Lawrence County, Arkansas Genealogy

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

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Lawrence County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Founded January 15, 1815
County Seat DeWitt
Address Lawrence County Courthouse
PO Box 553, 315 W Main;
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
Phone: 870.886.1111
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County Courthouse

Lawrence County Courthouse
PO Box 553, 315 W Main;
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
Phone: 870.886.1111

County Clerk has marriage and probate records[1]


Parent County

County seat: Walnut Ridge [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lawrence County boundary changes.

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




1820 is missing




Local Histories



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, Lawrence County on page 191.]
Civil War

   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.




Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  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).
  3. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at