Poinsett County, Arkansas Genealogy

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Guide to Poinsett County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Poinsett County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Facts
Founded February 28, 1838
County Seat Harrisburg
Courthouse
Address Poinsett County Courthouse
401 Market Street
Harrisburg, AR 72432
Phone: 870.578.4410
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County Courthouse

Poinsett County Courthouse
401 Market Street
Harrisburg, AR 72432
Phone: 870.578.4410

Court Clerk has marriage records from 1873 and probate records; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, court and land records.[1]

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

1873




History

Parent County

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

County seat: Harrisburg [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Poinsett County boundary changes.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Places/Localities

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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
  • 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.]

Naturalization

Newspapers

Finding More Arkansas Newspapers Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Poinsett 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. 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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