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Guide to '''Crittenden 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|organized= October 22, 1825|county seat= Marion|parent county= [[Phillips County, Arkansas Genealogy|Phillips]]<ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed.S(Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002). </ref>|variant spellings=|county1= [[Cross County, Arkansas Genealogy|Cross]]|county2= [[DeSoto County, Mississippi Genealogy|DeSoto (MS)]]|county3= [[Lee County, Arkansas Genealogy|Lee]]|county4= [[Mississippi County, Arkansas Genealogy|Mississippi]]| county county5= [[Poinsett County, Arkansas Genealogy|Poinsett]]|county6= [[St. Francis County, Arkansas Genealogy|St. Francis]]|county7= [[Shelby County, Tennessee Genealogy|Shelby (TN)]]|county8= [[Tunica County, Mississippi Genealogy|Tunica (MS)]]</br><center>[[Crittenden County, Arkansas Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>|county9=|county10=|county courthouse= [[Image:ArkansasCrittendenCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]| county_map county location in state= [[Image: Ar-crittenden.png|185x185px]]|adoption=}}| state }<div style="width:17%; float:left; margin-right:4em; padding:0px">__TOC__</div>== County Information == Arkansas
| state_map = Arkansas.png == Description ===
| founded year = 1825The county was named for Robert Crittenden, the first Secretary of the Arkansas Territory.<ref>Genealogy Trails History Group, “Crittenden County, Arkansas Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ark/critten/</ref> It is located in the northeast of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Crittenden County," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crittenden_County,_Arkansas.</ref>
=== County Courthouse ==={{AR Courthouse Intro| founded date = October 22Crittenden}}
| seat wl = '''Crittenden County Courthouse'''<br>100 Court Street <br>Marion, AR 72364 <br>Phone: 870.739.4434<br>[http://crittendencounty.arkansas.gov/ Crittenden County Website]<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and probate records. <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, military and court records. <br>County Assessor has land records.<ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
| building image = ArkansasCrittendenCourthouse.jpg | building address = [http://www.arkansasties.com/WhatsNew/2010/12/crittenden-county-court-house/ = Crittenden County Courthouse]<br>100 Court Street <br>Marion, AR 72364 <br>Phone: 870.739.4434  }}  === County Courthouse Arkansas === [[Image:Crittenden County Arkansas Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Crittenden County Arkansas Courthouse.jpg]]  [http://www.arkansasties.com/WhatsNew/2010/12/crittenden-county-court-house/ Crittenden County Courthouse]<br>100 Court Street <br>Marion, {{AR 72364 <br>Phone: 870.739.4434  County Clerk has marriage and probate records. Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, military and court records and County Assessor has land records.<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 67.</ref> 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-Crittenden County, Arkansas. Page 67. {{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), 65.</ref>'''</center>
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| width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}Crittenden County, Arkansas Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}Crittenden County, Arkansas Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}Crittenden County, Arkansas Genealogy#Death|Death*]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}Crittenden County, Arkansas Genealogy#CourtRecords|Court]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}Crittenden County, Arkansas Genealogy#Land_and_PropertyLand and Property Records|Land]]''' | width="1614.62%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}Crittenden County, Arkansas Genealogy#Probate_RecordsProbate Records|Probate]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Crittenden County, Arkansas Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1914* | width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1837 | width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1914* | width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1826 | width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1826 | width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1839| 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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===Record Loss = Government and Related Websites ==== {| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" colspan="3" | <center>*'''County Government and other Local Websites1860s'''</center>|-| width="30%" | [http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=Arkansas&county=Crittenden County-clerk.net] (unofficial site) | width="60%" | Clerks have jurisdiction over birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, land use, land rights, real estate, A few pages of the deed records and other of the chancery court recordswere damaged or destroyed during the Reconstruction period following the American Civil War. Site provides links to unofficial websites with online records|-| width="30%" | [http://publicrecords.onlinesearches Also, the tax books for the year 1878 are missing.com/AR_Crittenden.htm PublicRecords.com] (unofficial site) | width="60%" | Provides links to County officials and public records{{Fire+}}
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=== Boundary Changes ===
{{AR Boundary Changes Intro|Crittenden}}
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*'''1825--'''Crittenden County was created 22 October 1825&nbsp;from [[Phillips County, Arkansas Genealogy|Phillips]] County.
*'''County seat:''' Marion<ref>''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.
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=== History Populated Places ===
==== Parent For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://arkansas.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,035,c,crittenden.cfm Hometown Locator].The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Crittenden County ====, Arkansas " in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crittenden_County%2C_Arkansas accessed 3 September 2018.</ref>
*'''1825{{populated places<!--cities column------------------->| cities-'''Crittenden County was created 22 October 1825&nbsp;from col1=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crawfordsville,_Arkansas Crawfordsville]* [Phillips Countyhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earle, Arkansas Genealogy_Arkansas Earle]</div>|Phillipscities-col2=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion,_Arkansas Marion (county seat)]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turrell,_Arkansas Turrell] County</div>| cities-col3=<div>* [https://en. '''County seatwikipedia.org/wiki/West_Memphis,_Arkansas West Memphis]</div><!--towns column------------------->| towns-col1=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthonyville,_Arkansas Anthonyville]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarkedale,_Arkansas Clarkedale]* [https:''' Marion //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmondson,_Arkansas Edmondson]<ref name/div>| towns-col2="Handybook"<div>''The Handybook for Genealogists* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilmore,_Arkansas Gilmore]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horseshoe_Lake,_Arkansas Horseshoe Lake]* [https: United States of America''//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jennette,10th ed_Arkansas Jennette]</div>| towns-col3=<div>* [https://en. (Draperwikipedia.org/wiki/Jericho, UT_Arkansas Jericho]* [https:Everton Publishers//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunset, 2002)_Arkansas Sunset]</div><!--villages column------------------->| villages-col1=| villages-col2=| villages-col3=<!--unincorp column------------------->| unincorp-col1=| unincorp-col2=| unincorp-col3=<!--census column------------------->| census-col1=| census-col2=| census-col3=<!--townships column------------------->| townships-col1=<div>* Black Oak* Bob Ward* Fogleman* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_Township,_Crittenden_County,_Arkansas Jackson]</refdiv>| townships-col2=<div>* Jasper * Lucas* Mississippi * Mound City</div>| townships-col3=<div>* Proctor * Tyronza * Wappanocca</div><!--ghost towns column------------------->| ghost-col1=| ghost-col2=| ghost-col3=}}
==== 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.  <br>  ==== Variant Spellings ==== ==== Record Loss ==== '''1860s''' A few pages of the deed records and of the chancery court records were damaged or destroyed during the Reconstruction period following the American Civil War. Also, the tax books for the year 1878 are missing. == Places/Localities == '''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog''': none as of 10/2014  ==History Timeline == Populated Places ==== ==== Neighboring Counties ==== [[Cross County, Arkansas Genealogy|Cross]] {{•}} [[DeSoto County, Mississippi Genealogy|DeSoto County, Mississippi]] {{•}} [[Lee County, Arkansas Genealogy|Lee]] {{•}} [[Mississippi County, Arkansas Genealogy|Mississippi]] {{•}} [[Poinsett County, Arkansas GenealogyAR Historical Timeline Intro|Poinsett]] {{•}} [[St. Francis County, Arkansas Genealogy|St. Francis]] {{•}} [[Shelby County, Tennessee|Shelby County, Tennesse]] {{•}} [[Tunica County, Mississippi Genealogy|Tunica County, Mississippi]] <center>{{AR Crittenden County, Arkansas Clickable Neighbors}}</center>  ==== History Timeline ====
Emphasis for this timeline is on events that affected migration, records, or record-keeping. Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were taken from the Crittenden County page on the website, [http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/ The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture]. <ref>Grif Stockley, ''The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture,'' (http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=762&type=Category&item=Counties&parent=Counties%2c+Cities%2c+and+Towns&grandparent=+%3a+accessed+January+6%2c+2016)%2c : accessed January 12, 2016), “Crittenden County.”</ref>
*Artifacts found in Crittenden County—including effigy pipes, stone ear plugs, and ornaments—testify to a long habitation of the area by Native Americans. *1795 - Its first resident of note was a Spanish sergeant named Augustine Grande, who was the commander of Fort Esperanza, built by the Spanish on the west bank of the Mississippi River. *1825 October 22 - Crittenden County was organized. *1850 - Because of the county’s location, levees and drainage districts have been essential to its development *1874 - Reconstruction in Arkansas had ended.
*1990 - Crittenden County had a population of 28,259; in that year, an estimated 2,000 people were employed in a variety of jobs by West Memphis processing and manufacturing industries.
== Genealogy Resources =={{AR Resources Intro|Crittenden}}
==== Research Guides =Bible Records ==={{AR Bible Intro|Crittenden}}
==== African Americans Biographies ===={{AR Biographies Intro|Crittenden}}
:*1867-1868 — ''[httpshttp://familysearchwww.orgmygenealogyhound.com/searcharkansas-counties/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearchcrittenden-county-arkansas-genealogy-biographies.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2F9VRS-3TR%3A1076660002%3Fcc%3D2328125 Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Recordsasp Family Biographies from The History of Crittenden County, MarionArkansas] at [http://FamilySearch.org/ FamilySearch(1890) published by Goodspeed are available free on the My Genealogy Hound website.org] — browsable images only; letters''
==== Bible Records =Business, Commerce, and Occupations ==={{AR Business Records Intro|Crittenden}}
==== Biographies =Cemeteries ==={{AR Cemeteries Intro| Crittenden}}
*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/arkansas-counties/crittenden-county-arkansas-genealogy-biographies.asp Family Biographies from The History of Crittenden County, Arkansas] (1890) published by Goodspeed are available free on the My Genealogy Hound website.<br> ==== Cemeteries ==== {| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpaddingstyle ="5" border="1" style="margin: 1em auto 1em auto1px solid black; width:60%;"
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#EAC7FEE0E0E0" colspanstyle="3border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Online Cemeteries of Crittenden County, Arkansas''' cemeteries <br>from [[Arkansas Cemeteries|state]] online and [[United States Cemeteries|national]] resourcesin print</center>
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| width="3420%" bgcolor="#CFF3FFE0E0E0" | <center>'''Search for names of people'''<br>in Crittenden County</center> | widthstyle="34%" bgcolor="#F2DDFEborder:1px solid black" | <center>'''Get a list of cemeteriesTombstone Transcriptions Online'''<br>(then click to names of people)</center> | width="32%" bgcolor="#B8FFDB" | <center>'''Find printed records''' <br>(Often more complete)</center>|-| width="30%F0F0F0" valign="top" bgcolorstyle="#EBFAFFborder:1px solid black" | *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=smith&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=4&GScnty=110&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Find A Grave] Click "Refine Last Search" on the left, enter a name, click "Search"
*[httphttps://arkansasgravestonesfindagrave.orgcom/searchcgi-bin/fg.phpcgi?cidpage=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=6 Arkansas Gravestonesall&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=4&GScnty=110&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=nn Findagrave.com] enter a name and click "Search"
*[http://billiongraveswww.com/pagesargenweb.net/searchcrittenden/#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 GravesARGenWeb] Enter a name and click "Search" (Statewide. Can search by county, but many with no results.)
| width="30%" valign="top" bgcolor="#FAF1FF" | *[http://www.findagraveusgwarchives.comnet/cgi-binar/fgcrittenden/crittenden.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=4&CScnty=110 Find A Gravehtm ARGenWeb Archives] Click '''Search for a Cemetery''' on the right, click '''All Countries''' - click '''United States''', click '''State''', click '''County''' and search.
*[http://arkansasgravestoneswww.usgwtombstones.org/searcharkansas/crittenden.php?cid=6 Arkansas Gravestoneshtml Tombstone Project] Click '''Browse Gravestones By Cemetery'''
*[http://wwwarkansasgravestones.interment.net/us/arorg/crittenden.htm Intermentcemeteries.netphp?selected_cid=6 Arkansas Gravestones]
*[http://www.accessgenealogyinterment.comnet/cemeteryus/ar/crittenden-county-arkansas-cemetery-records.htm Access GenealogyCemetery Records by Interment]
*[httphttps://wwwbilliongraves.usgwarchives.netcom/arsearch/crittenden#/crittenden.htm USGenWeb ArchivesBillion Graves]|-| 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://usgwtombstones.org/arkansas/crittenden.html USGenWeb Tombstone Project]{{FHL|545815|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
*[httphttps://www.rootswebworldcat.com/~arcemeteorg/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=crittenden%2C+Arkansas+cemeteries+ WorldCat]|-| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</crittenden.htm RootsWeb]center>|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" |
*[httphttps://www.idreamoffindagrave.com/cemeterycgi-bin/arfg.html I Dream of Genealogycgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=4&CScnty=110 Findagrave.com] Scroll to the county and cemetery*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?cemetery_country=United%20States&cemetery_state=Arkansas&cemetery_county=crittenden&year_range=5&size=15 Billion Graves]
'''More cemetery lists''' *[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=11458&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=50&stateAbbv=&stateName= Arkansas Cemeteries by epodunk]
*[httphttps://www.linkpendiumaccessgenealogy.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Crittenden/cem/ Linkpendium] *[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/ar/counties/crittenden/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, Crittenden|place|dispstyle=FamilySearch Catalog}} Select "Cemeteriesborder:1px solid black" **Also |<center>See '''[[Crittenden County, https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Arkansas_Cemeteries Arkansas Genealogy#Cities_and_Towns|check towns]Cemeteries] ''' for recordsmore information</center>|}
*=== Census Records ==={{Historical populations|type = USA|heading = Census|footnote = Source: [http://wwwhttps://en.worldcatwikipedia.org/search?q=Crittenden+county+Arkansas=Crittenden+County%2C+Arkansas%2C+cemeteries&qt=notfound_page&search=Search WorldCatwiki/Crittenden_County,_Arkansas#Demographics"Wikipedia.org".]|1830 |1272 |1840 |1561 |1850 |2648 |1860 |4920 |1870 |3831 |1880 |9415|1890 |13940|1900 |14529|1910 |22447|1920 |29309|1930 |39717|1940 |42473|1950 |47184|1960 |47564|1970 |48106 |1980 |49499 |1990 |49939 |2000 |50866|2010 |50902}}
=== Church Records ==={{AR Church Intro|Crittenden}}*'''1875-1899''' - {{RecordSearch|2790263|Nebraska, Church Records, 1875-1899}} at [[Arkansas Periodicals|Periodicals]https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]— index
*[[=== Court Records ==={{AR Court Intro|Crittenden County, Arkansas Genealogy#Societies|Societies]]}}
=== Directories ==={{AR Directories Intro|Crittenden}}
==== Census Emigration and Immigration ===={{AR Emigration Intro|Crittenden}}
==== Church Records =Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ==={{AR Ethnic Groups Intro|Crittenden}}
==== African Americans ===={{AR Church African Americans Intro|Crittenden}}
:*1867-1868 — ''[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri==== Court ====https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2F9VRS-3TR%3A1076660002%3Fcc%3D2328125 Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, Marion] at [http://FamilySearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — browsable images only; letters''
==== Guardianship Funeral Homes ===={{AR Funeral Homes Intro|Crittenden}}
*[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FM7QC-K68%3A353227001%3Fcc%3D2061549 Probate Records 1826-1946] Crittenden County portion of the collection: == Genealogies ==={{RecordSearchAR Genealogies Intro|2061549|''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979''|access=browseCrittenden}}: ''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979'' FamilySearch Historical Collections (Free, browse images) **Includes Administration and guardian bonds and letters 1837-1919; Administration and guardian records 1853-1876; County Court records 1830-1852; Dockets 1857-1898; Probate records 1826-1889; Wills 1826-1946.
==== Genealogy =Guardianship ==={{AR Guardianship Intro|Crittenden}}
*[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FM7QC-K68%3A353227001%3Fcc%3D2061549 Probate Records 1826-1946] Crittenden County portion of the collection: {{RecordSearch|2061549|''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979''|access=== Land browse}}: ''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979'' FamilySearch Historical Collections (Free, browse images)**Includes Administration and guardian bonds and letters 1837-1919; Administration and Property ====guardian records 1853-1876; County Court records 1830-1852; Dockets 1857-1898; Probate records 1826-1889; Wills 1826-1946.
=== Land and Property Records ==={{AR Land Intro|Crittenden}}
==== Local Histories ===={{AR Histories Intro|Crittenden}}
{{AR History Intro}}
==== Maps and Gazetteers ==={{AR Maps Intro|Crittenden}}{{NE Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{AR Crittenden County}}}}
*[http://www.mapofus.org/arkansas/ Maps of Arkansas (1813-1925)]
*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/arkansas-maps/ar-crittenden-county-arkansas-1889-map.html Map of 1889 Crittenden County, Arkansas]
=== Migration ==={{AR Migration Intro|Crittenden}} === Military =Records ==={{AR Military Intro|Crittenden}}
===== Civil War ====={{AR Civil War Intro|Crittenden}}
{{VAcivAR Civil War Regiments|Crittenden}}
:- [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Confederate)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Confederate)]], 2nd Company E
:- [[6th Battalion Arkansas Cavalry (Confederate)|6th Battalion Arkansas Cavalry (Confederate)]], Company C
*'''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 only
==== Naturalization =and Citizenship ==={{AR Naturalization Intro|Crittenden}}
==== Newspapers ===={{AR Newspapers Intro|Crittenden}}
{{AR Newspapers|Crittenden}}
==== Occupations =Obituaries ==={{AR Obituaries Intro|Crittenden}}
==== Probate Other Records ===={{AR Other Records Intro|Crittenden}}
=== Periodicals ==={{AR Periodicals Intro|Crittenden}} === Probate Records ==={{AR Probate Intro|Crittenden}}  '''Online Probate Records'''*'''1783 – 1998''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8638 Arkansas Wills and Probate Records 1783-1998] at [http://homesearch.ancestry.com / Ancestry.com] — index and images $
*'''1817 – 1979''' {{RecordSearch|2061549|Arkansas Probate Records 1817-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
*[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FM7QC-K68%3A353227001%3Fcc%3D2061549 Probate Records 1826-1946] Crittenden County portion of the collection: {{RecordSearch|2061549|''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979''|access=browse}}: ''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979'' FamilySearch Historical Collections (Free, browse images)
**Includes Administration and guardian bonds and letters 1837-1919; Administration and guardian records 1853-1876; County Court records 1830-1852; Dockets 1857-1898; Probate records 1826-1889; Wills 1826-1946.
==== Taxation =School Records ==={{AR Schools Intro|Crittenden}}
=== Tax Records ==={{AR Tax Intro|Crittenden}}
==== Vital Records ===={{AR Vital Intro|Crittenden}}
==== Birth ===={{AR Vital Birth Intro|Crittenden}}See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/arkansas/ar-vital-records/ How to order Arkansas Vital Records]
===== Birth =Marriage ===={{AR Marriage Intro|Crittenden}}
*'''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 $*'''1837 - 1921''' - Crittenden County Marriage =====Books A, C-Z, A1-B29 Index 1837-1921 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:Igiarkansasad.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/5/5c/Igiarkansasad.pdf]].</ref>*'''1860 - 1976''' - {{RecordSearch|2546158|Arkansas Church Marriages, 1860-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1837-1921''' - Crittenden County Marriage Books A, C-Z, A1-B29 Index 1837-1921 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 [[Media:Igiarkansasad.pdf=== Death ===={{AR Death Intro|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5c/Igiarkansasad.pdf]].</ref>Crittenden}}
===== Death =Divorce ===={{AR Divorce Intro|Crittenden}}
==Research Facilities === Vital Record Substitutes ====={{AR Research Facilities Intro|Crittenden}}
== Genealogy Societies and Libraries =Archives ==={{AR Archives Intro|Crittenden}}
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/arkansas/ar-society-archive/ List of Arkansas Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]=== Family History Centers ==={{Family History Centers Intro}}
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"|-| widthLibraries ="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%" | {{FHL|United States, Arkansas, Crittenden|place|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}} | width="70%" | Select topics. For towns, [[{{PAGENAME}}#Places.2FLocalities|click here]].|-| width="30%" AR Libraries Intro| [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=Crittenden+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=crittenden+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>|}
===Museums = Family History Centers ==== {{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}  *[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]] ==== Websites ==== {{WA Websites AR Museums Intro}}  {| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"|-| width="100%" bgcolor="#ADFF85" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites with online indexes or images of records''' </center>|-| width="30%" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcritte/ ARGenWeb] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions|-| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/crittenden/crittenden.htm USGenWeb Archives] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions|-| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/AR/Crittenden/ RootsWeb] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions|} {| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"|-| width="100%" bgcolor="#94FFFF" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites that search for links pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>|-| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/crittenden// Linkpendium] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)|-| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/ar/counties/crittenden/ CyndisList] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)|-| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/arkansas/crittenden-county/ StateofUS.com] | width="10%" | Free | width="60%" | family history resources and government records|} <br>  {| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpaddingSocieties ="5" border="1"|-| width="100%" bgcolor="#FAEBD7" colspan="3" | <center>'''Social networking sites pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>|-| width="30%" | [http://genforum.genealogy.com/ar/crittenden/ genealogy.com] | width="70%" | Crittenden County, AR Genealogy Forum|-| width="30%" | [http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.arkansas.counties.crittenden/mb.ashx ancestry.com] | width="70%" Societies Intro| Crittenden County Message Board|}}
=== References =Websites =={{AR Websites Intro|Crittenden}}
<references * [http:/> /www.argenweb.net/crittenden/ ARGenWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/crittenden/crittenden.htm USGenWeb Archives]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions* [https://web.archive.org/web/20120110042252/http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com:80/USA/AR/Crittenden/ RootsWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions* [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/crittenden// Linkpendium]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)* [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/ar/counties/crittenden/ CyndisList]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)*{{FHL Place IDNum|194514|Arkansas|Crittenden}}- 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
== Research Guides ==
{{AR Research Guides Intro|Crittenden}}
== References ==
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