Jackson DEMPSEY Frank B DEMPSEY Harrison L DEMPSEY Thelmer DEMPSEY Elvis J DEMPSEY Rosella DEMPSEY Josie BENSON Nocensusname DEMPSEY Linnie O DEMPSEY Azalia DEMPSEY Unknown NOLASTNAME Mini tree diagram

Roe Andrew DEMPSEY5,1,2,3,4

5th Feb 18871,2,3,4 - 24th Jun 19375,1

Life History

5th Feb 1887

Born in Arkansas.1,2,3,4

3rd Oct 1917

Married Josie BENSON in Arkansas County, Arkansas.2


Birth of son Harrison L DEMPSEY in Arkansas County, Arkansas.3,6

7th Aug 1920

Birth of son Thelmer DEMPSEY in Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas.3,7,8,9,10

4th Dec 1922

Birth of son Elvis J DEMPSEY in Arkansas County, Arkansas.3,6,8

about 1934

Birth of daughter Rosella DEMPSEY in Arkansas County, Arkansas.8

24th Jun 1937

Died in Arkansas County, Arkansas.5,1

after 24th Jun 1937

Buried in White River Chute Cemetery, DeWitt, Arkansas County, Arkansas.1


  • 1910 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 26 May, PrairieTownship, District 13, page 11A, Hse/Fam #17
    Midleton, Andy Head M W 50 Widow US Unknown Unknown Fisherman Owns
    Dempsie, Jack Head M W 40 Married 23 years AR IL IL Fisherman Owns
    Dempsie, ---  Wife M W -- Married 23 yrs 6 children/3 living AR MS US
    Dempsie, Roc Son M W 20 Single AR AR AR Fisherman

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Roe Dempsey
    Age 30, Birth Year abt 1887
    Residence: Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name: Josie Benson
    Spouse's Age: 18
    Spouse's Residence: Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage 3 Oct 1917 Arkansas County
    Marriage License Date: 3 Oct 1917

    1930 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 12 April, PrairieTownship, District 24, page 3B, Public Road, Hse #51, Fam #52
    Dempsey, Roc (Roe?) Head Rents M W 42 Married at age 30  AR MS ARCotton Farmer
    Dempsey, Josie F W 30 Married at age 18  AR AR AR
    Dempsey, Harrison Son M W 11 AR AR AR
    Dempsey, Thelmer Son M W 9 AR AR AR
    Dempsey, Elvis Son M W 7 AR AR AR
    Dempsey, Jack Father M W 72 Widowed  MS MS MS

    Roe Dempsey
    Birth Feb. 5, 1887
    Death Jun. 24, 1937
    Harrison J Dempsey (1918 - 1969)
    Elvis L Dempsey (1922 - 2012)
    Burial Chute Cemetery, De Witt, Arkansas County,Arkansas
    Created by: Lin May 02, 2011
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #69233045,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=DEM&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSst=4&GScntry=4&GSsr=481&GRid=69233045&&ftm=1

    The Arkansas Death Index record matching these dates have the name asR S Dempsey.  Family sources say his middle name was Andrew.

    Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950
    Roll #19341940, Page 893
    R S Dempsey
    Death 24 Jun 1937 Arkansas County


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