Polk County

Lower Big Fork Cemetery, Big Fork, Arkansas

Lower Big Fork Cemetery, Big Fork, Arkansas

Location & Information Highway 8 East from Mena to State Highway 370, Turn Left on Polk 667 before Opal.Pt NW of Section 28, Township 2 South, Range 28 WestParcel # 775-0025 Internments Standridge, Harold Henderson: b. 5/10/1931, Opal, Polk, AR d. 7/12/1980, Sierra Vista, AZ Wife, Dorcas Margo Savage; Father: Monroe Cleveland Standridge; Mother: Ora Ethel Howell Submitted by Robert Perry

Lone Valley Cemetery, Hatfield, Arkansas

Lone Valley Cemetery, Hatfield, Arkansas

Location & Information Four miles Southeast of Hatfield on Six Mile Road (Polk 34) just after McDaniel Chicken Farm on right. Section 29, Township 3 South, Range 31 West Parcel # In this cemetery on 7/24/1983 there are eighty-two visible graves which are either unmarked or the markers are not legible. The Six Mile Road (Polk 34) is important as it is the only approach to this cemetery. It is also interesting to note, to the observing motorist, that this road forks one mile west of the cemetery, forming two roads, each the Six Mile Road. The north fork intersects …

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Polk County from the 1854 Colton Railroad and Township Map

Little Africa or Piney Cemetery, Nunley, Arkansas

Location & Information One mile South of Nunley, North of bluff that overlooks Board Camp Creek. The writer had stated Board Camp Creek; however, where the writer located the Cemetery this is really Wolf Creek. You would turn right on Polk 56 and stay straight on Polk 57. ? Section 35, Township 2 South, Range 30 West or Section 2, Township 3 South, Range 30 West ? Parcel # Frank Hill, the Allens, The Moores, the Will Rays, Bob Gray, the widow Bimer and her three small children, Aunt Becky, Aunt Fanny, Nelse Ray, Cicero and Aunt Cush were some …

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Polk County from the 1854 Colton Railroad and Township Map

Little Cemetery, Rich Mountain, Arkansas

Location & Information Two and one-half miles West of Rich Mountain on Highway 270-59 SW 1/4, Section 26, Township 1 North, Range 32 West Not on the Polk County, Arkansas Tax Roll Latitude: 344253NLongitude: 0942220WElevation in Feet: 2425Government Map: Rich Mountain North of the railroad and Big Creek, around the bend, past two houses, now standing, is an old wagon road that goes up the south side of Blackfork Mountain to the Sam Little place. On top of the mountain and to the left a few hundred yards is the Little Cemetery, which contains nine graves. There are only two …

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Liberty Cemetery, Board Camp, Arkansas

Liberty Cemetery, Board Camp, Arkansas

Location & Information About two miles Northwest of Board Camp, Left on Polk 660 off of Highway 8 East, left on Polk 657, right on Polk 63, Left on Polk 59, cemetery on right W/2, SE, NW, Section 21, Township 2 South, Range 29 West Parcel # 2216 Liberty is one of the older cemeteries in Polk County. It is located in the Crystal Hill Community. There were two graves herein 1867 when a wagon train, lead by Jason Harrison, stopped in this area, due to illness of the travelers. The grandchildren of Jason Harrison, seven year old, Marry Harris, …

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Ouachita Cemetery, Opal, Arkansas

Ouachita Cemetery, Opal, Arkansas

AKA Lambert-Jackson Cemetery Location & Information Five miles North of Opal. Opal is twelve miles East of Mena on Highway 370, Left on Polk 67, Left @ “T”, on Right about one-half mile. NW, Section 2, Township 2 South, Range 28 West Parcel # 655-0100 This cemetery covers about one-half acre of land. A fence completely surrounds it. There are probably many graves here, but only twenty one tombstones with names and dates were found. An historical family cemetery since 1856. All burials reserved for only descendants and spouses of Almon and Sara Guinn, Enoch and Newrany Guinn Wimberly, and …

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Jackson Cemetery, Cove, Arkansas

Location & Information About three miles North of Cove off Highway 71 and about one-half mile West (Polk 25) of Highway 71 on land owned by Richard and Faye Davis (2/26/1984) Township 3 South, Range 32 West Parcel # ? There are no tombstones in this cemetery, but the following inscriptions are carved on field rocks and are very legible as of 2/26/1984. There appears to be four or maybe five other graves here, but they are not marked in any way. Richard Davis has lived on this land over fifty years and to his knowledge, no one has ever …

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Polk County from the 1854 Colton Railroad and Township Map

Howard Cemetery, Howard Community, Rich Mountain, Arkansas

Location & Information Six miles west of Rich Mountain on Highway 270-59 upon the high hill just East of the Howard Community SE 1/4, Section 31, Township 1 North, Range 32 West Not on the Polk County, Arkansas Tax Roll There were no railroads, no church cemeteries in the days when people first came to this valley. There were no funeral homes, no neighbors helped neighbors when a loved one died. When there was a death, the burial was the next day. When John Robert Little, the uncle of Bessie Gilbert, died he left his widow, Lillie, and four children. …

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Holly Grove Cemetery, Grannis, Arkansas

Holly Grove Cemetery, Grannis, Arkansas

Location & Information Five and one-third miles East of Grannis on Frachiseur RoadSW, NE, Section 23, Township 6 South, Range 31 WestParcel # 9152 The Holly Grove Community had tried for years to purchase from Dierks/Weyerhasuser Co., land adjacent to the church on the West, for a cemetery. Each office referred the proposition to a higher office, until 1972, when they were told that the company elected to sell no land. Friday, July 7, of that year, Mrs. Susanna (Anner) Frachiseur, wife of Jim A. Frachiseur, and mother of eight sons, most of whom lived in the community, died. Still …

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