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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Jackson_County,_Arkansas|Jackson County]]''
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Guide to '''Jackson County Arkansas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| building address = [http://www.jacksoncountyar.org/ Jackson County Courthouse]<br>208 Main Street<br>Newport, AR 7212<br>Phone: 870.523.7420 <br>
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Arkansas|Arkansas]]&nbsp;&gt; Jackson County''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
'''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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== History ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
[[Image:Andrew Jackson.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Andrew Jackson.JPG]]  
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[[Image:Andrew Jackson.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]  
  
 
The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson President Andrew Jackson] (1767-1845).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_Arkansas "List of counties in Arkansas,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson President Andrew Jackson] (1767-1845).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_Arkansas "List of counties in Arkansas,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Resources  ==
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.
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| width="31%" align="center" bgcolor="#ffff99" | '''Online Grave Transcripts'''
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| width="31%" align="center" bgcolor="#dbbff7" | '''Published Grave Transcripts'''
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| align="center" bgcolor="#dbeadc" | '''County Cemetery Directories'''
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=4&CScnty=126 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#eddffb" | {{FHL|458881|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=4&CScnty=126 Findagrave.com]
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[http://www.interment.net/us/ar/jackson.htm Interment.net]
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| bgcolor="#eddffb" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3ACemeteries+Arkansas+Jackson+County.&qt=hot_subject WorldCat]
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[http://www.namesinstone.com/CemeteryList.aspx Names in Stone]
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/arkansas/jackson.html USGenWeb Tombstone Project]
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#cemetery Billion Graves]
  
*[[Craighead County, Arkansas|Craighead]]
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*[[Cross County, Arkansas|Cross]]  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/jackson/jackcem1.html USGenWeb Archives]  
*[[Independence County, Arkansas|Independence]]
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*[[Lawrence County, Arkansas|Lawrence]]
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| bgcolor="#e9f1ea" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=11557&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=49&stateAbbv=&stateName= Epodunk]  
*[[Poinsett County, Arkansas|Poinsett]]
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*[[White County, Arkansas|White]]  
 
*[[Woodruff County, Arkansas|Woodruff]]
 
  
== Resources  ==
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[http://www.namesinstone.com/CemeteryList.aspx#results Names in Stone]
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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| colspan="3" | See [[Arkansas Cemeteries|Arkansas Cemeteries]] for more information.
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You will find all the cemeteries listed and inventory at:
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==== Church Records  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/jackson/jackcem1.html http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/jackson/jackcem1.html]
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==== Court Records  ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Maps<br> ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Marriages ====
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==== Maps ====
  
*[http://jacksoncountyclerk.0catch.com/marriage.htm jacksoncountyclerk.0catch.com/marriage.htm]
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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'''''Civil War'''''<br>  
 
'''''Civil War'''''<br>  
  
*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>  
  
&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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&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;&nbsp; <sup>2 </sup>Allen, Desmond Walls. The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union), (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas, 1987.)<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>  
  
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
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===== Courthouse  =====
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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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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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{{AR Tax Intro}}
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'''Online Tax Records'''<br>
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:*'''1865-1874''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1264 US IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] - $, indexes and images, incomplete for all counties and years for Arkansas<br>
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'''Tax Records on Microfilm'''<br>
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:*'''1830-1855''' {{FHL|636459|item|disp=Jackson County Tax Records}} - microfilm available to order at your local [https://familysearch.org/locations Family History Center].
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:*{{AR Tax Additional FHLC|353988}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Birth =====
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Marriages ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[http://jacksoncountyclerk.0catch.com/marriage.htm jacksoncountyclerk.0catch.com/marriage.htm]
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*[[Craighead County, Arkansas|Craighead]]
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*[[Cross County, Arkansas|Cross]]
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*[[Independence County, Arkansas|Independence]]
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*[[Lawrence County, Arkansas|Lawrence]]
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*[[Poinsett County, Arkansas|Poinsett]]
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*[[White County, Arkansas|White]]
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*[[Woodruff County, Arkansas|Woodruff]]
  
== Web Sites  ==
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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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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Jackson/ Jackson County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Jackson/ Jackson County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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Revision as of 19:09, 30 March 2013

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

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Founded November 5, 1829
County Seat Newport
Courthouse
Address Jackson County Courthouse
208 Main Street
Newport, AR 7212
Phone: 870.523.7420
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Historical Facts

Andrew Jackson.JPG

The county is named after President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845).[1]

Parent County

  • 1829--Jackson County was created 5 November 1829 from Independence County. 
    County seat: Newport [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.

Online Grave Transcripts Published Grave Transcripts County Cemetery Directories

Findagrave.com

Family History Library

Findagrave.com

Interment.net

WorldCat

Names in Stone

USGenWeb Tombstone Project

Billion Graves

USGenWeb Archives Epodunk


Billion Graves

Names in Stone

See Arkansas Cemeteries for more information.

Church Records

Court Records

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

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.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

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[3]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Online Tax Records

Tax Records on Microfilm

Vital Records

Birth

Marriages

Death

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Web Sites

References

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