Slaty Crossing Catholic Cemetery, Yell County, Arkansas

23 Oct 1983 Cornelia Daniels and Mary Humphrey copied this cemetery. It is uncared for and by now 11 Jul 1992 there is probably not much left of it. It is not fenced, and vines and underbrush were so thick it was hard to even get to and find the markers. Mr. Standridge helped us find it. At one time there were two acres for cemetery and Catholic Church. Lola Pearson Cooper states in her book that some of the graves were moved to Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle. The old foundation of the church is still there and a few markers. In 1891 the Priest Father McCormick taught school in the church. Yell County History by B.W. Banks has more information on the church.

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
Cleary, Mary d/o William & SarahFeb 188327 Jul 1884
Cleary, Patrick s/o William & Sarah187425 Mar 1891
Cleary, Sadie s/o William & Sarah188122 Feb 1906
Cleary, William183627 Jan 1891
Desjardin, Nicholus J.25 Dec 18699 Jan 1887
Locke, Kerby1 Feb 189615 May 1896
Locke, Leo R.19 Sep 189429 Dec 1894
Roone, Main b. in Ireland184912 Jun 1896

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Last updated 09 Apr 2010