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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Chicot_County,_Arkansas|Chicot County]]''
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Guide to '''Chicot County Arkansas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Chicot County
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| state = Arkansas
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| founded year = 1823
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| founded date = October 25
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| seat wl = lake Village
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| building address = [http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=Arkansas&county=Chicot Chicot County Courthouse]<br>108 Main Street<br>Lake Village, AR 71653<br>Phone: 870.265.8000 <br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=Arkansas&county=Chicot Chicot County Courthouse]<br>108 Main Street<br>Lake Village, AR 71653<br>Phone: 870.265.8000 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1839; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has court records Court has court records<br>from 1824, land and divorce records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 66.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''1823--'''Chicot County was created 25 October 1823&nbsp;from [[Arkansas County, Arkansas|Arkansas]] County.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Lake Village <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Chicot County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes] at N2Genealogy.
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[[Ashley County, Arkansas|Ashley]]
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*[[Bolivar County, Mississippi|Bolivar County, Mississippi]]
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*[[Desha County, Arkansas|Desha]]
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*[[Drew County, Arkansas|Drew]]
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*[[East Carroll Parish, Louisiana|East Carroll Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Issaquena County, Mississippi|Issaquena County, Mississippi]]
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*[[Morehouse Parish, Louisiana|Morehouse Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Washington County, Mississippi|Washington County, Mississippi]]
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*[[West Carroll Parish, Louisiana|West Carroll Parish, Louisiana]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Chicot County.
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*June 6, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar017.htm Old River Lake], also known as Ditch Bayou, Lake Chicot, Lake Village, Furlough, Fish Bayou, or Grand Lake<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar017.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 15 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ARmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.
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<br> Men from this county served in the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Calvary (Union)]]<sup>1</sup> and the [[1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles|1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles (Confederate)]]<sup>2</sup><br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<sup>1 Allen, Desmond Walls. ''Third Arkansas Union Cavalry'' (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway, Arkansas) 1987, pp. 33-92.</sup><br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<sup>2 Allen, Desmond Walls. ''First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifle''''s''' ''(Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 2'''.'''</sup>'''<br>'''
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>
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*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Chicot|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Chicot/ Chicot County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Revision as of 00:27, 21 March 2013

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Guide to Chicot County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Chicot County, Arkansas
Map
Map of Arkansas highlighting Chicot County
Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 25, 1823
County Seat lake Village
Courthouse
Address Chicot County Courthouse
108 Main Street
Lake Village, AR 71653
Phone: 870.265.8000
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County Courthouse

Chicot County Courthouse
108 Main Street
Lake Village, AR 71653
Phone: 870.265.8000

County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1839;
Clerk Circuit Court has court records Court has court records
from 1824, land and divorce records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1823--Chicot County was created 25 October 1823 from Arkansas County. County seat: Lake Village [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Chicot County.

  • June 6, 1864 = Old River Lake, also known as Ditch Bayou, Lake Chicot, Lake Village, Furlough, Fish Bayou, or Grand Lake[3]
Map showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.


Men from this county served in the 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Calvary (Union)1 and the 1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles (Confederate)2

    1 Allen, Desmond Walls. Third Arkansas Union Cavalry (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway, Arkansas) 1987, pp. 33-92.

    2 Allen, Desmond Walls. First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifle's (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 2.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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), p. 66.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August, 2012)
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