Arkansas Genealogists

Our Arkansas genealogists research on location. They will find and analyze the best records available to further your family history research. They can search the various archives and libraries in Arkansas, including:

  • Arkansas Genealogy Society
    Contains articles pertaining to Arkansas ancestors, including historical, genealogical, and biographical records pertaining to Arkansas
  • Arkansas History Commission and State Archives
    Arkansas deaths (1819-1920), land records (1853 to 1956), 3,000 state newspapers (1819 to present), over 3,000 Marriage records, military records, pension records, discharge papers, County court records, manuscripts, photographs, books, maps, wills, probates, deeds, tax records
  • Arkansas State Library
    Bibliographies, indexes, directories, grants, journals and scholarly articles, maps, newspapers, magazines
  • Arkansas Vital Records
    Births, marriages, and deaths from 1909 to present
  • Central Arkansas Library
    Books, magazines, periodicals, articles, manuscripts, maps, and other historical documents and materials
  • National Archives in Fort Worth
    Records created by federal agencies and courts in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas; many naturalization records, passenger arrival lists, military records, and other historical resources
  • Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives
    Source materials on history, culture, and heritage of Southwest Arkansas
  • University of Arkansas Libraries
    Historical manuscripts, the University Archives, the Arkansas Collection of print material, rare books and special libraries, photographs, broadsides, historical maps, and Arkansas Architectural Archives
  • William F. Laman Public Library
    175,000 books, 8,000 CDs and audiobooks, 3,000 DVDs

Our professional researchers can do research projects of many sizes and for many budgets. We customize the amount of research provided according to your needs.

If you want to know more about how our genealogists can further your research, you can request a research quote.

Some of the major records sources that can be used for genealogy research in Arkansas include:

  • Birth, marriage, and death records by some towns as early as 1819
  • Birth, marriage, and death records have been recorded by the state government from 1914 to the present
  • Federal census records every 10 years starting in 1830
  • State, territorial, and colonial censuses from 1723 to 1911
  • Land records by the towns and counties from the time they were settled
  • Probate records by the local courts from 1817 to the present
  • Churches sometimes kept records of the christenings, marriages, deaths, or other information about their members
  • Newspapers were written in many areas and time periods that contain notices of marriages and deaths, and obituaries
  • Town and county histories and family genealogies of the settlers of Arkansas
  • Naturalization and citizenship records by the courts as early as 1809
  • Tax lists and town records for many areas

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