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From: Don Ott <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Bennett's Bayou
Date: Sat, 01 Mar 2008 12:32:51 -0600
Sorry, The second stream is Bennett's River not Bennett's Creek.
At 11:54 AM 01-03-08, you wrote:
> You did not mention who your ancestor was so it is difficult
>for me to look at the details. Bennett's Bayou starts up in Missouri
>near the small town of Egypt Grove in Howell County and comes south
>through Bakersfield, Missouri, to what today is Lake Norfork, It
>crosses the Fulton county north west corner just by a few feet and
>continues in Baxter County, entering Norfork Lake just east of
>Gamaliel. The area today that is called Bennett's Bayou if between
>the Lake and the Missouri line in todays Baxter County. I have not
>tried to follow these early political boundaries.
> I am sure you do not have Bennett's Creek confused with the
>Bayou because you are dealing with political subdivisions. Just for
>your information Bennett's Creek starts up at almost the same
>location in Howell county Missouri, near a small town named Amy.
>Bennett's River comes south through Moody Missouri then crosses into
>Fulton County Arkansas near County Road 12 and goes south west , just
>south of the small town of Vidette. It then enters Lake Norfork in
>Baxter County just across from Gamaliel, close to the same point that
>Bennett's Bayou comes into the lake. I have had opportunity to spend
>quite a bit of time in this very rural farm area since my
>Ott/Marriott lines were there.
>At 11:07 AM 26-02-08, you wrote:
> >Just recently I found one of "my" people in the 1910 census, it was
> >in Bennett's Bayou, Fulton County, AR. Now, I've heard of Bennett's
> >Bayou, Izard Co., but was not aware of the same township in Fulton
> >Co. I got out my map (current one) and cannot find it -- so, I'm
> >wondering, was this one of those times when the county lines
> >changed? The town didn't up and move, just the county line?
> >This family were residents of Marion County in 1860 and 1870 --
> >Union Twp. Then in 1880 it was Water Creek, then in 1900 it was
> >DeSoto Twp. -- so I'm trying to figure out -- did they stay on the
> >same farm, just township names and county line changes, or were they
> >moving about?
> >Any ideas?
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