In 1860 a great grandfather, James Thomas b. 1824 Ky and his wife, Mary Polly (Brewer) Thomas b. 1824 Ky were enumerated in Mountain Spring, Jackson twp, Carroll county, Arkansas. (They weren't born in Kenya -- as per ancestry search engine)The census taker wrote Ken for Kentucky.
Where was or is Mountain Spring?Where was or is Jackson township?Have not been able to locate where they were located on any map.
James ran a tanning yard and was a leathercraftsman and shoemaker in Carroll county.And there is mention he also served as Sheriff. Although, I'm not sure if this was in Arkansas or Missouri. The family moved from Harlan co, Kentucky abt. 1854 to Carroll county, Arkansas.About 1867 they moved again to the area of Springfield, Greene co, Missouri.
If anyone can tell me where Mt. Spring and Jackson twp were located in Carroll county, I could sure use some guidance and help!!