Difference between revisions of "Grant County, Arkansas Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(changed websites format)
(finalized new county format)
Line 55: Line 55:
 
==== Variant Spellings  ====
 
==== Variant Spellings  ====
  
==== Record Loss ====
+
==== Record Loss ====
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
Line 61: Line 61:
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
+
==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
 
*[[Cleveland County, Arkansas|Cleveland]]  
 
*[[Cleveland County, Arkansas|Cleveland]]  
Line 137: Line 137:
 
===== Death  =====
 
===== Death  =====
  
===== Vital Record Substitutes =====
+
===== Vital Record Substitutes =====
  
 
== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
Line 145: Line 145:
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Websites ==
+
== Websites  ==
 
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/grant/ Grant Co. AR Genealogy page]
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>
 
*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Grant|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Grant/ Grant County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
 
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
 
 
[http://grantcountyar.com/ Grant County Courthouse]<br>101 W Center Street #106; PO Box 364<br>Sheridan, AR 72150<br>Phone: 870.942.2551 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, court<br>and land records 1877<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 67.</ref>
 
 
 
== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
*'''1869--'''Grant County was created 4 February 1869&nbsp;from [[Jefferson County, Arkansas|Jefferson]], [[Hot Spring County, Arkansas|Hot Spring]], and [[Saline County, Arkansas|Saline]] Counties.
 
 
 
'''County seat:''' Sheridan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
 
See an interactive map of Grant County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes] at N2Genealogy.
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
 
*[[Cleveland County, Arkansas|Cleveland]]
 
*[[Dallas County, Arkansas|Dallas]]
 
*[[Hot Spring County, Arkansas|Hot Spring]]
 
*[[Jefferson County, Arkansas|Jefferson]]
 
*[[Pulaski County, Arkansas|Pulaski]]
 
*[[Saline County, Arkansas|Saline]]
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
 
 
General:
 
 
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/grant/Grant.Co.AR.Cemetery.List.all.html Grant Co. AR Cemeteries]
 
 
 
Individual Cemeteries:
 
 
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148828 Brush Creek Cemetery, Tennessee] BillionGraves
 
 
 
==== Church  ====
 
 
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
 
==== Land  ====
 
 
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
 
 
==== Maps ====
 
 
 
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
 
 
 
==== Military  ====
 
 
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
 
 
====== Civil War Battle  ======
 
 
 
The following Civil War battle was fought in Grant County.
 
 
 
*April 30, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar016.htm Jenkins' Ferry]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar016.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 15 August, 2012)</ref>
 
 
 
:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ARmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.
 
 
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
 
 
==== Probate  ====
 
 
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
===== Marriage  =====
 
 
 
*'''1877-1953''' - Grant County Marriage Books A-K Index 1877-1953 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>
 
*'''1877-1921''' - Grant County Marriage Books A-E Index 1877-1921 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/0/0d/Igiarkansasem.pdf.</ref>
 
 
 
[[Category:IGIcheck]]
 
 
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
 
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
 
 
== Web Sites ==
 
  
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/grant/ Grant Co. AR&nbsp;Genealogy page]  
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/grant/ Grant Co. AR&nbsp;Genealogy page]  
Line 253: Line 158:
 
{{Arkansas|Arkansas}} {{Arkansas-stub}}  
 
{{Arkansas|Arkansas}} {{Arkansas-stub}}  
  
[[Category:Grant_County,_Arkansas]]
+
[[Category:IGIcheck]] [[Category:Grant_County,_Arkansas]]

Revision as of 19:28, 13 May 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Arkansas Gotoarrow.png Grant County

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

Hand and keyboard.jpg Arkansas
Online Records



Grant County, Arkansas
Map
Map of Arkansas highlighting Grant County
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 4, 1869
County Seat Sheridan
Courthouse
Address Grant County Courthouse
101 W Center Street #106; PO Box 364
Sheridan, AR 72150
Phone: 870.942.2551
Adopt-a-wiki page
ARGenWeb.JPG This page adopted by:
ARGenWeb Project
who welcome you to contribute.
Adopt a page today


County Courthouse

Grant County Courthouse
101 W Center Street #106; PO Box 364
Sheridan, AR 72150
Phone: 870.942.2551

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1877.[1]

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

1877


1877
1877

History

Parent County

County seat: Sheridan [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

General:

Individual Cemeteries:

Census

Church Records

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Grant County.

  • Map showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.

Naturalization

Newspapers

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. 67.
  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 15 August, 2012)
  4. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
  5. 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.
Template:Arkansas-stub