Selected Families and Individuals


William James THOMAS [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4 was born in Mar 1889 1 in Arkansas 1. William married Carrie UNKNOWN 4 about 1910 4.

Carrie UNKNOWN 1. Carrie married William James THOMAS 1, 2, 3, 4 about 1910 1.

They had the following children.

  M i Living.
  F ii Living.

J. L. STANDARD 1.

He had the following children.

  F i Maude STANDARD was born about 1890.

W. Z. SPENCER 1.

He had the following children.

  F i Bessie SPENCER was born about 1896.

James L. HOLIMON 1 was born in 1885 2, 3 in Arkansas 2. He died in 1973 3. He was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. James married Reola Clausel SLOCUM 1, 4 on 22 Dec 1907 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

Reola Clausel SLOCUM [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 27 Dec 1888 3, 4 in Arkansas 3. She died on 24 Dec 1958 5 in Clarksdale, Coahoma Co., Mississippi 5. She was buried in Promised Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 5. Reola married James L. HOLIMON 1 on 22 Dec 1907 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

From the January 2, 1908, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Mr. James Holliman of Crossett and Miss Reola Slocum of Route 2, were married at the residence of the bride’s father, Mr. J.C. Slocum, the same day. (Dec. 22nd, 1907)."

From the August 8, 1912, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Mrs. Reola Holliman, Crossett, visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Slocum this week."

Newspaper obituary excerpt dated December 27, 1958:
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   Funeral services were held in Clarksdale, Miss., on Friday, December 26, for Mrs. Jim Holiman, aged 69, who died at her home there.  She was a native of Ashley county.  Following funeral services in Clarksdale, the body was taken to
Promised Land, near Hamburg, where additional services were conducted. B urial was in Promised Land Cemetery.
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They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  F ii
Clausel HOLIMON 1, 2 was born in 1914 1 in Arkansas. She died in 1936 1. She was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

Pryor H. WHEAT 1 was born about 1893 1 in Arkansas 1. Pryor married Elsie Verna SLOCUM 1, 2, 3 about 1918 1.

Elsie Verna SLOCUM [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born on 9 Dec 1898 1, 4 in Arkansas 1. She died on 20 Jan 1971 4, 5 in North Crossett, Ashley Co., Arkansas 5. She was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 4. Elsie married Pryor H. WHEAT 2 about 1918 2.

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

-Obituary from the "Arkansas Gazette" dated January 21, 1971
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Mrs. Elsie Mears Wheat, 72, of North Crossett, Wednesday.  Funeral will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Promise Land Baptist Church near here.
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They had the following children.

  F i Dorothy M. WHEAT was born on 16 Jul 1921. She died on 8 Apr 1995.
  M ii
Jack Hunter WHEAT 1, 2 was born on 15 Aug 1923 1, 2 in Arkansas 1. He died on 22 Jan 1992 3. He was buried in Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3.

-Obituary from the "Arkansas Democrat-Gazette" dated January 23, 1992
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Jack Hunter Wheat, 68, of Hamburg, a retired laborer, died Wednesday. Funeral will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday at Jones-Barnett Funeral Home. Burial will be in Promise Land Cemetery. Survivors are a brother, Billy Wheat of Hamburg, and a sister, Dorothy Holland of Crossett.
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  M iii Living.

John Preston CARTER 1, 2 was born on 27 Aug 1880 2. He died on 28 May 1969 2. He was buried in Carter Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. John married Kittie WHEAT 3 on 8 Feb 1909 1 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

Kittie WHEAT [Parents] 1 was born on 1 Mar 1880 1, 2 in Arkansas 1. She died on 29 Mar 1960 2. She was buried in Carter Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Kittie married John Preston CARTER 2, 3 on 8 Feb 1909 3 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 3.

From the February 11, 1909, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Mr. J. Preston Carter and Miss Kittie Wheat were married by Rev. A.J. Fawcett at the residence of Dr. W.H. Lindsey, at 9:30 Monday morning and left on the 10:20 Iron Mountain Train for their honeymoon trip, carrying with them the best wishes of their many friends."


John S. MEARS 1 was born on 4 Jul 1824 1 in North Carolina 1. He died on 7 Sep 1887 1. John married 1 Mary Delitha Ann HAMMOND 1, 2.

Mary Delitha Ann HAMMOND 1, 2 was born on 19 Nov 1827 1, 2 in North Carolina 2. She died on 22 Feb 1896 1, 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Mary married 1 John S. MEARS 1.

They had the following children.

  F i Dorcus Delitha Ann MEARS was born on 16 Jan 1850. She died on 1 Sep 1922.
  F ii Ella Emma MEARS was born on 25 Aug 1867. She died on 22 Jul 1940.

Living.

Living.

They had the following children.

  M i Billy Stanton VEAZEY was born on 19 Jul 1920. He died on 26 Jul 2006.

Walter Guy "Guy" GREEN [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 5 Jan 1887 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Guy married Lula THOMAS 4 on 2 Mar 1909 1, 3 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1, 3.

From the March 4, 1909, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Mr. Guy Green and Miss Lula Thomas of Pine Prairie were united in marriage last Tuesday morning, J.W. Wilcoxon officiating."

From Guy's 1917 WW I Draft Registration Card, he is noted as being of medium height and build with brown eyes and dark brown hair.  At this time he resides in Wilmot, Ashley Co., Arkansas, where he is farming.

Lula THOMAS [Parents] 1 was born in Mar 1893 1 in Arkansas 1. Lula married Walter Guy GREEN "Guy" 2, 4 on 2 Mar 1909 2, 3 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 2, 3.

They had the following children.

  M i Living.

Walter A. GREEN [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4 was born in May 1854 1, 2 in Alabama 1, 2. Walter married Martha V. FRANKLIN "Mattie" 1, 2, 5 on 12 Dec 1878 2, 5 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 5.

Walter was born about 1854.

Martha V. "Mattie" FRANKLIN [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born in Feb 1859 1, 2 in Mississippi 1, 2. Mattie married Walter A. GREEN 1, 2, 4, 5 on 12 Dec 1878 1, 3 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 3.

They had the following children.

  M i
Thomas GREEN 1 was born in Sep 1879 1 in Arkansas 1.

From the January 1, 1914, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Greene visit son Tom Greene at Portland."
  M ii
Alonzo GREEN 1 was born in Jan 1882 1 in Arkansas 1. He died on 10 Dec 1905 2 in Berea, Ashley Co., Akansas 2.

From the December 7, 1905, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Mr. W.A. Greene brought his son Alonzo, home from Beauvoir College , quite sick with pneumonia and swamp fever complications....Little hope for his recovery. Guy Greene is also home during his brother's illness."

From the December 14, 1905, "Ashley County Eagle":
Alonzo, son of Mr. W.A. Greene of Berea, died at one o'clock last Saturday afternoon.  He had been attending Beauvoir College and was brought home by his father a short time before his death.

December 21, 1905, "Ashley County Eagle":
In Memory--Alonzo, second son of Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Greene, died from pneumonia and swamp fever, leaving parents and three brothers so lonely and so sad. Born and spent most of his life in Ashley County - two or three years having been spent in Texas. Baptist Church member. About 24
years old.
  M iii Walter Guy "Guy" GREEN was born on 5 Jan 1887.
  M iv
Edgar GREEN 1 was born in Nov 1889 1 in Arkansas 1.

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