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Arkansas Genealogical Society
is Celebrating its Fiftieth Anniversary

Arkansas Family Historian

March 2015 Issue

December 2014

  • From the AGS President
  • News and Notes from Your Editor
  • "Mother of Counties Now into Its Second Century" Lawrence County, Arkansas, Formed in 1815
  • A Petition from Some Inhabitants of Cape Girardeau, New Madrid, Lawrence, and Arkansas Counties in 1817
  • Dr. John Royal and Mary Bates, Montgomery County Pioneers
  • "Where Echoed Laughter Now Lies Solitude" a Look at Long Forgotten Gainesville, Arkansas
  • Confederate Widows Living in Arkansas in 1964
  • Physician of Wide Fame: the Fractured Tale of Dr. James W. Sullivan of Old Moro, Part II
  • A Guide to Some Early Arkansas Postal History 1819-1839, Part 2
  • King-bean Families Hold Reunions
  • The Bradley Family, Van Buren County Pioneers
  • Implied Probate and Estate Information Found in Scott County, Arkansas Tax Records, 1865 – 1867
  • Another Mystery Solved, Additional Information Concerning the Pioneer Kirkpatrick Family of Bryant, Arkansas
  • The Prior Birth Certificate of Hubert O. Bilyeu
  • Certificates of Arkansas Ancestry
  • Arkansas Queries
  • New Books and Publications
  • AGS Statement of Income and Expenses 2014

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Upcoming AGS Events

The Arkansas History Commission
and The Arkansas Genealogical Society
present a Free Workshop

Beginning Genealogy:
Climbing the First Branches of Your Family Tree

Saturday, May 2, 2015
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Room 171, Arkansas State Capital
500 Woodlane, Little Rock, Arkansas

Cost: FREE

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Save the date!

The AGS Fall Seminar 2015

Friday and Saturday
October 2-3, 2015

Featured Speaker: D. Joshua Taylor

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
CD - $15
plus tax & shipping

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
plus tax & shipping