Powhatan was the chief shipping point for a large territory. Please check this link for lots of Lawrence Co.
The first courthouse, completed in 1873, burned in 1885, the foresight of fireproof vaults protected the records, some dating to 1813. In 1837, Smithville became the county seat. Of the first marriage the surviving children other than he whose name initiates this article are: Sterling Price he took part in numerous engagements, including the battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Cargo and passengers arrived and embarked from sternwheelers and keel boats, and crossed the rivers on ferries. I can show your connection and give a Email link back to you so others can know you are working on this family and how you connect. He is the owner of a well improved farm in Grant County and also of a valuable farm property in Roger Mills County, and city property in Enid.
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If copied, this copyright notice must appear with the information. Duke family of Lawrence Co. William Childers likewise was born and reared in Lawrence County, Arkansas, a representative of a sterling pioneer family of that state, and he was long one of the honored and influential citizens of Lawrence County, where he served as county treasurer and for two years in the dual office of sheriff and tax collector. In the public schools of his native county Charles 0.
As a public official Hon. Long before Powhatan was incorporated as a town, the area was occupied by Osage Indians.
In the Fifth Legislature Mr. During the session of the Fourth Legislature he was chairman of the Coinmitteo on Levees, Ditches, Drains and Irrigation; was the author of the law that substituted electrocution for hanging in this state, and of the bill that was enacted and provides for and authorizes the organization of farmers' mutual insurance companies.
E-Mail address is hard enough to keep up. In 1912 Mr. It is next insisted that the assignment in question is an attempt to divide or transfer to plaintiffs a part only of an entire demand, without the consent of defendant, and that, therefore, the theory adopted by the court in trying the case was erroneous.
Childers has given most loyal and effective service both in Arkansas and Oklahoma, in which latter state ho represented Garfield County in both the Fourth and Fifth General Assemblies of the Legislature.
At the completion of the Iron Mountain Railroad, the county seat responsibilities were shared by Powhatan, for the western county seat, and Walnut Ridge for the eastern county seat.
Arkansas on Bill Couch Server. Lawrence County was named for Captain James Lawrence, a naval commander who was killed in the War of 1812.
Neighboring Counties: The Fry Family of Lawrence Co. The period after 1869 was one of rapid growth and community development. Mollie Coffman.