John C. Warren
John C. Warren, farmer and justice of the peace of Thompson Township,
Bingen, Ark. Mr. Warren was born in Tennessee in 1852, to the marriage of
Felix J. and Eliza (Clark) Warren, natives of that State, and was the third
of six children. His parents resided in the above mentioned State until
1860, when they went to Texas, and after a residence there of four years,
returned to Pike County, Ark., where they have since made their home. John
C. Warren passed his boyhood days in assisting on the farm, and in attending
the common schools of the county, until the age of twenty-one years, when he
began farming for himself. He was married in 1876 to Miss Bettie Thompson,
a native of Tennessee, but who came to Arkansas in her infancy. Mr. Warren
bought his present farm in 1879, a fine tract of 120 acres, with 50 acres
under cultivation, and on this he has erected good buildings, etc. He has
a good orchard of some of the best variety of peaches in the locality, and
in fact has as good a farm as is to be had in the county. His land yields
readily 1,200 pounds of cotton, and about 30 bushels of corn. He does a
general farming, principally cotton, and is somewhat engaged in
stock-raising, being the owner at the present time of perhaps the best colt
ever raised in the county. It is two years old, fifteen hands high and
weighs over 1,000. It took the premium at the Murfreesboro stock show. Mr.
Warren has been quite active in politics, and votes with the Democratic
party. The family are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church (Mr. Warren
having been a member many years), and are respected and esteemed throughout
the county. To the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Warren were born five children,
all of whom are living - Morris, Charles, Elbert, Erma and Thomas Otis. Mr.
Warren is a good farmer and a careful business man.
Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas, 1890, Pike County,
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