- Clarence Ferguson in uniform (73 KB)
Clarence Ferguson in uniform; "Avie's first beau" written on back
- The Family of Elijah Alexander Williams 1908 (26 KB)
This is the family of "Alec" Williams and Hester Lucinda Helms Williams in about 1908 in Nashville, Arkansas.The children are Ransom, Pearl, the baby Charles (the only member still living),Ella, Harvey, and Jim standing on the chair.Elijah Alexander was a master carpenter who moved to southwest Arkansas in 1899.
- Pleasant White and Nancy Ann Rose White abt. 1860 (21 KB)
This old tin-type still resides in a case of black leather and red velvet.The jewelry in the original is retouched with gold paint.Pleasant White was a farmer in Pike County, Arkansas.He also owned a general store and was considered well-to-do by his neighbors.He was born in 1818 in Tennessee and came to Arkansas Territory in 1829 with his father, John White.Nancy Ann Rose White was born in 1829 to John and Mary H. Rose in Clark Co., Arkansas Territory.Her father was a cotton planter and Justice of the Peace who had fought in the War of 1812, died when she was three.She was raised by a neighboring family.
- Sevil R. Ferguson's birthday dinner, Feb. 6, 1926 (39 KB)
This photo captured many members of the huge Ferguson clan as they met in Chapel Hill community, Howard Co., Arkansas, on Sevil R. Ferguson's birthday to have a potluck dinner.Sevil is the older of the two long-bearded men seated in the middle and his younger brother, John L. Ferguson, is seated on his right.My mother, Oleta Ercell White, is the girl behind her grandfather, John L. Ferguson, and she is wearing a plaid shirt.Evidently 'Buster Brown' haircuts were very popular with girls her age.
- Oleta White Williams at County Line Cemetery (40 KB)
This is Oleta Ercell White Williams, age 86, in the early spring of 1999 at County Line Church Cemetery where her parents and many Ferguson relatives are buried.This is a beautifully kept large cemetery associated with County Line Baptist Church, the church my grandmother attended when their family lived at Chapel Hill community in Howard Co., Arkansas.Still active today, this church has done a wonderful job of keeping the cemetery presentable.Many stones are from the 1800's.
- William Jordanand M. Leona Ferguson White family (61 KB)
This picture was made in abt. 1917, right before Clyde shipped off to France.Front; Virginia Ramage Aylett holding son Ramage Aylett, Clyde Ramage, Oleta Ercell White, Carmen White; 2nd row: Howard County Judge, William Jordan White and Mary Leona Ferguson Ramage White; 3rd row: Luther Aylett, Lucy White (in glasses), Avie Boggs White, Marion White; top row: Forrest White, Evie White Connatser, and Edgar Ramage.
- Charles Withrow Williams 1998 (7 KB)
This is a photo taken for the church directory of the First Baptist Church in Nashville, Arkansas, where my father is the oldest deacon.He has belonged to the church since boyhood and has served faithfully for a lifetime.He was Chairman of the Deacons and was Church Treasurer for over twenty years.Charles retired from the United States Postal Service after thirty-seven years of service ending his career as Officer in Charge of the Nashville Post Office.He also was the accountant for several businesses in Nashville.His hobbies include stamp-collecting, tree-farming, and the Howard County Heritage Club.He is a wonderful Christian husband, father, and friend.
- Oleta Ercell White Williams1998 (13 KB)
This is a recent photo of Oleta Williams taken for the directory of the First Baptist Church of Nashville, Arkansas, where she has served faithfully for over sixty-five years.Oleta is a talented artist in oil paints, quilting, china painting and creamics and had her own Merle Norman Cosmetics business for ten years before her retirement.She is a wonderful cook, homemaker, wife, and mother.She is still active in the Mine Creek Chapter of the NSDAR and the Howard County Heritage Club.
- Mary Leona Ferguson Ramage White (13 KB)
This is a photo of my grandmother, Leona "Momo" White, as she looked in about 1950.
- Charles Williams in the Post Office, 1972 (87 KB)
This is the photo of Charles Withrow Williamswhich appeared with the article in 1972 which announced his retirement from the United States Post Office after being employed there for 37 years.Mr. Williams began his career by carrying the mail and ended as the Officer in Charge (Postmaster).Everyone in town loved and respected "Mr. Charlie".