Columbia County, Arkansas History and Biographical Sketches


Columbia County, located on the Louisiana border in southern Arkansas, was created in 1853. This volume was originally published by Goodspeed Publishing in 1889 and this reprint contains memoirs and biographies of Columbia County pioneers. Because the information was compiled by the referenced family, it should be very accurate and detailed. A short history of the county is included, followed by the biographies.

Henry W. Beasley, farmer, Waldo, Ark. This enterprising and worth citizen was born in Georgia, near the city of Griffin, on September 1, 1854, and is the son of Dr. W. A. and Saletia Ann (Parker) Beasley, the father a native of South Carolina, born on February 20, 1819, and the mother born in Georgia, on June 24, 1824. When a boy Dr. Beasley moved from South Carolina to Georgia with his father, James Beasley, and there his marriage occurred. ...etc...

Goodspeed Publishing

2004, paper, 80 pp.

ISBN: 9780788498275