does anyone know anything about the black cotton family or bynum family from lonoke county, or littlerock. they lived there about 1800-1900's. the head of household was Frank Cotton he had a large family and believe he was half cherokee.Frank cotton was a farmer in lived in a town called pettus he was born in oklahoma in 1865 he was married in 1888 to jas. petterson. He had a daughter alpha who was my great grandmother she was born in 1894 she married in 1911 to a tom bynum who had a mother martha bynum who also lived in frank cotton house dont believe she was married also she had children who names remind a mystery. I know some famliy live in chicago but my family don't no them.my family live in michigan now. My g grandma alpha died at a early age in ark. her children were raised in det. by her brother which was a cotton.If anyone knows this family please contact me.