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Poinsett County, Arkansas
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Founded February 28, 1838
County Seat Harrisburg
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County Courthouse

Poinsett County Courthouse
401 Market Street
Harrisburg, AR 72432
Phone: 870.578.4410

Court Clerk has marriage records from 1873
and probate records; Clerk Circuit Court has 
divorce, court and land records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1838--Poinsett County was created 28 February 1838 from Greene and St. Francis Counties.

County seat: Harrisburg [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Poinsett County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include "an Added Index to States." FHL Collection 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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).

 

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