Selected Families and Individuals


John R. RODGERS 1, 2 was born in Sep 1859 3 in Mississippi 3. John married Amanda L. JOHNSON 1, 4 on 6 Jan 1884 1, 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.

Amanda L. JOHNSON [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 6 Mar 1866 1, 2 in Arkansas 1. Amanda married John R. RODGERS 2, 3 on 6 Jan 1884 2, 3 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 3.

They had the following children.

  F i
Almar (sp?) RODGERS 1 was born in Dec 1884 1 in Arkansas.
  F ii
Emma Lou RODGERS 1 was born in Sep 1886 1.
  M iii
Oscar RODGERS 1 was born in Oct 1888 1.
  M iv
James RODGERS 1 was born in Mar 1890 1.
  F v
Ivy RODGERS 1 was born in Nov 1891 1.
  M vi
Ezra RODGERS 1 was born in Nov 1893 1.
  F vii
Lyda RODGERS 1 was born in Sep 1895 1.
  M viii
Walter RODGERS 1 was born in Aug 1898 1.

James M. SULLIVAN 1, 2 died before 1860 3. James married 1 Rebecca Jane ETHERIDGE 4.

Rebecca Jane ETHERIDGE [Parents] 1 was born on 3 Mar 1831 2, 3 in Alabama 2. She died on 17 Oct 1904 1, 3 in Near Swan, Smith Co., Texas 3. Rebecca married 4 James M. SULLIVAN 4, 5.

Other marriages:
JOHNSON, William Monroe

They had the following children.

  M i
Samuel O. SULLIVAN 1, 2 was born on 12 Apr 1853 1, 2 in Mississippi 1. He died on 4 Jul 1899 2. He was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.
  M ii David E. SULLIVAN was born on 8 Mar 1855. He died on 16 Jan 1883.

Hogan ALLEN [Parents] 1 was born on 20 Jan 1829 1 in Anson Co., North Carolina 1. He died on 16 Jul 1899 1, 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. He was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. Hogan married Frances Eleanor RUSHING "Eleanor" 1, 4 on 8 Mar 1849 1, 3 in Anson Co., North Carolina 1.

From the January 10, 1889, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Hon. Hogan Allen elected Representative from Ashley County to the General Assembly."

From the October 24, 1889, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Rev. Hogan Allen fell from his horse, badly crippling one arm last week."

Frances Eleanor "Eleanor" RUSHING 1, 2 was born on 1 Apr 1832 1 in Anson Co., North Carolina 1. She died on 28 Jul 1897 1, 3 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. She was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. Eleanor married Hogan ALLEN 1 on 8 Mar 1849 1, 4 in Anson Co., North Carolina 1.

From the July 29, 1897, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Mrs. Frances E. Allen, the good wife of Rev. Hogan Allen, dropped dead with apoplexy at half past two yesterday evening while seated on the gallery at her residence, engaged in conversation with some neighbors who were spending the day on a visit. She was in apparent good health until the moment of the sad occurrence ... Her head dropped to one side and the breath left her body. She leaves a husband and several sons and daughters, all grown and living to themselves..."

They had the following children.

  F i Louisa Haseltine ALLEN was born on 27 Dec 1849. She died on 7 Apr 1938.
  F ii Arabella Mildred "Mildred" ALLEN was born on 18 Jun 1851. She died on 11 Sep 1899.
  F iii Emaline Jane "Emma" ALLEN was born on 29 May 1853. She died after 1930.
  M iv William Spencer ALLEN was born on 22 Sep 1854. He died after 1930.
  M v Dudley Daniel ALLEN was born in Jan 1856. He died in 1935.
  F vi
Sarah Ann ALLEN 1 was born on 16 Jun 1857 1 in Arkansas 2. She died on 28 Sep 1866 3. She was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3.
  F vii
Mary Penelope ALLEN 1 was born on 7 Jul 1859 1, 2 in Arkansas 2. She died on 28 Sep 1863 3. She was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3.
  F viii Martha Frances "Mattie" ALLEN was born on 14 Aug 1860. She died on 28 Feb 1915.
  F ix
Margarette Elizabeth "Elizabeth" ALLEN 1, 2, 3 was born on 11 Jan 1864 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.
  F x Julia Florence ALLEN was born on 16 Mar 1865. She died in 1922.
  M xi
Proctor Hunter ALLEN 1 died.
  M xii Young Hogan ALLEN was born in Mar 1870.
  F xiii Colene Rebecca ALLEN was born on 8 Sep 1870. She died on 21 Nov 1961.
  F xiv Rachel Ruth "Ruth" ALLEN was born on 7 Apr 1872. She died on 20 Dec 1942.

R. Lafayette CONE [Parents] 1 was born on 21 Dec 1846 2, 3, 4 in Conecuh Co., Alabama 3, 4. He died on 2 Mar 1901 5. He was buried in Snyder Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. R. Lafayette CONE married Arabella Mildred ALLEN "Mildred" 6, 7 on 11 Dec 1872 1, 4 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

R. Lafayette CONE-4878 resided 8 in 1902 in Fountain Hill, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

Arabella Mildred "Mildred" ALLEN [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 18 Jun 1851 1 in Anson Co., North Carolina 1. She was baptized in Jul 1865 2 in Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. She died on 11 Sep 1899 3. She was buried in Snyder Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. Mildred married R. Lafayette CONE 4 on 11 Dec 1872 4, 5 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 4.

They had the following children.

  M i
Benton A. CONE 1 was born about 1875 2 in Arkansas 2.
  M ii
J. Hogan CONE 1, 2 was born on 15 Oct 1877 1, 2 in Arkansas 1. He died on 19 Jul 1915 2. He was buried in Snyder Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.
  F iii Florence CONE was born in Nov 1878.
  F iv
Peggie CONE 1 died before 1890 1.
  F v
Nannie CONE 1 was born in May 1880 1 in Arkansas 1.
  vi Living.
  M vii James R. CONE was born on 7 Jun 1882. He died on 29 May 1964.
  F viii
Belver CONE 1 was born in Sep 1888 1 in Arkansas 1.
  M ix
Frank V. CONE 1 was born in Jun 1890 1 in Arkansas 1.

W. Monroe SMITH 1, 2 died before Nov 1879 1. W. Monroe SMITH married 1 Louisa Haseltine ALLEN 3 on 6 Oct 1870 2.

Louisa Haseltine ALLEN [Parents] 1 was born on 27 Dec 1849 1 in Mellon Springs, Anson Co., North Carolina 1, 2. She was baptized in Jul 1865 3 in Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. She died on 7 Apr 1938 4. She was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 4. Louisa married 5 W. Monroe SMITH 5, 6 on 6 Oct 1870 6.

Other marriages:
ETHERIDGE, William Whitehead

They had the following children.

  M i
Watson SMITH 1 was born about 1873 1 in Arkansas 1.

William Spencer ALLEN [Parents] 1 was born on 22 Sep 1854 1 in Arkansas 2. He died after 1930 3. William married 4 Allabama L. SAWYER "Alla" 4, 5, 6 on 15 Apr 1880 5 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 5.

From the March 5, 1903, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Mr. Warren Kirkland of Pine Prairie, sold his place to Mr. W.S. Allen and moved to Texas this week with his brother-in-law, Walter Terry."

From the April 26, 1906, "Ashley County Eagle":
W. S. is listed among "those who left on the train special car to attend the Reunion of Confederate Veterans in New Orleans."


Allabama L. "Alla" SAWYER 1, 2, 3 was born in Feb 1858 4 in Alabama 4. She died on 1 Jun 1935 2. She was buried in Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Alla married 1 William Spencer ALLEN 5 on 15 Apr 1880 3 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 3.

They had the following children.

  M i Robert C. ALLEN was born in Aug 1882.
  F ii Willie Lee ALLEN was born in Nov 1884.
  M iii
Featherston S. ALLEN 1 was born in May 1887 1 in Arkansas 1. He died on 7 Apr 1908 2 in Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.

From the April 9, 1908, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Featherston Allen, aged 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.S. Allen, died at the residence of his brother-in law, Mr. Lindsey Dew, in Hamburg, about three o'clock Monday afternoon from the effectsd of a wound received in a difficulty with another boy at Berea on Christmas Day, 1906. At that time, he was struck on the head with a piece of timber from the effects of which paralysis ensued, and while everything that medical science could suggest was done in an effort to relieve him, all proved in vain. His parents and relatives have the deep sympathy of the community."
  F iv Mary K. ALLEN was born in Mar 1889.

William R. CRAWFORD [Parents] 1 was born about 1841 2 in Georgia 2. He died on 7 May 1925 3. He was buried in Corey's Bluff Cemetery, Bonita, Louisiana 3. William married Emaline Jane ALLEN "Emma" 4, 5 on 30 Nov 1871 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

Emaline Jane "Emma" ALLEN [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 29 May 1853 1 in Arkansas 3. She died after 1930 4. Emma married William R. CRAWFORD 5 on 30 Nov 1871 5 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 5.

Left Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Ashley Co., Ark. in June 1887.

From the 1900 census, it is noted that Emaline and William Crawford have had 9 children, though only 5 are living at this time.

They had the following children.

  F i
Allie CRAWFORD 1 was born about 1877 1 in Louisiana 1.
  F ii
Unknown CRAWFORD 1 was born in May 1880 1 in Louisiana 1.
  M iii
Thomas Allen CRAWFORD 1, 2 was born on 8 Jul 1882 1, 2 in Louisiana 1. He died in 1951 3. He was buried in Extra Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3.

From Thomas' 1918 WW I Draft Registration Card, he is noted as being of medium height and built with blue eyes and light hair.  At this time he resides in Tillou, Morehouse Pa., Louisiana, where he is farming.

  M iv William Carroll CRAWFORD was born on 11 Jan 1886. He died on 6 Nov 1965.
  M v Young Dudley CRAWFORD was born on 7 Aug 1888.

William ALLEN 1 was born in 1796 1 in North Carolina 1. He died in 1878 1. William married 1 Margaret H. BENTON 1.

Margaret H. BENTON 1 was born in 1807 1 in North Carolina 1. She died in 1832 1. Margaret married 1 William ALLEN 1.

They had the following children.

  M i Hogan ALLEN was born on 20 Jan 1829. He died on 16 Jul 1899.

Ruben Madison "Rube" ETHERIDGE [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 31 Jan 1862 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. He died on 11 Feb 1939 2. He was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. Rube married Colene Rebecca ALLEN 4 on 4 Nov 1886 1, 2.

Colene Rebecca ALLEN [Parents] 1 was born on 8 Sep 1870 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. She was baptized in 1884 2 in Central Baptist Church, Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. She died on 21 Nov 1961 3. Colene married Ruben Madison ETHERIDGE "Rube" 3, 4 on 4 Nov 1886 3, 4.

August, 1894:  Called for a letter of dismission from the Central Baptist Church, near Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas [Central Baptist Church records].

They had the following children.

  M i Hampton Allen ETHERIDGE was born on 28 Nov 1890.
  ii
Elezar ETHERIDGE 1 was born in 1887 1. Elezar died in 1901 1. Elezar was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.
  M iii Fred R. ETHERIDGE was born on 2 Feb 1889. He died in 1950.
  M iv
Percy ETHERIDGE 1 was born in 1896 1. He died about 1897 1.
  F v Edith ETHERIDGE was born on 1 Dec 1893.
  F vi
Julia ETHERIDGE 1 was born in 1898 1. She died in 1984 1.
  M vii George Hogan ETHERIDGE was born on 19 Oct 1900. He died on 7 Feb 1967.
  M viii Living.
  F ix Living.
  F x
Ruth ETHERIDGE 1 was born on 4 Oct 1909 1. She died on 15 Jun 1987 1.
  F xi Living.
  F xii Charlotte ETHERIDGE was born on 29 Jun 1913. She died on 4 Mar 1993.

Hampton Allen ETHERIDGE [Parents] 1 was born on 28 Nov 1890 1. Hampton married Minnie Mary MOORE 1 on 11 Mar 1917 1.

Other marriages:
Living

Minnie Mary MOORE [Parents] 1 was born on 25 Feb 1893 2. She died on 28 Oct 1943 1. She was buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Minnie married Hampton Allen ETHERIDGE 1 on 11 Mar 1917 1.

They had the following children.

  F i
Elizabeth ETHERIDGE 1 was born on 12 Feb 1919 1. She died on 29 Oct 1919 1.
  M ii Hampton Allen ETHERIDGE Jr. was born on 19 Aug 1920. He died on 31 Dec 2007.
  F iii Living.
  F iv Living.
  F v Living.
  M vi
James Edwin ETHERIDGE 1 was born on 29 Jun 1928 1, 2. He died on 12 Jan 1993 2 in Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.
  M vii Living.

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