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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Joab Vance: Birth: 1860.

  2. William Houston Vance: Birth: 21 MAY 1867.

  3. Nancy E. Vance: Birth: 10 OCT 1872. Death: 11 APR 1919


Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Charlie Kennard Vance: Birth: 31 JAN 1890.

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Sources
1. Title:   Arkansas Family History

Notes
a. Note:   From the GOODSPEED BIOGRAPHICAL & HISTORICAL MEMORIRS OF NORTHEASTERN ARKANSAS: "Anderson H. Vance, Farmer and Justice of the peace, of Washington Township, was born in Alabama, November 15, 1837. His parents were William and Sarah (Hudson) Vance. William was born in North Carolina about 1776, and died in March 1866, in Sharp county, Arkansas, when about eighty six years of age. He emigrated from North Carolina to Tennessee in an early day, with his parents, (who were born in Ireland), and from Tennessee to Arkansas, in 1848 and located, five miles south of where the county seat now is. He was a farmer. His wife, died in October, 1858 in Ssharp county. She was the mother of fourteen children. All of whom grew to maturity,only four of whom are now living: Nancy Clark, Clarinda Norman, Aanderson H. nad Mary A. Shirley. All but MAry reside in Sharp County, and she in Independence County. The subject of this sketch, the eleveenth Child, was raised in Sharp County, where he recieved his limited education. In 1859 he married Miss Margaret C. Johnson, who was born in East Tennesssee, September 2, 1840, and ddied June 26, 1878. She was the mother of three children, one of whom is living, William Houston. December 3, 1888 he married Sarah J. (Hardister) Douglas, aa widow, who was born in Indpendence County in 1851. Mr. Vance was in Evening Sshade before the town was thought of. In June, 1862, he enlisted in the Confederatre army, Company F, under Col. Bob Shaveer, servinng four years, and participating in the battles of Pleasant Hill, (La) and Jenkins' Ferry (Ark.). he is and has been since 1867, a membeer of the Masonic Order, and once represented his lodge in the grand lodge. In 1874 he was elected justice of the peace of Washington Township, and served eight sucessive years and was again elected to the same office in 18888, and is noow serving his fifth term. He is a Democrat in Politics. He has 174 acres of land, and cultivates seventy-five acres of it. He and his first wife were members of the Missionary Baptist Church, his present wiffe being a membeeer of the Methodist Episcopal Church South."
  From the INDEX TO THE SHARP COUNTY RECORD< EVENING SHADE ARKANSAS: " A.H. Vance was appointed judge of election for Washington Township....03 Aug 1882 A.H. Vance residence in Washington Twp. burned 18 Aug 1881 A.H. Vance was a Delegate from Washington Twp-County Convention for Democatic Convention. 27 May 1880 A.H. Vance was appointed guardian off N.J. Vance, a minor in Probate Court 17 May 1878 A.H. Vance vs. J.W. Shaveer & W.G. Mathey, complaint...Circuit Ct. proceeeding 31 Oct 1878 A.H. Vance signed thank--you article about Judge Porter 14 Oct 1880 A.H. Vance, JP Filed claim at Oct. term Sharp Co. Court Proceeding County Ct. 12 Oct 1877


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