Independence County, Arkansas Genealogy
|Independence County, Arkansas|
Location in the state of Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
|Founded||October 23, 1820|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Independence County Courthouse
192 East Main Street;
Batesville, AR 725091
County Clerk has marriage records from 1826
and probate records from 1839; Clerk Circuit
Court has divorce, court and land records;
County Library has burial records
County seat: Batesville 
See an interactive map of Independence County boundary changes at N2Genealogy.
Batesville, Newark, Sulphur Rock, Southside, Magness, Pleasant Plains, Desha, Locust Grove, Bethesda, Cushman, Hickory Valley, Rosie, Oil Trough
- A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]. 1841. Digital version at Google Books. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Arkansas, Independence County on page 91.]
- Men from this county enlisted in the 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)1, 4th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry.2, 7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry3, 31st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)4, Companies Fand I, 38th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)5 , Forty-fifth Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Confederate)6, and the 1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles (Confederate)7.
1. Allen, Desmond Walls. Third Arkansas Union Cavalry (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway, Arkansas) 1987, pp. 33-92.
2. Allen, Desmond Walls. 4th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 1.
3. Allen, Desmond Walls. The Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry (Desmond Walls Allen, Conway, Arkansas, 1988.
4. Bass, Ronald R. History of the Thirty-first Arkansas Confederate Infantry (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, 1996) p. 12
5. Allen, Desmond Walls. Thirty-eighth Arkansas Confederate Cavalry (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 1.
6. Allen, Desmond Walls. Forty-fifth Arkansas Confederate Cavalry (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 1.
7. Allen, Desmond Walls. First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 2.
Newspapers - Batesville Guard
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Independence County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).