Eaton Family

Eaton family at the Boston (Madison County) school and church building, early 1940s. From left: Lillian Bennett Eaton holding Kenneth, Elbie L.”Hoss” Eaton holding Levell, Katherine “Kay” Eaton standing in front.

Otto Bennett Collection (S- 2000-64-380)

Eaton family at the Boston (Madison County) school and church building, early 1940s. From left: Lillian Bennett Eaton holding Kenneth, Elbie L.”Hoss” Eaton holding Levell, Katherine “Kay” Eaton standing in front.

Otto Bennett Collection (S- 2000-64-380)

Henbest Sisters

From the 1870s to the 1910s, John Albert and Susan Henbest farmed and raised a family in the Washington County community of Mount Comfort. John and Susan were the parents of fourteen children; ten lived to adulthood. Seven Henbest daughters posed for this portrait around the year 1900. Back row, from left: Zoe, Lottie, Kate. Front row, from left: Margaret, Rosetta, Roxie, Mamie. 

Theda Henbest Dennington Collection (S-93-49-25)

From the 1870s to the 1910s, John Albert and Susan Henbest farmed and raised a family in the Washington County community of Mount Comfort. John and Susan were the parents of fourteen children; ten lived to adulthood. Seven Henbest daughters posed for this portrait around the year 1900. Back row, from left: Zoe, Lottie, Kate. Front row, from left: Margaret, Rosetta, Roxie, Mamie. 

Theda Henbest Dennington Collection (S-93-49-25)

Gilbert Family

General Clayton Gilbert with his grandsons in Bentonville, circa 1918. James Gilbert Troutt, seated left; William Troutt, held by his grandfather. The woman at the right is unidentified.

Jo Hall Collection (S-96-2-128)

General Clayton Gilbert with his grandsons in Bentonville, circa 1918. James Gilbert Troutt, seated left; William Troutt, held by his grandfather. The woman at the right is unidentified. 

Jo Hall Collection (S-96-2-128)

Sarah Morton

Sarah Morton, Fayetteville, circa 1910. According to the 1910 census, Sarah Morton was born in 1855 in Tennessee. Her occupation in 1910 is listed as “washing” for “private families.” Her husband, Alfred Morton, also a Tennessee native, was born in 1850. His occupation is listed as “odd jobs.” Also in the Martin household in 1910 was their 14-year-old grandson, Leslie Howard.

Washington County Historical Society Collection (P-4602)

Sarah Morton, Fayetteville, circa 1910. According to the 1910 census, Sarah Morton was born in 1855 in Tennessee. Her occupation in 1910 is listed as “washing” for “private families.” Her husband, Alfred Morton, also a Tennessee native, was born in 1850. His occupation is listed as “odd jobs.” Also in the Martin household in 1910 was their 14-year-old grandson, Leslie Howard.

Washington County Historical Society Collection (P-4602)

Highway 12 Bridge

Bobby Smitherman (from left), with Debbie, Greg, and Mike Mohney, take a look at the new Highway 12 bridge spanning the White River valley east of Rogers, soon to be Beaver Lake, circa 1964.

Bettye Mohney Collection (S-86-124-38-24)

Highway 12 bridge during construction of Beaver Lake, 1964

Bobby Smitherman (from left), with Debbie, Greg, and Mike Mohney, take a look at the new Highway 12 bridge spanning the White River valley east of Rogers, soon to be Beaver Lake, circa 1964.

Bettye Mohney Collection (S-86-124-38-24)