Miller County, Arkansas Genealogy

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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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Miller County Courthouse<br>Vital Records<br>400 Laurel Street, Texarkana, AR 71854<br>(870) 774-1501  
  
 
== 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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'''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]  
 
'''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]  
  
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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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/CemIndex.htm Cemeteries of Miller County]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Miller County ARGenWeb
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[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/CemIndex.htm Cemeteries of Miller County]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Miller County ARGenWeb  
  
[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/arkansas/miller.html Tombstone Transcription Project&nbsp;] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
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[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/arkansas/miller.html Tombstone Transcription Project&nbsp;] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Project  
  
[http://www.findagrave.com/ Find A Grave]
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[http://www.findagrave.com/ Find A Grave]  
  
[http://www.ancestorsatrest.com/ Ancestors At Rest]
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[http://www.ancestorsatrest.com/ Ancestors At Rest]  
  
[http://www3.sympatico.ca/bkinnon/cemeteries.htm Cemetery and Tombstone Transcriptions and Registers]
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[http://www3.sympatico.ca/bkinnon/cemeteries.htm Cemetery and Tombstone Transcriptions and Registers]  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/miller/miller.htm Church Records] - partial listing&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/miller/miller.htm Church Records] - partial listing&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives  
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
*Homestead and Cash Entry Patents Before 1908&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives
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*Homestead and Cash Entry Patents Before 1908&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/miller/land/miller-e.txt Miller County Land Records&nbsp; 1890]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/miller/land/miller-e.txt Miller County Land Records&nbsp; 1890]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives  
 
*[http://searches.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/arkland/arkland.pl Arkansas Land Records Interactive Search]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Rootsweb
 
*[http://searches.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/arkland/arkland.pl Arkansas Land Records Interactive Search]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Rootsweb
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/FGS.htm Family Group Sheets]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Miller County ARGenWeb
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/FGS.htm Family Group Sheets]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Miller County ARGenWeb  
*[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/PhotoAlbum.htm Photo Album&nbsp;] -&nbsp; Miller County ARGenWeb
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/PhotoAlbum.htm Photo Album&nbsp;] -&nbsp; Miller County ARGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/Surnames.htm Miller County Surnames]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Miller county ARGenWeb
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/Surnames.htm Miller County Surnames]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Miller county ARGenWeb
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/MapsIndex.htm Miller County Maps&nbsp;] -&nbsp; Miller County ARGenWeb
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[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/MapsIndex.htm Miller County Maps&nbsp;] -&nbsp; Miller County ARGenWeb  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[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  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/korean-war/casualty-lists/ar-alpha.pdf Korean War Casualties State of Arkansas]&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/korean-war/casualty-lists/ar-alpha.pdf Korean War Casualties State of Arkansas]&nbsp;  
*[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/Military/VietnamWall.htm Texarkana Residents on Memorial Wall]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Miller County ARGenWeb
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/Military/VietnamWall.htm Texarkana Residents on Memorial Wall]&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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*[http://www.argenweb.net/miller/Military/SweeneyGeoEdwardMilDanceCard1918.jpg 1918 Military Dance Card]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Miller County ARGenWeb  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/miller/military/ww1/ww1.txt World War I Monument]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/miller/military/ww1/ww1.txt World War I Monument]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives
  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/miller/census/1830/1830indx.txt 1830 Census&nbsp; Index]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/miller/census/1830/1830indx.txt 1830 Census&nbsp; Index]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/miller/census/1880/sulph1880ndx.txt 1880 Census Sulphur Township]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/miller/census/1880/sulph1880ndx.txt 1880 Census Sulphur Township]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/miller/census/1880/ 1880 Federal Census Images]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/miller/census/1880/ 1880 Federal Census Images]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
[http://www.txar-publib.org/ Texarkana Public Library]
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[http://www.txar-publib.org/ Texarkana Public Library]  
 
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Miller County Genealogical Society:<br>Texarkana USA Genealogical Society<br>PO Box 2323, Texarkana, TX 75504-2323<br>gensoctx@hotmail.com  
 
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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*[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]  
 
*[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]  
 
*[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]
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*USGenWeb Archives Project [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/miller/miller.htm Miller County]  
 
*Cyndi's List - [http://www.cyndislist.com/ar.htm Arkansas Resources]
 
*Cyndi's List - [http://www.cyndislist.com/ar.htm Arkansas Resources]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Contents

County Courthouse

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

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 [1]

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

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

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).