Jackson County, Arkansas Genealogy

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Jackson County, Arkansas
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Founded November 5, 1829
County Seat Newport
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County Courthouse

JACKSON COUNTY COURTHOUSE- Newport, Ark 72112-
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

History

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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

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

  • Men from this county served the the 7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry.1

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


Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

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).

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