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Jackson County, Arkansas Genealogy

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Jackson County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Founded November 5, 1829
County Seat Newport
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County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

Parent County[edit | edit source]

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

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

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

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

You will find all the cemeteries listed and inventory at:

Church[edit | edit source]

Court[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

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Marriages[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Revolutionary War[edit | edit source]
  • 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[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers
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Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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