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*'''1894-1899''' - Woodruff County Death Index 1894-1899. Batch {{IGI|B750788}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
 
*'''1894-1899''' - Woodruff County Death Index 1894-1899. Batch {{IGI|B750788}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*[[Introduction to LDS 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>
 
*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Woodruff|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Woodruff/ Woodruff County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
 
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
 
 
County Clerk has marriage and probate records from <br>1865; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, court and land <br>records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 71.</ref>
 
 
 
== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
*'''1862--'''Woodruff County was created 26 November 1862&nbsp;from [[Jackson County, Arkansas|Jackson]] and [[St. Francis County, Arkansas|St. Francis]] Counties.
 
 
 
'''County seat:''' Augusta <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
 
See an interactive map of Woodruff County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
 
*[[Cross County, Arkansas|Cross]]
 
*[[Jackson County, Arkansas|Jackson]]
 
*[[Monroe County, Arkansas|Monroe]]
 
*[[Prairie County, Arkansas|Prairie]]
 
*[[St. Francis County, Arkansas|St. Francis]]
 
*[[White County, Arkansas|White]]
 
 
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
 
 
==== Church ====
 
 
 
{{AR Church Intro}}
 
 
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
 
==== Land ====
 
 
 
{{AR Land Intro}}
 
 
 
==== Local Histories ====
 
 
 
{{AR History Intro}}
 
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
 
 
==== Military  ====
 
 
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
 
 
====== Civil War Battle  ======
 
 
 
The following Civil War battle was fought in&nbsp;Woodruff County.
 
 
 
*July 7, 1862 =&nbsp;[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar003.htm Hill's Plantation], also known as&nbsp;Cache River, Cotton Plant, or Round Hill<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar003.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012).</ref>
 
 
 
:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ARmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.
 
 
 
==== Newspapers ====
 
 
 
{{AR Newspapers|Woodruff}}
 
 
 
==== Probate ====
 
 
 
{{AR Probate Intro}}
 
 
 
==== Taxation ====
 
 
 
{{AR Tax Intro}}
 
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
{{AR Vital Intro}}
 
 
 
===== Birth  =====
 
 
 
*'''1873-1937''' - Woodruff County Birth Index 1873-1937. Batch {{IGI|C750786}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
 
 
 
===== Marriage  =====
 
 
 
*'''1864-1929, 1949''' - Woodruff County Marriage Books A-R, 1-3 Index 1864-1929, 1949 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/d/d7/Arkansasnz.pdf.</ref>
 
*'''1883-1952''' - Woodruff County Marriage Books D-Z, 1-3, and AA-EE Index 1883-1952 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>
 
 
 
===== Death  =====
 
 
 
*'''1894-1899''' - Woodruff County Death Index 1894-1899. Batch {{IGI|B750788}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
 
 
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
 
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
 
 
== Web Sites ==
 
  
 
*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>  

Revision as of 23:30, 21 May 2013

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

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Woodruff County, Arkansas
Map
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 26, 1862
County Seat Augusta
Courthouse
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Address Woodruff County Courthouse
500 North 3rd Street
Augusta, AR 72006-0356
Phone: 870.347.5206
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County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1865; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, court and land records.[1]

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

1865



1865

History

Parent County

  • 1862--Woodruff County was created 26 November 1862 from Jackson and St. Francis Counties.

County seat: Augusta [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Woodruff 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.

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Woodruff County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.

Naturalization

Newspapers

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


Occupations

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1873-1937 - Woodruff County Birth Index 1873-1937. Batch C750786 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage
Death
  • 1894-1899 - Woodruff County Death Index 1894-1899. Batch B750788 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
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. 71.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 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.
  5. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
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