 1:30, following a short illness. Mr. McKennon’s death came as a shock to his many friends, having been in the best of health and attending to business until seven o’clock Saturday evening, when he was taken with a chill. Although he passed a somewhat restless night, he was apparently feeling better during the morning and not until shortly before noon did his condition become grave, a sudden change in the setting at that time. Death was due to pneumonia complicated by heart trouble. Deceased was born in Berryville, Arkansas, in 1857, being 65 years of age at the time of his death. He was raised on a farm, but although he was the owner of a number of farms in the Grande Ronde Valley, he always made his interests in the city the object of his personal attention. His wife and two children mourn his passing. The children are Mrs. James Dobbin and Raymond McKennon, who reside on adjoining ranches in the valley. L. L. McKennon of this city is a brother. Dr. A. M. McKennon, of Clarkeville, Arkansas, is another brother. Mrs. J.M. Berry, of Portland, and Mrs. B. A. Hamilton are sisters. Mr. McKennon also leaves a number of grandchildren and nieces and nephews to mourn his...

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Carroll County, Arkansas Census

Carroll County, Arkansas was formed from Izard County in 1833. 1840 Carroll County, Arkansas Census Free 1840 Census Form for your Research Free 1840 Census Index Free 1840 Census Transcription Pages 44-48 Pages 49-52, 68-69 Pages 71-76 Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free TrialĀ  1840 Carroll County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1840 U.S. Census Guide 1850 Carroll County, Arkansas Census Free 1850 Census Form for your Research Free 1850 Census Images (partially indexed) Free 1850 Census Index and Transcription A-J Surname Index M-Z Surname Index Pages 121-132 Pages 133-145A Pages 145B – 157 Pages 158-161 Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1850 Carroll County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1850 U.S. Census Guide 1860 Carroll County, Arkansas Census Free 1860 Census Form for your Research Free 1860 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1860 Carroll County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1860 U.S. Census Guide 1870 Carroll County, Arkansas Census Free 1870 Census Form for your Research Free 1870 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1870 Carroll County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Free 1870 Census Index Free 1870 Census Images Hosted at Census Guide 1870 U.S. Census Guide...

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Carroll 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. Hosted at Carroll County Historical and Genealogical Society Alpena Cemetery Baker – Bussey Cemetery Beaver Cemetery Beulah Union Cemetery Berryville Mem. Cemetery Blackjack Cemetery Blue Eye Cemetery Brandy Cemetery Bunch Cemetery Callens Branch Cemetery Carrollton Cemetery Christian Unity Cemetery Clifty Cemetery Dean Cemetery Delmar Cemetery Denver Cemetery Dog Branch Cemetery Enon Cemetery Eureka Springs Cemetery Fairgrove Cemetery Fancher 1 Cemetery Fancher 2 Cemetery Farewell Cemetery Farmer Cemetery Farwell Family Cemetery Fuller Cemetery Gaskins Cemetery Glenwood Cemetery Gobbler Cemetery Grandview Cemetery Hale Cemetery Hale South Cemetery High Cemetery Hilltop Cemetery Hittson Cemetery Huff Cemetery Jones-Minick Cemetery Leathers Cemetery Liberty Cemetery Marshall Cemetery McCullough Cemetery McGehee Cemetery Moore Cemetery Morland Cemetery Mountain View Cemetery New Home Cemetery Norris Cemetery Oak Hill Cemetery Parker Cemetery Patty Springs / Campbell Cemetery Pension Mt. Cemetery Pickens Cemetery Pleasant Valley Cemetery Rock Springs Cemetery Rockhouse Cemetery Rush, Green Forest Cemetery Rush – Wood Cemetery Russell – Braswell Rule Cemetery Shady Grove Cemetery Sisco Cemetery Sneed Cemetery Snow Cemetery Walden Cemetery Walker Cemetery Ward Cemetery Weedy Knob Cemetery White Oak Cemetery Williams North Cemetery Williams South Cemetery Yocum Cemetery Zion Hill Cemetery Miscellanious Small Cemeteries Hosted at Carroll County Arkansas Tombstone Transcription Project Sugg Cemetery Rush Cemetery  ...

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Biography of A. T. Robertson, M. D.

A. T. Robertson, M. D., physician and surgeon, dealer in drugs, medicines, etc., Ashmore; was born in Sumner Co., Tenn., June 30, 1834; his father, Rev. John H. Robertson, was born in Virginia, and removed to Tennessee with his parents when but a boy; in 1829, he came to Coles Co., and engaged in teaching school near the present city of Charleston; his name appears on the records as the second person to whom letters of administration were granted in Coles Co.; in 1832, he returned to Tennessee, where he was ordained a minister of the M. E. Church, and where he married Miss Sarah Carr, of Sumner Co.; about 1838, he removed to Camden Co., Mo., and is now a prominent and well-to-do farmer of Laclede Co., in that State. Dr. Robertson, at the age of 21, engaged in teaching in Choctaw Nation, pursuing his medical studies in the mean time; this he continued two years; in 1858, he attended his first course of lectures in the medical department of the State University at Nashville, Tenn.; he then located in Carroll Co., Ark., and began practice; during the winter of 1860-61, he attended lectures in the Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, where he graduated and received his degree in the spring of 1861; returning to Arkansas, he practiced medicine there till 1864, and then removed to Ashmore; after teaching...

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