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Guide to Jackson County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Jackson County, Arkansas|
Location in the state of Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
|Founded||November 5, 1829|
|Address|| Jackson County Courthouse|
208 Main Street
Newport, AR 7212
See an interactive map of Jackson County boundary changes at N2Genealogy.
Business Records and Commerce
Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.
|Online Grave Transcripts||Published Grave Transcripts||County Cemetery Directories|
|Family History Library|
|USGenWeb Archives|| Epodunk
|See Arkansas Cemeteries for more information.|
Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
Land and Property
- 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, Jackson County on page 191.]
- Men from this county served the the 1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles4, 7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry1, 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)2, The 31st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate), Companies A and B.4 and the 45th Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry5.
1 Allen, Desmond Walls. The Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry (Desmond Walls Allen, Conway, Arkansas, 1988.
2 Allen, Desmond Walls.The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union), (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas, 1987.)
3 Allen, Desmond Walls. Forty-fifth Arkansas Confederate Cavalry (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 1.
4 Allen, Desmond Walls. First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 2.
5. Bass, Ronald R. History of the Thirty-first Confederate Infantry (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research), 1996) p, 12.
Naturalization and Citizenship
Jackson County Courthouse
208 Main Street
Newport, AR 7212
County Clerk has marriage records from 1843
and probate records from 1845; Clerk Circuit
Court has divorce and court records from 1845
and land records
Family History Centers
Online Tax Records
Tax Records on Microfilm
Additional tax records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Jackson County, Arkansas Genealogy Tax Records in online catalogs like:
- WorldCat (For instructions see WorldCat Online Catalog).
- FamilySearch Catalog (For instructions see FamilySearch Catalog Place-name Search)
- 1846-1923 - Jackson County Marriage Index 1846-1923 in International Genealogical Index at FamilySearch - free.
- 1923-1951 - Jackson County Marriage Books K-Q Index 1923-1951 in Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957 at FamilySearch - free.
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Jackson County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- ↑ "List of counties in Arkansas," Wikipedia.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 68.
- ↑ 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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