John Robert Mendenhall

Male 1848 - 1931  (83 years)


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  • Name John Robert Mendenhall  [1, 2
    Born 10 Jan 1848  Russelville, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Jan 1931  [1
    Buried Old Jenny Lind Cemetery, Arkansas (stone) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I1324  Bishir Family
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2020 

    Father Jacob Robert "Jake" Mendenhall,   b. 14 May 1821, near Gastonia, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1860, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Eliza Lavina Harkey,   b. 17 Jun 1830, near Concord, Cabaras Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1888, Jenny Lind, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 1847  [1
    Family ID F720  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Joanna E. McMillian,   b. 26 Oct 1845,   d. Jul 1879  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1875  Greenwood, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Fannie Belle Mendenhall,   b. 10 Aug 1878, near Greenwood, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1971, Bakersfield, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F731  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Columbia Waldroop,   b. 1 Jan 1869, Springfield, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1953, San Jose, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1889  Greenwood, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Bertha Lee Mendenhall,   b. 20 Jun 1890, Greenwood, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1895  (Age 4 years)
     2. William Thomas "Willie" Mendenhall,   b. 8 May 1892, Greenwood, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1895  (Age 3 years)
    +3. John Denver "Dennie" Mendenhall,   b. 9 Jan 1894, Greenwood, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1968, Oakland, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +4. James OSCAR Mendenhall,   b. 25 Dec 1895, Greenwood, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1950  (Age 54 years)
    +5. Albert Dewey "Dude" Mendenhall,   b. 25 May 1898, Greenwood, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1969, Sacramento, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. Alvin McKinley Mendenhall,   b. 8 Apr 1901, Greenwood, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1973, Fremont, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +7. Howard Roosevelt "Ted" Mendenhall,   b. 9 Oct 1903, Greenwood, Arkansas ("Old Home Place") Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1984, Shafter, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     8. Charles Frances "Charley" Mendenhall,   b. 14 Jul 1906, Greenwood, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1980, Fremont, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +9. George Frederick "Fred" Mendenhall,   b. 20 Jun 1909, Greenwood, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1945, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F732  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • According to Ruth Walker, her Uncle John, believing he was German, was "for Germany, tooth and toe nail." During the first world war, he was against the U.S. and strictly for Germany.
      Research: 1900 census shows John's birthdate as Jan 1849.

  • Sources 
    1. [S577] Genealogy of Ruth Talkington Walker of Greenwood, Arkansas., (EF#167, SN#301, 7 Feb 1978).

    2. [S556] Genealogy and notes from Merrill Anderson of Bellvue, Washington, who was researching the Mendenhall ancestry of Nathan Mendenhall, (EF#502, SN#502, 15 Aug 1995).

    3. [S583] Letter from Ruie Mendenhall, wife of Ted Mendenhall, (EF#159, SN#241, 13 Sep 1977).