Category: Benton County

Yell Township

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now On the 29th day of April, 1886, A. Twiggs and others presented to the court a petition for the formation of a new township, to be composed from...

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War Service

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now A company of soldiers was raised in Benton County, by Capt. Henry L. Smith, for the Mexican War. They went as far as Fort Smith, but the quota...

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Washington Township

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now On the 1st day of May, 1886, J. C. Hopkins, B. C. Martin, Martin R. Walker and others presented to the court a petition for the formation of a...

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War Eagle Valley

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now This little village, consisting of the War Eagle Roller Mills, a large general store, blacksmith shop, and other industries, together with a...

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Van Hollow Township

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now This very lively place is situated on Section 22, Township 19 north, Range 28 west, and is worthy of especial mention on account of its being the...

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Siloam City

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now This city is situated on Sager’s Creek, in Hico Township, twenty-eight miles southwest from Bentonville, and has a population of about...

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The Sixteenth Sections

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now When the State of Arkansas was organized Congress donated to it the sixteenth section of land in each Congressional township for the support of...

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Springtown

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Springtown, a beautiful village is located on Flint Creek, eighteen miles southwest from Bentonville. It derives its name from its famous spring,...

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Rogers Township

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The original town of Rogers was surveyed and laid out in March, 1881, by John P. Hely, a land surveyor and civil engineer, for Benjamin F. Sikes,...

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