Selected Families and Individuals


James Valentine "Vollie" RIDGELL [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born on 22 Dec 1863 1, 2, 4 in Arkansas 4. He was baptized in 1887 3 in Central Baptist Church, Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. He was buried in Carlock Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Vollie married Mollie Alice BEAVERS "Ally" 5, 6, 7 on 13 Feb 1885 5 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 5.

Other marriages:
MCDOUGALD, F. H.

Mollie Alice "Ally" BEAVERS [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born 3 on 11 Feb 1866 2 in Arkansas. She died on 16 Dec 1887 2. She was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Ally married James Valentine RIDGELL "Vollie" 4, 5, 6 on 13 Feb 1885 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

September 1880.  Joined Mt. Olive Baptist Church (Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas) by "Experience and Baptism" [Mt. Olive Baptist Church Records, p. 51]

Alice died of tuberculosis.

They had the following children.

  F i
Zee RIDGELL 1 was born on 10 Jul 1886 1. She died on 15 Oct 1905 1. She was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.
  F ii Luna RIDGELL was born on 10 Nov 1888. She died on 19 Oct 1910.

James Valentine "Vollie" RIDGELL [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born on 22 Dec 1863 1, 2, 4 in Arkansas 4. He was baptized in 1887 3 in Central Baptist Church, Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. He was buried in Carlock Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Vollie married F. H. MCDOUGALD 5 on 12 Jun 1892 5 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 5.

Other marriages:
BEAVERS, Mollie Alice

F. H. MCDOUGALD 1. F. H. MCDOUGALD married James Valentine RIDGELL "Vollie" 2, 3, 4 on 12 Jun 1892 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.


Living.

Living [Parents].


Living.

Mattie Lou SULLIVAN [Parents] 1 was baptized in Jul 1923 2 in Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. She died before 1927 1. Mattie married 1 L. E. SEDBERRY.


Living [Parents].

Living [Parents].

They had the following children.

  M i Living.
  F ii Living.

Robert MCMURRY 1 died before 1900 2. Robert married Julia Ellen BEAVERS "Ellen" 1, 2 on 11 Apr 1872 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

Julia Ellen "Ellen" BEAVERS [Parents] 1, 2 was born in Sep 1852 2 in Arkansas 2. Ellen married Robert MCMURRY 1 on 11 Apr 1872 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

They had the following children.

  M i
Robert M. MCMURRY 1 was born in Aug 1881 1 in Arkansas 1.

Melvin T. WALDROP [Parents] was born 1, 2 in Dec 1884 in Arkansas. Melvin married Edna CROWDER 3 on 27 Nov 1910 3 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 3.

Edna CROWDER 1. Edna married Melvin T. WALDROP on 27 Nov 1910 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.


Henry Floyd WHEAT [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3 on 25 Dec 1858 in Arkansas. He died 3 on 18 Jun 1915. He was buried 3 in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas. Henry married Minnie G. EDWARDS 4, 6, 7 about Jun 1890 4, 5.

April 1873.  Member of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church "Sabbath School" [ibid, p. 34a].
  From the March 21, 1907 Ashley County Eagle"
"Mr. Henry Wheat visited his brother, Mr. William Wheat, at Snyder."

Minnie G. EDWARDS 1, 2, 3 was born on 5 Jul 1873 1, 4 in Arkansas 1. She was baptized in Aug 1891 5 in Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Ashley Co., Arkansas 5. She died 4 on 19 May 1953. She was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 4. Minnie married Henry Floyd WHEAT 7 about Jun 1890 1, 6.

Other marriages:
DEAL, William J.

   From the 25 June 1914 Ashley County Eagle:
"Mr. J. R. Edwards, Montrose, and wife, spent Saturday with his sister, Mrs. H.F. Wheat."

They had the following children.

  M i Charles T. "Charlie" WHEAT was born on 4 Apr 1891. He died on 23 May 1926.
  M ii Floyd H. WHEAT was born about 1893.
  M iii
Elmo WHEAT was born on 30 Mar 1895 1. He died on 6 Nov 1895 1. He was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.
  F iv
Annie May WHEAT 1 was born about 1898 1 in Arkansas 1.

From the May 26, 1910, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Miss Williams of Malvern left for her home, accompanied by her cousin, Miss Annie May Wheat."
From the July 11, 1912, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Miss Sallie Cone, Montrose, visits her cousin, Miss Annie Mai Wheat."
  M v Living.
  F vi
Johnnie S. WHEAT 1, 2 was born on 2 May 1906 1, 2 in Arkansas 1. She died on 9 Feb 1928 2. She was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.

From the 21 May 1908, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Mrs. Henry Wheat and little daughter, Johnie, have been very sick."
  F vii
Lydelle R. WHEAT 1 was born on 29 Aug 1909 1, 2 in Arkansas 1. She died on 14 Apr 1916 2. She was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.

From the 2 September 1909 edition of the Ashley County Eagle:
"Born to Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Thomas, a boy; and to Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Wheat, a girl."
  M viii Living.
  M ix Living.

Thomas Charles WHEAT [Parents] 1 was born 1 on 14 May 1856 2 in Mississippi. Thomas married Mary E. PRUTT 3, 4 on 16 Dec 1900 3 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 3.

Other marriages:
UNKNOWN, Pametia W.
HOLMES, Susan L.

   Thomas was the church clerk for Mount Olive Baptist Church, Ashley Co., Arkansas, for several years.  He was later a member of Promise Land Baptist Church of Ashley County.
   From the 13 January 1913 edition of the Ashley County Eagle:
"Mr. T.C. Wheat, formerly of Mist, is now a citizen of Mangum, Oklahoma."
   From the 4 August 1910 Ashley County Eagle:
"Mr. T.C. Wheat, Mangum, Oklahoma, is visiting his brother, H.F. Wheat. He is delighted with Oklahoma and reports fine crops."

Mary E. PRUTT 1, 2 was born about 1870 2 in Arkansas 2. Mary married Thomas Charles WHEAT 3 on 16 Dec 1900 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.


William Simpson WHEAT [Parents] 1, 2 was born 1 on 24 Mar 1854 2, 3 in Mississippi 3. He died in 1925 2 in Snyder, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. William married Allie UNKNOWN 3 about 1881 3.

August 1871.  Joined Mt. Olive Baptist Church (Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas) by "Experience and Baptism" [Mt. Olive Baptist Church Records, p 31]
April 1873.  Member of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church "Sabbath School" [ibid, p. 34a].
  From the March 21, 1907 Ashley County Eagle"
"Mr. Henry Wheat visited his brother, Mr. William Wheat, at Snyder."

Allie UNKNOWN 1 was born in Feb 1863 1 in Arkansas 1. Allie married William Simpson WHEAT 2, 3 about 1881 1.

On Jan. 22, 1905 an "Allie B. Wheat" was given a letter of dismission from Mount Olive Baptist Church, in Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas.  [Mt. Olive Records, p. 101].

They had the following children.

  M i Beldon F. WHEAT was born in Jun 1882.
  F ii
Flora G. WHEAT 1 was born in Jul 1886 1 in Arkansas 1.
  M iii
James C. WHEAT 1 was born in Dec 1890 1 in Arkansas 1.
  M iv Zeph B. WHEAT was born in May 1893.
  F v
May Vene WHEAT 1 was born in Oct 1895 2 in Arkansas 2.
  vi
Child(1) WHEAT 1 was born before 1900 1. Child(1) died before 1900 1.
  vii
Child(2) WHEAT 1 was born before 1900 1. Child(2) died before 1900 1.
  viii
Child(3) WHEAT 1 was born before 1900 1. Child(3) died before 1900 1.

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