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'''Franklin County, Arkansas : First County and Probate Court Minutes Book (1838-40), with an every-name index''', compiled by Will Johnson, [mailto:wjhonson@aol.com wjhonson@aol.com], Professional Genealogist.  Privately published, copyright 2005.  The index to this book is [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~wjhonson/FranklinARK/CountyCourtIndex.htm here].
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'''Franklin County, Arkansas : First County and Probate Court Minutes Book (1838-40), with an every-name index''', transcribed with annotations by Will Johnson, [mailto:wjhonson@aol.com wjhonson@aol.com], Professional Genealogist.  Privately published, copyright 2005.  The index to this book is [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~wjhonson/FranklinARK/CountyCourtIndex.htm here].
  
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==Entry 175==
 
==Entry 175==
 
Petition by citizens of Boston Township praying that viewers be appointed to view and mark out a road from Ozark (in the direction of Huntsville, Madison County) to the Madison County line. Court grants petition and appoints Thos [Thomas] Hamblin, Elie Patey and James Morris commissioners.  
 
Petition by citizens of Boston Township praying that viewers be appointed to view and mark out a road from Ozark (in the direction of Huntsville, Madison County) to the Madison County line. Court grants petition and appoints Thos [Thomas] Hamblin, Elie Patey and James Morris commissioners.  
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==Entry 176==
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On motion, ordered the magistrates now, go into an election to select one to preside as Judge, for two years and two associate justices to assist him for one year which resulted in the election of Alfred Henderson Judge, and Smith Hunsicker and James Gilbreath Esqr associates. The magistrates present were A [Alfred] Henderson, James Gilbreath, D L Bourland, S [Smith] Hunsicker, Will W Scott, Robert Hodges and Luke Huggins.
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==Entry 177==
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The viewers appointed at last term to view and mark out a road from Ozark to the house of David Mayes on Mulberry [Creek] on a direct line made their report. The report being unfavorable, the road impractical. The petitioners are required to pay all expenses. Thos [Thomas] Booth, County Surveyor filed account for $8, William Cureton for $2 and Rial Bryant for $2
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==Entry 178==
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Page 46 Thomas Aldridge presented his resignation as overseer of the road from Clements and Jenkins Ferry across the Arks River to the narrows of Six Mile Creek. The said road declared as deserted and forsaken
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==Entry 179==
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Henderson Bourland presented his resignation as overseer of the Stage road leading from Ozark to Van Buren and that W W Collins be appointed in his place. $3 allowed to H Bourland
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==Entry 180==
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Noel S Riffee resigns as overseer of road from Ozark to the house of John Sims and that he be allowed $3. Absalom Wood appointed in his place.
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==Entry 181==
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William Wisdom resigns as overseer of the road from John Sims to the fork of the old road on the other side of Rock Creek. $3 Servis Dewese appointed in his place.
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==Entry 182==
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Page 47 Joseph G Barclift resigns as overseer of the Stage road from Ozark to the Johnson County line, $3 for services. John Tucker appointed in his place.
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==Entry 183==
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Ordered that $4.40 be allowed D L Bourland Esqr being 8 percent for receiving and paying out $52
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==Entry 184==
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Ordered that $3.20 be allowed Martin P Pool for services rendered.
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==Entry 185==
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Ordered that the Clerk notify the County Court of Crawford at least ten days before their next meeting which is to be held on the first Monday in April, that the line between this and Crawford County, commencing in the centre? of Range 29 in Township Eight, running thence South to the Scott County line. And that the surveyor of Franklin County, be required to survey and mark out said line. The said line to be ?? on Thursday after the second Monday in April. Court adjourns.
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==Entry 186==
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Tues 21 Jan [1840] 48 A Henderson Esqr Judge, S [Smith] Hunsicker and D L Bourland Esqr associates.
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==Entry 187==
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On motion ordered road leading from the town of Crittenden at the mouth of Mulberry Creek be divided from Crittenden to the West bank of Mulberry Creek. William Bean overseer; from East bank to mouth of said Creek William P Moore overseer.
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==Entry 188==
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Ordered Samuel Evans, M C Howard, James W Pendleton be commissioners to receive from D L Bourland, the Court House now building, as soon as it is completed, the court abandoning the stone chimney, D L [Bourland] deducting forty dollars; $360 for building said house.
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==Entry 189==
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Ordered John B Kendell be a commissioner to purchase a stove for the use of the county and have it put up by 1st Monday in March
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==Entry 190==
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Page 49 Elijah Hale presented account for three dollars services rendered; Boonville road.
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==Entry 191==
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Ordered two dollars allowed Thos [Thomas] Aldridge; road from Jenkins & Clements Ferry to the narrows of Six Mile Creek
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==Entry 192==
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Commissioners for road from Thos [Thomas] F Kennedy's Saw Mill to the Stage road on the West bank of Gar Creek; favorable report; and that it passes through Jas [James or Jos Joseph] G Barclift's land; $10 damages to [James or Joseph] Barclift
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==Entry 193==
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On motion, ordered that Mulberry [Township] be bounded beginning on North bank of the Arkansas river on the line between Range 27 and 28 and running thence North with said line to the County line then west to the boundary line betwen Crawford and Franklin Co, then South to the Arkansas river, then down said river to the starting point.
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==Entry 194==
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On motion, ordered that White Oak township be bounded commencing on the North bank of the Arkansas river, between Range 27 and 28 running North with the Mulberry township line to the Boston township line, then east with said line to the Johnson county line, then South with said line to the Arkansas river, then up said river to the starting point.
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==Entry 195==
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Page 50 Ordered that Anthony Bowen Esq apportion the hands to all the overseers in Lower Township.
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==Entry 196==
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Wed 22 Jan 1840 A [Alfred] Henderson
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==Entry 197==
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Emanuel Spegle, Sheriff settled with county $169.43
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==Entry 198==
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Page 51 On motion ordered D L Bourland be apportioned the hands of all roads in Mulberry Township except the West bank of Mulberry Creek
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On motion ordered that Joshua Fisher be appointed overseer of the Stage road from West bank of Mulberry Creek to Crawford County line and that James B Simpson be overseer from East bank to Mulberry Township line and that A [Alfred] Henderson apportion hands on West bank.
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==Entry 200==
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On motion ordered J B Kendall be overseer of Stage road to Van Buren from Ozark to the Prairie branch and James Gilbreath Esqr apportion the hands in White Oak Township
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==Entry 201==
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On motion ordered that the commissioners of public buildings for the county of Franklin: John B Bourland, Charles Whitson, Lewis Russell, Thomas Aldridge and E J Moffet be required to attend at the next regular term of this court and make an exhibit of the accounts and transactions as the law requires.
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==Entry 202==
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Session Wednesday Evening 22 Jan 1840 Page 52
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==Entry 203==
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Court met after adjournment this morning for the purpose of appointing a notary public and other business. Present A [Alfred] Henderson Judge, Smith Hunsicker and James Gilbreath Esqr associates [This entry is overmarked "Error".]
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==Entry 204==
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On motion ordered that J B Kendall be allowed three dollars for services rendered in waiving [?] the hands on the Stage road from Ozark to Van Buren three days.
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==Entry 205==
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On motion ordered that the court now go into an election for notary public for Franklin County which resulted in the election of Emey [or Emery, Emory, Emzy] Levinson unanimously and it is therefore declared that said E Levinson is duly elected Notary public of said Franklin county and request the Governor to commission him.
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==Entry 206==
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On motion ordered that so soon as Thos [Thomas] F Kennedy shall comply with the requirements of the law, this is, pay all the expenses and damages assessed, they shall be priviledged to cost [?] a road from their steam saw mill to the West bank of Gar Creek to the Stage road in accordance with the report of the viewers. Court adjourns.
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==Entry 207==
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Page 53 Now on this day came Emanual Speegle, Sheriff and Assessor of Franklin County and filed the assesment list of the taxable Ser??? and Property of said county for 1840 this 25 Mar 1840
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==Entry 208==
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Session 20 Apr 1840 Monday A [Alfred] Henderson and Smith Hunsicker and James Gilbreath associates
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==Entry 209==
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Thomas Hamblen and Eli Patty viewers to lay out a road from Ozark to the Madison County line towards Huntsville having reported favourable and a remonstrance being presented against the same, it is ordered that John Tucker, David Harris, Robert Tucker, John Nixon and Jenkins Davis are appointed to view and report to this court, which is the best and most practicable the present old road or the one reported by said [Thomas] Hamblen and Eli Patty
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==Entry 210==
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M P Pool, James Murphy and James Marrs who were appointed viewers of a road commencing on the South bank of the Arkansas River saig [?] opposite the mouth of Big Mulberry running thence to what is commonly known by the name of the narrows of Six Mile Creek thence to intersect the main road leading from McLeans Bottom to Boversville [?] Scott County having failed to view said road. It is ordered that M P Pool, James Murphy and Thomas Edmonson be appointed to view the said road.
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==Entry 211==
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Page 54 It is ordered that Thomas Hamblen, and Eli Pattey be allowed six dollars each for six days service in viewing a road from Ozark to Madison Co.
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==Entry 212==
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Ordered that John W Crain & Co be allowed thirty five dollars for a stove and pipe both by J B Kendale [Kendall] for the courthouse and that C D Madden be allowed two dollars for setting up the same in the house.
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==Entry 213==
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Ordered that David Fort, Creed Degraffenreid and Elias Hail be appointed viewers to lay out and mark a road to commence at the ferry landing on the South bank of the Arkansas River opposite Ozark and terminating at the Hurrican Swamp on the Boonville road and to report at the next term of this court.
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==Entry 214==
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Ordered that E S Moffet be allowed, the sum of ten dollars for ten days services as county commissioner and 25 cents for paper for the use of the commissioner.
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==Entry 215==
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[Signed by] A [Alfred] Henderson, James Gilbreath, S [Smith] Hunsicker
  
 
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