Does anyone have any information on Harden Arnold (1804-1859) father of Martha Jeanette (Arnold) Davis?

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Martha is my great grandmother.  She married John Wesley Davis 11 June 1872.  Her father Harden Arnold was killed in a railroad accident in Fetterman, Virginia in April 1859.  I have now information beyond that and am trying to find who his parents are.
in Genealogy Help by Rick Shipley G2G Rookie (190 points)

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Martha’s profile

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Arnold-15059

Have you tried familysearch.org? It is a free site and a good place to start.

by Marion Poole G2G Astronaut (1.0m points)
Thank you Marion,

I have used FamilySearch and Ancestry in my search, but still no results.  I will continue to seek this information through all the available avenues.  I had planned to go back there and do a physical record search but....
Haven’t found anything on findmypast.
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Not much genealogical info, but I found a halfway-decent newsprint photo via NewspaperArchive!  (See Harden's WT profile).  Also, a couple of articles about his son, Richard H. Arnold (also NOT in WT yet), which refer to the tragic accident.

by J. Stewart G2G6 Mach 1 (16.5k points)
edited by J. Stewart

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