White County, Arkansas

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*Men from this county served in the [[7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry|7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry]],<ref>Desmond Walls Allen, ''The Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1988) {{FHL|646236|item|disp=FHL book 976.7 M22adw}}</ref> [[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> and the [[1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles|1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles (Confederate)]].<ref>Desmond Walls Allen, ''First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles,'' (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1988), p. 2. {{FHL|425094|item|disp=FHL book 976.7 M2a}}</ref>
 
*Men from this county served in the [[7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry|7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry]],<ref>Desmond Walls Allen, ''The Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1988) {{FHL|646236|item|disp=FHL book 976.7 M22adw}}</ref> [[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> and the [[1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles|1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles (Confederate)]].<ref>Desmond Walls Allen, ''First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles,'' (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1988), p. 2. {{FHL|425094|item|disp=FHL book 976.7 M2a}}</ref>
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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+White|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/White/ White County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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[http://www.whitecountyar.org/ White County Courthouse]<br>300 N Spruce Street<br>Searcy, AR 72143<br>Phone: 501.279.6200 <br>
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<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, <br>court, land, tax and miscellaneous records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 71.</ref>
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*'''1835--'''White County was created 23 October 1835&nbsp;from [[Pulaski County, Arkansas|Pulaski]], [[Jackson County, Arkansas|Jackson]], and [[Independence County, Arkansas|Independence]] Counties.
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'''County seat:''' Searcy <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 White County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
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*[[Cleburne County, Arkansas|Cleburne]]
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*[[Faulkner County, Arkansas|Faulkner]]
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*[[Independence County, Arkansas|Independence]]
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*[[Jackson County, Arkansas|Jackson]]
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*[[Lonoke County, Arkansas|Lonoke]]
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*[[Prairie County, Arkansas|Prairie]]
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*[[Woodruff County, Arkansas|Woodruff]]
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{{AR Church Intro}}
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*Men from this county served in the [[7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry|7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry]]<sup>1</sup>, [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]].<sup>2</sup> and the [[1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles|1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles (Confederate)]]<sup>3 </sup>.<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>1</sup> Allen, Desmond Walls. ''The Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry'' (Desmond Walls Allen, Conway, Arkansas, 1988.<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<sup>2</sup> Allen, Desmond Walls. ''The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)'' (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas,1987).<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>3 </sup>Allen, Desmond Walls.''First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles'' (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 2.<br>
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*'''1836-2000''' - White County Marriage Books E-Z and 27-45 Index (1879-1953) and Index (1836-2000) 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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*'''1859-1922''' - White County Marriage Books A-X Index 1859-1922 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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*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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Guide to White County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded October 23, 1835
County Seat Searcy
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Address White County Courthouse
300 N Spruce Street
Searcy, AR 72143
Phone: 501.279.6200
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Contents

County Courthouse

White County Courthouse
300 N Spruce Street
Searcy, AR 72143
Phone: 501.279.6200


County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, court, land, tax and miscellaneous records[1]

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






History

Parent County

County seat: Searcy [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of White 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

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.


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 White 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

Civil War

Naturalization

Newspapers

Finding More Arkansas Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as White County, Arkansas newspapers in online catalogs like:

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. 71.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Desmond Walls Allen, The Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1988) FHL book 976.7 M22adw
  4. Desmond Walls Allen, Third Arkansas Union Cavalry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1987), p. 33-92. FHL book 976.7 M28dc
  5. Desmond Walls Allen, First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1988), p. 2. FHL book 976.7 M2a
  6. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
  7. 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.