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William David ARTHUR, III

William David ARTHUR, III[1]

Male 1837 - 1920  (83 years)

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  • Name William David ARTHUR 
    Suffix III 
    Nickname Dick 
    Born 17 Oct 1837  , , Crawford [later Pulaski then Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation freight hauler (by wagon) from Rolla to Houston, Missouri  [3
    1840 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1840  , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: < 5y 
    • He was represented by a mark on the census for a male under the age of 5 in the household of William Arthur, Sr
    1840 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County
    1840 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County
    Page 216, for Various People
    1850 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1850  , District #72, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 12y 
    • He was recorded in the household of William Arthur, and was 12 years old at the time of this census. Missouri 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]
    Occupation 1860  [3, 6
    farmer 
    1860 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1860  , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 22y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household and was 22 years old at the time of this census. His reported occupation was "farmer" and Missouri was his recorded birthplace.
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Rolla [ARTHUR, MACE]
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Rolla [ARTHUR, MACE]
    Occupation 1862 
    U.S. Military Civil War Veteran (Confederate) 
    Military Service 1862  , , , Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    • He served in the confederate Army in Company D, 10th Missouri Infantry. He was in the battles at Wilson's Creek, Lexington, Prairie Grove, Helena, Pleasant Hill, and also served under Capt. Vanfleet in Company C and under Capt. J.W. Lenox in Company D.
    1870 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1870  , Liberty Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 33y 
    • He was recorded as Wm Arthur and 33 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "farmer", 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  [9
    Age: 43y 
    • He was recorded as W.D. Arthur, the head of household, and 43 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "farmer", and Missouri was his reported birthplace. Virginia was the recorded birthplace of his father, and "Kentucky" was the recorded birthplace of his mother.
    1880 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Liberty [ARTHUR, W.D.]
    1880 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Liberty [ARTHUR, W.D.]
    1900 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1900  , Liberty Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Age: 62y 
    • He was recorded as being the head of household, and was 62 years old at the time of this census. He was born Oct. 1838, and had been married for 41 years. His occupation was recorded as "farmer", and Missouri was his reported birthplace. "Virginia" was the recorded birthplace of both his father and mother.
    1900 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Liberty [ARTHUR, William D]
    1900 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Liberty [ARTHUR, William D]
    Land Purchase 21 Feb 1902  T34N R10W S23 NESE, Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Land Desc.: Phelps Co., MO, 5th PM meridian, S23 T34-N R10-W NESE
      Issue date: 21 Feb 1902
      Land Office: Ironton
      Authority: 24 Apr 1820: Sale-Case Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      State: Missouri
      Acres: 40
      Doc. # 46941
      Accession/Serial #: MO6120__.128
      BLM Serial #: MO NO S/N
    Land Patent Certificate for William D. Arthur, 21 Feb 1902
    Land Patent Certificate for William D. Arthur, 21 Feb 1902
    1910 U.S. Census 15 Apr 1910  , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Age: 73y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household, married for 6 years (second marriage), and was 73 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "farmer", and Missouri was his reported birthplace. "Kentucky" was the reported birthplace of both his father and mother.
    1910 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [ARTHUR, William D]
    1910 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [ARTHUR, William D]
    1920 U.S. Census 1 Jan 1920  , Liberty Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Age: 82y 
    • He was recorded as the father-in-law of Dabney Hudgens, and was 82 years old at the time of this census. Missouri was his reported birthplace. Virginia was teh reported birthplace of his father, and Kentucky was the reported birthplace of his mother.
    1920 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Liberty [ARTHUR, William D]
    1920 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Liberty [ARTHUR, William D]
    FindAGrave
    Died 30 Nov 1920 
    Buried 1 Dec 1920  Corn Creek Cemetery, Newburg, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Notes 
    • William David Arthur donated the land for the Corn Creek Cemetery in 1896.
    Person ID I663  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Collier Branch
    Last Modified 28 May 2017 

    Father William ARTHUR, II,   b. 6 Dec 1796, , , Bedford County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 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  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Married 26 May 1818  , , Washington County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    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
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary "Elizabeth" PADGETT,   b. 12 May 1838, , , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1901  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 27 Jun 1859 
    Children 
    +1. Belle B. ARTHUR,   b. 14 Sep 1861, , , , Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1887  (Age 25 years)
    +2. Barnabas B. ARTHUR,   b. Mar 1863, , , , Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1919  (Age ~ 56 years)
    +3. Sarah Jane ARTHUR,   b. 2 Sep 1866, , , , Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1944  (Age 77 years)
    +4. Mary Caroline ARTHUR,   b. 9 Jan 1868, , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1940, , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. Louisa E. ARTHUR,   b. 1870,   d. 1871  (Age 1 years)
    +6. James Christopher ARTHUR,   b. 1 Jan 1872, , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1949, , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     7. Emma ARTHUR,   b. 1874,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +8. John William ARTHUR,   b. 26 Apr 1878,   d. 10 Aug 1942  (Age 64 years)
    +9. Laura W. ARTHUR,   b. 2 May 1885, , Yancy Mills, Crawford [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1926, , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2008 
    Family ID F319  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna [UNKNOWN],   b. 1855, , , , Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1904  [18
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2007 
    Family ID F320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Oct 1837 - , , Crawford [later Pulaski then Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1840 U.S. Census - Age: < 5y - 1 Jun 1840 - , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1850 U.S. Census - Age: 12y - 1 Jun 1850 - , District #72, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1860 U.S. Census - Age: 22y - 1 Jun 1860 - , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - 1862 - , , , Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1870 U.S. Census - Age: 33y - 1 Jun 1870 - , Liberty Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 U.S. Census - Age: 43y - 1 Jun 1880 - , Liberty Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1900 U.S. Census - Age: 62y - 1 Jun 1900 - , Liberty Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 21 Feb 1902 - T34N R10W S23 NESE, Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1910 U.S. Census - Age: 73y - 15 Apr 1910 - , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1920 U.S. Census - Age: 82y - 1 Jan 1920 - , Liberty Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1 Dec 1920 - Corn Creek Cemetery, Newburg, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    ARTHUR, William David
    ARTHUR, William David
    William David (Dick) 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=I663&tree=1: accessed 26 September 2018), "William David ARTHUR, III".

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

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

    3. [S566] Colleen Arthur, Edgar Springs: Its History and Its People, (Edgar Springs, Missouri : C. Arthur, 1986), p. 64.

    4. [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).

    5. [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).

    6. [S273] 1860 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Rolla, p. 15 (penned), dwelling 99, family 99, Wm. D. Arthur household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 639, (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S300] U.S. National Park Service, “Soldiers and Sailors Database,” database, The Civil War, (http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm : 2007-present), entry for William D. Arthur, Pvt., Co. D, 10th Mo. Inf., Confederate. (Reliability: 2).

    8. [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).

    9. [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).

    10. [S316] 1900 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Liberty Township, enumeration district (ED) 104, sheet 8-B, dwelling 87, family 87, William Arthur household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 4 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication T623, roll 881, (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 16 April 2007), William D. Arthur (Phelps County, Missouri), patent certificate no. 46941. (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S260] 1910 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Spring Creek Township, p. 277 (stamped), enumeration district (ED) 72, sheet 6-A, dwelling 107, family 109, William D. Arthur household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication T624, roll 797, (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S320] 1920 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Liberty Township, enumeration district (ED) 71, sheet 4-B, dwelling 75, family 79, Dabney T. Hudgens household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 4 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication T625, roll 941, (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S1177] 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).

    15. [S188] Corn Creek Cemetery (Phelps County, Missouri; LAT/LON N37.80360° ,W-91.87400°; located near Highway 63 south from Rolla, Missouri; turn right on County Road 7490 and continue down the gravel road approximately 7 miles; the cemetery turns off right after a low water bridge and goes up a steep hill).

    16. [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).

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

    18. [S260] 1910 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Spring Creek Township, p. 277 (stamped), enumeration district (ED) 72, sheet 6-A, dwelling 107, family 109, William D. Arthur household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication T624, roll 797.