Author: Dennis Partridge

The Saline 1986-2012

The Saline: the quarterly publication of the Saline County History and Heritage Society. The Saline began publishing in 1986 and continued through 2012. It contained family records, public record transcriptions, and other information of interest to those interested in Saline County history and genealogy. This page provides a list of available online issues as well as indices for the entire series.

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1947 Prairie Grove City Directory

In Polk’s 1947 Washington County directory no phone numbers or street addresses were provided. The listings below contains the name of the head of household, and when a name is included between ( ) it represents the given name for the wife of the head of household. This listing provides an idea of the size of the town and the amount of commercial activity it had in 1947.

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Franklin County Arkansas Obituaries

The following are historical obituaries of Franklin County residents. Butler, Amanda Ruth Caire, Joseph Clay, Argus Dee Foster, Guy W Hansberry, Mrs A J Harris, John C Hibbard, Thomas Marshall Hill, Kowanda Hoel, John Jennings,...

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Washington County Company to California

In 1849 the “gold fever” reached the county. and many of the citizens became infected with it. From a letter written in April, 1849, to the Van Buren Intelligencer, the following facts concerning the Washington County company which went to California are gleaned.

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Stark’s Battery

Battery A, First Arkansas Light Artillery Volunteers, known as “Stark’s Battery,” was raised by Denton D. Stark, then adjutant First Arkansas Cavalry. “April 1st the battery was full,” so says the...

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Sale of Fayetteville Lots

The lots were sold chiefly at public sale, A. Whinnery being the auctioneer. These sales in the aggregate amounted to 86,339, of which nearly the whole sum was expended in the erection of public buildings. The following is a...

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Sixteenth Arkansas Confederate Infantry

The Sixteenth Arkansas Confederate Infantry was organized under Gen. McCullough’s order, at Rogers (then Calahan Springs), about the middle of November, 1861, with the following officers, the list being made most complete...

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