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Washington County, Arkansas Genealogy

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=== Description ===
 The county was named for George Washington. The County Seat is Fayetteville and was founded October 17, 1828.<ref>Genealogy Trails History Group, “Washington County, Arkansas Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ark/wash/</ref>
It is located in the northwest area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Washington County," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_County,_Arkansas</ref>
=== Populated Places ===
{{AR Populated Places Intro|Washington}}For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://arkansas.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,143,c,washington.cfm Hometown Locator].The following are locations the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in the this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Washington County, Arkansas," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_County,_Arkansas, accessed 3 October 2018.</ref>
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=== Church Records ===
{{AR Church Intro|Washington}}
*'''1875-1899''' - {{RecordSearch|2790263|Nebraska, Church Records, 1875-1899}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*[http://www.churchangel.com/WEBAR/fayetteville.htm Churches in Fayetteville AR]&nbsp; -&nbsp; ChurchAngel
*[http://www.churchangel.com/WEBAR/springdale.htm Churches in Springdale, AR]&nbsp; -&nbsp; ChurchAngel
*[http://www.mapofus.org/arkansas/ Maps of Arkansas (1813-1925)]
*[http://www.historygeo.com/v2/search/ Family Maps of Washington County, Arkansas Genealogy] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
*[http://www.goldbug.com/ Gold Bug Historic Maps] -&nbsp; reflect changes in county boundaries
*[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/ARmap.htm Interactive Battle Map] for Arkansas
*'''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*[http://wwwsites.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arwccs/Washington/confederateindex.html Confederate Soldiers Buried in Washington County] - Washington County ARGenWeb
*[http://www.argenweb.net/washington/misc/cwbios.html Arkansas Civil War Biographies] - Washington County ARGenWeb
*[http://wwwsites.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arpgcudc/ United Daughters of Confederacy] - Prairie Grove, Arkansas
Also see [[Arkansas in the Civil War|Arkansas in the Civil War]]
==== Birth ====
{{AR Vital Records - Birth Intro|Washington}}
*'''1900 - 1953''' - Washington County Birth Index 1900-1953. Batch {{IGI|C750893}} at FamilySearch - free.
*'''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 $
*'''1845 - 1941''' - [http://www.co.washington.ar.us/Information/Marriage/MarriageDocumentSearch.asp?S=Y Washington County Archive Marriage Record Search, 1845-1941]
*'''1845 - 1922''' - Washington County Marriage Books D-R Index 1845-1922 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 https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d7/Arkansasnz.pdf.</ref>
*'''1860 - 1976''' - {{RecordSearch|2546158|Arkansas Church Marriages, 1860-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1887 - 1949''' - Washington County Marriage Books I-Z, A1-C1 Index 1887-1949 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.''</ref>
*[http://www.argenweb.net/washington/marriages.html Washington County Marriages] -&nbsp; submitted to Washington County ARGenWeb
*[http://www.genwed.com/arkansas/armarriages3.htm Arkansas Marriage Records]&nbsp; -&nbsp; GenWed.com
==== Death ====
{{AR Vital Records - Death Intro|Washington}}
*[http://www.argenweb.net/washington/misc/obits/obits.html Obituaries] submitted to Washington County ARGenWeb
==== Divorce ====
{{AR Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Washington}}
== Research Facilities ==
{{Family History Centers Intro}}
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]*[[Springdale Arkansas Jones Family Center Family History Center]]
=== Libraries ===
* [http://www.argenweb.net/washington/ ARGenWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/washington/washington.htm USGenWeb Archives]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
* [https://web.archive.org/web/20150517133303/http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/AR/Washington/ RootsWeb resources]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
* [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Washington/ Linkpendium]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
* [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/ar/counties/washington/ CyndisList]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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