Nevada County, Arkansas

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(hatnote)
({{ARDC}})
(33 intermediate revisions by 14 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
:''This article is about a southwestern county of Arkansas. For other uses, see [[Nevada (disambiguation)]].''
+
:''This article is about a southwestern county of Arkansas. For other uses, see [[Nevada (disambiguation)]].''
  
{{stub}}
+
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nevada_County,_Arkansas|Nevada County]]''
  
''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] > Nevada County''
+
{{ARDC}}
 +
 
 +
{{Infobox U.S. County
 +
 
 +
| county = Nevada County
 +
 
 +
| county_map = Ar-nevada.png
 +
 
 +
| state = Arkansas
 +
 
 +
| state_map = Arkansas.png
 +
 
 +
| founded year = 1871
 +
 
 +
| founded date = March 20
 +
 
 +
| seat wl = DeWitt
 +
| adoption_sign = Adoption ARGenWeb
 +
 
 +
}}
 +
 
 +
 
 +
==  ==
 +
 
 +
This page adopted by Betsy Mills, [http://www.argenweb.net/nevada/ Nevada County, ARGenWeb ]County Coordinator
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 +
 +
[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/AR_Nevada.htm Nevada County Courthouse]<br>215 E 2nd St Street; <br>Prescott, AR 71857<br>Phone: 870.887.3115 <br>
 +
 +
County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1871 <br>and cemetery records; Clerk Circuit Court divorce and court<br>and land records from 1871<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 69.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
Line 13: Line 41:
 
*'''1871--'''Nevada County was created 20 March 1871&nbsp;from [[Hempstead County, Arkansas|Hempstead]], [[Columbia County, Arkansas|Columbia]], and [[Ouachita County, Arkansas|Ouachita]] Counties.
 
*'''1871--'''Nevada County was created 20 March 1871&nbsp;from [[Hempstead County, Arkansas|Hempstead]], [[Columbia County, Arkansas|Columbia]], and [[Ouachita County, Arkansas|Ouachita]] Counties.
  
'''County seat: '''Prescott <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
+
'''County seat: [http://www.prescottar.com/nevada/default.html Prescott] '''<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 +
 +
See an interactive map of Nevada County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
Line 36: Line 66:
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church ====
+
*[http://www.argenweb.net/nevada/cemetery.htm Nevada County, AR Cemeteries]<br>
 +
*[http://www.argenweb.net/nevada/countymap/countymap.html Map] of Nevada County, AR with cemeteries marked<br>
 +
 
 +
==== Census<br> ====
 +
 
 +
*[http://www.argenweb.net/nevada/census.htm Census Transcriptions]
 +
 
 +
==== Churches  ====
 +
 
 +
*[http://www.argenweb.net/nevada/churches.htm Churches in Nevada County, AR]<br>
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
 +
 +
*Nevada County Courthouse<br>PO Box 621<br>Prescott, AR 71857-2199<br>Telephone: (870) 887-2710<br>
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
 +
 +
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/nevada/land/nevada.txt Nevada County, AR Federal Land Records]<br>
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
 +
 +
*[http://www.argenweb.net/nevada/maps/ Township and Township/Range Maps - Nevada County, AR]<br>
 +
 +
==== '''Marriages'''<br>  ====
 +
 +
*Arkansas Marriages 1837-1957 at [http://beta.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org]
 +
*[http://www.argenweb.net/nevada/marriage.htm Some Nevada County, AR&nbsp;Marriages]&nbsp;
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
 +
 +
===== Civil War&nbsp;  =====
 +
 +
====== Civil War Battle  ======
 +
 +
The following Civil War battles were fought in Nevada County.
 +
 +
*April 3-4, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar012.htm Elkin’s Ferry], also known as&nbsp;Okolona<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar012.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012).</ref>
 +
*April 9-13, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar014.htm Prairie D'Ane], also known as Gum Grove or Moscow<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar014.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 15 August 2012).</ref>
 +
 +
:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ARmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 +
 +
*[http://www.picayune-times.com/ Nevada County Picayune]<br>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
Line 57: Line 120:
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 +
 +
<strike></strike>Nevada County Depot and Museum -&nbsp;[http://www.depotmuseum.org/ http://www.depotmuseum.org/]
 +
 +
403 West First Street South<br>PO Box 592<br>Prescott AR 71857<br>Phone: (870) 887-5821<br>Curator@DepotMuseum.Org
 +
 +
<strike>Nevada County doesn't have a genealogical society at this time</strike>, but the '''Hempstead County Genealogy Society''' does have information about Nevada County.<br>PO Box 756<br>Hope, AR 71802<br>hempsteadgen@yahoo.com<br>
 +
 +
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 +
 +
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
+
*[http://www.argenweb.net/nevada/ ARGenWeb Project - Nevada County]<br>
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194616&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Nevada&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
+
*[http://www.usgenweb.org/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 +
*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Nevada|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 +
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Nevada/ Nevada County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
 
<references />  
 
<references />  
 +
 +
{{Arkansas|Arkansas}}
 +
 +
<br>
 +
 +
<br>
  
 
[[Category:Nevada_County,_Arkansas]]
 
[[Category:Nevada_County,_Arkansas]]

Revision as of 22:01, 13 December 2012

This article is about a southwestern county of Arkansas. For other uses, see Nevada (disambiguation).

United States Gotoarrow.png Arkansas Gotoarrow.png Nevada County

Hand and keyboard.jpg Arkansas
Online Records


Nevada County, Arkansas
Map
Map of Arkansas highlighting Nevada County
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 20, 1871
County Seat DeWitt
Courthouse
Adopt-a-wiki page
ARGenWeb.JPG This page adopted by:
ARGenWeb Project
who welcome you to contribute.
Adopt a page today


Contents

This page adopted by Betsy Mills, Nevada County, ARGenWeb County Coordinator

County Courthouse

Nevada County Courthouse
215 E 2nd St Street;
Prescott, AR 71857
Phone: 870.887.3115

County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1871
and cemetery records; Clerk Circuit Court divorce and court
and land records from 1871[1]

History

Parent County

County seat: Prescott [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Nevada County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Churches

Court

  • Nevada County Courthouse
    PO Box 621
    Prescott, AR 71857-2199
    Telephone: (870) 887-2710

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Marriages

Military

Civil War 
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in Nevada County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Nevada County Depot and Museum - http://www.depotmuseum.org/

403 West First Street South
PO Box 592
Prescott AR 71857
Phone: (870) 887-5821
Curator@DepotMuseum.Org

Nevada County doesn't have a genealogical society at this time, but the Hempstead County Genealogy Society does have information about Nevada County.
PO Box 756
Hope, AR 71802
hempsteadgen@yahoo.com

Family History Centers

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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012).
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August 2012).