Miller County, Arkansas History and Biographical Sketches


Miller County, created in 1820 and named for Governor James Miller of the Miller Territory, is located in the extreme southwestern portion of the state. Originally published by Goodspeed Publishing in 1889, this reprint contains memoirs and biographies of Miller 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.

Joseph E. Cook, attorney, Texarkana, Ark. Mr. Cook, an esteemed member of the legal profession of Texarkana, was born in what is now Nevada County, Ark., on May 30, 1861, and is the son of John and Cornelia (Christopher) Cook, natives respectively of Alabama and Virginia. The father was an attorney by profession and ranked among the noted men of his calling. ...etc...

Henry H. King is a native-born resident of Miller County, and first opened his eyes to this world on October 30, 1841. His father, George W. King, was born in Tennessee in 1810, and at the age of nineteen came to Arkansas, locating in Miller County .... [continues with occupation, employer, year of death, military experience, date of marriage, bride's name, bride's death, children, etc.]

Goodspeed Publishing

2005, paper, 39 pp.

ISBN: 9780788498589