Selected Families and Individuals


William Thomas GAMMEL [Parents] 1, 2 was born 1 about 1852 in Georgia. He was baptized in Aug 1869 3 in Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. He died in 1928 2. William married 4 Susan M. STEVENS 2, 4, 5.

Susan M. STEVENS 1, 2, 3 was born about 1852 2 in Mississippi 2. Susan married 1 William Thomas GAMMEL 3, 4.

They had the following children.

  M i
George L. GAMMEL 1 was born on 18 Feb 1871 1. He died on 17 Mar 1875 1. He was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.
  F ii
Mary J. GAMMEL 1 was born on 27 Mar 1874 1. She died on 17 Mar 1875 1. She was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.
  F iii
Georgia GAMMEL 1 was born about 1876 1 in Arkansas 1.
  M iv
Joseph A. GAMMEL 1 was born in Sep 1879 1 in Arkansas 1.

Richard M. GAMMEL [Parents] 1 was born 1 on 4 Feb 1847 2 in Georgia. He was baptized in Sep 1872 3 in Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. He died on 1 Nov 1877 2. He was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Richard married Josephine H. WILLIFORD 2, 4.

Richard was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church, near Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas.  He was also a member of Central Baptist Church for some time, also located near Berea.

Josephine H. WILLIFORD 1, 2 was born on 15 May 1849 1, 2 in Mississippi 2. She was baptized in 1876 3 in Central Baptist Church, Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. She died on 9 May 1916 1. She was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. Josephine married Richard M. GAMMEL 4.

They had the following children.

  M i
Thomas George GAMMEL 1 was born in Jun 1870 1, 2 in Arkansas 1, 2.
  M ii Augustus M. "Gus" GAMMEL was born in Feb 1872.
  F iii Mary Ann "Annie" GAMMEL was born on 15 Sep 1874. She died on 9 Mar 1905.
  M iv
Richard K. GAMMEL 1, 2 was born on 1 May 1877 1, 2 in Arkansas 1. He died on 3 Sep 1888 2. He was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.

Samuel Percy RIAL [Parents] 1, 2 was born in Feb 1872 2 in Arkansas 2. Samuel married Emma M. MASSINGILL 1, 2 about 1892 2.

Emma M. MASSINGILL 1, 2 was born in Apr 1872 2 in Mississippi 2. Emma married Samuel Percy RIAL 1, 2 about 1892 2.

They had the following children.

  F i Alma RIAL was born on 29 Jan 1893. She died on 19 May 1979.
  M ii
William Y. RIAL 1 was born in Dec 1896 1 in Arkansas 1.

James KNIGHT 1 was born in May 1825 1 in South Carolina 1. He died on 22 Jun 1905 2. He was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. James married Georgia Ann GAMMEL 3, 4 about 1868 1.

James was counted in a census 3 in 1860 in Bearhouse Twp, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

Other marriages:
UNKNOWN, Mary J.

Georgia Ann GAMMEL [Parents] 1, 2 was born 1 in Dec 1843 3 in Georgia 3. She died on 9 Aug 1899 4. She was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 4. Georgia married James KNIGHT 3 about 1868 3.

Other marriages:
PRITCHARD, William L.

They had the following children.

  M i
T. J. KNIGHT 1 was born on 17 Oct 1869 1. He died on 7 Oct 1877 1. He was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.
  F ii
Lizzie KNIGHT 1 was born on 17 Sep 1871 1. She died on 17 Nov 1872 1. She was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.
  F iii
Emma KNIGHT 1 was born in Feb 1873 1 in Arkansas 1.
  M iv
Abner KNIGHT 1 was born in Sep 1875 1 in Arkansas 1.
  M v
Ruben KNIGHT 1 was born in Aug 1876 1 in Arkansas 1.
  M vi
Charner KNIGHT 1 was born on 28 Feb 1879 1. He died on 8 Aug 1897 1. He was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.
  M vii
James KNIGHT 1 was born in Feb 1881 1 in Arkansas 1.
  M viii
George KNIGHT 1 was born in Jan 1883 1 in Arkansas 1.
  M ix
Billie KNIGHT 1 was born in May 1886 1 in Arkansas 1.

James KNIGHT 1 was born in May 1825 1 in South Carolina 1. He died on 22 Jun 1905 2. He was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. James married Mary J. UNKNOWN 3.

James was counted in a census 3 in 1860 in Bearhouse Twp, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

Other marriages:
GAMMEL, Georgia Ann

Mary J. UNKNOWN 1 was born about Jan 1841 1, 2 in Georgia 1. She died on 13 Jul 1860 2. She was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Mary married James KNIGHT 3.

They had the following children.

  M i Charles KNIGHT was born about 1859.

William Bulloch DANIEL 1 was born on 26 Jul 1802 1 in Warren Co., North Carolina 1. William married 1 Lavina PHILLIPS 1.

Lavina PHILLIPS 1 was born in Georgia 1. Lavina married 1 William Bulloch DANIEL 1.

They had the following children.

  M i James Edwin DANIEL.

John H. JOHNSON 1. John married 1 Sarah Elizabeth COLLINS 1.

Sarah Elizabeth COLLINS 1. Sarah married 1 John H. JOHNSON 1.

They had the following children.

  F i Ophelia JOHNSON was born about 1860. She died after 1930.

Dr. Unknown MARTIN 1. Unknown married 1 Ophelia JOHNSON 1, 2.

Ophelia JOHNSON [Parents] 1, 2 was born about 1860 3 in Mississippi 3. She died after 1930 4. Ophelia married 2 Dr. Unknown MARTIN 2.

Other marriages:
JUDKINS, Thadeous J.
WEBB, Thomas H.


William Andrew RAY [Parents] 1 was born on 9 May 1876 1, 2 in Mississippi 1. He died on 15 May 1945 2. He was buried in Lakewood Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. William married Mary Ida ROBERTS 3 on 20 Jan 1904 3 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 3.

Mary Ida ROBERTS 1 was born on 29 Jul 1880 2. She died on 21 May 1967 2. She was buried in Lakewood Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Mary married William Andrew RAY 3 on 20 Jan 1904 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.


Ernest L. FARRAR [Parents] 1 was born on 27 Sep 1927 1, 2 in Arkansas 1. He was buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Ernest married 2 Doris E. UNKNOWN 2.

Doris E. UNKNOWN 1 was born on 5 Jul 1931 1. She died on 27 Apr 1994 1, 2 in Bastrop, Morehouse Pa., Louisiana 2. She was buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. Doris married 1 Ernest L. FARRAR 3.

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