Hempstead County, Arkansas

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hempstead_County,_Arkansas|Hempstead County]]''  
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Arkansas|Arkansas]]&nbsp;&gt; Hempstead County'' <br>
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| county = Hempstead County
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| state = Arkansas
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| founded year = 1818
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| founded date = December 15
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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*'''1818--'''Hempstead County was created 15 December 1818&nbsp;from [[Arkansas County, Arkansas|Arkansas]] County.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Hope <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</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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*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.org/ar/hempstead/land/hempstea.txt Federal Land Records Hampstead County]&nbsp; Hempstead County Archives
  
 
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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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*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/ar/hempstead/vitals/marriages/hemgroom.txt Hempstead County Marriages, 1817 - 1875]&nbsp; Hempstead County Archives
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/hempstead/freedmens.html Freedmens' Marriages Hempstead County&nbsp;]&nbsp; Hempstead Co.ARGenweb
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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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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*[http://www.argenweb.net/hempstead/ Hempstead County ARGenweb]<br>
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194547&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Hempstead&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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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}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Hempstead/ Hempstead County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Hempstead/ Hempstead County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Founded December 15, 1818
County Seat Hope
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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 probater records from 1823
and land records from 1900[1]

History

Parent County

  • 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.

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

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

Census

1820 is missing

Church

Court

Land

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.]

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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).