Van Buren County, Arkansas Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Van_Buren_County,_Arkansas|Van Buren County]]''  
  
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| county = Van Buren County
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| state = Arkansas
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| founded year = 1833
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| founded date = November 11
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| seat wl = Clinton
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.vanburencountycircuitclerk.com/ Van Buren County Courthouse]<br>Main &amp; Briggs;<br>Clinton, AR 72031<br>Phone: 501.745.4140 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage, court and land records from 1859, <br>divorce records from 1874 and probate records from 1860<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 71.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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[[Image:Martin Van Buren.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Martin Van Buren.JPG]]
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The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Van_Buren President Martin Van Buren] (1782-1862) who was serving as United States Vice President at the time of the county's formation.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Van_Buren "Martin Van Buren,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''1833--'''Van Buren County was created 11 November 1833&nbsp;from [[Independence County, Arkansas|Independence]], [[Conway County, Arkansas|Conway]], and [[Izard County, Arkansas|Izard]]&nbsp; Counties.
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<br> '''County seat:''' Clinton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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See an interactive map of Van Buren County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Cleburne County, Arkansas|Cleburne]]
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*[[Conway County, Arkansas|Conway]]
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*[[Faulkner County, Arkansas|Faulkner]]
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*[[Pope County, Arkansas|Pope]]
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*[[Searcy County, Arkansas|Searcy]]
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*[[Stone County, Arkansas|Stone]]
  
 
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*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Men from this county served in the [[31st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry|31th Regiment, Arkansas Confederate Infantry]], Companies B, D, and F .*<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>*Bass, Ronald R. ''History of the Thirty-first Arkansas Confederate Infantry'' (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, 1996) p. 12</sup><br>
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
*Family History Library Catalog for this county.
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. <br>  
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*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Van+Buren|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Van_Buren/ Van Buren County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Van Buren County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
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Founded November 11, 1833
County Seat Clinton
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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.[2]

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

Maps

Military

Civil War

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


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. 71.
  2. "Martin Van Buren," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).