ARKANSAS - Chronology

Billie Harris - Feb 28, 2009

County formations:

   Maps, starting 1820:

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Arkansas Cemetery Records:

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1877 - Joseph Lewellen married Amanda Yaeger August 3 in Bentonville (from Llewellyn Traces)
1877 - Stephen Lewellen married Elizabeth Yaeger August 3 in Bentonville (from Llewellyn Traces)

1882 - Vincent B. Lewellen homesteaded 40 acres Oct. 20

1894 - Robert Lewellen homesteaded 40 acres   9 Jun 1894

1895 - Dec. 14, Joshua Lewallen shown with 40 acres, section 12, Twp 19N, Range 29 W.
He acquired the property by homesteading it.

1948 - Sallie Lewallen (born Dec. 5, 1877) died July 17


ca 1822 - Sarah and William Plumlee moved from White County, Tennessee, to Berryville.   She was the daughter of Burk LuAllen.   From Berryville, Sarah and William moved to Springtown, Parker Co. Texas where she died 1886.

formed 1823 from Arkansas County

1849 - By this year John Richard Llewellyn (born 1803 Cecil County, Maryland) and his wife Susan Humphreys (born 1815 Jefferson Co VA) were in this county because their son, Edwyl Llewellyn, was born here.   However, note that all census records for him show him born Virginia.  

1850 - Census shows:
   John R. Llewellyn 46 born VA, value of land $12,000, planter, Susan 36 VA, Eugene 13 VA, Sarah Cordell 12 MO, Ellen Catherine Cordell 10 MO, Adelia Llewellyn 8 Arkansas, Lucy Throckmorton 5 MO, Adna Llewellyn 3 Ark, David R. Llewellyn 1, ARK
   (NOTE:   This family descends from the Maryland Llewellyn family)  

1860 - Census shows:
   John R. Llewellyn 56 born VA, Susan, Eugene 22, Sarah C 21, Ellen 18, Adelle 16, Lucy 14, Edvel (male) 12, Richard 8, Amelia Hinton or Newton 30 VA, Charles W. Hinton or Newton 6, Virginia cordelle 15 VA.   Living nearby:   John Bledsoe, Jamison, Collins, Smith, Chapman

1870 - Census shows:
   John R. Llewellyn 66 born VA, Susan, Eugene, Lady 28 MO, Ellen 21 MO, Lucy 23 MO, Edward 21 Ark.   Value of real estate $20,000, personal property $2,000

1873 - July 1, John Richard Llewellyn died.

1927 - Adele Llewellyn (daughter of John Richard and Susan Humphreys of Maryland) died this year.   She was born 1844 and died May 31.   She was married to William Henry Elder


1903 - Herrod Lewellen Homestead 54.94 acres 8 Apr

1906 - Andrew J Lewellen   Homestead 12 Mar 1906 122.44   acres

1912 - John W. Lewellen homesteaded 160 acres Nov. 9

1913 - Rufus B Lewellen homesteaded 80 acres   8 Feb


1900 - Census shows:
Rachiel F. Lewelling born July 1820 Alabama living with her daughter and son-in-law:   William R. Kirk age 47, Margaret P. Kirk age 40, Martha C. 21, Einnier M. 15, Arthur H 8, Mary P. Allen 4   (See Fayette County, Alabama 1860)


1900 - Census shows:
   Alexander Lewelling born Tennessee 1853.   Married 1881 to Martha ?   Living in the household was Luther 16 Ark, Margaret L 14 Ark, William S 12 Ark, Robert C 10 Ark, Wiley T 7 Ar., Lizzie O. 5 Ark, Myra L. 2 Ark.   Also Elizabeth Parsons 70 born Alabama May 1830 father born NC and mother born Ala.   Elizabeth Parsons is shown as the mother
   James Lewelling born Sept. 1855 Tennessee, wife Sarah C 30, Anna M. 9, Homer 5
   Samuel W. Lewelling 36, Fressie M 30, Effie A 10, Virgil M 9, Velma V. 7

1918 - Alexander Lewelling died.   He was born 1857


1898 - Christopher Lewellyn is shown with 160 acres Aug. 27


1860 - William B. Lewallen age 9 months died Nov. of whooping cough


1845 - Nancy Llewellen married William McDowell on May 10

1860 - Census shows Jonathan Lewellen age 31 (1829) farmer born Kentucky, Mary A. 27, Susan J. 11, Realy 8, Jonathan 6, Permealia 3 and Thomas J. 2/12   (This family was in Pulaski County 1850)

Formed 1820 from Lawrence

1820 - Nov. 17 - Aaron Lewallen shown with 160 acres, section 26, township 10 N, range 4 W   Land acquired by warrant and sold for taxes in 1824.
NOTE:   This land was in Jackson County but Jackon wasn't formed until 1829 from Independence County

   That the following list of Military Bounty Lands, furnished to the undersigned, Sheriff of the county of Independence, by the Auditor of the Territory of Arkansas, situate in said county of Independence, which were listed and entered for taxation for the one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, and the taxes assessed and levied thereon to the several persons hereinafter mentioned, agreeable to the sums annexed to their respective names in conformity with the Act of the General Assembly of said Territory, in such cases made and provided, will be sold at Public Auction, on Wednesday, the twenty-seventh day of October next, by the undersigned, Sheriff as aforesaid, at the Court House in the town of Batesville, in said County, or so much as thereof as will be sufficient to pay the taxes, costs, charges, due thereon; which said sale will continue from day to day until said lands shall be disposed of.
Names include:

   THAT the undersigned, Sheriff of the County of Independence in the Territory of Arkansas, will offer for sale, at the Court-house door, in the town of Batesville, the Seat of Justice of said County, on Monday, the 6th day of November, 1826, the following described tracts or parcels of land, lying and being situate, in the said county of Independence, in the Territory aforesaid, or so much thereof as will be sufficient to pay the Taxes and Costs due thereon for the years hereinafter set forth, unless the said Taxes and Costs shall be paid on or before said day of sale.
   Sale to take place between the hours of 8 o'clock in the fore-noon and 5 o'clock in the after-noon of said day, and to be continued from day to day, until the whole are sold.
(names shown include:)
Gray, Sampson - LEWALLEN, A.
- Witham, Charles
- Rains, Robert
- Pool, William
- Oliver, William's Heirs

1827 - Deed Book A, page 8 & 9, 6 March 1827;     Aaron Lewallen late a soldier in Captain Seldens Co of Rifleman of the US Army of the first part and the President of the United States of the second part witness that whereas the said Aaron Lewallen has drawn from the President of the United States a patent for one hundred and sixty acres of land being the north east quarter of section thirty six of township ten north in range four west of the fifth principle meredian the tract approximately located in pursuance of the acts of Congress appropriating and granting lands to the late army of the United States passed on and since the sixth day of May 1812 and in pursuance and by virture of an act which Congress passed on the 22nd day May 1826 entitled and act authorizing certain soldiers in the late war to surrender their bounty lands drawn by them and to ____?_
other in lieu thereof now therefore the said Aaron Lewallen in consideration of the prividge granted to him as a soldier in the late war does here by surrender grant bargain and sell to the president of the United States his aforesaid bounty being as aforesaid the (describes the land again) all of which will more fully and at large appear by refferance to the patent herewith filed and the Aaron Lewallen for himself his heirs and assigns warrant the aforesaid tract or parcel of land to the President of the United States free from the claim or claims of all and every person or persons whatsoever claiming or to claim the same by through or under him or them in testimony whereof the said Aaron Lewallen hath hereunto set his hand and seal this day and year first above written.   Signed & sealed   and executed in the presence of us John Webster and Edward Tovick(ts) (?)
   signed:   Aaron Lewallen (seal)
   Territory of Arkansas
County of Pulaski                 This day before the under signed a JP for the county aforesaid personally came appeared the within named Aaron Lewallen and acknowledged that he had signed and executed the within and foregoing relinquishment to the President of the United States .........................signed Saml McHenry (Seal)

1850   - census   Black River Twp Oct 10, 1850 p. 322 family 145
Thomas TYLER   age 49 farmer $800(land valued) born Ky.
Priscilla "   age 54 born SC.
Jensey   "   age 15 (f) born ARK
Matillda "   age 13 (f) born "
Prissilla "   age 11 {f} born "   (married Jordan Lewallen)
William Perry   age 21 farmer born TN.
Winnid (?) "   age 19 (f) born ARK

1855 - Document # 97102
80 acres Caltha J Lewallen widow of Charles Lewallen Private in Captain Wann's Company, Alabama Volunteers Florida War. Patent was assigned to John W Scott 01 May 1855     Township 014N, Range 003W, 5th Meridan, S1/2 or SE 1/4

1855-56 - Joseph Lewallen moved with his family from Tennessee to Arkansas.   He was the son of Aron and Sarah (Sallie Young) Lewallen

1857 -   About this year William Garrett and his wife Elender (Lewallen) and their children moved from Maury County, Tennessee, per posting on internet.   See Maury County.
1857 - Jordan Luallen, age 20, married to Priscilla Tyler age 18, daughter of Thomas and Priscilla Tyler of Independence Co., on Aug. 27.   (See Jackson Co., AL and Anderson Co. TN)   Priscilla died   1919 Checotah, OK.   Children:   James Madison (b 8/2/1857), John Wesley (b 9/1/1860, Henry (b 1861, Jinsa born 5/8/1862, George b. 1865, Lewis b. 3/23/1870, Dora (Amanda/Matilda0 born 8/7/1874, Laura b. 2/1/1877, Nora b. 1881, Alice b. 1879, Charles b.11/1883, Daniel b 1/7/1873, and Clara b. 1/7/1886   (NOTE:   For Jordan Lewallen, see Jackson Co. AL and before that Anderson Co. TN)

1858 - Persons & Property assessed for taxation:
Jordan Lewallen - 1 person liable to pay poll tax, 1 horse over 2 years old valued $40.00, one cattle over 2 years old valued $10
Calitha Lewallen, 14,210 acres valued at $120
NOTE:   For this line, see previously Jackson County, Alabama and before that see Anderson County, Tennessee

1860 - May 1, Joseph G. Lewallen shown with 200 acres, section 10 township 14n, range 7W for which he paid cash
NOTE:   Joseph G. LEWALLEN abt 1823- TN married Elizabeth DUE prob in TN. Found first in Marion Co AR 1860 purchased Land in Independence Co, AR from State Land office. Next found in Marion Co, AR on 1870 Census. Moved to Indianola, Pittsburg Co, OK (Indian Territory) after 1889. Died in Indianola unknown date
1860 - Census shows:   Joseph Lewellen 35 (1825) TN, Elizabeth 27 TN, Charles G 7 TN, Ellen 5 TN, Theodric V 4 Ark, Henry C 7/12 Ark.
1860 - Census shows William Garrett 68, his wife Elen 54 (1806) NC, Francis 32 (male), Lafayette 23, James 21 and Gerard or Gerald 18.   Elen was Eleanor or Ellender; this family lived in Maury County, TN. previously.

1870 - Census shows in Black River Twp, Batesville Post Office:
Monroe Lewallen age 46 (1824) Alabama (1850 census shows them in Lawrence Co AR)
   Mary A. 43 AL
   Andrew A. 21 Ark
   James L. 20 Ark
   Samuel M. 15 Ark
   John R. 14 Ark
   Martha E. 11 Ark
   Mary J. 9, Ark  
   William 7 Ark.
(NOTE:   Since all the children were born in Arkansas, then this family would have arrived   before AT LEAST 1848/9.   Also supposedly Monroe was a son of Richard Lewallen b 1763 Prince Edward Co VA and died Anderson Co. TN)
1880 - Census shows J. H. L. Lewallen age 36 (1844) born Tennessee and both of his parents born Tennessee.   M. M. Lewallen 31 born Tennessee and both parents born TN., Bell Z 13 TN, Thomas C. 11 TN, Charles G. L. 7 Arkansas, John D 3 Arkansas and N. Alice 4 months, Arkansas.  
NOTE:   J. H. Lewallen was James Lewallen and his wife was Margaret (Tidwell) Lewallen.   They were the brothers of Joseph who was in Tennessee by 1860.   James and his family arrived 1870-73 from Giles County, Tennessee.

1880 - (info from Clete, this would be Monroe Washington (or Wilson)   Luallen.   Census shows:   Black River Township, Independence County, Arkansas, in 1880:
   LUALLEN Munroe W. Head Married Male White 56 AL VA TN Farmer
       LUALLEN Mary A. Wife Married Female White 53 AL --- TN Keeping House
       LUALLEN John R. Son Single Male White 23 AR AL AL Farming
   Two other sons of Monroe and Mary Ann Lewallen
   JAMES R. LUALLEN 29 (1851) Ark, wife Bartha 31 AL, Viola V. 7, Nancy C. 4
   DANIEL M. LUALLEN 24 (1856) Ark, Evaline 22 Ala, John W 3 and William S. 1.
   Also nearby was this household headed by William B.P. Jackson:
   JACKSON William B. Head Married Male White 22 TN NC TN Farmer
   JACKSON Mary J. Wife Married Female White 19 AR AL AL Keeping House
   JACKSON Martha E. Daughter Single Female White 1 AR TN AR

1886 - Alexander Liles, 19, is reported to have married Forest Herrington, 15, in Independence County, Arkansas, on 15 April 1886.

1889 -   Alexander Liles, 22, is reported to have married Ellen Bradley, 19, in Independence County, Arkansas, on 8 August 1889

1900 - Cordelia Mobley (b. 1882, AR) was listed in the household of M.F. Mobley (b. 1851, NC) in Barren Township, Independence County, Arkansas.   M.F. Mobley’s wife was Virginia Mobley (b. 1855, AR).
1900 - Cordia Mobley, 18, is reported to have married W.D.M. Lewallen, 19, both of Independence County, on 2 December 1900.   They were married by A.P. James.

1911 - Sarah Mobley, who appears to have been another daughter of M.F. and Virginia Mobley, is reported to have married Louis Lewallen, 21, in Independence County on 26 December   1911.   They were married by L.G. Bain, M.G., whose credentials were registered in Sharp County, Arkansas.

1914 - Ruby Lewallen was born Cave City.   She died 2004 in Oklahoma, last name Furguson

1920 - Willie D. Lewallen, 39, was head of a household that included his wife Cordela, 38, as well as children Herman, Alvis, Owen, Bonny, Nolie, Earl O., and Loyd D.
1920 - An Edna Liles (b. 1906, AR) was counted in the household of Alexander Liles in Independence County in 1920.   Alexander’s wife was Ellen Liles. (see 1923)

1923 - Bond for Marriage, dated 21 August 1923, for a license authorizing “the solemnization of the Rite of Matrimony” between Herman Lewallen and Miss Edna Liles.   Herman Lewallen was Principal on the bond and G.C. Loy was Security.   (G.C. Loy may have been Grover Cleveland Loy (1885-1960), who was resident in Independence County in 1920.)
1923 - marriage license for Herman Lewallen, 21, of Walnut Grove, Independence County, Arkansas, and Edna Liles, 19, of Mobley, Sharp County, Arkansas, witnessed by H.W. Fox, Clerk of the Independence County Court, on 21 August 1923.   There is a Certificate of Marriage, certified by B.H. Wilson of Imboden, Arkansas, recording the marriage on 22 August 1923.

Much of the Independence information was supplied by Clete Ramsey.

Formed 1825 from Independence and Fulton counties

1840 - Census shows:
   Jesse Lewallen age 30-40.   Others on census page:   Guffy, Jamison, Barker, Gibbons, Rice, Cox, Tyler, Talbert
   Mathew LewAllen age 30-40.   Others on census page:   Jones, Sylvester Hatfield, Trayler, Justice

Formed 1829 from Independence.

Note:   This is the county where Aaron Lewallen's land was.   See Independence County.

Formed 1815 from New Madrid, MO

1850 - Census shows in Reads Creek:
   Washington M. Luallen (shown on Ancestry as Suallem), age 24 (1826) AL
   Mary A. 23 (1827) AL
   Andrew A. age 1, (1849) AR

1860 - Census shows in Scott Twp:
     Mennoe W. Luallen (Monroe W.) 35 (1825) AL
   Mary A. 33 (1827) AL
   Andrew 11 Ark
   James L. 9 Ark
   Samuel M. 5 Ark
   John R. 3 Ark
   Marha E. 1 Ark

Formed 1836 from Washington

1873 - petition dated February 23, 1873.   "We, Zachariah Lewallen and Nancy Lewallen, of the County of Madison, State of Arkansas, say we were well acquainted with Blagburn (sic) and Lucretia Thompson from about the year AD 1838, up to about the year AD 1855 in Campbell County, Tennessee, and that their children who we have know was A.G. Thompson, Harmon Thompson, B. M. Thompson, Milly Thompson, Annie Thompson, Sarah Thompson, and Lucretia Thompson, Nancy Thompson, and Martha Thompson.   Blagburn (sic) and Lucretia Thompson left Campbell County Tennessee to the County of Madison, State of Arkansas.   Zachariah Lewallen's age is 51 years the 26th date of April AD 1873, and Nancy Lewallen's age is 55 years old the 18th date of February AD 1873".
Note:   Zachariah was from Scott County, Tennessee.   They were there 1859 when their son Amos was born.   From Scott County, Zach and Nancy went to visit her brother in MO 1870, Elihu Gregory McDonald, and in 1873 were in Madison County, Ark.   Moved to Bell County, Texas near Temple 1875.  

1875 - James Evans (son of William) was born.   He married Effie Lewallen and he died in Polk County, Arkansas 1936.   His sister, Viola, was born Missouri 1873 and married (1) Samuel Baker, (2) William Lewallen, and (3) Hardy Carter.   She died 1909 Yell County, Arkansas.
Note:   A Charity Lewallen married Hiram Evans in Madison County, but date unknown.   Charity is said to have been from Tennessee.

Formed from Izard County

Date unknown - Nancy Dew, mother of Elizabeth and mother-in-law of Joseph Lewallen, died and is buried in Mountain Home

1880 - Census shows:
Joseph Lewallen age 55 (1825) born TN, father and mother born N.C.   (This would be the son of Aaron and Sallie Lewallen in Williamson County, TN)
Elizabeth P. Lewallen age 48
Henry C. Lewallen age 20
Wesley Lewallen 18
Emia L. age 13
William B. age 10
Walter B. age 8
Mildred M. age 5
NOTE:   William B. Lewallen died 1911 in Fannin County, Texas.   His father's name was given as J. G. Lewallen which gives Joseph's middle initial.   Joseph G. Lewallen died Dec. 16, 1899 in McIntosh Co., OK, outside of Canadian.)

1888 - Feb. 23. Charles G. Lewallen shown with 160 acres Sect. 13 Twp 19N, Range 16W.   Land homesteaded

1892 - Rolla Lewellyn is shown with 164.23 acres on April 16

1907 - Henry Luellen homestead   80 acres 10 Apr

Formed 1842 from Hot Springs

date unknown - Isaac Lewellen lived in this county and enlisted in service here.   He moved to Bell County, Texas where he died.

Formed 1829 from Crawford

Cemetery with Lewallens:
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1848 - John A. Lewallen age 23 married Mary Ann Hamilton Empson age 20 on Oct. 8
(John A. was born 1826 TN.   Mary Ann Hamilton was born Sept. 16, 1828 Sumner Co TN and died 1906 Atoka Co OK.   She married (1) James A. Emperson who d. July 30, 1846; they had one son.   With John A. Lewallen Sr., they had five children.   After John died, she married a third time to Melvin Brigance and had children.)y 30, 1846

1850 - Census shows John Lewallen age 24 born TN, Mary A age 22 born TN, James A age 3 born AR, Daniel Y age 1 born AR   (Daniel Y would be Daniel Young, per one of his descendants.   NOTE:   See Independence county, Arkansas, Jackson County Alabama and Anderson County, Tennessee.

1856/7 - John A. Lewallen died.

1857 - Mary A. Lewallen age 28 married M. L. Brigance age 28 Nov. 29

1860 - Census, Dover Township:
Melvin L. Brigance age 29, farmer, born TN,
Mary A. (Lewallen) Brigance, age 30 born TN
Robert H. Brigance age 1 born Ark
Eldora J. age 1 month born Ark.
Daniel Y. Lewallen age 11 born Ark.
John A. Lewallen age 8 born Ark.
Elizabeth Wells age 20, born N.C.
   (From the above, it appears Mary was a widow Lewallen; her maiden name not known.)

1867 - Daniel Lewelleyn married Mary Elizabeth Kyle January 7.   Mary Elizabeth Kyle (born Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN 1850) was the sister of Maggie Kyle who married Newton Owens.   Daniel and Mary had 9 children, James A., Sally, Webster, George, Frannie May, Thomas Monroe, Scott Charles, Elcie Ann, John An and Lillie.   Daniel died in Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma, Mary died Minco, Grady County, OK.   Both are buried in Walters, Coton County, OK Cem.   Info is that the Kyles MAY have been Indian, but isn't substantiated.   (See Independence County, Arkansas, Jackson County, Alabama, and Anderson County, Tennessee.)

1869 - Mandy Luallen age 21 married Andrew Jackson age 17 on Sept. 17   (See Jackson Co. AL)

1870 - Eliza Jane Lewallen age 28 born Ark, died in May of fever

1870 - Census shows in Dover Township:
Jackson Wheeler age 53 farmer born Tennessee
Delana age 45 born TN
Caroline age 17 born Ark
Samantha C. age 16 born Ark.
William L. born Ark.
John Lewallen age 18, laborer born Ark.
Robert Barnett age 9 born Ark.
Margaret A. Barnett age 6 born Ark.

1870 - Census shows:
Jordan Lewallen age 32 farmer, Priscilla age 30 housewife, Madison age 12 b Ark, John age 10 born Ark, Jinsa (female) age 8 born Ark, Lewis age 5 months born 3/1870 Ark (See Jackson Co. AL and Anderson Co TN)   (Jordan was born b.11/1838 Alabama)   By 1900 the family was in Indian Territory, Oklahoma.   Priscilla TYLER LEWALLEN Notes 1900 census says she had been married 40 years, had 13 children (7 still alive). Both parents born in South Carolina. 1910 census for McIntosh OK lists Priscilla LEWALLEN age 71 born ARK living with son-in-law John SPAULDING.

1870 Census, taken July 25, Illinois Twp, Dover post office: (see previous info on Daniel)
Daniel Lewallen age 20 (works on farm) born Ark
Elizabeth age 17 (keeps house) born Ark
Mary E. age 2 born Ark.
(census shows that Elizabeth is either deaf, dumb, blind, insane or idiotic)

1870 Census, Gally Rock
Charles F. Lewellyn age 33 born Virginia
Lucinda A. age 18 born Ark.
James A. age 3 born Ark.

1871 - John Lewallen age 19 married Nancy Horton age 17 on Aug. 23

1874 - Dora Emanda Lewallen was born Aug 7.   She married George Thomas Minard and died 1919 Winchell, Texas

1875 - Arkansas land records shows Jordan Lewallen with 80 acres which he homesteaded

1877 - James M. Lewallen, age 20 of Moreland Twp married Lydia Hearne age 18 of Wilson Twp on August 23
1877 - Jeney Lewallen age 15 married Thomas J. Wade age 20, both of Moreland Twp Dec. 6
1877 - Laura Lewallen was born Feb. 2.   She married John T. Spaulding July 21, 1892 in Choctaw Nation (Enterprise)

1880 - Census shows:   J. M. Lewallen age 21 born Ark, parents born Al and Ark, Lydia J. age 20 born Ark, parents born TN and GA.
1880 - Census shows in Wilson TWP, Louis Lewallen age 27 born MS, wife Millie age 24 TN, Lutia age 6 TN, Edgar 4 TN, Ernest 6 TN.
1880 - Census shows in Wilson Twp Tom Lewallen age 47 born TN (father b SC, mother AL), Clara age 54 born AL (father born AL, mother SC), Dellia 20 born MS and J.R. (male) age 17 born MS

1880 - Index of heads of household shows:
C. J. Lewallen #258
Jordan Lewallen #336
John A. Lewallen #338
David Lewallen #339
Sam Lewallen #388
C. M. Lewallen #392
Preston Lewallen #396
J. M. Lewallen #401
Louis Lewallen #406
   (Note:   Preston Lewallen's second wife was Amanda Stone.   They had a son William Preston Lewallen b 1862 Alabama and d 1930 Oklahoma.   Preston Sr died 1891)

1881 - Elizabeth Lewallen age 24 of Wilson Twp married R. C. Caldwell age 35 of Griffin Twp Nov. 13

1882 - Nancy B. Lewallen age 29 married S. D. Vaugh age 52 both of Caglesville on Dec. 24

1883 - James Lewallen age 20 married Mary A. Duvall, both of Atkins, on Aug. 21

1895 - Henry Llewellyn Homestead 160 acres 27 Dec   (also a Henry Luellen homesteaded land in 1907 Marian County)

188? - Louisa Lewallen age 21 married A. J. Mathews age 31, both of Wilson Twp Dec. 23

1891 - Martha Lewellyn age 29 married N.S. Walters age 34, both of Hector on Feb. 19

1900 Census shows Louis Lewallen age 51 born 1848 MS, married 27 years, lists parents born in TN.   Wife Willie age 47 born Aug, 1862 MX and father born GA and mother MS

1911 - Lucy Lewallen (born 1836) died this year


1850 - Jonathan Lewellen in cnesus.   Age 23 (1827) born Kentucky.   Wife Mary 19 and daughter Susan J. age 1

1889 - Jonathan Lewellen homesteaded 40 acres 17 Sep


1900 - Census shows:
Jonathan louallen 44 (Ark), Victoria 36, Charles 18, Eveline 13, Amos F. 8, Hardy 6, Mary 4, Jonathan 73 (1823 Kentucky) with both his mother and father born Virginia


1860 - John Wesley Lewallen, son of Jordan and Pricilla Lewallen was born September 1.   He died Nov. 31, 1936 in Kansas City, Kansas and is buried in the Memorial Park Cemetery.   His wife was Sarah Pendergraft, born August 1864 in Noel, Missouri, and died Mar. 15, 1904 in Canadian, Oklahoma.   They had a son Melvin born Dec. 19,1892 in Enterprise, OK and died 1949 Kansas City, Kansas.


1860 - Mar. 1 - Jonathan Lewallen shown with 41.26 acres, Section 4, Twp 5N, Range 30W   He paid cash for the land.  


(See Independence County)

1856 - Monrow Lewallen shown with 149.8 acres, section 34, twp 15N, rg 4W for whIch he paid cash. Nov. 1

1860 - July 2 - Monrow Lewallen shown with 40 acres, sect 34, twp 15n, Range 4W for which he paid cash.

1861 - Mary Jane Lewallen, daughter of Monroe W. and Mary Ann (Wann) Lewallen was born.   (She married a Jackson.)

1914 - Ruby Lewallen was born at Cave City.   She died in Choctaw County, Oklahoma 2004, last name Ferguson

1923 - see Independence County

Formed 1827 from Phillips

1860 - Charles Lewallen age 67 born TN, died January of "cong of br."

1860 - Census shows Charles Luallen age 18 born TN, Susan 16 born TN
Richano (?) B. Luallen age 27 born TN.
They are shown living with the family of Caless ? Weaver age 28 born Georgia.

1870 - Census shows
   Charles Luallen 28 (1848) Ark, Pernely Luallen 28 Ark and son Charles, living with the Hardee family.
   Burt Luallen 37 TN, Caroline 18 TN, William 4

1880 - R. B. Luallen married Mrs. Mary E. Odell Aug. 18


1900 - James H. Lewallen 58, born Feb. 1842 TN living as a boarder

1901 - James H. Lewallen applied for a pension while he was living in Stone Co, AR on 29 August 1901.   (this would be a descendant of Aaron and Sarah (Young) Lewallen of Tennessee

1910 - William Lewallen homestead   160 acres 11 Jan


1850 - Census shows:   John Luallen 39 (1811) SC, Mary 23, Mary 16, James 14, William 12, John 10, Henry 8, Jacob 7, George 2, and Martha Luallen 82 (1768) SC.

1856 - Oct. 23.   Moses Lewallen married Margaret Rainwater

1858 - Mary Yeager was born Jan. 20.   She married Stephen Lewellen and she died Springfield, Greene County, Missouri Sept. 3, 1948
Arnold Marion Lewellen (1891-1931), a son of Stephen Lewellen and Mary Elizabeth (Yeager) Lewellen. Arnold Lewellen’s occupation was listed as “Tramp and unemployed.” Arnold Lewellen’s widowed mother Mary, born in Washington County, Arkansas, on 20 January 1858, died at Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, on 3 September 1948. She’s listed with the Lewellens above. The Stephen Lewellen (d. 27 October 1922, Joplin, Jasper County; a son of Robert and Disa Lewellen) listed with the Lewellens above does not appear to me to be Arnold Lewellen’s father.

1861 - Thomas Riley Lewallen was born, son of Moses and Nancy Lewallen.   (He died in Gonzales County, Texas 1940)

1868 - Mary Adeline Lewallen, daughter of Moses and Nancy Lewallen was born.   She died 1950 at Temple, Bell County, Texas.

1879 - ca.   Moses Lewallen and his family moved to Bell County, Texas.

1891 - Robert Lewellen married Nancy Elizabeth Brantly Dec. 20 (from Llewellyn Traces)

1894 - Elisha Lewellyn is shown with 159.89 acres