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== County Courthouse ==
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== County Courthous ==
  
'''JACKSON COUNTY COURTHOUSE'''- Newport, Ark 72112-<br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1843-present. Check the marriage records online listed below. Probate records from 1845 to present. Land Record from 1831 Clerk of the Circuit court has divorce, civil and court records.(see below for State record) Jackson County Courthouse-208 Main Newport, Ark 72112 and County Clerk County Courthouse, P.O.Box 641 Newport , Ark 72112-0641 Telephone 870-523-7420 <br>  
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[http://www.jacksoncountyar.org/ Jackson County Courthouse]<br>208 Main Street<br>Newport, AR 7212<br>Phone: 870.523.7420 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1843 <br>and probate records from 1845; Clerk Circuit<br>Court has divorce and court records from 1845 <br>and land records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 68.</ref>  
  
 
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*Men from this county served the the [[7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry|7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry]]<sup>1</sup>&nbsp; and the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]]<sup>2</sup>.<br>
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*Men from this county served the the [[1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles|1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles]]<sup>4</sup>, [[7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry|7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry]]<sup>1</sup>,&nbsp; [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]]<sup>2</sup>, [[31st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry|The 31st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)]]<sup>, </sup>Companies A and B.<sup>4</sup>&nbsp; and the [[45th Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry|45th Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry]]<sup>5</sup>.<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>1 Allen, Desmond Walls. ''The Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry'' (Desmond Walls Allen, Conway, Arkansas, 1988.<br></sup>
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<sup>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 2 Allen, Desmond Walls.''The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)'', (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas, 1987.)<br></sup>
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<sup>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 3 Allen, Desmond Walls. ''Forty-fifth Arkansas Confederate Cavalry'' (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 1.</sup><br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>4 Allen, Desmond Walls. ''First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles'' (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 2.</sup><br>  
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>1</sup>Allen, Desmond Walls. The Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry (Desmond Walls Allen, Conway, Arkansas, 1988.<br>  
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<sup>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 5. Bass, Ronald R. ''History of the Thirty-first Confederate Infantry'' (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research), 1996) p, 12.</sup><br>  
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>2 </sup>Allen, Desmond Walls. The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union), (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas, 1987.)<br>  
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Jackson County, Arkansas
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Facts
Founded November 5, 1829
County Seat Newport
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County Courthous

Jackson County Courthouse
208 Main Street
Newport, AR 7212
Phone: 870.523.7420

County Clerk has marriage records from 1843
and probate records from 1845; Clerk Circuit
Court has divorce and court records from 1845
and land records[1]

History

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The county is named after President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845).[2]

Parent County

  • 1829--Jackson County was created 5 November 1829 from Independence County. 
    County seat: Newport [3]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

You will find all the cemeteries listed and inventory at:

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Marriages

Military

Revolutionary War
  • 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, Jackson County on page 191.]

Civil War

    1 Allen, Desmond Walls. The Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry (Desmond Walls Allen, Conway, Arkansas, 1988.

     2 Allen, Desmond Walls.The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union), (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas, 1987.)

     3 Allen, Desmond Walls. Forty-fifth Arkansas Confederate Cavalry (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 1.

    4 Allen, Desmond Walls. First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 2.

     5. Bass, Ronald R. History of the Thirty-first Confederate Infantry (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research), 1996) p, 12.



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), p. 68.
  2. "List of counties in Arkansas," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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