115. Mary Elizabeth SUTTON
was born on 18 Mar 1863 in AR.(40)
(38) She died on 15 Mar 1947 in Pocahontas,
Randolph Co, AR.(40)
(71) Grandma Kincade never turned anyone away from her door. She
also never closed her front door. She kept oil cloth half way down the screen
door to catch the breeze. Her house had 52 layers where it was papered with
newspapers, even the ceiling.
In the late 1920's and 30's during the spring months and during the hot weather, babies would catch colitis very easily. Doctors couldn't cure colitis. Mary discovered that she could take wood ditney (found near hickory), strip the leaves off and make a tea. When given to the sick babies, it would likely save them. She sent Hershel Kincade and Waive Todd for roots. She would hang them in the smokehouse and let them dry, then strip and boil them. She saved Tom Kincade, Ed and Myrl's son.
She liked to sit by the fire place and chew tobacco.
She never owned a home until after Grandpa Kincade died. Then she bought the old Sutton Home or it was deeded to her.
When Mary Kincade turned 60 she "gave up housekeeping", sold her house to Ed Kincade, and started living about three months at a time with her grown children. She kept her feather bed and brought it with her each time she changed homes.
Mary's obituary reads: Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Kincade, aged 84, lifetime resident of Pocahontas, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Earl Dawson, March 15. She was born March 18, 1863, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sutton. Her husband, John Kincade, preceded her in death several years ago. She was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.
Funeral services were conducted at Sutton church Sunday at 2:30 p.m., by the Revs. Ralph Staten and W. Harry Hunt.
She is survived by four sons, Geo., Ed, Luke and Fred Kincade; her daughter and 37 grandchildren.
She was married to John R. A. KINCADE on 21 Mar 1880 in Pocahontas, Randolph
Co, AR.(39) John
R. A. KINCADE was born on 4 Jan 1859 in TN.
(40) He died on 8 Dec 1903 in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR.
(40) According to Frank Kincade, Johnny Kincade worked in Black Rock,
AR. He worked on River Boats and Tug Boats, where he rebuilt or repaired the
boats. He walked to work and home every day. One day he was wet when he walked
home. He caught pneumonia and died. When his son, George, was a small boy,
he would sometimes walk to work with his dad.
He is buried in Sutton Cemetery, Pocahontas, AR. Mary Elizabeth SUTTON and John R. A. KINCADE had the following children:
406 i. James Perry KINCADE was born about 1880 in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR. (40) He died on 23 Jul 1926 in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR.(71) He was buried in Masonic Cemetery, Pocahontas, AR.(40) James "Perry" Kincade's death was a tragedy for his family and the community. An article from the Pocahontas Star Herald was entitled Telephone Lineman Electrocuted Here. Perry Kincade, aged 45, lineman for the Ozark Telephone Co. here, was killed last Friday morning when he came in contact with a high tension wire, carrying 22,000 volts, on the Arkansas-Missouri Power Company's line a half mile east of Pocahontas. His helper, Floyd Gibson, who is also his son-in-law, was the only eye witness to the tragedy and gives the following account of it:
"Mr. Kincade had climbed a telephone pole to cut a wire while "cutting in" a phone for a farmer living near th river. He was about 18 inches from the power line, leaning out to cut the phone wire, when apparently the current leaped from the power line to his body. Mr. Kincade was immediately enveloped in a blue blaze which flamed up several feet above his head and which was so intense that I could not see his form at all. He remained suspended for a moment then slowly fell backward until only his spikes held him to the pole. After hanging head downward for a moment, he fell to the ground."
Mr. Gibson rushed to the stricken man and tore away his shirt which was still alive, and hailed Lester Childs, who was passing in his auto. They brought Mr. Kincade to town but were unable to locate a physician for some time. After he was placed under a doctor's care, it was found that he had been burned from his feet to his hat, the skin over all his body being burned loose from the flesh.
The accident occured about 9 o'clock in the morning and death resulted at 1:30 in the afternoon. The injured man was never conscious after the accident.
Funeral services were held at the Kincade home Monday afternoon and interment was made in Masonic cemetery. He is survived by the widow, two sons, Hulett and John, and one daughter, Mrs. Floyd Gibson.
407 ii. George David KINCADE was born on 4 Jan 1881 in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR.(40) He died on 23 Jan 1971 in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR.(40) Buried at Masonic Cemetery, Pocahontas, AR.
408 iii. Dora Ann KINCADE was born about 1882 in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR. She died about 1886 in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR.
409 iv. Martha Malinda KINCADE (Private).
410 v. Tommy KINCADE was born in Apr 1890 in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR. He died about 1907 in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR.
411 vi. Luke KINCADE was born on 7 Dec 1891 in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR. He died on 12 Mar 1971 in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR. Lukes Obituary appeared in the Pocahontas Star Herald March 18, 1971. Luke Kincade, 79, of Rt. 2, Pocahontas, a life-ling resident of Randolph County, died in Randolph County Hospital, Friday.
A retired farmer, he was a son of the late John and Elizabeth Sutton Kincade.
Survivors include 3 sons, Stanley Kincade of Rockford, IL; Melvin and Don Kincade both of Rt. 2, Pocahontas; 3 daughters, Mrs. Lottie Miller of Peoria, IL, and Mrs. Pauline Parker and Mrs. Patricia Rodriquez, both of Rt. 2, Pocahontas; 13 Grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; 1 brother, Fred Kincade of Pocahontas.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 P. M., Sunday in Chapel at McNabb Funeral Home with Rev. Dewey Thompson officiating.
Interment followed in Sutton Cemetery under direction of McNabb's. Palbearers were Clyde, Frank, Jerry, Willard, Jim and Billy Don Kincade.
412 vii. Fred KINCADE was born on 15 Mar 1897 in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR. He died on 14 Jun 1975 in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR. (40) Fred's obituary appeared in the June 19, 1975 Pocahontas Star Herald. Fred Kincade, 78 of 804 Knotts, Pocahontas, passed away in Randolph County Hospital, last Saturday.
He was born March 15, 1897 in Randolph County, a son of the late John R. and Mary E. Sutton Kincade. He was a veteran of World War I and was an insurance salesman.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Zelda Carroll Kincade of the home; 3 sons, Jerry Kincade of Pocahontas, Perry Kincade of Little Rock and Hershel Kincade of St. Louis; 3 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Monday in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Rev. Early White officiating.
Burial followed in Masonic Cemetery with McNabb's in charge. Pallbearers were Rod Brasfield, Willard and Frank Kincade, Raymond Chesser, Herbert Turner and Allen Saala.
413 viii. Ed KINCADE was born on 29 Apr 1900 in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR. (40) He died on 17 Jan 1962 in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR.(40) Ed's death notice appeared in the Pocahontas Star Herald 18 Jan 1962...Ed Kincade, Circuit Clerk, Died Suddenly Wednesday Morning - Ed Kincade, aged 61, Randolph County Circuit Clerk, died suddenly of a heart attack at his home here early Wednesday morning.
Mr. Kincade was born near Pocahontas April 29, 1900, a son of the late John and Mary Elizabeth Sutton Kincade and had always made his home here with the exception of a short time when he and his family resided in California. He was completing his second term as Circuit Clerk and was one of the county's most conscientious officials.
Funeral arrangements have not been completed but will be announced by the McNabb Funeral Home.
He leaves his wife, Mrs. Myrl Kincade, of the home, seven daughters, Mrs. Mary Bell Gunn of Oceanside, CA, Mrs. Louise Jansen, Mrs. Kathleen Bramlett, Misses Betty and Jo Ann Kincade of Pocahontas, Mrs. Roberta Lewis of Cupertino, CA, and Mrs. Wilma Jansen of Schererville, IN; three sons, Tom Kincade of Orlando, FL, Lindell Kincade of Landover, MD, and Gary Kincade of Pocahontas; 17 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; three brothers, George, Luke and Fred Kincade, all of Pocahontas.
His Obituary appeared in the Pocahontas Star Herald 25 Jan 1962...Kincade Funeral Held Saturday. Funeral services for Ed Kincade, Randolph County Circult Clerk, who died suddenly at his home Wednesday morning of last week, were held in the Sutton Free Will Baptist church at 2:00 p.m., Saturday by the Revs. Zane Kirkland, Dewey Thompson, Ben Scott and Lawrence Ray. Interment was in the Sutton cemetery under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home.
414 ix. Johnny KINCADE was born about 1904 in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR. He died in Pocahontas, Randolph Co, AR. Louise Jansen said Grandma Kincade was pregnant with little Johnny when Grandpa died. He was a sick baby. Something was wrong with his back. He only lived for about a year and a half. Louise has a picture which her mother, Myrl Kincade, gave her. The words Little Johnny are written on the back of it.
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