Nick Clemmons

Fayetteville resident Nick Clemmons, circa 1910. We find Clemmons on the 1880 census, a 40-year-old widower living in Fayetteville with nine children and grandchildren. His occupation is listed as “laborer.”
 
Perhaps Nick Clemmons’ wife was Millie Clemmons, a Fayetteville woman listed on the 1880 mortality scheduled as having died of cholera in 1879.
 
The 1900 census shows Clemmons living in Fayetteville with his daughter Rindy and her family.
 
The last time we find Nick Clemmons on the census is in 1910. He is living alone at 235 E. Huntsville Road in Fayetteville, near the present-day intersection of Huntsville Road and Combs Avenue.
 
Burch Grabill, photographer. Washington County Historical Society Collection (P-172)

 

Nick Clemmons, Fayetteville, Arkansas, circa 1900

Rev. Peter and Martha Carnahan, Bentonville, Arkansas, 1890
Fayetteville resident Nick Clemmons, circa 1910. We find Clemmons on the 1880 census, a 40-year-old widower living in Fayetteville with nine children and grandchildren. His occupation is listed as “laborer.”
 
Perhaps Nick Clemmons’ wife was Millie Clemmons, a Fayetteville woman listed on the 1880 mortality scheduled as having died of cholera in 1879.
 
The 1900 census shows Clemmons living in Fayetteville with his daughter Rindy and her family.
 
The last time we find Nick Clemmons on the census is in 1910. He is living alone at 235 E. Huntsville Road in Fayetteville, near the present-day intersection of Huntsville Road and Combs Avenue.
 
Burch Grabill, photographer. Washington County Historical Society Collection (P-172)

 

The Carnahans

Rev. Peter Carnahan (1838-1926) and his wife, Martha Jane Buchanan Carnahan (1841-1922), at their home in Bentonville, 1890. Both Peter and Martha were descendants of pioneer Cumberland Presbyterian families who founded the Washington County settlement of Cane Hill in 1827. Rev. Carnahan became a minister in 1866 and served congregations in and around Cane Hill. In 1870 the Carnahan family moved to Bentonville, where Rev. Carnahan pastored the Presbyterian church for fourteen years.

Mildred Carnahan Collection (S-98-2-584)

Rev. Peter and Martha Carnahan, Bentonville, Arkansas, 1890
Rev. Peter and Martha Carnahan, Bentonville, Arkansas, 1890

Rev. Peter Carnahan (1838-1926) and his wife, Martha Jane Buchanan Carnahan (1841-1922), at their home in Bentonville, 1890. Both Peter and Martha were descendants of pioneer Cumberland Presbyterian families who founded the Washington County settlement of Cane Hill in 1827. Rev. Carnahan became a minister in 1866 and served congregations in and around Cane Hill. In 1870 the Carnahan family moved to Bentonville, where Rev. Carnahan pastored the Presbyterian church for fourteen years.

Mildred Carnahan Collection (S-98-2-584)

Summers Depot

Ozark & Cherokee Central (O&CC)/Frisco Muskogee Branch Railway depot, Summers (Washington County), early 1900s. Constructed 1901–1903, the O&CC connected Fayetteville and Okmulgee, Indian Territory (Oklahoma). The O&CC was leased by the Frisco Railroad in 1903 and merged with the Frisco in 1907. The line became known as the Frisco Muskogee Branch. Passenger service on the Muskogee Branch ended in 1940; all rail operations between Fayetteville and Fort Gibson (just outside Muskogee) ended in 1942 and the tracks were pulled up to provide scrap metal for the war effort.

Jerry Risley Collection (S-87-343-2)

Frisco depot, Summers, Arkansas, early 1900s
Frisco depot, Summers, Arkansas, early 1900s

Ozark & Cherokee Central (O&CC)/Frisco Muskogee Branch Railway depot, Summers (Washington County), early 1900s. Constructed 1901-1903, the O&CC connected Fayetteville and Okmulgee, Indian Territory (Oklahoma). The O&CC was leased by the Frisco Railroad in 1903 and merged with the Frisco in 1907. The line became known as the Frisco Muskogee Branch. Passenger service on the Muskogee Branch ended in 1940; all rail operations between Fayetteville and Fort Gibson (just outside Muskogee) ended in 1942 and the tracks were pulled up to provide scrap metal for the war effort.

Jerry Risley Collection (S-87-343-2)

Calico Family

Calico family members at the Calico homeplace near Clifty (Madison County), March 1914. From left: Ulman “Ullie” Calico, Laura Calico, James Calico, Sarah Calico, Mary “Sissie” Calico, Millie Calico, John Calico. Willie Bohannon Collection (S-96-1-200)

Calico family, Madison County, Arkansas, 1914
Calico family, Madison County, Arkansas, 1914

Calico family members at the Calico homeplace near Clifty (Madison County), March 1914. From left: Ulman “Ullie” Calico, Laura Calico, James Calico, Sarah Calico, Mary “Sissie” Calico, Millie Calico, John Calico. Willie Bohannon Collection (S-96-1-200)