Franklin Marion SILMON, my ggrandfather b. 25 Mar 1875 Craighead Co., AR and d. 12 May 1942 in Paragould, Greene Co, AR He is buried in Linwood Cemetery in Paragould. His parents were Louisa WORTHAM Sutherland (b. Abt. 1846 in Arkansas, later married Marcus London and d. 1885 in Grubbs, Jackson Co., AR) & unknown SILMON.
Frank SILMON married Nanny DRAKE 25 Dec 1895 in Jackson Co., AR. She died Bef. 1904 and we have no other info on Nanny DRAKE. They had two children, (1) Jesse Frank SILMON b. 05 May 1897 near Grubbs, Jackson Co, AR, d. 07 May 1961 in Fort Smith, Sebastian Co, AR who married Ora Mae BROWN 7 Sep 1899 Lavaca, Sebastian Co AR, d. 1 Apr 1981 Ft Smith, Sebastian Co AR. Jesse Frank SILMON and Ora Mae BROWN were married 03 Sep 1917 Grubbs, Jackson County, ArkansasThey had 5 children, Mildred Viola SILMON, Troy (who died young), Jesse Robert SILMON, Marvin O SILMON, Charles Floyd SILMON; and (2) Myrtle Ethel SILMON b. 05 Jan 1901 Arkansas, d. 16 Mar 1963 in Paragould, Greene Co, AR. She married Tipton N. BENNETT 01 Dec 1918 in Grubbs, Jackson County, Arkansas. He was b. 22 Nov 1898, Arkansas and d. Jul 1975 in Paragould, Green Co, AR.
Later after Nanny DRAKE died Frank SILMON m. Alle Meda BILLINGS 07 Jun 1904 in Newport, Jackson Co, AR. They had four children: John Elvis Silmon b. 19 Jul 1906, Grubbs, Jackson Co AR, d. 30 Oct 1987, Benton Harbor, Benton Co, Michigan; Mary Elizabeth Silmon b. 12 Nov 1909 Grubbs, Jackson Co, AR, d. 14 Feb 1987 Jonesboro, Craighead Co, AR; Emma B Silmon b.25 Jan 1913 Grubbs, Jackson Co, AR d. 27 Mar 1969 Jonesboro, Craighead Co, AR; and Calouis Mae Silmon b. 14 Nov 1914 Grubbs, Jackson Co, AR, d. 07 Oct 1988 Miami, Dade Co, FL.
Any help you can offer would be appreciated. Surnames are:
BENNETT : DRAKE : SILMON : SUTHERLAND : WORTHAM : RILEY
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