Family History Book

Lawrence County residents, natives, and their ancestors are a vital piece in the puzzle of Arkansas history. In this book, you will see how life evolved from the early days of the county to the present, meeting the people, families and communities that have played a major role in the development of Lawrence County. This volume will allow today’s generation to value their roots; to see the events and heritage that shaped their lives. Future generations will benefit immensely from the wealth of information that has now been permanently recorded

Lawrence County Family History Book

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  • Hardcover: 248 pages
  • Publisher: Turner Pub Co
  • Copyright: 2001
  • 2nd Printing: 2003
  • Dimensions: 8 1/2″ x 11″
  • ISBN: 1-56311-753-3
  • Library-quality binding
  • Stitched (sewn) spine
  • Acid-free paper
  • Embossed lettering on cover
  • Professionally typeset text

Table of Contents

Dedication 4
Preface 5
Lawrence County Historical Society 6
In Grateful Appreciation 7
History of Lawrence County 9
Historical Highlights 15
History of the Walnut Ridge Army Airfield 20
World War 1 Memories 22
In Memory of Sebastian A. (Chubby) Spades 23
Communities 24
Business and Industry 31
Schools 33
Churches 39
Cemeteries, Clubs and Organizations 51
Family Histories 54
Index of Family Names 240

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