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Desha County, Arkansas Genealogy

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County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Desha County is Arkansas's 40th county, formed on December 12, 1838, and named for Captain Benjamin Desha who fought in the War of 1812

Parent County[edit | edit source]

  • 1838--Desha County was created 12 December 1838 from Arkansas and Chicot Counties.

County seat: Arkansas City [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Arkansas City

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Desha County Cemetery Transcriptions (partial list)  -  Desha County ARGenWeb

Church[edit | edit source]

Dumas Churches  -

McGehee Churches  -

Court[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Desha County Federal Land Records  -  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Riverboat History -  Desha County ARGenWeb

Goodspeed's Historry  -  Desha County ARGenWeb

Maps[edit | edit source]

1895 Desha County Map  -

Township Map  -  Desha County USGenWeb

Military[edit | edit source]

Civil War Amnesty List  -  Desha County ARGenWeb

Rohwer Relocation Center  -  Desha County ARGenWeb

World War II Enlistees A-F  -  USGenWeb Project Archives

World War II enlistees G-L  -  USGenWeb Project Archives

World War II Enlistees M-R  -  USGenWeb Project Archives

Military Land Grants War of 1812 (partial list)  -  USGenWeb Project Archives

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Desha County Newspapers  -  Desha County ARGenWeb

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

1840  Federal Census Index  -  USGenWeb Project Archives

1850 Federal Census Index  -  USGenWeb Project Archives

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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