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Revision as of 21:18, 1 February 2014

United States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Arkansas, United States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Pulaski County

Guide to Pulaski County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


Pulaski County, Arkansas
Map
Map of Arkansas highlighting Pulaski County
Location in the state of Arkansas, United States Genealogy
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Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 15, 1818
County Seat Little Rock
Courthouse
Address Pulaski County Courthouse
401 W Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone 501.340.8500
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County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Pulaski County Courthouse
401 W Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone 501.340.8500

County Clerk has marriage records from 1838, probate records from 1820, voter registration records from 1952, real estate tax records from 1828, personal property tax records from 1869 and poll tax from 1892; Clerk Circuit Court has court, land an naturalization records; Clerk Chancery Court has divorce records; History Commission has probate court records before 1920.[1]

Beginning years for Pulaski County, Arkansas Genealogy government records[2]
Birth Marriage Death Court Land Probate
1914* 1839 1914* 1839 1819 1820
*State birth and death records began in 1914. Limited compliance until 1920's

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

  • 1818--Pulaski County was created 15 December 1818 from Arkansas County.  County seat: Little Rock [3]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

See an interactive map of Pulaski County boundary changes.

Variant Spellings[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Arpulaski.jpg

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Genealogy Resources[edit | edit source]

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

African Americans[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census[edit | edit source]

1820--Census is missing.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Little Rock

Court[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

  • Biographies from The History of Pulaski County, Arkansas (1889) published by Goodspeed Publishing Company are available free on the My Genealogy Hound website.

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Revolutionary War[edit | edit source]
  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include"an Added Index to States." FHL Collection 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Arkansas section begins on page 439.]
Civil War[edit | edit source]

Regiments. Service men in Pulaski County, Arkansas Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Pulaski County, Arkansas Genealogy:


- 1st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate), Company F
- 1st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Colquitt's) (Confederate)
- 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Confederate), Company D
- 4th Battalion, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate), Companies A, B, C, D and E
- 6th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate),
- 20th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate), Companies G and I
- 36th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate), Companies G and K.


- 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)[4], Companies C, G, H, K, L and M
- 4th Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)


Civil War Battle Fought in Pulaski County[edit | edit source]

The following Civil War battle was fought in Pulaski County.

  • 1863 - September 10 = Bayou Forche, also known as Little Rock[5]
Map showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.

Naturalization[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Finding More Arkansas Newspapers Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Pulaski newspapers in online catalogs like:


  • Southern Guardian, 1911-2001 - an ongoing digitization project to make these issues of the predecessor to the Arkansas Catholic available online. As of April 2011, only 1911 issues are available.

Occupations[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

  • Probate Records 1818-1920 Part of: County Records, 1817-1979 FamilySearch Historical Collections (Free, browse images)
    • Includes Administration bonds 1839-1886; Administration bonds and letters 1886-1902; County Court records 1846-1857; Guardian bonds 1864-1873; Guardian bonds and letters 1873-1911; Letters of administration 1860-1886; Letters of guardianship 1873-1886; Letters of testamentary 1861-1919; Probate packets 1819-1920; Probate records 1849-1913; Wills 1818-1849.

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Birth[edit | edit source]
Marriage[edit | edit source]
Death[edit | edit source]
Vital Record Substitutes[edit | edit source]

Genealogy Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 70.
  2. Alice Eichholz, Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, 3rd ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry Pub., 2004), 65-67. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 2004.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. Desmond Walls Allen, Third Arkansas Union Cavalry, (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1987), p. 33-92. FHL book 976.7 M28dc
  5. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 26 April 2012).
  6. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas, County Marriages - FamilySearch Historical Records," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
  7. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d7/Arkansasnz.pdf.

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