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From: "dortha gamel" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Obits before 1900 for Izard/Baxter counties?
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 15:44:13 -0500
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Pat,I have a list of cemeterys in Independence co ar. there is a Wood cem
in Gainsboro which is not to far from Charlotte Ar. Is this the one you
mean? If so let me know the names you are searching for. Dortha
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pat Brewer" <>
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Sent: Monday, March 09, 2009 1:05 PM
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Obits before 1900 for Izard/Baxter counties?


> Helen,
>
> This is so much more common than we realize. I spent hours a few years
> ago
> walking a remote cemetery in Missouri. I have Death Certificates for 2 of
> my people showing them buried there. No sign of a grave that I can claim
> and
> sadly another case where no one knows who has records or if there ever
> were
> any.
>
> Also there in Arkansas I have graves but no headstones so I can only guess
> where the graves might be. It's a little country cemetery called Woods
> Graveyard, at least on the Death Certificates. Was out near Charlotte I
> believe. I know I'll never find it again by myself.
>
> But Helen you are a sweet kind person to do all that you have. Bless you
> and I hope some of the families will recognize you and your family for
> this.
> Pat
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "jackson family" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Monday, March 09, 2009 11:55 AM
> Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Obits before 1900 for Izard/Baxter counties?
>
>
>> We just restored a cemetery in Ok. there were 32 graves and we only knew
>> of
>> 19 and of that 19 we only know where about half are exactly.
>> Unfortunately
>> they are all marked with just a stone(rock) headstone and footstone. Most
>> everyone who would have know who was buried where have passed on. And the
>> ones remaining just don't remember.
>> My husband and I erected a sign for the cemetery and plan on putting up a
>> plaque in June that will name the people that we know for sure are buried
>> there. Even though we don't know exactly where they are buried at least
>> descendants will know their ancestor is buried within that cemetery
>> fence.
>> I just hope I can somehow figure out the rest of the names(b/4 June) of
>> the
>> people who are buried there.
>> Helen
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Pat Foster" <>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Monday, March 09, 2009 10:38 AM
>> Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Obits before 1900 for Izard/Baxter counties?
>>
>>
>>> Vera, thanks.
>>> They probably didn't have a proper headstone so that makes it really
>>> difficult.
>>> Pat
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: [mailto:]
>>> On
>>> Behalf Of Vera Reeves
>>> Sent: Monday, March 09, 2009 12:35 PM
>>> To:
>>> Subject: [ARIZARD] Obits before 1900 for Izard/Baxter counties?
>>>
>>> Most of the obituaries of the area don't start until 1900 or later.
>>> There were several cemeteries moved when the Norfork Dam was built.
>>> I didn't find either name listed in the Cemetery book.
>>> The Corp made a list of names of the people moved and this list was used
>>> when making the cemetery book of Baxter County.
>>>
>>>>
>>>> My g grandmother, Mary Ann (Blankenship) Green, wife of Marion Green,
>>>> probably died in 1882 or shortly thereafter. Were there newspapers at
>>>> that
>>>> time in the area?
>>>> If so, is anyone working on the obits from those newspapers--the local
>>>> historical societies maybe?
>>>> Marion's 2nd wife, Martha Clementine Ivie (Ivey?) probably died about
>>>> 1891.
>>>> She was probably buried where the lake is now, but does not appear in
>>>> the
>>>> Hand Cemetery listing. Was there another cemetery those graves were
>>>> moved
>>>> to besides Hand?
>>>> Where might an obit for her have appeared for local news?
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Pat
>>>> In Guthrie, OK
>>>>
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