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== 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 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>
  
 
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==== 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].
  
 
==== Variant Spellings  ====
 
==== Variant Spellings  ====
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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]]
  
 
== Genealogy Resources  ==
 
== Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== Church Records  ====
 
==== Church Records  ====
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{{AR Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
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{{AR Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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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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*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>
  
 
==== Naturalization  ====
 
==== Naturalization  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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{{AR Newspapers|Pike}}
  
 
==== Occupations  ====
 
==== Occupations  ====
  
 
==== Probate Records  ====
 
==== Probate Records  ====
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{{AR Probate Intro}}
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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{{AR Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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===== Marriage  =====
 
===== Marriage  =====
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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>
  
 
===== Death  =====
 
===== Death  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Websites ==
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== Websites  ==
 
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
 
 
[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  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
*'''1833--'''Pike County was created 1 November 1833&nbsp;from [[Clark County, Arkansas|Clark]]&nbsp;and [[Hempstead County, Arkansas|Hempstead]] Counties.
 
 
 
'''County seat:''' Murfreesboro <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 Pike County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
 
*[[Clark County, Arkansas|Clark]]
 
*[[Hempstead County, Arkansas|Hempstead]]
 
*[[Howard County, Arkansas|Howard]]
 
*[[Montgomery County, Arkansas|Montgomery]]
 
*[[Nevada County, Arkansas|Nevada]]
 
*[[Polk County, Arkansas|Polk]]
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
 
 
==== Church ====
 
 
 
{{AR Church Intro}}
 
 
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
 
==== Land ====
 
 
 
{{AR Land Intro}}
 
 
 
==== Local Histories ====
 
 
 
{{AR History Intro}}
 
 
 
==== Maps ====
 
 
 
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
 
 
 
==== 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, Pike County on page 191.]''<br>''
 
 
 
===== ''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; <sup>1</sup>Allen, Desmond Walls. ''The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)''&nbsp; (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas,1987).<br>
 
 
 
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==== Newspapers ====
 
 
 
{{AR Newspapers|Pike}}
 
 
 
==== Probate ====
 
 
 
{{AR Probate Intro}}
 
 
 
==== Taxation ====
 
 
 
{{AR Tax Intro}}
 
 
 
==== Vital Records ====
 
 
 
===== Marriage  =====
 
 
 
*'''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>
 
*'''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  ==
 
 
 
==== 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.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the 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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Founded November 1, 1833
County Seat Murfreesboro
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PO Box 219
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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]

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

1895


1895
1895

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.

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

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

Naturalization

Newspapers

Finding More Arkansas Newspapers Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Pike County, Arkansas Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


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. 69.
  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/d/d7/Arkansasnz.pdf.
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