Difference between revisions of "Washington County, Arkansas Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(Added link to Deed Records 1834-1991)
Line 72: Line 72:
 
[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/ Federal Land Patents]  
 
[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/ Federal Land Patents]  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/washington/land/washingt.txt Homestead and Cash Entry Patents Before 1908]  -  USGenWeb Washington County Archives www.co.washington.ar.us/index.aspx  
+
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/washington/land/washingt.txt Homestead and Cash Entry Patents Before 1908]  -  USGenWeb Washington County Archives [http://www.co.washington.ar.us/index.aspx?page=228 Land Records 1834-1991]
  
 
[http://www.co.washington.ar.us/index.aspx?page=228 Land Records 1834-1991]
 
[http://www.co.washington.ar.us/index.aspx?page=228 Land Records 1834-1991]

Revision as of 00:03, 26 May 2011

[http://www.co.washington.ar.us/index.aspx?page=228 ]United States  > Arkansas > Washington County

Adopt-a-wiki page
ARGenWeb.JPG This page adopted by:
ARGenWeb Project
who welcome you to contribute.
Adopt a page today
Washington County, Arkansas
Map
Map of Arkansas highlighting Washington County
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 17, 1828
County Seat Fayetteville
Courthouse



County Courthouse

History

Washington County is Arkansas's seventeenth county, formed on October 17, 1828, and named for George Washington, the first President of the United States.

   Parent County

  • 1828--Washington County was created 17 October 1828 from Crawford County.  County seat: Fayetteville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Elkins
Elm Springs
Farmington
Fayetteville
Goshen
Greenland
Johnson
Lincoln
Prairie Grove
Springdale
Tontitown
West Fork
Winslow

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court


Land

Federal Land Patents

Homestead and Cash Entry Patents Before 1908  -  USGenWeb Washington County Archives Land Records 1834-1991

Land Records 1834-1991

Local Histories

Maps

Gold Bug Historic Maps -  reflect changes in county

Interactive Battle Map for Arkansas

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, Washington County on page 191.]
  • 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.]
Mexican War
Civil War

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).