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From: "Sanders" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Finley - Carpenter
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2007 19:46:54 -0500
Thank you so much for sending the email.
I find it interesting to read all of your message. I just don't have the
knowledge about the Izard county to reply. I don't know any of the people
My Harris side is the one that I know a little about. The Harris 's I think
came from Conway County and settled in Fulton County. They may have been in
Izard a little but I think mainly in Fulton.
The Mitchell's, Taylor's and Fosters were living next to each other in Izard
County. The Mitchell's married the Taylor's and the Taylor's married the
I find this all interesting.
Once again thank you for helping me.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Vera Reeves" <>
Sent: Sunday, September 23, 2007 7:32 PM
Subject: [ARIZARD] Finley - Carpenter
>> Would you be so kind to check if a Stephen Taylor obit is in the Arkansas
>> Gazette Obituaries. He died about 1876.
>> Or Samuel S. Taylor. He died April 20, 1920.
>> Would a library have this book.
>> Thank you
> Arkansas Gazette goes to 1879
> Taylor, Stephen nothing found
> Taylor, Samuel 1871-Jl - 11 pg 01-col 06
> Taylor, Samuel 1877-Ja-19-pg 01-col 03
> Only Taylor I found in the Apr 1920 time frame by checking the Calico Rock
> Progress and Melbourne Times was:
> Melbourne Times - dated - Apr 23, 1920 - Poison Liquor Kills Two Men
> Prosecuting attorney, Jno. C. Ashley was called to Hardy, Monday to make
> investigation concerning the source of a supply of a liquid supposed to
> induce intoxication that was instrumental in causing the death of two
> citizens of that place on Sunday, Last.
> Sunday morning, Reece Taylor who resides four miles from Hardy drank a
> quantity of moonshine and in a short time became unconscious and died.
> Sunday afternoon Owen Billingsley, son of Jim C. Billingsley, who formerly
> resided at Franklin, in this county, drank something that produced
> intoxication, soon became unconscious and died.
> It is thought that the whiskey was made in a zinc vessel and the death of
> Taylor was caused from zinc poisoning.
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