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Christopher Columbus HALBROOK

Male 1889 - 1962  (72 years)


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  • Name Christopher Columbus HALBROOK 
    Born 19 Oct 1889  Choctaw, Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  , Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910  , Cleburne, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920  , Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  , Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1940  , Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation carpenter 
    Died 17 Jun 1962  Clinton, Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: stomach cancer 
    Buried 18 Jun 1962  Clinton, Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Huie Cem
    Person ID I2083  Burnett / Halbrook Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2015 

    Father Wiley Urijah HALBROOK,   b. 21 Mar 1854, Point Remove Creek, Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 May 1904  (Age 50 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Sarah Elizabeth WOLVERTON,   b. 1 May 1858, Adamsville, McNairy, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1954, Clinton, Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 28 Dec 1875  , Conway, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Amanda Katherine WARD,   b. 7 Oct 1889, , Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1969, Clinton, Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Feb 1910  [4
    Children 
     1. Irma Verona HALBROOK,   b. 14 Apr 1911, Formosa, Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1998, Clinton, Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +2. Lorna Elaine HALBROOK,   b. 13 May 1913,   d. 25 Feb 1998  (Age 84 years)  []
    +3. Ouita Ruth HALBROOK,   b. 11 Feb 1915, Choctaw, Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1975, Clinton, Van Buren, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  []
    +4. Fern Selina HALBROOK,   b. 03 Apr 1917,   d. 02 Mar 1994  (Age 76 years)  []
     5. Hally Dean HALBROOK,   b. 24 Feb 1919,   d. 13 Mar 2008  (Age 89 years)  []
     6. Dana HALBROOK,   b. 20 Aug 1921,   d. 06 Dec 2010  (Age 89 years)  []
    +7. Christopher Ward HALBROOK,   b. 7 Jul 1926
     8. Richard Bernard HALBROOK,   b. 06 Feb 1931,   d. 23 Jun 1957, ,, Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)  []
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F430  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Halbrook, Christopher C. and Amanda Ward, 1909
    Halbrook, Christopher C. and Amanda Ward, 1909
    This photo was taken before they were married. Originally kept by Irma Halbrook Burnett; now in the possession of Jamie Burnett.
    Halbrook, Christopher Columbus 'Lum'; 1907
    Halbrook, Christopher Columbus "Lum"; 1907
    This copy was in a scrapbook kept by Irma Halbrook Burnett, now in the possession of Jamie Burnett.
    Halbrook, C.C.; date unknown
    Halbrook, C.C.; date unknown
    Photograph was in a scrapbook kept by Irma Halbrook Burnett, now in the possession of Jamie Burnett.
    Ward, Martha (standing) and Amanda and CC Halbrook; 1909
    Ward, Martha (standing) and Amanda and CC Halbrook; 1909
    Photo in scrapbook belonging to Irma Halbrook Burnett, now in the possession of Jamie Burnett.
    Halbrook, Lum; date unknown
    Halbrook, Lum; date unknown
    Photo in scrapbook belonging to Irma Halbrook Burnett, now in the possession of Jamie Burnett.
    Halbrook - L to R  Oscar and Lum; date unknown
    Halbrook - L to R Oscar and Lum; date unknown
    Photo in scrapbook belonging to Irma Halbrook Burnett, now in the possession of Jamie Burnett.
    Halbrook - Richard, Chris, 'Lum', and Amanda; 1935
    Halbrook - Richard, Chris, "Lum", and Amanda; 1935
    Photograph was in a scrapbook kept by Irma Halbrook Burnett, now in the possession of Jamie Burnett.
    Halbrook, CC and Amanda; date unknown
    Halbrook, CC and Amanda; date unknown
    Photograph was in a scrapbook kept by Irma Halbrook Burnett, now in the possession of Jamie Burnett.
    CC Halbrook, Cecil McPherson, and Herschel Burnett; 1935
    CC Halbrook, Cecil McPherson, and Herschel Burnett; 1935
    Photograph was in a scrapbook kept by Irma Halbrook Burnett, now in the possession of Jamie Burnett.

    Documents
    Obituary - Mrs. Sarah Halbrook Dies at Son's Home After Breaking Hip
    Obituary - Mrs. Sarah Halbrook Dies at Son's Home After Breaking Hip
    Van Buren Co. Democrat, Clinton, AR; 26 Aug 1954 page 1 column 3
    Choctaw Male Quartet No. 1
    Choctaw Male Quartet No. 1
    Petit Jean Country Headlight, Morrilton, AR; 11 Apr 1979, page 26, column 1. Clipping kept by Irma Halbrook Burnett. Also pictured are Romie Williams and Tom Cowan.
    Death Certificate - Christopher C Halbrook, 1962
    Death Certificate - Christopher C Halbrook, 1962

    Videos
    Halbrook, Christopher 'Lum', Irma Burnett, and unknown; date unknown
    Halbrook, Christopher "Lum", Irma Burnett, and unknown; date unknown
    Original 8mm film in possession of Jamie Burnett

  • Notes 
    • Nickname Lum
      cause of death: stomach cancer

      1900 Van Buren Co AR Census - Liberty Twp taken 12 Jun
      Ed 148 Sheet 8 line 44
      Halbrook, Wiley U Mar 1854 AR TN TN married 24 years
      Sarah E wife May 1858 TN TN TN 5 of 6 children living
      Oscar V son Feb 1882 AR AR TN
      Orlando B son Jan 1885 AR AR TN
      Clarence B son Nov 1887 AR AR TN
      Columbus C son Oct 1889 AR AR TN
      Lilie B Hodges boarder Dec 1878 TN TN TN
      William E Hodges boarder Dec 1895 AR TN TN

      1910 Arkansas - Cleburne Co
      Higdon Town Saline Twp, Main street
      page 117 line 56 house 14/14
      taken 16 April by Floyd L Bittle
      Halbrook, Columbus C 20 AR AR
      Amanda 20 AR
      married 2/12 of a year, confectioner at drink stand

      1920 Arkansas Census - Van Buren County
      Shirley, Union Township ED 122 sheet 3 line 33
      taken 3 Jan 1920
      Halbrooks, C. Columbus 30 AR AR TN bookkeeper railroad office
      Amanda wife 30 AR AR AR
      Erma V dau 8 AR AR AR
      Lorna E dau 6 AR AR AR
      Ouita E dau 4 AR AR AR
      Fern S dau 2 8/12 AR AR AR
      Haley D dau 10/12 AR AR AR

      1930 Van Buren Co, AR - Choctaw twp ED 71-7 sheet 2a page 10
      line 32 30/31 taken 16 Apr by James L Kidd
      Halbrook, Christopher C 40 mrd @ 20 AR AR TN
      Manda C wife 40 mrd @ 20 AR TN AR
      Irma v dau 18 AR AR AR
      Lorna E dau 16 AR AR AR
      Oweta R dau 14 AR AR AR
      Fern S dau 11 AR AR AR
      Haladine dau 10 AR AR AR
      Donna dau 8 AR AR AR
      Christopher W son 3 8/12 AR AR AR
      rents, $5 value, carpenter of cabinets & homes, yes radio, no military+

      1940 Van Buren, AR - Clinton town
      ED 71-12, sheet 2b, line 60, household 42, owned home, $700
      Halbrook, CC (x) head 50 H1 AR same house, craftsman at a woodshop
      Amanda wife 50 8 AR
      Ouita dau 24 H4 AR statistician WPA
      Hally Dean dau 22 H4 AR stenographer at newspaper office
      Danna dau 18 H3 AR
      Christopher son 13 6 AR
      Richard son 9 3 AR

  • Sources 
    1. [S35] Death Certificate, AR Cert # 009107.

    2. [S133] WWII Old Man's Draft, (Name: fold3.com;), Christopher Columbus Halbrook.

    3. [S214] Arkansas County Marriages, 1837 - 1957, (Location: familysearch.org;), Original source Conway Co. Marriage Record Book 3, pg 76.

    4. [S174] 1910 Census, Clerburne, AR.