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

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Pike County, Arkansas
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Map of Arkansas highlighting Pike 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 Murfreesboro
Courthouse
Address Pike County Courthouse
PO Box 219
Murfreesboro, AR 71958
Phone: 870.285.2231
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County Courthouse

Pike County Courthouse
PO Box 219
Murfreesboro, AR 71958
Phone: 870.285.2231

County Clerk has marriage, probate, court, land and 
military discharge records from 1895[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1833--Pike County was created 1 November 1833 from Clark and Hempstead Counties.

County seat: Murfreesboro [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Pike County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

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.

Maps

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, Pike County on page 191.]
Civil War

    1Allen, Desmond Walls. The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)  (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas,1987).


Newspapers

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


Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d7/Arkansasnz.pdf.
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