Location: Independence County AR

Independence 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 (hosted at Independence County Arkansas USGenWeb Archives) Jamestown Cemetery Union Grove Cemetery Wackerly Family Cemetery Following Cemeteries (hosted at Independence County Arkansas Tombstone Transcription Project) Akron Cemetery Alderbrook Cemetery Allen Chapel Cemetery Barnes Cemetery Blue Springs Cemetery Buck Cemetery Campground Cemetery Cedar Grove Cemetery Dugger Cemetery Edwards Cemetery Hickory Valley Cemetery Hindman Cemetery Holcombe Cemetery Hopewell Cemetery Jamestown Cemetery Lee’s Chapel Cemetery (Moorefield) Lee’s Chapel Cemetery (Sandtown) , Partial Lee’s Chapel Cemetery (Sandtown) , Complete Liberty Cemetery Lone Beech(Beach) Cemetery Macedonia Cemetery Mac’s Chapel Cemetery McNutt Cemetery Mt. Zion Cemetery (Newark) Mt. Zion Cemetery (Batesville) Oaklawn Cemetery A-B Surname C-Eu Surname Ev-Hen Surname Her-K Surname L-Mis Surname Mit-Ric Surname Ric-Sur Surname Swafford-YostSurname You-Z Surname You-Z Pioneer Cemetery Pleasant Hill Cemetery Rehobeth Cemetery Roselawn Memorial Gardens Sulphur Rock Cemetery Thornsberry A. Gray Cemetery Union Grove Cemetery Wackerly Family Cemetery Walnut Grove Cemetery Various Independence County Cemeteries Following Cemeteries hosted at Tales of Old, Out on a Limb Genealogy Ball Cemetery Barnett Cemetery Bethel Cemetery Cedar Grove Cemetery Center Grove Cemetery Convenience Cemetery Dorr Cemetery Gray’s Chapel Cemetery Haddock Cemetery Harvison Cemetery Hickory Valley Cemetery James Cemetery Lee’s Chapel Liberty Cemetery Mack Cemetery McDonald Cemetery McKinney Family Cemetery Meacham Family Cemetery...

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Biographical Sketch of Jeremiah C. Cravens

This gentleman was born in Saline county, Missouri, February 18th, 1838. He is a son of Dr. John Cravens, who for many years was the peer of the finest physicians and surgeons of the State. They are of Virginia ancestry, Jeremiah’s grandfather, Dr. Joseph Cravens, being for many years a leading physician of Rockingham county, Virginia. Jeremiah C. graduated from the Missouri State University in the class of 1860, taking the degree of Bachelor of Arts. The civil war breaking out soon after leaving school, he cast his lot with the fortunes of the Confederacy, and followed its flag until its brilliant star set forever at Appomattox. He was promoted by Gen. Slack to the position of aid-de-camp, to rank as lieutenentcolonel. He was at the battle of Pea Ridge, in March, 1862, by the side of General Slack, when that gentleman fell mortally wounded. After the battle he went with the army to Corinth, Mississippi, and shortly after the evacuation of that place, he returned to Missouri, with Col. Hughes, and participated in the battles of Independence and Lone Jack. At the last named engagement, Lieut. Colonel Cravens commanded a company of recruits who fought desperately upon that sanguinary field. After the battle he was chosen captain and served with his company in the 6th Missouri Cavalry, under Generals Marmaduke and Shelby, until the war closed. He then...

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