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Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1882 to 1929 and 1945 to 1963. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Coverage Table

A Coverage Table for this collection is available in the wiki article Arkansas Deaths and Burials, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Deaths and Burials Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Use this file to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.

The table below will help you in identifying the locality, how many records there are, the film number, and the number of records indexed.

Locality Record type Record Description FHL microfilm number FHL microfilm Item # No. of records indexed
Carroll County Vital record Delayed death records, 1877-1958 1035339 Item 2 8
Dallas County Vital record Death records, 1918-1922 985125 Item 3 76
Franklin County Vital record Death records recorded with delayed birth records, 1936-1954 1027668 Item 4 5
Garland County Vital record Death records, 1895-1917 1011894 Items 3-4 10,043
Logan County Vital record Death records, 1914-1923 1027146 Items 4-5 321
Marion County Vital record Delayed death records, 1932-1954 1031115 Item 3 4
Nevada County Vital record Delayed death records, 1921-1932 1005257 Item 0 3
Searcy County Vital record Death records, 1919-1921 1031134 Item 1 131
Sebastian County Vital record Deaths records, 1881-1919 1034198 Items 3-4 12,818
Sebastian and Fort Smith counties Vital record City death records, 1945-1963; County death records, 1919-1929 1034199 Items 1-2, 4 15,541
Woodruff and Chicot counties Church record Death records, 1905-1950 1021422 Items 3-11 6

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Don't overlook FHL Place United States, Arkansas items or FHL Keyword Arkansas items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Arkansas Archives and Libraries.

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Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

"Arkansas, Deaths and Burials, 1882-1929; 1945-1963."

Index. FamilySearch. : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.


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