Benton county, arkansas history arkansas genealogy. Washington county is in the northwest corner of arkansas in the ozark mountains. Also, you are always welcome to view the original handwritten indices housed in the washington county archives. The university started with eight students, a dozen books, acting president. History of rhea community, washington county, arkansas johnston, dorothy m on. What washington county, ar census records are available. Washington county is a bezirk im bundesstoot arkansas in da usa. On the southwestern border of va, north of bristol, tn. The following section of this website is based upon history of benton, washington, carroll, madison, crawford, franklin, and sebastian counties, arkansas. This online index of archived records has been created for your convenience. Washington, hempstead county, arkansas, gateway to texas, 1835, confederate capital, 1863 charlean moss williams anson jones press, 1951 washington ark 338 pages. Early french explorers gave the territory its name, a corruption of akansea, which is a phonetic spelling of the illinois word for the quapaw. The area was next known as lovely county, and one year later washington county was created after another cherokee treaty.
In the early 1990s, the arkansasbased walmart merchandise chain, founded by arkansan sam walton in 1962 as a smalltown discount store, became the largest retailer in the united states. This is an exact photo replica of all the pages pertaining to washington. Washington county sheriffs office, fayetteville, arkansas. Read each book description for publication and condition details and price. In 1810s and 1820s, cherokees who were fleeing the push by whites who were taking their lands in the southeastern u. Arkansas post was abandoned after an intense scheme to take over the mississippi valley backfired. This directory includes local city job links as well as the larger job posting boards.
Most biographies will include numerous other names which can be located with the search website feature. Porter wests early history of pope county a toru only a small family lee barnes confession arkansaw traveler etc. Biographies from the history of washington county, arkansas 1889 published by goodspeed publishing company are available free on the my genealogy hound website. Federal population schedules are available for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 free index, 1890 fragment, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940 washington co. Please enter your username or barcode, and password. The little blue river pays most particular attention to washington county, draining, with its branches, all except its southwestern portions. A list of works consulted for this history is located at the bottom of this page. Children detail from wife and children of a sharecropper in washington county, arkansas nara 195845 cropped.
List of books and articles about arkansas history online. History of rhea community, washington county, arkansas. Presbyterians played an important role in the countys history. Family biographies from the history of washington county, arkansas 1889. The washington county historical society has published numerous books and bulletins over the years. This detailed over 330 pages in all book has an incredible amount of historical and genealogical information about washington county, arkansas from its earliest settlement up to 1889. We manage grant funding for various departments and agencies throughout the state. Issues can be purchased through the societys online bookstore. History of washington county, arkansas schools arkansas.
Media in category washington county, arkansas the following 61 files are in this category, out of 61 total. The washington county fair is the largest and most established county fair in arkansas. Washington county is en kreis inn usbundsstaat arkansas. Washington county is embraced within that fertile territory which lies between the blue and republican rivers as they flow southeast into the kansas river. The county of benton lies in the extreme northwestern corner of. Washington county, if she could have controlled arkansas, would, no doubt, have dotted the state with schools and colleges. The encyclopedia of arkansas history and culture national register of historic places a reminiscent history of the ozark region comprising a condensed general history, a brief descriptive history of each county, and numerous biographical sketches of prominent citizens of such counties. Washington county, arkansas genealogy familysearch wiki. Founded in 1857, the washington county fair is a reflection of the past decades of farmers, business leaders, volunteers and youth that have, with hard work and dedication, made the washington county fair what it.
Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. Johnson and yerkes, 1861, by arkansas convention 1861 multiple formats at. Besides hundreds of pages of the history of the county prehistory through the 1980s, this book also contains large sections on important county personages and cornerstone families, history of churches, less prominent county families, individual minibiographies, professional biographies, county business profiles, history of. Welcome to the washington county historical society of arkansas. An informative and historical overview of washington county, arkansas including two separate sections on one cd which include 4 historical maps 1855, 1895, 1898, and 1915.
Arkansas marriage recordsnevada county to yell county. Washington county, arkansas genealogy familysearch. Discover the most important events in arkansas history, and its culture and the communities throughout time. Do a free background check here using free online public records searches in washington county. Welcome to the official washington county sheriffs office arkansas facebook page. Washington county, arkansas free public records searches at black book online. Interested individuals may want to check out the arkansas county argenweb page. Arkansas county, part of the arkansas genweb project. The names listed below are the primary subject of the biography. Search by county or contribute your arkansas marriages to connect with others researching your surnames. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in arkansas county, arkansas.
Our publications washington county historical society. Federal census mortality schedules, 18501880 washington county, arkansas source. Washington county historical society collection university of. Washington county, arkansas article about washington. History of washington county, arkansas arkansas genealogy. Washington county banking and trust company deposit book, 19051908. Present day washington county was first claimed by osage indians as hunting territory. Easily find free criminal records, free court records, free arrest records, free arrest warrants search, free corporation records, free divorce records, free marriage records, free property records, free death records and. We work with federal, state, and local government agencies and other entities to obtain and manage grant funds for the betterment of washington county and the lives of its citizens. In 1828, the arkansas territorial legislature extinguished lovely county and created a large washington county which encompassed parts of present day madison and carroll counties and all of washington and benton counties.
Issues can be purchased through the societys online. Washington county began as part of the cherokee territory, following an 1817 treaty. From the earliest time to the present, including a department devoted to the preservation of sundry personal, business, professional and private records. The court house was centrally located in the city of washington, which is now modernday. Washington county, arkansas history and biographical sketches. Washington county washington county is arkansass 17th county, formed on october 17, 1828, and named for george washington, the first president of the united states. A vinyl sheet has been added to protect the tricolor front cover. The following section of this website is based upon history of benton, washington, carroll, madison, crawford, franklin, and sebastian counties, arkansas published in chicago, illinois in 1889, and several other manuscripts interspersed throughout.
Arkansas northwestern counties history, 1889 source. Many tribes used arkansas as their hunting lands but the main tribe was the quapaw, who settled in the arkansas delta upon moving south from illinois. The washington county library system is a consortium of eight libraries working together to serve the people of our county. This little book contains a synopsis of the early history of pope county, its first settlements, county sites, churches, courts, dnef mention of the wars of 1s36, 1846, 1861, also brooks. Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
The washington county sheriffs office will do an internal investigation to determine if departmental policies and procedures were followed. Significant arkansas history throughout the eighteenth century is fairly brief. Find marriage records for nevada to yell county, arkansas in free genealogy databases online. The following is a directory of washington county ar top employers with direct links to the jobs they offer. Below is a family biography included in the history of washington county, arkansas published by goodspeed publishing company in 1889. Welcome to the washington county historical society of. S, gained rights to some of the present county s area. Besides hundreds of pages of the history of the county prehistory through the 1980s, this book also contains large sections on important county personages and cornerstone families, history of churches, less prominent county families, individual minibiographies, professional biographies, county business profiles, history of clubs and organizations, indexes, etc. Arkansas marriages, 18511900 includes washington county, 18631900 source. Website design by granicus connecting people and government. A history of searcy county, arkansas orville jacob mcinturff full view. These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Besides a valuable fund of notes, original observations, etc. There are many types of census records for washington county guide you in researching your family tree.
Leave a comment washington county by dennis partridge the following section of this website is based upon history of benton, washington, carroll, madison, crawford, franklin, and sebastian counties, arkansas published in chicago, illinois in 1889, and several other manuscripts interspersed throughout. Forty years later both arkansas and the louisiana territory was surrendered by france, yet french soldiers stay on at the arkansas post, the capital of the region. Washington county, virginia 205 academy dr abingdon, va 24210 phone. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. If you find errors, please notify the archives staff and we will correct them as soon as possible. The constitution of the state of arkansas with notes by the editor. Pomeroy multiple formats at ordinances of the state convention, which convened in little rock, may 6, 1861 little rock. Land record search 18341991 washington county, arkansas. It was not because there were not large grants made to the commonwealth that the publicschool movement languished until 1868. Washington county courthouse 280 n college ave, fayetteville, ar 72701.
The suspect was transported to washington regional medical center. History of benton, washington, carroll, madison, crawford, franklin, and sebastian counties, arkansas. Washington county, arkansas genealogy, books, cds, maps. The court house was centrally located in the city of washington, modernday fayetteville renamed to avoid confusion with washington, arkansas in south arkansas. Bill clinton, the governor of arkansas 197981, 198392, was elected president of the united states in 1992. Crawford, one of the leading merchants of webster county, mo. Conway county, arkansas our land, our home, our people 19891992 sold. The father was born may 20, 1818, and the mother october 29, 1825. The arkansas state police is conducting a criminal investigation of the incident. The history of arkansas began millennia ago when humans first crossed into north america. History of washington county, arkansas by the goodspeed publishing co.1512 868 262 765 1079 680 96 149 696 1416 195 885 1136 1383 105 548 1028 68 353 120 1376 1229 1336 402 176 437 667 1416 226 737