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Arkansas Family Historian

June 2014 Issue

June 2014 Inscription found on a solitary grave marker located on lands homesteaded in 1882 by Josiah West in Section 26, Township 1 S., Range 25 W., near the Ouachita River north of Mount Ida in Montgomery County, Arkansas. The area is now in the Ouachita National Forest.

  • From the AGS President
  • From the Editor's Desk
  • My Ancestor's Weddings Trough the Centuries - Their Authorities and Traditions
  • Some Lonoke County Family Bible Records
  • Mrs. Elizabeth Felton Derryberry Jordan, from a Family "Renowned for Its Longevity"
  • A Solitary Frontier Grave
  • Rock Creek, Arkansas, an Old Pike County Town, 1884 – 1885
  • Saline Township, Dallas and Cleveland Counties, Arkansas, Justices of the Peace, 1850 – 1888
  • "Happy Hearts Whose Pulsations Beat as One,” Some Garland County, Arkansas, Marriage Licenses, September 1883
  • Polk County, Arkansas, Delinquent Tax List, 1872
  • "This Company of Adventurous Spirits," a Roster of an 1849 Arkansas Gold Rush Party
  • Some "Local Items" from Cabot, Arkansas, October 31, 1902
  • The King - Bean Family Reunion, 1940
  • James Leeper, an Arkansas Revolutionary War Veteran
  • "For Christ, the Colored Race, and for Africa," Arkansas Africans Americans and the Work of the International Migration Society, 1896
  • A List of Confederate Veterans Called "Rawhides" Who Attended the Little Rock Confederate Veteran's Reunion in 1911
  • Crawford County Probate Records, "Accounts Current," 1874
  • Some Early Arkansas Accidental Deaths, 1821 – 1829
  • Certificates of Arkansas Ancestry
  • Arkansas Queries
  • Books and Other Publications

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New Publications

1867 Voter Lists


First voter lists following the Civil War
Complete Lists for Twenty-five Arkansas Counties, Additions and Deletions for an Additional Seven Counties, Color copies of earliest known township maps for Nine Counties
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Arkansas Prior Birth Index

Priors Book and CD

Volume 12 of the index and the cumulative CD for Volume 1-12 are available now!
The CD contains over 453,732 entries for people born in Arkansas between 1856 and 1913.
Book $90 - CD $15
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