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Index to Turnbo's Tales of the Ozarks: Incidents, Mean Tricks and Fictitious Stories  


Following is the index to Turnbo's Tales of the Ozarks: Incidents, Mean Tricks and Fictitious Stories . (Numbers are the book's page numbers.)

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** A

Adams, George 40
Adams, Jane Nance 40
Adams, Katie 9
Adams, Mathias 41
Adams, Susan 40
Adkins, Sam 45
Allin, Alwilda 39
Allin, Bill 39
Allin, Joe 39
Allin, Tempy 39
Alpena AR 24
Angel, John 27
Angel, W. E. 27
Arlington WA 14
Arnold, J. T. 52
Arsenal at Fayetteville 13
Augusta AR 65
Aurora MO 24

** B

Bailey, Nick 3
Bailey, Rhoda 3
Baker, Joshua 1, 5, 13
Baker, Joshua's father 13
Baptist 6, 43
Barber's Creek 40
Barnes, Elijah 43
Barnes, George W. 14
Barnes, Jasper 14
Barney Creek 52
Barney's Creek 53
Barnum, Gus 68
Barren Fork 64
Barry Co. MO 37
Batavia AR 24, 25
Bates Co. MO 46
Batesville AR 24, 72
Baxter Co. AR 72, 73
Bear Creek 24
Bear hunting 72
Beaver Creek 12, 44, 76
Becca's Branch 30
Bee Creek 14, 15
Bee hunting 54
Bellefonte AR 24
Beller Stand 9
Beller, Peter 9
Beller, William 9
Bennette, Quince 16
Benton Barracks MO 11
Bentonville AR 11
Berry, Hugh 33, 34, 59, 60
Berry, John 59, 60
Berryville AR 12, 24
Beth's Creek 66
Beth's Island 66
Bevins, Hester (Hettie) 11
Bevins, John 57
Bias, Hiram 68
Big Beaver Creek 76
Big Buck Creek 48
Big Creek 7, 8, 12, 21, 54, 61
Big Spring 31, 52
Big Strawberry River 32
Bodies found in cave 22
Bone, Josiah 44
Boone Co. AR 10, 14, 24, 29
Boothe, Mat 14
Boston Mountains 2
Bowen's Ridge 65
Bowen, Ed 66
Bowen, Tom 65, 66
Boyed, Captain 70
Boyed, Roland 26
Bradley Ferry Landing 40
Bradley's Ferry 45, 69
Branson MO 24
Bratton's Spring Creek 54, 68
Bray, Captain Ben 1
Brock, Isaiah 38
Brother Jonathan newspaper 70
Brown, J. J. 22
Brown, John 58
Brown, Lizzie B. 34
Brown, Wilse 58
Brundrige, early settler 13
Bruno AR 27
Buck Shoals Ford 48, 60
Buckhanon, Andy 13
Buffalo AR 18
Buffalo City AR 69
Buffalo Fork 30, 52
Buffalo Mountains 70
Buffalo River 43, 75
Bull Bottom 61
Burial in cold weather 59
Burns, Sam 19
Butler MO 46

** C

California bound emigrants 70
Campbell, John 29
Campbell, Mary 22
Campbell, merchant 22, 23
Cantrell, Ross 58
Cantry, Bud 66
Card playing 13
Carroll Co. AR 10, 11, 12, 14, 25
Carroll Co. MO 47
Carrollton AR 10, 24, 26
Carter, John C. 37
Carthage MO 24
Casebolt, Bob 8
Casebolt, Robert 8, 9
Cassville MO 37
Cave discovered 21
Cedar Creek 7, 43
Cedar Creek Township 57
Chain Link Mountains 7
Cherokee Indians 14
Chimney construction 56
Choska Indian Territory 22
Christian Church 30
Christian Co. MO 21, 40, 42
Claridy, Jimmie 13
Claridy, Wash 13
Clark, Almus 47
Clark, Ben 20
Clark, Flemmon 20
Clark, Isabel Owen 47
Clark, Richard 20
Clepper's Mill 75
Coiner, George 69
Coker, Buck 49
Coker, Joe 20, 21
Coker, Ned 49
Coker, River Bill 39, 40
Coker, Winnie 49, 50
Collins, Josiah 52
Confederate Troops, Colonel Schnavel's Battalion 53
Confederate Troops,
Fourteenth Arkansas Infantry 18, 20
Conway Co. AR 20
Cook, Alph 29
Copelin, John 60
Cotter AR 24
Cowan, Silas 19
Cox, Jack 11
Cox, Mary 38
Crane Creek 3, 24
Crane MO 24
Crawford, Jim 7
Crawford, Joe 7
Crawford, John 7
Crenshaw, John 3
Crenshaw, Rhoda Bailey 3
Crenshaw, William 3
Crockett Township 49
Crooked Creek 9, 10, 17, 25, 27, 39
Cutbirth, Dick 21

** D

Dances - ho-downs 31
Davis, Ira J. 22, 23, 62, 66
Davis, Isaac 16, 17
Davis, Jack 66
Davis, L. A. 44
Day, B. H. 70
Dean, Doctor 6
Dean, Dr. 13
Decatur Co. TN 45
Distillery 41, 52
Donathan, Levi 48
Dooly, Bill 25, 26
Douglas Co. MO 42, 74, 76
Drake, Dick 15
Drouth of 1860 46
Dugginsville MO 2, 4, 7
Duran, Levi 52

** E

Earles, Clarence 21
East Sugar Loaf Creek 31, 59
Edmondson School House 3
Elbow Creek 44
Erwin, Tom 40
Estes, Jones 25
Eureka Springs AR 24
Evening Shade AR 32
Everette, Barton 18, 19
Everette, Cimeron 18, 19
Everette, Ewell 18, 19
Everette, Francis 19
Everette, Jess 18, 20
Everette, John 18
Eyeglasses 45

** F

Fallen Ash Creek 25
Farris, Doctor 17
Fayetteville AR 5, 13
Fayetteville, AR 6
Fences and their importance 65
Fields, Jim 49
Fields, Joe 48
Fireside Stories by Turnbo 47
Fisher, John 12
Fisher, Mathias 12
Fisher, Tom 57
Flippin Barrens 30
Flippin, Bill 30
Flood of 1824 50
Floyed Co. IN 44
Forest, Bob 50, 51, 62
Forest, Dave 51
Forest, Jimmie 21, 50, 51, 62, 64
Forest, Sally 51
Forest, Sam 21
Forest, Steadman 51
Forest, True Love Mom 51
Forsyth MO 10, 22, 25
Fort build by primitive people 35
Fort Gibson Indian Territory 27
Fourteenth Arkansas Confederate Infantry 18, 20
Franklin Co. MO 62, 66
Franklin Township 30, 43
Frederick, Aaron 27
Frederick, Mary Sheperd 27
Friend, John 8, 9
Fritts, Mary Ann 17
Fruit growning industry 24
Fulton Co. AR 72

** G

Gainesville MO 1
Galena MO 4
Garoutte, David 67
Garrison MO 40
George's Creek 34
Ghosts in cemeteries 55
Gold and silver coins buried 14
Gold hidden 41
Goodloe MO 48
Gooley's Spring Creek 52, 73
Gooley, Charles S. 52
Gooley, Hannah 52
Graham, Emma 48
Graham, Levi 63
Grand River 46
Green, Leven T. 64
Green, Phillip 64
Green, Tom 64
Greene Co. MO 39, 67, 68
Griffin, Sam 24
Gun remnants discovered 10

** H

Hager, Ben 33, 59
Hall, Dave 73
Hall, Jim 73
Hall, Willoughby 73
Hamilton, Arch 39
Hampton's Creek 27
Haney, merchant 64, 65
Hankins, John Welsey 17
Harris, ruffian 7, 8, 9
Harrison AR 9, 24, 39, 75
Hart Graveyard 4
Haskins, Joe Glass 12
Haskins, Josiah 16
Hats manufactured 12
Haw, John 59
Haw, old man 59
Henry Co. MO 46
Herd, Jesse 54
Herrean, Mort 16, 61
Hetherly, Elmira 47
Hetherly, Jemima Owensby 47
Hetherly, William 47
Hillsborough AR 1, 2
Ho-down dances 31
Hogan, Cage 12, 16, 17
Hogan, Crayton 16
Holman's Creek 33
Holt, Billy 51
Holt, Elizabeth 47
Holt, Mary L. 51
Holt, R. S. 21
Holt, Sam 12
Holt, William 50
Hoodenpile, Mat 43
Hoop snake 74
Hopper, Moze 39
Horn, Tom 39
Horse stolen 18
Houston, settler 13
Howard, Billy 7, 61
Howard, Pete 52
Howell Co. MO 22, 27
Huntsville AR 17, 33, 59, 70

** I

Illinois River 2
Indian fort 35
Indian scare among settlers 2
Indians flayed alive a white man 70
Indians hauling gold 14
Indians torture white man 71
Isabella MO 64
Izard Co. AR 72

** J

Jackson Switch IT 49
Jackson, John 11
Jackson, Martha 23
Jackson, tramp woman 18
James River 4, 24
Jasper AR 43
Jefferson City MO 47
Jenkins, Bill 30
Jimmie's Creek 56, 70, 72
Johnson, Berry 12
Johnson, Bill 20, 52
Johnson, Martin 8, 9
Johnson, W. C. Carroll 68
Johnstown MO 46
Jones Ferry 11
Jones, Bill 'Flatty' 72, 73
Jones, Burrell 45
Jones, Calvin 45
Jones, Fate 59
Jones, Hester (Hettie) Bevins 11
Jones, Hettie 11
Jones, Hugh 11, 12
Jones, James W. 11
Jones, Jimmie 11, 12
Jones, John 40
Jones, Pink 27, 28
Jones, R. M. 45
Jones, Rufus 45
Justice of the Peace 8

** K

Keesee Mill 12
Keesee Township 60, 69
Keesee, Ede Tabor 61
Keesee, Elias 54, 63
Keesee, Paton 54, 61
Keesee, Peter 54, 73
Kelly, Billy 7
Kersey, Owen 35
Keystone OK 67
King and Everette War 18, 20
King's River 12
King, Bill 20
King, Billy 18, 20
King, Dick 19
King, Hosea 18
King, Jack 19, 20
King, James 18
King, Loomis 20
King, Richard 20
King, Solomon 18, 20
King, Tom 20
Kingdom Springs AR 17, 18

** L

Lafferty, George 32
Land office at Springfield MO 4
Lantz, Mose 7
Lantz, Susan 7
Lawrence Co. MO 40
Layton's sawmill 25
Lead Hill AR 20, 21, 75
Lee's Mountain 34
Leslie AR 24
Lick Creek 1, 8
Lightning bolt 14
Lightning kills child 3
Lipps, George W. 25
Lipps, James 25
Little Cedar Creek 8
Little North Fork 7, 8, 35, 42, 54, 56, 62, 63, 64, 72, 74
Long Creek 25
Long, Bob 56
Long, Eliza 56
Lower Turkey Creek 7
Lunsford, Rube 23
Lutie MO 3, 69

** M

Madison Co. AR 11, 12, 13, 17, 33, 70
Madison Co. OH 47
Magness Bottom 8, 9, 58, 61
Magness, Anna 61
Magness, Bill 31, 32
Magness, Bob 7, 57, 58
Magness, Floyed 27
Magness, Hugh 27, 57
Magness, Joe 7, 9, 31, 57, 61
Magness, Nancy Elizabeth 8
Magness, Patsey 57
Magness, Sam 31, 57, 58, 61
Magness, Susan Lantz 7
Magness, Teaf 57
Magness, Wilshire 8, 57
Mahan, George 52
Mahan, Isaac 8, 20, 52
Mahan, John 20
Mallanaa, Jim 42
Mallanaa, Thomas 42
Mankins, John 70, 71, 72, 73
Mannas family 75
Mannus family 75
Maple Post Office AR 14
Marbles game 14
Marion Co. AR 11, 17, 18, 27, 30, 31, 42, 43, 47, 49, 56, 57, 58,
60, 61, 69, 70, 72
McAdams, Jim 23
McCabe, Jim 52, 53
McCall, Jeff 21
McClure, Hugh 56
McCord, Dave 29
McCullough, Pleas 16
McCullough, Plesasant 74
McCullough, Tom 74
McDaniels, Billy 23
McDaniels, Green 23
McGinty, John 23
McGinty, Will 23
McManis, John 62, 63
McNeeley, Ezekiel 37
McNeeley, Mary 37
McNeely, Ezekiel 36
McNeely, Mary 36
McVey's Bald Knob 6
McVey's Hollow 7
McVey, Jim 7
McWilliams, Hart 62
Mears, settler 19
Mefford, Noah 2
Mefford, Rebecca Risley 2
Melic, Ed 48
Melic, John 48
Melic, Manerva 48
Methodist 59
Milum, Isaac 39
Milum, J. N. Newt 75
Missionary Baptist 5
Mississippi River 49
Missouri & North Arkansas Railroad 24
Missouri River 66
Mitchell, Colonel 18
Mitchell, Colonel William C. 20
Moccasin Fork 70
Moles destroying corn 50
Monarch AR 31
Montgomery, Frank 69
Morris, John 8
Morris, Pete 61
Morris, Sally 61
Morris, Tom 61
Motherhood 29
Mouth of Flat MO 4
Mullen, Joe 30, 31
Mullen, Rila 30, 32
Music Creek 11

** N

Nance, Jane 40
Nance, Samuel 40
Negro discovers trick 47
New York newspaper 70
Newport AR 24
Newspapers, Brother Jonathan 70
Newspapers, Forsyth MO paper 22
Newspapers, St. Louis Globe-Democrat 74
Newton Co. AR 43
Nicks, Liz 27, 28
North Fork 54

** O

Oakland AR 69
Omen of death 3
Oneta Indian Territory 24
Oneta IT 37
Oregon Flat 24
Osage River 15, 16
Osceola MO 15
Otter Creek 35
Owen, Captain C. C. 22
Owen, Christopher C. 46, 47
Owen, Frank (H. F.) 47
Owen, George 47
Owen, Isabel 47
Owen, W. W. Wilson Wint 46, 47
Owensby, Jemima 47
Ozark Co. MO 2, 6, 11, 16, 20, 22, 50, 52, 54, 56, 62, 63, 64, 68,
74

** P

Panther Bottom 11, 58
Parker, Billy 42
Paton, John 48, 49
Paton, Susan 48
Paw paw brandy 41
Pearson, Levi 20
Peel AR 30
Peel, Colonel S. W. 9
Peel, Colonel Sam 11
Pelham, John 12, 21
Pelham, Sam 2
Petty, John 54, 55
Pettyjohn, John 54, 55, 56
Phelps' Union Regiment 75
Phipps, Ben 21
Phipps, Margarette 21
Pigg, Dick 41
Polk Co. MO 23
Pollard, Doctor 5, 6
Pollard, Dr. 13
Pond Fork 1, 64
Possum skinned alive 66
Potts, John 11
Powell AR 27, 40
Prairie Grove battle 47
Presbyterian 13
Protem MO 7, 29, 39, 47, 48, 69, 74
Pruitt, Alex 50
Pulaski Co. MO 35, 49

** Q

Quick School House 7
Quick, Aaron 7, 61
Quick, Ben 8
Quick, Daniel L. 7

** R

Ragdale place 39
Railroads, Missouri and North Arkansas line 24
Railroads, Missouri Pacific White River Line 24
Rains, Bob 10, 11
Rea Valley 69
Rea, Curtis 69
Rea, John C. 69
Red Bird IT 37
Red Dirt MO 46
Redman, Widow 15
Reese, David 67
Religion discussed 13
Religious foot washing 30
Rhodes, J. C. Jim 49
Rhodes, John 49
Rice, Frantz 20
Ridinger, W. L. 39
Risley, Ada Malissa 2
Risley, Ben 63
Risley, Celian Tabor 2
Risley, Jim 3
Risley, Mary Ann 3
Risley, Mich 2, 3
Risley, Rachel Elizabeth 3
Risley, Rebecca 2
Roberts, Brown C. 72, 73
Roberts, John 39
Robertson, old preacher 6
Robins, Abe 48
Robinson, James 35
Robinson, William F. 35, 37
Rock Bridge MO 16
Rock Creek 38
Rockwell School House 13
Roselle, James B. 69
Roubidoux Creek 35, 49
Row, J. D. 14
Rush Creek 30, 52

** S

Sallee, J. H. 76
Sallee, James H. 1
Salt scarcity in war times 42
Schnavel's Confederate Battalion 53
Searcy Co. AR 72
Searcy, Richard 72
Second Arkansas Union Cavalry 75
Seven Elm Pond 48
Shafer, Will 39
Shaffer, John 48
Shannon Co. MO 27
Sharp Co. AR 32
Shawneetown AR 9, 17
Sheep herding 36
Sheperd, Johanna Smith 27
Sheperd, Riley 27
Shoal Creek 39
Shookman, George 62
Simmons, Dedrick 20
Sinclair, Martin 19
Sister Creek 73
Sliger, Sam 46
Sloane, old man 76
Smith, Asa G. 4
Smith, Gum 43
Smith, Harve 68
Smith, Johanna 27
Smith, Sarah 61
Smith, Solomon 66
Snow, Fie 64
Sorghum cane 45
Spring Creek 54, 55, 68
Springfield AR 20
Springfield MO 4, 39, 75
St. Clair Co. MO 15, 64, 65
St. Louis Globe-Democrat newspaper 74
St. Louis MO 49
Stage coach line 46
Stevenson, John A. 75
Steward's Creek 46
Stone Co. AR 72
Stone Co. MO 3, 4, 24
Stone, Jack 61
Stone, Sarah 61
Stone, Steven K. 13
Stone, W. F. 29
Sugar Orchard Creek 25
Suicide, Walter 15
Sutton, Jim 5, 13
Sutton, old man 13
Sutton, Seneca 13
Swan Creek 40
Swansville MO 41, 42
Swearangin, Mr. 45

** T

Tabor, Arch 8
Tabor, Bennette 68
Tabor, Celian 2
Tabor, Ede 61
Tabor, Henry 1, 60
Tabor, Jim 3, 61
Tabor, Jimmie 61
Tabor, John 61
Tabor, Phebee 61
Tabor, Tom 61
Tabor, Uncle Henry 1
Taney Co. MO 10, 11, 21, 22, 39, 43, 47, 48
Tanner, father-in- law 46
Tax paid with wolf scalp 65
Terry, Elizabeth Holt 47
Terry, Emma Graham 48
Terry, Tom 47, 48, 49, 61
Three Brothers 73
Todd, Tom 45
Tolbert's Ferry 73
Tolbert, Cimeron 73
Tolbert, John 73
Tooth ache 17
Toronado in Yellville 19
Treadway, Bill 48
Treat, Berry 70
Treat, Billy 69
Treat, carpenter 45
Treat, John 70
Treat, Steve 69
Trimble, Allin 43
Trimble, Bob 18
Trimble, Captain Bob 18
Tulsa IT 67
Turkey Creek 24
Turnbo, J. C. 8
Turtle of large size 69
Turtles tortured 68
Tutt, Davis Casey 18
Tutt, Hansford 18, 20
Tutt, Jefferson 18
Twins in quantity 33
Tyler, Lewis 25, 26
Tyler, Nathan 10

** U

Union Troops, Phelps' Regiment 75
Union Troops, Second Arkansas Cavalry 75
United States Arsenal 13

** V

Van Buren AR 75
Vance, John P. 11

** W

Waddle, Jesse 1, 2
Wagoner, Elmira Hetherly 47
Wagoner, Henry 47
Wagoner, Sam 46, 47
Walker, Dave 6
Walker, Judge Dave 6
Walter, Billy 15
Walter, Mary 15
Washington Co. AR 1, 5, 13
Watkins, settler 19
Watson, John 36
Watson, Mary McNeely 36
Waynesville MO 35, 49
Weaubleau Creek 16
Webster, G. W. Wash 52
Wedding celebration 8
West Plains MO 22, 23, 27
West Sugar Loaf Creek 29
White Oak Creek 10
White River 4, 7, 8, 9, 11, 24, 30, 35, 39, 44, 48, 49, 50, 52, 60,
61, 62, 69, 70, 73
White River Hills 13
White, James Rufus 7
White, Mrs. Rufus 8
White, Nancy 7
White, Rufe 7, 8
White, Rufus 7, 9
Whitfield, John 65, 66
Whitlock, Mrs. 34
Whitlock, Sarah Emiline 34
Whitlock, W. C. 34
Wickersham, Jim 20
Wilkes Co. NC 25
Wolves flayed alive 63
Womack, Joe 12
Wood, A. S. 17, 70
Wood, Bill 9
Wood, Captain A. S. 9
Wood, Captain A. S. Bud 18
Wood, George 59
Wood, John 18
Wood, Tol 68
Wood, William 17
Woodruff Co. AR 65
Woods, George 31

** Y

Yancy, Judge 39
Yarberry, Tom 52
Yellville AR 17, 18, 20, 30, 34, 52, 69, 70, 73
Yocum, Jake 72
Youngblood, James 25

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