Ara Pat Conner


Personal and Family Information

Ara was born on 1 AUG 1890 in Woodruff County, Arkansas, the daughter of Emerson Hall Conner and Laura Nancy Cornelius.

She died on 6 OCT 1963 in Tyler, Smith County, Texas.

Her husband was Robert Morris Hutchins, who she married on 21 MAY 1917. The place has not been found. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Ara Pat Conner


Emerson Hall Conner


Bolivar B Conner


Eliza L. Hall


Laura Nancy Cornelius


William Cornelius


Arabella White



Birth1 AUG 1890
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Death6 OCT 1963
Place: Tyler, Smith County, Texas
Census1 JUN 1900
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Age: 9
Address: Augusta dwelling 3, family 3 Conner, Emerson H, head, wm, Sept 1859, age 40 married 14 yrs, born Ark, f&m Tenn, merchant __ Laura C, wife wf, Oct 1864 age 35, married 14 yrs, mother of 6, 6 living born Ark, f Ala, m Tenn __ William B, son wm Aug 1888, age 11, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Arapat, daughter, wf Aug 1890, age 9, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Ruth, daughter wf July 1892 age 7, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Christine, daughter wf, Dec 1895, age 4, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Emerson C son wm, May 1900, age 2/12 single, single, born Ark, f&m Ark Nash, John servant, B M, Oct 1860 age 39, widower born Mississippi, f&m Mississippi
Census16 JAN 1920
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: Augusta, Third Street dwelling 219 family 231 Hutchins, R. M. head owns home, free of mortgage, mw 30, married born Ark, f&m Ark __ Ara Pat, wife fw age 29, married born Ark f&m Ark Thomas, Gertie, cook fb age 20 widow born Ark dwelling 216 is Mrs Laura Conner age 50 with 3 daughters and 2 sons
Place: Augusta, Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: home designed by architect Charles Louis Thompson (1868-1959)
Conner, E.H. and Laura - house

See Note 1
Will20 NOV 1903
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: Augusta. EH Conner will names wife Laura, brother John L, and all 7 children from Woodruff County Record of Wills, Book1, pages 267-272 Transcriped Nov 2017, A. Bowie attached
Will, Conner, E.H.


Note 1

Architect Charles Louis Thompson (1868-1959) of Little Rock, < refer to Encyclopedia of Arkansas History &Culture> designed three houses in Augusta.

E.H. and Laura Conner - 3rd and Plum Streets

John L and Conner - 4th and Main Streets, later used as Maguire Clinic

Willian Nathan and Mary Noel Gregory 2nd and Plum Streets


  1. Historical Southern Families, volume XXII a 29 volume series compiled by John Bennet Boddie
    Source: Historical Southern Families, volume XXII a 29 volume series compiled by John Bennet Boddie
    Authors: John Bennett Boddie and Mrs. John Bennett Boddie Emerson Cornelius Conner (1900-1978) of Augusta and Little Rock, Ark