My CARR line starts Sept. 1875 in Pope County, Arkanas with my great-grandfather John Leander CARR. John was born Sept. 1875 in Independence, Pope Co, AR., and he died between 1942-1947 in Osceola, Mississippi County, AR. He was buried in The Garden Point Cemetery in Etowah also in Osceola. Leander has no headstone on his grave. John Leander Carr always went by the name of Leander. Leander married Belle Zora Ballinger and they had at least 11 children, only 8 lived to adulthood, and 1 son Wiley died about the age of 10. Belle was born in Sept.1875 in Searcy County, AR., and she died Nov. 18, 1928 in Osceola, Mississippi Co, AR. Bell's daughter Bertha gave me her mother's birth and death dates. Children of John Leander Carr & Belle Ballinger are. 1. Nancy Catherine 1895-1987, married Wright Wolf. 2. Wiley 1889-1909 3. Mary Lou Della 1905-1996, married Constatine "Connie" McVay. 4. William Henry 1907- 1967, married Bonnie Deeds. 5. Luna Loutresssa 1909-1978, married Earnest Lindsey. 6. Charles 1911-1979, married Vera Foster. 7. Margaret 1912, married Virgis Tillman. 8. Bertha 1915-2003, married Milton Pinston. 9. Thurman 1919, married Sylvia. After Belle died Leander married a 2nd time to a another widower, a lady by the name of Sarah "Sally" Cockrell circa 1931-1933, Sally was born circa 1870 died in between the months of January through February 1949. Sally is buried in Garden Point Cemetery in Osceola, she too has no headstone. The church that held services for Leander and for Sally Carr is no longer standing. This information came from Virgil Cockrell, grandson of Sally in May 2004.