Arkansas counties local history research pine bluff jefferson. Arkansas arkansas census data part of the ualr college of business institute for. This site was created to give taxpayers the opportunity to pay their taxes online. White county arkansas historical society searcy, ar. During the american civil war, searcy county, arkansas had strong, prounion leanings, forming an organization known as the arkansas peace society. See more ideas about arkansas, searcy arkansas and house styles.
It was named for richard searcy, a pioneer in the arkansas territory. In the event of a vacancy in the office, the quorum court fills the vacancy by. Clean out the freezer with lake conway crappie cakes. Where can find searcy county birth, marriage, divorce and death records. Biographical and historical memoirs of conway county, arkansas. The city takes its name from richard searcy, a judge for the superior court of the. Searcy courthouse square 300 n spruce st, searcy, ar 72143.
May 24, 2018 this board is for pictures of old buildings and structures from searcy county s past. Searcy county was created in 1838 from a part of madison county. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in arkansas county, arkansas. The historical society fosters an appreciation of the past, with an emphasis on local history. Location of searcy county in arkansas this is a list of the national register of historic places listings in searcy county, arkansas. Lawrence county, arkansas mother of counties, organized in 1815. Interested individuals may want to check out the arkansas county argenweb page. The white county arkansas historical society, located in searcy, ar, is a local organization dedicated to studying and preserving the history of searcy. The lawrence county historical society of arkansas is a nonprofit organization devoted to the preservation of the history of lawrence county, arkansas search for. Delta rivers nature center still recovering from flood. County history and genealogy books the books in this section are all printed books most are hardbound, and are not cds or dvds. Goodspeeds 1894 a reminiscent history of the ozark region. The county seat is at clinton and the courthouse address is.
Forms for pleadings and practice in the state of arkansas jefferson city, mo. Searcy county photographs this is a view of leslie, ar, ca 1905. Bibles, biographies, cemeteries, census, genealogy, newspapers, obituaries, vitals. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months new customers receive 15% off your. The book covers the lepanto, ar, areas view of the making of the movie, a painted house, which is based on a book by the same name written by john grisham. Apr 16, 2010 open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Many tribes used arkansas as their hunting lands but the main tribe was the quapaw, who settled in the arkansas delta upon moving south from illinois. He came to arkansas county in about 1847 and settled near st. It was named for martin van buren, president of the united states, who was vice president at the time of the county s formation. Arkansas history unit 1 intranet rogers school district. Cemeteries union county, arkansas book seven a history of methodist churches in union. History and folklore of searcy county, arkansas by mary frances harrell, 1977, new leaf press edition, in english.
From evidence left in mounds and bluffs, including pottery and stone implements, we know that people have been living in the region that is now arkansas for thousands of years. During the national health crisis, arkansas heritage is encouraging citizens to take advantage of drive by history by researching historic sites in their county. Local history and genealogy room collection baxter county library. Biographical and historical memoirs of eastern arkansas, comprising a condensed history of the state, a number of biographies of distinguished citizens of the same, a brief descriptive history of each of the counties by goodspeed publishing co. Source book 9780892210435 by harrell, mary frances and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books. Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
This database contains both biographical and historical memoirs of conway county, arkansas. Genealogy websites craighead county jonesboro public library. Searcy county, arkansas is a place to share thoughts, photographs, and history from your ozark memories. Arkansas history 1st semester pacing guide the rogers school district is committed to providing an environment of educational excellence where all belong, all learn, and all succeed. A vinyl sheet has been added to protect the tricolor front cover. List of books and articles about arkansas history online. Read each book description for publication and condition details and price. The county assessor is an elected official in county government. Biographical and historical memoirs of eastern arkansas. This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the national register of historic places in searcy county, arkansas, united states. The constitution of the state of arkansas provides for the election of the assessor to a fouryear term of office with the requirements that heshe be a qualified elector and resident of the county. The lawrence county historical society of arkansas is a nonprofit organization devoted to the preservation of the history of lawrence county, arkansas. The chocolate roll is a dessert endemic to searcy but little known outside the near region. History of washington county arkansas hardcover january 1, 1989 by joseph c.
The history of arkansas began millennia ago when humans first crossed into north america. The first county seat was lebanon, but marshall originally burrowville became the seat of justice in 1856. Searcy county, arkansas genealogy genealogy familysearch wiki. History of benton, washington, carroll, madison, crawford, franklin, and sebastian counties, arkansas. Arkansas post was abandoned after an intense scheme to take over the mississippi valley backfired. Arkansas county, arkansas genealogy trails history group. Searcy county arkansas genealogy archives, marshall, arkansas. This title includes the history and genealogy for a total of twelve different arkansas counties and sixteen different missouri counties in the ozark region. Federal population schedules are available for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 free index, 1890 fragment, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940. The second chapter delves into the history of conway county. The ancestors of the indians were first to inhabit the region.
Searcy county, arkansas genealogy trails history group. Dec 05, 2010 open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The county was formed december, 1838, from a portion of marion county and named for richard searcy, the first clerk and judge in the arkansas territory. In 1971, arkansas and oklahoma joined in the arkansas river navigation system, a project that developed the arkansas river basin to provide water transportation to the mississippi. County history and genealogy books hearthstone legacy. From the earliest time to the present, including a department devoted to the preservation of sundry personal, business, professional and private records. The landscape of searcy county is rugged ozark mountains. Early communities, schools and churches in boone county arkansas. An important resource for the study and research of washington.
See more ideas about arkansas, old buildings and pictures. History and folklore of searcy county, arkansas by mary frances harrell. For instance, the washington county historical society recently produced an annotated bibliography on black settlers of washington county, arkansas, to help researchers who want to study the african american pioneers of the county. The accepted payment method is with a visa, mastercard, american express, discover credit card, or an electronic check. After a noteworthy constitution was drafted and accepted by the people, arkansas became the 25th state of america. Source book 9780892210435 by harrell, mary frances and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Federal census mortality schedules, 18501880 searcy county, arkansas source. Arkansas history the history of arkansas state the us50. Guide to arkansas county, arkansas ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth. Searcy county arkansas genealogy archives photos facebook. You may go to the searcy county health department to obtain a. Guide to searcy county, arkansas ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth. The books listed here are books that were not published by hearthstone legacy publications. We are an archive for genealogy, history, maps and photos.
Taxes paid online will be credited to your account within 48 hours. Searcy county the county was formed december, 1838, from a portion of marion county and named for richard searcy, the first clerk and judge in the arkansas territory. County marriage books bs index 18811951 in arkansas, county marriages. Notable resources arkansas genealogy research guides at. Significant arkansas history throughout the eighteenth century is fairly brief. The history of arkansas denotes more than 60,000 people resided in arkansas by 1836 throughout the prairies, mountains, and by the lakes. While not complete, the interviews are convenienty arranged by county. History and folklore of searcy county, arkansas open library. History and folklore of searcy county, arkansas 1977 edition. Welcome to the searcy county tax collector epayment service site. Discover the most important events in arkansas history, and its culture and the communities throughout time. From the convenience of your office or home you can research property sales histories, commercial and residential building descriptions, and legal descriptions these are the counties currently served by this site. Van buren county the county was formed on november 11, 1833, from parts of conway, independence, izard counties.
Arkansas county, part of the arkansas genweb project. White county fairgrounds 802 davis dr, searcy, ar 72143. National register of historic places listings in searcy. If youre a fan of arkansas, then you probably dont need to be told that the mockingbird is its official state bird or that the apple blossom has. A family named rust came to arkansas county at about the same time, and john melby henderson iii later married one of the rust girls, who was a descendant of one of the first settlers of virginia. The history of columbia county arkansas a plus print. In the early 1990s, the arkansas based walmart merchandise chain, founded by arkansan sam walton in 1962 as a smalltown discount store, became the largest retailer. The books in this section are all printed books most are hardbound, and are not cds or dvds. Besides a valuable fund of notes, original observations, etc. Early days in columbia county, ar, are recalled in this spiral bound book, a reprint of history of columbia county by nettie hicks killgore, originally published in 1947. An informative and historical overview of washington county, arkansas including two separate sections on one cd which include 4 historical maps 1855, 1895, 1898, and 1915. History of northeast arkansas by goodspeed publishing company staff. Forty years later both arkansas and the louisiana territory was surrendered by france, yet french soldiers stay on at the arkansas post, the capital of the region.
The city of searcy, arkansas, some seventy miles away, shares the name despite having never been. The historical society itself conducts research into the history of washington county. Arkansas county, arkansas genealogy genealogy familysearch. The buffalo national river, americas first national river, angles across the county with huge limestone bluffs and is a. History, folklore and random trivia is a fun book that explores a rural arkansan county which has a deep history spanning back more than ten thousand years, and a rich cultureand more than a little mystery. During this time, the major industry in leslie was the production of barrel staves and railroad ties. What marion county, ar census records are available. The mission of the arkansas historical association is to promote the preservation, writing, publishing, teaching and understanding of arkansas state history through the publication of the arkansas historical quarterly as well as other activities. Rootsweb please, add your favorite websites to this page. History and folklore of searcy county, arkansas 1977. Library history preserving the past building the future serving searcy county arkansas since 1961.
It is the principal city of the searcy, ar micropolitan statistical area which encompasses all of white county. Searcy county arkansas chamber of commerce home facebook. Searcy to west point 18771910 the searcy and des arc railroad company was incorporated to consolidate the searcy and west point railroad company and the des arc and northern railway company to form a continuous line of railroad from searcy, in white county, to des arc, in prairie county, in the state of arkansas 25 miles. Features brief history, vital records, family histories, reunions, photographs, schools, cemeteries, photographs, and other information for researchers. The first contains information dealing primarily with the geographical and topographical features of the state. Searcy county, arkansas history and genealogy including.
Free shipping and more for millionaires club members. Discover the challenges that confronted the earliest european settlers. Searcy county arkansas genealogy archives facebook. According to 2018 census bureau estimates, the population of the city is 23,768. Searcy county arkansas chamber of commerce, marshall, arkansas. There are many types of census records for marion county guide you in researching your family tree.1329 688 753 853 292 928 863 1322 155 102 623 788 324 913 25 286 242 863 1420 717 832 270 813 553 135 1425 734 767 982 636 754 540 577 1134 1049 1332 996 854 706 1102 880 511 1209 282 1442