Woodruff County, Arkansas

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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] > Woodruff County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Woodruff_County,_Arkansas|Woodruff County]]''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Woodruff County
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| county_map = Ar-woodruff.png
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| state = Arkansas
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| founded year = 1862
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| founded date = November 26
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| seat wl = Augusta
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Woodruff County Arkansas Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Woodruff County Arkansas Courthouse.jpg]]
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[http://www.argenweb.net/woodruff/courthouse.html Woodruff County Courthouse]<br>500 North 3rd Street<br>Augusta, AR 72006-0356 <br>Phone: 870.347.5206
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County Clerk has marriage and probate records from <br>1865; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, court and land <br>records<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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Woodruff County was created in 1862 from Jackson &amp; St. Francis counties
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*'''1862--'''Woodruff County was created 26 November 1862&nbsp;from [[Jackson County, Arkansas|Jackson]] and [[St. Francis County, Arkansas|St. Francis]] Counties.
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'''County seat:''' Augusta <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Woodruff County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Cross County, Arkansas|Cross]]
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*[[Jackson County, Arkansas|Jackson]]
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*[[Monroe County, Arkansas|Monroe]]
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*[[Prairie County, Arkansas|Prairie]]
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*[[St. Francis County, Arkansas|St. Francis]]
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*[[White County, Arkansas|White]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Military  ====
 
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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battle was fought in&nbsp;Woodruff County.
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*July 7, 1862 =&nbsp;[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar003.htm Hill's Plantation], also known as&nbsp;Cache River, Cotton Plant, or Round Hill<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar003.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012).</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ARmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194733&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Woodruff&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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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+Woodruff|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Woodruff/ Woodruff County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Woodruff_County,_Arkansas]]

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Woodruff County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Facts
Founded November 26, 1862
County Seat Augusta
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County Courthouse

Woodruff County Arkansas Courthouse.jpg

Woodruff County Courthouse
500 North 3rd Street
Augusta, AR 72006-0356
Phone: 870.347.5206

County Clerk has marriage and probate records from
1865; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, court and land
records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1862--Woodruff County was created 26 November 1862 from Jackson and St. Francis Counties.

County seat: Augusta [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Woodruff County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Woodruff County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012).