Selected Families and Individuals


William Robert "Bob" RAWLS [Parents] was born on 12 Aug 1935 1 in Crossett, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. He died on 9 Nov 2006 1 in Forrest City, St. Francis Co., Arkansas 1. He was buried 1 in Brownsville, Haywood Co., Tennessee. Bob married Shelby Jean DAVIS in 1959 1.

Obituary excerpt from the 22 November 2006 edition of the Ashley County Ledger
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  Mr. William Robert "Bob" Rawls, 71, of Forrest City died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at his home. Born Aug. 12, 1935, in Crossett, the son of William Fort Rawls and Ella Avon Farrar Rawls, he graduated from Hamburg High School. He was retired from the United States Air Force and was a Gideon, a deacon, a Sunday school teacher and member of the Ridgewood/Second Baptist Church.
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Living.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  M ii Living.
  F iii
Sandra RAWLS 1 died 1 in 1964.

Living.

Living [Parents].


John D. RASBERRY 1 was born about 1835 2 in Alabama 2. John married 3 Caroline D. WILLIFORD 1 on 16 Jun 1861 in Ashley Co., Arkansas.

John was counted in a census in 1870 2 in Palestine Twp, Bradley Co., Arkansas 2. He was counted in a census in 1880 4 in Carter Twp., Ashley Co., Arkansas 4.

March 1861:  joined Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas.
September 1865:  requested letter of dismission from the Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

1870 Census:  Palestine Twp, Bradley Co., Arkansas.  John is shown to be a minister.

Caroline D. WILLIFORD 1 was born about 1840 2 in Mississippi 2. Caroline married 3 John D. RASBERRY 1 on 16 Jun 1861 in Ashley Co., Arkansas.

They had the following children.

  F i
Alice RASBERRY 1 was born on 3 Apr 1862 1. She died on 20 May 1863 1. She was buried in Griswould Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

George Lofton GAMMEL [Parents] 1, 2 was born 3 in 1812 2 in Georgia. He died on 11 Aug 1891 4 in Springdale, Washington Co., Arkansas 4. He was buried in Bluff Cemetery, Washington Co., Arkansas 4. George married Mary Ann MYRICK "Dollie" 2 on 11 Dec 1836 2 in Pike Co., Georgia 2.

George was counted in a census in 1880 in Dist 216 Prairie Twp, Washington Co., Arkansas.

Other marriages:
UNKNOWN, Amanda
WYNN, Susan S.

Mary Ann "Dollie" MYRICK [Parents] 1 was born about Apr 1814 2. She died on 11 Jul 1860 1, 3. She was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Dollie married George Lofton GAMMEL 1, 4 on 11 Dec 1836 1 in Pike Co., Georgia 1.

They had the following children.

  M i John William GAMMEL was born on 18 Apr 1838. He died on 30 Jul 1880.
  M ii
Marcellus Augustus GAMMEL 1, 2 was born 1 about 1840 in Georgia. He died on 5 Dec 1862 2 in Fredericktown, Maryland 2.

In 1861 Gus enlisted in the 3rd Arkansas infranty.  He was wounded and captured at the Battle of Sharpsburg on September 17, 1862, and almost three moths later died of his wounds in a U.S. Army hospital in Fredericktown, Maryland [Craig Chambers].
  F iii Georgia Ann GAMMEL was born in Dec 1843. She died on 9 Aug 1899.
  M iv Richard M. GAMMEL was born on 4 Feb 1847. He died on 1 Nov 1877.
  M v
Josiah M. GAMMEL 1 was born 1 about 1848 2 in Georgia.
  M vi William Thomas GAMMEL was born about 1852. He died in 1928.
  M vii Hugaman D. GAMMEL was born about 1855.

John William GAMMEL [Parents] 1, 2 was born 1 on 18 Apr 1838 2 in Talbot Co., Georgia 2. He died on 30 Jul 1880 3. He was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 4. John married Mary Elizabeth PRITCHARD 2 on 8 Nov 1860 2, 5 in Drew Co., Arkansas 5.

On March 15, 1862, J. W. enlisted into Confederate service in the 1st Battalion of Akransas Infrantry, Company F (aka "Ashley Light Infantry").  He was captured at Port Hudson, Louisiana, on July 9, 1863--five days after the surrender of Vickburg.  John's unit was paroled a day later, and he returned home from the war [Craig Chambers].

Mary Elizabeth PRITCHARD [Parents] 1 was born in 1849 2. She died on 22 Jan 1885 2. She was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Mary married John William GAMMEL 1, 4 on 8 Nov 1860 1, 3 in Drew Co., Arkansas 3.

They had the following children.

  F i Mary Elizabeth GAMMEL was born in Aug 1861.
  M ii William Lawrence GAMMEL was born in 1864. He died on 22 Aug 1942.
  F iii Mittie GAMMEL was born on 19 Jan 1867. She died on 31 Mar 1942.
  M iv
Newton GAMMEL 1, 2 was born on 26 Jun 1869 1. He died on 7 Jan 1870 1. He was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

Newton died of pneumonia [Census mortality schedules].
  F v Georgia Ann GAMMEL was born on 12 Mar 1872. She died on 31 Jan 1921.
  M vi
Jessie P. GAMMEL 1 was born on 3 Jan 1875 1. He died on 3 Sep 1891 1. He was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.
  M vii Charles Kimbro "Charlie" GAMMEL was born on 15 May 1878. He died on 6 May 1944.

Jesse PRITCHARD 1. Jesse married Elizabeth UNKNOWN 1.

Elizabeth UNKNOWN 1. Elizabeth married Jesse PRITCHARD 1.

They had the following children.

  F i Mary Elizabeth PRITCHARD was born in 1849. She died on 22 Jan 1885.

Fulton James CHAMBERS [Parents] 1 was born on 31 Jan 1864 1 in Drew Co., Arkansas 1. He died in Aug 1900 2. He was buried in New Troy Cemetery 3. Fulton married Georgia Ann GAMMEL 5 on 3 Jan 1892 4 in Line, Drew Co., Arkansas 4.

Georgia Ann GAMMEL [Parents] 1 was born on 12 Mar 1872 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. She died on 31 Jan 1921 3. She was buried in New Troy Cemetery, Drew Co., Arkansas 3. Georgia married Fulton James CHAMBERS 4 on 3 Jan 1892 2 in Line, Drew Co., Arkansas 2.

They had the following children.

  M i
Mary CHAMBERS 1 was born about 1894 1 in Arkansas 1.
  M ii
Norman CHAMBERS 1 was born on 6 Apr 1898 1. He died on 5 Apr 1899 1. He was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.
  M iii Fulton Charles CHAMBERS was born on 22 Dec 1900. He died in Jul 1971.

Sabra Odom CHAMBERS [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born 1 about 1838 in Carroll Co., Mississippi 3.

She had the following children.

  M i Fulton James CHAMBERS was born on 31 Jan 1864. He died in Aug 1900.

Henry Burge SMITH 1 was born in 1821 1 in Mississippi 1. He died on 27 Jan 1901. He was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. Henry married Nancy Jane UNKNOWN 1 about 1845 1 in Attala Co., Mississippi 1.

Nancy Jane UNKNOWN 1 was born on 3 Oct 1829 2. She died on 29 Nov 1867 1, 2. She was buried 2 in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas. Nancy married Henry Burge SMITH 1 about 1845 1 in Attala Co., Mississippi 1.

They had the following children.

  F i Martha Jane SMITH was born about 1848.
  M ii
James M. SMITH 1 was born about 1855 1 in Mississippi 1.
  F iii
Margaret SMITH 1 was born about 1858 1 in Arkansas 1.
  M iv Jasper P. SMITH was born on 8 Jun 1860. He died on 11 Jan 1923.
  M v
Felix W. SMITH 1 was born about 1866 1 in Arkansas 1.

Marshall Louis CHAMBERS [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 13 Sep 1877 3 in Arkansas. He died on 2 May 1955 1, 3. He was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Bradley Co., Arkansas 3. Marshall married Elsie Mae JUDKINS 3, 4 about 1903 2.

Elsie Mae JUDKINS [Parents] 1, 2 was born 1 on 6 Dec 1883 2 in Arkansas. She died on 25 Oct 1972 2. She was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Bradley Co., Arkansas 2. Elsie married Marshall Louis CHAMBERS 4 about 1903 3.

Presumed to be daughter of Thad and Q. Ann based upon 1900 census information (Elsie is living with grandparents James and Catherine Judkins).

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  M ii Living.

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