Location: Cross County AR

Biography of J. P. Greenwood

J. P. Greenwood, a farmer and stockman, residing eight miles northeast of Ramona, was born in Cherry Valley, Arkansas, February 25, 1871. His father, Thomas P. Greenwood, was a native of Alabama and crossed the Mississippi with the first emigrant Cherokees, prior to the Civil war. The Cherokees were on their way to their reservation in the Indian Territory and Thomas P. Greenwood accompanied his parents, who were very poor, to Cherry Valley, in Cross County, Arkansas, where he engaged in farming and stock raising. There the father passed away, leaving his widow with a family of nine children, of whom Thomas P. Greenwood was the youngest. He was reared in his native state and as the years passed and as the result of industry and perseverance he accumulated a comfortable competence and had become well established in life when he left Arkansas in 1885. At that time he went to Elk County, Kansas, but after two years came to Washington County, Oklahoma, which was then a part of the Indian Territory. During his stay in Kansas he suffered a considerable financial reverse, owing to the fact that he lost nearly all of his stock during the hard winter of 1886-7. In Washington County, however, he soon recovered from his losses and here devoted his attention to the raising of wheat, corn and stock. His family of five boys...

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Harris, Leonard H. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Leonard H. Harris, 80, a longtime Baker City resident, died Jan. 14, 2004, with his family by his side. His funeral will be at 10 a.m., Saturday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Leonard’s son in law, Rod Wright of Baker City will officiate. Visitations will be until 8 o’clock tonight at Gray’s West & Co. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Leonard was born on May 2, 1923, at Wynne, Ark., to Steve and Floie Harris. He married Mildred V. France on May 24, 1941. He joined the U.S. Army in 1943, serving our country during World War II. He received the Bronze Star, fighting under General Patton. Leonard and Mildred moved to the Northwest in 1951 and raised their family in Baker City. They later moved to Burley, Idaho, where Leonard retired in April 1984, after 28 years of service with Chevron Pipeline Co. After traveling several years, they returned to Baker City in 1989. “Our beloved father was devoted to his family,” his children said. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed. Survivors include his three children, Carol and Rod Wright of Baker City, Craig Harris of Nampa, Idaho, and Patricia and Jimmie Muckleroy of League City, Texas; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his loving wife,...

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Cross County, Arkansas Census

Cross County, Arkansas was formed from Crittenden, Poinsett, and St. Francis counties in 1862. 1870 Cross County, Arkansas Census Free 1870 Census Form for your Research Free 1870 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1870 Cross County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Free 1870 Census Index Surnames: A-F Surnames: G-L Surnames: M-S Surnames: T-Z Free 1870 Census Transcription Bedford Township Brushy Lake Township Mitchell Township Part 1 Part 2 Searcy Township Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Smith Township Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Tyronza Township Hosted at Census Guide 1870 U.S. Census Guide 1880 Cross County, Arkansas Census Free 1880 Census Form for your Research Free 1880 Census Transcription Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1880 Cross County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1880 U.S. Census Guide 1890 Cross County, Arkansas Census Free 1890 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1890 Veterans Schedule $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1890 U.S. Census Guide 1900 Cross County, Arkansas Census Free 1900 Census Form for your Research Free 1900 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1900 Cross County, Census (images and index) $ Hosted at Census Guide 1900 U.S. Census Guide 1910 Cross County, Arkansas...

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Cross County Arkansas Cemeteries

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 Cross County Arkansas USGenWeb Archives Akins Cemetery Ellis Chapel Cemetery Loughridge Cemetery McElroy Cemetery Parkin Cemetery Vanndale Cemetery A – K Surnames K – Z Surnames Hosted at Cross County Arkansas Cemeteries Loughridge Cemetery Hosted at Cross County Arkansas Genealogy Trails Cogbill Cemetery Harris Chapel Cemetery Parkin Cemetery Walnut Grove Cemetery Hosted at Cross County Arkansas interment.net Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery Hosted at Southern Roots Akin Cemetery Allen Graham...

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Harris, Mildred Virginia France Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Mildred Virginia Harris, 80, a longtime Baker City resident, died July 5, 2002, at St. Alphonsus Hospital in Boise. Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Pastor Ed Niswender of Calvary Baptist Church will officiate. Visitations will be from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday at Gray’s West & Co. Interment will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Mildred was born on Sept. 10, 1921, at Wynne, Ark., to Walter and Emma France. She married Leonard H. Harris on May 24, 1941. They moved to the Northwest and raised their family in Baker City. They later moved and retired at Burley, Idaho, in April 1984. She was a devoted wife and mother and active in her church for many years. She faithfully served her Lord by teaching Sunday school and participating in other forms of ministry. After retirement, they traveled extensively throughout the states, returning to Baker City in 1989. “Our beloved wife and mother was much loved and will be greatly missed,” her family said. “Her sweet spirit will live on in our hearts forever.” Survivors include her loving husband and three children: Carol and Rod Wright of Baker City, Craig Harris of Pendleton and Patricia and Jimmie Muckleroy of Baytown, Texas; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death...

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