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Access the records: Arkansas Divorce Index, 1923-1939 .
This Collection will include records from 1923 to 1939.
The collection consists of indexes to divorces from the Arkansas Genealogical Society. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.
Citation for this Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
- "Arkansas, Divorce Index, 1923-1939" Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing "Arkansas, Divorce Index." Ancestry.com. www.ancestry.com : 2005.
The index lists the following information:
- Name of husband
- Name of wife
- Docket number
- Divorce date
- Divorce place
- Reference number (page, volume, entry number)
How to Use the Record
To search this collection using the index:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
Be aware there may be inaccuracies such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.
When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:
- The name of the person at the time of the divorce
- The place where the divorce occurred
- The approximate divorce date
If you do not find the person you are looking for, try looking for an alternate spellings of names.
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