Hannah Epley was born in 1805, in North Carolina, United States as the daughter of John Hook. She had at least 9 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Blue Mountain Township, Stone, Arkansas, United States in 1880.
In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1862 · Battle of Pea Ridge
By the time the Battle of Pea Ridge happened the Union forces had pushed Confederates through Missouri and Arkansas. This battle was important in securing Missouri for the Union and opening Arkansas for the Union.
Altered form of German Epple .
English: altered form of the habitational name Apley .