Location: Poinsett County AR

Slave Narrative of Lucindy Allison

Interviewer: Miss Irene Robertson Person Interviewed: Lucindy Allison Location: Marked Tree, Arkansas (with children at Biscoe, Arkansas) Age: 61 “Ma was a slave in Arkansas. She said she helped grade a hill and help pile up a road between Wicksburg and Wynne. They couldn’t put the road over the hill, so they put all the slaves about to grade it down. They don’t use the road but it’s still there to show for itself. “She was a tall rawbony woman. Ma was a Hillis and pa’s name was Adam Hillis. He learned to trap in slavery and after freedom he followed that for a living. Ma was a sure ‘nough field hand. Mama had three sets of children. I don’t know how many she did have in all. I had eleven my own self. Grandma was named Tempy and I heard them tell about when she was sold. She and mama went together. They used to whoop the slaves when they didn’t work up peart. “When the ‘Old War’ come on and the Yankees come they took everything and the black men folks too. They come by right often. They would drive up at mealtime and come in and rake up every blessed thing was cooked. Have to go work scrape about and find something else to eat. What they keer ’bout you being white or black? Thing they...

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Biography of Thomas Jefferson Wood

Thomas Jefferson Wood is one of the earliest pioneers of Riverside and has been identified with Riverside city and colony since, and even before, the first soil was turned, or the first nail was driven in the building improvements. In 1870 Mr. Wood was living near San Bernardino, engaged in farming, and also at his trade as a carpenter and builder. In September of that year at the solicitation of Judge North and Dr. Greves he came to the lands now occupied by Riverside and erected the first building ever built upon the Riverside colony lands. This building was the office of the Southern California Colony Association and was occupied by Judge North, the president, and Dr. Greves, the secretary, of the association. Mr. Wood was made acquainted with the projects of the colony association, and early saw the possibilities of the future and became a warm supporter of the scheme. He purchased a block of land between Sixth and Vine and Mulberry streets. Upon this block, at the corner of Seventh and Vine streets, he built his residence. This was the first home established in Riverside. October 28, 1870, Mr. Wood installed his family in his new home. Mrs. Wood was the first white woman to reside in Riverside and her advent was not allowed to pass without a fitting reception. Welcoming speeches were made and a cordial...

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Poinsett County, Arkansas Census

Poinsett County, Arkansas was formed from Greene and St. Francis counties in 1838. 1840 Poinsett County, Arkansas Census Free 1840 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial Free 1840 Census Index(pdf) 1840 Poinsett County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1840 U.S. Census Guide 1850 Poinsett County, Arkansas Census Free 1850 Census Form for your Research Free 1850 Census Images (partially indexed) Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial Free 1850 Census Index 1850 Poinsett County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1850 U.S. Census Guide 1860 Poinsett County, Arkansas Census Free 1860 Census Form for your Research Free 1860 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial Free 1860 Census Index 1860 Poinsett County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Free 1860 Census Transcription Breshelake Township (pdf) Harrisburg Township (pdf) Hosted at Census Guide 1860 U.S. Census Guide 1870 Poinsett County, Arkansas Census Free 1870 Census Form for your Research Free 1870 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1870 Poinsett County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Free 1870 Census Index Greenfield Township Hosted at Census Guide 1870 U.S. Census Guide 1880 Poinsett County, Arkansas Census Free 1880 Census Form for your Research Free 1880 Census Transcription Hosted...

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Poinsett 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 Poinsett County Arkansas USGenWeb Archives Holly Springs Cemetery Photos Hosted at Poinsett County Arkansas USGenWeb Tyer Cemetery Hosted at Poinsett County Arkansas Cemeteries Bolivar Cemetery Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery Holly Springs Cemetery Smith Cemetery Hosted at Poinsett County Arkansas Genealogy Trails Bolivar Cemetery Brooner Cemetery Farm Hill Cemetery First United Methodist Church Cemetery Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery Holly Springs Cemetery Tyronza Cemetery Willis Cemetery Wilson Cemetery Hosted at Poinsett County Arkansas US Cemetery Project Bay Village Cemetery Hosted at Southern Roots Holly Springs Cemetery Mount Olive Cemetery Hosted at Poinsett County Arkansas Gravestones Photo Project Bethel Cemetery (3 Pages) Bolivar Cemetery (10 Pages) Cherry Bean Cemetery Clampit Cemetery (2 Pages) Clark Cemetery East – Beley Cemetery Farm Hill Cemetery (4 Pages) Fisher Cemetery (2 Pages) Greenwood Cemetery (2 Pages) Harris Cemetery Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery Holly Springs Cemetery (3 Pages) Judd Hill Cemetery (3 Pages) Marked Tree Cemetery (7 Pages) Nichols Memorial Garden Cemetery (7 Pages) Oak Grove Cemetery Old Harrisburg Cemetery (5 Pages) Old Harrisburg African American Cemetery Parker Homestead Cemetery Pine Log Cemetery Potter Memorial Cemetery (55 Pages) Shiloh Cemetery Tulot African American Cemetery (2 Pages) Tyer Cemetery (12 Pages) Tyronza Cemetery aka Webber Cemetery (33 Pages) Waldenburg...

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