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Sebastian County, Arkansas Genealogy

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=== Description ===
 The county was named for United States Senator and Judge William K. Sebastian. The County Seats are Fort Smith and the other is Greenwood and was founded January 6, 1851. It is located in the west central area of the state.<ref>Genealogy Trails History Group, “Sebastian County, Arkansas Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ark/sebas/</ref>
=== County Courthouse ===
=== Populated Places ===
{{AR Populated Places Intro|Sebastian}}For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://arkansas.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,131,c,sebastian.cfm Hometown Locator].The following are locations the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in the this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Sebastian County, Arkansas," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sebastian_County,_Arkansas, accessed 30 September 2018.</ref>
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/sebastian/sebastian.htm USGenWeb Archives]
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/arkansas/sebastian.html USGenWeb Tombstone Project]
*[http://wwwsites.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arsebast/cemetery/Cemetery.html ARGenWeb] Some overlap with USGenWeb.*[http://wwwsites.rootsweb.com/~arcemete/sebastian/sebastian.htm RootsWeb]
*[http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/ar.html I Dream of Genealogy] Scroll to the county and cemetery.
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/ar/ African American Cemeteries Online] Scroll to the county and cemetery.
=== Church Records ===
{{AR Church Intro|Sebastian}}
*'''1875-1899''' - {{RecordSearch|2790263|Nebraska, Church Records, 1875-1899}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
'''''Episcopal'''''<br>
{{AR History Intro}}
*Friends of the Fort Smith Public Library (Arkansas). ''The Goodspeed histories of Sebastian County, Arkansas''. Columbia, Tennessee : Woodward & Stinson, 1977.
**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE3831732 FamilySearch Catalog] (Free)
*'''''History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas'''''. Chicago, IL, USA: Goodspeed Publishing, 1889. Online at: [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7931 Ancestry.com] ($)
*[http://www.mapofus.org/arkansas/ Maps of Arkansas (1813-1925)]
*[http://www.historygeo.com/v2/search/ Family Maps of Sebastian County, Arkansas Genealogy] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
=== Migration ===
*'''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
'''''Civil War Battle'''''<br>
==== Birth ====
{{AR Vital Records - Birth Intro|Sebastian}}
*'''1877 - 1963''' - {{RecordSearch|1881199|Sebastian County Births and Deaths}} at FamilySearch. Index only (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 $
*'''1860 - 1976''' - {{RecordSearch|2546158|Arkansas Church Marriages, 1860-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1865 - 1922, 1952''' - Sebastian County Marriage Books B-Q Index 1865-1922, 1952 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>*'''1884 - 1947''' - Sebastian County Marriage Index, Greenwood District Books B-M Index (1882-1949), Fort Smith District Books C-Q, S-Z, 2-52 Index (1889-1951) 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>
==== Death ====
==== Divorce ====
{{AR Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Sebastian}}
== Research Facilities ==
{{Family History Centers Intro}}
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]**https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Fort_Smith_Arkansas_Family_History_Center Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States]
=== Libraries ===
{{AR Websites Intro|Sebastian}}
* [http://wwwsites.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arsebast/ ARGenWeb] for Sebastian County]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/sebastian/sebastian.htm USGenWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
* [http://wwwsites.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arsebast// RootsWeb - Sebastian Co, Arkansas]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
* [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1881199 Sebastian County Births and Deaths, 1877-1963]. Free. Search indexed information; images are not available.
* [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Sebastian// Linkpendium]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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