Creator

Date Original

1858-1951

Description

This collection contains a memorial dedication for Judge Beaufort Neeley from the Independence County, Arkansas Bar Association, one Jefferson Davis Monument souvenir receipt for Esther (Neeley) Emmart, and a broadside for the Penrod's Museum in Lakeview, Arkansas with a listing of some of the material that was maintained in that repository.

Biographical/Historical Note

Beaufort Henry Neeley was born on December 4, 1809 in South Carolina. He married Margaret Frances Denton Desha on August 16, 1849 in Batesville, Arkansas. Beaufort and Margaret had four children before his death in 1858; one of those children was Esther Neeley. Esther married George Emmart, a Confederate veteran; both were laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery. Beaufort was a lawyer and a Judge for Independence County. He passed away on August 19, 1858 from a long term illness.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.0171.0006

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Neeley papers, SMC.0171.0006

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Neeley 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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