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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.arkansasties.com/Johnson/Structures/CourtHouse/Courthouse1.htm Johnson County Courthouse]<br>215 W Main Street PO Box 57; <br>Clarksville, AR 72830<br>Phone: 501.754.3967 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1855 <br>and probate records from 1844; Clerk Circuit<br>Court has divorce, court and land records; <br>Extension office has burial 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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[http://www.arkansasties.com/Johnson/Structures/CourtHouse/Courthouse1.htm Johnson County Courthouse]<br>215 W Main Street PO Box 57; <br>Clarksville, AR 72830<br>Phone: 501.754.3967 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1855 <br>and probate records from 1844; Clerk Circuit<br>Court has divorce, court and land records; <br>Extension office has burial 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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==== Record Loss ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
 
*[[Franklin County, Arkansas|Franklin]]  
 
*[[Franklin County, Arkansas|Franklin]]  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
=====Revolutionary War=====
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===== 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 [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books]. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Arkansas, Johnson County on page 191.]  
 
*''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 [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books]. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Arkansas, Johnson County on page 191.]  
 
*''Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions''. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include&nbsp;"an Added Index to States." {{FHL|287870|item}} 973 M24ur; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48141 Ancestry] ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]
 
*''Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions''. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include&nbsp;"an Added Index to States." {{FHL|287870|item}} 973 M24ur; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48141 Ancestry] ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]
  
=====Civil War=====
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===== Civil War =====
  
 
*Men from this county served in the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]], <ref>Desmond Walls Allen, ''Third Arkansas Union Cavalry,'' (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1987), p. 33-92. {{FHL|664007|item|disp=FHL book 976.7 M28dc}}</ref> [[10th Regiment, Arkansas Militia|10th Regiment, Arkansas Militia]] and the [[62nd Regiment, Arkansas Militia|62nd Regiment, Arkansas Militia]].
 
*Men from this county served in the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]], <ref>Desmond Walls Allen, ''Third Arkansas Union Cavalry,'' (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1987), p. 33-92. {{FHL|664007|item|disp=FHL book 976.7 M28dc}}</ref> [[10th Regiment, Arkansas Militia|10th Regiment, Arkansas Militia]] and the [[62nd Regiment, Arkansas Militia|62nd Regiment, Arkansas Militia]].
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===== Death  =====
 
===== Death  =====
  
===== Vital Record Substitutes =====
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===== Vital Record Substitutes =====
  
 
== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
*[[Clarksville Arkansas Family History Center]]
 
**Conway, Arkansas, United States
 
 
 
== Websites ==
 
 
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>
 
*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Johnson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Johnson/ Johnson County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
 
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
 
 
[http://www.arkansasties.com/Johnson/Structures/CourtHouse/Courthouse1.htm Johnson County Courthouse]<br>215 W Main Street PO Box 57; <br>Clarksville, AR 72830<br>Phone: 501.754.3967 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1855 <br>and probate records from 1844; Clerk Circuit<br>Court has divorce, court and land records; <br>Extension office has burial records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 68.</ref>
 
 
 
== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
*'''1833--'''Johnson County was created 16 November 1833&nbsp;from [[Pope County, Arkansas|Pope]] County.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Clarksville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
 
See an interactive map of Johnson County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
 
*[[Franklin County, Arkansas|Franklin]]
 
*[[Lonoke County, Arkansas|Lonoke]]
 
*[[Madison County, Arkansas|Madison]]
 
*[[Newton County, Arkansas|Newton]]
 
*[[Pope County, Arkansas|Pope]]
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
 
 
==== Church  ====
 
 
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
 
==== Land  ====
 
 
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
 
 
Johnson County [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Johnson_County_Arkansas_2010_Township_Map_small.jpg Township map]<ref>Wikipedia.com for Johnson County, Arkansas, accessed 4/15/2012</ref>
 
 
 
==== 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 [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books]. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Arkansas, Johnson County on page 191.]
 
*''Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions''. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include&nbsp;"an Added Index to States." {{FHL|287870|item}} 973 M24ur; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48141 Ancestry] ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]
 
 
 
===== '''''Civil War'''''<br>  =====
 
 
 
*Men from this county served in the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]]<sup>1</sup>,&nbsp; [[10th Regiment, Arkansas Militia|10th Regiment, Arkansas Militia]] and the [[62nd Regiment, Arkansas Militia|62nd Regiment, Arkansas Militia]].<br>
 
 
 
<sup>1</sup>Allen, Desmond Walls. ''Third Arkansas Union Cavalry'' (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway, Arkansas) 1987, pp. 33-92.<br>
 
 
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
 
 
==== Probate  ====
 
 
 
==== Taxation ====
 
 
 
{{AR Tax Intro}}
 
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
===== Birth  =====
 
 
 
*'''1861''' - Johnson County Birth Index 1861. Batch {{IGI|C586522}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
 
 
 
===== Marriage  =====
 
 
 
*'''1855-1957''' - Johnson County Marriage Books N-Z, 1-2 Index 1855-1957 in {{RecordSearch|1417439|Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="hc">FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "[[Arkansas_County_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]," in ''FamilySearch Wiki,'' accessed 18 April 2013.</ref>
 
*'''1855-1924''' - Johnson County Marriage Books N-W Index 1855-1924 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/0d/Igiarkansasem.pdf.</ref>
 
 
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
 
 
=== Family History Centers<br>  ===
 
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Introduction to Family History Centers]]  
 
 
*[[Clarksville Arkansas Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Clarksville Arkansas Family History Center]]  
 
**Conway, Arkansas, United States
 
**Conway, Arkansas, United States
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
 
*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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Guide to Johnson County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded November 16, 1833
County Seat Clarksville
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Address Johnson County Courthouse
215 W Main Street PO Box 57;
Clarksville, AR 72830
Phone: 501.754.3967
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County Courthouse

Johnson County Courthouse
215 W Main Street PO Box 57;
Clarksville, AR 72830
Phone: 501.754.3967

County Clerk has marriage records from 1855
and probate records from 1844; Clerk Circuit
Court has divorce, court and land records;
Extension office has burial records[1]

Beginning Dates for Johnson County, Arkansas Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate






History

Parent County

  • 1833--Johnson County was created 16 November 1833 from Pope County. County seat: Clarksville [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Johnson County boundary changes.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Johnson County Township map[3]

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, Johnson County on page 191.]
  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include "an Added Index to States." FHL Collection 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]
Civil War

Naturalization

Newspapers

Occupations

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1861 - Johnson County Birth Index 1861. Batch C586522 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
Marriage
Death
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

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. Wikipedia.com for Johnson County, Arkansas, accessed 4/15/2012
  4. Desmond Walls Allen, Third Arkansas Union Cavalry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1987), p. 33-92. FHL book 976.7 M28dc
  5. 5.0 5.1 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/0d/Igiarkansasem.pdf.
  6. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
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