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Batesville (Ark.)

Subject Source: Naf

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Batesville Land Office Record of Land Entries

Identifier: MS B31
Scope and Contents

U.S. General Land Office, Batesville, Arkansas Receiver of Public Monies record of land entries, July 13, 1822. Typescript copy of original, on two leaves. Notes $1000 received for " of Public Lands for this amount, per Receipt granted to the following named [8] persons, being in full for the following lands, purchased by them respectively at Private sale on this day."

Dates: 1822

Lawrence County (Arkansas Territory) Sheriff Notice of Sale of Enslaved Persons

Identifier: MC 1139
Scope and Content Note

Handwritten legal notice, signed by Charles Kelly, calling for a court-ordered sale of enslaved persons owned by James Rupell to take place at Batesville on October 27, 1824. Judgment in favor of the estate of Patrick McMannis, deceased. Enslaved persons in the sale were Moses, an approximately 40-year-old man, Lew, an approximately 40-year-old woman, and Mel, an approximately 22-year-old man.

Dates: 1824

Maxfield, Allen and McKee Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1742
Scope and Content Note The first of half the collection contains the older genealogical records and papers of the Maxfield, Allen Family of Batesville (Independence County). There is correspondence from both branches of the Maxfield, Allen families. (A genealogical family tree can be found in Box 1, Folder 1.) The box contains letters from predominantly Grace Hawley (...
Dates: 1841-2008

William David Spier Interviews

Identifier: MC 1827
Content Description The collection consists of interviews conducted by William David Spier as part of research for his 1974 doctoral dissertation, "Farming and Mining Experience: Independence County, Arkansas, 1900-1925." Interviews are on seven audio cassette tapes, two of which are accompanied by transcripts. Those interviewed include Mrs. Y. M. Massey; Jim McTeague of Batesville, who was a former miner; Mr. and Mrs. Owen Fetzer of Cord; Rimmel Baxter (a former miner) and his wife, both of Batesville; Hugh...
Dates: 1973-1978