Location: Union County AR

Phidelphia Cemetery, El Dorado, Union, Arkansas

11 miles on Highway 15 East, turn S E, 1½ miles to Church and Cemetery. Gravestones Canvassed, 20 Nov. 1960, by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, El Dorado, Branch, Genealogical Committee. BEZONI Fred, b. 22 June 1884, d. 12 Oct. 1913. He was a Mason member. FELDMANN Alice, b. 12 Apr. 1904, d. 5 July 1906. Dau. of John Jacob Feldmann & Pinkie Rugg. John Jacob, b. 22 Feb. 1867, d. 9 Aug. 1919. Husband of Pinkie Rugg. Orrell Robertson, b. 30 Nov. 1912, d. 12 Jan. 1959. Pinkie Rugg, b. 18 Sept. 1872, d. 14 Sept.

Pleasant Grove Methodist Cemetery, El Dorado, Union, Arkansas

11 Miles southwest on Highway 15 from El Dorado, Union, Arkansas. Gravestone canvassed, 25 June 1960, by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, El Dorado Branch, Genealogical Committee. COTTRELL David Monroe, b. 20 Oct. 1885, d. 20 May 1946. David Monroe, d. 19 Nov. ae. 6 yrs. John Wayne, b. 16 Dec. 1942, d. 19 Dec. 1942.  Son of J.W. and Polly Cottrell. GIBSON Lela Mitchell, b. 21 Sept. 1910, d. 11 June 1946. GOZA Robert “Sid”, b. 30 Oct. 1901, d. 17 Jan. 1953. GRIFFIN E. L., b. 16 Dec. 1906, d. 31 Dec. 1946. GRESHAM John

Slave Narrative of Josephine Ames

Interviewer: Parnella Anderson Subject: Early Days in Caledonia—Early days in El Dorado Ah wuz bo’n de first year niggers wuz free. Wuz born in Caledonia at de Primm place. Mah ma belonged tuh George Thompson. After mah ma died ah stayed wid de Wommacks, a while. Aftuh dat mah pa taken me home. Pa’s name wuz Jesse Flueur. Ah worked lak er slave. Ah cut wood, sawed logs, picked 400 pounds uv cotton evah day. Ah speck ah married de first time ah wuz about fo’teen years ole. Ah been mahrid three times. All mah husband’s is daid. Ole man

Slave Narrative of Katie Arbery

Interviewer: Mrs. Bernice Bowden Person Interviewed: Katie Arbery Location: 815 W. Thirteenth, Pine Bluff, Arkansas Age: 80 “I am eighty years old. My name ‘fore I was a Arbery was Baxter. My mother was a Baxter. Born in Union County. “My mother’s first people was Baxter and my grandmother was a Baxter and they just went by that name; she never did change her name. “The boss man—that was what they called our master—his name was Paul McCall. He was married twice. His oldest son was Jim McCall. He was in the War. Yes ma’am, the Civil War. “Paul McCall

Slave Narrative of Cora Armstrong

Interviewer: Parnella Anderson, colored Location: Union County, Arkansas Ex-Slave And Riddles “I was born in the Junction city community and belonged to the Cooks. I was ten years old at surrender. Mother and father had 12 children and we lived in a one room log cabin and cooked on a fireplace and oven. Mos and Miss Cook did not allow ma and pa to whip me. When ever I do something and I knew I was going to get a whipping I would make it to old Miss. She would keep me from getting that whipping. I was a devilish

Slave Narrative of Mose Banks

Interviewer: Pernella M. Anderson Person Interviewed: Mose Banks Location: Douglas Addition, El Dorado, Arkansas Age: 69 “My name is Mose Banks and I am sixty-nine years old. I was born in 1869. I was born four years after freedom but still I was a slave in a way. My papa stayed with his old miss and master after freedom until he died and he just died in 1918, so we all stayed with him too. I had one of the best easiest times in my life. My master was name Bob Stevenson and he was a jewel. Never meaned us,

Union County, Arkansas Census

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Three Creeks Cemetery, El Dorado, Arkansas

A cemetery transcription of the Three Creeks Cemetery in El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas. 15 miles S. W. on Highway 15, ½ mile S. from El Dorado, Union, Arkansas. Gravestones Canvassed, 25 June 1960, by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, El Dorado Branch, Genealogical Committee. ALDERSON Bathurst C., b. 18 Jan. 1812, d. 1 Nov. 1892. BAILEY Floyd O’neal, b. 4 Apr. 1944, d. 27 July 1945. BRITT W. E., b. 25 Nov. 1858, d. 24 Feb. 1930. Husband of Turie A. Jean. BROWN Artemas, b. 19 May 1823, d. 6 Apr. 1873. Daniel F., b. 6

Tatum Cemetery, El Dorado, Arkansas

A cemetery transcription of the Tatum Cemetery in El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas. 1½ miles south of Wilmington Landing. Gravestones Canvassed, November 1959, by Wade Tatum – non-member. Submitted to Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, El Dorado, Genealogical Committee. MCDANIELS Crowell Wright, b. 15 Mar. 1882, d. 10 July 1888. Child of T. T. & M. E. McDaniels. TATUM B. F., Jr., b. 9 Jan. 1849, d. 16 Jan. 1879. B. F., Sr., b. 6 Aug. 1815, d. 9 Oct. 1896. Mother, Rebecca Tatum. Husband of S. M. Tatum. Rebecca, b. before 1800, d. after 1838. Birth