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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Arkansas|Arkansas]]> Pike County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Pike_County,_Arkansas|Pike County]]''
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Guide to '''Pike County Arkansas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| county = Pike County
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| state = Arkansas
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| founded year = 1833
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| founded date = November 1
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| seat wl = Murfreesboro
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| building address = [http://www.courtreference.com/Pike-County-Arkansas-Courts.htm Pike County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 219<br>Murfreesboro, AR 71958<br>Phone: 870.285.2231 <br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Pike-County-Arkansas-Courts.htm Pike County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 219<br>Murfreesboro, AR 71958<br>Phone: 870.285.2231 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage, probate, court, land and&nbsp;<br>military discharge records from 1895<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 69.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''1833--'''Pike County was created 1 November 1833&nbsp;from [[Clark County, Arkansas|Clark]]&nbsp;and [[Hempstead County, Arkansas|Hempstead]] Counties.
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'''County seat:''' Murfreesboro <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 Pike County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[[Clark County, Arkansas|Clark]]
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*[[Hempstead County, Arkansas|Hempstead]]
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*[[Howard County, Arkansas|Howard]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Arkansas|Montgomery]]
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*[[Nevada County, Arkansas|Nevada]]
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*[[Polk County, Arkansas|Polk]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Maps ====
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==== Maps ====
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
==== 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, Pike County on page 191.]''<br>''
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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; <sup>1</sup>Allen, Desmond Walls. ''The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)''&nbsp; (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas,1987).<br>
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Vital Records ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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===== Marriage =====
  
== Townships and Cities ==
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*'''1895-1954''' - Pike County Marriage Books A-K Index 1895-1954 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>
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*'''1895-1925''' - Pike County Marriage Books A-B, E-F Index 1895-1925 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/d/d7/Arkansasnz.pdf.</ref>
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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.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Pike|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Pike/ Pike County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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Guide to Pike County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Pike County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Facts
Founded November 1, 1833
County Seat Murfreesboro
Courthouse
Address Pike County Courthouse
PO Box 219
Murfreesboro, AR 71958
Phone: 870.285.2231
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County Courthouse

Pike County Courthouse
PO Box 219
Murfreesboro, AR 71958
Phone: 870.285.2231

County Clerk has marriage, probate, court, land and 
military discharge records from 1895[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1833--Pike County was created 1 November 1833 from Clark and Hempstead Counties.

County seat: Murfreesboro [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Pike County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

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, Pike County on page 191.]
Civil War

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


Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage

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. 69.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d7/Arkansasnz.pdf.
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