Selected Families and Individuals


Avery Byron CARPENTER 1, 2 was born in Feb 1851 1 in North Carolina 1. He was buried in Lone Sassafras Cemetery, Drew Co., Arkansas 2. Avery married Samantha Louisa HARVEY 1, 2 about 1873 1.

Samantha Louisa HARVEY 1, 2 was born in Sep 1855 1 in Arkansas 1. She was buried in Lone Sassafras Cemetery, Drew Co., Arkansas 2. Samantha married Avery Byron CARPENTER 1, 2 about 1873 1.

They had the following children.

  F i Sarah Jane CARPENTER was born in Jan 1881. She died in 1906.
  F ii Nora C. CARPENTER was born in Apr 1883. She died on 24 Jun 1932.

Frank "Bunk" HIGGINBOTHAM [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born on 12 Jan 1928 1, 2 in Arkansas 1. He died on 15 Feb 2008 2 in Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. He was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Bunk married Barbara J. BATES about 1950 2.

A first name of "Fulton" appears to be given in the 1930 census.

Obituary excerpt:
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Frank (Bunk) Higginbotham, Sr. (January 12, 1928 - February 15, 2008)
   U.S. Veteran Mr. Frank (Bunk) Higginbotham, Sr., 80, of Hamburg, died Friday, February 15, 2008 at his residence in Hamburg. Mr. Higginbotham was a native of Ashley County and a life long resident of Hamburg. He worked at Barnes Saw Mill for 40 years and he was a water well driller. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church. He loved to hunt, fish and garden and he was a great dad and granddad.
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Barbara J. BATES [Parents] 1 was born about 1932 1. She died on 14 Sep 2001 1 in Crossett, Ashley Co., Arkanas 1. She was buried in Trafalgar Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. Barbara married Frank HIGGINBOTHAM "Bunk" 2 about 1950 1.

Obituary excerpt from the "Ashley County Ledger":
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   Mrs. Barbara J. Higginbotham, 69, of Hamburg died Friday, September 14, 2001, at the Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett. Mrs. Higginbotham was a native of Ashley County and a lifelong resident of Hamburg, a homemaker and a member of the Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church.
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They had the following children.

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  M ii Living.
  M iii Living.
  F iv Living.

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Thomas Newton SCIFRES 1. Thomas married Mary Savilla JOHNSON 1.

Mary Savilla JOHNSON 1. Mary married Thomas Newton SCIFRES 1.

They had the following children.

  F i Winnie Estelle SCIFRES was born on 21 Feb 1900. She died in Nov 1974.

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