Jackson County, Arkansas Genealogy
Guide to Jackson County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Jackson County, Arkansas|
Location in the state of Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
|Founded||November 5, 1829|
|Address|| Jackson County Courthouse|
208 Main Street
Newport, AR 7212
- 1 Historical Facts
- 2 Resources
- 2.1 Bible Records
- 2.2 Biography
- 2.3 Business Records and Commerce
- 2.4 Cemeteries
- 2.5 Church Records
- 2.6 Court Records
- 2.7 Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
- 2.8 Gazetteers
- 2.9 Genealogy
- 2.10 History
- 2.11 Land and Property
- 2.12 Maps
- 2.13 Migration
- 2.14 Military
- 2.15 Naturalization and Citizenship
- 2.16 Newspapers
- 2.17 Obituaries
- 2.18 Periodicals
- 2.19 Probate
- 2.20 Public Records
- 2.21 Repositories
- 2.22 Taxation
- 2.23 Vital Records
- 2.24 Places/Localities
- 2.25 Web Sites
- 2.26 References
See an interactive map of Jackson County boundary changes at N2Genealogy.
Business Records and Commerce
Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.
|Online Grave Transcripts||Published Grave Transcripts||County Cemetery Directories|
|Family History Library|
|USGenWeb Archives|| Epodunk
|See Arkansas Cemeteries for more information.|
Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
Land and Property
- 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.
Naturalization and Citizenship
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
Family History Centers
Online Tax Records
Tax Records on Microfilm
- 1846-1923 - Jackson County Marriage Index 1846-1923 in International Genealogical Index at FamilySearch - free.
- 1923-1951 - Jackson County Marriage Books K-Q Index 1923-1951 in Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957 at FamilySearch - free.
- 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)
- "List of counties in Arkansas," Wikipedia.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 68.
- 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.
- FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.