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ELDRIDGE: George Wallace III, son of George and Dorothy BLOCK, marries Geneva BOWDEN and Carol COFFIN

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George was born 20 May 1925 in Wynne, Arkansas. He attended local schools and graduated from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock.

He married first, Geneva BOWDEN, in Forest City, Arkansas, dtr of Kara and Ola BOWDEN. (no disposition of marriage). George married Carol COFFIN in Hernando, Mississippi. Carol was born in Wynne, Arkansas, dtr of Cecil and Nora COFFIN. (no marriage dates for either woman)

George served in the Army during WWII and is a member of the Methodist Church in Wynne where he is a farmer. George had 4 children. Mothers unk since I have no marriage or death/divorce dates for either woman.

1. Eve Ann b 7 Feb 1950 at Wynne. She graduated from Hendrix Collee at Conway, Arkansas and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She married Dennis CURTIS in Wynne. She died 9 Jun 1977 in Little Rock and is buried in Cogbill Cemetery in Wynne.
2. Karan Dianne b no date Feb 1952 in Wynne. She married Larry LAWSON in Wynne. (no date)
3. Dorothy Lynne b 1 Apr 1959 in Wynne. Married 28 Mar 1980 Ronald D. Turner, 28 Mar 1980 in Wynne, son of Edgar and Mary Elizabeth SHANKLE TURNER born 10 Mar 1957 in Wynne. Ron is a farmer and Dorothy is a bank teller. Dorothy was Geneva's dtr so we can assume that Eve Ann and Karan were, also.
4. Leigh (no middle) born 16 Apr 1969 in Wynne. In 1986 she was a junior in Wynne High School.

Surnames: BLOCK BOWDEN COFFIN CURTIS ELDRIDGE LAWSON SHANKLE TURNER
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by Bawden4 on 2012-01-02 12:02:11

The Eldridge-Bawden Families: The Ancestry and Descendants of Duncan Campbell Eldridge and Stephen Bawden, Scott County, Iowa; author-compiler Alice Richardson Sloan, C.G. (dec 2011), commissioned by John Duvall Bawden (dec 1992), Bettendorf, Iowa; Anundsen Pub Co., Decorah, Iowa , 1986, 290 pps, no copyright, no ISBN, in the personal library of this writer.

References from this vinyl-bound issue on page 98:
Information given by George W. Eldridge and Miss Leigh Eldridge of Wynne, Arkansas Feb 1986.

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