John B MADDOX May Belle MADDOX Ernest MADDOX Earl MADDOX Elmer MADDOX Laura A LITTLE Lucretia C NOLEN Mini tree diagram

John B MADDOX8,1,2,3,4,9,5,6

1st Jan 18681,2,3,4,5,6,7 - 3rd Feb 19182,3

Life History

1st Jan 1868

Born in Benton, Franklin, Illinois.1,2,3,4,5,6,7

6th Jun 1886

Married Laura A LITTLE in Franklin County, Illinois.8,1,6,9

Jan 1887

Birth of daughter May Belle MADDOX in Arkansas.1,6,10,11

11th Jan 1890

Birth of son Ernest MADDOX in Missouri.12,10,6,1,13

14th Dec 1892

Birth of son Earl MADDOX in Missouri.1,6,11

25th Mar 1897

Birth of son Elmer MADDOX in Arkansas.7,11,14


Residence1 in Mill Bayou, Arkansas, Arkansas.1


Residence2 in North Prairie Township, Arkansas Arkansas.1

7th Oct 1912

Death of son Earl MADDOX.11

13th Jan 1914

Death of son Ernest MADDOX.12,13

3rd Feb 1918

Died in Arkansas County, Arkansas.2,3

after 3rd Feb 1918

Buried in DeWitt Cemetery, DeWitt, Arkansas County, Arkansas.2


  • John is first listed in the census at age 2, with his family in Fraklin County, Illinois in 1870.

    1870 Federal Census, Franklin County, Illinois, 18 July, Township 7, PO Frankfort, page 31, Hse #233, Fam #237
    Maddox, John B 41 M W Farmer $14000 Real Estate $1500 Personal born Tennessee
    Taylor, Lucretia 41 F W  Keeping House born Miss Tennessee
    Taylor, Monroe 15 M W born Illinois
    Taylor, Elvira 14 F W born Illinois
    Taylor, Mary A 12 F W born Illinois
    Taylor, George A 9 M W born Illinois
    Taylor, Sarah 7 F W born Illinois
    Taylor, Elijah 5 M W born Illinois
    Taylor, John 2 M W born Illinois

    1880 Federal Census, Franklin County, Illinois, 8 July, Frankfort Townsihp, District 16, page 65 (scan 606A), Hse #532, Fam #556
    Maddox, John B  W M 51 Head Carpenter TN NC TN
    Maddox, Lucrecia W F 50 Wife House Keeping TN NC SC
    Maddox, Elijah  W M 15 Clerk in Store IL TN TN
    Maddox, John W M 12 Son Works on Farm IL TN TN
    Rial, William W M 20 Son-in-law Farm Laborer IL IL IL
    Rial, Sarah W F 18 Dau At Home IL TN TN

    John B Maddox
    Birth Jan 1867 in Benton, Franklin County, Illinois
    Death Bet. 1910-1918 in Arkansas
    John B Maddox b 1830 Tennessee, Lucretia b 1831 Tennessee
    Spouse Laura A Little, Birth Dec 1866 in Illinois, Death Aft. 1918 in Arkansas
    --  Family Research,

    Illinois Marriages, 1851-1900
    John B Jr Maddox
    Spouse Laura Little
    Marriage Jun 06, 1886 Franklin County

    1900 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 14 June, Mill Bayou Township, District 2, page 7B, Hse/Fam #143
    Maddox, John B Head W M  Jan 1867  33 Married 14 yrs IL TN TN Farmer Owns
    Maddox, Laura A Wife W F Dec 1866  33 Married 14 yrs 7 children/4 living Single IL IL IL
    Maddox, Mabel Dau W F  Jan 1887  13 Single AR IL IL
    Maddox, Ernest W M  Jan 1889  11 Single MO IL IL
    Maddox, Earl W M  Dec 1891  8 Single MO IL IL
    Maddox, Elmer W M  Mar 1896  4 Single AR IL IL

    John B Maddox 1867

    His wife's name was Laura Little. They were married 1886 in Franklin County Ill. (check out Illinois Marriages, 1851-1900) also 1880 Census Franklin County, Illinois will give you background on both.

    John and Laura Maddox lived in Arkansas County, Arkansas in 1900 and 1910 Census where their numerous Children were born, including your Ernest Maddox.

    Hope this helps. Laura Little was sister to William Franklin Little, my grandfather. The 1880 Federal Census in Franklin County, Illinois will show her living with her mother Francis and step-father last name Reed at age 13.

    Laura's father was Jesse Floyd Little from Franklin County, Illinois. He was a member of the 15th and 10th Illinois Cavalry during the civil war.
    --  A Little, email message to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 29 January 2013

    1910 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 9 May, North Prairie Township, District 12, page 9B, Hse/Fam #166
    Maddox, J B Head M W 42 Married 22 yrs AR MS MS Farmer Owns
    Maddox, Mary J Wife F W 43 Married 22 yrs 6 children/4 living IL IL IL
    Maddox, May Dau F W 20 Single AR IL IL Farm Laborer
    Maddox, Ernest Son M W 18 Single MO IL IL Farm Laborer
    Maddox, Earl Son M W 16 Single MO IL IL Farm Laborer
    Maddox, Elmer Son M W 12 Single AR IL IL Farm Laborer

    J B Maddox
    Birth Jan 1, 1868
    Death Feb 3, 1918

    1900 Mill Bayou, Arkansas County, Arkansas lists:
    John B Maddox, born 1897 IL, his father and mother were born in Tennessee
    Laura A. Maddox, born 1866 IL
    ch 1 Mabel Maddox, born Jan 1887 AR
    ch 2 Ernest Maddox, born Jan 1889 MO
    ch 3 Earl Maddox, born Dec 1891 MO
    ch 4 Elmer Maddox, born Mar 1896 AR

    Earnest Maddox (1890 - 1914)
    Earl Maddox (1892 - 1912)
    Elmer Maddox (1897 - 1939)

    Burial DeWitt Cemetery, DeWitt, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    Created by Jerry Grisham Mar 31, 2012
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #87772812,


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