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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, Lawrence 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, Lawrence County on page 191.]
  
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*[http://www.couchgenweb.com/civilwar/ Edward Gerdes' Arkansas Civil War Rosters]  
 
*[http://www.couchgenweb.com/civilwar/ Edward Gerdes' Arkansas Civil War Rosters]  
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== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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== Websites ==
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== Websites  ==
 
 
*[http://backwardbranch.com/arlawrence/index.html Lawrence County Arkansas ARGenWeb]<br>
 
*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Lawrence|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Lawrence/ Lawrence County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.myarkansasgenealogy.com/ar-county-lawrence.html Lawrence County]&nbsp; My Arkansas Genealogy
 
 
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
 
 
[http://www.arkansasties.com/Lawrence/Structures/Courthouse/Courthouse1.htm Lawrence County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 553, 315 W Main; <br>Walnut Ridge, AR 72476<br>Phone: 870.886.1111 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage and probate 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  ====
 
 
 
*'''1815--'''Lawrence County was created 15 January 1815&nbsp;from [[New Madrid County, Missouri|New Madrid County,&nbsp;Missouri]].
 
 
 
'''County seat:''' Walnut Ridge <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 Lawrence County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
 
*[[Craighead County, Arkansas|Craighead]]
 
*[[Greene County, Arkansas|Greene]]
 
*[[Independence County, Arkansas|Independence]]
 
*[[Jackson County, Arkansas|Jackson]]
 
*[[Randolph County, Arkansas|Randolph]]
 
*[[Sharp County, Arkansas|Sharp]]
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
 
 
*[http://backwardbranch.com/arlawrence/cemetery.html Lawrence County Cemeteries] Lawrence County ARGenWeb
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=4&CScnty=130 Lawrence County Cemeteries] Find A Grave
 
*[http://pages.suddenlink.net/cemeteries/ Lawrence County Cemeteries] Nancy's Lawrence County Corner
 
 
 
==== Census  ====
 
 
 
1820 is missing
 
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arsharp/1850law.htm 1850 Lawrence County] Sharp County ARGenWeb
 
*[http://backwardbranch.com/arlawrence/1860lc.html 1860 Lawrence County Lawrence County]&nbsp; USGenWeb Census
 
 
 
==== Church  ====
 
 
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
 
==== Land  ====
 
 
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net//ar/lawrence/land/lawrence.txt Lawrence County Federal Land Records] USGenWeb Archives
 
*[http://www.actdatascout.com/default.aspx?ci=17 Lawrence County Assessor's Searchable Public Records Database]
 
*[http://landmarkhunter.com/ar/lawrence Lawrence County Landmarks]
 
 
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
 
 
*[http://pages.suddenlink.net/lawcoar/hist1.htm Early Lawrence County History]&nbsp; Nancy's Lawrence County Corner
 
*[http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/pdf/publications/Lawrence_County.pdf Settlement of Lawrence County and Powhatan 1803-1890]&nbsp; Arkansas Historic Preservation Program
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/state/history/terr/terr1.txt Arkansas Territorial Papers Part 1]&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/state/history/terr/terr2.txt Arkansas Territorial Papers Part 2] USGenWeb Archives
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/state/history/terr/terr3.txt Arkansas Territorial Papers Part 3]&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/state/history/terr/terr4.txt Arkansas Territorial Papers Part 4] USGenWeb Archives
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/state/history/terr/terr5.txt Arkansas Territorial Papers Part 5] USGenWeb Archives
 
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
 
 
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
 
 
 
*[http://www.myarkansasgenealogy.com/ar-maps.html Arkansas Maps and Atlases]
 
 
 
==== 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, Lawrence County on page 191.]
 
 
 
===== '''''Civil War'''''  =====
 
 
 
*[http://www.couchgenweb.com/civilwar/ Edward Gerdes' Arkansas Civil War Rosters]
 
*Men from this county served in the [[7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry|7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry]]<sup>1</sup>,&nbsp; [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]]<sup>2</sup>,&nbsp; [[45th Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry|45th Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry]]<sup>3</sup> and the [[1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles|1st Regiment, Arkanas Mounted Rifles (Confederate)]]<sup>4</sup>.<br>
 
 
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<sup>1.&nbsp; Allen, Desmond Walls.''The Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry'' (Desmond Walls Allen, Conway, Arkansas, 1988.<br></sup>
 
 
 
<sup>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 2.&nbsp; Allen, Desmond Walls. ''The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)&nbsp;'' (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas) 1987.<br></sup>
 
 
 
<sup>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 3. Allen, Desmond Walls. ''Forty-fifth Arkansas Confederate Cavalry'' (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 1.</sup><br>
 
 
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>4. Allen, Desmond Walls. ''First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles'' (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 2.</sup><br>
 
 
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
 
 
*[http://thetd.com/ The Times Dispatch]
 
*[http://www.jonesborosun.com/ Jonesboro Sun]
 
 
 
==== Probate  ====
 
 
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
 
 
{{AR Tax Intro}}
 
 
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net//ar/lawrence/history/pub/lawtx29.txt 1829-1838 Lawrence County Tax Index] USGenWeb Archives
 
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
===== Marriage  =====
 
 
 
*'''1821-1967''' - Lawrence County Marriage Index (1821-1901), Western District Index (1901-1967), Eastern District Index (1904-1944) 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>
 
*'''1821-1926''' - Lawrence County Marriage Index 1821-1926 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>
 
*[http://backwardbranch.com/arlawrence/arlawr_marriages.html Lawrence County Arkansas Marriages] Lawrence County ARGenWeb
 
[[Category:IGIcheck]]
 
 
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
 
 
*[http://home.earthlink.net/~jerifultz/lwhistsc.htm Lawrence County Historical Society]
 
 
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
 
 
== Web Sites ==
 
  
 
*[http://backwardbranch.com/arlawrence/index.html Lawrence County Arkansas ARGenWeb]<br>  
 
*[http://backwardbranch.com/arlawrence/index.html Lawrence County Arkansas ARGenWeb]<br>  
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Guide to Lawrence County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Lawrence County, Arkansas
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Founded January 15, 1815
County Seat DeWitt
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Address Lawrence County Courthouse
PO Box 553, 315 W Main;
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
Phone: 870.886.1111
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County Courthouse

Lawrence County Courthouse
PO Box 553, 315 W Main;
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
Phone: 870.886.1111

County Clerk has marriage and probate records.[1]

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






History

Parent County

County seat: Walnut Ridge [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lawrence County boundary changes.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Census

1820 is missing

Church Records

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

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, Lawrence County on page 191.]
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, The Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1988) FHL book 976.7 M22adw
  4. Desmond Walls Allen, Third Arkansas Union Cavalry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1987), p. 33-92. FHL book 976.7 M28dc
  5. Desmond Walls Allen, Forty-fifth Arkansas Confederate Calvary, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1988), p. 1. FHL book 976.7 M2af
  6. Desmond Walls Allen, First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifles, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1988), p. 2. FHL book 976.7 M2a
  7. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
  8. 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.