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Number Nine Cemetery

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Number Nine Cemetery

Bob (View posts)
Posted: 25 Apr 2006 12:57PM GMT
Classification: Query
My wife was born on Number Nine, reputedly one of the largest plantation "towns" in the area, near Blytheville.

We visited the last remaining resident/her uncle, and he took us on a tour of what remains of the cemetery. It is not maintained most of those stones that were there have been vandalized. Church that was there was burned down, bell stolen. We/he are very concerned it will be plowed under when he's gone. At one time, he had recorded well over 200 names, but he is very old, can't track them down.

Is there any way for me to work on getting a marker? I wrote the state legislator, no response yet. It seems to me there is historical significance to the spot for Arkansas, not just descendants.

Any help?
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Bob 25 Apr 2006 6:57PM GMT 
Red Anthony 26 Jun 2006 7:03PM GMT 
Bob Jacoby 27 Jun 2006 12:46PM GMT 
SMICLE 13 Jul 2008 12:23AM GMT 
jacoby10 17 Jul 2008 12:58PM GMT 
Shelton_Belin... 22 Sep 2008 7:02PM GMT 
jacoby10 22 Sep 2008 7:39PM GMT 
william_deel 26 Sep 2008 12:48AM GMT 
Shelton_Belin... 26 Sep 2008 2:11AM GMT 
SMICLE 26 Sep 2008 6:06AM GMT 
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