Creator

Date Original

1867-1871

Description

This collection contains one ledger book, recording various accounts and merchandise purchased for the years of 1867-1871.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Raney family were among some of the earliest settlers of Lawrence County. One of William and Rebecca Wayland Raney's five children, Benjamin Davis Raney, was born in 1839. He married Susan M. Wooley in 1860 and they had four children, Cora B., Henrietta, John Ellis, and Augusta M. Ben D. Raney became an attorney, practicing in Powhatan, Arkansas, and residing in Strawberry. Before he died, Ben and Susan moved to Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee, and resided there for some years.

Physical Description

Document; 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Lawrence County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MSNE.0020

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Ben D. Raney records, MSNE.0020

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives

Recommended Citation

Ben D. Raney records, Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives, Arkansas State Archives, Powhatan, Arkansas.

Disciplines

United States History

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