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Revision as of 23:31, 21 May 2013

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

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Yell County, Arkansas
Map
Map of Arkansas highlighting Yell County
Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 5, 1840
County Seat Danville
Courthouse
Address Yell County Courthouse
PO Box 219;
Danville, AR 72833-0219
Phone: 501.495.2630
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Contents

County Courthouse

Yell County Courthouse
PO Box 219;
Danville, AR 72833-0219
Phone: 501.495.2630


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

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

1865


1865
1865

History

Parent 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

Maps

Military

Naturalization

Newspapers

Occupations

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

County Courthouse

Yell County Courthouse
PO Box 219;
Danville, AR 72833-0219
Phone: 501.495.2630


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

History

Parent County

  • 1840--Yell County was created 5 December 1840 from Pope and Scott Counties.  County seat: Danville [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Yell County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Depending upon the beliefs of the church, records may give baptism, christening, or birth, plus marriage (maiden name?) and death dates. See also Arkansas Church Records and [[{{{1}}} County, Arkansas Genealogy#Cities and Towns|Cities and Towns]].

Court

Land

Land and property records
 1) pinpoint the land
 2) reveal family relationships
 3) identify neighbors
 4) have clues!


The clerk of the circuit or county court has copies of deeds, abstracts, indexes, mortgages, leases, and others. See Arkansas
Land and Property
for online collections and more information.

Local Histories

Template:AR History Intro

Maps

Military

Yell County Military

Civil War

  1 Allen, Desmond Walls. First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 2.

 2 Allen, Desmond Walls. The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union) (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas,1987).


Newspapers

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

Probate

Records of wills and estates of Arkansas have been kept by the probate or county courts. See Arkansas Probate Records for Online Collections and more information.

Taxation

Arkansas tax records provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps. For more information see Arkansas Taxation.

Vital Records

See the Arkansas Vital Records page. See also Arkansas Vital Records Online and Arkansas Statewide Indexes and Collections at FamilySearch.

Marriage
Death

Societies and Libraries

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 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. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.