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Guide to Franklin County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Franklin County, Arkansas|
Location in the state of Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
|Founded||December 19, 1837|
|Address|| Franklin County Courthouse|
211 W Commercial Street
Ozark, AR 72949
See an interactive map of Franklin County boundary changes at N2Genealogy.
There are no known marriage records from Franklin County between 1837 and late in 1849, apparently the first marriage book must have been destroyed.
Land and Property
Land and property records can 1) place an ancestor in a specific location, 2) provide economic information, 3) reveal family relationships, and more.
The county has copies of deeds, abstracts, indexes, mortgages, leases, and more recorded by individuals. See Arkansas Land and Property for online collections of transfers from the government.
- Family Maps of Franklin County, Arkansas Genealogy (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
- Men from this county served in the 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union) and the 7th Regiment, Arkansas Militia.
Records of wills and estates of Arkansas have been kept by the probate or county courts. See Arkansas Probate Records for Online Collections and more information.
Arkansas tax records provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps. For more information see Arkansas Taxation.
- 1850-1951 - Franklin County Marriage Books A-Q, 2-4 (including both Ozark and Charleston locations) Index 1850-1951 in Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1850-1931 - Franklin County Marriage Books A-J Index 1850-1931 in International Genealogical Index at FamilySearch - free.
Vital Record Substitutes
Genealogy Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Franklin County, Arkansas Genealogy
- Franklin County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 67.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- ↑ Desmond Walls Allen, Third Arkansas Union Cavalry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1987), pp. 33-92. FHL book 976.7 M28dc
- ↑ 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.
- ↑ FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
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