Selected Families and Individuals


Eugene C. THOMPSON [Parents] 1 was born on 12 Feb 1871 1 in Arkansas 1. He died on 2 Nov 1949 1 in Arkansas 1. He was buried in Judson Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Eugene married Pauline MULLINS 1 on 12 Dec 1900 1 in Dermott, Chicot Co., Arkansas 1.

Other marriages:
PARKER, Mattie

Pauline MULLINS 1 was born on 4 Sep 1878 2. She died on 3 May 1955 2. She was buried in Judson Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Pauline married Eugene C. THOMPSON 1 on 12 Dec 1900 1 in Dermott, Chicot Co., Arkansas 1.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  M ii Living.
  F iii
Doris E. THOMPSON 1 was born on 10 Jun 1903 1, 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. She died on 2 Feb 1917 1. She was buried in Judson Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.
  M iv John Lovell THOMPSON was born on 14 May 1905. He died on 3 Nov 1974.
  M v Living.
  F vi Living.
  F vii Living.
  M viii Living.
  M ix
Woodrow THOMPSON 1, 2 was born on 25 Dec 1918 1, 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. He died on 13 Jul 1919 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. He was buried in Judson Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.

John Lovell THOMPSON [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 14 May 1905 1, 2, 3 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1, 2. He died on 3 Nov 1974 3. He was buried in Judson Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. John married 3 Nettie C. UNKNOWN 3.

Nettie C. UNKNOWN 1 was born on 27 Jul 1913 1. She died on 22 Mar 1990 1. She was buried in Judson Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. Nettie married 1 John Lovell THOMPSON 2, 3.


Francis M. "Frank" SLOCUM [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born on 20 Feb 1861 1, 4 in Arkansas 1. He died on 5 Feb 1914 4 in Promise Land, Ashley Co., Arkansas 5. He was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 4. Frank married 4 Ida M. ROBINSON 4 about 1882 3.

From the February 12, 1914, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Mr. F.M. Slocum, about 47, was found dead in bed last Thursday morning, Promise Land; survived by wife and several children."

Ida M. ROBINSON 1 was born on 24 Feb 1869 1 in Arkansas 2. She died on 18 Oct 1928 1. She was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. Ida married 1 Francis M. SLOCUM "Frank" 3, 4, 5 about 1882 3.

They had the following children.

  M i Carroll Francis SLOCUM was born on 27 Jun 1886. He died on 11 Dec 1937.
  F ii Callie Mae SLOCUM was born in Dec 1888. She died after Sep 1918.
  M iii Jessie James SLOCUM was born on 29 Jul 1891.
  M iv William Wesley "Bill" SLOCUM was born on 15 Jan 1898. He died on 15 Apr 1969.

John Carroll SLOCUM [Parents] 1, 2 was born in 1864 1, 3 in Arkansas 1. He died on 9 Mar 1928 3, 4 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 4. He was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. John married 3 Ella Emma MEARS 3, 7, 8 on 13 Feb 1887 5, 6.

Member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas.  Left church in July 1881 [Mt. Olive Church records, pp. 53, 67].

Ella Emma MEARS [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born on 25 Aug 1867 1, 3, 4 in Fountain Hill, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2, 3, 4. She died on 22 Jul 1940 1, 5 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 5. She was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. Ella married 1 John Carroll SLOCUM 7, 8 on 13 Feb 1887 4, 6.

They had the following children.

  F i
Mary A. SLOCUM 1 was born in Dec 1888 1 in Arkansas 1.
  F ii Reola Clausel SLOCUM was born on 27 Dec 1888. She died on 24 Dec 1958.
  M iii John Luther SLOCUM was born on 27 May 1892. He died on 8 May 1921.
  M iv
Wiley M. SLOCUM 1, 2 was born on 22 Feb 1893 1, 2 in Arkansas 1. He died on 10 Oct 1967 2 in Hamburg, Ashely Co., Arkansas 3. He was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.

From Wiley's 1917 WW I Registration Card he is described as tall and slender with blue eyes and black hair.  At this time he resides in Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas, where he is employed as a farmer working for his father.

1958:  residing in Lake Village, Chicot Co., Arkansas.

-Obituary excerpt from the "Arkansas Gazette" dated October 12, 1967
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Wiley M. Slocum, aged 72, of Hamburg died Tuesday. He was a retired carpenter and millwright, a veteran of World War I and a Baptist.
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  M v Floyd Calvin SLOCUM was born on 21 Jan 1897. He died on 16 Nov 1981.
  F vi Elsie Verna SLOCUM was born on 9 Dec 1898. She died on 20 Jan 1971.
  F vii Christola SLOCUM was born on 27 Aug 1899. She died on 11 Aug 1983.
  M viii
Nelson Miles SLOCUM 1 was born on 9 Oct 1902 1, 2. He died in Apr 1982 2 in Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.

1958, 1967, 1981:  residing in Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

  F ix Living.
  M x
Clinton Garner SLOCUM 1, 2 was born on 6 Aug 1908 1, 2 in Arkansas 1. He died on 7 Sep 1987 2 in Little Rock, Pulaski Co., Arkansas. He was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.

1958:  residing in Lakeport, Illinois.
1967:  residing in Alabama.
1981:  residing in Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

Obituary from the "Ashley County Ledger" dated September 9, 1987
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   Clinton G. Slocum, aged 79, of Hamburg, died Monday, September 7, 1987, at the V. A. Hospital in Little Rock. Mr. Slocum was a native of Ashley County, a retired construction worker, and a Baptist. He was a veteran of World War II, a Mason, and a member of the Eastern Star.
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James M. THOMAS 1, 2 was born on 18 Jan 1866 2 in Arkansas 2. He died on 29 Aug 1950 3. He was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. James married Georgia A. SLOCUM 4 on 10 Jan 1886 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

Georgia A. SLOCUM [Parents] 1 was born on 25 Feb 1869 1, 2, 3 in Arkansas 1, 2. She died on 7 Apr 1941 3. She was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. Georgia married James M. THOMAS 2, 4 on 10 Jan 1886 4 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 4.

They had the following children.

  F i Georgia Elizabeth "Lizzie" THOMAS was born in Apr 1889.
  M ii William James THOMAS was born in Mar 1889.
  F iii
Bruxie THOMAS 1, 2 was born on 11 Mar 1891 1 in Arkansas 1. She died on 11 Sep 1903 2. She was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.

From the September 24, 1903, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Brooksie Thomas, second daughter of Mr. J. M. Thomas, died of congestion after only three days of suffering. (Berea)"
  F iv Lula THOMAS was born in Mar 1893.
  M v Living.

George W. SLOCUM [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 19 Nov 1887 1, 3 in Arkansas 1. He died in Oct 1972 3 in Bastrop, Morehouse Pa., Louisiana 3. George married Maude STANDARD 4 on 14 Mar 1909 4 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 4.

From the March 18, 1909, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Married, Sunday the 14th, at three o’clock PM, at the residence of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Standard, Mr. George Slocum and Miss Maude Standard, Rev. A.J. Fawcett officiating. Mr. Slocum is a teacher in a school near Crossett, a splendid young man. His bride is worthy of the groom in every way, a young lady of many charming traits of character."

In 1910 George and family resided in Longview Twp, Ashley Co., Arkansas, where he was a clerk in a commissary.
In 1920 George and family resided in Parkdale, Ashley Co., Arkansas, where he was a merchant in a general store.
In 1930 George and family resided in Morehouase Pa., Louisiana, where he was managing a retail store.

Maude STANDARD [Parents] 1 was born about 1890 2 in Arkansas 2. Maude married George W. SLOCUM 3, 4 on 14 Mar 1909 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

They had the following children.

  M i Living.
  F ii
Hazel Berneice SLOCUM 1 was born on 2 Sep 1915 1. She died on 22 Oct 1919 1, 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. She was buried in Parkdale Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

John Francis JARVIS [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3 was born on 9 Jan 1884 2, 4 in Arkansas 2. He died on 16 Jun 1951 4, 5 in Brazoria Co., Texas 5. He was buried in Antioch Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 4. John married Callie Mae SLOCUM on 24 Dec 1905 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

From John's 1918 WW I Draft Registration Card, he is noted as being of medium height and build and having brown eyes and brown hair.  At this time he resides in Morehouse Pa., Louisiana.

Callie Mae SLOCUM [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born in Dec 1888 1 in Arkansas 1. She died after Sep 1918 2. Callie married John Francis JARVIS on 24 Dec 1905 3 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 3.

From the February 1, 1906, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Mr. and Mrs. John Jarvis visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Slocum."


Carroll Francis SLOCUM [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 27 Jun 1886 1, 3 in Arkansas 1. He died on 11 Dec 1937 3, 4 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 4. He was buried in Lakewood Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. Carroll married Bessie SPENCER 5 on 5 May 1909 5 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 5.

From the May 6, 1909, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Mr. Carroll Slocum, of Pine Prairie, and Miss Bessie Spencer, Hamburg, were united in marriage in the presence of quite a few friends and neighbors at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.Z. Spencer, yesterday afternoon, by Rev. A.J. Fawcett."

Bessie SPENCER [Parents] 1 was born about 1896 2 in Alabama 2. Bessie married Carroll Francis SLOCUM 3, 4 on 5 May 1909 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  M ii Wilson SLOCUM was born in 1916. He died in 1959.
  F iii Geraldine SLOCUM was born in 1919. She died in 1956.

William Wesley "Bill" SLOCUM [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 15 Jan 1898 1, 3, 4 in Arkansas 1. He died on 15 Apr 1969 4 in Columbia, Caldwell Pa., Louisiana 4. Bill married 5 Sallie UNKNOWN before Sep 1918 3.

From William's 1918 WW I Registration Card he is described as tall with a medium build and having blue eyes and brown hair.  At this time he resides on RFD 2, Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas, where he is farming.

Living.


Jessie James SLOCUM [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 29 Jul 1891 1, 2 in Mist, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1, 2. Jessie married Bonnie J. UNKNOWN about 1920 3, 4.

From Jessie's 1917 WW I Registration Card, he is noted as being of medium height and build with blue eyes and light brown hair.  At this time he resides in Mist, Ashley Co., Arkansas, where he is self-employed as a farmer.

Living.

They had the following children.

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

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