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



Greene County, Arkansas
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Map of Arkansas highlighting Greene County
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 5, 1833
County Seat Paragould
Courthouse
Address Greene County Courthouse
PO Box 62
Paragould, AR 72451-0364
Phone: 870.239.6311
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This page adopted by Sandy Hardin, P. R. Massey, and Venus Allen. Greene County ARGenWeb County Coordinator

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Greene County Courthouse
PO Box 62
Paragould, AR 72451-0364
Phone: 870.239.6311

County Clerk has marriage, probate, court and land records from 1876. Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records.[1]

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

1876


1876
1876

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

  • 1833--Greene County was created 5 November 1833 from Lawrence County.  County seat: Paragould [2]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

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

Variant Spellings[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Prior to 1883 the county courthouse was burned twice.

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Genealogy Resources[edit | edit source]

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

African Americans[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Court[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for {{{1}}} County. They may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. Click for a brief Timeline History of the county. For more about local histories, see Arkansas Local Histories.

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Naturalization[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Finding More Arkansas Newspapers Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Greene County, Arkansas Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


Occupations[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Birth[edit | edit source]
Marriage[edit | edit source]
Death[edit | edit source]
Vital Record Substitutes[edit | edit source]

Genealogy Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Greene County Arkansas Historical and Genealogical Society
212 W Court Street (7 room research center open 9-4 Monday through Friday)
P.O. Box 121
Paragould, AR 72451
Phone: (870) 240-8944

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  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. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/0d/Igiarkansasem.pdf.

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