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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Arkansas|Arkansas]]&nbsp;&gt; Praire'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Prairie_County,_Arkansas|Prairie County]]''  
  
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Guide to '''Prairie County Arkansas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Prairie County
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| state = Arkansas
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| founded year = 1846
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| founded date = November 25
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| seat wl = Des Arc
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| building address = [http://www.arkansasties.com/Prairie/DesArcCourtHouse.htm Prairie County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 278;<br>Des Arc, AR 72040-0278<br>Phone: 870.256.3741
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.arkansasties.com/Prairie/DesArcCourtHouse.htm Prairie County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 278;<br>Des Arc, AR 72040-0278<br>Phone: 870.256.3741
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<br>County Clerk in Devalls, Bluff, Arkansas has marriage, <br>divorce, probate, court and land records from 1885,<br>naturalization records 1907-1912 and military discharge <br>records from 1917<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 70.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Prairie County was created in 1846 from Pulaski &amp; Monroe counties.  
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*'''1846--'''Prairie County was created 25 November 1846&nbsp;from [[Pulaski County, Arkansas|Pulaski]]&nbsp;and [[Monroe County, Arkansas|Monroe]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Des Arc
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/littleriver/LRtwps.html History of Prairie County]&nbsp; Marilyn Sickel Prairie Co. ARGenweb<br>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Prairie County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Arkansas County, Arkansas|Arkansas]]
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*[[Lonoke County, Arkansas|Lonoke]]
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*[[Monroe County, Arkansas|Monroe]]
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*[[White County, Arkansas|White]]
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*[[Woodruff County, Arkansas|Woodruff]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/prairie/Cemetery/cemintro.htm Index to Prairie County Burials&nbsp;]&nbsp; this also has links to cemetery histories and listing.
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/prairie/Resources/courthouse.htm Federal Land Records in Prairie County&nbsp;]&nbsp; ARGenweb
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/AR/County/prairie.htm Map of Prairie County - 1895]&nbsp; Prairie Co.ARGenweb
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== '''''Civil War'''''  =====
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/prairie/REBELS/rebelltr.htm Confederate Patriots' Index]&nbsp; Marilyn Sickel&nbsp; Prairie Co. ARGenweb
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*Men from this county served in [[Louis' Company, Arkansas Militia|Louis' Company, Arkansas Militia (Confederate)]] and the [[1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles|1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles (Confederate)]]*.
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>*Allen, Desmond Walls.''First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifle's ''(Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 2.</sup><br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/prairie/Resources/courthouse.htm Wills and Probate]&nbsp; Prairie County ARGenweb
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/prairie/Resources/courthouse.htm Marriages]&nbsp;&nbsp; ARGenweb
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/prairie/Death/deathltr.htm Index to Prairie County Death Certificates&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp; beginning Feb 1, 1914 to 1947 - Marilyn Sickel&nbsp; Prairie County ARGenweb<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== 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  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194653&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Prairie&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog for this county].
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/prarie/ Prairie County]&nbsp;&nbsp; Prairie County ARGenweb
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. <br>
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*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Prairie|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Prairie/ Prairie County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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== References  ==
  
== References  ==
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Guide to Prairie County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Prairie County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 25, 1846
County Seat Des Arc
Courthouse
Address Prairie County Courthouse
PO Box 278;
Des Arc, AR 72040-0278
Phone: 870.256.3741
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County Courthouse

Prairie County Courthouse
PO Box 278;
Des Arc, AR 72040-0278
Phone: 870.256.3741


County Clerk in Devalls, Bluff, Arkansas has marriage,
divorce, probate, court and land records from 1885,
naturalization records 1907-1912 and military discharge
records from 1917[1]

History

Parent County

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Prairie County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

    *Allen, Desmond Walls.First Arkansas Confederate Mounted Rifle's (Desmond Walls Allen: Conway AR, 1988) p. 2.

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), p. 70.
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