Pioneers and Makers of Arkansas
Author: Josiah H. Shinn
Published: 1999 reprint of a 1908 original
Paperback: 423 pages
Condition: Very Good
A major work on early pioneers and prominent citizens and families of Arkansas, Shinn's "Pioneers" covers the history of the settlement of the state from its formation down to the latter half of the nineteenth century. In addition to numerous biographical sketches containing considerable genealogical data, Shinn's history contains extensive genealogies of the following families: Brilhart, Coffman/Cuffman, Davis, Desha, Fletcher, Garland, Hall, Johnson, Kaufman, Lafferty, Lindsey, Martin, Newton, Rector/Rechtor/Richter, Watkins, and Wilson. Still other genealogical features include lists of Revolutionary pensioners alive in 1833 and 1834, with their ages, arranged by county; some marriages of 1822 and 1823; a general list of Arkansas marriages, 1820-1830; and Arkansas deaths, 1820-1839.