Hempstead County, Arkansas Genealogy

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*''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 [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books]. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Arkansas, Hempstead County on page 191.]
 
*''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 [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books]. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Arkansas, Hempstead County on page 191.]
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/hempstead/ Hempstead County ARGenweb]<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>
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*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Hempstead|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Hempstead/ Hempstead County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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[http://www.hempsteadcountyar.com/ Hempstead County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 1420 <br>Hope, AR 71801-1420<br>Phone: 870.777.2241 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage and probater records from 1823<br>and land records from 1900<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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*'''1818--'''Hempstead County was created 15 December 1818 from [[Arkansas County, Arkansas|Arkansas County]]. '''County seat:''' Hope <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> Its existence predates the state of Akansas which was admitted to the union in 1836. Hempstead County was part of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri_Territory Missouri Territory] from 1818 to 1819 and part of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arkansas_Territory Arkansas Territory] from 1819 to 1836.
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See an interactive map of Hempstead County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
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*[[Little River County, Arkansas|Little River]]
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*[[Miller County, Arkansas|Miller]]
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*Cemeteries are found on the Hempstead ARGenweb site, the Hempstead Archives website and the Findagrave website.
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*I[http://www.argenweb.net/hempstead/courts.htm ndex to Chancery Court Record]s&nbsp; Hempstead Co. ARGenweb
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/hempstead/land/hempstea.txt Federal Land Records Hampstead County]&nbsp; Hempstead County Archives
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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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*''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 [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books]. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Arkansas, Hempstead County on page 191.]
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*'''1817-1875''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/hempstead/vitals/marriages/hemgroom.txt Hempstead County Marriages, 1817 - 1875]&nbsp; Hempstead County Archives
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*'''1817-1921''' - Hempstead County Marriage Books A-N, S-V Index 1817-1921 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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*'''1819-1951''' - Hempstead County Marriage Books A-Z, 1-11 Index 1819-1951 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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*[http://www.argenweb.net/hempstead/freedmens.html Freedmens' Marriages Hempstead County&nbsp;]&nbsp; Hempstead Co.ARGenweb
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/hempstead/ Hempstead County ARGenweb]<br>  
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/hempstead/ Hempstead County ARGenweb]<br>  

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

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Founded December 15, 1818
County Seat Hope
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Address Hempstead County Courthouse
PO Box 1420
Hope, AR 71801-1420
Phone: 870.777.2241
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Contents

County Courthouse

Hempstead County Courthouse
PO Box 1420
Hope, AR 71801-1420
Phone: 870.777.2241

County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1823 and land records from 1900[1]

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

1823


1900
1823

History

  • 1818--Hempstead County was created 15 December 1818 from Arkansas County. County seat: Hope [2] Its existence predates the state of Akansas which was admitted to the union in 1836. Hempstead County was part of the Missouri Territory from 1818 to 1819 and part of the Arkansas Territory from 1819 to 1836.

Parent County

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Hempstead County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

  • Cemeteries are found on the Hempstead ARGenweb site, the Hempstead Archives website and the Findagrave website.

Census

Church Records

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

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, Hempstead County on page 191.]

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. 67.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 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.
  4. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.