Seeking more information concerning the parentage of Elijah A. Chappell, b @1824, resident of the Independence, Izard and Stone Co., AR, areas.
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Reported to be s/o John Wm. Chappell and Mary Rebecca "Polly" Benge, d/o Cherokee Chief Robert Benge and Daughter of Black Fox.
Elijah's brother, John Chappell, married Mary Hawkins and their daughter was Lydia Hawkins (Chappell) Drown.
Elijah married Elizabeth Ruminer @1843, AR. Their children were:
Sarah Miser, John Franklin, Mary Elizabeth Pruett, Panola Henderson and Wm. David.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.