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From: Don Ott <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Bennett's Bayou
Date: Sat, 01 Mar 2008 14:41:35 -0600
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June,
You must be down in the area of Cumi? That is really a nice
area on that side of the lake and not near so much traffic.
Don




At 02:38 PM 01-03-08, you wrote:
>Don we live abt 2 mi from where Bennett's creek runs in to Norfork lake. We
>live on County road 46 . Same road tht used to go to Walker's resort. No
>resort there now but alot of people have built and put trailers down there.
>they have a pretty nice private dock too. We don't fish any more but we went
>up bennette\rs creek to the bridge . June
>
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>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Don Ott" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Saturday, March 01, 2008 12:32 PM
>Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Bennett's Bayou
>
>
> > Sorry, The second stream is Bennett's River not Bennett's Creek.
> > Don
> >
> >
> > At 11:54 AM 01-03-08, you wrote:
> > >Wilma,
> > > 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.
> > >
> > >Don
> > >
> > >
> > >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?
> > > >
> > > >Wilma
> > > >
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