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

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Nevada County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 20, 1871
County Seat DeWitt
Courthouse
Address Nevada County Courthouse
215 E 2nd St Street;
Prescott, AR 71857
Phone: 870.887.3115
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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]

Beginning Dates for Nevada County, Arkansas Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate

1871


1871
1871

History

Parent County

County seat: Prescott [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Nevada County boundary changes.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Places/Localities

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Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Local Histories

Local histories are available for {{{1}}} County. They may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. Click for a brief Timeline History of the county. For more about local histories, see Arkansas Local Histories.

See also Towns and Townships to find records listed at the town level in the FamilySearch Catalog.

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in Nevada County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.

Naturalization

Newspapers

Finding More Arkansas Newspapers Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Nevada County, Arkansas Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Occupations

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1947-1965 - Nevada County Birth Index 1947-1965. Batch C748988 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
Marriage
Death
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy 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

Websites

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).
  5. 5.0 5.1 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d7/Arkansasnz.pdf.
  6. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.




 

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