Independence County, Arkansas

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{{stub}}" [[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Arkansas|Arkansas]]&nbsp;&gt; Independence County''<br>''
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Independence_County,_Arkansas|Independence County]]''  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Independence County
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| county_map = Ar-independence.png
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| state = Arkansas
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| founded year = 1820
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| founded date = October 23
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| seat wl = Batesville
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.independencecounty.com/ Independence County Courthouse]<br>192 East Main Street;<br>Batesville, AR 725091<br>Phone: 870.793.8828 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1826 <br>and probate records from 1839; Clerk Circuit<br>Court has divorce, court and land records; <br>County Library has burial records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 68.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Independence County was created 23 October 1820  
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*'''1820--'''Independence County was created 23 October 1820&nbsp;from [[Lawrence County, Arkansas|Lawrence]] and [[Arkansas County, Arkansas|Arkansas]] Counties.
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'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Batesville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Independence County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes] at N2Genealogy.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
==Places/Localities==
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== Places/Localities ==
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==== [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/index.php?title=Independence_County_Arka Populated Places]  ====
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Batesville, Newark, Sulphur Rock, Southside, Magness, Pleasant Plains, Desha, Locust Grove, Bethesda, Cushman, Hickory Valley, Rosie, Oil Trough
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Cleburne County, Arkansas|Cleburne]]
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*[[Izard County, Arkansas|Izard]]
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*[[Jackson County, Arkansas|Jackson]]
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*[[Lawrence County, Arkansas|Lawrence]]
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*[[Sharp County, Arkansas|Sharp]]
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*[[Stone County, Arkansas|Stone]]
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*[[White County, Arkansas|White]]
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/independence/cemeteries/ Cemeteries] ====
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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===== ''&nbsp;&nbsp; Revolutionary War''  =====
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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, Independence County on page 91.]
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===== ''&nbsp; Civil War''  =====
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*Men from this county enlisted in the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]]<sup>1</sup>,&nbsp; [[4th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry|4th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry]].<sup>2</sup>,&nbsp; [[7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry|7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry]]<sup>3</sup>, [[31st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry|31st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)]]<sup>4</sup>, Companies Fand I, [[38th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry|38th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)]]<sup>5 </sup>, [[45th Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry|Forty-fifth Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Confederate)]]<sup>6</sup>, and the [[1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles|1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles (Confederate)<sup>7</sup>]].<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>1</sup><sup>.</sup> <sup>Allen, Desmond Walls. ''Third Arkansas Union Cavalry'' (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway, Arkansas) 1987, pp. 33-92.</sup><br>
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<sup>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 2. Allen, Desmond Walls. ''4th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry'' (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 1.</sup><br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>3. Allen, Desmond Walls. ''The Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry'' (Desmond Walls Allen, Conway, Arkansas, 1988.</sup><br>
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<sup>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 4. </sup><sup>Bass, Ronald R. ''History of the Thirty-first Arkansas Confederate Infantry'' (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, 1996) p. 12</sup><br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>5. Allen, Desmond Walls. ''Thirty-eighth Arkansas Confederate Cavalry'' (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 1.</sup><br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>6. Allen, Desmond Walls. ''Forty-fifth Arkansas Confederate Cavalry'' (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 1.</sup><br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>7. Allen, Desmond Walls. ''First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles'' (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 2.</sup><sup></sup><br>
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==== Newspapers&nbsp; - Batesville Guard ====
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[http://www.guardonline.com/ www.guardonline.com]
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Web Sites  ==
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[http://www.knology.net/~lizglenn/ichs.htm Independence County Historical Society]
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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[http://www.librarytechnology.org/lwc-displaylibrary.pl?RC=14597 White River Regional Library]
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194558&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Independence&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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[http://www.librarytechnology.org/lwc-displaylibrary.pl?RC=661 Lyon College]  
  
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[http://www.librarytechnology.org/lwc-displaylibrary.pl?RC=12234 UACCB]
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[http://www.oirm.org/ Old Independence Regional Museum]
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== 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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*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Independence|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Independence/ Independence County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Independence County Courthouse
192 East Main Street;
Batesville, AR 725091
Phone: 870.793.8828

County Clerk has marriage records from 1826
and probate records from 1839; Clerk Circuit
Court has divorce, court and land records;
County Library has burial records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1820--Independence County was created 23 October 1820 from Lawrence and Arkansas Counties.

County seat: Batesville [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Batesville, Newark, Sulphur Rock, Southside, Magness, Pleasant Plains, Desha, Locust Grove, Bethesda, Cushman, Hickory Valley, Rosie, Oil Trough

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

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, Independence County on page 91.]
  Civil War

     1. Allen, Desmond Walls. Third Arkansas Union Cavalry (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway, Arkansas) 1987, pp. 33-92.

       2. Allen, Desmond Walls. 4th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 1.

     3. Allen, Desmond Walls. The Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry (Desmond Walls Allen, Conway, Arkansas, 1988.

       4. Bass, Ronald R. History of the Thirty-first Arkansas Confederate Infantry (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, 1996) p. 12

     5. Allen, Desmond Walls. Thirty-eighth Arkansas Confederate Cavalry (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 1.

     6. Allen, Desmond Walls. Forty-fifth Arkansas Confederate Cavalry (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 1.

     7. Allen, Desmond Walls. First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 2.

Newspapers  - Batesville Guard

www.guardonline.com

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Independence County Historical Society

White River Regional Library

Lyon College

UACCB

Old Independence Regional Museum

Family History Centers



Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 68.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).