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United States Gotoarrow.png Arkansas Gotoarrow.png Franklin County

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

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Franklin County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Founded December 19, 1837
County Seat Ozark
Address Franklin County Courthouse
211 W Commercial Street
Ozark, AR 72949
Phone: 501.667.3607
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County Courthouse

Franklin County Courthouse
211 W Commercial Street
Ozark, AR 72949
Phone: 501.667.3607

County Clerk has marriage records from 1850, probate records from 1838 and land records from 1899.[1]

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




Parent County

  • 1837--Franklin County was created 19 December 1837 from Crawford County.  County seat: Ozark [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Franklin County boundary changes at N2Genealogy.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

There are no known marriage records from Franklin County between 1837 and late in 1849, apparently the first marriage book must have been destroyed.


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records



Church Records



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.



Civil War



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


Probate Records


Vital Records

  • 1947-1965 - Franklin County Birth Index 1947-1965. Batch C744007 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1954 - Franklin County Death Index 1954. Batch B000456 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers



  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 67.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Desmond Walls Allen, Third Arkansas Union Cavalry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1987), pp. 33-92. FHL book 976.7 M28dc
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/0d/Igiarkansasem.pdf.
  5. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.