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''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] > Miller County'' {{Adoption ARGenWeb}}  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Miller_County,_Arkansas|Miller County]]''  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Miller County
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| county_map = Ar-miller.png
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| state = Arkansas
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| founded year = 1820
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| founded date = April 1
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| seat wl = Texarkana
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Miller County Courthouse<br>Vital Records<br>400 Laurel Street, Texarkana, AR 71854<br>(870) 774-1501  
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[http://www.millercountyar.org/ Miller County Courthouse]<br>Vital Records<br>400 Laurel Street, Texarkana, AR 71854<br>Phone: 870-774-1501  
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County Clerk has marriage, probate and land records from 1875; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 69.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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'''1820--'''Miller County was created 1 April 1820 from [[Lafayette County, Arkansas|Lafayette]] County. It&nbsp;was abolished in 1836 and re-established in 1874.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Texarkana <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1820--'''Miller County was created 1 April 1820 from [[Lafayette County, Arkansas|Lafayette]] County. It&nbsp;was abolished in 1836 and re-established in 1874.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Texarkana <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
The county was named for James Miller, territorial governor of Arkansas.<br>
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The county was named for James Miller, territorial governor of Arkansas.<br>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Miller County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
'''Towns and Cities:&nbsp; '''[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194604&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Miller%2C+Rondo&columns=*,0,0 Rondo], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194603&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Miller%2C+Garland+City&columns=*,0,0 Garland City], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=814109&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Miller%2C+Sulphur+Township&columns=*,0,0 Sulphur Township] and [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194605&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Miller%2C+Texarkana&columns=*,0,0 Texarkana]
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'''Towns and Cities:&nbsp; '''{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Miller%2C+Rondo|subject|disp=Rondo}}, {{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Miller%2C+Garland+City|subject|disp=Garland City}}, {{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Miller%2C+Sulphur+Township|subject|disp=Sulphur Township}} and {{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Miller%2C+Texarkana|subject|disp=Texarkana}}
  
The City of Texarkana is located in two states. In the middle of the city is a street called State Line Road which separates the city between Bowie County, Texas and Miller County, Arkansas. Texarkana is the county seat for Miller County, Arkansas, and a marriage license purchased in Miller County, Arkansas is not valid in the State of Texas.<br>
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The City of Texarkana is located in two states. In the middle of the city is a street called State Line Road which separates the city between Bowie County, Texas and Miller County, Arkansas. Texarkana is the county seat for Miller County, Arkansas, and a marriage license purchased in Miller County, Arkansas is not valid in the State of Texas.<br>  
  
 
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*''Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions''. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include&nbsp;"an Added Index to States." {{FHL|287870|item}} 973 M24ur; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48141 Ancestry] ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]
 
*''Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions''. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include&nbsp;"an Added Index to States." {{FHL|287870|item}} 973 M24ur; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48141 Ancestry] ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]
  
===== '''''World War I''''' =====
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===== '''''World War I''''' =====
  
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/Military/SweeneyGeoEdwardMilDanceCard1918.jpg 1918 Military Dance Card]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Miller County ARGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/Military/SweeneyGeoEdwardMilDanceCard1918.jpg 1918 Military Dance Card]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Miller County ARGenWeb  
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===== '''''World War II'''''  =====
 
===== '''''World War II'''''  =====
  
*[http://media.nara.gov/media/images/28/25/28-2471a.gif World War II Casualties Miller County]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Miller County ARGenWeb  
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*[http://media.nara.gov/media/images/28/25/28-2471a.gif World War II Casualties Miller County]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Miller County ARGenWeb
  
 
===== '''''Korean War'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Korean War'''''  =====
  
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/korean-war/casualty-lists/ar-alpha.pdf Korean War Casualties State of Arkansas]&nbsp;  
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/korean-war/casualty-lists/ar-alpha.pdf Korean War Casualties State of Arkansas]&nbsp;
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===== '''''Vietnam War'''''  =====
  
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/Military/VietnamWall.htm Texarkana Residents on Memorial Wall]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Miller County ARGenWeb
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/Military/VietnamWall.htm Texarkana Residents on Memorial Wall]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Miller County ARGenWeb
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[http://www.txar-publib.org/ Texarkana Public Library]  
 
[http://www.txar-publib.org/ Texarkana Public Library]  
  
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Miller County Genealogical Society:<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txkusa/GenSoc.html Texarkana USA Genealogical Society]<br>PO Box 2323, Texarkana, TX 75504-2323<br>gensoctx@hotmail.com
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==== <br>Family History Center  ====
  
Miller County Genealogical Society:<br>Texarkana USA Genealogical Society<br>PO Box 2323, Texarkana, TX 75504-2323<br>gensoctx@hotmail.com
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
<br>Family History Center<br>3701 Moores Lane, Texarkana, Texas<br>Phone: (903) 831-5225 Hours: T, Th 6pm-9pm; F-Sat 9am-5pm.<br>Closed the last two weeks of December.  
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3701 Moores Lane, Texarkana, Texas<br>Phone: (903) 831-5225 Hours: T, Th 6pm-9pm; F-Sat 9am-5pm.<br>Closed the last two weeks of December.  
  
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Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives<br>Old Washington Historical State Park<br>Box 134, Washington, AR 71862<br>Tel: 870-983-2684 (Mon-Fri)<br>870-983-2733 (Sat-Sun)<br>Open 7 days a week 9:00a.m.- 4:00 p.m.  
 
Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives<br>Old Washington Historical State Park<br>Box 134, Washington, AR 71862<br>Tel: 870-983-2684 (Mon-Fri)<br>870-983-2733 (Sat-Sun)<br>Open 7 days a week 9:00a.m.- 4:00 p.m.  
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<br>Arkansas History Commission &amp; State Archives<br>One Capitol Mall<br>Little Rock, AR 72201<br>Tel: 501-682-6900  
 
<br>Arkansas History Commission &amp; State Archives<br>One Capitol Mall<br>Little Rock, AR 72201<br>Tel: 501-682-6900  
  
<br>Arkansas Historical Association<br>History Department<br>Ozark Hall, 12, University of Arkansas<br>Old Main 416<br>Fayetteville, AR 72701<br>Tel: 501-575-5884 <br>
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<br>Arkansas Historical Association<br>History Department<br>Ozark Hall, 12, University of Arkansas<br>Old Main 416<br>Fayetteville, AR 72701<br>Tel: 501-575-5884 <br>  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/ Miller County] ARGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/ Miller County] ARGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/ ARGenWeb Project]  
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/ ARGenWeb Project]  
*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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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194602&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Miller&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Miller|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Miller/ Miller County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Miller/ Miller County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*USGenWeb Archives Project [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/miller/miller.htm Miller County]  
 
*USGenWeb Archives Project [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/miller/miller.htm Miller County]  
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== References  ==
 
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Miller County, Arkansas
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Founded April 1, 1820
County Seat Texarkana
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County Courthouse

Miller County Courthouse
Vital Records
400 Laurel Street, Texarkana, AR 71854
Phone: 870-774-1501

County Clerk has marriage, probate and land records from 1875;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1820--Miller County was created 1 April 1820 from Lafayette County. It was abolished in 1836 and re-established in 1874.  County seat: Texarkana [2]

The county was named for James Miller, territorial governor of Arkansas.

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Miller County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities:  Rondo, Garland City, Sulphur Township and Texarkana

The City of Texarkana is located in two states. In the middle of the city is a street called State Line Road which separates the city between Bowie County, Texas and Miller County, Arkansas. Texarkana is the county seat for Miller County, Arkansas, and a marriage license purchased in Miller County, Arkansas is not valid in the State of Texas.

 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Miller County  -  Miller County ARGenWeb

Tombstone Transcription Project  -  USGenWeb Project

Find A Grave

Ancestors At Rest

Cemetery and Tombstone Transcriptions and Registers

Church

Church Records - partial listing  -  USGenWeb Archives

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Miller County Maps  -  Miller County ARGenWeb

Military

Revolutionary War
  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include "an Added Index to States." FHL Collection 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]
World War I
World War II
Korean War
Vietnam War

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Texarkana Public Library


Miller County Genealogical Society:
Texarkana USA Genealogical Society
PO Box 2323, Texarkana, TX 75504-2323
gensoctx@hotmail.com


Family History Center

3701 Moores Lane, Texarkana, Texas
Phone: (903) 831-5225 Hours: T, Th 6pm-9pm; F-Sat 9am-5pm.
Closed the last two weeks of December.


Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives
Old Washington Historical State Park
Box 134, Washington, AR 71862
Tel: 870-983-2684 (Mon-Fri)
870-983-2733 (Sat-Sun)
Open 7 days a week 9:00a.m.- 4:00 p.m.


Arkansas History Commission & State Archives
One Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
Tel: 501-682-6900


Arkansas Historical Association
History Department
Ozark Hall, 12, University of Arkansas
Old Main 416
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Tel: 501-575-5884

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 69.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).