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Guide to '''Pulaski County Arkansas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| building address = [http://co.pulaski.ar.us/circuit-countyclerk.shtm Pulaski County Courthouse]<br>401 W Markham Street<br>Little Rock, AR 72201<br>Phone 501.340.8500 <br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://co.pulaski.ar.us/circuit-countyclerk.shtm Pulaski County Courthouse]<br>401 W Markham Street<br>Little Rock, AR 72201<br>Phone 501.340.8500 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1838, probate records from 1820, voter registration records from 1952, real estate tax records from 1828, personal property tax records from 1869 and poll tax from 1892; Clerk Circuit Court has court, land an naturalization records; Clerk Chancery Court has divorce records; History Commission has probate court records before 1920.<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 70.</ref>
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Pulaski County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
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==== Variant Spellings  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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*[[Saline County, Arkansas|Saline]]
 
*[[Saline County, Arkansas|Saline]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== African Americans  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148429 Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, North Little Rock] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
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'''1820--'''Census is missing.  
 
'''1820--'''Census is missing.  
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
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{{AR Church Intro}}
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Land  ====
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{{AR Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
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{{AR History Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
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*''Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions''. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include&nbsp;"an Added Index to States." {{FHL|287870|item}} 973 M24ur; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48141 Ancestry] ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]
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*''Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions''. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include"an Added Index to States." {{FHL|287870|item}} 973 M24ur; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48141 Ancestry] ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]
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===== Civil War  =====
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*Men from Pulaski County enlisted in the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]]. <ref>Desmond Walls Allen, ''Third Arkansas Union Cavalry,'' (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1987), p. 33-92. {{FHL|664007|item|disp=FHL book 976.7 M28dc}}</ref>
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====== Civil War Battle Fought in Pulaski County  ======
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Pulaski County.
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*1863 - September 10 = Bayou Forche, also known as Little Rock<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/bystate.htm#ar Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 26 April 2012).</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/ARmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.
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==== Naturalization  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*[http://arkansas-catholic-1911.intuitwebsites.com/index.html Southern Guardian, 1911-2001] - an ongoing digitization project to make these issues of the predecessor to the Arkansas Catholic available online. &nbsp;As of April 2011, only 1911 issues are available.&nbsp;
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{{AR Newspapers|Pulaski}}
  
==== Probate  ====
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*[http://arkansas-catholic-1911.intuitwebsites.com/index.html Southern Guardian, 1911-2001] - an ongoing digitization project to make these issues of the predecessor to the Arkansas Catholic available online. As of April 2011, only 1911 issues are available.
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{{AR Probate Intro}}
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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{{AR Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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{{AR Vital Intro}}
  
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===== Birth =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Introduction to Family History Centers ]]<br>
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*'''1838-1971''' - Pulaski County Marriage Index 1838-1971 in {{RecordSearch|1417439|Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="hc">FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "[[Arkansas_County_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]," in ''FamilySearch Wiki,'' accessed 18 April 2013.</ref>
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*'''1838-1921''' - Pulaski County Marriage Books 1-81, B1-B4 Index 1838-1921 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">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.</ref>
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Jacksonville Arkansas Family History Center|Jacksonville Arkansas Family History Center]]<br>  
 
*[[Jacksonville Arkansas Family History Center|Jacksonville Arkansas Family History Center]]<br>  
 
**Jacksonville, Arkansas  
 
**Jacksonville, Arkansas  
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**Little Rock, Arkansas
 
**Little Rock, Arkansas
  
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/pulaski/index.html Pulaski Co. AR&nbsp;Genealogy Page]  
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/pulaski/index.html Pulaski Co. AR&nbsp;Genealogy Page]  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. <br>  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. <br>  
 
*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Pulaski|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Pulaski|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Pulaski/ Pulaski County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Pulaski/ Pulaski County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://arkansas-genealogy.com/Pulaski-County-Genealogy.htm Pulaski County Genealogy] (Arkansas Genealogy)
  
 
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Guide to Pulaski County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Facts
Founded December 15, 1818
County Seat Little Rock
Courthouse
Address Pulaski County Courthouse
401 W Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone 501.340.8500
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Contents

County Courthouse

Pulaski County Courthouse
401 W Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone 501.340.8500

County Clerk has marriage records from 1838, probate records from 1820, voter registration records from 1952, real estate tax records from 1828, personal property tax records from 1869 and poll tax from 1892; Clerk Circuit Court has court, land an naturalization records; Clerk Chancery Court has divorce records; History Commission has probate court records before 1920.[1]

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

1838



1820

History

Parent County

  • 1818--Pulaski County was created 15 December 1818 from Arkansas County.  County seat: Little Rock [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Pulaski County boundary changes.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Census

1820--Census is missing.

Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Arkansas denominations, view the Arkansas Church Records wiki page.


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Little Rock

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Arkansas Land and Property for additional information about early Arkansas land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.


Local Histories

Local histories are available for Pulaski County, Arkansas. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see Arkansas 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.]
Civil War
Civil War Battle Fought in Pulaski County

The following Civil War battle was fought in Pulaski County.

  • 1863 - September 10 = Bayou Forche, also known as Little Rock[4]
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 Pulaski County, Arkansas newspapers in online catalogs like:

  • Southern Guardian, 1911-2001 - an ongoing digitization project to make these issues of the predecessor to the Arkansas Catholic available online. As of April 2011, only 1911 issues are available.

Occupations

Probate Records

Probate records of Arkansas have been kept by the probate or county courts. You can obtain copies of the original records by contacting the clerk's office in the county courthouse.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of many Arkansas probate records. See Arkansas Probate Records for more information about Probate records in Arkansas, including statewide indexes.


Taxation

Arkansas tax records replace missing censuses and provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years for some counties. For more information see Arkansas Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Arkansas Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred or order electronically online.

See also Arkansas Vital Records Online and Arkansas Statewide Indexes and Collections at the Family History Library.


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. 70.
  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. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 26 April 2012).
  5. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
  6. 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.