Ashley County, Arkansas History and Biographical Sketches


Created in 1848, Ashley County is located on the Louisiana border in southeastern Arkansas. This material was originally published by Goodspeed Publishing in the late 1800s and this reprint contains memoirs and biographies of the early pioneers. Because the information was compiled by the referenced family, it should be very accurate and detailed. This volume also contains a brief history of the county as it developed up to the time this volume was written in the 1880s.

Robert J. George, D.D.S., was born in St. Helena Parish, LA, but was reared in Franklin County, Mississippi, being taken there by his father, Joseph George, a native Louisianian, who was a participant in the battle of New Orleans, in the War of 1812. He was a farmer by occupation, and of Scotch-Irish descent. His mother was a Welsh lady, who reached the advanced age of one hundred and ten years, dying in 1835. ...etc...

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ISBN: 9780788498183