Location: Siloam Springs Arkansas

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Samuel Frazier

(See Ward)-Sarah Ann, daughter of Cal Dean and Nancy (Ward) Gunter was born at Siloam Springs, Arkansas January 31, 1867 and was educated in the Cherokee national schools. Married April 10, 1888 Samuel, son of William Thomas and Nancy Frazier, born October 29, 1864 in Texas. They are the parents of: Cal Dean, born February 26, 1889; Lela Jessie born July 13, 1892; Grace, born November 6, 1897; Lillian born March 6, 1904 and William Thomas Frazier, born June 12, 1909. Mr. Frazier is a farmer and stock raiser near Adair. James, Son of John and Catherine (McDaniel) Ward was born October 22, 1785 married Lucy Haynie born October 30, 1787. He died May 20, 1859 and. she died September 26, 1869. They were the parents of Nancy Ward, born January 29, 1830, married September 21, 1845 Cal Dean Gunter, born March 30, 1818 in Warren County, Tennessee. He died March 27,...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. J. W. Harris

(See England)—Ida Josephine, daughter of Elias H. and Arminda (England) Jenkins was born in Cooweescoowee District, July 4, 1870 and educated at the Cherokee National schools. Married at Siloam Spring, Arkansas, July 10, 1886, John Wesley Harris, born June 23, 1867, in Winebago County, Illinois. They are the parents of Flora May, born July 25, 1887; Gertrude N., born January 13, 1889; Ulalah S., born September 5, 1890; Roy C., born April 20, 1892, and John Wesley Harris, born June 3, 1897. Mr. Harris is a farmer and stock raiser near Vinita. He was elected County Commissioner of Craig County, September 17, 1907. Joseph Roswell Harris was born in Durant, Illinois, Nov. 17, 1837. Served in the Civil war in Company H, 74th Illinois Infantry; married Aug. 27, 1866, Rachel Putney. She died November 23, 1911, and he died May 23, 1921. They were the parents of: John Wesley and Ulalah Harris. Arminda England was born November 25, 1831; married William England, Isaac Schrimsher and Elias H. Jenkins. She died December 27,...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Lee Houston

(See Ward) Stella Lenora, daughter of Lovell Peabody and Johnanna (Powell) Ballard, born in Delaware District, August 23, 1900. Educated at Ketchum. Married at Siloam Springs, Arkansas, September 2, 1916, Lee, son of A. P. and Mary Houston, born July 26, 1892 in Berry County, Missouri. They are the parents of: Lillie May, born July 15, 1917 and Mary Ann Houston, born March 31, 1920. Mr. Houston is a farmer near Ketchum. Nancy, daughter of James and Sidney (Redding) Ward was born Jan. 29, 1830. Married Sept. 21, t845, Cal Dean Gun­ter, born March 30, 1818. He died March 27, 1898. They were the parents of Anna Eliza Gunter, born May 4, 1848 and married John Powell. Their daughter, Johnanna Powell was born February 15, 1869 and married February 28, 1899, Lovell Peabody Ballard, born January 27, 1879 in Benton County, Arkansas. She died August 20,...

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Biography of Major Harry Sturgeon Crossen, M.D.

Major Harry Sturgeon Crossen, whose military title was won by active service in the World war and who is recognized as an eminent gynecologist of St. Louis, while his contributions to medical literature are rated as of high worth, was born in Appanoose county, Iowa, February 2, 1869. His father, the late James Crossen, was of Irish descent, the family, however, being founded in America at an early day. James Crossen devoted his life to merchandising and passed away in 1874. He married Affinity Sturgeon, who was of English lineage, although the family has long been represented on this side of the Atlantic. Mrs. Crossen passed away in 1873 and the only daughter of the family died in infancy, so that Dr. Crossen remains the sole survivor of his father’s household. Following the death of his parents Dr. Crossen was reared by his uncle, R. S. Morris, near Centerville, Iowa, and there pursued his preliminary education, his early life to the age of fourteen years being spent on the farm. He continued his studies at Siloam Springs, Arkansas, and was there graduated in 1889. He afterward took up the study of medicine in the old St. Louis Medical College, now the medical department of Washington University, and was graduated with the first class to complete the course after the former school was merged into the university. This was in...

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Biography of Roy C. Hinds

Roy C. Hinds, though yet a young man, holds a responsible position in the financial circles of Locust Grove as cashier of the Security State Bank, of which institution he was one of the organizers. He was born in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, on the 2d of July, 1890, a son of Corder W. and Mary E. (England) Hinds, the former a native of North Carolina and the latter of Illinois. Their marriage was celebrated in Siloam Springs. For many years the father was engaged in the mercantile business there and in 1898 he removed to Rose Prairie, Indian Territory, where he followed the same line of work. Subsequently he located in Pryor and thence removed to Peggs, where his death occurred in May, 1920. Three sons and one daughter were born to Mr. and Mrs. Hinds, Roy C. being the second in order of birth. Mr. Hinds was a prominent and progressive citizen and took a particularly active part in church work. For some time he served as township trustee and he was a stanch supporter of the Democratic Party. Roy C. Hinds received his early education in the public schools of Siloam Springs and in due time entered the North East Normal School at Tahlequah, Oklahoma, from which institution he was graduated in 1914. He then enrolled as a student in the University of Oklahoma and was graduated...

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