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Martha Temperance McALESTER

Female 1844 - 1917  (73 years)


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  • Name Martha Temperance McALESTER 
    Born 2 Jun 1844  Sebastian County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Martha Temperance "Mattie" McALESTER 
    Died 25 Dec 1917  Fort Chafee, Sebastian County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Steep Hill Cemetery, Fort Smith, Sebastian County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • (1) http://www.findagrave.com:

      Martha Temperance McAlester Bugg
      Birth: Jun. 2, 1844, Fort Chaffee, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
      Death: Dec. 24, 1917, Fort Chaffee, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA

      Martha "Mattie" McAlester Bugg was married to William Thomas Bugg. They had six children: Ollie Lee, Judy, William Benjamin, Lon Jackson, James Franklin, and an infant who died at birth. She was the daughter of Judge William Jackson McAlester and Elizabeth Holcomb McAlester. Martha, husband, children, and parents are all buried at Steep Hill Cemetery. Martha McAlester and William Thomas Bugg donated the land to establish Steep Hill Cemetery. Their parents graves are the oldest in the cemetery.

      Martha McAlester Bugg and her husband, William Thomas Bugg, owned large tracts of land, and engaged in the mercantile business in Barling. Martha and William Thomas donated the land to establish Steep Hill Cemetery. Therefore, the graves of their parents and some of their siblings are the oldest in the cemetery.

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      Parents: William Jackson McAlester (1814 - 1875); Elizabeth Holcomb McAlester (1820 - 1875)
      Children: Ollie Lee Bugg (1870 - 1912); Juliett Bugg Smith (1871 - 1895); William B. Bugg (1872 - 1940); Lon Jackson Bugg (1874 - 1954); James Franklin Bugg (1876 - 1961); Infant Son of W.T and M.T. Bugg (1880 - 1880)
      Spouse: William Thomas Bugg (1844 - 1918)
      Inscription: "At Rest"
      Burial: Steep Hill Cemetery, Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
      Created by: Gina Caperton Ervin
      Record added: Mar 15, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 49758939
    Person ID I22234  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 

    Father William Jackson McALESTER,   b. 19 Apr 1814, Simpson County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1875, Fort Chafeee, Sebastian County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
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    Mother Elizabeth HOLCOMB,   b. 30 Jul 1820, Buncombe County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1875, Fort Chafee, Sebastian County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F8420  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Thomas BUGG,   b. 4 Dec 1844, Johnson County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1918, Fort Chaffee, Sebastian County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 15:49:28 
    Family ID F9794  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart