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Guide to '''Greene County, Arkansas ancestry, genealogy and family history, and genealogy''' , birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County|organized= November 5, 1833|county seat= Paragould| parent county = Greene [[Lawrence County, Arkansas Genealogy|Lawrence]]<ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>|variant spellings=| county_map county1= Ar-greene.png[[Clay County, Arkansas Genealogy|Clay]]| state county2= [[Craighead County, ArkansasGenealogy|Craighead]]|county3= [[Dunklin County, Missouri Genealogy|Dunklin (MO)]]| state_map county4= [[Lawrence County, Arkansas.png Genealogy|Lawrence]]|county5= [[Randolph County, Arkansas Genealogy|Randolph]]</br><center>[[Greene County, Arkansas Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>| founded year county6= 1833|county7=| founded date county8= November 5|county9=| seat wl county10= Paragould | building image county courthouse= [[Image:ArkansasGreeneCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]| building address county location in state= [http[Image://county.arkansas.gov/Ar-greene/Pages/default.aspx Greene County Courthousepng|185x185px]]<br>PO Box 62<br>Paragould, AR 72451-0364<br>Phone: 870.239.6311 <br>|adoption=}} |}<brdiv style="width:17%; float:left; margin-right:4em; padding:0px">__TOC__</div> == County Information ==
== = Description ===
This page adopted by Sandy Hardin, PThe county was named for Revolutionary War General Nathaniel Greene. RIt is located in the northeast of the state. Massey<ref>Genealogy Trails History Group, “Greene County, Arkansas Genealogy and Venus Allen. [History”, http://argenwebgenealogytrails.netcom/ark/greene Greene County ARGenWeb ]County Coordinator /</ref>
=== County Courthouse ==={{AR Courthouse Intro|Greene}}
[http://county.arkansas.gov/greene/Pages/default.aspx '''Greene County Courthouse]'''<br>PO Box 62<br>Paragould, AR 72451-0364<br>Phone: 870.239.6311 <br>[http://county.arkansas.gov/greene/Pages/default.aspx Greene County Website]<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, probate, court and land records from 1876. <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records.<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 67.</ref>
=== Greene County, Arkansas ==={{AR Records Intro}}{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="67" | <center>'''Known Beginning years Dates for {{PAGENAME}} government records'''Major Records<ref>Alice Eichholz, ''Red BookHandybook for Genealogists: American State, County and Town SourcesUnited States of America'', 3rd 10th ed. (Salt Lake CityDraper, Utah: Ancestry Everton Pub., 20042002), 65-67Greene County, Arkansas. Page 68 {{WorldCat|5594786950140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|11857231049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27rb 2004D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 66.</ref></center>
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| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}Greene County, Arkansas Genealogy#Vital_RecordsBirth|Birth*]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}Greene County, Arkansas Genealogy#Vital_RecordsMarriage|Marriage]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}Greene County, Arkansas Genealogy#Vital_RecordsDeath|Death*]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}Greene County, Arkansas Genealogy#CourtRecords|Court]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}Greene County, Arkansas Genealogy#Land_and_PropertyLand and Property Records|Land]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}Greene County, Arkansas Genealogy#Probate_RecordsProbate Records|Probate]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Greene County, Arkansas Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1914* | width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1876 | width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1914* | width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1871 1876| width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1858 1876| width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1876| width="14.2%" align="center" |1830
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| colspan="67" | <center>*State birth and death records began in 1914. Limited compliance until 1920's</center>
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==== Government and Related Websites ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" colspan="3" | <center>'''County Government and other Local Websites'''
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| width="30%"| [http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=Arkansas&county=Greene County-clerk.net] (unofficial site)
| width="60%"| Clerks have jurisdiction over birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, land use, land rights, real estate, and other court records. Site provides links to unofficial websites with online records
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|width="30%"|[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/AR_Greene.htm PublicRecords.com] (unofficial site)
|width="60%"|Provides links to County officials and public records
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==== Parent County =Record Loss ==={||-|*'''1876''' - A courthouse fire destroyed most records.{{Fire+}}|}
=== Boundary Changes ==={{AR Boundary Changes Intro|Greene}}{||-|*'''1833--'''Greene County was created 5 November 1833 from [[Lawrence County, ArkansasGenealogy|Lawrence]] County. *'''County seat:''' Paragould <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><br>For animated maps illustrating Arkansas county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/arkansas/ "Rotating Formation Arkansas County Boundary Maps"] (1813-1925) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
==== Boundary Changes ====|}
For animated maps illustrating Arkansas county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/arkansas/ "Rotating Formation Arkansas County Boundary Maps"] (1813-1925) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website. === Populated Places ===
For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://arkansas.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,055,c,greene.cfm Hometown Locator].
The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Greene County, Arkansas ," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greene_County,_Arkansas, accessed 14 September 2018.</ref>
{{populated places<!--cities column------------------->| cities-col1=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marmaduke,_Arkansas Marmaduke]</div>| cities-col2=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paragould,_Arkansas Paragould (county seat)]</div>| cities-col3=<!--towns column------------------->| towns-col1= Variant Spellings <div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delaplaine,_Arkansas Delaplaine]</div>| towns-col2=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lafe,_Arkansas Lafe]</div>| towns-col3=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oak_Grove_Heights,_Arkansas Oak Grove Heights]</div><!--villages column------------------->| villages-col1=| villages-col2=| villages-col3=<!--unincorp column------------------->| unincorp-col1=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beech_Grove,_Arkansas Beech Grove]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotton_Belt,_Arkansas Cotton Belt]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fontaine,_Arkansas Fontaine]</div>| unincorp-col2=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gainesville,_Arkansas Gainesville]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hopewell,_Greene_County,_Arkansas Hopewell]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light,_Arkansas Light]</div>| unincorp-col3=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walcott,_Arkansas Walcott]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walnut_Corner,_Greene_County,_Arkansas Walnut Corner]</div><!--census column------------------->| census-col1=| census-col2=| census-col3=<!--townships column------------------->| townships-col1=<div>* Blue Cane* Breckenridge * Bryan* Cache* Clark * Collier* Crowley* Evening Shade</div>| townships-col2=<div>* Friendship* Hays* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hopewell_Township,_Arkansas Hopewell]* Hurricane * Jones * Lake* Main Shore* Poland</div>| townships-col3=<div>* Reynolds* St. Francis* Salem* Shady Grove* Spring Grove *Sugar Creek* Union * Walnut Corner</div><!--ghost towns column------------------->| ghost-col1=| ghost-col2=| ghost-col3=}}
==== Record Loss =History Timeline ==={{AR Historical Timeline Intro|Greene}}
Prior to 1883 Emphasis for this timeline is on events that affected migration, records, or record-keeping. Unless otherwise mentioned, the county courthouse was burned twiceevents below were taken from the Greene County page on the website, [http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/ The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture]. For a list <ref>Mack Hamblen, ''The Encyclopedia of record loss in Arkansas counties see: [History & Culture,'' (http://www.genealogyincencyclopediaofarkansas.comnet/arkansasencyclopedia/arentry-countiesdetail.html#courthouse Arkansas aspx?entryID=772&type=Category&item=Counties&parent=Counties with Burned Courthouses]%2c+Cities%2c+and+Towns&grandparent= : accessed January 13, 2016), “Greene County.”</ref>
== Places/Localities ==*1833 November 5 - The territorial legislature approved the petition to form Greene County.''Town/city records in *1850s (mid) - The growth of Gainesville, the drainage activities, and the FamilySearch Catalog''' arrival of land speculators, helped Greene County finally to boom.*{{FHL|United States1884 - Paragould, a new town grew rapidly and became the county seat, beginning the sharp and sudden decline of Gainesville.*1890s - Northeast Arkansasoffered one of the few remaining hardwood forests in the nation. With rail transportation and drainage improvements, Greene, Paragould|place|disp=Paragould}} County experienced a major boom.
==== Populated Places ===='''Additional Information'''<br> ==== Neighboring Counties ==*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid== [[Clay 27093 History of Greene County, Arkansas|Clay]] {{•}}[[Craighead County, Arkansas|Craighead]] {{•}}[[Dunklin County, Missouri|Dunklin County, Missouri]] {{•}}[[Lawrence County, Arkansas|Lawrence]] {{•}}[[Randolph County, Arkansas|Randolph]]at Ancestry.com ($)
<center>== Resources =={{ARGreene County, Arkansas Clickable NeighborsAR Resources Intro|Greene}}</center>
== Genealogy Resources =Bible Records ==={{AR Bible Intro|Greene}}
==== Research Guides Biographies ===={{AR Biographies Intro|Greene}}
==== African Americans =Business, Commerce, and Occupations ==={{AR Business Records Intro|Greene}}
==== Bible Records Cemeteries ===={{AR Cemeteries Intro| Greene}}
==== Cemeteries ===={| widthstyle ="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1" style="margin: 1em auto 1em auto1px solid black; width:60%;"
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{{AR Cems Chart Headings|Greene}}colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Faulkner, Arkansas''' online and in print</center>
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| valign="top" width="3020%" bgcolor="#EBFAFFE0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page|bgcolor=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=smith&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst"#F0F0F0" valign=4&GScnty=120&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Find A Grave] Click "Refine Last Searchtop" on the left, enter a name, click style="Searchborder:1px solid black"|
*[http://arkansasgravestoneswww.orgargenweb.net/greene/CEM/CEMTRAN/searchcemetery.php?cid=16 Arkansas Gravestoneshtm ARGenWeb] enter a name and click "Search"
*[http://billiongraveswww.comusgwarchives.net/pagesar/searchgreene/#given_names=&family_names=smith&birth_year=&death_year=&year_range=5&lim=0&num=10&action=search&exact=true&phonetic=false&record_type=0&country=United+States&state=Arkansas&county=0 Billion Gravesgreene.htm USGenWeb Archives] Enter a name and click "Search" (Statewide. Can search by county, but many with no results.)
| valign="top" width="30%" bgcolor="#FAF1FF" |*[http://www.findagraveusgwtombstones.comorg/cgi-binarkansas/fggreene.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=4&CScnty=120 Find A Gravehtml Tombstone Project] Click '''Search for a Cemetery''' on the right, click '''All Countries''' - click '''United States''', click '''State''', click '''County''' and search.
*[http://arkansasgravestones.org/searchcemeteries.php?cidselected_cid=16 Arkansas Gravestones] Click '''Browse Gravestones By Cemetery'''
*[http://www.interment.net/us/ar/greene.htm Cemetery Records by Interment.net]
*[httphttps://www.accessgenealogybilliongraves.com/cemeterysearch/greene#/ Billion Graves]|-county-arkansas-cemetery-records.htm Access Genealogy| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>''' TombstoneTranscriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black"|
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/greene/greene.htm USGenWeb Archives]{{FHL|377959|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
*[http://usgwtombstoneswww.worldcat.org/arkansas/greene.html USGenWeb Tombstone Projectsearch?q=Greene+county+Arkansas=Greene+County%2C+Arkansas%2C+cemeteries&qt=notfound_page&search=Search WorldCat]|-*[http| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''<//www.argenweb.net/greene/CEM/CEMTRAN/cemetery.htm ARGenWeb]center>|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" |
*[httphttps://www.rootswebfindagrave.com/~arcemetecgi-bin/greenefg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=4&CScnty=120 Findagrave.com]*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?cemetery_country=United%20States&cemetery_state=Arkansas&cemetery_county=greene.htm RootsWeb&year_range=5&size=15 Billion Graves]
*[http://www.idreamofepodunk.com/cemeterycgi-bin/arlocalList.html I Dream of Genealogyphp?local=11523&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=47&stateAbbv=&stateName= Arkansas Cemeteries by epodunk] Scroll to the county and cemetery.
'''More cemetery lists'''*[httphttps://www.linkpendiumaccessgenealogy.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Greene/cem/ Linkpendium] *[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/ar/counties/greene/cemeteries/ Cyndi's List] *[http://www.deathindexes.comcemetery/arkansas/index.html DeathIndexes.com] Scan through the list under '''Arkansas Death Records Indexes….'''*[http://www.daddezio.com/-cemetery/junction/CJ-AR-NDXrecords.html D'Addeziohtm Cemetery Records by Accessgenealogy] Search/browse by cemetery name, not people. (Statewide)
| valign-| colspan="top2" bgcolor="#D4FFE9E0E0E0" |*{{FHL|United States, Arkansas, Greene|place|dispstyle=FamilySearch Catalog}} Select "Cemeteriesborder:1px solid black"**Also [[Greene County, Arkansas#Places/Localities|check towns]] for records *<center>See '''[httphttps://www.worldcatfamilysearch.org/search?q=Greene+county+wiki/en/Arkansas_Cemeteries Arkansas=Greene+County%2C+Arkansas%2C+cemeteries&qt=notfound_page&search=Search WorldCatCemeteries]''' for more information</center>|}
*=== Census Records ==={{Historical populations|type = USA|heading = Census|footnote = Source: [[Arkansas Periodicalshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greene_County,_Arkansas#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".] |1840 |1586|1850 |2593|1860 |5843|1870 |7573|1880 |7480|1890 |12908|1900 |16979|1910 |23852|1920 |26105|1930 |26127|1940 |30204|1950 |29149|1960 |25198|1970 |24765|1980 |30744|1990 |31804|2000 |37331|2010 |Periodicals]]42090}}
=== Church Records ==={{AR Church Intro|Greene}}*'''1875-1899''' - {{RecordSearch|2790263|Nebraska, Church Records, 1875-1899}} at [[Arkansas Societies|Societies]https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]— index
=== Court Records ==={{AR Court Intro|Greene}}
====Census =Directories === [[Image:{{Diamond IconAR Directories Intro|Greene}}]]
==== Church Records Emigration and Immigration ===={{AR Emigration Intro|Greene}}
=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ==={{AR Church Ethnic Groups Intro|Greene}}
==== Court Funeral Homes ===={{AR Funeral Homes Intro|Greene}}
==== Genealogy Genealogies ===={{AR Genealogies Intro|Greene}}
==== Land and Property =Guardianship ==={{AR Guardianship Intro|Greene}}
*[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FM7QZ-WZ9%3A353247801%3Fcc%3D2061549 Probate Records 1876-1953] Greene County portion of the collection: {{AR Land IntroRecordSearch|2061549|''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979''|access=browse}} : ''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979'' FamilySearch Historical Collections (Free, browse images) ==== History ====**Includes Accounts 1898-1908; Administration bonds 1876-1906; Claims against estates no date; Guardian bonds and letters 1876-1905; Probate case files 1905-1937; Probate records 1876-1899; Wills 1894-1953.
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=27093 History of == Land and Property Records ==={{AR Land Intro|Greene County] at Ancestry.com ($)}}
==== Local Histories ===={{AR Histories Intro|Greene}}
[http://search.ancestry.com/Places/US/Arkansas/ AR History]
*''Goodspeed's history of Greene County, Arkansas''. Van Buren, Arkansas : Press-Argus, 1963.
**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE2192674 FamilySearch Catalog] (Free)
*'''''Goodspeed's history of Greene County, Arkansas'''''. Van Buren, Arkansas&nbsp;: Press-Argus, 1963.**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE2192674 FamilySearch Catalog] (Free) and at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid== 7256 Ancestry.com] ($)*'''''History Timeline ===of Greene County, Arkansas'''''. By Vivian Hansbrough. Little Rock, Ark.: Democrat Print. &amp; Lithographing Co., 1946. Online at: [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=27093 Ancestry.com] ($)
Emphasis for this timeline is on events that affected migration, records, or record-keeping. Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were gleaned from Arkansas === Maps and Gazetteers ==={{AR Maps Intro|Greene}}{{NE Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{AR Greene County - The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History &amp; Culture [http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=745]}}}}
* The first Native Americans arrived in the area more than 10,500 years ago[http://www.* 1715 - Louisiana Governor Antoine de La Mothe Cadillac was probably the first European to visit this part mapofus.org/arkansas/ Maps of northeast Arkansas* 1833 November 5 (1813- The territorial legislature approved the petition to form Greene County.* 1850s (mid1925) - The growth of Gainesville, the drainage activities, and the arrival of land speculators, helped Greene County finally to boom.* 1884 - Paragould, a new town grew rapidly and became the county seat, beginning the sharp and sudden decline of Gainesville.* 1890s - Northeast Arkansas offered one of the few remaining hardwood forests in the nation. With rail transportation and drainage improvements, Greene County experienced a major boom.]
==== Maps =Migration ===*[http://www.mapofus.org/arkansas/ Maps of Arkansas (1813-1925)]{{AR Migration Intro|Greene}}
==== Military =Records ==={{AR Military Intro|Greene}}
===== Civil War ====={{AR Civil War Intro|Greene}}
{{VAcivAR Civil War Regiments|Greene}}
:<br> :- [[8th Battalion, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)|8th Battalion, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)]], Company D :- [[Davies' Battalion, Arkansas Cavalry (Confederate)|Davies' Battalion, Arkansas Cavalry (Confederate)]], Companies D, E and F :<br>
*Men from this county served in the [[1st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)|1st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)]] , [[25th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry|25th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)]] and [[Kuykendall's Company, Arkansas Infantry|Kuykendall's Company, Arkansas Infantry]] (Confederate).
==== Naturalization ===='''Online Records
==== Newspapers ====*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932392|Arkansas Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index*'''1890-1963''' - {{RecordSearch|2126715|Arkansas Confederate Soldier Home,1890-1963}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images*'''1891-1939''' - {{RecordSearch|1921864|Arkansas Ex-Confederate Pension Records, 1891-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images*'''1901-1929''' - {{RecordSearch|1837922|Arkansas Confederate Pensions, 1901-1929}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
=== Naturalization and Citizenship ==={{AR NewspapersNaturalization Intro|Greene}}
==== Occupations =Newspapers ==={{AR Newspapers Intro|Greene}}
==== Probate Records ===={{AR Newspapers|Greene}}
=== Obituaries ==={{AR Probate Obituaries Intro|Greene}}
*[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FM99B-VG9%3An57665782%3Fcc%3D2061549 Probate == Other Records 1876-1953] Part of: ''Arkansas Probate ==={{AR Other Records, 1817-1979'' FamilySearch Historical Collections (Free, browse images) **Includes Accounts 1898-1908; Administration bonds 1876-1906; Claims against estates no date; Guardian bonds and letters 1876-1905; Probate case files 1905-1937; Probate records 1876-1899; Wills 1894-1953.Intro|Greene}}
==== Taxation =Periodicals ==={{AR Periodicals Intro|Greene}}
=== Probate Records ==={{AR Tax Probate Intro|Greene}}
*'''1783 – 1998''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid==== Vital 8638 Arkansas Wills and Probate Records ====1783-1998] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $*'''1817 – 1979''' {{AR Vital IntroRecordSearch|2061549|Arkansas Probate Records 1817-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — imagesSee also *[httphttps://wwwfamilysearch.genealogyinc.comorg/search/arkansasimage/arindex#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FM7QZ-vitalWZ9%3A353247801%3Fcc%3D2061549 Probate Records 1876-records/ How to order 1953] Greene County portion of the collection: {{RecordSearch|2061549|''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979''|access=browse}}: ''Arkansas Vital Probate Records], 1817-1979'' FamilySearch Historical Collections (Free, browse images) ===== Birth =====**Includes Accounts 1898-1908; Administration bonds 1876-1906; Claims against estates no date; Guardian bonds and letters 1876-1905; Probate case files 1905-1937; Probate records 1876-1899; Wills 1894-1953.
===== Marriage ==School Records ==={{AR Schools Intro|Greene}}
*'''1876-1955''' - Greene County Marriage Books 2-36 and License Applications Index 1876-1955 in === Tax Records ==={{RecordSearchAR Tax Intro|1417439|Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957Greene}} 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> *'''1876-1922''' - Greene County Marriage Books 2-16 Index 1876-1922 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>
===== Death ==Vital Records ==={{AR Vital Intro|Greene}}
===== Vital Record Substitutes =Birth ===={{AR Birth Intro|Greene}}
== Genealogy Societies and Libraries ==*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/arkansas/ar-society-archive/ List of Arkansas Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]*[http://gcahgs.org '''Greene County Arkansas Historical and Genealogical Society''']<br>212 W Court Street (7 room research center open 9-4 Monday through Friday)<br>P.O. Box 121<br>Paragould, AR 72451<br>Phone: (870) 240-8944 {| widthMarriage ="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1" |- | width="100%" bgcolor="#FFFF66" colspan="2" | <center>'''Major catalogs for ''hard copy'' collections of {{PAGENAME}}''' <br>Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records</center> |- | width="30%" | {{FHLAR Marriage Intro|United States, Arkansas, Greene|place|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}} | width="70%" | Select topics. For towns, [[{{PAGENAME}}#Places/Localities|click here]]. |- | width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=Greene+county%2C+arkansas&qt=results_page WorldCat] | width="70%" | Click an item for libraries near you. For more information, see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]]. |- | width="30%" | [http://alpl.ent.sirsi.net/client/default/search/results?qu=greene+county%2C+arkansas&te=ILS Allen County Public Library] | Located in Indiana, they are heavily involved in digitizing much of their collection. |- | width="30%" | [http://www.ark-ives.com/documenting/county_records.aspx Arkansas History Commission] Select the county | Arkansas state agency involved in organizing, digitizing, and maintaining the records of state and local history. |- | width="100%" colspan="2" | <center>[[{{PAGENAME}}#Genealogy_Societies_and_Libraries|Local libraries]] and [[Arkansas Archives and Libraries]] may suggest other catalogs</center> |}
*'''1779-1966''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=ar%2carkansas Arkansas, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $*'''1860 - 1976''' - {{RecordSearch|2546158|Arkansas Church Marriages, 1860-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images*'''1876 - 1955''' - Greene County Marriage Books 2-36 and License Applications Index 1876-1955 in {{RecordSearch|1417439|Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name=== Family History Centers ===="hc">FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "[[Arkansas_County_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|Arkansas County Marriages - FamilySearch Historical Records]]," in ''FamilySearch Wiki,'' accessed 18 April 2013.</ref>*'''1876 - 1922''' - Greene County Marriage Books 2-16 Index 1876-1922 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igiarkansasem.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/0/0d/Igiarkansasem.pdf]].</ref>
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]==== Death ===={{AR Death Intro|Greene}}
==== Websites Divorce ===={{AR Divorce Intro|Greene}}
== Research Facilities =={{WA Websites AR Research Facilities Intro|Greene}}
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"|-| widthArchives ="100%" bgcolor="#ADFF85" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites with online indexes or images of records''' </center>|-| width="30%" | [http://www.argenweb.net/greene/ ARGenWeb] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions|-| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/greene/greene.htm USGenWeb {{AR Archives] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" Intro| Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions|-| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/AR/Greene// RootsWeb] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions|}}
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" borderFamily History Centers ="1"|-| width="100%" bgcolor="#94FFFF" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites that search for links pertaining to {{PAGENAMEFamily History Centers Intro}}''' </center>
|-| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/greene/ Linkpendium] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)|-| widthLibraries ="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/ar/counties/greene/ CyndisList] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)|-| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/arkansas/greene-county/ StateofUS.com] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | family history resources and government records{{AR Libraries Intro|Greene}}
=== Museums ===
{{AR Museums Intro|Greene}}
== Societies ==
{{AR Societies Intro|Greene}}
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"|-| width="100%" bgcolor="#FAEBD7" colspan="3" | <center>*[http://gcahgs.org '''Social networking sites pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}Greene County Arkansas Historical and Genealogical Society''' ]</br>212 W Court Street (7 room research centeropen 9-4 Monday through Friday)<br>P.O. Box 121<br>Paragould, AR 72451<br>Phone: (870) 240-8944
|-|width="30%" | [http://genforum.genealogy.com/ar/greene/ genealogy.com]|width="70%" | Greene County, AR Genealogy Forum|-|widthWebsites =="30%" | [http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.arkansas.counties.greene/mb.ashx ancestry.com]|width="70%" {{AR Websites Intro| Greene County Message Board|}}
== References ==* [http://www.argenweb.net/greene/ ARGenWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/greene/greene.htm USGenWeb Archives]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions* [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/AR/Greene// RootsWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions* [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/greene/ Linkpendium]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)* [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/ar/counties/greene/ CyndisList]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)*{{FHL Place IDNum|194545|Arkansas|Greene}}- The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
<references /> == Research Guides =={{AR Research Guides Intro|Greene}}
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