John Jackson Arrowood and Descendants


Ralph Dean Clark
P.O. Box 641188
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1188
Ultimate Family Tree, ver 3.0
MARCUM Project Version 880
July 5, 1999

Table of Contents


Arrowood, Brown, Clay, Delong, Hagar, Stapleton, Webb, Wells


First Generation

1. John Jackson1 Arrowood, son of James Arrowood and Elizabeth Britton, (#1884) was born in North Carolina 6th of April 1821. See his father's family for more information. John died after 1900 at age unknown.

He married Eleanor Riddle 10th day of March 1844 in North Carolina.(1) (Eleanor Riddle is #1885.) Eleanor was born 10th day of March 1824 in North Carolina. Eleanor(2) was the daughter of Benjamin Riddle and Rachel Austin. Eleanor died Oct. 21, 1898 in Johnson Co, KY, at age 74.

In the Census of 1850, John was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(3) In the Census of 1860, John was listed as a head of household in Buncombe Co, NC.(4) During the War Between the States, John Jackson Arrowood served in Company G of the 14th Battalion of North Carolina Cavalry, C.S.A. He surrendered at Dillingham, North Carolina, on May 5, 1865, and held the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. John Jackson and Eleanor Arrowood moved to Johnson County, Kentucky from Buncombe County, NC in 1867.(5)

He was listed as Rosecrans Stapleton's grandfather in the 1900 Census in Johnson Co, KY.(6)

John's bible has been preserved. (7) It contains information about his parents' family.

John Jackson Arrowood and Eleanor Riddle had the following children:

Second Generation

2. George Washington2 Arrowood (John Jackson1) (#1886) was born in Yancey Co, NC March 1846.

He married twice. He married Samantha Dillingham April 1863 in Buncombe Co, NC. (Samantha Dillingham is #2368.) Samantha was born circa 1847 in North Carolina. He married Francis Caudill 4 Jan 1900. (Francis Caudill is #2369.)

In the 1880 Census, George was listed as a head of household 9 June 1880 in Johnson Co, KY.(8) In the 1900 Census, George was listed as a head of household 19 June 1900 in Johnson Co, KY.(9)

George Washington Arrowood and Samantha Dillingham had the following children:

3. James Marion2 Arrowood (John Jackson1)(21) (#1888) was born in Yancey Co, NC April 1848. Marion died 13 March 1903 in Johnson Co, KY, at age 54.(22) He died of typhoid fever.

He married Delilah Jane Price 12 Aug 1870 in Johnson Co, KY. (Delilah Jane Price is #2332.) Delilah was born 20 May 1854 in Kentucky.(23) Delilah(24) was the daughter of Jesse Price and Dicie Slayer. Delilah died 10 April 1941 at age 86.

In the 1880 Census, Marion was listed as a head of household 11 June 1880 in Johnson Co, KY.(25) In the 1900 Census, Marion was listed as a head of household 14 June 1900 in Johnson Co, KY.(26)

There is an 1894 photograph of the family.

James Marion Arrowood and Delilah Jane Price had the following children:

4. William Jackson (Uncle Jack)2 Arrowood (John Jackson1) (#1936) was born in Yancey Co, NC 21 July 1850.

He married Martelia Welch circa 1876. (Martelia Welch is #2370.) Martelia was born Aug 1857 in Kentucky.

In the 1880 Census, William was listed as a head of household 9 June 1880 in Johnson Co, KY.(29) In the 1900 Census, William was listed as a head of household 25 June 1900 in Johnson Co, KY.(30) He resided in River, Johnson Co, KY 1927.(31)

William Jackson (Uncle Jack) Arrowood and Martelia Welch had the following children:

5. Benjamin Britton2 Arrowood (John Jackson1) (#1938) was born in Yancey Co, NC 1852.

He married Judith Walter 1 Jan 1874 in Johnson Co, KY. (Judith Walter is #2371.)

Benjamin Britton Arrowood and Judith Walter had the following children:

8. Margaret Jane2 Arrowood (John Jackson1)(32) (#1941) was born in Yancey Co, NC April 9, 1858. Margaret died July 6, 1883 in Johnson Co, TN, at age 25. Her remains were interred J. B. Wells Cemetery in Paintsville, Ky.

She married Charles Jefferson Wells August 16, 1877 in Johnson Co, KY. (Charles Jefferson Wells is #1952.) Charles was born March 19, 1856 in Johnson Co, KY. Charles was the son of Dr. William Green Wells and Mary Butcher. Charles died 1884 in Offutt, KY, at age 28.

Margaret Jane Arrowood and Charles Jefferson Wells had the following child:

9. Mary Elizabeth2 Arrowood (John Jackson1) (#2374) was born in Buncombe Co, NC September 1862.

She married Roscoe Stapleton November 8, 1883 in Johnson Co, KY. (Roscoe Stapleton is #2377.) Roscoe was born circa 1861 in Johnson Co, KY. Roscoe was the son of Eli Stapleton and Charlotte (Stapleton). Roscoe died before 1910 in probably, Johnson Co, KY, at age unknown. He was listed as a household member of Eli Stapleton's house in the Census of 1870 in Johnson Co, KY.(33) Roscoe was listed as Eli Stapleton's son in the 1880 Census in Johnson Co, KY.(34) In the 1900 Census, Roscoe was listed as a head of household 23 June 1900 in Johnson Co, KY.(35) He was listed as Eli Stapleton's neighbor in the 1900 Census in Johnson Co, KY.(36)

She was listed as Eli Stapleton's neighbor in the 1910 Census in Johnson Co, KY.(37) In the 1910 Census, Mary was listed as a head of household 21 April 1910 in Johnson Co, KY.(38)

Mary Elizabeth Arrowood and Roscoe Stapleton had the following children:

11. Emily Aletha2 Arrowood (John Jackson1) (#2376) was born in Johnson Co, KY 1867.

She married Matthew Clay Dec. 11, 1884 in Johnson Co, KY. (Matthew Clay is #2379.)

Emily Aletha Arrowood and Matthew Clay had the following child:

Third Generation

12. Mary Ellen3 Arrowood (George Washington2, John Jackson1) (#4634) was born in North Carolina Sept 1863.(40)

She married Rosecrans Stapleton Nov 12, 1884 in Johnson Co, KY.(41) (Rosecrans Stapleton is #5759.) Rosecrans was born April 1864 in Johnson Co, KY. Rosecrans was the son of Eli Stapleton and Charlotte (Stapleton). He was listed as a household member of Eli Stapleton's house in the Census of 1870 in Johnson Co, KY.(42) Rosecrans was listed as Eli Stapleton's son in the 1880 Census in Johnson Co, KY.(43) In the 1900 Census, Rosecrans was listed as a head of household 23 June 1900 in Johnson Co, KY.(44) He was listed as Eli Stapleton's neighbor in the 1900 Census in Johnson Co, KY.(45) In the 1910 Census, Rosecrans was listed as a head of household 16 April 1910 in Johnson Co, KY.(46) He was listed as Eli Stapleton's neighbor in the 1910 Census in Johnson Co, KY.(47) There is a photograph of Rosecrans, Mary Ellen, and daughter Esta from around 1915.

Conflicting evidence states that Mary was born in 1865 or 1866 in North Carolina.(48)

Mary Ellen Arrowood and Rosecrans Stapleton had the following children:

13. William Garrett3 Arrowood (George Washington2, John Jackson1) (#4635) was born in Johnson Co, KY circa 1867.

He married Melvina Branham circa 1895. (Melvina Branham is #6393.) Melvina was born Jan 1874 in Kentucky.

In the 1900 Census, William was listed as a head of household 22 June 1900 in Johnson Co, KY.(51)

William Garrett Arrowood and Melvina Branham had the following child:

16. Andrew Jackson (Jack)3 Arrowood (George Washington2, John Jackson1) (#4638) was born in Johnson Co, KY May 1876. Andrew died 19 Jan 1931 in Boons Camp, Johnson Co, KY, at age 54.(52)

He married Mary Jane Daniel circa 1895.(53) (Mary Jane Daniel is #6380.) Mary was born April 1876 in River, Johnson Co, KY. Mary died Dec 1963 in Johnson Co, KY, at age 87.(54)

In the 1900 Census, Andrew was listed as a head of household 30 June 1900 in Johnson Co, KY.(55) In 1927 A. J. resided on Greasy Creek in Johnson Co, KY.(56)

Andrew Jackson (Jack) Arrowood and Mary Jane Daniel had the following children:

23. Dica Ellen3 Arrowood (James Marion2, John Jackson1) (#4600) was born in Johnson Co, KY 20 May 1872.(77)

She married Fred Hagar.(78) (Fred Hagar is #6399.)

Dica Ellen Arrowood and Fred Hagar had the following children:

24. John Henry3 Arrowood (James Marion2, John Jackson1) (#2333) was born in Wolf Pen Branch, Johnson Co, KY June 11, 1874. John died September 23, 1963 in Thealka, Johnson Co, KY, at age 89.

He married four times. He married Mary Louise DeLong October 25, 1894 in Johnson Co, KY. (Mary Louise DeLong is #2334.) He married Mary Horton Morgan January 6, 1921 in Prestonburg, Floyd Co, KY. (Mary Horton Morgan is #4719.) Mary was born circa 1886 in Knott Co, KY. He married Elizabeth Ward Francis September 16, 1938 in Johnson Co, KY. (Elizabeth Ward Francis is #4723.) Elizabeth was born circa 1865. He married Arminta Adams April 7, 1954 in Johnson Co, KY. (Arminta Adams is #4724.) Arminta was born circa 1886.

John Henry Arrowood and Mary Louise DeLong had the following children:

John Henry Arrowood and Mary Horton Morgan had the following children:

25. Mary Etta3 Arrowood (James Marion2, John Jackson1) (#4601) was born in Johnson Co, KY 24 Feb 1877. Mary died 26 May 1968 in Tollesboro, Lewis Co, KY, at age 91.(80)

She married David P. Delong.(81) (David P. Delong is #6402.)

Mary Etta Arrowood and David P. Delong had the following children:

26. Judith B.3 Arrowood (James Marion2, John Jackson1) (#4602) was born in Johnson Co, KY 25 Feb 1879. Judith died 26 May 1907 at age 28.(82)

She married Lewis Brown.(83) (Lewis Brown is #6406.)

Judith B. Arrowood and Lewis Brown had the following children:

27. Alonzo3 Arrowood (James Marion2, John Jackson1) (#4604) was born in Johnson Co, KY 25 Oct 1882. Lon died 21 July 1970 at age 87.(84)

He married twice. He married Dutch Gibbs.(85) (Dutch Gibbs is #6410.)

Alonzo Arrowood and Dutch Gibbs had the following children:

Alonzo Arrowood and Ann Whitten had the following children:

28. William K.3 Arrowood (James Marion2, John Jackson1) (#4603) was born in Johnson Co, KY 9 April 1885. William died 25 June 1974 at age 89.(86)

He married twice. He married Rosa Bell Preston.(87) (Rosa Bell Preston is #6422.)

William K. Arrowood and Rosa Bell Preston had the following children:

29. Lillie Mae3 Arrowood (James Marion2, John Jackson1) (#4605) was born in Johnson Co, KY 9 April 1885.

She married Alex Webb.(88) (Alex Webb is #6430.)

Lillie Mae Arrowood and Alex Webb had the following children:

45. John Britton3 Wells (Margaret Jane2 Arrowood, John Jackson1) (#6376) birth date unknown.

He married Jennie Ward.(89) (Jennie Ward is #6377.)

Hall's Johnson County History (1927) says, "John Britton Wells was reared on Greasy Creek, where he began business running a general merchandise store. From there he bought part interest in the Big Sandy Hardware Company, later gaining control of the business. Under his able management the concern outgrew its quarters and is now located in a ne building which Mr. Wells recently constructed for the hardware business. He is a member of the City Council, and one of the leaders of Paintsville. Charles Wells is in business with his father."(90)

John Britton Wells and Jennie Ward had the following children:

Fourth Generation

66. Irvin R.4 Arrowood (Andrew Jackson (Jack)3, George Washington2, John Jackson1) (#6383) was born in Johnson Co, KY 18 June 1901.(91) Irvin died 12 Feb 1983 at age 81.(92)

He married Vina Wells.(93) (Vina Wells is #6378.) Vina was the daughter of John Britton Wells and Jennie Ward.

Hall's Johnson County History (1928) says, "Like his brother Henry, Irvin R. Arrowood is journalistically inclined. He has written several short stories, on of which was So's Your Old Salesman, which was widely published. He began his business career in the machine shops of the North-East Coal Company, later going with his father-in-law into the hardware business, and is at present connected with the Big Sandy Hardware Company, as traveling salesman, with headquarters at Paintsville."(94)

Irvin R. Arrowood and Vina Wells had the following child:

107. Vina4 Wells (John Britton3, Margaret Jane2 Arrowood, John Jackson1) (#6378) birth date unknown.

She married Irvin R. Arrowood.(96) (Irvin R. Arrowood is #6383.) Irvin was born 18 June 1901 in Johnson Co, KY.(97) Irvin was the son of Andrew Jackson (Jack) Arrowood and Mary Jane Daniel. Irvin died 12 Feb 1983 at age 81.(98)

Hall's Johnson County History (1928) says, "Like his brother Henry, Irvin R. Arrowood is journalistically inclined. He has written several short stories, on of which was So's Your Old Salesman, which was widely published. He began his business career in the machine shops of the North-East Coal Company, later going with his father-in-law into the hardware business, and is at present connected with the Big Sandy Hardware Company, as traveling salesman, with headquarters at Paintsville."(99)

Irvin R. Arrowood and Vina Wells had the following child:


Notes and References


1. Bible of John Jackson Arrowood and later of his daughter Margaret Jane Arrowood Wells, as extracted by John Britton Wells III in email to Pat Bryant, September 1996, John Britton Wells III, 733 Court St., Paintsville, KY 41240 (1996) (hereafter cited as John B. Wells III, John J. Arrowood Bible).
2. Ibid. Maiden name from dau. Margaret's ref.
3. John J. Arrowood, 1850 US Census, Yancey Co. NC, P.385B L.4, John J. Arrowood 29 b.NC Farmer RE$225; George W. 4, James M. 2, both b.NC; Elenor 25 b.NC (hereafter cited as 1850 census, P.385B L.4, Yancey Co. NC).
4. John J. Arwood, 1860 US Census, Buncombe Co. NC (Ivy & Flat Creek Div, Democrat P.O.), P.674 L.34, John J. Arwood 39 b.NC farming PE$355; Eleanor 33 b.NC col.13; George W. 14, James M. 12, Wm J. 10, Benjamin B. 8, all col.12, Nancy A. 6, [P675 L1] Rachel M. Arwood 4, Margaret J. 2, all ch. b.NC (hereafter cited as 1860 census, P.674 L.34, Buncombe Co. NC).
5. Biography provided by John Britton Wells III.
6. Can R. Stapleton, 1900 US Census, Johnson Co, KY (Magisterial Dist. No. 5), ED.42 S.25 L.63 H.449 F.464 (H&F original, not writeover, numbers), NA Film Series T623, Roll 534, National Archives, Washington, DC: Stapleton Can R w/m Apr 1864-36 m.15 b.KY f,m.b.KY Farmer 6-NNYOFF463; Mary wife Sept 1863-36 m.15 6/6 b.NC f,m.b.NC; Emma dau Sept 1885-14, Lizzie dau July 1888-11, both girls b.KY fb.KY mb.NC At school 5YYY, Virgie dau Feb 1891-9, Eli son Oct 1894-5, Cora dau June 1896-4, Hansford son Feby 1899-1, last 4 ch. b.KY f,m.b.KY; Arrowood John g-father Apr 1821-79 wd. b.NC f,m.b.NC Invalid YYY (hereafter cited as 1900 census, ED.42 S.25 L.63, Johnson Co. KY).
7. Bible of John Jackson Arrowood(born April 6, 1821) and later the Bible of his daughter Margaret Jane Arrowood Wells, in the possession of John Britton Wells III, 733 Court Street, Paintsville, KY 41240. A trancription is available online.
8. George Arrowood, 1880 US Census, Johnson Co. KY (Precinct No. 8, Greasy), ED.46 P.20 L.26 F.165, NA Film Series T-9, Roll 425, National Archives, Washington, DC: Arrowood George 34 b.NC f,m.b.NC Farmer; Samantha wife 33 b.NC f,m.b.NC Keeping house; Mary C dau 14 b.NC f,m.b.NC, William G son 13, Trinvilla dau 11, Nancy dau 9, first 4 ch col.21, Andrew J son 6, Harriet dau 3, last 5 ch. b.KY f,m.b.NC (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.46 P.20 L.26, Johnson Co. KY).
9. George Arrowood, 1900 US Census, Johnson Co. KY (Magisterial Dist No. 5), ED.42 S.20 L.100 H.365 F.378, NA Film Series T-623, Roll 534, National Archives, Washington, DC: Arrowood George Mch 1846-54 b.NC f,m.b.NC Farmer 4-YYY --F 377; Samtha wife June 1879-20 b.KY f,m.b.KY 0-YYY; Benjamin son Nov 1888-11 b.KY f,m.b.KY At school 4NNN [sic] (hereafter cited as 1900 census, ED.42 S.20 L.100, Johnson Co. KY).
10. Mitchell Hall, Johnson County, Kentucky - A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927, Volume II (Louisville: The Standard Press, 1928), p. 25 (hereafter cited as Hall, Johnson Co. KY History).
11. Ibid., p. 25.
12. Ibid., p. 25.
13. Newton Bayes, 1900 US Census, Johnson Co. KY, ED.42 S.13 L.84 H.240 F.250, NA Film Series T-623, Roll 534, National Archives, Washington, DC: Bayes Newton Jany 1878-22 m.7/12 Farmer 3-YYY R-F 248; Alice wife Aug 1880-19 m.7/12 0/0 0-YYY; Arrowood Vina sister in law Jany 1886-14 At school 5YYY; all b.KY f,m.b.KY (hereafter cited as 1900 census, ED.42 S.13 L.84, Johnson Co. KY).
14. Amy Hatcher Ryan (jonryan@iquest.net) email to ARWOOD-L@rootsweb.com, 25 Apr 1998, New cousin. 1880-1883 photo of family of George Washington Arrowood and Samantha Dillingham, labeled with names. (hereafter cited as Ryan, 4/25/98, New cousin).
15. John Arrowood, 1900 US Census, Meeker Co. MN (Kingston Twp), ED.113 S.3 L.13 H/F.35, Series T-623, Roll 775, National Archives, Washington, DC (hereafter cited as 1900 census, ED.113 S.3 L.13, Meeker Co. MN). Arrowood John July 1859-40 m.(18 lined through) b.KY fb.NC mb.KY Farmer 0-YYYOMF 33; Jennie wife Sept 1873-37 (sic) m.1 1/1 b.KY f,m.b.KY YYY; Florense dau Mar 1900-5/12 b.Minn f,m.b.KY NNN; Arrowood Albert cousin Aug 1880-19 sgl b.KY f,m.b.NC Farm Laborer YYY
16. Amy Hatcher Ryan (jonryan@iquest.net) email to Ralph D. Clark, 24 Apr 1998, Hello. Family of George Washington Arrowood. (hereafter cited as Ryan, 4/24/98, Hello).
17. Ryan, 4/25/98, New cousin.
18. Hall, Johnson Co. KY History p. 25.
19. 1900 census, ED.42 S.13 L.84, Johnson Co. KY.
20. Hall, Johnson Co. KY History p. 25.
21. Information about this man's family received in correspondence from his great granddaughter, researcher Linda Barnoski.
22. Linda Barnoski (barnoski@may-uky.campus.mci.net) email to Ralph D. Clark et al, 11 Sept 1996, Arrowood Research. Family of James Marion Arrowood. (hereafter cited as Barnoski, 9/11/96, Arrowood Research).
23. Ibid.
24. Linda Barnoski (barnoski@may-uky.campus.mci.net) email to Pat Bryant, forwarded to Ralph D. Clark et al, 11 Sept 1996, Re: Arrowood Research. Descent from James Arrowood and Elizabeth Britton. (hereafter cited as Barnoski, 9-11-96, Re: Arrowood Research).
25. Marion Arrowood, 1880 US Census, Johnson Co. KY (Precinct No. 8, Greasy), ED.46 P.21 L.28 F.173, NA Film Series T-9, Roll 425, National Archives, Washington, DC: Arrowood Marion 32 b.NC f,m.b.NC Farmer; Delila J wife 26 b.KY f,m.b.KU Keeping house; Dicy E dau 8 col.21, John H son 6, Mary etta [sic] dau 4, Judith B dau 1, all ch. b.KY fb.NC mb.KY (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.46 P.21 L.28, Johnson Co. KY).
26. James M. Arrowood, 1900 US Census, Johnson Co. KY (Magisterial Dist No. 2), ED.39 S.6A L.4 H&F.228, NA Film Series T-623, Roll 534, National Archives, Washington, DC: Arrowood James M Apr 1848-52 m.30 b.NC f,m.b.NC Farmer 3-YYY OFF 97; Delilah wife May 1854-46 m.30 9/9 b.KY f,m.b.KY NNN; Disa E dau May 1872-28 Boarder YYY, Alonzo son Oct 1882-17, both ch. b.KY f,m.b.KY [sic], William K son Apr 1885-15, both boys Farm laborer 3,5YYY, Lillie dau Apr 1885-15 Boarder 5YYY, Thomas son Dec 1889-10 Farm laborer 3,5YYY, previous 3 ch. b.KY fb.NC mb.KY, Jessie son Nov 1890-9, b.KY f,m.b.KY [sic] (hereafter cited as 1900 census, ED.39 S.6A L.4, Johnson Co. KY).
27. Barnoski, 9/11/96, Arrowood Research.
28. Ibid.
29. Wm J. Arrowood, 1880 US Census, Johnson Co. KY (Precinct No. 8, Greasy), ED.46 P.20 L.10 F.162, NA Film Series T-9, Roll 425, National Archives, Washington, DC: Arrowood Wm J 29 b.NC f,m.b.NC Farmer; Martela wife 21 b.KY f,m.b.KY Keeping house; Frances E dau 4, John C son 2, Thomas George son 7/12 col.7=Oct, all ch. b.KY fb.NC mb.KY (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.46 P.20 L.10, Johnson Co. KY).
30. Jackson J. Arrowood, 1900 US Census, Johnson Co. KY (Magisterial Dist No. 5), ED.42 S.27 L.17 H.484 F.500, NA Film Series T-623, Roll 534, National Archives, Washington, DC: Arrowood Jackson J July 1850-49 m.24 b.NC f,m.b.NC Farmer 2-YYY OFF 494; Martelia wife Aug 1857-42 m.24 11/8 b.KY fb.VA mb.KY 0-NNY; Nannie dau Jany 1882-18 0-NNY, James M son Sept 1884-15, Paris H son Mch 1887-13, Florence dau Oct 1889-10, previous 3 ch. At school 4YYY, Ulysis son Mch 1892-8, Peter son Mch 1892-8, Emma dau Mch 1895-5, Julia dau Aug 1897-2, all ch. b.KY fb.NC mb.KY; Clay Johnson nephew Apr 1889-11 b.KY f,m.b.KY At school 4YYY (hereafter cited as 1900 census, ED.42 S.27 L.17, Johnson Co. KY).
31. Hall, Johnson Co. KY History p. 25.
32. Ref: Family group sheets in Vol. IV Kentucky Family Archives, pub. by KY Gen. Soc., pp.307, 313.
33. Eli Stapleton, 1870 US Census, Johnson Co. KY (Tom's Creek Precinct, Paintsville P.O.), P.206A L.8 H&F.153, NA Film Series M-593, Roll 477, National Archives, Washington, DC: Stapleton Eli 31 Farmer RE$500 PE$300 col.16,17,19; Charlotte 33 Keeping house; Roscoe 10m col. 15,16,17, Rosecrans 7m col.15, Alice, Mary 3, [name too dim to read] B. [dim]/12 col.13=Dec; everybody b.KY (hereafter cited as 1870 census, P.206A L.8, Johnson Co. KY).
34. Eli Stapleton, 1880 US Census, Johnson Co. KY (Pct 6, Sycamore), ED.43 S.1 L.42, NA Film Series T-9, Roll 425, National Archives, Washington, DC: Stapleton Eli 43 b.KY fb.VA mb.KY Farmer col.22,23; Charlotte wife 43 b.KY f,m.b.KY Keeping house; Roscoe son 18, Rosencranz son 17, Alice dau 14, Mary L dau 12, Belle dau 10 col.22, last 3 ch. col.23, all ch. b.KY f,m.b.KY At school col.21 (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.43 S.1 L.42, Johnson Co. KY).
35. Rosco Stapleton, 1900 US Census, Johnson Co. KY (Magisterial District No. 5), ED.42 S.25 L.79 H.452 F.467 (H&F numbers are original, not writeover), NA Film Series T-623, Roll 534, National Archives, Washington, DC: Stapleton Rosco Nov 1863-37 m.17 b.KY f,m.b.KY Farmer 6-NNY OFF 466; Mary wife 38 m.17 7/5 b.NC f,m.b.NC 0-YYY; Lon son June 1886-14, Sam son 12 [last 4 ch. birth month and year are blank], Laura dau 10, first 3 ch. At school 5YYY, Willie son 7, Millard son 3, all ch. b.KY fb.KY mb.NC (hereafter cited as 1900 census, ED.42 S.25 L.79, Johnson Co. KY).
36. Eli Stapleton, 1900 US Census, Johnson Co. KY (Magisterial District No. 5), ED.42 S.25B L.59 H.448 F.463 (H&F numbers original not writeover), NA Film Series T-623, Roll 534, National Archives, Washington, DC: Stapleton Eli 60 [first 3 persons birth month and year are blank] m.41 Farmer 0-NNY OFF 462; Charlotte wife 57 m.41 5/5 0-YNY; Bell dau 33 sgl 0-YYY; Wiley Malcom g-son Aug 1881-18 sgl 0-YYY; everybody b.KY f,m.b.KY (hereafter cited as 1900 census, ED.42 S.25B L.59, Johnson Co. KY).
37. Eli Stapleton, 1910 US Census, Johnson Co. KY (Mingo Precinct), ED.79 S.1B L.75 H&F.13, NA Film Series T-624, Roll 480, National Archives, Washington, DC: Stapleton Eli 73 m1.50 NN- R-H col.30=UA; Charlotte wife 71 m1.50 5/4 YN-; both b.KY f,m.b.KY (hereafter cited as 1910 census, ED.79 S.1B L.75, Johnson Co. KY).
38. Mary L. Stapleton, 1900 US Census, Johnson Co. KY (Mingo Precinct), ED.79 S.3B L.60 H&F.40, NA Film Series T-624, Roll 480, National Archives, Washington, DC: Stapleton Mary L 48 wd 8/6 b.NC f,m.b.NC Farmer, General farm, Emp YY- OFF 29; Sam son 21 sgl YY-, Willie son 16 YYY, first 2 boys Laborer, Home farm, W, Millard son 13 YYY, Dora dau 6 Y, all ch. b.KY fb.KY mb.NC (hereafter cited as 1900 census, ED.79 S.3B L.60, Johnson Co. KY).
39. 1900 census, ED.42 S.27 L.17, Johnson Co. KY.
40. 1900 census
41. Cora Rice (ricecom@activecom.net) email to Ralph D. Clark, 23 June 1999, Mary Ellen Arrowood. (hereafter cited as Rice, 6/23/99 23:38, Mary Ellen Arrowood).
42. 1870 census, P.206A L.8, Johnson Co. KY.
43. 1880 census, ED.43 S.1 L.42, Johnson Co. KY.
44. 1900 census, ED.42 S.25 L.63, Johnson Co. KY.
45. 1900 census, ED.42 S.25B L.59, Johnson Co. KY.
46. Rosecran Stapleton, 1910 US Census, Johnson Co. KY (Mingo Precinct), ED.79 S.1B L.67 H&F.12, NA Film Series T-624, Roll 480, National Archives, Washington, DC: Stapleton Rosecran 45 m1.24 Farmer, General farm, OA YY- OFF 10; Mary E wife 44 m1.24 10/10 YY-; Eli son 15 YYY, Cara dau 13 YYY, Hansford son 10 YYY, Clarence son 7 Y, Rosco son 5 Y, Esty dau 1; everybody b.KY f,m.b.KY (hereafter cited as 1910 census, ED.79 S.1B L.67, Johnson Co. KY).
47. 1910 census, ED.79 S.1B L.75, Johnson Co. KY.
48. 9 June 1880 census, age 14
49. Her granddaughter, Cora Rice, is actively researching her family history. She can be contacted by email at ZDCY19A@prodigy. com.
50. Rice, 6/23/99 23:38, Mary Ellen Arrowood.
51. Garret Arrowood, 1900 US Census, Johnson Co. KY (Magisterial Dist No. 2), ED.39 S.14B L.75 H&F.382, NA Film Series T-623, Roll 534, National Archives, Washington, DC: Arrowood Garret May 1870-30 m.5 Farmer 3-YYY OFF 244; Melvina wife Jany 1874-26 m.5 3/1 YYY; Elmer son May 1896-4; Branham Jessie brother in law Aug 1877-22 Farm laborer 3-YYY; all b.KY f,m.b.KY (hereafter cited as 1900 census, ED.39 S.14B L.75, Johnson Co. KY).
52. Amy Hatcher Ryan (jonryan@iquest.net) email to Ralph D. Clark, 28 Apr 1998, Ben and his siblings. Andrew Jackson Arrowood and family. (hereafter cited as Ryan, 4/28/98, Ben and his siblings).
53. Hall, Johnson Co. KY History p. 25.
54. Ryan, 4/28/98, Ben and his siblings.
55. Jack Arrowood, 1900 US Census, Johnson Co. KY (Magisterial Dist No. 2), ED.39 S.25A L.4 H&F.560, NA Film Series T-623, Roll 534, National Archives, Washington, DC: Arrowood Jack May 1876-24 m.6 Farmer 3-YYY R-F 380; Mary wife Apr 1876-23 m.6 2/2 YYY; Henry son May 1896-4, Leonard son Apr 1898-2; everybody b.KY f,m.b.KY (hereafter cited as 1900 census, ED.39 S.25A L.4, Johnson Co. KY).
56. Hall, Johnson Co. KY History p. 26.
57. Ryan, 4/28/98, Ben and his siblings.
58. Ibid.
59. Ibid.
60. Hall, Johnson Co. KY History p. 26.
61. Ibid., p. 26.
62. Ryan, 4/28/98, Ben and his siblings.
63. Hall, Johnson Co. KY History p. 26.
64. Ryan, 4/28/98, Ben and his siblings.
65. Ibid.
66. Hall, Johnson Co. KY History p. 25.
67. Ryan, 4/28/98, Ben and his siblings.
68. Ibid.
69. Hall, Johnson Co. KY History p. 25.
70. Ryan, 4/28/98, Ben and his siblings.
71. Ibid.
72. Ibid.
73. Ibid.
74. Ibid.
75. Ibid.
76. Ibid.
77. Barnoski, 9/11/96, Arrowood Research.
78. Ibid.
79. She is the grandmother of researcher Lind a Barnoski.
80. Barnoski, 9/11/96, Arrowood Research.
81. Ibid.
82. Ibid.
83. Ibid.
84. Ibid.
85. Ibid.
86. Ibid.
87. Ibid.
88. Ibid.
89. Hall, Johnson Co. KY History p. 25.
90. Ibid., p. 26.
91. Ryan, 4/28/98, Ben and his siblings.
92. Ibid.
93. Hall, Johnson Co. KY History p. 26.
94. Ibid., p. 26.
95. Ibid., p. 26.
96. Ibid., p. 26.
97. Ryan, 4/28/98, Ben and his siblings.
98. Ibid.
99. Hall, Johnson Co. KY History p. 26.
100. Ibid., p. 26.


Index

Adams

Adams, Arminta (marriage to John Henry Arrowood) (i4724), b.1886-

Arrowood

Arrowood, Albert (i6615), b.1880-
Arrowood, Alice (i6372), b.1880-
Arrowood, Alonzo (i4604), b.1882-d.1970
Arrowood, Alvin (i6668), b.1896-
Arrowood, Andrew Jackson (Jack) (i4638), b.1876-d.1931
Arrowood, Ben (i6387), b.1911-d.1997
Arrowood, Benjamin (i6392), b.1888-
Arrowood, Benjamin Britton (i1938), b.1852-
Arrowood, Billie (i6420) (still alive)
Arrowood, Bonnie (i6421) (still alive)
Arrowood, Boy (i4720), b.1922-
Arrowood, Dica Ellen (i4600), b.1872-
Arrowood, Edward (i6425) (still alive)
Arrowood, Elmer (i6394), b.1896-
Arrowood, Elmer Ray (i6427) (still alive)
Arrowood, Emily Aletha (i2376), b.1867-
Arrowood, Emma (i6370), b.1895-
Arrowood, Estill (i6426) (still alive)
Arrowood, Everett Louise (i4715), b.1899-
Arrowood, Farris H. (i6366), b.1887-
Arrowood, Flem D. (i6385), b.1906-d.1994
Arrowood, Florence (i6367), b.1889-
Arrowood, Frances Ellen (i4629), b.1876-
Arrowood, Frankie (i6414) (still alive)
Arrowood, George M. (i4633), b.1879-
Arrowood, George Washington (i1886), b.1846-
Arrowood, Georgene (i6416) (still alive)
Arrowood, Girl (i4721), b.1922-
Arrowood, Glenn (i6384), b.1904-d.1987
Arrowood, Harriet (i4639), b.1877-
Arrowood, Harriett (i2375), b.1863-
Arrowood, Henry (i6381), b.1896-d.1960
Arrowood, Irvin R. (i6383), b.1901-d.1983
Arrowood, Irvin R. (marriage to Vina Wells) (i6383), b.1901-d.1983
Arrowood, James (i6413) (still alive)
Arrowood, James M. (i6365), b.1884-
Arrowood, James Marion (i1888), b.1848-d.1903
Arrowood, James Thomas (i4607), b.1889-d.1906
Arrowood, Jesse (i4606), b.1890-d.1907
Arrowood, Jesse Marion (i4716) (living status unknown)
Arrowood, John (i6412) (still alive)
Arrowood, John C. (i4630), b.1878-
Arrowood, John Henry (i2333), b.1874-d.1963
Arrowood, John Horton (i4722) (still alive)
Arrowood, John Jackson (i1884), b.1821-d.1900
Arrowood, Juanita (i6390) (living status unknown)
Arrowood, Judith B. (i4602), b.1879-d.1907
Arrowood, Julia (i6371), b.1897-
Arrowood, Leonard (i6382), b.1898-d.1984
Arrowood, Lillie Mae (i4605), b.1885-
Arrowood, Lilly Marie (i6428) (still alive)
Arrowood, Margaret Jane (i1941), b.1858-d.1883
Arrowood, Mary Elizabeth (i2374), b.1862-
Arrowood, Mary Ellen (i4634), b.1863-
Arrowood, Mary Etta (i4601), b.1877-d.1968
Arrowood, Milo (i4717) (still alive)
Arrowood, Minty (i6616), b.1883-
Arrowood, Nancy (i4637), b.1871-
Arrowood, Nancy Ann Eliza (i1939), b.1854-
Arrowood, Nannie (i6364), b.1882-
Arrowood, Nola Savannah (i6423) (still alive)
Arrowood, Otto (i4718), b.1907-
Arrowood, Palmer (i6418) (still alive)
Arrowood, Paul (i6415) (still alive)
Arrowood, Pearl Mae (i2335), b.1897-d.1927
Arrowood, Peter (i6369), b.1892-
Arrowood, Rachel M. (i1940), b.1856-
Arrowood, Raleigh (i6419) (still alive)
Arrowood, Samantha (i6386), b.1908-d.1996
Arrowood, Shadrach W. (i4632), b.1877-
Arrowood, Sylvia (i6411) (still alive)
Arrowood, Thomas George (i4631), b.1879-
Arrowood, Trinvilla (Trinnie) (i4636), b.1869-
Arrowood, Ulysses (i6368), b.1892-
Arrowood, Vina (i6373), b.1886-
Arrowood, William (Bill) (i6424) (still alive)
Arrowood, William Bradley (i4714), b.1895-
Arrowood, William Garrett (i4635), b.1867-
Arrowood, William Jackson (Uncle Jack) (i1936), b.1850-
Arrowood, William K. (i4603), b.1885-d.1974

Bayes

Bayes, Newton (marriage to Alice Arrowood) (i6374), b.1878-

Branham

Branham, Melvina (marriage to William Garrett Arrowood) (i6393), b.1874-
Branham, Steve (marriage to Nancy Arrowood) (i6396)

Brown

Brown, Bill (i6409) (living status unknown)
Brown, Bulah (i6407) (living status unknown)
Brown, Gussie (i6408) (living status unknown)
Brown, Lewis (marriage to Judith B. Arrowood) (i6406)

Caudill

Caudill, Francis (marriage to George Washington Arrowood) (i2369)

Clay

Clay, Johnson (i6363), b.1889-
Clay, Matthew (marriage to Emily Aletha Arrowood) (i2379)

Daniel

Daniel, Mary Jane (marriage to Andrew Jackson (Jack) Arrowood) (i6380), b.1876-d.1963

Davis

Davis, James (marriage to Trinvilla (Trinnie) Arrowood) (i6395)

Delong

Delong, David P. (marriage to Mary Etta Arrowood) (i6402)
Delong, Heber (i6404) (living status unknown)
Delong, Herschel (i6403) (living status unknown)
Delong, Lillie Mae (i6405) (living status unknown)
DeLong, Mary Louise (marriage to John Henry Arrowood) (i2334)

Dillingham

Dillingham, Samantha (marriage to George Washington Arrowood) (i2368), b.1847-

Duvall

Duvall, Muriel (Mearl) (marriage to Ben Arrowood) (i6671) (living status unknown)

Francis

Francis, Elizabeth Ward (marriage to John Henry Arrowood) (i4723), b.1865-

Gibbs

Gibbs, Dutch (marriage to Alonzo Arrowood) (i6410)

Hagar

Hagar, Fred (marriage to Dica Ellen Arrowood) (i6399)
Hagar, Joyce (i6400) (living status unknown)
Hagar, Mary L. (i6401) (living status unknown)

King

King, Sam (marriage to Cora Stapleton) (i8825), b.1896-

Morgan

Morgan, Mary Horton (marriage to John Henry Arrowood) (i4719), b.1886-

Pigg

Pigg, Ernestine (marriage to Henry Arrowood) (i6667)

Preston

Preston, Rosa Bell (marriage to William K. Arrowood) (i6422)

Price

Price, Delilah Jane (marriage to James Marion Arrowood) (i2332), b.1854-d.1941

Riddle

Riddle, Eleanor (marriage to John Jackson Arrowood) (i1885), b.1824-d.1898

Shover

Shover, William, Jr. (marriage to Pearl Mae Arrowood) (i4713), b.1892-

Standifer

Standifer, Zacheriah (marriage to Rachel M. Arrowood) (i2373)

Stapleton

Stapleton, Clarence (i5766) (living status unknown)
Stapleton, Cora (i4614), b.1896-
Stapleton, Dora (i5765) (living status unknown)
Stapleton, Eli (i4613), b.1894-
Stapleton, Emma (i4610), b.1885-
Stapleton, Esty (i5768) (living status unknown)
Stapleton, Hansford (i4615), b.1899-
Stapleton, Laura (i5762), b.1890-
Stapleton, Lizzie (i4611), b.1888-
Stapleton, Lon (i5760), b.1886-
Stapleton, Millard (i5764), b.1897-
Stapleton, Roscoe (i5767) (living status unknown)
Stapleton, Roscoe (marriage to Mary Elizabeth Arrowood) (i2377), b.1861-d.1910
Stapleton, Rosecrans (marriage to Mary Ellen Arrowood) (i5759), b.1864-
Stapleton, Sam (i5761), b.1888-
Stapleton, Virgie (i4612), b.1891-
Stapleton, Willie (i5763), b.1893-

Thompson

Thompson, Norma (marriage to Benjamin Arrowood) (i6398)

Tomlin

Tomlin, Charity (marriage to Leonard Arrowood) (i6669) (living status unknown)

Trimble

Trimble, Lelia J. (marriage to Flem D. Arrowood) (i6389) (living status unknown)

Walter

Walter, John C. (marriage to Nancy Ann Eliza Arrowood) (i2372)
Walter, Judith (marriage to Benjamin Britton Arrowood) (i2371)

Walters

Walters, Chloe (marriage to Glenn Arrowood) (i6388) (living status unknown)

Ward

Ward, Felix (marriage to Samantha Arrowood) (i6670) (living status unknown)
Ward, Forest R. (marriage to Harriet Arrowood) (i6397)
Ward, Jennie (marriage to John Britton Wells) (i6377)
Ward, Laura (marriage to Leonard Arrowood) (i6391) (living status unknown)

Webb

Webb, Alex (marriage to Lillie Mae Arrowood) (i6430)
Webb, Estill (i6431) (still alive)
Webb, John (i6432) (still alive)
Webb, Velma Etta (i6433) (still alive)

Welch

Welch, Martelia (marriage to William Jackson (Uncle Jack) Arrowood) (i2370), b.1857-

Wells

Wells, Charles (i6379)
Wells, Charles Jefferson (marriage to Margaret Jane Arrowood) (i1952), b.1856-d.1884
Wells, Jacob Green (marriage to Harriett Arrowood) (i2378)
Wells, John Britton (i6376)
Wells, Richard G. (marriage to Vina Arrowood) (i6375), b.1885-
Wells, Vina (i6378)
Wells, Vina (marriage to Irvin R. Arrowood) (i6378)

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