Perry County, Arkansas Genealogy

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Revision as of 17:28, 18 November 2013

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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
Map
Map of Arkansas highlighting Perry County
Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
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]

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

1882


1882
1882

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.

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

Depending upon the beliefs of the church, records may give baptism, christening, or birth, plus marriage (maiden name?) and death dates. See also Arkansas Church Records and [[{{{1}}} County, Arkansas Genealogy#Cities and Towns|Cities and Towns]].

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Land and property records
 1) pinpoint the land
 2) reveal family relationships
 3) identify neighbors
 4) have clues!


The clerk of the circuit or county court has copies of deeds, abstracts, indexes, mortgages, leases, and others. See Arkansas
Land and Property
for online collections and more information.

Local Histories

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Maps

Military

Civil War

Naturalization

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:

Occupations

Probate Records

Records of wills and estates of Arkansas have been kept by the probate or county courts. See Arkansas Probate Records for Online Collections and more information.

Taxation

Arkansas tax records provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps. For more information see Arkansas Taxation.

Vital Records

See the Arkansas Vital Records page. See also Arkansas Vital Records Online and Arkansas Statewide Indexes and Collections at FamilySearch.

Birth
Marriage
Death
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

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. Desmond Walls Allen, Third Arkansas Union Cavalry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1987), p. 33-92. FHL book 976.7 M28dc
  4. 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.
  5. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.