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'''George L Tackett (1830-1865)''' ----- Copyright 2007 by Will Johnson, [mailto:email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org], Professional Genealogist. This page is protected, if you'd like to comment on it, please email me. Research on this page has been paid for by a relative of Alice Tackett. ----- George was born possibly in Mooney Township, Phillips County, Arkansas. George married an unknown first wife by 1854 and had two children [[Alice Tackett (1854-1934)|Alice]] and Marcus. This first wife is not listed with him and his children in the 1860 Federal Census. He married again in 1861. On Apr 2, 1860 two Tackett brothers and possibly their father went to the land office in Helena to purchase land in Arkansas County. As "George L Tackett of Phillips County", he entered [http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Detail.asp?Accession=AR1760%5F%5F%2E377&Index=7&QryID=64266%2E45&DetailTab=2 160 acres by Cash Entry] at NW S33-T6S-R2W. He also enters 160 acres at NE S32-T6S-R2W, again by Cash Entry. However on this document he calls himself "George L Tackett of Arkansas County". These two pieces touch each other, forming a rectangle. As "Edmond P G Tackitt of Phillips County", his half-brother, entered 160 acres by Cash Entry, at SE S28-T6S-R2W. This document is marked Cancelled and has other writing across it that I can't make out. This land touches George's at the Southwest corner. Per [http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=0&gsfn=&gsln=Tackett&sx=y&f23=AR&f3=Phillips&f4=&f13=&rg_81004011__date=&rs_81004011__date=0&gskw=&prox=1&db=1860usfedcenancestry&ti=0&ti.si=0&gl=&gss=IMAGE&gst=&so=3 this 1860 census enumeration] Edmond was born about 1839. Many years after George's death, his three surviving children file a lawsuit against E P G Tackett, et al claiming mismanagement of the estate. E P G Tacket had been the administrator. The lawsuit dragged on for several years, and contains several depositions. In one of these, a Emily Honeywell, age 41 at 11 Nov 1884, states that "George was my uncle". In 1880 Emma Honeywell is living, as a widow in Arkansas County, and in 1860 "Emly Tackett" age 20, born AR is living in the household of "E M Tackett" at De Witt.
George L Tackett (1830-65)
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