Poinsett County, Arkansas Genealogy

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Poinsett County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Founded February 28, 1838
County Seat Harrisburg
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Poinsett County; 401 Market St; Harrisburg, AR 72432; Ph. 870.578.4410 Details: (Co Clk has m rec from 1873 & pro rec; Clk Cir Ct has div, ct & land rec)

History

Parent County

  • 1838--Poinsett County was created 28 February 1838 from Greene and St. Francis Counties.

County seat: Harrisburg [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Poinsett County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include "an Added Index to States." FHL Collection 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]

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).

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