Lonoke County, Arkansas History and Biographical Sketches


Lonoke County, Arkansas, created in 1873, is located in the mid-central portion of the state. Originally published by Goodspeed Publishing in 1889, this reprint contains memoirs and biographies of Lonoke 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.

William Madison Hensley is a grandson of an old Revolutionary soldier, and was the fifth son in a family of nine children born to Jacob and Betsey (Colllins) Hensley. The former’s birth occurred in Greene County, Tenn., September 7, 1803, and in 1868 he removed to Lonoke County, where he still resides. ...etc...

George I. Rose, son of Samuel D. and Mary A. (Smith) Ross, natives of Ohio and Kentucky, was born in Little Rock on September 16, 1826. Mr. Samuel D. Rose emigrated from Ohio to Arkansas, and settled on a farm in Pulaski County, near Little Rock, in 1820 .... [continues with occupation, employer, year of death, military experience, date of marriage, bride's name, bride's death, children, etc.]

Goodspeed Publishing

2004, paper, 96 pp.

ISBN: 9780788498565