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

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Sevier County, Arkansas
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Facts
Founded October 17, 1828
County Seat De Queen
Courthouse
Address Sevier County Courthouse
115 N 3rd;
De Queen, AR 71832
Phone: 870.642.2425
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County Courthouse

Sevier County Courthouse
115 N 3rd;
De Queen, AR 71832
Phone: 870.642.2425

County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1829; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, court and land records.[1]

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

1829



1829

History

Parent County

  • 1828--Sevier County was created 17 October 1828 from Hempstead and Miller Counties.  County seat: De Queen [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Sevier County boundary changes.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Methodist
  • 1885 - Mt. Ida Methodist Church Marriage Index 1885. Batch M586091 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

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
  • 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
  • Men from this county served in the 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union).[4]

Naturalization

Newspapers

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

Occupations

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1839-1885 - Sevier County Birth Index 1839-1885. Batch C586053 at FamilySearch - free.
Marriage
Death

Southwest Arkansas Daily  Local area current obituaries Southwest Arkansas/Southeast Oklahoma

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. 3.0 3.1 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. Desmond Walls Allen, Third Arkansas Union Cavalry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1987), p. 33-92. FHL book 976.7 M28dc
  5. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.

 

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