Jackson County, Arkansas Genealogy
|Jackson County, Arkansas|
Location in the state of Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
|Founded||November 5, 1829|
- 1 County Courthous
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Jackson County Courthouse
208 Main Street
Newport, AR 7212
County Clerk has marriage records from 1843
and probate records from 1845; Clerk Circuit
Court has divorce and court records from 1845
and land records
See an interactive map of Jackson County boundary changes at N2Genealogy.
You will find all the cemeteries listed and inventory at:
- A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]. 1841. Digital version at Google Books. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Arkansas, Jackson County on page 191.]
- Men from this county served the the 1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles4, 7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry1, 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)2, The 31st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate), Companies A and B.4 and the 45th Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry5.
1 Allen, Desmond Walls. The Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry (Desmond Walls Allen, Conway, Arkansas, 1988.
2 Allen, Desmond Walls.The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union), (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas, 1987.)
3 Allen, Desmond Walls. Forty-fifth Arkansas Confederate Cavalry (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 1.
4 Allen, Desmond Walls. First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 2.
5. Bass, Ronald R. History of the Thirty-first Confederate Infantry (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research), 1996) p, 12.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Jackson County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 68.
- "List of counties in Arkansas," Wikipedia.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).