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

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Lafayette County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 15, 1827
County Seat Lewisville
Courthouse
Address Lafayette County Courthouse
2 Courthouse Square
Lewisville, AR 71845
Phone: 870.921.4633
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County Courthouse

Lafayette County Courthouse
2 Courthouse Square
Lewisville, AR 71845
Phone: 870.921.4633

County Clerk has marriage records from 1848 and probate records; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and land records.[1]

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

1848




History

Parent County

  • 1827--Lafayette County was created 15 October 1827 from Hempstead County.   County seat: Lewisville [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lafayette 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

Military

Civil War

Naturalization

Newspapers

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


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. 68.
  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), p. 33-92. FHL book 976.7 M28dc
  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.
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