Barnett Chapel, Yell County, Arkansas

This cemetery is about 200 ft. south of Hwy. 60 on the Sunlight Bay or the Plainview Water Company road. This cemetery is referred to as a colored cemetery, however it may be that a lot of these people were migrant workers with the Ft. Smith Lumber Co. and also working on the railroad or Nimrod Dam. Lots of people followed the timber and mill work until it played out. The date on the monuments show about the same years when all the work was going on here. There used to be a large church here by the cemetery and probably was used for the school also. It was once a large thriving community. Updated 18 May 1993, originally typed by Marilyn Miller Roberts.

The cemetery is behind a house and is very over-grown. These pictures were taken July 2003.

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Where possible, we have updated this page to include any corrections and additions to listings. Source information for these additions and corrections came from the Social Security Death Index and various external sources.

CPF = Confederate Pension Files
SSDI = Social Security Death Index
UPF = Union Pension Files
WWIR = WWI Records

NameBornDiedAdditional Verification
Barnett, Minnie R. s/o T.S. & Ella15 Dec 188411 Aug 1899
Barton, Ollie Belle d/o L.H. & Elizabeth30 Dec 19088 Apr 1909
Boyd, J.B.-----------9 Nov 1913
Davis, Ollie s/o Nelson & Azlee9 Jul 19034 Sep 1906
Edwards, Cenie w/o George
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18316 Jan 1911
Ervin, Lizzie L. d/o J.T. & Betsie
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22 Mar 188026 Dec 1899
Love, Charlie s/o J.H. & L.D.22 May 190927 Jun 1909
Love, Dethula d/o J.H. & L.D.17 Jan 1899May 1907
Love, Elmer James s/o J.H. & L.D.1 Aug 19102 May 1911
Love, Ida Ophelia d/o J.H. & L.D.17 Jul 1899May 1900
Love, Leander c/o J.H. & L.D.May 1906Jul 1906
Love, Teddie s/o J.H. & L.D.B & DJul 1908
Malone, Fannie Ophelia d/o W.E. & Laura5 Jan 190112 Aug 1902
Marsh, Augusta V. w/o W.E.
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12 Aug 188518 May 1926
Marsh, Helma s/o W.E. & A.S.V.3 Oct 191024 Dec 1910
Marsh, Inf. s/o W.E. & A.S.V.23 Dec 190424 Dec 1904
Martin, Inf. s/o Pleas & Maggie
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8 Jan 1907 12 Jan 1907
Norman, Rena d/o A.A. & L.L.5 Sep 190627 Sep 1907
O'Daniel, Inf. Twins of H.W. & S.A.B & D25 May 1901
O'Daniel, Jim s/o H.W. & S.A.17 Nov 190223 Nov 1903
Stallcup, Docia4 Mar 188513 May 1915

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Last updated 08 Apr 2010