Van Buren County, Arkansas Genealogy

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

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Van Buren County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Facts
Founded November 11, 1833
County Seat Clinton
Courthouse
Address Van Buren County Courthouse
Main & Briggs;
Clinton, AR 72031
Phone: 501.745.4140
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Contents

County Courthouse

Van Buren County Courthouse
Main & Briggs;
Clinton, AR 72031
Phone: 501.745.4140


County Clerk has marriage, court and land records from 1859, divorce records from 1874 and probate records from 1860[1]

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

1859


1859
1860

History

The county is named after President Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) who was serving as United States Vice President at the time of the county's formation.[2]

Parent County

County seat: Clinton [3]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Van Buren 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

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

Civil War

Naturalization

Newspapers

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

Occupations

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

County Courthouse

Van Buren County Courthouse
Main & Briggs;
Clinton, AR 72031
Phone: 501.745.4140


County Clerk has marriage, court and land records from 1859,
divorce records from 1874 and probate records from 1860[1]

History

Martin Van Buren.JPG

The county is named after President Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) who was serving as United States Vice President at the time of the county's formation.[7]

Parent County


County seat: Clinton [3]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Van Buren County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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

Civil War

     *Bass, Ronald R. History of the Thirty-first Arkansas Confederate Infantry (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, 1996) p. 12


Newspapers

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

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 71.
  2. "Martin Van Buren," Wikipedia.
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. Ronald R. Bass, History of the Thirty-first Arkansas Confederate Infantry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1996), p. 12 FHL book 976.7 M2ba
  5. 5.0 5.1 FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
  6. 6.0 6.1 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.
  7. "Martin Van Buren," Wikipedia.