Franklin County, Arkansas Genealogy

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There are no known marriage records from Franklin County between 1837 and late in 1849, apparently the first marriage book must have been destroyed.
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There are no known marriage records from Franklin County between 1837 and late in 1849, apparently the first marriage book must have been destroyed.  
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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*[[Crawford County, Arkansas|Crawford]]
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*[[Logan County, Arkansas|Logan]]
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*[[Sebastian County, Arkansas|Sebastian]]
  
 
== Genealogy Resources  ==
 
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==== Census  ====
 
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{{AR Church Intro}}
  
 
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==== Land and Property ====
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==== Local Histories ====
  
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{{AR History Intro}}
  
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==== Maps ====
  
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
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==== Probate Records ====
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*Men from this county served in the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union]])<ref>Desmond Walls Allen, ''Third Arkansas Union Cavalry,'' (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1987), pp. 33-92. {{FHL|664007|item|disp=FHL book 976.7 M28dc}}</ref> and the [[7th Regiment, Arkansas Militia|7th Regiment, Arkansas Militia]].
  
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{{AR Newspapers|Franklin}}
  
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==== Probate Records ====
  
== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
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{{AR Probate Intro}}
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FMM1W-RHJ%3An587891867%3Fcc%3D2061549 Franklin County Probate Records Online]
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== Taxation ====
  
== Websites ==
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{{AR Tax Intro}}
  
== County Courthouse ==
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[http://www.arkansasties.com/Franklin/CourtHouse.htm Franklin County Courthouse]<br>211 W Commercial Street<br>Ozark, AR 72949<br>Phone: 501.667.3607 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1850, <br>probate records from 1838 and land records from 1899<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 67.</ref>
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*'''1837--'''Franklin County was created 19 December 1837&nbsp;from [[Crawford County, Arkansas|Crawford]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Ozark <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Franklin County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes] at N2Genealogy.
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==== Record Loss  ====
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There are no known marriage records from Franklin County between 1837 and late in 1849, apparently the first marriage book must have been destroyed.
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== Places/Localities  ==
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*[[Crawford County, Arkansas|Crawford]]
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*[[Johnson County, Arkansas|Johnson]]
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*[[Logan County, Arkansas|Logan]]
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*[[Madison County, Arkansas|Madison]]
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*[[Sebastian County, Arkansas|Sebastian]]
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps ====
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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*Men from this county served in the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union]])<sup>1</sup> and the [[7th Regiment, Arkansas Militia|7th Regiment, Arkansas Militia]].<br>
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<sup>1</sup>Allen, Desmond Walls. ''Third Arkansas Union Cavalry'' (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway, Arkansas) 1987, pp. 33-92.<br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FMM1W-RHJ%3An587891867%3Fcc%3D2061549 Franklin County Probate Records Online]
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*'''1850-1951''' - Franklin County Marriage Books A-Q, 2-4 (including both Ozark and Charleston locations) Index 1850-1951 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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*'''1850-1951''' - Franklin County Marriage Books A-Q, 2-4 (including both Ozark and Charleston locations) Index 1850-1951 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>  
 
*'''1850-1931''' - Franklin County Marriage Books A-J Index 1850-1931 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/0/0d/Igiarkansasem.pdf.</ref>
 
*'''1850-1931''' - Franklin County Marriage Books A-J Index 1850-1931 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/0/0d/Igiarkansasem.pdf.</ref>
  
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*'''1954''' - Franklin County Death Index 1954. Batch {{IGI|B000456}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
 
*'''1954''' - Franklin County Death Index 1954. Batch {{IGI|B000456}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
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===== Vital Record Substitutes =====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>  
 
*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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Revision as of 20:31, 17 May 2013

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Guide to Franklin County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded December 19, 1837
County Seat Ozark
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211 W Commercial Street
Ozark, AR 72949
Phone: 501.667.3607
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Contents

County Courthouse

Franklin County Courthouse
211 W Commercial Street
Ozark, AR 72949
Phone: 501.667.3607

County Clerk has marriage records from 1850, probate records from 1838 and land records from 1899.[1]

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

1850


1899
1838

History

Parent County

  • 1837--Franklin County was created 19 December 1837 from Crawford County.  County seat: Ozark [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

There are no known marriage records from Franklin County between 1837 and late in 1849, apparently the first marriage book must have been destroyed.

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

Local histories are available for {{{1}}} County. They may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. Click for a brief Timeline History of the county. For more about local histories, see Arkansas Local Histories.

See also Towns and Townships to find records listed at the town level in the FamilySearch Catalog.

Maps

Military

Civil War

Naturalization

Newspapers

Finding More Arkansas Newspapers Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Franklin County, Arkansas Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Occupations

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1947-1965 - Franklin County Birth Index 1947-1965. Batch C744007 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage
Death
  • 1954 - Franklin County Death Index 1954. Batch B000456 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
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. 67.
  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, c1987), pp. 33-92. FHL book 976.7 M28dc
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 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.
  5. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.