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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arwccs/Benton/csabc.html Confederate Soldiers Buried in Benton County Arkansas ]<br>
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arwccs/Benton/csabc.html Confederate Soldiers Buried in Benton County Arkansas ]<br>
*Men from Benton County served in the [[1st_Battery,_Arkansas_Light_Artillery_(Union)|1st Battery, Arkansas Light Artillery (Union).]]
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*Men from Benton County served in the [[1st Battery, Arkansas Light Artillery (Union)|1st Battery, Arkansas Light Artillery (Union).]]<sup>*</sup>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; *Arkansas. Adjutant General's Office.Report of the Adjutant General of Arkansas, for the period of the late rebellion, and to November 1, 1866,Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990 .
 
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[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/ar Arkansas Online Historical Newspapers] - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites. Includes newspapers for Benton County.<br>
 
[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/ar Arkansas Online Historical Newspapers] - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites. Includes newspapers for Benton County.<br>

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Benton County, Arkansas
Map
Map of Arkansas highlighting Benton County
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded September 30, 1836
County Seat Bentonville
Courthouse



Benton County, founded September 30, 1836, was formed from Washington County, and is located in the northwest corner of Arkansas on the Ozark plateau. It adjoins Oklahoma to the west and Missouri to the north. The county seat is Bentonville, named in honor of U.S Senator Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri, who was instrumental in helping the Arkansas Territory achieve statehood.

County Courthouse

Benton County Courthouse
215 E. Central, Suite 217
Bentonville, AR 72712-0699
Telephone: 479.271.1013

History

Parent County

  • 1836--Benton County was created 30 September 1836 from Washington County. County seat: Bentonville. [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Benton County boundary changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bella Vista
Bentonville
Centerton
Cherokee City
Cross Roads
Decatur
Garfield
Gentry
Gravette
Rogers
Siloam Springs
Sulphur Springs

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Individual cemeteries.

BillionGraves transcriptions, photos, and Google map for each cemetery.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]. 1841. Digital version at Google Books. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Arkansas, Benton County on page 191.]
  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include "an Added Index to States." FHL Collection 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]

Civil War

Arkansas Online Historical Newspapers - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites. Includes newspapers for Benton County.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Census

Deaths


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).