Buffalo Cemetery, Cove, Arkansas

Location Information
Two Miles West of Cove
Township South, Range West
Parcel # ?
Latitude: 342527N
Longitude: 0942642W
Elevation in Feet: 988
Government Map: Mena

R.D. Winton donated three acres of land for this cemetery. It was part of his original homestead. There was a large settlement near where the cemetery is located in the late 1800’s.

There are about fifty unnamed and or unmarked graves in this cemetery.

  • Beckes, C R – 1891-1964
  • Beckes, Ina – 1890-1980
  • Coleman, John Douglas – 9/15/1958 (69 years 9 months 13 days)
  • Cunningham, Georgia Anne – 1874-1914
  • Forehand, Infant – b&d 10/5/1896 (Son of J M & M)
  • Fortner, John Wilburn – 1885 -1962
  • Fortner, Nettie F. – 1887 – 1973
  • Fortner, Bennie W. – 12/3/1882 – 11/15/1906 (son of W E)
  • Fortner, Annie – 9/22/1889 – 12/31/1900
  • Fortner, Margaret – 1/8/1856 – 4/23/1914
  • Fortner, Jasper – 10/4/1852 – 2/26/1911
  • Fortner, Infant – B & D 9/1921 (son of H. H. and Betty)
  • Fortner, Albert – 2/9/1894 – 9/18/1894 (son of Robert and Mary B.)
  • Fortner, Robert – 12/16/1857 – 11/26/1937
  • Fortner, Mary B. – 8/28/1866 – 12/1/1920
  • Fortner, Robert – B & D 1906 (son of Robert)
  • Goff, D. C. (Child) – d 2/1896 (tombstone is broken)
  • Green, Elisabeth – 4/21/1819-8/28/1913 (This tombstone has been broke & repaired, but is now broken again)
  • Green, G. D. – 1873-8/1900 (Husband of C L)
  • Gorss, Hubert – 5/6/1896 (son of G A & P C) (Last name not clear)
  • Hill, Alex – 11/5/1898-10/1900 (Son of F T & J L)
  • Hill, Frances – 10/1867-8/1894
  • Hollingsworth, Mary A – 6/1845-9/1914 (Wife of Rev T M)
  • Lambert, Grady W. – 10/9/1910 – 1/16/1977 (Tec 5 U S Army WWII)
  • Lambert, Farris F. – 1873 -1952
  • Lambert, Alice C. – 1878 -1936
  • Mathney, (or Malheny) J C 5/28/1939 (67 years old)
  • Maybeary, Wm E – 2/1895-9/1896 (Son of Mr. and Mrs. W.D)
  • Mayo, E. A. (Elder) – 10/6/1830 – 2/18/1897
  • Mayo, Delany – 8/13/1827 – 6/1/1899
  • Mayo, Baby of G.B. & F.E.) B & D 12/21/1889
  • Mayo, Infant – D 1887 (name and ate of birth is not legible, tombstone has been badly repaired)
  • Mayo, Dewey E. – B & D 1907 (child of G.B. and F.E.)
  • McClain, Ida – 1875-1915
  • McClain, Sherman – 1870-1915
  • McNutt, Joseph I 1862-1925
  • Mills, Oscar – 9/12/1898 – 10/18/1976
  • Mills, Edwin E. – 7/2/1937 – 5/11/1956
  • Mills, Callie – 11/21/1905 – 10 /27/1977
  • Mills, Charles S. – 12/3/1935 – 12/6/1935
  • Ricketts, Hanna J. – 10/31/1842 – 10/27/1922
  • Swaty, Infant – b&d 9/1904 (Son of Mr. & Mrs. D. R.)
  • Taphorn, John A. – 1/28/1873 – 3/15/1919 (Woodmen of the World Tombstone)
  • Turner, Infant 1905-1906 (daughter of L E & G L)
  • Turner, Lee 1884-1964
  • Turner, Letton Jewell – 6/1923-2/1924
  • Turner, Lona 1886-1971
  • Ward, Altha V – 5/28/1919-5/3/1959
  • Ward, Infant – died 1937
  • Weatherbee, Docia – 8/3/1959 (79 years 2 months 9 days) (Full name reported by family member as Nancy Theodocia Fortner Weatherbee)
  • Weatherbee, H. H. – 2/18/1940 (29 years) (Full name reported by family member as Harry Herbert)
  • Weatherbee, Howey Lee – 12/22/1902 in Cove, Arkansas – 8/2/1904 in Cove, Arkansas (Real name is Dewey Lee Weatherbee)
  • Weatherbee, J. A. – 11/25/1844 – 1/9/1912 (Full name reported by family member as James Alfred, father of William Jasper and Dewey Lee Weatherbee)
  • Weatherbee, Ruby M – b&d 9/13/1904
  • Weatherbee, Mrs. S. A. – 11/2/1849 – 5/30/1937 (Full name Sofronia Ann Herring Weatherbee, mother of William Jasper and Dewey Lee Weatherbee)
  • Weatherbee, Wm J – 2/22/1879 in Jackson Mississippi – 6/24/1955 in Kansas City, Missouri (76 years 2 months 4 days) (Dates corrected by family member)
  • Williams, Sera – died 1911 (or 1914 – this tombstone is broken and the date is not clear)
  • Winton, R.D. – 1835-7/4/1887 (47 years old)
  • Winton, N. E. – 4/2/1835 – 6/16/1887
  • Winton, Charlie Clarence – 3/29/1897 – 7/23/1897 (son of W. A. and S. D.)
  • Wiseman, & (tombstone is broken, the name and dates are not legible)
  • Wiseman, Dora Alice – 5/8/1870 – 1/1909

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