Selected Families and Individuals


Living.

Living [Parents].

Other marriages:
Living

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  F ii Living.

Eugene Frank "Frank" ADAIR 1, 2 was born 2 about 1892 in Arkansas. Frank married Bertha CHAMBERS 1.

Bertha CHAMBERS [Parents] 1 was born 2 about 1895 in Arkansas. She died in 1960 3. Bertha married Eugene Frank ADAIR "Frank" 1, 2.

They had the following children.

  F i Bernice A. ADAIR was born about 1913. She died on 8 Sep 2004.
  M ii Thomas Franklin ADAIR was born about 1914. He died in Oct 1976.

Living.

Living [Parents].

They had the following children.

  M i Living.

Bessie UNKNOWN was born 1 about 1874 in Arkansas.

She had the following children.

  M i Living.

John Charles WISNER Sr. [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 3 Jul 1889 3 in Arkansas 3. He died 2 on 7 Dec 1954 3 in Dermott, Chicot Co., Arkansas 3. He was buried 2 in Dermott City Cemetery, Chicot Co., Arkansas. Charlie married Ethel SLOCUM on 12 Jul 1912 4.

Other marriages:
STONE, Helen Elizabeth

Obituary excerpt
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J. C. Wisner, 65, Dies Unexpectedly At His Home Here
   John Charles Wisner Sr., 65, resident of Dermott for the past 29 years, died unexpected at this home here about 11:30 Tuesday night.
   Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at the Dermott Baptist Church, with the Rev. E. T. Carruth, pastor, officiating.  Burial was in the Dermott Cemetery by Downey Funeral Home.
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Ethel SLOCUM [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 15 Oct 1889 1, 3, 4 in Arkansas 1. She died on 5 Jul 1923 3, 5. She was buried in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3, 6. Ethel married John Charles WISNER Sr. "Charlie" on 12 Jul 1912 7.

From the August 20, 1908, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Miss Ethel Slocum of Portland is visiting her aunt, Mrs. F.M. Slocum."

From the April 1, 1909, "Ashley County Eagle":
"Miss Ether Slocum of Berea visited her aunt, Mrs. Ida Slocum."

They had the following children.

  M i
Bruce WISNER 1 was born on 19 Jun 1913 1. He died on 7 Jan 1973 1, 2 in Nueces Co., Texas 2.

1954:  residing in Robestown, Texas.
1972:  residing in Corpus Christi, Texas.

  M ii Ben Bruin WISNER was born on 19 Nov 1915. He died on 23 Dec 1942.

George Daniel "Dan" YELVINGTON [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born 3, 4, 5, 6 on 22 Aug 1887 in Arkansas. He died 5, 7 on 2 Aug 1977 in Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas. Dan married 2, 8 Mary Francis MOORE on 16 Jul 1923.

- 1910 Census:  single and living with his uncle, George T. Riley
- From Dan's 1917 WW I Registration Card, he is noted as being "tall and slender with blue eyes and auburn hair." At this time he resided in Fountain Hill, and worked in Trafalgar as a timber worker for G. B. Williams. (See the "scrapbook" link with the multi-media edition of this report).
- 1920 Census:  age 34, single and living with parents in White Township, Ashley Co., Arkansas
- 1930 Census:  residing on Settlement Rd, NE of Fountain Hill in White Township
- 1957:  residing in Hamburg, Ashley County, Arkansas.

Mary Francis MOORE [Parents] 1, 2 was born 1, 3 on 1 Jul 1898 in Mississippi. She died 3, 4, 5 on 5 Nov 1974 in Helena, Phillips Co., Arkansas. Mary married 1, 2 George Daniel YELVINGTON "Dan" 2, 6 on 16 Jul 1923.

Obituary published in the 14 Nov 1974 edition of the Ashley County Ledger.

They had the following children.

  M i Leland L. YELVINGTON was born on 22 Apr 1924. He died on 18 Jul 1981.
  F ii Living.
  F iii Living.

Thomas Odis "Tom" YELVINGTON [Parents] 1, 2 was born 3, 4, 5 on 9 Feb 1901 in Ashley Co., Arkansas. He died 2, 4, 6 on 10 Nov 1982 in Malvern, Hot Spring Co., Arkansas. Tom married 2, 7 Nellie BRYANT 2, 7 on 3 Mar 1929.

1920:  residing with oldest brother, Samuel Wesley Yelvington, in Delta Co., Texas.
1930:  residing in Magnet, Hot Spring Co., Arkansas (US Census)
1930:  residing in "Remmel Dam" (state unknown) ("Reflections of Ashley County", p. 435)
Jan 1957:  residing in Benton, Arkansas.

Nellie BRYANT 1, 2 was born 1, 3, 4 on 15 Jan 1909 in Hot Spring Co., Arkansas. She died 3 in May 1984 in Malvern, Hot Spring Co., Arkansas. Nellie married 1, 2 Thomas Odis YELVINGTON "Tom" 2, 5 on 3 Mar 1929.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.

John RODGERS [Parents] 1 was born 2 in Mississippi. He died 1 about 1864. John married Elmira Elizabeth FRANKLIN 3.

Killed serving with the Confederate Army during the Civil War. (Reflections of Ashley County, p. 377).

Elmira Elizabeth FRANKLIN [Parents] 1 was born on 16 Jul 1837 3 in Alabama 2. She died on 13 Jul 1919 3. She was buried in Coleman, Texas 3. Elmira married John RODGERS 4.

Other marriages:
MCDOUGALD, Jacob M.

September 1867:  called for a letter of dismission from the Mt. Olive Church near Berea, Ashley Co., Arkansas [Mt. Olive Church records].

They had the following children.

  M i James Henry "Jim" RODGERS was born on 6 Sep 1860. He died on 7 Mar 1886.

Eurich LINDER was born 1 about 1805 in North Carolina. He died 2 on 22 Jul 1892. Eurich married Louise UNKNOWN.

Louise UNKNOWN died 1 in 13 Aug 18X4. Louise married Eurich LINDER.

They had the following children.

  M i Francis Marion "Tobe" LINDER was born on 28 Nov 1858. He died on 20 Dec 1899.

Charles Francis "Charlie" CARPENTER [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 22 Jul 1892 in Berea, Ashley Co., Akansas. He died 2, 3 on 19 Dec 1987 in Ashley Co., Arkansas. Charlie married 1 Lydia Anna LINDER on 14 Apr 1918 in Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

From Charlie's 1917 WW I Registration Card, he is described as having "medium height and build" with "blue eyes and dark brown hair."  At this time, he was working as a Clerk for H. D. Carpenter and Sons in Hamburg, Arkansas.  (See the "scrapbook" link with the multi-media version of this report).

Obituary published in the 23 Dec 1987 edition of the Ashley County Ledger.

Lydia Anna LINDER [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 14 Jun 1899 in Berea, Ashley Co., Akansas. She was baptized in Aug 1909 3 in Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. She died 2 on 27 Feb 1980 in Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas. Lydia married 2 Charles Francis CARPENTER "Charlie" on 14 Apr 1918 in Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

Obituary published in the 6 Mar 1980 edition of the Ashley County Ledger.  

They had the following children.

  M i Charles Francis CARPENTER Jr. was born on 19 Sep 1920. He died on 2 Oct 1954.
  M ii Living.
  M iii Robert Allen CARPENTER was born on 22 Nov 1929. He died on 7 Mar 1999.

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