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Guide to '''Washington County, Arkansas ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized=  October 17,  1828
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|county seat= Fayetteville
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|parent county= [[Crawford County, Arkansas Genealogy|Lovely]]<ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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|county1= [[Adair County, Oklahoma Genealogy|Adair (OK)]]
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|county2= [[Benton County, Arkansas Genealogy|Benton]]
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|county3= [[Crawford County, Arkansas Genealogy|Crawford]]
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|county4= [[Madison County, Arkansas Genealogy|Madison]]</br><center>[[Washington County, Arkansas Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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[[Image:PrairieGroveBattlefield.jpg|thumb|right|200px|<center>Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park (ACW), Washington County, Arkansas by Justin Fisher</center>]]
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== County Information ==
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=== Description ===
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The county was named for George Washington.<ref>Genealogy Trails History Group, “Washington County, Arkansas Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ark/wash/</ref>
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It is located in the northwest area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Washington County," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_County,_Arkansas</ref>
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{AR Courthouse Intro|Washington}}
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'''Washington County Courthouse'''<br>280 N College Ave #300<br>Fayetteville, AR 72701<br>Phone: 501.444.1711<br>[http://www.co.washington.ar.us/ Washington County Website]<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1845 and probate records from 1828; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, court and land records; <br>City Librarian has cemetery records<ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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=== Washington County, Arkansas ===
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{{AR Records Intro}}
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major Records<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Arkansas. Page 71 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 67.</ref>'''</center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Washington County, Arkansas Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Washington County, Arkansas Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Washington County, Arkansas Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Washington County, Arkansas Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Washington County, Arkansas Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Washington County, Arkansas Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Washington County, Arkansas Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1914*
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1845
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1914*
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1835
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1834
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1828
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1830
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| colspan="7" | <center>*State birth and death records began in 1914. Limited compliance until 1920's</center>
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=== Record Loss ===
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'''1861 thru 1864'''  Some records missing.
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Also, probate and will records, A and B, have been stolen.<br><br>
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{AR Boundary Changes Intro|Washington}}
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*'''1828--'''Washington County was created 17 October 1828&nbsp;from [[Crawford County, Arkansas Genealogy|Lovely]] County.
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*[http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=2940 Encyclopedia of Arkansas 2940]
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*[http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=813 Encyclopedia of Arkansas 813]
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*'''County seat:''' Fayetteville<ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> <br>
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For animated maps illustrating Arkansas county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/arkansas/ "Rotating Formation Arkansas County Boundary Maps"] (1813-1925) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
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=== Populated Places ===
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For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://arkansas.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,143,c,washington.cfm Hometown Locator].
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The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Washington County, Arkansas," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_County,_Arkansas, accessed 3 October 2018.</ref>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elkins,_Arkansas Elkins]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elm_Springs,_Arkansas Elm Springs] (partly in Benton County)
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farmington,_Arkansas Farmington]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fayetteville,_Arkansas Fayetteville (county seat)]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goshen,_Arkansas Goshen]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenland,_Arkansas Greenland]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnson,_Arkansas Johnson]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln,_Arkansas Lincoln]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prairie_Grove,_Arkansas Prairie Grove]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springdale,_Arkansas Springdale] (partly in Benton County)</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tontitown,_Arkansas Tontitown]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Fork,_Arkansas West Fork]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winslow,_Arkansas Winslow]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cincinnati,_Arkansas Cincinnati]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canehill,_Arkansas Canehill]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summers,_Arkansas Summers]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Boston]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brush_Creek_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Brush Creek]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cane_Hill_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Cane Hill]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Center_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Center]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cove_Creek_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Cove Creek]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crawford_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Crawford]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Durham_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Durham]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_Mills_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Dutch Mills]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elkins_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Elkins] ([https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elkins,_Arkansas Elkins])
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elm_Springs_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Elm Springs] ([https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elm_Springs,_Arkansas Elm Springs])
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farmington_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Farmington] ([https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farmington,_Arkansas Farmington])
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fayetteville_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Fayetteville] ([https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fayetteville,_Arkansas Fayetteville])
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goshen_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Goshen] ([https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goshen,_Arkansas Goshen])</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenland_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Greenland] ([https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenland,_Arkansas Greenland])
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harmon_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Harmon]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illinois_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Illinois]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnson_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Johnson] ([https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnson,_Arkansas Johnson])
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee's_Creek_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Lee's Creek]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Lincoln] ([https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln,_Arkansas Lincoln])
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Litteral_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Litteral]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marrs_Hill_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Mars Hill]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morrow_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Morrow]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prairie_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Prairie]
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*Prairie Grove ([https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prairie_Grove,_Arkansas Prairie Grove])
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reed_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Reed]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhea's_Mill_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Rhea's Mill]</div>
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*Richland
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*Springdale (most of [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springdale,_Arkansas Springdale])
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starr_Hill_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Starr Hill]
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*Tontitown (*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tontitown,_Arkansas Tontitown])
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*Valley
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*Vineyard
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wedington_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Wedington]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Fork_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas West Fork] ([https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Fork,_Arkansas West Fork])
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*White River
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winslow_Township,_Washington_County,_Arkansas Winslow] ([https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winslow,_Arkansas Winslow])
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*Wyman</div>
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{AR Historical Timeline Intro|Washington}}
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Emphasis for this timeline is on events that affected migration, records, or record-keeping. Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were taken from the Washington County page on the website, [http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/ The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture].  <ref>Matthew Bryan Kirkpatrick, ''The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture,'' (http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=813&type=Category&item=Counties&parent=Counties%2c+Cities%2c+and+Towns&grandparent=+%3a+accessed+January+6%2c+2016)%2c : accessed January 18, 2016), “Washington County.”</ref>
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== Resources ==
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{{AR Resources Intro|Washington}}
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{AR Bible Intro|Washington}}
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=== Biographies  ===
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{{AR Biographies Intro|Washington}}
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*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/arkansas-counties/washington-county-arkansas-genealogy-biographies.asp Family Biographies from The History of Washington County, Arkansas] (1889) published by Goodspeed are available free on the My Genealogy Hound website.
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{AR Business Records Intro|Washington}}
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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{{AR Cemeteries Intro| Washington}}
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Washington, Arkansas''' online and in print</center>
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/washington/ ARGenWeb]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/washington/washington.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/arkansas/washington.html Tombstone Project]
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*[http://arkansasgravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=60  Arkansas Gravestones]
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/ar/washington.htm Cemetery Records by Interment]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/#/ Billion Graves]
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*{{FHL|355953|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[https://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=washington%2C+Arkansas+cemeteries+ WorldCat]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=4&CScnty=164 Findagrave.com]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?cemetery_country=United%20States&cemetery_state=Arkansas&cemetery_county=washington&year_range=5&size=15 Billion Graves]
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=11746&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=104&stateAbbv=&stateName= Arkansas Cemeteries by epodunk]
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/arkansas-cemetery-records.htm Cemetery Records by Accessgenealogy]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"|<center>See '''[https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Arkansas_Cemeteries Arkansas Cemeteries]''' for more information</center>
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=== Census Records ===
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{{AR Census Intro|Washington}}
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{{Historical populations
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_County,_Arkansas#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".]
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|1830 |2182
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|1840 |7148
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|1850 |9970
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|1860 |14673
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|1870 |17266
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|1880 |23844
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|1890 |32024
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|1900 |34256
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|1910 |33889
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|1920 |35468
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|1930 |39255
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|1940 |41114
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|1950 |49979
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|1960 |55797
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|1970 |77370
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|1980 |100494
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|1990 |113409
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|2000 |157715
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|2010 |203065
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*[http://mikajackson.tripod.com/wa30.html 1830 Census]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Tripod&nbsp; Mika Jackson
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*[http://mikajackson.tripod.com/wa40.html 1840 Census]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Tripod&nbsp; Mika Jackson
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*[http://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ar/washington/1850/ 1850 Census with Index] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Washington County Archives
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=== Church Records ===
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{{AR Church Intro|Washington}}
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*'''1875-1899''' - {{RecordSearch|2790263|Nebraska, Church Records, 1875-1899}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/WEBAR/fayetteville.htm Churches in Fayetteville AR]&nbsp; -&nbsp; ChurchAngel
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/WEBAR/springdale.htm Churches in Springdale, AR]&nbsp; -&nbsp; ChurchAngel
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=== Court Records ===
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{{AR Court Intro|Washington}}
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*[http://www.co.washington.ar.us/Archives/CircuitClerk.htm Records Inventory &amp; Retention Schedule<br>Circuit Clerk &amp; Recorder]
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=== Directories ===
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{{AR Directories Intro|Washington}}
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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{{AR Emigration Intro|Washington}}
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{AR Ethnic Groups Intro|Washington}}
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
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{{AR Funeral Homes Intro|Washington}}
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=== Genealogies  ===
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{{AR Genealogies Intro|Washington}}
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*Biographies from The History of Washington County, Arkansas (1889) published by Goodspeed Publishing Company are available free on the [http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/arkansas-counties/washington-county-arkansas-genealogy-biographies.asp My Genealogy Hound] website.
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{AR Guardianship Intro|Washington}}
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{AR Land Intro|Washington}}
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[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/ Federal Land Patents],&nbsp;[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/washington/land/washingt.txt Homestead and Cash Entry Patents Before 1908]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Washington County Archives,&nbsp; [http://www.co.washington.ar.us/index.aspx?page=228 Land Records 1834-1991], [http://www.faylib.org/genealogy-dbase/land.asp?grantor=o%27bryan&grantee=&date= Fayetteville Public Library Land Index, 1830-1903 ]
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[http://www.co.washington.ar.us/index.aspx?page=228 Washington County Archives Land Records]
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{AR Histories Intro|Washington}}
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{{AR History Intro}}
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/washington/postcards/ Penny Postcards from Washington County]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Washington County Archives
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*[http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/AR/Washington/vacant.html National Register] of Historic Places for Washington County AR
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*[http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query American Memory for Washington County]&nbsp;- Library of Congress
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/washington/misc/1stcollege.html St. John's College of Arkansas]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Washington County ARGenWeb
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*[http://webapps.faylib.org/genealogy-dbase/school.asp School Records Index]covers early 1900s and is courtesy of the Fayetteville Public Library
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*'''''History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas'''''. Chicago, IL, USA: Goodspeed Publishing, 1889. Online at: [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7931 Ancestry.com] ($)
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{AR Maps Intro|Washington}}
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{{NE Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{AR Washington County}}}}
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/arkansas/ Maps of Arkansas (1813-1925)]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/v2/search/ Family Maps of Washington County, Arkansas Genealogy] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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*[http://www.goldbug.com/ Gold Bug Historic Maps] -&nbsp; reflect changes in county boundaries
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*[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/ARmap.htm Interactive Battle Map] for Arkansas
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*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/arkansas-maps/ar-washington-county-arkansas-1909-map.html Map of 1909 Washington County, Arkansas] with numerous small settlements. (My Genealogy Hound)
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=== Migration ===
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{{AR Migration Intro|Washington}}
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=== Military Records ===
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{{AR Military Intro|Washington}}
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==== Revolutionary War ====
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{{AR Revolutionary War Intro|Washington}}
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*''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 [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books]. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Arkansas, Washington County on page 191.]
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*''Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions''. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include&nbsp;"an Added Index to States." {{FHL|287870|item}} 973 M24ur; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48141 Ancestry] ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]
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==== Mexican War ====
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{{AR Mexican War Intro|Washington}}
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/washington/misc/MexiWarRoster.html Fayetteville Roster Mexican War]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Washington County ARGenWeb
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==== Civil War ====
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{{AR Civil War Intro|Washington}}
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Civil War service men from Washington County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Washington County.
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:- [[1st Battalion, Arkansas Cavalry (Stirman's) (Confederate)|1st Battalion, Arkansas Cavalry (Stirman's) (Confederate)]], Companies D and E
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:- [[16th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)|16th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry&nbsp;(Confederate)]], Company G
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:- [[17th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Griffith's) (Confederate)|17th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Griffith's) (Confederate)]], Companies D and E
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:- [[34th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)|34th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry&nbsp;(Confederate)]], Companies A, B, C, H and K
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:- [[Witherspoon's Battalion, Arkansas Cavalry (Confederate)|Witherspoon's Battalion, Arkansas Cavalry (Confederate)]]
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:- [[1st Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|1st Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]]
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:- [[1st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Union)|1st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Union)]]<ref>Arkansas, Adjutant General's Office, ''Report of the Adjutant General of Arkansas, for the period of the late rebellion, and to November 1, 1866,'' (Bethesda, Maryland: University Publications of America, c1990) {{FHL|755667|item|disp=FHL fiche 6082312}}</ref>
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)]]<ref>Desmond Walls Allen, ''Third Arkansas Union Cavalry,'' (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1987) {{FHL|664007|item|disp=FHL book 976.7 M28dc}}</ref>Company C
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'''Online Records
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932392|Arkansas Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1890-1963''' - {{RecordSearch|2126715|Arkansas Confederate Soldier Home,1890-1963}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1891-1939''' - {{RecordSearch|1921864|Arkansas Ex-Confederate Pension Records, 1891-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1901-1929''' - {{RecordSearch|1837922|Arkansas Confederate Pensions, 1901-1929}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~arwccs/Washington/confederateindex.html Confederate Soldiers Buried in Washington County] - Washington County ARGenWeb
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/washington/misc/cwbios.html Arkansas Civil War Biographies] - Washington County ARGenWeb
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*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~arpgcudc/ United Daughters of Confederacy] - Prairie Grove, Arkansas
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Also see [[Arkansas in the Civil War|Arkansas in the Civil War]]
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'''''Civil War Battle'''''<br>
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The following Civil War battles were fought in Washington County.
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*November 28, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar004.htm Cane Hill] also known as Canehill, Boston Mountains<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar004.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012).</ref>
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*December 7, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar005.htm Prairie Grove] also known as Fayetteville<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ar005.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 15 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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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{AR Naturalization Intro|Washington}}
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{AR Newspapers Intro|Washington}}
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'''Historical online newspapers
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=51804 Northwest Arkansas Times], July 1937 - December 1977 at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6511 Fayetteville Democrat], August 1917 - October 1923 at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=50078 Daily Fayetteville Democrat] (Fayetteville, Arkansas), July 1915 - July 1916 at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6653 Fayetteville Daily Democrat] (Fayetteville, Arkansas), February 1921 - July 1936 at Ancestry.com ($)
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'''Current online newspapers
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*[http://www.nwaonline.com/ Northwest Arkansas Times and others Online]
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*[http://www.nwaonline.com/ Northwest Arkansas Times]
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*[http://www.freeweekly.com/ Fayetteville Free Weekly]
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{{AR Newspapers|Washington}}
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{AR Obituaries Intro|Washington}}
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/washington/misc/obits/obits.html Obituaries] submitted to Washington County ARGenWeb
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*[http://webapps.faylib.org/genealogy-dbase/obituary.asp Obituary Records: 1868-2010] | Courtesy of the Fayetteville Public Library | This index covers three newspapers: Northwest Arkansas Times, Fayetteville Weekly Democrate and the Fayetteville Daily Democrate
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=== Other Records ===
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{{AR Other Records Intro|Washington}}
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=== Periodicals ===
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{{AR Periodicals Intro|Washington}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{AR Probate Intro|Washington}}
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'''Online Probate Records
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*'''1783 - 1998''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8638 Arkansas Wills and Probate Records 1783-1998] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1829 - 1931''' - [https://www.sampubco.com/wills/ar/arwashington01.htm Washington County Arkansas list of will book testators SAMPUBCO] - Browsable index of testators of wills - free
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*'''1817 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|2061549|Arkansas Probate Records 1817-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — free images
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FM7QC-K3J%3A353227201%3Fcc%3D2061549 Probate Records 1829-1931] Washington County portion of the collection: {{RecordSearch|2061549|''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979''|access=browse}}: ''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979'' FamilySearch Historical Collections - free images
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**Includes:
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**'''1840 - 1905''' - Letters of administration
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**'''1841 - 1905''' - Letters testamentary
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**'''1837 - 1886''' - Probate records
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**'''1889 - 1931''' - Will Books
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=== School Records ===
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{{AR Schools Intro|Washington}}
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{AR Tax Intro|Washington}}
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{AR Vital Intro|Washington}}
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==== Birth ====
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{{AR Birth Intro|Washington}}
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*'''1900 - 1953''' - Washington County Birth Index 1900-1953. Batch {{IGI|C750893}} at FamilySearch - free.
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==== Marriage ====
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{{AR Marriage Intro|Washington}}
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*'''1779-1966''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=ar%2carkansas Arkansas, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
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*'''1845 - 1941''' - [http://www.co.washington.ar.us/Information/Marriage/MarriageDocumentSearch.asp?S=Y Washington County Archive Marriage Record Search, 1845-1941]
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*'''1845 - 1922''' - Washington County Marriage Books D-R Index 1845-1922 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/d/d7/Arkansasnz.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1860 - 1976''' - {{RecordSearch|2546158|Arkansas Church Marriages, 1860-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1887 - 1949''' - Washington County Marriage Books I-Z, A1-C1 Index 1887-1949 in {{RecordSearch|1417439|Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="hc">FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "[[Arkansas_County_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|Arkansas County Marriages - FamilySearch Historical Records]]," in ''FamilySearch Wiki.''</ref>
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/washington/marriages.html Washington County Marriages] -&nbsp; submitted to Washington County ARGenWeb
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*[http://www.genwed.com/arkansas/armarriages3.htm Arkansas Marriage Records]&nbsp; -&nbsp; GenWed.com
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==== Death ====
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{{AR Death Intro|Washington}}
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/washington/misc/obits/obits.html Obituaries] submitted to Washington County ARGenWeb
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&nbsp;[http://www.arkansasresearch.com/COS/Wash/WashingtonCoDeathIndex1914.htm Washington County Death Records Index 1914-1923]
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==== Divorce ====
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{{AR Divorce Intro|Washington}}
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{AR Research Facilities Intro|Washington}}
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=== Archives ===
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{{AR Archives Intro|Washington}}
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=== Family History Centers ===
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}
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*[[Springdale Arkansas Jones Family Center Family History Center]]
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=== Libraries ===
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{{AR Libraries Intro|Washington}}
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=== Museums ===
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{{AR Museums Intro|Washington}}
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== Societies ==
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{{AR Societies Intro|Washington}}
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== Websites ==
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{{AR Websites Intro|Washington}}
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* [http://www.argenweb.net/washington/ ARGenWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/washington/washington.htm USGenWeb Archives]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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* [https://web.archive.org/web/20150517133303/http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/AR/Washington/ RootsWeb resources]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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* [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Washington/ Linkpendium]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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* [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/ar/counties/washington/ CyndisList]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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*{{FHL Place IDNum|194704|Arkansas|Washington}}- The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
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== Research Guides ==
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{{AR Research Guides Intro|Washington}}
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== References ==
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<references />
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{{Arkansas|Arkansas}}
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Latest revision as of 14:18, 16 August 2019

 

Guide to Washington County, Arkansas ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Facts
County seat: Fayetteville
Organized: October 17, 1828
Parent County(s): Lovely[1]
Neighboring Counties
Adair (OK)  • Benton  • Crawford  • Madison
See County Maps
Courthouse
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Location Map
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Adoption
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park (ACW), Washington County, Arkansas by Justin Fisher

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The county was named for George Washington.[2] It is located in the northwest area of the state.[3]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Washington County Courthouse
280 N College Ave #300
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: 501.444.1711
Washington County Website

County Clerk has marriage records from 1845 and probate records from 1828;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, court and land records;
City Librarian has cemetery records[4]


Washington County, Arkansas[edit | edit source]

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major Records[5]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1914* 1845 1914* 1835 1834 1828 1830
*State birth and death records began in 1914. Limited compliance until 1920's

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

1861 thru 1864 Some records missing. Also, probate and will records, A and B, have been stolen.

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Arkansas county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Arkansas County Boundary Maps" (1813-1925) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit Hometown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[7]

Cities
Unincorporated communities
Townships


History Timeline[edit | edit source]

Emphasis for this timeline is on events that affected migration, records, or record-keeping. Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were taken from the Washington County page on the website, The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture. [8]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

Business, Commerce, and Occupations[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Washington, Arkansas online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
TombstoneTranscriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Arkansas Cemeteries for more information

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1830 2,182
1840 7,148 227.6%
1850 9,970 39.5%
1860 14,673 47.2%
1870 17,266 17.7%
1880 23,844 38.1%
1890 32,024 34.3%
1900 34,256 7.0%
1910 33,889 −1.1%
1920 35,468 4.7%
1930 39,255 10.7%
1940 41,114 4.7%
1950 49,979 21.6%
1960 55,797 11.6%
1970 77,370 38.7%
1980 100,494 29.9%
1990 113,409 12.9%
2000 157,715 39.1%
2010 203,065 28.8%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

  • Biographies from The History of Washington County, Arkansas (1889) published by Goodspeed Publishing Company are available free on the My Genealogy Hound website.

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

Land and Property Records[edit | edit source]

Federal Land PatentsHomestead and Cash Entry Patents Before 1908  -  USGenWeb Washington County Archives,  Land Records 1834-1991, Fayetteville Public Library Land Index, 1830-1903

Washington County Archives Land Records

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for {{{1}}} County. They may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. Click for a brief Timeline History of the county. For more about local histories, see Arkansas Local Histories.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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for more resources


Migration[edit | edit source]

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Revolutionary War[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Civil War service men from Washington County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Washington County.

- 1st Battalion, Arkansas Cavalry (Stirman's) (Confederate), Companies D and E
- 16th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate), Company G
- 17th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Griffith's) (Confederate), Companies D and E
- 34th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate), Companies A, B, C, H and K
- Witherspoon's Battalion, Arkansas Cavalry (Confederate)
- 1st Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)
- 1st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Union)[9]
- 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)[10]Company C

Online Records

Also see Arkansas in the Civil War

Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in Washington County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Arkansas

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Historical online newspapers

Current online newspapers

Finding More Arkansas Newspapers Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Washington County, Arkansas Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


Obituaries[edit | edit source]

  • Obituaries submitted to Washington County ARGenWeb
  • Obituary Records: 1868-2010 | Courtesy of the Fayetteville Public Library | This index covers three newspapers: Northwest Arkansas Times, Fayetteville Weekly Democrate and the Fayetteville Daily Democrate

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Online Probate Records

School Records[edit | edit source]

Tax Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Birth[edit | edit source]

Birth Records reveal
Yes or Maybe
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In 1877, a few county and city clerks[13] started keeping birth and death records.

In 1914, the state law required all county clerks to record births and forward them to the state.

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See also: • Arkansas Online Genealogy Records, • How to Find Arkansas Birth Records and • Arkansas Vital Records—Birth.

  • 1900 - 1953 - Washington County Birth Index 1900-1953. Batch C750893 at FamilySearch - free.

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]

  • Obituaries submitted to Washington County ARGenWeb

 Washington County Death Records Index 1914-1923

Divorce[edit | edit source]

Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

  • ARGenWeb. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
  • USGenWeb Archives. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
  • RootsWeb resources. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
  • Linkpendium. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
  • CyndisList. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
  • FamilySearch Catalog - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use Historical Records to search for specific individuals in genealogical records

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Genealogy Trails History Group, “Washington County, Arkansas Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ark/wash/
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "Washington County," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_County,_Arkansas
  4. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
  5. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Arkansas. Page 71 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 67.
  6. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
  7. Wikipedia contributors, "Washington County, Arkansas," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_County,_Arkansas, accessed 3 October 2018.
  8. Matthew Bryan Kirkpatrick, The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture, (http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=813&type=Category&item=Counties&parent=Counties%2c+Cities%2c+and+Towns&grandparent=+%3a+accessed+January+6%2c+2016)%2c : accessed January 18, 2016), “Washington County.”
  9. Arkansas, Adjutant General's Office, Report of the Adjutant General of Arkansas, for the period of the late rebellion, and to November 1, 1866, (Bethesda, Maryland: University Publications of America, c1990) FHL fiche 6082312
  10. Desmond Walls Allen, Third Arkansas Union Cavalry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1987) FHL book 976.7 M28dc
  11. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012).
  12. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August 2012).
  13. such as Sebastian County (Fort Smith) and Pulaski County (Little Rock) (No entry in FamilySearch Catalog found for Pulaski County nor for Little Rock, Aug 2014)
  14. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/d/d7/Arkansasnz.pdf.
  15. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages - FamilySearch Historical Records," in FamilySearch Wiki.