Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Wednesday's Wonderful Collection - Thomas-Jones Family Collection, MS.000299

R.G. Thomas was born circa 1840 in North Carolina and moved to White County, Arkansas, in the mid-1800s. He married Mary West on December 29, 1866. Their son, Richard Thomas, was born in White County in 1881. Ruth Thomas, the daughter of Richard and Rachel Thomas, married Noah Jones. He was born in 1897 in Albion, White County, Arkansas.

This collection consists of deed and tax records, cards, and legal documents of the Jones and Thomas families of White County, Arkansas.

Finding aid:

  • 1. 1868 December 16: Deed, Henry Booth to Sarah Terry, White County, Arkansas (Box 1)
  • 2. 1869 November 27: Deed, N.H. West and Brothers to R.G. Thomas, White County, Arkansas
  • 3. 1872 July 3: Deed, Albert P. Sanders to Andrew J. Holland, White County, Arkansas
  • 4. 1873 March 4: Deed fragment, A.J. Holland and wife, to L.G. Pedon, White County, Arkansas
  • 5. 1874 April 18: Tax receipt, R.G. Thomas, White County, Arkansas
  • 6. 1874 April 18: Tax receipt, R.G. Thomas, White County, Arkansas
  • 7. 1879 September 23: Deed, forty acres, St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern Railroad, to J.T. Karnaghan, Missouri and Arkansas Railroad
  • 8. 1881 January 24: Deed, W.H. Jackson, N.H. Gilbreath and G.M.T. Gilbreath, to Richard Thomas, White County, Arkansas
  • 9. 1881: Deed, Mary C. Jackson and Mary C. Gilbreath, to Richard Thomas, White County, Arkansas
  • 10. 1881 July 29: Deed, B.F. Gilbreath, to Richard Thomas, White County, Arkansas
  • 11. 1885 January 8: Tax receipt, J.D. Terry, White County, Arkansas
  • 12. 1885 February 6: Tax receipt, N.D.B. Thomas, White County, Arkansas
  • 13. 1891 March 18: Tax receipt, R.G. Thomas, White County, Arkansas
  • 14. 1899: Fencing proposal, M.C. Wells and R.G. Thomas, White County, Arkansas
  • 15. 1902 September 1: Invoice for feed, Morgan and Watkins, to J.L. Thomas
  • 16. 1912 January 8: Tax receipt, to Mrs. R.R. Thomas, White County, Arkansas
  • 17. 1919 March 1: Tax receipt, Mrs. R.R. Thomas, White County, Arkansas
  • 18. 1927 January 7, Tax receipt: Noah Jones, White County, Arkansas
  • 19. 1927 January 7: Poll tax receipt, Noah Jones, White County, Arkansas
  • 20. 1931 March 28: Deed of trust, from N.W. Jones to Bank of Searcy, White County, Arkansas
  • 21. 1936 November 7: 4-H Club award, Ernestine Jones, White County, Arkansas
  • 22. 1938 December 10: Christmas card, W.H. Perkiss, Brasfield, Arkansas, to Mr and Mrs. Noah Jones
  • 23. 1938 December 15: Christmas card, Hazel and family, Fonzo, West Virginia, to Mr. and Mrs. Noah Jones and family
  • 24. 1938 April 18: Graduation announcement, Carnell Wise Holcomb, Pangburn, Arkansas, to Mr and Mrs. Noah Jones and daughter
  • 25. 1939 December 22: New Year's card, Luther, Maud, and kids, Kensett, Arkansas, to Mr. and Mrs. N.W. Jones and family
  • 26. 1939 December 23: Christmas card, Mr. O.E. Ward and Dorothy, Searcy, Arkansas, to Mr. and Mrs. N. Jones
  • 27. 1940 April 5: Deed of trust, N.W. Jones to Security Bank, White County, Arkansas
  • 28. 1940 December 20: Christmas card, Doctors Rogers and Sneed, Searcy, Arkansas, to Mr. and Mrs. N.W. Jones
  • 29. 1940 May 4: Promissory note, with mortgage, N.W. and Ruth Jones, to J.L. Yarbrough, Searcy, Arkansas
  • 30. 1941 June 30: Thank you for sympathy card, Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Armstrong and family, McHue, Arkansas, to Mr. and Mrs. Noah Jones
  • 31. 1942 June 30: Envelope, to Mrs. Ruth Jones, Searcy, Arkansas
  • 32. 1942 May 1: Graduation announcement, Paul Jones, Pangburn, Arkansas
  • 33. 1942 July 11: World War II ration book, Ruby Gene Jones
  • 34. 1942 July 11: World War II ration book, Ruth Ellen Jones

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