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

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Johnson County, Arkansas
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Map of Arkansas highlighting Johnson County
Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 16, 1833
County Seat Clarksville
Courthouse
Address Johnson County Courthouse
215 W Main Street PO Box 57;
Clarksville, AR 72830
Phone: 501.754.3967
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County Courthouse

Johnson County Courthouse
215 W Main Street PO Box 57;
Clarksville, AR 72830
Phone: 501.754.3967

County Clerk has marriage records from 1855
and probate records from 1844; Clerk Circuit
Court has divorce, court and land records;
Extension office has burial records[1]

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






History

Parent County

  • 1833--Johnson County was created 16 November 1833 from Pope County. County seat: Clarksville [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Johnson 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

Johnson County Township map[3]

Military

Revolutionary War
  • 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, Johnson County on page 191.]
  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include "an Added Index to States." FHL Collection 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]
Civil War

Naturalization

Newspapers

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


Occupations

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1861 - Johnson County Birth Index 1861. Batch C586522 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
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. 68.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Wikipedia.com for Johnson County, Arkansas, accessed 4/15/2012
  4. Desmond Walls Allen, Third Arkansas Union Cavalry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1987), p. 33-92. FHL book 976.7 M28dc
  5. 5.0 5.1 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.
  6. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
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