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Location: Van Buren County AR

Biography of Hon. J. W. Pate

HON. J. W. PATE. This gentleman is one of the most substantial farmers of Van Buren County, Arkansas, if not in his section of the State, and he has, through his enterprise, intelligence and public spirit, contributed his full share to the magnificent development of the section in which he resides. He was born in the county in which he now lives on the Red River, February 26, 1841, a son of William and Lovica (McAllister) Pate, the former of whom was born in Georgia, and was a son of James and Nancy Pate, who were of Scotch-Irish descent. The Pate family settled in this county during colonial days and some of the members of the family were soldiers of the Revolution. James Pate was a soldier in the War of 1812. In 1834 William Pate moved from Mississippi to Arkansas, the journey thither being made by wagon. They made a settlement on Red River and were among the pioneers of the section. The father died in 1854, in Conway County, Arkansas, having been a life-long farmer and successful business man. His wife was born in Holmes County, Miss, a daughter of David McAllister, a member of an old Mississippi family, from which State his father came to Van Buren County, Arkansas. The parents of Hon. J. W. Pate were married in this county and here the mother died...

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Biography of William R. Greeson, M. D.

WILLIAM R. GREESON, M. D. This gentleman is one of the successful physicians of Van Buren County, Arkansas, and as he has ever been very conscientious in the discharge of his professional duties, is well up with the times in medical lore, and as he has the ability to apply his knowledge at the proper time and in the proper place, it is not to be wondered at that he has always had a large patronage. He was born in Tennessee, January 5, 1850, and received his literary education in the schools of Clinton. In 1872 he took up the study of medicine in the University of Louisville, Kentucky, and graduated from the Vanderbilt University class of 1881-82. Immediately thereafter he came to Clinton, Arkansas, and established himself in the practice of his profession, which he continued exclusively up to 1887, at which time he entered the mercantile business with his father, although he did not allow this occupation to interfere in the smallest degree with his practice. In 1894 his father retired from the business, and C. W. Patterson took his place, the firm taking the name of Greeson & Patterson. The Doctor has always done a general practice and during the twenty-two years that he has been a follower of the healing art he has made both name and fortune for himself. He is a member of...

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Van Buren County, Arkansas Census

Van Buren County Arkansas was formed from Conway, Independence, and Izard counties in 1833. 1840 Van Buren County, Arkansas Census Free 1840 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free TrialĀ  1840 Van Buren 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 Van Buren County, Arkansas Census Free 1850 Census Form for your Research Free 1850 Census Images (partially indexed) Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1850 Van Buren County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Free 1850 Census Index Free 1850 Census Transcription Hosted at Census Guide 1850 U.S. Census Guide 1860 Van Buren County, Arkansas Census Free 1860 Census Form for your Research Free 1860 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1860 Van Buren County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Free 1860 Census Index Free 1860 Census Transcription Hosted at Census Guide 1860 U.S. Census Guide 1870 Van Buren County, Arkansas Census Free 1870 Census Form for your Research Free 1870 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1870 Van Buren County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Free 1870 Census Index Free 1870 Census Transcription Hosted at Census Guide 1870 U.S. Census Guide 1880...

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Van Buren 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 Van Buren County, USGenWeb Archives Project Archey Valley Cemetery Bee Branch Cemetery Blackwell Cemetery Bradford Cemetery Clinton Cemetery Colony Cemetery Davis Special Cemetery Eglantine Cemetery Hardin Cemetery Higden Mclehaney Cemetery Holley Mountain Cemetery Huie Cemetery Old Liberty Cemetery Pee Dee Cemetery Settlement Cemetery Shady Grove Cemetery Weaver Cemetery  ...

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