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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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Franklin County, Arkansas
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Founded December 19, 1837
County Seat Ozark
Courthouse
Address Franklin County Courthouse
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 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

Maps

Military

Civil War

Naturalization

Newspapers

Occupations

Probate Records

Taxation

Arkansas tax records replace missing censuses and provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years for some counties. For more information see Arkansas 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.

 

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