Perry County, Arkansas Genealogy

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

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Perry County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Facts
Founded December 18, 1840
County Seat Perryville
Courthouse
Address Perry County Courthouse
PO Box 358;
Perryville, AR 72126-0358
Phone: 501.889.5126
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Contents

County Courthouse

Perry County Courthouse
PO Box 358;
Perryville, AR 72126-0358
Phone: 501.889.5126

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate
and land records from 1882[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1840--Perry County was created 18 December 1840 from Conway County.  County seat:  Perryville [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Perry County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

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

Men from this county served in the 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union).

    1. Allen, Desmond Walls. The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union) Infantry (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas,1987).


Newspapers

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

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage

Societies and Libraries

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. 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.
  4. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.