Creator

Date Original

1856-1940

Description

This collection contains deeds, correspondence, land grants, tax receipts, bank statements, mortgages, promissory notes, and title abstracts for the Holifield family of Rector, Clay County, Arkansas.

Biographical/Historical Note

Green B. Holifield, a native of Graves, Kentucky, moved to Clay County, Arkansas, with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.M. Holifield, in 1855 and settled in Boydsville, Arkansas. After graduating from high school in Gainesville, Arkansas, Green Holifield studied law privately and was admitted to the Bar Association in 1881. In addition, he held local and state offices as justice of the peace and state representative. G.B. Holifield was married twice. His first wife was Mary Cummings, and their children were William Stanford and Martha J. Holifield. After Mary's death in 1878, he married Verdilla P. Perrian, and they had three children: Etta Lee, Mary Susan, and Otis Oscar Holifield.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Rector, Clay County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000082

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Green B. Holifield papers, MS.000082

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Green B. Holifield papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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