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From: Annita Fulton <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Obits before 1900 for Izard/Baxter counties?
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2009 15:49:10 -0500
When the Corps of Engineers goes in and builds dams and floods the area where there's a cemetery, they do keep documents with the names of the graves moved, in their Real Estate Division. The Norfolk Dam documents would be maintained by the Little Rock District. I retired from the Corps Real Estate Division in Omaha a few years ago, but don't believe this policy would have changed. I'm sure you could Google the USACE, Little Rock Real Estate Division for a phone number or address. If you have a problem, let me know and I'll help. Also, isn't Salesville right next to the Dam? I know my Mom's cousins have an annual get-to-gether there, but don't know if there's any town there or not. I only remember the school/church and a small grocery store.
Annita (Taylor) Fulton
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 12:53:44 -0500
> Subject: [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
> If there was a marker of any kind with a name on it, the name would have
> been recorded by the Corp of Engineers. It may have been wooden and over the
> years rotted. Also in one cemetery were I found some of these kind of
> markers there had been a fire. Some were chared and others may have burned.
> I still think if there was a marker when the Corp went in the early 40s
> thier name would have been on a list.
> Since this area was near Fulton County I checked their cemetery book.
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