Yell County, Arkansas Genealogy

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[http://www.argenweb.net/yell/Military/military.htm Yell County Military]  
 
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*Men from this county served in 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>and the [[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>
 
*Men from this county served in 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>and the [[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>
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ar/yell/webbbs_config.pl Yell County, Arkansas Obituary Collection] Free From GenealogyBuff.com. From Various Funeral Homes in the Dardanelle, Danville, Ola, Belleville, and Plainview areas.
 
*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ar/yell/webbbs_config.pl Yell County, Arkansas Obituary Collection] Free From GenealogyBuff.com. From Various Funeral Homes in the Dardanelle, Danville, Ola, Belleville, and Plainview areas.
  
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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+Yell|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Yell/ Yell County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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[http://yellcounty.net/ Yell County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 219; <br>Danville, AR 72833-0219<br>Phone: 501.495.2630<br>
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<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate,<br>land, and court records from 1865<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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*'''1840--'''Yell County was created 5 December 1840&nbsp;from [[Pope County, Arkansas|Pope]] and [[Scott County, Arkansas|Scott]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Danville <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 Yell County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
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*[[Montgomery County, Arkansas|Montgomery]]
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[http://www.argenweb.net/yell/Military/military.htm Yell County Military]
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*Men from this county served in the [[1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles|1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles (Confederate)]]<sup>1</sup> and the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]]<sup>2</sup>.<br>
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&nbsp; <sup>1 Allen, Desmond Walls. ''First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles'' (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 2.</sup><br>
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&nbsp;<sup>2 Allen, Desmond Walls. ''The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)'' (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas,1987).</sup><br>
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*'''1831, 1841-1925''' - Yell County Marriage Books A-J Index 1831, 1841-1925 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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*'''1841-1849, 1865-1959''' - Yell County Marriage Books A-O Index 1841-1849, 1865-1959 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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*[http://www.argenweb.net/yell/marriages/marr.htm Yell County Marriages]
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ar/yell/webbbs_config.pl Yell County, Arkansas Obituary Collection] Free From GenealogyBuff.com. From Various Funeral Homes in the Dardanelle, Danville, Ola, Belleville, and Plainview areas.
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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
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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

  • 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.

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

Yell County Military

Civil War

Naturalization

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:

Occupations

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

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, First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1988), p. 2. FHL book 976.7 M2a
  4. Desmond Walls Allen, Third Arkansas Union Cavalry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1987), p. 33-92. FHL book 976.7 M28dc
  5. 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.
  6. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.