Chicot County, Arkansas Genealogy

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Chicot County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
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Founded October 25, 1823
County Seat lake Village
Courthouse
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United States  > Arkansas > Chicot County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1823--Chicot County was created 25 October 1823 from Arkansas County. County seat: Lake Village [1]

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[2]
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).
  2. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August, 2012)

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