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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] > Lafayette County''
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arkansas|Arkansas]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Lafayette County'''
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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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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Lafayette County
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| state = Arkansas
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| founded year = 1827
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| founded date = October 15
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| seat wl = Lewisville
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| building address = [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>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[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  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Lafayette County was created in 1827 from Hempstead County.&nbsp;&nbsp;  
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*'''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  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Lafayette County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
==Places/Localities==
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== Places/Localities ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Bossier Parish, Louisiana|Bossier Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Caddo Parish, Louisiana|Caddo Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Columbia County, Arkansas|Columbia]]
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*[[Hempstead County, Arkansas|Hempstead]]
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*[[Miller County, Arkansas|Miller]]
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*[[Nevada County, Arkansas|Nevada]]
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*[[Webster Parish, Louisiana|Webster Parish, Louisiana]]
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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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> .<br>
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&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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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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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.
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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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>
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*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Lafayette|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Lafayette/ Lafayette County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194576&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Lafayette&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 00:42, 21 March 2013

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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
Map
Map of Arkansas highlighting Lafayette County
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
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]

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.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

    1.  Allen, Desmond Walls. The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union) Infantry (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas, 1987.)


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).
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