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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] > Sebastian County''  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Sebastian County
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| county_map = Ar-sebastian.png
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| state = Arkansas
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| founded year = 1851
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| founded date = January 6
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| seat wl = Fort Smith
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| adoption_sign = Adoption ARGenWeb
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Sebastian County, Arkansas|Sebastian County]]''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Sebastian County Courthouse<br> 35 S 6th; <br>Fort Smith, AR 72901<br> Phone: 501.782.5065 <br>
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1865 <br>and probate records from 1866; Clerk Circuit&nbsp;<br> Court has divorce, court and land records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 70.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''1851--'''Sebastian County was created 6 January 1851&nbsp;from [[Scott County, Arkansas|Scott]], [[Polk County, Arkansas|Polk]], [[Crawford County, Arkansas|Crawford]], and [[Van Buren County, Arkansas|Van Buren]] Counties.
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'''County seat:''' Fort Smith <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 Sebastian 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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*[[Crawford County, Arkansas|Crawford]]
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*[[Franklin County, Arkansas|Franklin]]
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*[[LeFlore County, Oklahoma|LeFlore County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Logan County, Arkansas|Logan]]
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*[[Scott County, Arkansas|Scott]]
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*[[Sequoyah County, Oklahoma|Sequoyah County, Oklahoma]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battle was fought in&nbsp;Sebastian County.
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*September 1, 1863 =&nbsp;[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar009.htm Devil's Backbone], also known as&nbsp;Backbone Mountain<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar009.htm CivilWar Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012).</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ARmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.
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Men from this county served in the [[51st Regiment, Arkansas Militia|51st Regiment, Arkansas Militia]].
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Family History Centers<br>  ===
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Introduction to Family History Centers]]
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*[[Fort Smith Arkansas Family History Center]]&nbsp;
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**Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194678&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Sebastian&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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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+Sebastian|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Sebastian/ Sebastian County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)<br>
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'''A wkik article describing this collection is found at:'''
  
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[[Arkansas, Sebastian County Births and Deaths; Including Fort Smith Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Arkansas, Sabastian County Births and Deaths; Including Fort Smith Death Records (FamilySearch Histaorical Records)]]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 16:24, 15 October 2012

Sebastian County, Arkansas
Map
Map of Arkansas highlighting Sebastian County
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 6, 1851
County Seat Fort Smith
Courthouse
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United States Gotoarrow.png Arkansas Gotoarrow.png Sebastian County

County Courthouse

Sebastian County Courthouse
35 S 6th;
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Phone: 501.782.5065

County Clerk has marriage records from 1865
and probate records from 1866; Clerk Circuit 
Court has divorce, court and land records[1]

History

Parent County

County seat: Fort Smith [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Sebastian County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Sebastian County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.

Men from this county served in the 51st Regiment, Arkansas Militia.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

A wkik article describing this collection is found at:

Arkansas, Sabastian County Births and Deaths; Including Fort Smith Death Records (FamilySearch Histaorical Records)

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 70.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, CivilWar Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012).
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