Chicot County, Arkansas Genealogy

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Men from this county served in the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Calvary (Union)]]<ref>Desmond Walls Allen, ''Third Arkansas Union Cavalry,'' (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, 1987), pp. 33-92 {{FHL|664007|item|disp=FHL book 976.7 M28dc}}</ref> and the [[1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles|1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles (Confederate)]]<ref>Desmond Walls Allen, ''First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles,'' (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, 1988), p. 2 {{FHL|425094|item|disp=FHL book 976.7 M2a}}</ref>
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Men from this county served in the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Calvary (Union)]]<ref>Desmond Walls Allen, ''Third Arkansas Union Cavalry,'' (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, 1987), pp. 33-92 {{FHL|664007|item|disp=FHL book 976.7 M28dc}}</ref> and the [[1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles|1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles (Confederate)]]<ref>Desmond Walls Allen, ''First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles,'' (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, 1988), p. 2 {{FHL|425094|item|disp=FHL book 976.7 M2a}}</ref>  
  
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>
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*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Chicot|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Chicot/ Chicot County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=Arkansas&county=Chicot Chicot County Courthouse]<br>108 Main Street<br>Lake Village, AR 71653<br>Phone: 870.265.8000 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1839; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has court records Court has court records<br>from 1824, land and divorce records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 66.</ref>
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*'''1823--'''Chicot County was created 25 October 1823&nbsp;from [[Arkansas County, Arkansas|Arkansas]] County.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Lake Village <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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See an interactive map of Chicot County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes] at N2Genealogy.
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*[[Ashley County, Arkansas|Ashley]]
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*[[Bolivar County, Mississippi|Bolivar County, Mississippi]]
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*[[Desha County, Arkansas|Desha]]
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*[[Drew County, Arkansas|Drew]]
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*[[East Carroll Parish, Louisiana|East Carroll Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Issaquena County, Mississippi|Issaquena County, Mississippi]]
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*[[Morehouse Parish, Louisiana|Morehouse Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Washington County, Mississippi|Washington County, Mississippi]]
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Chicot County.
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*June 6, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar017.htm Old River Lake], also known as Ditch Bayou, Lake Chicot, Lake Village, Furlough, Fish Bayou, or Grand Lake<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar017.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 15 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ARmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.
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<br> Men from this county served in the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Calvary (Union)]]<sup>1</sup> and the [[1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles|1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles (Confederate)]]<sup>2</sup><br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<sup>1 Allen, Desmond Walls. ''Third Arkansas Union Cavalry'' (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway, Arkansas) 1987, pp. 33-92.</sup><br>
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*'''1840-1951''' - Chicot County Marriage Books B-Z, 27-40 Index 1840-1951 in {{RecordSearch|1417439|Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="hc">FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "[[Arkansas_County_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]," in ''FamilySearch Wiki,'' accessed 18 April 2013.</ref>
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*'''1840-1920''' - Chicot County Marriage Books B-U Index 1840-1920 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5c/Igiarkansasad.pdf.</ref>
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Guide to Chicot County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Chicot County, Arkansas
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Founded October 25, 1823
County Seat lake Village
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Address Chicot County Courthouse
108 Main Street
Lake Village, AR 71653
Phone: 870.265.8000
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Contents

County Courthouse

Chicot County Courthouse
108 Main Street
Lake Village, AR 71653
Phone: 870.265.8000

County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1839. Clerk Circuit Court has court records Court has court records from 1824, along with land and divorce records.[1]

Beginning Dates for Chicot County, Arkansas Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate

1839



1839

History

Parent County

  • 1823--Chicot County was created 25 October 1823 from Arkansas County. County seat: Lake Village [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Chicot County boundary changes at N2Genealogy.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Men from this county served in the 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Calvary (Union)[3] and the 1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles (Confederate)[4]

Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Chicot County.

  • June 6, 1864 = Old River Lake, also known as Ditch Bayou, Lake Chicot, Lake Village, Furlough, Fish Bayou, or Grand Lake[5]
  • Map showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.

Naturalization

Newspapers

Occupations

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 66.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Desmond Walls Allen, Third Arkansas Union Cavalry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, 1987), pp. 33-92 FHL book 976.7 M28dc
  4. Desmond Walls Allen, First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, 1988), p. 2 FHL book 976.7 M2a
  5. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August, 2012)
  6. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
  7. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5c/Igiarkansasad.pdf.