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**Jonesboro, Arkansas
 
**Jonesboro, Arkansas
  
== Websites ==
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== Websites  ==
 
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>
 
*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Craighead|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Craighead/ Craighead County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=eksel7bab&et=1104702634241&s=32403&e=001dWch9sVKrVdw5oetdVAbLQJoQPzFRgttmMchpGPRBi2i2USaJJ3NnF4FTr7KXF7kumQcVCS5bJPI3zSZVHANROYxga-w1P9OaEzGfqZleIasDc87qh-Lc3UMRGzxtugi Genealogy Society of Craighead County, Arkansas]
 
 
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
 
 
Cr[http://craigheadcounty.org/ aighead County Courthouse]<br>511 South Main Street<br>Jonesboro, AR 72401<br>Phone: 870.933.4520 <br><br>County Clerk&nbsp; has marriage and probate records from 1878<br>and tax records; Clerk Circuit Court and divorce records<br>from 1878 and land records from 1900<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 67.</ref>
 
 
 
== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
*'''1859--'''Craighead County was created 19 February 1859&nbsp;from [[Mississippi County, Arkansas|Mississippi]], [[Greene County, Arkansas|Greene]], and [[Poinsett County, Arkansas|Poinsett]] Counties.
 
 
 
'''County seat:''' Jonesboro <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
 
See an interactive map of Craighead County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes] at N2Genealogy.
 
 
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
 
*[[Dunklin County, Missouri|Dunklin County, Missouri]]
 
*[[Greene County, Arkansas|Greene]]
 
*[[Jackson County, Arkansas|Jackson]]
 
*[[Lawrence County, Arkansas|Lawrence]]
 
*[[Mississippi County, Arkansas|Mississippi]]
 
*[[Poinsett County, Arkansas|Poinsett]]
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
 
 
*Craighead County Cemeteries - [http://www.gscca.net/cemeteries.htm www.gscca.net/cemeteries.htm]
 
 
 
==== Church  ====
 
 
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
 
==== Land  ====
 
 
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
 
 
==== Military  ====
 
 
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
 
 
*[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 Craighead County.<br>
 
 
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
 
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
===== Birth =====
 
 
 
*'''1947-1965''' - Craighead County Birth Index 1947-1965. Batch {{IGI|C735504}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
 
 
 
===== Marriage  =====
 
 
 
*'''1878-1934''' - Craighead County Marriage Books A-Z, 1-17, A1-A20 Index 1878-1934 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,'' accessed 18 April 2013.</ref>
 
*'''1878-1923''' - Craighead County Marriage Books A-S, 1-7 Index 1878-1923 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5c/Igiarkansasad.pdf.</ref>
 
 
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
 
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Introduction to Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Jonesboro Arkansas Family History Center|Jonesboro Arkansas Family History Center]]
 
**Jonesboro, Arkansas
 
 
 
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== Web Sites ==
 
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>  
 
*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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Guide to Craighead County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Craighead County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Facts
Founded February 19, 1859
County Seat Jonesboro
Courthouse
Address craighead County Courthouse
511 South Main Street
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone: 870.933.4520
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County Courthouse

Craighead County Courthouse
511 South Main Street
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone: 870.933.4520

County Clerk  has marriage and probate records from 1878 and tax records. Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records from 1878 and land records from 1900[1]

Beginning Dates for Craighead County, Arkansas Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate

1878


1900
1878

History

Parent County

County seat: Jonesboro [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Naturalization

Newspapers

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

Occupations

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1947-1965 - Craighead County Birth Index 1947-1965. Batch C735504 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriage
Death
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 67.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5c/Igiarkansasad.pdf.
  4. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
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