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Guide to Lincoln County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Lincoln County, Arkansas|
Location in the state of Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
|Founded||March 28, 1871|
|County Seat||Star City|
|Address|| Lincoln County Courthouse|
300 S Drew Street
Star City, AR 71667
- 1871--Lincoln County was created 28 March 1871 from Arkansas, Bradley, Desha, Drew, and Jefferson Counties.
County seat: Star City 
See an interactive map of Lincoln County boundary changes.
- List of Lincoln Co. Cemeteries ARGenweb
Land and Property
Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.
See Arkansas Land and Property for additional information about early Arkansas land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.
Local histories are available for Lincoln County, Arkansas. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see Arkansas Local Histories.
Finding More Arkansas Newspapers
Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Lincoln County, Arkansas newspapers in online catalogs like:
Probate records of Arkansas have been kept by the probate or county courts. You can obtain copies of the original records by contacting the clerk's office in the county courthouse.
The Family History Library has microfilm copies of many Arkansas probate records. See Arkansas Probate Records for more information about Probate records in Arkansas, including statewide indexes.
- Index to Wills - 1869 to 1900 ARGenweb
Arkansas tax records replace missing censuses and provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years for some counties. For more information see Arkansas Taxation.
Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Arkansas Vital Records State Department of Health or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred. See also Arkansas Vital Records Online and Arkansas Statewide Indexes and Collections at the Family History Library.
- 1876-1927 - Lincoln County Birth Index 1876-1927. Batch C748473 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1882-1885 - Lincoln County Birth Index 1882-1885. Batch C586031 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1871-1953 - Lincoln County Marriage Books A-X Index 1871-1953 in Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1871-1922 - Lincoln County Marriage Books A-K Index 1871-1922 in International Genealogical Index at FamilySearch - free.
Vital Record Substitutes
Genealogy Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- Lincoln County ARGenweb website
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Lincoln County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 68.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/0d/Igiarkansasem.pdf.
- ↑ FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
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