|Cross County, Arkansas History and Genealogy
73 pages of Cross County history and genealogy including 103 family biographies plus 4 different historical maps featuring the locations of 19 Cross County communities
An informative and historical overview of Cross County, Arkansas including two separate books on one CD which include 4 historical maps (1855, 1895, 1898, and 1915); plus the sections 1890 Goodspeed Publishing Company "Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Cross County, Arkansas" book on CD including 103 family biographies. An important resource for the study and research of Cross County, Arkansas history and genealogy.
This fascinating and detailed CD contains ALL of the following material in two separate books, ALL on one CD:
Section One of two, all on one CD: Maps of Cross County, Arkansas
Included here are the Northeast region of Arkansas sections of 4 different historical maps:
A. A rare 1855 map that shows the Cross County, Arkansas area 7 years before Cross County was created. Cross County was created in 1862.
B. A map of 1895 Cross County showing the locations of 11 different settlements including all of the following: Bay Village * Cherry Valley * Crowleys * Hamlin * Hickory Ridge * Levesque * Parkin * Tilton * Vanndale * Wittsburg * Wynne *
C. A map of 1898 Cross County showing the locations of 17 different settlements including all of the following: Bay Village * Burkes Mill * Cherry Valley * Crowley * Fair Oaks * Hamlin * Hickory Ridge * Hydrick * Langeal * Levesque * Parkin * Smithdale * Tilton * Vanndale * Wade Spur * Wittsburg * Wynne *
D. A map of 1915 Cross County showing the locations of 12 different settlements including all of the following: Birdeye * Cherry Valley * Fair Oaks * Hamlin * Hickory Ridge * Levesque * Parkin * Princedale * Smithdale * Tilton * Vanndale * Wynn *
Section Two of two, all on one CD: The complete 1890 "Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Cross County, Arkansas" by the Goodspeed Publishing Company
This detailed (73 pages in all) book has a large amount of information about Cross County, Arkansas from its earliest settlement up to 1890. This is an exact photo replica of all the pages pertaining to Cross County, Arkansas including all of the historical and biographical information. Included are a total of 103 different family biographies.
Here is just some of the information included:
Cross County Established
Boundaries of Cross County
Cross County Early Settlers and Settlement
First White Settler in Cross County
Cross County Seat Established
Erection of Cross County Court House
Cross County Towns, Villages, Post-Offices: Cherry Valley * Vanndale * Wittsburg * Wynne
Judges and Lawyers
First Legal Execution in Cross County
Martin Mitchell, Desperado
Churches in Cross County
Cross County Schools
Cross County Officials
Lodges and Societies
The Civil War and Cross County
Railroads in Cross County
Cross County Biographical Sketches (54 pages in this section)
Included is a total of 103 Cross County family biographies including each of the following surnames: (Some surnames have multiple biographies) (hundreds of other surnames are also mentioned throughout the text and within these biographies): Allen * Austell * Bailes * Bamson * Bedford * Berry * Block * Brown * Bruner * Bryant * Casbeer * Cobb * Cole * Copland * Daltroff * Ellis * Erwin * Fannin * Faulkner * Fountain * Futrell * Ganley * Gardner * Graham * Griffin * Halk * Hamilton * Hare * Harris * Hinton * Hodge * Hodges * Johnson * Jones * Jordan * Julian * Killough * Lancaster * Levesque * Lewellen * Littlefield * Logan * Lyon * Malone * Martin * May * McElroy * McKie * Mebane * Neely * Oliver * Orr * Phillips * Pierce * Pope * Raulston * Riley * Roberts * Robinson * Rogers * Rolfe * Sigman * Slocum * Smith * Spain * Sparks * Stacy * Stoner * Taylor * Toole * Tyer * Vann * Warren * White * Wilkins * Winters * Wright *
Cross County is located in Northeast Arkansas and is bordered by the following counties: Jackson County, Arkansas * Poinsett County, Arkansas * St. Francis County, Arkansas * Crittenden County, Arkansas * and Woodruff County, Arkansas
Each of the two sections on this CD is in Adobe Acrobat pdf format and requires the free Acrobat Reader program to view. You probably already have this program on your computer but if not, a free copy of the program is included on the CD. Each of the books is designed to look just like a regular book and is bookmarked to move easily and quickly from one section another.