Creator

Date Original

1838-1908

Description

This collection contains correspondence received by William Ludlow from family members and business associates, his Justice of the Peace commissions, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous materials.

Biographical/Historical Note

William Ludlow was born May 22, 1795, in Montgomery County, New York. His family moved to Oneida and Ontario counties, New York, and Sandusky County, Ohio. On April 1, 1833, he moved to Brown's Landing, also known as Laconia, on the Mississippi River, Desha County, Arkansas, with his wife Mary Brown Ludlow, and family. They had six children: Marvin W., Myron J., Julia, Fannie, Margaret, and Isabell. He served as Justice of the Peace for both Arkansas and Desha counties. Ludlow died in Napoleon, Arkansas, on September 28, 1866, while traveling from Little Rock to his home in Desha County.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; New York; Ohio

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.010.016

Resource Type

Text

Collection

William Ludlow papers, SMC.010.016

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

William Ludlow 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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