The abstractions were made using microfilm provided by the Arkansas History Commission, Little Rock. The deaths in this book were taken from newspapers of Randolph County, Arkansas, for the following periods:
-August 1873 through August 1874
-May 1884 through July 1884
-July 1884 through July 1885
-Septermber 1885 through 1890
-January 1893 through May 1893
-November 22, 1894
-December 7, 1897
-January 1903 through December 1903
-January 1906 through December 1906
-January 1908 through December 1908
-January 1910 through December 1910
There are 771 deaths mentioned in this book... View More...
Washington County, located in the northwest corner of the state was established in 1828. The historical portion of the book is taken from the time of the founding of the county up to the time of the writing of the original book in the mid-1880s. The biographical portion are records submitted by the families themselves, therefore, they should be more accurate than other records. This book was originally published by Goodspeed Publishing in 1889, and was reprinted in 1978. 323 pages, surname index. Also includes Washington County Biographical Appendix, pages 910-1046.
Names include: Baggett, ... View More...
These records have been compiled from a microfilm copy of the Howard County, Arkansas marriage books A through F, entries beginning in 1873 and ending in 1902. Although most of the records were easy to read, the difficult entries were verified from the original books in the Howard County Courthouse. Over 3,500 marriages are recorded in this volume. 107 pages.
Names include: Berryman, Gortney, Malicote, Ozment, Puckett, Stinnett View More...
The 1865 sheriff's census of Washington County, Arkansas, is the only county census known to exist from this enumeration. Its importance lies in having been taken just nine months after the end of the Civil War when the county was still recovering from major loss of life and property." Destruction of homes, schools, farms, and businesses, and confiscation of livestock and crops was wrought by both Union and Confederate forces. Washington County's 442 claims for personal property reimbursement filed with the Southern Claims Commission after the war were by far the greatest number of any Arkansa... View More...
In 1840, prosperous farming families left North and South Carolina to trek in covered wagons to the unsettled Arkansas River Valley. Absorbing to read and rich with colorful detail, this is a story of the peopling of the western frontier and the ways in which hardship, religion, and a shared past bound settlers together into a lasting community. 139 pages, full name index.
Names include: Bigham, Dickey, Hughey, Oates, Quigg, Tiner View More...