FAMILY BURIAL WALNUT GROVE CEMETERY NEWTON CO., AR

Newton County, Arkansas Cemeteries


Family Burial
Walnut Grove Cemetery
Boxley, Newton County, Arkansas


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Complete through 1992; deaths and burials after that time obtained through obituaries, may not be all inclusive. Note: many of the graves in this cemetery were for many years marked only with a native stone. And many used the Edgemon spelling in family Bibles, land deeds, census records, ect. Several of the headstones in Walnut Grove Cemetery were purchased from an Edgmon who spelled his name as such and used his spelling on stones ordered through him. Headstones purchased elsewhere simply followed suit in the spelling of the name.

Catherine Edgmon                   1819                   1858
  note:  Daughter of Thomas Kimble and Nancy Percy Edgmon.
         First wife of Joshua Sparks.
         Married name Sparks, this stone reads Catherine Edgmon, has
         two stones.

Catherine Sparks 1819 1858 note: As above. This stone reads Catherine Sparks, both stones at same grave.
Joshua Sparks 1820 1901 note: Son of Richard and Sarah Peterson Sparks. Married three times.
Tennessee T. Edgmon December 6, 1853 December 4, 1934 note: Talitha Tennessee. Daughter of Joshua and Catherine Edgmon Sparks. Wife of F.M., Francis Marion Edgmon. Also known as Louisa.
F. M. Edgmon November 8, 1855 April 3, 1898 note: Francis Marion Edgmon. Son of Braxton and Polly Casey Edgemon.
Child Edgmon 1897 1897 note: Son of Jack and Belle Sexton Edgmon.
Fannie Edgmon October 8, 1880 June 30, 1969 note: Daughter of James "Beaver Jim" and Sarah Arbaugh Villines. Wife of John T. Edgmon.
John T. Edgmon October 16, 1875 September 22, 1952 note: John Turner Edgmon. Son of Francis Marion and Talitha Sparks Edgmon.
Fayett Edgmon 1880 1950 note: LaFayette Edgmon. Son of Francis Marion and Josephine Clark Edgmon. Born November 12, 1880, died January 6, 1950. Known as Fate.
Josie Edgmon 1875 1962 note: Josephine Zephline. Daughter of James Martin and Martha Jane Lee Clark. Born September 11, 1875. Known as Josie.
Sam Edgmon May 23, 1884 February 16, 1967 note: Samuel Edgmon. Son of Francis Marion and Talitha Sparks Edgmon.
Wanda Joe Edgmon 1938 1940
Russell Edgmon March 12, 1909 January 16, 1968 note: Son of John T. and Fannie Villines Edgmon.
Walsie Edgmon May 31, 1915 October 7, 1995 note: Daughter of Joe and Mae Holland Wyatt. First husband was Wilbur Fowler. Wife of Russell.
Angeline Edgmon December 26, 1886 February 29, 1917 note: Wife of Jesse James Edgmon, who was son of Francis Marion and Talitha Sparks Edgmon.
Harry Leon Edgmon August 2, 1917 January 5, 1918
Lee Edgmon July 16, 1908 October 10, 1910 note: Son of Francis Marion and Josie Clark Edgmon.
Polly Edgmon February 26, 1813 July 27, 1886 note: Mary. Daughter of Abner and Elizabeth Bowen Casey. Wife of Braxton Edgemon.
Francis Marion Edgmon March 12, 1898 April 15, 1930 note: Daughter of Francis Marion and Talitha Sparks Edgmon. As Francis M. Edgemon born March 1898 Arkansas, age 2, living with mother and siblings 1900 Newton County census. Wife of H. Frank Self.
Allie Villines January 10, 1910 June 2, 1980 note: Maude Alice. Daughter of Sanuel Decatur and Joanna Smelley Clark. Wife of Claude Villines.
Claude Villines May 21, 1910 June 14, 1983
Clydie Villines August 24, 1901 June 18, 1916 note: Daughter of Robert Hezikiah and Minerva Edgmon.
Lucinda A. Smelley September 12, 1879 July 25, 1966 note: Lucinda Arnetta. Daughter of James Martin and Martha Jane Lee Clark. Wife of Cicero Cloumbus Smelley. Known as Nettie.
Cicero C. Smelley January 28, 1878 July 5, 1950 note: Cicero Columbus.
Ora J. Casey March 12, 1880 August 6, 1912 note: Daughter of John P. and Susie Sparks Casey.
John P. Casey October 28, 1859 January 27, 1934 note: Son of Abner Elsberry and Pricilla Whiteley Casey.
Susie Casey January 19, 1845 October 29, 1918 note: Daughter of Joshua and Catherine Edgmon Sparks. Wife of John P. Casey.
Mary C. Casey October 1, 1873 July 1, 1902
Beecher G. Clark February 26, 1919 December 13, 1983 note: Beecher Guy Clark. Son of Kimbrel Harvey and Viola Edgmon Clark.
Charlie F. Clark Ocotber 14, 1903 December 21, 1975 note: son of Kimbrel Harvey and Viola Edgmon Clark.
Ora B. Clark March 26, 1907 December 13, 1989 note: Wife of Charlie F. Clark.
Child Clark 1912 1912
Kimbrel H. Clark 1878 1965 note: Kimbrel Harvey Clark. Son of James Martin and Martha Jane Lee Clark.
Ola Clark 1886 1971 note: Viola. Daughter of Francis Marion and Talitha Sparks Edgmon. Known as Ola. Wife of Kimbrel H. Clark.
Samuel D. Clark 1873 1935 note: Samuel Decatur Clark. Son of James Martin and Martha Jane Lee Clark.
Child Duty April 3, 1916 May 3, 1916 note: Jaunita Duty. Daughter of William and Orphea McFerrin Duty.
William Fred Duty July 22, 1895 March 31, 1944 note: Son of Samuel R. and Missouri Lieu Edgmon Duty. Known as Fred.
Orphea Duty June 12, 1898 note: Daughter of Benjamin and Sarah Belle Harp McFerrin. Wife of Fred Duty.
Ava Willa Fowler July 29, 1915 March 20, 1967 note: Daughter of Samuel and Effie Carlton Edgmon. Wife of Walter Fowler.
Walter Fowler January 1, 1913 December 23, 1974 note: Son of Ed and Belle Wyatt Fowler.
Ima Jean Fowler October 26, 1926 December 30, 1980 note: Daughter of Fred and Ophea McFerrin Duty. Wife of Troy Fowler.
Child Fults December 10, 1894 December 10, 1894 note: Son of John and Ellen Clark Fults.
Ellen Fults 1854 1917 note: Ellen Lydia. Daughter of Abraham Harvey and Sabra Ann Edgemon Clark. Second wife of John Fults.
Mary Fults September 12, 1862 July 18, 1882 note: First wife of Joh Fults.
John M. Fults November 15, 1851 March 10, 1906 note: Son of James Fults.
John Henry Fults December 12, 1881 March 13, 1969 note: Son of John and Ellen Lydia Clark Fults. Known as Henry.
Liza Fults 1880 1917 note: Liza Storms. Wife of John Henry Fults.
Vergie Fults July 24, 1892 May 10, 1894 note: Son of John and Ellen Lydia Clark Fults.
Grace C. Williams 1906 1975 note: Grace Clara Jane. Daughter of Samuel Decatur and Joanna Smelley Clark. Wife of Hugh A. Williams.


The following are buried outside of Walnut Grove Cemetery, no markers...graves were originally marked by a large Chiqipen tree, they are near a fence row.
Child Casey note: Polly Ann Casey. Daughter of Miles H. and Rachel Edgmon Casey. Born 1862.
Rachel Casey note: Rachel Rebecca. Daughter of Braxton and Polly Casey Edgemon. Wife of Miles H. Casey. Born March 26, 1834, died January 17, 1863.
Braxton Edgemon note: Son of Samuel Deatherage and Sally Percy Edgemon. Born March 20, 1813, died September 6, 1864. Note: dates for all above from family Bible.


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