Scott County, Arkansas Genealogy

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

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Scott 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 November 5, 1833
County Seat Waldron
Courthouse
Address Scott County Courthouse
100 W 1 St Ste 1;
Waldron, AR 72958
Phone: 501.637.2155
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Contents

County Courthouse

Scott County Courthouse
100 W 1 St Ste 1;
Waldron, AR 72958
Phone: 501.637.2155

County and and Circuit Clerk has marriave, divorce,
probate, land and court records from 1882[1]

History

Parent County

County seat: Waldron [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Scott County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Courthouse fire on 22 May 1882 destroyed all previous county records.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Scott County AR 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

Revolutionary War
  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]. 1841. Digital version at Google Books. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Arkansas, Scott County on page 191.]
Civil War



Newspapers

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

Probate

Scott County AR Will Book A, 1882 - 1918, Index

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. 70.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Allen, Desmond Walls. The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union) Infantry (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas,1987).
  4. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
  5. 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.