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*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>
 
*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>
  
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ar/lafayette/webbbs_config.pl Lafayette County, Arkansas Obituary Collection] From GenealogyBuff.com ~ Free. From Various Funeral Homes around Stamps, Lewisville, Bradley, and Buckner, Arkansas.
 
*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ar/lafayette/webbbs_config.pl Lafayette County, Arkansas Obituary Collection] From GenealogyBuff.com ~ Free. From Various Funeral Homes around Stamps, Lewisville, Bradley, and Buckner, Arkansas.
  
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== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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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>
 
*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Lafayette|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Lafayette/ Lafayette County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
 
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
 
 
[http://www.arkansasties.com/Johnson/Structures/CourtHouse/Courthouse1.htm Lafayette County Courthouse]<br>2 Courthouse Square<br>Lewisville, AR 71845<br>Phone: 870.921.4633 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1848 <br>and probate records; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce<br>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  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
*'''1827--'''Lafayette County was created 15 October 1827&nbsp;from [[Hempstead County, Arkansas|Hempstead]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Lewisville <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 Lafayette County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
 
*[[Bossier Parish, Louisiana|Bossier Parish, Louisiana]]
 
*[[Caddo Parish, Louisiana|Caddo Parish, Louisiana]]
 
*[[Columbia County, Arkansas|Columbia]]
 
*[[Hempstead County, Arkansas|Hempstead]]
 
*[[Miller County, Arkansas|Miller]]
 
*[[Nevada County, Arkansas|Nevada]]
 
*[[Webster Parish, Louisiana|Webster Parish, Louisiana]]
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
 
 
==== Church  ====
 
 
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
 
==== Land  ====
 
 
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
 
 
==== Military  ====
 
 
 
===== ''Civil War''<br>  =====
 
 
 
*Men from this county served in the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]]<sup>1</sup> .<br>
 
 
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1.&nbsp; Allen, Desmond Walls. ''The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry'' (Union) Infantry (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas, 1987.)<br>
 
 
 
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{{AR Tax Intro}}
 
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
===== Marriage  =====
 
 
 
*'''1828-1952''' - Lafayette County Marriage Books 1-2, C-Z, A2-G2 Index 1828-1952 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>
 
*'''1828-1921''' - Lafayette County Marriage Books 1-2, C-S Index 1828-1921 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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===== Death =====
 
 
 
*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ar/lafayette/webbbs_config.pl Lafayette County, Arkansas Obituary Collection] From GenealogyBuff.com ~ Free. From Various Funeral Homes around Stamps, Lewisville, Bradley, and Buckner, Arkansas.
 
 
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
 
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
 
 
== Web Sites ==
 
  
 
*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 Lafayette County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Lafayette County, Arkansas
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Map of Arkansas highlighting Lafayette County
Location in the state of Arkansas
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Facts
Founded October 15, 1827
County Seat Lewisville
Courthouse
Address Lafayette County Courthouse
2 Courthouse Square
Lewisville, AR 71845
Phone: 870.921.4633
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County Courthouse

Lafayette County Courthouse
2 Courthouse Square
Lewisville, AR 71845
Phone: 870.921.4633

County Clerk has marriage records from 1848 and probate records; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and land records.[1]

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

1848




History

Parent County

  • 1827--Lafayette County was created 15 October 1827 from Hempstead County.   County seat: Lewisville [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lafayette 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

Military

Civil War


Naturalization

Newspapers

Occupations

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
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. Desmond Walls Allen, Third Arkansas Union Cavalry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1987), p. 33-92. FHL book 976.7 M28dc
  4. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
  5. 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.
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