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From: "Ilene Stevenson" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] ARIZARD Digest, Vol 1, Issue 387
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 10:57:33 -0600
References: <mailman.3754.1166718988.31230.arizard@rootsweb.com>


I have an OLD photo that says on the back {not very good penmanship} Ant Amy
Barkdale & family? Any connection? Ilene
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Subject: ARIZARD Digest, Vol 1, Issue 387


>
>
> Today's Topics:
>
> 1. McNEILL (Donna Faul)
> 2. Re: ARIZARD Digest, Vol 1, Issue 384 (Ilene Stevenson)
> 3. Re: ARIZARD Digest, Vol 1, Issue 384 (Vaughn Hageman)
>
>
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>
> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 08:32:23 -0800 (PST)
> From: Donna Faul <>
> Subject: [ARIZARD] McNEILL
> To:
> Message-ID: <>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1
>
> Clayton, Pushmataha County-1994
>
> WALTON
> Helyn Marie McNEILL WALTON, 61, of Wilburton died Saturday at her home.
> Born April 7, 1933 at Seminole, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of
> Cleveland and Della SANDERS McNEILL. She married Ted E. WALTON January 28,
> 1950 in Batesville, Arkansas.
> She worked at Eastern Oklahoma State College for 11 years and was a
> housewife and a member of the Park Road Church of Christ.
> Service were held July 6 at 2 p.m. at the Park Road Church of Christ under
> the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Wilburton.
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 2
> Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 10:33:09 -0600
> From: "Ilene Stevenson" <>
> Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] ARIZARD Digest, Vol 1, Issue 384
> To: <>
> Message-ID: <003b01c7251d$b377a330$>
> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; charset="iso-8859-1";
> reply-type=original
>
> Jean, That's the right decision, pray for all of us. This is a very
> helpful
> sight to those of us who are serious about our ancestors & of helping
> others. We're all ready to forget, go on, and support you. Merry Christmas
> to all. And Remember Jesus is the Reason for the Season.
> Ilene
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 9:41 PM
> Subject: ARIZARD Digest, Vol 1, Issue 384
>
>
>>
>>
>> Today's Topics:
>>
>> 1. Good Evening (Jean Cuevas)
>> 2. Re: Good Evening (Don Ott)
>> 3. Puckett (Vera Reeves)
>> 4. Long - Thrasher marriage (Vera Reeves)
>> 5. Re: Seeking New List Owner (jackson family)
>> 6. Thrasher (Vera Reeves)
>> 7. Woods (Vera Reeves)
>> 8. Barksdale (Vera Reeves)
>>
>>
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 1
>> Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 22:13:46 -0500
>> From: Jean Cuevas <>
>> Subject: [ARIZARD] Good Evening
>> To:
>> Message-ID: <>
>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"; format=flowed
>>
>> Dear List Members,
>>
>> First let me say that I am humbled by so much support and love from
>> those of you who have responded to my message. I am sorry that it's
>> been so long since I was able to get back with you. I sent the
>> message out just before work this morning, and it's been a long
>> day. My daughter and I have been out trying to wrap up last minute
>> shopping, and here it is almost 10:00!
>>
>> I just want to discuss this situation with you, and explain a little
>> of where I was coming from this morning. I appreciate the fact that
>> this is a genealogy list, and that it's a place where a lot of folks
>> have come over the years, to gain knowledge of their ancestry and to
>> connect with others who have the same interest in researching, so I
>> don't want to have a lot of disruption, and I don't want a feud going
>> on, which will take a toll on the quality of this list. So, after I
>> explain myself, I would ask that there be no more on the list
>> discussion of the subject. It's very important to get the list back
>> to normal again.
>>
>> As I told this person in a private message. I have no animosity
>> toward him, and I do want his ultimate good. I have never wanted to
>> make a decision such as I have had to do. It's against my
>> personality to enjoy conflict. However, I made the choice that I
>> did, for the good of the list. I contacted Listowners-L and shared
>> some of what had been going on with them, and the support for my
>> decision was unanimous. They agreed that the decision I made was the
>> right one, so I don't think that there's a problem from that end.
>>
>> I am being accused of causing this person great emotional stress, and
>> defaming his character. I certainly have no desire to cause him
>> stress, and add to any personal problems he's having right now. I
>> believe the best thing that I can possibly do for him is to pray for
>> his well being, and that he will ultimately find peace in his
>> life. I don't plan to respond to his messages anymore, as it has
>> been taken out of context and misconstrued, every time I have tried
>> to explain.
>>
>> He did say that a my personal message to someone on the list had been
>> forwarded to him, and I certainly am an open book. However, I don't
>> wish to have people stirring up the pot all the time, so I would ask
>> you that if you have had any part in doing so, could you please
>> refrain from now on? This is not a high school situation, where
>> clicks take sides. If this person wishes to read the Archives, they
>> are there to be read. It's a public forum. But, this is also a list
>> where we want to remain amiable to one another, and that will not
>> occur, if people find it necessary to fuel the fire.
>>
>> With having said all this, I believe that with your kind support, I
>> will continue for now to be your List Mom. However, if it ever comes
>> to a time when I know that my being one is not good for the list, I
>> will certainly turn the reins over to someone who also cares about
>> the list and its best interests.
>>
>> I can't tell you how much you have surprised me with your responses,
>> and how much I appreciate your love and support.
>>
>> And, with that said.....let's get back to genealogy!!
>>
>> Love,
>>
>> Jean
>>
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 2
>> Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 21:21:10 -0600
>> From: Don Ott <>
>> Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Good Evening
>> To:
>> Message-ID: <>
>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"; format=flowed
>>
>> Jean,
>> Thank you for continuing to support this list. I have sent
>> my other messages in private to you but I want everyone to know that
>> I am in full support of your decision to continue monitoring this
>> list. It is the best by far.
>> Thanks, Merry Christmas
>> Don Ott
>>
>>
>> At 09:13 PM 20-12-06, you wrote:
>>>Dear List Members,
>>>
>>>First let me say that I am humbled by so much support and love from
>>>those of you who have responded to my message. I am sorry that it's
>>>been so long since I was able to get back with you. I sent the
>>>message out just before work this morning, and it's been a long
>>>day. My daughter and I have been out trying to wrap up last minute
>>>shopping, and here it is almost 10:00!
>>>
>>>I just want to discuss this situation with you, and explain a little
>>>of where I was coming from this morning. I appreciate the fact that
>>>this is a genealogy list, and that it's a place where a lot of folks
>>>have come over the years, to gain knowledge of their ancestry and to
>>>connect with others who have the same interest in researching, so I
>>>don't want to have a lot of disruption, and I don't want a feud going
>>>on, which will take a toll on the quality of this list. So, after I
>>>explain myself, I would ask that there be no more on the list
>>>discussion of the subject. It's very important to get the list back
>>>to normal again.
>>>
>>>As I told this person in a private message. I have no animosity
>>>toward him, and I do want his ultimate good. I have never wanted to
>>>make a decision such as I have had to do. It's against my
>>>personality to enjoy conflict. However, I made the choice that I
>>>did, for the good of the list. I contacted Listowners-L and shared
>>>some of what had been going on with them, and the support for my
>>>decision was unanimous. They agreed that the decision I made was the
>>>right one, so I don't think that there's a problem from that end.
>>>
>>>I am being accused of causing this person great emotional stress, and
>>>defaming his character. I certainly have no desire to cause him
>>>stress, and add to any personal problems he's having right now. I
>>>believe the best thing that I can possibly do for him is to pray for
>>>his well being, and that he will ultimately find peace in his
>>>life. I don't plan to respond to his messages anymore, as it has
>>>been taken out of context and misconstrued, every time I have tried
>>>to explain.
>>>
>>>He did say that a my personal message to someone on the list had been
>>>forwarded to him, and I certainly am an open book. However, I don't
>>>wish to have people stirring up the pot all the time, so I would ask
>>>you that if you have had any part in doing so, could you please
>>>refrain from now on? This is not a high school situation, where
>>>clicks take sides. If this person wishes to read the Archives, they
>>>are there to be read. It's a public forum. But, this is also a list
>>>where we want to remain amiable to one another, and that will not
>>>occur, if people find it necessary to fuel the fire.
>>>
>>>With having said all this, I believe that with your kind support, I
>>>will continue for now to be your List Mom. However, if it ever comes
>>>to a time when I know that my being one is not good for the list, I
>>>will certainly turn the reins over to someone who also cares about
>>>the list and its best interests.
>>>
>>>I can't tell you how much you have surprised me with your responses,
>>>and how much I appreciate your love and support.
>>>
>>>And, with that said.....let's get back to genealogy!!
>>>
>>>Love,
>>>
>>>Jean
>>>
>>>
>>>-------------------------------
>>>To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>>> with the word 'unsubscribe' without the
>>>quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 3
>> Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 21:28:15 -0600
>> From: "Vera Reeves" <>
>> Subject: [ARIZARD] Puckett
>> To: <>
>> Message-ID: <000601c724b0$0d4d6b10$>
>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>>
>> Calico Rock Progress - Jan 1, 1926 - Mrs Fannie G. Puckett
>> The funeral of Mrs Fannie G. Puckett, age 81, who died at the home
>> of
>> her daughter, Mrs J. O. Sorrels, at Antlers, Okla., December 22, 1925 was
>> held at the New Liberty Cemetery, two miles south of Violet Hill, Friday,
>> the 25th, with Eld. Joe Blue of Morriston conducting the services.
>> Deceased was one of the pioneer residents of this country and was a
>> highly
>> respected woman. Practically all her life was spent in this county and
>> she
>> leaves a host of relatives and friends. She went to Oklahoma about nine
>> months ago to visit with relatives. Deceased is survived by nine grown
>> children.
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 4
>> Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 21:30:37 -0600
>> From: "Vera Reeves" <>
>> Subject: [ARIZARD] Long - Thrasher marriage
>> To: <>
>> Message-ID: <000d01c724b0$61fcccf0$>
>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>>
>> Calico Rock Progress - Jan 1, 1926 - Wedding Kept Secret
>> The many friends and acquaintances of Rev Burl N. Long and Miss Ethel
>> Thrasher were completely surprised last week when announcement was made
>> upon arrival of the groom here from Kentucky that the young couple were
>> married and to make the surprise more complete, it was divulged that the
>> wedding took place in September, 1924 and had been kept secret from every
>> one, except only one or two relatives. The ceremony was performed by Rev.
>> Roy M. Black one day during the progress of the Calico Rock Fair.
>>
>> Mr Long has been in Kentucky for over two years attending school and
>> serving as pastor of a church, being now located at London, Ky. He was
>> reared in this vicinity and is well known to every one. He is a splendid
>> young man, just entering upon the first years of his ministry and a
>> bright
>> future is predicted for him.
>>
>> The bride is a popular and estimable young lady of Calico Rock and is
>> surrounded by a host of friends. She has been living in Calico Rock for
>> four or five years and is highly esteemed by all. She expects to join her
>> husband in Kentucky in a few months.
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 5
>> Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 19:32:48 -0800
>> From: "jackson family" <>
>> Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Seeking New List Owner
>> To: <>
>> Message-ID: <085201c724b0$b03cb100$>
>> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; charset="iso-8859-1";
>> reply-type=original
>>
>> There may be a freedom of speech but doesn't rootsweb also give the list
>> owner the right to a closed list if they so choose which means Jean can
>> choose who she wants on her list..
>> It would be a nice Christmas gift to hear that Jean is NOT giving up this
>> list because of some idiot...
>> I think the majority has spoken and we all want Jean to stay...so how
>> about
>> it, will you stay????
>> I have a guy on one of the Cherokee lists I am on who is always
>> threatening
>> to sue me cause I exposed him as a fraud but I just shine him on....big
>> talk, no action...figures he can bully people into his way of thinking...
>> So just ignore this person who is threatening you and worry about it when
>> you have been served with legal papers(which won't ever happen)
>> Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all
>> Helen
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "candyandrick" <>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 7:12 AM
>> Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Seeking New List Owner
>>
>>
>>> Oh Jean, Jean, Jean. Such silly talk! This list is YOUR list and
>>> without
>>> you it would surely dry up and expire. And like some of the other
>>> comments
>>> made, I suspect I know who has threatened you with a lawsuit. This is
>>> a
>>> common thing for people with no common sense to say when they don't get
>>> their way or have been shamed by their errant behavior.
>>>
>>> I am by know means a lawyer nor do I play one on TV (come on, you can
>>> smile
>>> at that!). But having spent 20 years in law enforcement I do know a
>>> thing
>>> or two. Mercy me I don't know how many times I was threatened with one
>>> because I took Little Johnny to jail. Funny thing, I never did have one
>>> filed against me.
>>>
>>> Everyone who types messages about others on a public forum can be
>>> scrutinized for slander and I imagine that is what has been threatened.
>>> I
>>> do not recall you ever saying anything slanderous on this forum,
>>> especially
>>> with the intent of doing so and intent is a big factor in these types of
>>> cases. Plus I seriously doubt any attorney worth his salt, even a
>>> hungry
>>> one, would assist in filing such a frivolous case as this. As an
>>> example,
>>> I
>>> had thoughts of suing a fella who lives in California who slandered me
>>> severely over a transaction we made on eBay. He bought something from
>>> me,
>>> never paid and when I e-mailed him letting him know I was going to
>>> cancel
>>> the bid/sale and post negative feedback about that transaction he
>>> proceeded
>>> to respond with verbal tirades, cussings and actual threats. I saved
>>> all
>>> of
>>> it and talked to a friend who was an attorney and while he agreed the
>>> man
>>> was wrong and there was a case, no one would file it as it was too minor
>>> and
>>> involved someone who lived far away. I was advised to just forget about
>>> it
>>> and go on...which I believed was good advise.
>>>
>>> Also, if I remember correctly, wasn't he doing a little slandering of
>>> another person himself? Hmmm....maybe that person should get their
>>> attorney
>>> and threaten to file a lawsuit on him! I doubt he thought that could
>>> happen
>>> back at him.
>>>
>>> I believe you have the "right to refuse service" to anyone since this is
>>> your page. True, it is a public page but if I remember correctly you
>>> can
>>> say who can join or not join and can delete things and folks that are
>>> deemed
>>> to be doing or writing things that are inappropriate. While the 1st
>>> Amendment does give people the right to free speech...there are some
>>> stipulations to how far that right may extend.
>>>
>>> Forget this guy...ignore his threats...block his a-mails to you if he
>>> can.
>>> And keep on doing what you've been doing. Good Lord girl! If you
>>> hadn't
>>> been in charge of this forum there would have been anarchy and
>>> revolution
>>> by
>>> now and the site would have been shut down by Rootsweb a long time ago!
>>>
>>> Stay...'nuff said. Besides, I need you to keep me in line!
>>>
>>> Rick Lawrence - Tulsa
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Jean Cuevas" <>
>>> To: <>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 4:16 AM
>>> Subject: [ARIZARD] Seeking New List Owner
>>>
>>>
>>>> Good Morning Izard Family.
>>>>
>>>> I am wondering whether I have anyone on the list for a long time who
>>>> would like to take over its management? I know that there area any
>>>> number of you who would do a good job . Because I truly care about
>>>> the health of the list, I will try to make a really good selection
>>>> from those who respond.
>>>>
>>>> I have never been a power hungry person, and have always acted in a
>>>> way that I felt was best for the list as a whole. However, it
>>>> appears that my basic desire for the list's good has been taken to
>>>> mean that I am a power hungry person, and I have been threatened with
>>>> a lawsuit. The list is a genealogy list, and doesn't need to be
>>>> effected by anything that may happen in the future.
>>>>
>>>> If you believe that you would honestly be willing to take the list
>>>> and care for it and the members who are on it, without changing the
>>>> family atmosphere that it has always had, please contact me privately.
>>>>
>>>> Thank you!
>>>>
>>>> Jean
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>> quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 6
>> Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 21:34:11 -0600
>> From: "Vera Reeves" <>
>> Subject: [ARIZARD] Thrasher
>> To: <>
>> Message-ID: <001401c724b0$e1ba5e80$>
>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>>
>> Calico Rock Progress - Jan 29, 1926 - Henry Thrasher Denies Report That
>> He
>> Was Killed
>>
>> Henry Thrasher, formerly of Iuka in this county states that the
>> reports of his being shot and killed at Sapulpa, Okla., recently are
>> untrue and without foundation. He asks the Progress to publish the
>> following statement:
>>
>>
>>
>> Portales, New Mexico
>>
>> Jan 20, 1936 ??? (should be 1926)
>>
>> To My Arkansas Friends:
>>
>> The report that was published in Baxter County papers that I was
>> shot and killed at Sapulpa, Okla., is a false report. I am now in the
>> produce business here. I would be glad if this would be published so my
>> friends will know I am still living and haven't has any trouble of any
>> kind. Best wishes to everybody. -----------------------------------
>> Henry Thrasher.
>>
>>
>>
>> (NOTE: the article mentioned here was in the Baxter Bulletin Jan 15, 1926
>> issue. "Henry Thrasher, a former citizen of Iuka died one day last week
>> in
>> an altercation at Sapulpa, Okla., Survivors are his mother and two
>> sisters.)
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 7
>> Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 21:37:15 -0600
>> From: "Vera Reeves" <>
>> Subject: [ARIZARD] Woods
>> To: <>
>> Message-ID: <001b01c724b1$5102fc70$>
>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>>
>> Calico Rock Progress - Feb 26, 1926 - Dan Woods Found Dead Near Iuka
>> Going for Doctor Thursday Night, Dies by Roadside.
>>
>> Dan Woods, a man of about 40 years of age, living in the vicinity
>> of
>> Iuka, was found dead by the roadside on-half mile from Iuka early
>> Thursday
>> night.
>>
>> Woods had been at Iuka a few hours before his death and had started
>> home. He became violently ill while going along the road and decided to
>> turn back and go to Dr Mason's home for medical aid, but had only gone a
>> short way when he met a neighbor, who volunteered to run on ahead and get
>> the doctor. Woods was in considerable agony and when the man returned to
>> him, Woods' lifeless body was found by the roadside. It is stated that
>> indications point to his having been poisoned by drinking bad whiskey, as
>> his tongue was badly swollen and other indications that belief.
>>
>> Woods has lived in this part of the country practically all his
>> life
>> and had been living in the neighborhood of Iuka for 5 or 6 years. He is
>> survived by his wife and five children.
>>
>> An inquest was to have been held today by the Justice of the Peace
>> as the county is without a coroner at present.
>>
>>
>>
>> (Iuka being near the Baxter County. The 1920 census was checked. Norfork
>> Twp, Baxter County census shows a Dan Woods about the right age. No
>> listing for him was in the Baxter or Izard County cemetery books.)
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 8
>> Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 21:41:22 -0600
>> From: "Vera Reeves" <>
>> Subject: [ARIZARD] Barksdale
>> To: <>
>> Message-ID: <002201c724b1$e25aa0b0$>
>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>>
>> Calico Rock Progress - Mar 12, 1926 - News of Guion
>> Sam Cotham left Tuesday with Mrs Will Haley and Mrs Tom Simmons
>> for
>> Anderson, being called to the bedside of their grandfather, Mr Barksdale,
>> who is not expected to live.
>>
>> NOTES
>>
>> (Ray Cemetery: J. T. W. (Warsaw) Barksdale - no dates - Shavors
>> Regt
>> Ark Inf CSA)
>>
>> (Ark Death Record Index - James T. Barksdale d. 3-16-1926 in Izard
>> County)
>>
>> (Ark Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Application - shows -
>> J. T. W. died 3-16-1926)
>>
>> (Laura Barksdale applied for pension 8-19-1926 in Izard County and
>> she died 6-4-1932)
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>>
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>> End of ARIZARD Digest, Vol 1, Issue 384
>> ***************************************
>>
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 3
> Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 08:36:08 -0800
> From: "Vaughn Hageman" <>
> Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] ARIZARD Digest, Vol 1, Issue 384
> To:
> Message-ID: <>
> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed
>
> Good Morning Everyone,
> I'm not responding to anyone just trying to see if my adjustments to my
> computor still allow me to access my family websites. Thanks, everyone
> have
> a merry Christmas
> Vaughn
>
>
>>From: "Ilene Stevenson" <>
>>Reply-To:
>>To: <>
>>Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] ARIZARD Digest, Vol 1, Issue 384
>>Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 10:33:09 -0600
>>
>>Jean, That's the right decision, pray for all of us. This is a very
>>helpful
>>sight to those of us who are serious about our ancestors & of helping
>>others. We're all ready to forget, go on, and support you. Merry Christmas
>>to all. And Remember Jesus is the Reason for the Season.
>>Ilene
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: <>
>>To: <>
>>Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 9:41 PM
>>Subject: ARIZARD Digest, Vol 1, Issue 384
>>
>>
>> >
>> >
>> > Today's Topics:
>> >
>> > 1. Good Evening (Jean Cuevas)
>> > 2. Re: Good Evening (Don Ott)
>> > 3. Puckett (Vera Reeves)
>> > 4. Long - Thrasher marriage (Vera Reeves)
>> > 5. Re: Seeking New List Owner (jackson family)
>> > 6. Thrasher (Vera Reeves)
>> > 7. Woods (Vera Reeves)
>> > 8. Barksdale (Vera Reeves)
>> >
>> >
>> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> >
>> > Message: 1
>> > Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 22:13:46 -0500
>> > From: Jean Cuevas <>
>> > Subject: [ARIZARD] Good Evening
>> > To:
>> > Message-ID: <>
>> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"; format=flowed
>> >
>> > Dear List Members,
>> >
>> > First let me say that I am humbled by so much support and love from
>> > those of you who have responded to my message. I am sorry that it's
>> > been so long since I was able to get back with you. I sent the
>> > message out just before work this morning, and it's been a long
>> > day. My daughter and I have been out trying to wrap up last minute
>> > shopping, and here it is almost 10:00!
>> >
>> > I just want to discuss this situation with you, and explain a little
>> > of where I was coming from this morning. I appreciate the fact that
>> > this is a genealogy list, and that it's a place where a lot of folks
>> > have come over the years, to gain knowledge of their ancestry and to
>> > connect with others who have the same interest in researching, so I
>> > don't want to have a lot of disruption, and I don't want a feud going
>> > on, which will take a toll on the quality of this list. So, after I
>> > explain myself, I would ask that there be no more on the list
>> > discussion of the subject. It's very important to get the list back
>> > to normal again.
>> >
>> > As I told this person in a private message. I have no animosity
>> > toward him, and I do want his ultimate good. I have never wanted to
>> > make a decision such as I have had to do. It's against my
>> > personality to enjoy conflict. However, I made the choice that I
>> > did, for the good of the list. I contacted Listowners-L and shared
>> > some of what had been going on with them, and the support for my
>> > decision was unanimous. They agreed that the decision I made was the
>> > right one, so I don't think that there's a problem from that end.
>> >
>> > I am being accused of causing this person great emotional stress, and
>> > defaming his character. I certainly have no desire to cause him
>> > stress, and add to any personal problems he's having right now. I
>> > believe the best thing that I can possibly do for him is to pray for
>> > his well being, and that he will ultimately find peace in his
>> > life. I don't plan to respond to his messages anymore, as it has
>> > been taken out of context and misconstrued, every time I have tried
>> > to explain.
>> >
>> > He did say that a my personal message to someone on the list had been
>> > forwarded to him, and I certainly am an open book. However, I don't
>> > wish to have people stirring up the pot all the time, so I would ask
>> > you that if you have had any part in doing so, could you please
>> > refrain from now on? This is not a high school situation, where
>> > clicks take sides. If this person wishes to read the Archives, they
>> > are there to be read. It's a public forum. But, this is also a list
>> > where we want to remain amiable to one another, and that will not
>> > occur, if people find it necessary to fuel the fire.
>> >
>> > With having said all this, I believe that with your kind support, I
>> > will continue for now to be your List Mom. However, if it ever comes
>> > to a time when I know that my being one is not good for the list, I
>> > will certainly turn the reins over to someone who also cares about
>> > the list and its best interests.
>> >
>> > I can't tell you how much you have surprised me with your responses,
>> > and how much I appreciate your love and support.
>> >
>> > And, with that said.....let's get back to genealogy!!
>> >
>> > Love,
>> >
>> > Jean
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > ------------------------------
>> >
>> > Message: 2
>> > Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 21:21:10 -0600
>> > From: Don Ott <>
>> > Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Good Evening
>> > To:
>> > Message-ID: <>
>> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"; format=flowed
>> >
>> > Jean,
>> > Thank you for continuing to support this list. I have sent
>> > my other messages in private to you but I want everyone to know that
>> > I am in full support of your decision to continue monitoring this
>> > list. It is the best by far.
>> > Thanks, Merry Christmas
>> > Don Ott
>> >
>> >
>> > At 09:13 PM 20-12-06, you wrote:
>> >>Dear List Members,
>> >>
>> >>First let me say that I am humbled by so much support and love from
>> >>those of you who have responded to my message. I am sorry that it's
>> >>been so long since I was able to get back with you. I sent the
>> >>message out just before work this morning, and it's been a long
>> >>day. My daughter and I have been out trying to wrap up last minute
>> >>shopping, and here it is almost 10:00!
>> >>
>> >>I just want to discuss this situation with you, and explain a little
>> >>of where I was coming from this morning. I appreciate the fact that
>> >>this is a genealogy list, and that it's a place where a lot of folks
>> >>have come over the years, to gain knowledge of their ancestry and to
>> >>connect with others who have the same interest in researching, so I
>> >>don't want to have a lot of disruption, and I don't want a feud going
>> >>on, which will take a toll on the quality of this list. So, after I
>> >>explain myself, I would ask that there be no more on the list
>> >>discussion of the subject. It's very important to get the list back
>> >>to normal again.
>> >>
>> >>As I told this person in a private message. I have no animosity
>> >>toward him, and I do want his ultimate good. I have never wanted to
>> >>make a decision such as I have had to do. It's against my
>> >>personality to enjoy conflict. However, I made the choice that I
>> >>did, for the good of the list. I contacted Listowners-L and shared
>> >>some of what had been going on with them, and the support for my
>> >>decision was unanimous. They agreed that the decision I made was the
>> >>right one, so I don't think that there's a problem from that end.
>> >>
>> >>I am being accused of causing this person great emotional stress, and
>> >>defaming his character. I certainly have no desire to cause him
>> >>stress, and add to any personal problems he's having right now. I
>> >>believe the best thing that I can possibly do for him is to pray for
>> >>his well being, and that he will ultimately find peace in his
>> >>life. I don't plan to respond to his messages anymore, as it has
>> >>been taken out of context and misconstrued, every time I have tried
>> >>to explain.
>> >>
>> >>He did say that a my personal message to someone on the list had been
>> >>forwarded to him, and I certainly am an open book. However, I don't
>> >>wish to have people stirring up the pot all the time, so I would ask
>> >>you that if you have had any part in doing so, could you please
>> >>refrain from now on? This is not a high school situation, where
>> >>clicks take sides. If this person wishes to read the Archives, they
>> >>are there to be read. It's a public forum. But, this is also a list
>> >>where we want to remain amiable to one another, and that will not
>> >>occur, if people find it necessary to fuel the fire.
>> >>
>> >>With having said all this, I believe that with your kind support, I
>> >>will continue for now to be your List Mom. However, if it ever comes
>> >>to a time when I know that my being one is not good for the list, I
>> >>will certainly turn the reins over to someone who also cares about
>> >>the list and its best interests.
>> >>
>> >>I can't tell you how much you have surprised me with your responses,
>> >>and how much I appreciate your love and support.
>> >>
>> >>And, with that said.....let's get back to genealogy!!
>> >>
>> >>Love,
>> >>
>> >>Jean
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>-------------------------------
>> >>To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>> >> with the word 'unsubscribe' without the
>> >>quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > ------------------------------
>> >
>> > Message: 3
>> > Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 21:28:15 -0600
>> > From: "Vera Reeves" <>
>> > Subject: [ARIZARD] Puckett
>> > To: <>
>> > Message-ID: <000601c724b0$0d4d6b10$>
>> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>> >
>> > Calico Rock Progress - Jan 1, 1926 - Mrs Fannie G. Puckett
>> > The funeral of Mrs Fannie G. Puckett, age 81, who died at the home
>>of
>> > her daughter, Mrs J. O. Sorrels, at Antlers, Okla., December 22, 1925
>>was
>> > held at the New Liberty Cemetery, two miles south of Violet Hill,
>>Friday,
>> > the 25th, with Eld. Joe Blue of Morriston conducting the services.
>> > Deceased was one of the pioneer residents of this country and was a
>>highly
>> > respected woman. Practically all her life was spent in this county and
>>she
>> > leaves a host of relatives and friends. She went to Oklahoma about nine
>> > months ago to visit with relatives. Deceased is survived by nine grown
>> > children.
>> >
>> >
>> > ------------------------------
>> >
>> > Message: 4
>> > Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 21:30:37 -0600
>> > From: "Vera Reeves" <>
>> > Subject: [ARIZARD] Long - Thrasher marriage
>> > To: <>
>> > Message-ID: <000d01c724b0$61fcccf0$>
>> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>> >
>> > Calico Rock Progress - Jan 1, 1926 - Wedding Kept Secret
>> > The many friends and acquaintances of Rev Burl N. Long and Miss
>> > Ethel
>> > Thrasher were completely surprised last week when announcement was made
>> > upon arrival of the groom here from Kentucky that the young couple were
>> > married and to make the surprise more complete, it was divulged that
>> > the
>> > wedding took place in September, 1924 and had been kept secret from
>>every
>> > one, except only one or two relatives. The ceremony was performed by
>>Rev.
>> > Roy M. Black one day during the progress of the Calico Rock Fair.
>> >
>> > Mr Long has been in Kentucky for over two years attending school and
>> > serving as pastor of a church, being now located at London, Ky. He was
>> > reared in this vicinity and is well known to every one. He is a
>> > splendid
>> > young man, just entering upon the first years of his ministry and a
>>bright
>> > future is predicted for him.
>> >
>> > The bride is a popular and estimable young lady of Calico Rock and
>> > is
>> > surrounded by a host of friends. She has been living in Calico Rock for
>> > four or five years and is highly esteemed by all. She expects to join
>>her
>> > husband in Kentucky in a few months.
>> >
>> >
>> > ------------------------------
>> >
>> > Message: 5
>> > Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 19:32:48 -0800
>> > From: "jackson family" <>
>> > Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Seeking New List Owner
>> > To: <>
>> > Message-ID: <085201c724b0$b03cb100$>
>> > Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; charset="iso-8859-1";
>> > reply-type=original
>> >
>> > There may be a freedom of speech but doesn't rootsweb also give the
>> > list
>> > owner the right to a closed list if they so choose which means Jean can
>> > choose who she wants on her list..
>> > It would be a nice Christmas gift to hear that Jean is NOT giving up
>>this
>> > list because of some idiot...
>> > I think the majority has spoken and we all want Jean to stay...so how
>> > about
>> > it, will you stay????
>> > I have a guy on one of the Cherokee lists I am on who is always
>> > threatening
>> > to sue me cause I exposed him as a fraud but I just shine him on....big
>> > talk, no action...figures he can bully people into his way of
>>thinking...
>> > So just ignore this person who is threatening you and worry about it
>>when
>> > you have been served with legal papers(which won't ever happen)
>> > Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all
>> > Helen
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "candyandrick" <>
>> > To: <>
>> > Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 7:12 AM
>> > Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Seeking New List Owner
>> >
>> >
>> >> Oh Jean, Jean, Jean. Such silly talk! This list is YOUR list and
>> >> without
>> >> you it would surely dry up and expire. And like some of the other
>> >> comments
>> >> made, I suspect I know who has threatened you with a lawsuit. This
>> >> is
>>a
>> >> common thing for people with no common sense to say when they don't
>> >> get
>> >> their way or have been shamed by their errant behavior.
>> >>
>> >> I am by know means a lawyer nor do I play one on TV (come on, you can
>> >> smile
>> >> at that!). But having spent 20 years in law enforcement I do know a
>> >> thing
>> >> or two. Mercy me I don't know how many times I was threatened with
>> >> one
>> >> because I took Little Johnny to jail. Funny thing, I never did have
>>one
>> >> filed against me.
>> >>
>> >> Everyone who types messages about others on a public forum can be
>> >> scrutinized for slander and I imagine that is what has been
>> >> threatened.
>> >> I
>> >> do not recall you ever saying anything slanderous on this forum,
>> >> especially
>> >> with the intent of doing so and intent is a big factor in these types
>>of
>> >> cases. Plus I seriously doubt any attorney worth his salt, even a
>>hungry
>> >> one, would assist in filing such a frivolous case as this. As an
>>example,
>> >> I
>> >> had thoughts of suing a fella who lives in California who slandered me
>> >> severely over a transaction we made on eBay. He bought something from
>> >> me,
>> >> never paid and when I e-mailed him letting him know I was going to
>>cancel
>> >> the bid/sale and post negative feedback about that transaction he
>> >> proceeded
>> >> to respond with verbal tirades, cussings and actual threats. I saved
>>all
>> >> of
>> >> it and talked to a friend who was an attorney and while he agreed the
>>man
>> >> was wrong and there was a case, no one would file it as it was too
>>minor
>> >> and
>> >> involved someone who lived far away. I was advised to just forget
>>about
>> >> it
>> >> and go on...which I believed was good advise.
>> >>
>> >> Also, if I remember correctly, wasn't he doing a little slandering of
>> >> another person himself? Hmmm....maybe that person should get their
>> >> attorney
>> >> and threaten to file a lawsuit on him! I doubt he thought that could
>> >> happen
>> >> back at him.
>> >>
>> >> I believe you have the "right to refuse service" to anyone since this
>>is
>> >> your page. True, it is a public page but if I remember correctly you
>>can
>> >> say who can join or not join and can delete things and folks that are
>> >> deemed
>> >> to be doing or writing things that are inappropriate. While the 1st
>> >> Amendment does give people the right to free speech...there are some
>> >> stipulations to how far that right may extend.
>> >>
>> >> Forget this guy...ignore his threats...block his a-mails to you if he
>> >> can.
>> >> And keep on doing what you've been doing. Good Lord girl! If you
>>hadn't
>> >> been in charge of this forum there would have been anarchy and
>>revolution
>> >> by
>> >> now and the site would have been shut down by Rootsweb a long time
>> >> ago!
>> >>
>> >> Stay...'nuff said. Besides, I need you to keep me in line!
>> >>
>> >> Rick Lawrence - Tulsa
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> ----- Original Message -----
>> >> From: "Jean Cuevas" <>
>> >> To: <>
>> >> Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 4:16 AM
>> >> Subject: [ARIZARD] Seeking New List Owner
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>> Good Morning Izard Family.
>> >>>
>> >>> I am wondering whether I have anyone on the list for a long time who
>> >>> would like to take over its management? I know that there area any
>> >>> number of you who would do a good job . Because I truly care about
>> >>> the health of the list, I will try to make a really good selection
>> >>> from those who respond.
>> >>>
>> >>> I have never been a power hungry person, and have always acted in a
>> >>> way that I felt was best for the list as a whole. However, it
>> >>> appears that my basic desire for the list's good has been taken to
>> >>> mean that I am a power hungry person, and I have been threatened with
>> >>> a lawsuit. The list is a genealogy list, and doesn't need to be
>> >>> effected by anything that may happen in the future.
>> >>>
>> >>> If you believe that you would honestly be willing to take the list
>> >>> and care for it and the members who are on it, without changing the
>> >>> family atmosphere that it has always had, please contact me
>> >>> privately.
>> >>>
>> >>> Thank you!
>> >>>
>> >>> Jean
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> -------------------------------
>> >>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>> >>> with the word 'unsubscribe' without the
>> >>> quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> --
>> >>> No virus found in this incoming message.
>> >>> Checked by AVG Free Edition.
>> >>> Version: 7.1.409 / Virus Database: 268.15.24/592 - Release Date:
>> >>> 12/18/2006
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> -------------------------------
>> >> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>> >> with the word 'unsubscribe' without the
>> >> quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>> >>
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > ------------------------------
>> >
>> > Message: 6
>> > Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 21:34:11 -0600
>> > From: "Vera Reeves" <>
>> > Subject: [ARIZARD] Thrasher
>> > To: <>
>> > Message-ID: <001401c724b0$e1ba5e80$>
>> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>> >
>> > Calico Rock Progress - Jan 29, 1926 - Henry Thrasher Denies Report That
>>He
>> > Was Killed
>> >
>> > Henry Thrasher, formerly of Iuka in this county states that the
>> > reports of his being shot and killed at Sapulpa, Okla., recently are
>> > untrue and without foundation. He asks the Progress to publish the
>> > following statement:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Portales, New Mexico
>> >
>> > Jan 20, 1936 ??? (should be 1926)
>> >
>> > To My Arkansas Friends:
>> >
>> > The report that was published in Baxter County papers that I was
>> > shot and killed at Sapulpa, Okla., is a false report. I am now in the
>> > produce business here. I would be glad if this would be published so my
>> > friends will know I am still living and haven't has any trouble of any
>> > kind. Best wishes to everybody. -----------------------------------
>> > Henry Thrasher.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > (NOTE: the article mentioned here was in the Baxter Bulletin Jan 15,
>>1926
>> > issue. "Henry Thrasher, a former citizen of Iuka died one day last week
>>in
>> > an altercation at Sapulpa, Okla., Survivors are his mother and two
>> > sisters.)
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > ------------------------------
>> >
>> > Message: 7
>> > Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 21:37:15 -0600
>> > From: "Vera Reeves" <>
>> > Subject: [ARIZARD] Woods
>> > To: <>
>> > Message-ID: <001b01c724b1$5102fc70$>
>> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>> >
>> > Calico Rock Progress - Feb 26, 1926 - Dan Woods Found Dead Near Iuka
>> > Going for Doctor Thursday Night, Dies by Roadside.
>> >
>> > Dan Woods, a man of about 40 years of age, living in the vicinity
>>of
>> > Iuka, was found dead by the roadside on-half mile from Iuka early
>>Thursday
>> > night.
>> >
>> > Woods had been at Iuka a few hours before his death and had
>>started
>> > home. He became violently ill while going along the road and decided to
>> > turn back and go to Dr Mason's home for medical aid, but had only gone
>> > a
>> > short way when he met a neighbor, who volunteered to run on ahead and
>>get
>> > the doctor. Woods was in considerable agony and when the man returned
>> > to
>> > him, Woods' lifeless body was found by the roadside. It is stated that
>> > indications point to his having been poisoned by drinking bad whiskey,
>>as
>> > his tongue was badly swollen and other indications that belief.
>> >
>> > Woods has lived in this part of the country practically all his
>>life
>> > and had been living in the neighborhood of Iuka for 5 or 6 years. He is
>> > survived by his wife and five children.
>> >
>> > An inquest was to have been held today by the Justice of the
>> > Peace
>> > as the county is without a coroner at present.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > (Iuka being near the Baxter County. The 1920 census was checked.
>> > Norfork
>> > Twp, Baxter County census shows a Dan Woods about the right age. No
>> > listing for him was in the Baxter or Izard County cemetery books.)
>> >
>> >
>> > ------------------------------
>> >
>> > Message: 8
>> > Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 21:41:22 -0600
>> > From: "Vera Reeves" <>
>> > Subject: [ARIZARD] Barksdale
>> > To: <>
>> > Message-ID: <002201c724b1$e25aa0b0$>
>> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>> >
>> > Calico Rock Progress - Mar 12, 1926 - News of Guion
>> > Sam Cotham left Tuesday with Mrs Will Haley and Mrs Tom Simmons
>>for
>> > Anderson, being called to the bedside of their grandfather, Mr
>>Barksdale,
>> > who is not expected to live.
>> >
>> > NOTES
>> >
>> > (Ray Cemetery: J. T. W. (Warsaw) Barksdale - no dates - Shavors
>>Regt
>> > Ark Inf CSA)
>> >
>> > (Ark Death Record Index - James T. Barksdale d. 3-16-1926 in
>> > Izard
>> > County)
>> >
>> > (Ark Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Application -
>> > shows -
>> > J. T. W. died 3-16-1926)
>> >
>> > (Laura Barksdale applied for pension 8-19-1926 in Izard County
>> > and
>> > she died 6-4-1932)
>> >
>> >
>> > ------------------------------
>> >
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