Glenda Carter said Tom E. Hearst and his better half, Iva, offered the 160 sections of land to their nephew, John P. Hearst, on May 28, 1938, for $50 and held the option to cut pine lumber off the land for a five-year time frame.
They were Elmer Hearst, Gilbert "Bud" Hearst, Louise Hearst Cothren and Pauline Hearst Brownfield.
Glenda said her mom and her kin " strolled 4 or 5 miles to Woodrow to go to class."
John and Ruth Hearst heber springs arkansas realtor offered the 160 sections of land to W.H. Brownfield and his significant other, Laura, on Feb. 28, 1948, for $300 and held the option to cut pine lumber bigger than 6 crawls in breadth for a time of five years for their child, Elmer.
W.H. Brownfield was the dad in-law of Pauline Hearst Brownfield. Pauline wedded W.H. Brownfield's child, William Chester Brownfield, on Nov. 17, 1946, at the Woodrow store.
W.H. Brownfield passed on Oct. 27, 1976, and William Chester acquired the 160 sections of land around then.
William Chester raised cows and cut lumber off the land from the time he acquired it until he was in his mid-80s. A petroleum gas all around was created on one part of the land around 2009. The property is as yet being utilized to develop lumber and dairy cattle.
With the demise of William Chester and his better half, Pauline, the 160 sections of land were acquired by their little girls, Sue and Glenda. They each got 80 sections of land, alongside a segment of the homeplace their folks bought in 1948 in the Brownsville people group, only a couple miles from the Bear Mountain ranch.
"The field land [on Bear Mountain] is leased to a close by neighbor, Jamie Hipp, who runs dairy cattle on it," said Rickey Carter, the spouse of Glenda Brownfield Carter. "There is no genuine house on the Bear Mountain ranch. The old house that Pauline's family lived in was changed over into an outbuilding numerous years prior is as yet utilized for that reason.
"Nobody has lived on that parcel since around 1948," he said. "There is no power, and they needed to convey water from a spring for family use.