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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] > Johnson County''  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Johnson County
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| state = Arkansas
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| founded year = 1833
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| founded date = November 16
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| seat wl = Clarksville
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Johnson County, Arkansas|Johnson County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== 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>
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*'''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  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Johnson County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Franklin County, Arkansas|Franklin]]
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*[[Lonoke County, Arkansas|Lonoke]]
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*[[Madison County, Arkansas|Madison]]
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*[[Newton County, Arkansas|Newton]]
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*[[Pope County, Arkansas|Pope]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
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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  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== '''''Revolutionary War'''''  =====
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*''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.]
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*''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.]
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===== '''''Civil War'''''<br>  =====
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*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>
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<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  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Family History Centers<br>  ===
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Introduction to Family History Centers]]
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*[[Clarksville Arkansas Family History Center]]
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**Conway, Arkansas, United States
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*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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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194572&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Johnson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Johnson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Johnson/ Johnson County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Revision as of 20:07, 15 October 2012

Johnson County, Arkansas
Map
Map of Arkansas highlighting Johnson County
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 16, 1833
County Seat Clarksville
Courthouse
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United States Gotoarrow.png Arkansas Gotoarrow.png Johnson County

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]

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.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

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

1Allen, Desmond Walls. Third Arkansas Union Cavalry (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway, Arkansas) 1987, pp. 33-92.


Newspapers

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. Wikipedia.com for Johnson County, Arkansas, accessed 4/15/2012
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