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William ARTHUR, II

William ARTHUR, II

Male 1796 - 1885  (88 years)


  • Name William ARTHUR  [1
    Suffix II 
    Nickname Billy 
    Birth (Alternate) 16 Nov 1796  , Bedford, Bedford County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Born 6 Dec 1796  , , Bedford County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation a champion at killing bear, deer, and large game  [5
    • William Arthur often served as administrator for estates where the owners had died without a written will. Very few early residents of Phelps County had a will.
    1830 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1830  , , Crawford [later Pulaski then Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: < 40y 
    • He was represented by a mark on the census for a male between the ages of 30 and 40
    1830 U.S. census, Missouri, Crawford County, p. 1 of 2
    1830 U.S. census, Missouri, Crawford County, p. 1 of 2
    Land Purchase 14 Nov 1837  T36N R8W S30 N1/2 lot 1 SW, Cold Spring Twp., Crawford County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Land Desc.: [Crawford Co., later] Phelps Co., MO, 5th PM meridian, S30 T36-N R8-W N1/21SW
      Issue date: 14 Nov 1837
      Land Office: Jackson
      Authority: 24 Apr 1820: Sale-Case Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      State: Missouri
      Acres: 40
      Doc. # 4957
      Accession/Serial #: MO3460__.014
      BLM Serial #: MO NO S/N
    Land Patent Certificate for William Arthur, 14 Nov 1837
    Land Patent Certificate for William Arthur, 14 Nov 1837
    1840 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1840  , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: < 50y 
    • He was represented by a mark on the census for a male between the ages of 40 and 50
    1840 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County
    1840 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County
    Page 216, for Various People
    Land Purchase 10 Dec 1841  T36N R9W S25 SWSE, Liberty Twp., Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Land Desc.: [Pulaski Co., later] Phelps Co., MO, 5th PM meridian, S25 T36-N R9-W SWSE
      Issue date: 10 Dec 1841
      Land Office: Jackson
      Authority: 24 Apr 1820: Sale-Case Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      State: Missouri
      Acres: 40
      Doc. # 7415
      Accession/Serial #: MO3510__.052
      BLM Serial #: MO NO S/N
    Land Patent Certificate for William Arthur, 10 Dec 1841
    Land Patent Certificate for William Arthur, 10 Dec 1841
    Occupation 1850  [10
    farmer 
    1850 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1850  , District #72, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Age: 54y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household and was 54 years old at the time of this census. His reported occupation was "farmer" and Virginia was his recorded birthplace.
    1850 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County, District #72 [ARTHUR and WRIGHT]
    1850 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County, District #72 [ARTHUR and WRIGHT]
    Land Purchase 16 Jun 1856  T36N R9W S25 SESE, Liberty Twp., Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Land Desc.: [Pulaski Co., later ] Phelps Co., MO, 5th PM meridian, S25 T36-N R9-W SESE
      Issue date: 16 Jun 1856
      Land Office: Jackson
      Authority: 24 Apr 1820: Sale-Case Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      State: Missouri
      Acres: 40
      Doc. # 20840
      Accession/Serial #: MO3730__.228
      BLM Serial #: MO NO S/N
    Land Patent Certificate for William Arthur, 16 Jun 1856
    Land Patent Certificate for William Arthur, 16 Jun 1856
    Land Purchase 30 Oct 1857  T36N R9W S25 SESW & S36 NENW, Liberty Twp., Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Land Desc.: [Pulaski Co., later] Phelps Co., MO, 5th PM meridian, S25 T36-N R9-W SESW
      S36 T36-N R9-W NENW
      Issue date: 30 Oct 1857
      Land Office: Jackson
      Authority: 24 Apr 1820: Sale-Case Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      State: Missouri
      Acres: 80
      Doc. # 23530
      Accession/Serial #: MO3820__.127
      BLM Serial #: MO NO S/N
    Land Patent Certificate for William Arthur, 30 Oct 1857
    Land Patent Certificate for William Arthur, 30 Oct 1857
    Land Purchase 15 Jan 1858  T36N R9W S25 NESE, Liberty Twp., Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Land Desc.: [Pulaski Co., later] Phelps Co., MO, 5th PM meridian, S25 T36-N R9-W NESE
      Issue date: 15 Jan 1858
      Land Office: Jackson
      Authority: 24 Apr 1820: Sale-Case Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      State: Missouri
      Acres: 40
      Doc. # 22839
      Accession/Serial #: MO3800__.483
      BLM Serial #: MO NO S/N
    Land Patent Certificate for William Arthur, 15 Jan 1858
    Land Patent Certificate for William Arthur, 15 Jan 1858
    1860 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1860  , Massey, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Age: 63y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household and was 63 years old at the time of this census. His occupation and birthplace are the same as stated in the 1850 census.
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Massey [ARTHUR, William Sr.]
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Massey [ARTHUR, William Sr.]
    1870 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1870  , Liberty Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Age: 73y 
    • He was recorded in the household of William Arthur and was 73 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was reported as "farm laborer" and Missouri was his reported birthplace.
    1870 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Liberty [ARTHUR, William]
    1870 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Liberty [ARTHUR, William]
    1880 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1880  , Liberty Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Age: 83y 
    • He was recorded as the father of W.D. Arthur, and was 83 years old at the time of this census. Virginia was his reported birthplace, as well as for both his father and mother.
    1880 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Liberty [ARTHUR, W.D.]
    1880 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Liberty [ARTHUR, W.D.]
    JJWattsCollection
    Records of JJ Watts for ARTHUR, William ('Uncle Billy')
    Records of JJ Watts for ARTHUR, William ("Uncle Billy")
    FindAGrave
    FamilySearch ID
    Died 16 Jan 1885  T36N R8W S30 N1/2 lot 1 SW, Cold Spring Twp., Crawford [later Pulaski then Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried King Cemetery, Cold Spring Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 18
    Association Dustin UPDIKE (Relationship: DNA Common Ancestor) 
    Person ID I598  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Collier Branch
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2018 

    Father William ARTHUR, I 
    Family ID F1909  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah ADAMS,   b. 17 Sep 1799, , Bradfordsville, Washington [now Marion] County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1863, T36N R8W S30 N1/2 lot 1 SW, Cold Spring Twp., Crawford [later Pulaski then Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [19
    Married 26 May 1818  , , Washington County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [20, 21
    Marriage Record for William Arthur and Sarah Adams
    Marriage Record for William Arthur and Sarah Adams
    Married by Minister James Hile
    Marriage Register for William ARTHUR and Sarah ADAMS
    Marriage Register for William ARTHUR and Sarah ADAMS
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth ARTHUR,   b. Abt 1820,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Mary Ann ARTHUR,   b. Abt 1821,   d. Between 1858 and Jun 1860  (Age ~ 37 years)
    +3. Nancy ARTHUR,   b. Abt 1823,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Barnabas ARTHUR,   b. Abt 1826,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. John ARTHUR,   b. Abt 1827,   d. Abt 1864  (Age ~ 37 years)
    +6. Sarah Jane ARTHUR,   b. 5 Oct 1829, , Meramec River, Crawford County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1912, , Watkins Twp., Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +7. Kezia ARTHUR,   b. 29 Nov 1831, , , Crawford [later Pulaski then Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1900, , , Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +8. William David ARTHUR, III,   b. 17 Oct 1837, , , Crawford [later Pulaski then Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1920  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth (Alternate) - 16 Nov 1796 - , Bedford, Bedford County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Dec 1796 - , , Bedford County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 May 1818 - , , Washington County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1830 U.S. Census - Age: < 40y - 1 Jun 1830 - , , Crawford [later Pulaski then Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 14 Nov 1837 - T36N R8W S30 N1/2 lot 1 SW, Cold Spring Twp., Crawford County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1840 U.S. Census - Age: < 50y - 1 Jun 1840 - , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 10 Dec 1841 - T36N R9W S25 SWSE, Liberty Twp., Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1850 U.S. Census - Age: 54y - 1 Jun 1850 - , District #72, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 16 Jun 1856 - T36N R9W S25 SESE, Liberty Twp., Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 15 Jan 1858 - T36N R9W S25 NESE, Liberty Twp., Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1860 U.S. Census - Age: 63y - 1 Jun 1860 - , Massey, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1870 U.S. Census - Age: 73y - 1 Jun 1870 - , Liberty Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 U.S. Census - Age: 83y - 1 Jun 1880 - , Liberty Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - King Cemetery, Cold Spring Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    DNA-Matched Direct Ancestor
    DNA-Matched Direct Ancestor
    ARTHUR, William
    ARTHUR, William
    William Arthur photograph, ca. 1870; digital image scanned by Kathy Kult from Phelps County Missouri Heritage, Volume I, (Rolla, Missouri : Phelps County Genealogical Society,1992); page 31, submitted by Colleen Arthur.
    ARTHUR, William
    ARTHUR, William
    William Arthur photograph, ca. 1870; digital image scanned by Kathy Kult from Phelps County Missouri Heritage, Volume I, (Rolla, Missouri : Phelps County Genealogical Society,1992); page 31, submitted by Colleen Arthur.

  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I598&tree=1: accessed 14 November 2018), "William ARTHUR, II".

  • Sources

    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary) 
    1. [S668] Miss May Conway, D.C.C., Washington Co., Ky. Marriage Bonds 1792 - 1825, (Louisville, Kentucky : M. Conway, 1934), p. 3. (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S190] ***1***Barbara Pugh, compiler, "Burials, Phelps County Missouri," index, USGenWeb Archives, MOGenWeb, (http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/phelps/phelpbur.htm: accessed 27 June 2012), entry for "Arthur, William".

    3. [S207] Phelps County Genealogical Society (Mo.), Phelps County Missouri Heritage, Vol. I, (Rolla, Missouri : Phelps County Genealogical Society, 1992), p. 16.

    4. [S566] Colleen Arthur, Edgar Springs: Its History and Its People, (Edgar Springs, Missouri : C. Arthur, 1986), p. 31 and p. 60.

    5. [S566] Colleen Arthur, Edgar Springs: Its History and Its People, (Edgar Springs, Missouri : C. Arthur, 1986), p. 62.

    6. [S309] 1830 U.S. census, Crawford County, Missouri, p. 172 (penned), line 22, William Arthur; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M19, roll 72, (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search", database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 21 October 2007), William Arthur (Crawford County, Missouri), patent certificate no. 4957. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S693] 1840 U.S. census, Pulaski County, Missouri, no township, p. 216 (stamped), line 15, William Arthur; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 4 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M704, roll 229, (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search", database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 21 October 2007), William Arthur (Pulaski County, Missouri), patent certificate no. 7415. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S702] 1850 U.S. census, Pulaski County, Missouri, population schedule, District #72, p. 109, dwelling 523, family 533, William Arthur; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 4 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 411, (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search", database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 21 October 2007), William Arthur (Pulaski County, Missouri), patent certificate no. 20840. (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search", database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 21 October 2007), William Arthur (Pulaski County, Missouri), patent certificate no. 23530. (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search", database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 21 October 2007), William Arthur (Pulaski County, Missouri), patent certificate no. 22839. (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S312] 1860 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Massey, p. 48 (penned), dwelling 319, family 319, William Arthur; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 639, (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S315] 1870 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Liberty Township, p. 12 (penned), dwelling 72, family 81, William Arthur household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M593, roll 797, (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S199] 1880 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Liberty Township, enumeration district (ED) 121, p. 31 (penned), dwelling 84, family 84, W.D. Arthur household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 12 June 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, roll 708, (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S1177] ***1***The State Historical Society of Missouri, R038 Watts, John J. (1831-1912) Collection, 1874-1912, (http://shsmo.org/manuscripts/rolla/r0038index.pdf : accessed 2 May 2016).

    18. [S567] King Cemetery (Liberty Twp., Phelps County, Missouri; LAT/LON N37.812007°, W-91.858304°; King Cemetery is thought to be located on the Corn Creek and Little Piney River).

    19. [S669] Margaret Clark Kington, Washington County, Kentucky Marriage Records 1792-1878, (Owensboro, Kentucky : Cook-McDowell Publications, 1981), p. 5. (Reliability: 2).

    20. [S1067] Washington County, Kentucky, "Kentucky Birth, Marriage and Death Records (1852-1910)"; KSA microfilm 241382, Kentucky Dept. of Libraries and Archives, Frankfort., p. 173, entry for William Arthur and Sarah Adams. (Reliability: 3).

    21. [S668] Miss May Conway, D.C.C., Washington Co., Ky. Marriage Bonds 1792 - 1825, (Louisville, Kentucky : M. Conway, 1934), (Reliability: 2).