Arkansas Genealogy

Antioch Cemetery, Hatfield, Arkansas

Antioch Cemetery, Hatfield, Arkansas

Location & Information Two Miles North of Hatfield, Arkansas, on Highway 71Section 13, Township 3 South, Range 32 WestParcel # 0000-10460-0000 The first people to settle on the land where the cemetery is located were the Floyds, who moved to Polk County from Georgia. Mr. Floyd was the great grandfather of Mrs. Joe Anders of …

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Polk County from the 1854 Colton Railroad and Township Map

Aleshire Cemetery, Shady, Arkansas

Location & Information The directions and information pertaining to this cemetery was given by Mary Lee Aleshire Andrews and Charley Aleshire of Cove, Arkansas. Because the two graves, located on the old homestead of J. S. Aleshire, are not marked some specific directions have been given for the purpose of preserving a record of this …

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Board Camp Cemetery, Board Camp, Arkansas

Board Camp Cemetery, Board Camp, Arkansas

Location Nine and one-half miles East of Mena on Highway 8, behind the Primitive Baptist Church on the South Side of the highway. NW, Section 33, Township 2 South, Range 29 West County records reflect this as New Prospect Cemetery Parcel #2548 ? History Mr. W. A. Miller, grandfather of Marcus Miller and Mrs. Ella …

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Carroll County from the 1875 Arkansas and portion of Indian Territory Map - FM

Organization of Carroll County Arkansas

November 1, 1833, by act of the Territorial Legislature, Carroll County was erected. The act reads as follows: “All that portion of the county of Izard west of a line commencing at a point on the State line of Missouri, where the range line between Ranges 16 and 17 west strikes the same, running south …

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Carroll County from the 1875 Arkansas and portion of Indian Territory Map - FM

Carroll County, Arkansas Genealogy

Carroll County Arkansas Genealogy is being developed as a genealogical and historical resource for your personal use. It contains information and records for Carroll County Arkansas ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Specifically, it provides sources for birth records, death records, marriage records, census records, tax records, court records, and military records. It also provides some historical details about different times and people in Carroll County Arkansas history.

Mountain Meadows Massacre

The Mountain Meadows Massacre

In the spring of 1857 an emigrant train was organized in Northwestern Arkansas, and principally in Carroll County, by Capt. Alexander Fancher, and in due time set out for the journey across the plains and the Rocky Mountains to California. The Mountain Meadows massacre was a series of attacks on the Baker–Fancher emigrant wagon train at Mountain Meadows in southern Utah. The attacks began on September 7 and culminated on September 11, 1857, resulting in the mass slaughter of most in the emigrant party by members of the Utah Territorial Militia from the Iron County district, together with some Southern Paiute Native Americans.

Carroll County from the 1875 Arkansas and portion of Indian Territory Map - FM

Early Land Entries of Carroll County Arkansas

Four land offices were established in the Territory of Arkansas in 1832, that for the northwestern district being located at Fayetteville, and here the first entries for Carroll County were made. The office was subsequently removed to Clarksville and Huntsville, and in 1870 was established at Harrison. The following is a list of persons who entered land prior to 1850, and between 1850 and 1855, inclusive; where more than one entry was made by the same individual, the first in order of time is given.

Carroll County from the 1875 Arkansas and portion of Indian Territory Map - FM

Settlement and Development of Carroll County Arkansas

There are 110 varieties of trees in Carroll County. The oak is largely represented, the principal species being the Spanish, water, black, red, burr, pine, post and white oak. The black-jack, resembling the oak in some respects, is of a scrubby nature, and is found everywhere throughout the county. The ash, elm, cherry, walnut, box-elder, …

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Carroll County from the 1875 Arkansas and portion of Indian Territory Map - FM

Early Settlers of Carroll County Arkansas

William Sneed and his son, Charles Sneed, originally from Kentucky, removed from White River, near the mouth of Bear Creek, to Osage Township, in the spring of 1830. They located a claim embracing several thousand acres of the best land on Osage River. Here they had planted several acres of corn the previous spring, and …

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Carroll County from the 1875 Arkansas and portion of Indian Territory Map - FM

Indian Occupation of Carroll County Arkansas

At the time when this county was first visited by settlers the Indian population was sparse. There was an Indian village at the site of Bellefonte, Boone County; the Delawares had a number of tepees on Long Creek, in Carroll County and their principal town was on the James River, in Stone County, Mo. The …

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