Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Interesting Box Tomb

Located at Bluffington Cemetery in Sallisaw, OK.
J.W. Mayfield
Apr 11, 1827
Nov 14, 1883
56 Yrs 6 m 3 dys

The following info is from .

Son of Jesse Mayfield and Sarah Walker Starr Mayfield. He was married three times: #1) Mary Jane Sarah Starr (1845) they had two children Ezekiel (1846) and Penelope (1848); #2)  America A. Hart  (1856) they had two children Mary Tipton and Jesse Hart (1870); #3 Mary Ann Stovall (1858).

Monday, November 28, 2011

International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers (IBEW)

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - is a labor union which represents workers in the electrical industry in the United States, Canada, Panama and several Caribbean island nations; particularly electricians, or Inside Wiremen, in the construction industry and lineman and other employees of public utilities. The union also represents some workers in the computer, telecommunications, broadcasting, and other fields related to electrical work. It was founded in 1891 shortly after homes and businesses in the United States began receiving electricity.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Morgan Family

While walking through Blagg Cemetery This row of stones caught my eye.  All Six stones had the same inscription. Sadly none were given names.  So of course I had to go looking for answers.

Located at Blagg Cemetery in Siloam Springs, AR.
Member of
P. Morgan Family
1818 - 1891

Located near this row was this marker. So now we have a full name for "P. Morgan".
Perminter Morgan
June 19, 1818
Nov 6, 1891

According to Perminter was born in Mc Dowell, NC to Abner Morgan and Elizabeth Wilkerson Morgan. He married  Margaret Thomas about 1852. They had 11 children: Martha A Morgan (ca. 1852), James Morgan (1860), John Morgan (1855), Elizabeth L. Morgan (1860), Johnathan Wilson Morgan (1870), Mary "Bea" Morgan (1874), Abner Morgan (1857), Margaret Jane Morgan (1861), Elizabeth Betty Morgan (1854), Donald Dee Morgan (1874), and Joseph Jasper Morgan (1872).

Several of his children have headstones near him.
James Morgan
Mar 22, 1860 - Aug 28, 1860
Twin of Elizabeth L. Morgan

Elizabeth L. Morgan
Mar 22, 1860 - Sept 22, 1860
Twin of James Morgan

Donald Dee Morgan
June 11, 1874 - ca 1875
Twin of Mary Bea Morgan

Saturday, November 26, 2011

A Wishing Well For Jesse

Located at Blagg Cemetery in Siloam Springs, AR.

James "Jesse" W. Beyers
Apr 20, 1950 - Feb 11, 2008
Jesse was a member of Key Lodge #7 in Siloam Springs, and a Past Master of Highland Hills Masonic Lodge #1373 in San Antonino, Texas. He was a Civil War reenactor with the 26th Texas Calvary, CSA. He loved the outdoors, metal detecting, and most of all, his family.  His ashes are interred here beneath these stones.  He met upon the level, acted by the plumb, and parted upon the square.
"Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it" Ecclesiastes 12:7

The Morning News

Saturday, February 16, 2008

SILOAM SPRINGS -- James "Jesse" W. Beyers, 57, of Siloam Springs died Feb. 11, 2008, in Siloam Springs. He was born April 20, 1950, in San Antonio, Texas, to Walter and Georgia Hooper Beyers.

He worked for the B&K Grocery for several years and for the Sav-A-Trip in Siloam Springs. He was president of the Arkoma Coin and Relic metal detecting club, a Civil War re-enactor, a member of the Key Lodge 7 Masonic Lodge in Siloam Springs, and was a past master of the Highland Hills Masonic Lodge 1373 in Texas.

Survivors include his mother of Liberty, Ill.; a son; two daughters; a sister; and two grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral home in Siloam Springs. A memorial service will begin at 6 p.m.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Hi Again!

Just a quick update. I haven't forgotten about you guys.  Life has just been so busy with the business relocation and all.  I hope to hit the ground running again just as soon as Thanksgiving is over.  I will be back I promise.

Thanks for being patient.

Sunday, November 6, 2011


Hello All,
I know I have been absent from my blog for a while now and I am sorry about that. Please be patient I am in the middle of a business relocation that is taking up much of my free time and once that is all done and over with I promise I will be back and blogging.

Thank you all for being patient with me and my lack of posting lately.
Have a great week,