Selected Families and Individuals


Anderson CAIN [Parents] 1 was born in North Carolina 1. He died about Apr 1865 1. Anderson married 1 Sarah BENSON 1.

Sarah BENSON 1 was born in Alabama 1. She died in 1850 1. Sarah married 1 Anderson CAIN 1.

They had the following children.

  M i Willis A. CAIN was born on 7 Jul 1845.
  F ii Sarah F. "Sallie" CAIN was born in 1851. She died in 1934.

Wiley CAIN 1 was born in Ireland 1. Wiley married 1 Sarah UNKNOWN 1.

Sarah UNKNOWN 1 was born in Ireland 1. Sarah married 1 Wiley CAIN 1.

They had the following children.

  M i Anderson CAIN died about Apr 1865.

Willis A. CAIN [Parents] 1 was born on 7 Jul 1845 1 in Marion, Perry Co., Alabama 1. Willis married Alice HOLLOWAY 1 in 1874 1.

1890:  residing in Portland, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

Alice HOLLOWAY 1. Alice married Willis A. CAIN 1 in 1874 1.


Joshua CONE [Parents] 1 was born 1 about 1818 in Alabama. He died in 1877 2 in Bearhouse Twp, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Joshua married Elizabeth CHANDLER 2 about 1857 2.

Other marriages:
DEAN, Lucinda

Elizabeth CHANDLER 1. Elizabeth married Joshua CONE 2 about 1857 1.


Wyler Thomas BAKER [Parents] 1, 2 was born in 1857 3. He died in 1937 3. Wyler married 1 Georgia Ann CONE 1, 4.

Georgia Ann CONE [Parents] 1, 2 was born about 1860 1 in Arkansas 1. Georgia married 2 Wyler Thomas BAKER 2, 3.


Jessie H. CONE [Parents] 1, 2 was born about 1866 1 in Arkansas 1. Jessie married 2 Annie EDWARDS 2.

Annie EDWARDS 1. Annie married 1 Jessie H. CONE 1, 2.


Joseph M. HOLLIMAN 1. Joseph married 1 Cumi Fatama CONE 1, 2.

Cumi Fatama CONE [Parents] 1, 2 was born about 1869 1 in Arkansas 1. Cumi married 2 Joseph M. HOLLIMAN 2.


George Washington CONE [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born on 27 Oct 1826 1 in Conecuh Co., Alabama 1. He died on 15 Jun 1897 4 in Snyder, Ashley Co., Arkansas 4. George married 5 Laura E. FOREMAN 3, 5.

George was counted in a census 2 in 1860 in Bearhouse TS, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

Other marriages:
SERMON, Matilda
RAGAN, Elizabeth

From the June 24, 1897, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Mr. G.W. Cone, 70, died at Snyder last Tuesday. He was born in Conecuh Co. Ala., on Oct. 27th, 1826; Baptist."

Laura E. FOREMAN 1, 2 was born about 1839 2 in North Carolina 2. Laura married 1 George Washington CONE 2, 3, 4.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  F ii Living.

William BAILEY 1 was born in England 1.

Native of England, was forced into the army during the Revolution, but deserted and joined the American army.  After the war he was afraid to return to England, and made his home in Georgia.  [Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas, Chapter 31, Ashley Co., (Chicago: The Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1890), p. 896.]

He had the following children.

  F i Sarah BAILEY was born in 1783. She died in 1867.

John B. FRANKLIN [Parents] 1 was born on 28 Jun 1849 1, 2 in Mississippi 1. He died on 2 Apr 1893 2 in Bearhouse Twp, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. He was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. John married Nancy Malinda CONE "Malinda" 5 on 12 Feb 1873 1, 4 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 4.

Other marriages:
PIERCE, Lukie
STRAUGHN, Henrietta J.

John and wife Nancy joined Mt. Olive Baptist Church "by letter" on 26 July 1879 [Mt. Olive Church Records, p. 65].

From the April 6, 1893, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Mr. John Franklin of Bearhouse died at his home on March 26th, 1893, of pneumonia".  [Note the death date on his headstone is April 2, 1893].

Nancy Malinda "Malinda" CONE [Parents] 1 was born on 11 Feb 1853 1, 2 in Alabama 1. She died on 14 Aug 1883 2, 3. She was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. Malinda married John B. FRANKLIN 3 on 12 Feb 1873 3, 4 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 4.

They had the following children.

  M i
Alvin L. FRANKLIN 1 was born on 15 Dec 1873 1. He died on 8 Nov 1878 1.
  M ii
Oliver D. FRANKLIN 1 was born on 24 Sep 1875 1. He died on 19 Aug 1881 1.
  M iii
David E. FRANKLIN 1 was born on 25 Feb 1877 1. He died on 24 Sep 1879 1.
  iv
Ida M. FRANKLIN 1 was born on 28 Jul 1878 1. Ida was baptized in Aug 1891 2 in Central Baptist Church, Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.
  M v
George A. FRANKLIN 1 was born on 10 Mar 1880 1.
  F vi
Eva M. FRANKLIN 1 was born on 11 Jul 1882 1. She was baptized in 1895 2 in Central Baptist Church, Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.

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