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Location: Marion County AR

Biography of Prof. J. T. Gilley

PROF J. T. GILLEY. While the life of an educator is generally barren of incidents for biography, it is still true that a life devoted to this calling must have many points of interest to practical thinkers, and be of benefit to the great work of educational progress. Prof. J. T. Gilley is one of the most popular educators of Marion County, Arkansas, and was born in Tennessee March 2, 1855. a son of one of the old and prominent farmers of this section, A. S. Gilley, who came thither from Tennessee in 1870, with his wife, Elizabeth (Little Gilley, who was also born in Tennessee, and several children. In time their family consisted of seven children, of whom the subject of this sketch, J. T. Gilley, was the eldest. He was reared to the wholesome, healthy and happy life of the farmer’s boy, and received his education in the public schools and the College of Yellville, also attending Rally Hill College in Boone County for some time, his career in these institutions being marked by hard study and rapid progress. Early in life he entered the calling of a pedagogue and has presided over some of the most difficult and advanced schools of Marion and Boone Counties with marked ability and success, and at the time is a half owner of Prairie Grove College, which has already become...

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Marion County, Arkansas Census

Marion County, Arkansas was formed from Izard County in 1835. 1840 Marion County, Arkansas Census Free 1840 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free TrialĀ Free 1840 Census Index 1840 Marion County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Free 1840 Census Transcription Hosted at Census Guide 1840 U.S. Census Guide 1850 Marion County, Arkansas Census Free 1850 Census Form for your Research Free 1850 Census Images (partially indexed) Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free TrialĀ Free 1850 Census Index 1850 Marion County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1850 U.S. Census Guide 1860 Marion County, Arkansas Census Free 1860 Census Form for your Research Free 1860 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1860 Marion County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems 1860 Census Index A Surnames B Surnames C Surnames D Surnames E-F Surnames G-H Surnames I-J Surnames K-L Surnames M Surnames N-Q Surnames R Surnames S Surnames T-V Surnames W-Z Surnames Hosted at Census Guide 1860 U.S. Census Guide 1870 Marion County, Arkansas Census Free 1870 Census Form for your Research Free 1870 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1870 Marion County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems 1870 Census Index Jimmies Creek Township Hosted at Census Guide 1870 U.S....

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Marion 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 Marion County, Arkansas USGenWeb Archives Project Derryberry Cemetery Jay Bird Cemetery Hosted at Marion County Arkansas USGenWeb Project Relocated Cemeteries Cedar Creek or Cabin Creek Hurst – Tea Garden Cemetery Layton Cemetery (Partial Listing) Moccasin Creek Cemetery New Peel Cemetery Old Wildcat Cemetery Peel Cemetery Pleasant Ridge Cemetery    ...

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Leek, Velma Dolly Pendergraft Mrs. – Obituary

Velma Dolly Leek, 92, a former North Powder resident, died Aug. 22, 2003, at Yellville, Ark. Her graveside funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at North Powder Cemetery. Pastor Lenny Spooner of the First Church of the Nazarene will officiate. Visitations will be from noon to 8 p.m. Friday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Velma was born Sept. 19, 1910, to Jim Vaughn and Ellen Pendergraft at Rock Bridge, Mo. She married Clarence Leek at Gainsville, Mo., on Feb. 4, 1932. The couple moved to Prineville where they remained until 1960. While at Prineville, Velma worked as a grocery store clerk for Ochoco Grocery from 1948 to 1960 when they moved to North Powder. In 1965 they moved to Cascade Locks where Clarence worked in the lumber industry. They lived there until his retirement in 1970, and then moved back to North Powder. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, August 29, 2003 Transcribed by: Belva...

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