Location: Jackson County AR

Biography of Milton G. Pattillo

MILTON G. PATTILLO. He whose name heads this sketch is a fair representative of the better class of men who began life’s battle at the lower rounds of the ladder, and through his own efforts he has gained a substantial place near the top. Practically speaking, he is today in comfortable financial circumstances, and the position he now occupies is direct evidence that he possesses the confidence and esteem of his fellow-mortals. He was born in Gallatin County, Illinois, February 11, 1826, a son of John S. and Mary (Trawsdale) Pattillo, the former of whom was born on Blue Grass soil in Kentucky, and the latter in Tennessee. They were among the very early settlers of Illinois, and there they tilled the soil successfully and reared a family of nine children; but when the Lone Star State was opened up to settlers Mr. Pattillo was one of the first to emigrate there, and there died. His widow survived him until a few years ago, and breathed her last in the State of Illinois. The subject of this sketch was reared on a farm in the State of his birth, and there continued to make his home until 1872, when he moved to Jackson County, Arkansas, later to Baxter County of the same State, and in 1874 came to Ozark County, Missouri, his home being situated about eight miles from...

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Biography of Hon. A. S. J. Lehr

HON. A. S. J. LEHR. The gentleman whose name heads this sketch is the present representative of Carter County, Missouri, and he is unquestionably one of the ablest and best posted young men in the same. He resides three and a half miles east of Hunter, this county, is a farmer and teacher, and has for a number of years taken a prominent part in political matters. Born in Jacksonport, Arkansas, January 30, 1867, he is the son of Richard H. and Sarah J. (Hardin) Lehr, and the grandson of John F. Lehr, who came from Germany to the United States in an early day. Richard H. Lehr was born in Alabama, but about 1855 came to Carter County, Missouri, and when the war broke out he enlisted in the Confederate Army. He was made captain of a company and served throughout the war. He held a number of offices in Carter County, was an excellent public speaker, and was universally respected. His death occurred in Doniphan, Ripley County, about 1871. Mrs. Lehr was born in Tennessee, and was the daughter of Burgess Hardin, who died in Marshall County, Tennessee They were the parents of four children, as follows: Emma, wife of James A. Croak, a farmer of this county; Clara K., wife of William E. Croak, of Ripley County; John H., a farmer and a teacher and a...

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Biography of Capt. John C. Rea

CAPT. JOHN C. REA. This gentleman possesses a thorough knowledge of the art of the husbandman and has taken pains to familiarize himself with the latest methods of land cultivation, and the result has not failed to be satisfactory. He was born in Franklin County, Illinois, in 1837, in which State his parents, John K. and Sarah (Arnett) Rea, were born, reared and married, Mrs. Rea died in Franklin County, when John C. was an infant, and Mr. Rea afterward wedded Luticia Dudley, and in 1846 came by wagon to Marion County, Arkansas, locating in the vicinity of Yellville, where he spent the rest of his life, dying in 1857. He was a man of sterling characteristics, acquired a competency through his own efforts, and his death was a source of much regret to all who knew him. He was a Democrat of the Jacksonian type, but never aspired to political preferment. His father, Wilson Rea, was a Kentuckian, but became an early settler of Illinois, becoming a successful tiller of the soil, and a man of considerable prominence in Franklin County, holding the position of judge for some years. He was at one time a member of the Illinois Legislature, and at all times showed himself to be a politician of no mean order, and a man of undoubted intellect and correct principles. It is thought that his...

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Biography of Dr. Berry R. Tubbs

DR. BERRY R. TUBBS. In a comparatively short period Dr. Tubbs has met with unusual success in the practice of that most noble of callings-medicine–and has gained a substantial reputation as a general practitioner with the profession and the public. He was born near Jacksonport, Jackson County, Arkansas, October I. 1849, his parents being Frederick and Harriet (Flan-nery) Tubbs, who came from Wayne County., Tennessee, in their youth and met and married in Arkansas. Frederick Tubbs was a farmer and died when the subject of this sketch was a child, with whom his widow now makes her home. Berry R. Tubbs grew to manhood near Mountain View, where he was initiated into the mysteries of the common branches and acquired a good education. When sixteen or seventeen years of age he commenced farming on the White River and after residing on different places up to 1872 he then decided to turn his talents in the direction of medicine, and with this purpose in view he began fitting himself for this calling under the directions of Drs. Foster and Hughes. At the end of two years he commenced practicing ten miles below Mountain View on the river, but about twelve years ago he removed to Long Creek and shortly after to Timbo. Five years since he commenced selling goods, with James Rise as partner, but in recent years he has...

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Biography of Neil Baxter Gardner

Since 1915 Neil Baxter Gardner has been Superintendent of the Oklahoma State Home for Orphans at Pryor. He was first appointed to that position of public service by Governor R. L. Williams, and he discharged his duties with such efficiency during that administration, that he was reappointed by Governor Robertson, with a substantial increase in salary. Mr. Gardner is one of Oklahoma’s sons by adoption, for he was born in Independence, Henderson County, Tennessee, on the 12th of October, 1875. His parents were Nathan A. and Frances Leona (Autry) Gardner, both of whom were born in Tennessee. They are now deceased. Neil Baxter Gardner received his early education in the common schools of Independence and Juno, Tennessee, and at the age of eighteen years enrolled as a student in the Baptist College, at Lexington. He attended that institution for one year and then enrolled in the Georgie Robertson Christian College, at Henderson, from which he was graduated with the LL. B. degree in 1899. For a few months he engaged in the practice of law with his old instructor, John W. Robertson of Henderson. He later went to Humboldt, Tennessee, and entered the mill and lumber business. For two years he remained in that town and then went to Missouri, locating in Tyler, where the following two years were spent in the conduct of a mercantile business. Subsequently he...

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Jackson County, Arkansas Census

Jackson County, Arkansas was formed from Independence County in 1829. 1830 Jackson County, Arkansas Census Free 1830 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1830 Jackson County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Free 1830 Census Index Free 1830 Census Transcription Hosted at Census Guide 1830 U.S. Census Guide 1840 Jackson County, Arkansas Census Free 1840 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1840 Jackson County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Free 1840 Census Index Free 1840 Census Transcription Hosted at Census Guide 1840 U.S. Census Guide 1850 Jackson County, Arkansas Census Free 1850 Census Form for your Research Free 1850 Census Images (partially indexed) Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1850 Jackson County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Free 1850 Census Transcription Bayou Township Bird Township Brackenridge Township Cache Township Hester Township Jefferson Township Taylor’s Bay Township Village Township Hosted at Census Guide 1850 U.S. Census Guide 1860 Jackson County, Arkansas Census Free 1860 Census Form for your Research Free 1860 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1860 Jackson County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Free 1860 Census Transcription Bird Township Part 1 Bird Township Part 2 Village Township Part 1 Village Township Part 2 Hosted at...

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Jackson 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 Jackson County Arkansas USGenWeb Archives) Anthony Family Cemetery Arnold Cemetery Ashley Family Cemetery Balch-Johnston Cemetery-Balch Ballew’s Chapel Bethlehem Cemetery Bowen Ridge (aka Briar Fork) Brandenburg Cemetery Burgess Cemetery – Jacksonport Burton Cemetery – Tupelo (aka Layton) Centerville- Swifton West-inventoried-abandoned Coe(aka Williamson) nr Campbell Station Coffeyville Cemetery Cole-Jacksonport Conditt Cemetery Cord Carter Cemetery Pennington Cross & Hodges Cem  near Denmark Denton- Grubbs-inventoried-abandoned Dowell Chapel Dowell- Swifton Eight Mile- Beedeville Ford Cemetery Pennington Foust-Adams Family Cemetery-Swifton Good Hope Cemetery Givens- Beedeville Gourdneck Cemetery abandoned Gracelawn- Tuckerman (Pleasant Grove) Guthray Cemetery Harrison-Bleakley Haynes Cemetery Hickory Grove Howard (aka Scott) Cemetery Jacksonport Cemetery   Jacksonport Jones-Beedeville Lamberson Cemetery Lampkins Cemetery Lone Beech Cemetery Mardis Cemetery-Balch Martin- Amagon Martin-Balch-Johnson-abandon McCall Cemetery McDonald- Tupelo-abandoned Memory Garden (aka New) Cemetery New Hope Cemetery Nuckles Switch– Newport Odd Fellows Cemetery (Black) Parrott– Tuckerman Patterson-abandoned Roberts-Penix Robinson– Jacksonport Salem- Jacksonport Sand Hill– Auvergne Scantlin Cemetery Old Shiloh Cemetery Shiloh- Jacksonport Slayden Smith- Velvet Ridge Steen Cemetery Sunnyside Cemetery Sutherland Swifton- Swifton West Vick Family Cemetery Walker- Beedevillre Walnut Grove- Newport Watson- Newport Westmoreland White Chapel Following Cemeteries (hosted at Jackson County Arkansas Tombstone Transcription Project) Additions to Jackson Co. Cemetery Anthony Family Cemetery Arnold Cemetery Ashley...

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