Selected Families and Individuals


James Ruel TAYLOR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born on 6 Feb 1900 2, 3, 4 in Arkansas 3. He died in Dec 1977 4, 5 in Warren, Bradley Co., Arkansas 4. James married Floy E. UNKNOWN about 1919 3.

    From James' 1918 WW I Registration Card, he is described as being of medium height and build with gray eyes.  At this time he resided in Warren, Bradley Co., Arkansas, where he is farming.

About 1963:  residing in Warren, Bradley Co., Arkansas.

Floy E. UNKNOWN 1 was born on 15 Mar 1898 1, 2 in Arkansas 1. She died in Oct 1992 2 in Warren, Bradley Co., Arkansas 2. Floy married James Ruel TAYLOR 3, 4 about 1919 1.


Thomas Gaines DUCKWORTH 1, 2, 3 was born on 28 Jan 1848 1, 2 in Mississippi 1. He died on 3 Nov 1918 2, 4 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 4. He was buried in Egypt Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Thomas married Estelle ADAMS 1, 2 about 1870 1.

Estelle ADAMS 1, 2 was born on 13 Jan 1854 1, 2 in Georgia 1. She died on 28 Jan 1930 2, 3 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. She was buried in Egypt Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Estelle married Thomas Gaines DUCKWORTH 1, 2, 4 about 1870 1.

They had the following children.

  M i Thomas Guy "Guy" DUCKWORTH was born in Jul 1883. He died in 1976.

John Alexander WHEAT [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born 1, 2 on 26 Sep 1852 in Mississippi. He died 2 on 17 Apr 1904 in Pine Prarie, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. He was buried 2 in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas. John married Sallie E. WELLS on 17 Sep 1884 4, 5 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 5.

Other marriages:
UNKNOWN, Mary Virginia

  August 1869.  Joined Mt. Olive Baptist Church (Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas) by "Experience and Baptism" [Mt. Olive Baptist Church Records, p 26]
  April 1873.  Member of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church "Sabbath School" [ibid, p. 34a].
  From the April 21, 1904 Ashley County Eagle:
"DEATHS OF TWO GOOD CITIZENS: Pine Prairie: Early Sunday Morning Mr. E.W. Slocum, aged about 55, passed away, leaving a wife and six children. Mr. John A. Wheat, 54, breathed his last a few hours later, leaving a wife and ten children. His illness began several weeks ago with measles and ended in pneumonia. Both men were members of W.O.W."
  From the September 15, 1904 Ashley County Eagle:
"Monument in memory of Mr. John A. Wheat will be unveiled Sunday by Hamburg Camp #7 of W.O.W. at Mt. Olive Cemetery, near Berea."


Sallie E. WELLS 1, 2 was born on 6 Jul 1864 1, 3 in Arkansas 3. She died on 21 Jun 1936 1. She was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. Sallie married John Alexander WHEAT 5, 6 on 17 Sep 1884 2, 4 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 4.

They had the following children.

  F i
Brooksie WHEAT 1 was born in Oct 1886 1 in Arkansas 1.

From the July 27, 1911, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Miss Brooxie Wheat, Mist, is visiting her sister, Mrs. J.P. Carter."
  M ii
Floyd WHEAT 1 was born in Feb 1889 1 in Arkansas 1.
  F iii
Ethel WHEAT 1 was born in Apr 1890 1 in Arkansas 1.
  M iv John Alexander WHEAT Jr. was born on 3 Oct 1890. He died on 13 Sep 1958.
  M v
Hunter Pryor WHEAT 1, 2 was born in Mar 1893 1 in Arkansas 1.
  M vi
Harry WHEAT 1 was born in Mar 1894 1 in Arkansas 1.

From the October 17, 1907, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Master Master Harry Wheat of Mist, visited his cousin Roscoe Wheat, last Saturday and Sunday."
  F vii
Bessie WHEAT 1 was born in Aug 1898 1 in Arkansas 1.
  F viii Living.
  M ix Living.

Claude NUTT 1, 2, 3. Claude married 2 Vada Lou GUICE "Vada" 1, 4, 5, 6 before 1902.

Vada Lou "Vada" GUICE [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3, 4 was born on 21 Jan 1886 5, 6 in Arkansas 5. She died on 16 Dec 1968 1, 6. She was buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. Vada married 7 Claude NUTT before 1902.

Other marriages:
TAYLOR, Charles Washington

They had the following children.

  M i Living.

James Maysel "Maysel" FARRAR [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 9 Apr 1913 1 in Morehouse Pa., Louisiana 1. He died on 26 Jul 1969 1 in Crossett, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. Maysel married 2 Anna Josephine HILL "Annie" 2 on 24 Dec 1936 3 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 3.

Anna Josephine "Annie" HILL [Parents] 1 was born on 7 Jun 1915 1 in Crossett, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. She died on 15 Feb 2005 1 in Crossett, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. She was buried in Rawls Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. Annie married 1 James Maysel FARRAR "Maysel" 1, 3 on 24 Dec 1936 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.

-Obituary excerpt from the Ashley County Ledger
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   Annie Josephine Farrar, 89, of Crossett died Tuesday, February 15, 2005. Born June 7, 1915, in Crossett to Jesse and Amzie Elizabeth Smith Hill, Mrs. Farrar was a homemaker and worked as a nursing aide for 10 years at the Crossett Health Center. She was a member of South Crossett Missionary Baptist Church.
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They had the following children.

  M i Neal Edward FARRAR was born on 6 Jul 1945. He died on 31 May 2000.
  M ii Living.
  F iii Living.
  F iv Living.

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Neal Edward FARRAR [Parents] 1 was born on 6 Jul 1945 1 in Crossett, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. He died on 31 May 2000 1 in Jefferson Co., Arkansas 1. He was buried in Rawls Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

-Obituary excerpt from the Ashley County Ledger:
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   Neal Edward Farrar, 54, of Crossett died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at the Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born July 6, 1945, in Crossett to James Maysel and Annie Joe Hill Farrar, he was preceded in death by his father.  
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He had the following children.

  M i Living.
  F ii Living.
  F iii Living.

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