Crawford County, Arkansas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
On March 23, 1877, the courthouse was destroyed by fire and all records were destroyed except those of the treasurer and a few deeds and mortgages. Since that date however the records are complete and are kept in fire-proof vaults. <br>
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On March 23, 1877, the courthouse was destroyed by fire and all records were destroyed except those of the treasurer and a few deeds and mortgages. Since that date however the records are complete and are kept in fire-proof vaults. <br>  
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
<br>Alma | Cedarville | Chester | Dyer | Kibler | Mountainburg<br>Mulberry | Natural Dam | Rudy | Uniontown | Van Buren<br>
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<br>Alma | Cedarville | Chester | Dyer | Kibler | Mountainburg<br>Mulberry | Natural Dam | Rudy | Uniontown | Van Buren<br>  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/arkansas/crawford.html Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; &nbsp;USGenWeb Project  
 
[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/arkansas/crawford.html Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; &nbsp;USGenWeb Project  
  
[http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/alexander/alex.htm Alexander Cemetry], [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1041985&CScnty=109& Alma City Cemetery], [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=53067&CScnty=109& Bidville Cemetery], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/bolton/bolton.htm Bolton Cemetery], [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=53238&CScnty=109&CSsr=21& Bryant Cemetery], [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=53730&CScnty=109&CSsr=41& Dugan Cemetery], [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=53755&CScnty=109&CSsr=41& Dyer Cemetery],[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=53844&CScnty=109&CSsr=41& Fairview Cemetery], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/gregory.htm Gregory Cemetery], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/hall/hall.htm Hall Cemetery], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/hillcrest/hill.htm Hillcrest Cemetery], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/liberty.htm Liberty Hill Cemetry], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/love/index.htm Love Cemetery], [http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=3685 Morrison Cemetery, Rudy,] [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/new.htm New Cemetery], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/newberry/index.htm Newberry Chapel Cemetery], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/peters.htm Peters Cemetery], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/sarah.htm Sarah Grove], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/steward.htm Steward Cemetery]<br>
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[http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/alexander/alex.htm Alexander Cemetry], [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1041985&CScnty=109& Alma City Cemetery], [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=53067&CScnty=109& Bidville Cemetery], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/bolton/bolton.htm Bolton Cemetery], [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=53238&CScnty=109&CSsr=21& Bryant Cemetery], [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=53730&CScnty=109&CSsr=41& Dugan Cemetery], [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=53755&CScnty=109&CSsr=41& Dyer Cemetery],[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=53844&CScnty=109&CSsr=41& Fairview Cemetery], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/gregory.htm Gregory Cemetery], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/hall/hall.htm Hall Cemetery], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/hillcrest/hill.htm Hillcrest Cemetery], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/liberty.htm Liberty Hill Cemetry], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/love/index.htm Love Cemetery], [http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=3685 Morrison Cemetery, Rudy,] [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/new.htm New Cemetery], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/newberry/index.htm Newberry Chapel Cemetery], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/peters.htm Peters Cemetery], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/sarah.htm Sarah Grove], [http://www.interment.net/data/us/ar/crawford/steward.htm Steward Cemetery]<br>  
  
 
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*[http://www.arkansasfreedmen.com/USCTCrawford.htm United States Colored Troops ]of Crawford County, Arkansas this site&nbsp;gives history and information on burial and a Headstone Project.  
 
*[http://www.arkansasfreedmen.com/USCTCrawford.htm United States Colored Troops ]of Crawford County, Arkansas this site&nbsp;gives history and information on burial and a Headstone Project.  
*Men from Crawford County served in the [[1st_Regiment,_Arkansas_Infantry_(Union)|1st&nbsp;Regiment Arkansas Infantry&nbsp;(Union)&nbsp;]]*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>*</sup>Arkansas. Adjutant General's Office.Report of the Adjutant General of Arkansas, for the period of the late rebellion, and to November 1, 1866,Bethesda, Maryland&nbsp;: University Publications of America, c1990 .  
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*Men from Crawford County served in the [[1st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Union)|1st&nbsp;Regiment Arkansas Infantry&nbsp;(Union)&nbsp;]]*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>*</sup>Arkansas. Adjutant General's Office.Report of the Adjutant General of Arkansas, for the period of the late rebellion, and to November 1, 1866,Bethesda, Maryland&nbsp;: University Publications of America, c1990 .  
 
*Newspapers
 
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/crawford/crawford.htm Submitted Crawford County Obituaries]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/crawford/crawford.htm Submitted Crawford County Obituaries]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcrawfo/index-newspaper.htm Newspaper Article Index]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Crawford County ARGenWeb
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcrawfo/index-newspaper.htm Newspaper Article Index]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Crawford County ARGenWeb  
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Crawford County Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 276<br>Alma, AR 72921<br>Open on Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.<br>
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Crawford County Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 276<br>Alma, AR 72921<br>Open on Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.<br>  
  
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Crawford County Historical Society<br>929 East Main Street<br>Van Buren, AR 72956-4317<br>
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Crawford County Historical Society<br>929 East Main Street<br>Van Buren, AR 72956-4317<br>  
  
 
Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 796<br>Rogers, AR 72757-0796<br>Serving the Arkansas Counties of Benton, Carroll, Madison and Washington  
 
Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 796<br>Rogers, AR 72757-0796<br>Serving the Arkansas Counties of Benton, Carroll, Madison and Washington  
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<br>State <br>Arkansas Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 17653<br>Little Rock, AR 72222  
 
<br>State <br>Arkansas Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 17653<br>Little Rock, AR 72222  
  
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Arkansas Historical Association<br>416 Old Main, University of Arkansas <br>History Department - Ozark Hall 12<br>Fayetteville, AR 72701  
 
Arkansas Historical Association<br>416 Old Main, University of Arkansas <br>History Department - Ozark Hall 12<br>Fayetteville, AR 72701  
  
Phone:<br>&nbsp;(479) 575-5884<br>(479) 575-2775<br>dludlow@uark.edu<br>
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Phone:<br>&nbsp;(479) 575-5884<br>(479) 575-2775<br>dludlow@uark.edu<br>  
  
Arkansas History Commission<br>
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Arkansas History Commission<br>  
  
<br>One Capitol Mall<br>Little Rock, AR 72201<br>Trash or Treasure? Phone:<br>&nbsp;(501) 682-6900<br>(501) 682-6916<br>state.archives@arkansas.gov<br>Ark-ives <br><br>Arkansas Historical Society<br>422 South Sixth Street<br>Van Buren, AR 72956<br><br><br>Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society<br>Tamela Tenpenny-Lewis,<br>President, Little Rock Chapter<br>P.O. Box 4294<br>Little Rock, Arkansas 72214 <br>
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<br>One Capitol Mall<br>Little Rock, AR 72201<br>Trash or Treasure? Phone:<br>&nbsp;(501) 682-6900<br>(501) 682-6916<br>state.archives@arkansas.gov<br>Ark-ives <br><br>Arkansas Historical Society<br>422 South Sixth Street<br>Van Buren, AR 72956<br><br><br>Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society<br>Tamela Tenpenny-Lewis,<br>President, Little Rock Chapter<br>P.O. Box 4294<br>Little Rock, Arkansas 72214 <br>  
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcrawfo/ Crawford County]&nbsp; -&nbsp; ARGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcrawfo/ Crawford County]&nbsp; -&nbsp; ARGenWeb Project  
*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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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>  
 
*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Crawford|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Crawford|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Crawford/ Crawford County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Crawford/ Crawford County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1820--Crawford County was created 18 October 1820 from Pulaski County.  County seat: Van Buren [1]

 It was named in honor of William H. Crawford, President Monroe's Secretary of the Treasury.

Boundary Changes

Parts of the county were taken for various new counties:

  • Washington 27 October 1828
  • Pope 2 November 1829
  • Scott 5 November 1833
  • Franklin 19 December 1837
  • Sebastian 5 January 1851
  • in 1828, part of the Osage and Cherokee Territory was added to the county.

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

Record Loss

On March 23, 1877, the courthouse was destroyed by fire and all records were destroyed except those of the treasurer and a few deeds and mortgages. Since that date however the records are complete and are kept in fire-proof vaults.

Places/Localities

Populated Places


Alma | Cedarville | Chester | Dyer | Kibler | Mountainburg
Mulberry | Natural Dam | Rudy | Uniontown | Van Buren

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Crawford County Cemetery Index  -  Crawford County ARGenWeb

Tombstone Transcription Project  -   USGenWeb Project

Alexander Cemetry, Alma City Cemetery, Bidville Cemetery, Bolton Cemetery, Bryant Cemetery, Dugan Cemetery, Dyer Cemetery,Fairview Cemetery, Gregory Cemetery, Hall Cemetery, Hillcrest Cemetery, Liberty Hill Cemetry, Love Cemetery, Morrison Cemetery, Rudy, New Cemetery, Newberry Chapel Cemetery, Peters Cemetery, Sarah Grove, Steward Cemetery

Church

Crawford County Church Index - Crawford County ARGenWeb

Court

Wills and Probate Index  -  Crawford County ARGenWeb

Land

Local Histories

Biography Index  -  Crawford County ARGenWeb

Disaster/Epidemic Index  -  Crawford County ARGenWeb

Family Group Sheets Index  -  Crawford County ARGenWeb

Crawford County Family Website Index  -  Crawford County ARGenWeb

Maps

Crawford County Map Index   -  Crawford Coiunty ARGenWeb

Military

Revolutionary War
  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]. 1841. Digital version at Google Books. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Arkansas, Crawford County on page 191.]
  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include "an Added Index to States." FHL Collection 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]
Civil War
  • United States Colored Troops of Crawford County, Arkansas this site gives history and information on burial and a Headstone Project.
  • Men from Crawford County served in the 1st Regiment Arkansas Infantry (Union) *                  *Arkansas. Adjutant General's Office.Report of the Adjutant General of Arkansas, for the period of the late rebellion, and to November 1, 1866,Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990 .
  • Newspapers

Submitted Crawford County Obituaries  -  USGenWeb Archives Project

Newspaper Article Index  -  Crawford County ARGenWeb

Probate

Taxation

Tax Lists  -  Crawford County ARGenWeb

Vital Records

1830 Census  -  USGenWeb Archives

US Federal Census Records - Crawford County ARGenWeb

Slave Schedules  -  Crawford County ARGenWeb

Pension Rolls  -  Crawford County ARGenWeb

Tax Lists  -  Crawford County ARGenWeb

Societies and Libraries

Crawford County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 276
Alma, AR 72921
Open on Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.


Crawford County Historical Society
929 East Main Street
Van Buren, AR 72956-4317

Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 796
Rogers, AR 72757-0796
Serving the Arkansas Counties of Benton, Carroll, Madison and Washington

Phone:: (501) 273-3890


State
Arkansas Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 17653
Little Rock, AR 72222


Arkansas Historical Association
416 Old Main, University of Arkansas
History Department - Ozark Hall 12
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Phone:
 (479) 575-5884
(479) 575-2775
dludlow@uark.edu

Arkansas History Commission


One Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
Trash or Treasure? Phone:
 (501) 682-6900
(501) 682-6916
state.archives@arkansas.gov
Ark-ives

Arkansas Historical Society
422 South Sixth Street
Van Buren, AR 72956


Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society
Tamela Tenpenny-Lewis,
President, Little Rock Chapter
P.O. Box 4294
Little Rock, Arkansas 72214

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).