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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Jefferson County Courthouse<br> 101 W Barraque Street<br> Pine Bluff, AR 71601<br> Phone: 870.541.5360 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1830 <br>and probate records from 1845; Clerk Circuit<br> Court has divorce, court and land records  
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Jefferson County Courthouse<br> 101 W Barraque Street<br> Pine Bluff, AR 71601<br> Phone: 870.541.5360 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1830 <br>and probate records from 1845; Clerk Circuit<br> Court has divorce, court and land records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 68.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 16:03, 15 October 2012

Jefferson County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 2, 1829
County Seat Pine Bluff
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Jefferson County Courthouse
101 W Barraque Street
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
Phone: 870.541.5360

County Clerk has marriage records from 1830
and probate records from 1845; Clerk Circuit
Court has divorce, court and land records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1829--Jefferson County was created 2 November 1829 from Arkansas and Pulaski counties.

County seat: Pine Bluff [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Jefferson County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.

Newspapers

Obituary Indexes from the following from 1866 to current time:

  • Pine Bluff Commercial
  • Pine Bluff Graphic
  • Pin Bluff News
  • Pine Bluff Eagle
  • White Hall Journal
  • Pine Bluff Dispatch
  • The Negro Spokesman
  • The Jefferson Republican
  • Weekly Echo

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August, 2012)
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