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*[[Blytheville Arkansas Family History Center|Blytheville Arkansas Family History Center]]
 
*[[Blytheville Arkansas Family History Center|Blytheville Arkansas Family History Center]]
  
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>
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*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Mississippi|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Mississippi/ MississippiCounty, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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[http://www.mcagov.com/ Mississippi County Courthouse]<br>200 W Walnut<br>Blytheville, AR 72315<br>Phone: 870.763.3212 <br><br>County Clerk has military records from 1850 <br>and probate records from 1865; Clerk Circuit Court <br>has divorce and court records from 1866 and land records<br>from 1865<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 69.</ref>
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*'''1833--'''Mississippi County was created 1 November 1833&nbsp;from [[Crittenden County, Arkansas|Crittenden]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Blytheville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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See an interactive map of Mississippi County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
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*[[Dunklin County, Missouri|Dunklin County, Missouri]]
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*[[Dyer County, Tennessee|Dyer County, Tennessee]]
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*[[Lauderdale County, Tennessee|Lauderdale County, Tennessee]]
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*[[Pemiscot County, Missouri|Pemiscot County, Missouri]]
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*[[Poinsett County, Arkansas|Poinsett]]
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*[[Shelby County, Tennessee|Shelby County, Tennessee]]
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*[[Tipton County, Tennessee|Tipton County, Tennessee]]
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*'''1861-1921''' - Mississippi County Marriage Books A-K Index 1861-1921 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>
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*'''1866-1921''' - Mississippi County Marriage Books A-K, 3-23 Index 1866-1921 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>
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Introduction to Family History Centers]]
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>  
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Revision as of 18:59, 20 May 2013

This article is about a northeastern county of Arkansas. For other uses, see Mississippi (disambiguation).

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

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Mississippi County, Arkansas
Map
Map of Arkansas highlighting Mississippi County
Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 1, 1833
County Seat Blytheville
Courthouse
Address Monroe County Courthouse
123 Madison Street
Clarendon, AR 72029-2794
Phone: 870.747.3921
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County Courthouse

Mississippi County Courthouse
200 W Walnut
Blytheville, AR 72315
Phone: 870.763.3212

County Clerk has military records from 1850 and probate records from 1865; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records from 1866 and land records from 1865.[1]

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




1865
1865

History

Parent County

  • 1833--Mississippi County was created 1 November 1833 from Crittenden County.  County seat: Blytheville [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Mississippi 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

Maps

Military

Naturalization

Newspapers

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

  • [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=Finding More Arkansas Newspapers Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Mississippi County, Arkansas Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:
+county+Arkansas+Newspapers&qt=results_page WorldCat] 


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. 69.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 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.
  4. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
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