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  • Battle of Pea Ridge, AR March 6-8, 1862 US Civil War

    Battle of Pea Ridge, AREditors of American Heritage Magazine. A Guide to America's Greatest Historic Places, c. 1985, pp.9-10.Pea Ridge, just south of the Missouri border, was the site of the Federal victory that secured Missouri for the Union and influenced the course of the Civil War throughout the Mississippi Valley. This park [Pea Ridge National Military Park, 11 miles northeast of Rogers, ...

  • Pulaski County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pulaski County, Arkansas. Official Website Pulaski County is Arkansas's fifth county, formed on December 15, 1818. It is named for Casimir Pulaski, a Polish volunteer who saved George Washington's life during the American Revolutionary War. U. M. Rose, a pro-Confederate attorney, was county chancellor (judge and chief county execu...

  • Benton County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Benton County, Arkansas. Overview Benton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 221,339, making it the second-most populous county in Arkansas. The county seat is Bentonville. The county was formed on September 30, 1836 and was named after Thomas Hart Benton , a U.S. Senator...

  • Baxter County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Baxter County, Arkansas. History Arkansas ' 66th county, it was formed on March 24, 1873 and named for Elisha Baxter , the tenth governor of Arkansas . Its parent counties are: Fulton , Izard , Marion , Searcy . The county seat is Mountain Home. It is in the northern part of the state, and shares a border with Missouri . It is common...

  • Alpena Cemetery, Alpena, Arkansas

    This cemetery sits on the border of Boone County and Carroll County and is claimed by both counties. Find a Grave AR GenWeb

  • Alma City Cemetery, Alma, Arkansas

    Located at the eastern end of Mulberry Street in the actual town of Alma (no physical address), Crawford County, Arkansas. Find a Grave Arkansas Gravestones

  • Franklin County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Arkansas.The county was formed on December 19, 1837, and named for Benjamin Franklin, American statesman. Adjacent Counties * Crawford County * Madison County * Sebastian County * Johnson County * Logan County Cities & Towns *Altus*Branch*Charleston (County Seat)*Denning*Fly Gap (Ghost Town)*Ozark (County Seat)*Sub Ro...

  • Sebastian County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sebastian County, Arkansas. Official Website Sebastian County was formed on January 6, 1851, and named for William K. Sebastian, United States Senator from Arkansas. Adjacent Counties Crawford County Le Flore County, Okla. Scott County Logan County Franklin County Sequoyah County, Okla. Cities, Towns & Townships

  • Logan County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Logan County, Arkansas.The Arkansas General Assembly defined the state's 64th county on March 22, 1871, and named it Sarber County for John N. Sarber, the Republican state senator from Yell County, who had introduced the resolution. The senator was viewed as a carpetbagger, and after the Reconstruction-era state government was replace...

  • Little Black, Randolph, Arkansas, USA

    Randolph County, Arkansas=From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaRandolph County is located between the Ozark Mountains and Arkansas Delta in the U.S. state of Arkansas. The county is named for John Randolph, a U.S. senator from Virginia influential in obtaining congressional approval of the Louisiana Purchase, which includes today's Randolph County. Created as Arkansas's 32nd county on October 2...

  • Akin Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Cross County, Arkansas

    Akin Cemetery is located in the Pleasant Hill Community, off Highway 364, east of Vanndale, between Highways 1 and 163. Just across from the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, turn south on County Road 354. Follow the road to the cemetery, which will be on the right side of the road. Find a Grave Arkansas Gravestones Roots Web

  • Pinecrest Memorial Park, Alexander, Arkansas

    Founded in 1929, the cemetery is located on 7401 Highway 5 between Little Rock and Bryant in Alexander, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 72002 USA. There is a 10 descendant look up. Requests will be provided for a "$25 Genealogical Research Fee." Anything over 10 will incur the $25 fee again. Find a Grave Arkansas Gravestones RootsWeb

  • University of Central Arkansas

    Wikipedia The University of Central Arkansas (often referred to as Central Arkansas or UCA) is a public research university in Conway, Arkansas. Founded in 1907 as the Arkansas State Normal School, the university is one of the oldest in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As the state's only normal school at the time, UCA has historically been the primary source of teachers in Arkansas. Today with a ...

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    Wikipedia University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) is a metropolitan public research university located in Little Rock, Arkansas. Established as Little Rock Junior College by the Little Rock School District in 1927, the institution became a private four-year university under the name Little Rock University in 1957. It returned to public status in 1969 when it merged with the University of...

  • Arkansas State Capital Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas

    Arkansas State Capital Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas:= Wikipedia =

  • Lonoke County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lonoke County, Arkansas. Lonoke County was formed on April 16, 1873 and was named as a corruption of "lone oak", after a large red oak in the area that had been used by a surveyor to lay out the Memphis and Little Rock Railroad. Adjacent Counties Arkansas County Jefferson County Pulaski County Prairie County Faulkner C...

  • Yell County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Yell County, Arkansas. Formed on December 5, 1840, it was named after Archibald Yell, who was the state's first member of the United States House of Representatives and the second governor of Arkansas. He died in combat at the Battle of Buena Vista during the Mexican–American War. Adjacent Counties Pope County Conway County ...

  • Phillips County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Phillips County, Arkansas. Official Website The county was formed on May 1, 1820, and named for Sylvanus Phillips, the area's first-known white settler and representative to the first Territorial Legislature of the Arkansas Territory. From September 30-October 1, 1919 during the Elaine race riot in Phillips County, 237 black were ...

  • White County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in White County, Arkansas. Official Website White County is Arkansas's 31st county, formed on October 23, 1835 and named for Hugh Lawson White, a Whig candidate for President of the United States. On May 17, 1862, White County was the site of the Little Red Skirmish between Union Major General Samuel J Curtis and a force of about 100...

  • Arkansas Counties, Cities and Towns Project.

    This project is part of the State of Arkansas Portal. ==About the Project=Please use this project to add, research, document, and discuss your ancestors from Arkansas. You can add profiles for:* People born in Arkansas* People who lived in Arkansas* People who died in ArkansasWhen you find helpful resources for research, please share them here so that others can benefit.If you have projects rel...

  • Garland County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Garland County, Arkansas.= Official Website =This area was occupied by the historic Natchitoches people, who frequented the hot springs for their healing powers. Garland County was formed on April 5, 1873. It was named for Augustus H. Garland, eleventh governor of Arkansas. This area was occupied by the historic Natchitoches people, w...

  • Boone County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Boone County, Arkansas. History Boone County was formed from the eastern portion of Carroll County. Contrary to popular belief, it was not named for frontiersman Daniel Boone . It was originally called Boon, since the residents believed it would be a "boon" to all who settled there. The county’s first newspaper, begun in 1870, was the...

  • Pike County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pike County, Arkansas. Official Website The county was formed on November 1, 1833, and named for Lieutenant Zebulon Pike, the explorer who discovered Pikes Peak. During the Civil War, Pike County men formed two full companies for service in regiments formed in Montgomery County, in the Confederate Army, with the most active being ...

  • Midway Cemetery, Pike County, Arkansas

    On the right side of Highway on 70 West about five miles outside of Kirby. Find a Grave Arkansas Gravestones

  • Hempstead County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hempstead County, Arkansas.Formed on December 15, 1818, the county is named for Edward Hempstead, a delegate to the U.S. Congress from the Missouri Territory, which included present-day Arkansas at the time. Adjacent Counties * Howard County * Lafayette County * Little River County * Miller County * Nevada County * Pike County Cities ...

  • Dallas County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dallas County, Arkansas.Dallas County is Arkansas's 49th county, formed on January 1, 1845, and named for George M. Dallas, Vice President of the United States. Adjacent Counties * Cleveland County * Grant County * Calhoun County * Ouachita County * Hot Spring County * Clark County Cities & Townships *Bunn*Carthage*Chester*Dry Run*For...

  • Nevada County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Nevada County, Arkansas.Nevada County is Arkansas's 63rd county, formed during the Reconstruction era on March 20, 1871and was named after the state of Nevada because of the perceived similarity between their physical shapes; the Arkansas county's shape, inverted, roughly follows the same outline as the state's boundary. Adjacent Coun...

  • University of Arkansas

    University of Arkansas (often shortened to U of A, UARK, or just UA) is a public, co-educational, land-grant, space-grant, research university located in Fayetteville, in the U.S. state of Arkansas. It is the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas System which comprises six main campuses within the state – the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the University of Arkansas at Monticell...

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  • Hamburg Cemetery, Hamburg, Arkansas

    Hamburg Cemetery is the main cemetery of Hamburg, Ashley County, Arkansas. It is located on the east side of the city, south of Arkansas Highway 8 (East Parker Street). Hamburg was established in 1848, and the first burial was recorded in the cemetery in 1859. It has since become the burial site for many of Hamburg's leading citizens. The oldest section of the cemetery, which was used predomin...

  • Washington County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Washington County, Arkansas. Official Website Created as Arkansas's 17th county on November 30, 1848, Washington County has 13 incorporated municipalities. It is named for George Washington, the first President of the United States. Located within the Ozark Mountains, the county is roughly divided into two halves: the rolling Spr...

  • Woodruff County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Woodruff County, Arkansas. Official Website Woodruff County was formed in 1862, after Arkansas seceded from the Union and joined the Confederacy. It was named in honor of William E. Woodruff, editor of the first paper published in Arkansas, the Arkansas Gazette, first published at Arkansas Post, in 1819. He was one of the most dist...

  • Crossroads Cemetery, Crossett, Arkansas

    The cemetery is located in Crossett, Ashley County, Arkansas. From the intersection of Hwys #52 & #133 in North Crossett, take Hwy #133 and go north 4.8 miles to intersection of Stillion Access Road /Georgia-Pacific Lake Road. Turn left at crossroads and travel west about 2 miles. The cemetery is on the left side of the road. Find a Grave Arkansas Gravestones Arkansas Connections

  • United States House of Representatives from Arkansas

    current delegation to the United States House of Representatives.* Rick Crawford * French Hill * Steve Womack * Bruce Westerman

  • Highland Cemetery, Ozark, Arkansas

    This project is for those buried in Highland Cemetery, Ozark, Franklin County, Arkansas. Find a Grave Arkansas Gravestones

  • University of the Ozarks

    wikipedia University of the Ozarks is a private, four-year comprehensive university located in Clarksville, Arkansas. The university’s 30-acre, tree-shaded campus sits atop College Hill, about two blocks north of downtown Clarksville. Enrollment averages around 650 students, representing 12 countries. U of O is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). University of the Ozarks has be...

  • Riverside Cemetery, Mammoth Spring, Arkansas

    This project is for those buried in Riverside Cemetery, Mammoth Spring, Fulton County, Arkansas. Find a Grave

  • Macedonia Cemetery, Dalark, Arkansas

    Macedonia (Dalark) Cemetery is located near Dalark, Dallas County, Arkansas. The Cemetery was set aside in 1892 by Elder John S. Lee. Mr Lee gave the community three and one-half acres of land for the creation of the Macedonia Church and grounds. The Macedonia Church was being built when Elder Lee was fatally injured at his cotton gin. Elder Lee was the pastor of the Macedonia Church, at the ti...

  • Rock Springs Cemetery, Sparkman, Arkansas

    Rock Springs Cemetery is located on Dallas 242; between Dalark and Sparkman in Manchester Township, Dallas County, Arkansas. Take Hwy 7 North from Dalark, turn Left at the sign onto Dallas 242, follow the road to the Rock Springs Church; the cemetery is located next to the Church. AR GenWeb Find a Grave RootsWeb

  • Clark County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clark County, Arkansas. History Among the various Indian cultures onc found here, were the Caddoan Mississippian culture, who occupied certain sites in Arkansas at different times. This was the westernmost expression of the Mississippian culture, which developed a vast network and numerous centers of development throughout the Mississ...

  • Fulton County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Fulton County, Arkansas.Fulton County was formed on December 21, 1842, and named for William Fulton, the last governor of the Arkansas Territory. Adjacent Counties * Baxter County * Ozark County, Missouri * Izard County * Howell County, Missouri * Oregon County, Missouri * Sharp County Cities & Towns *Ash Flat*Cherokee Village*Hardy*...

  • Randolph County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Randolph County, Arkansas. Created as Arkansas's 32nd county on October 29, 1835, Randolph County and was named for John Randolph, a U.S. senator from Virginia influential in obtaining congressional approval of the Louisiana Purchase. Clay County Greene County Lawrence County Sharp County Ripley County, Misso. Oregon Co...

  • Cleburne County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cleburne County, Arkansas.= Official Website =The county was formed on February 20, 1883 as the last of Arkansas's 75 counties to be formed. It is named for Confederate General Patrick Cleburne. Cleburne is an alcohol prohibition county. Adjacent Counties * Stone County * Independence County * White County * Faulkner County * Van Bure...

  • Henderson State University

    Wikipedia =Henderson State University, founded in 1890 as Arkadelphia Methodist College, is a four-year public liberal arts university located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, United States. It is Arkansas's only member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. Henderson's curricula based on the belief that a liberal arts education is essential for all undergraduates; Henderson utilizes a progra...

  • Houston Cemetery, Alix, Arkansas

    From the Hurst Memorial Park in Alix, Franklin County, Arkansas, head North on AR-186 following it for 1.1 miles. Houston Cemetery will be on the right. Find a Grave Arkansas Gravestones

  • Fort Smith National Cemetery

    Wikipedia =Fort Smith National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located at Garland Avenue and Sixth Street in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas. Find a Grave

  • Arkansas in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Arkansas who served in the Union Army. Arkansas (CSA) for units that served in the Confederate Army.

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  • Craighead County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Craighead County, Arkansas. History Craighead County was part of the territory claimed for France on April 9, 1682 by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, who laid claim to all of the land drained by the Mississippi River and its tributaries. LaSalle's claim was named Louisiana in honor of Louis XIV, King of France.The Treaty of F...

  • Mt. Zion Cemetery, College City, Arkansas

    This project is for those buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery, College City, Lawrence County, Arkansas. Mount Zion Cemetery is a historic cemetery in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, located north of the junction of Fulbright Avenue and Mills Street near the entrance to Williams Baptist University. The earliest confirmed burial dates to 1875, and approximately 360 burials are known to have occurred in the ceme...

  • Arkansas in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Arkansas who served in the Confederate Army. Arkansas (USA) for units that served in the Union Army.==resources==* The Flags of Civil War Arkansas  By Glenn Dedmondt

  • Greene County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Greene County, Arkansas.Greene County was formed on 5 November 1833 and was named for Revolutionary War hero Nathanael Greene. Adjacent Counties * Clay County * Dunklin County, Missouri * Craighead County * Lawrence County * Randolph County Cities, Towns & Communities *Beech Grove*Cotton Belt*Delaplaine*Fontaine*Gainesville*Hopewell*L...

  • Polk County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Polk County, Arkansas. The county was formed on November 30, 1844 and was named for James Polk, 11th President of the United States. Adjacent Counties Montgomery County Scott County Howard County Sevier County McCurtain County, Okla. Le Flore County, Okla. Cities, Towns, Townships & Communities Acorn | Big Fork...

  • Walnut Grove Cemetery, Newport, Arkansas

    This project is for those buried in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas. Walnut Grove Cemetery was originally platted circa 1865. Lots were original sold by Napoleon B Wishon, with upkeep of the cemetery depended upon the families of those buried there. Early in the 1900's, an informal Walnut Grove Cemetery Association was organized to solicit funds for maintenance of the ...

  • Viola Cemetery, Viola, Arkansas

    This project is for those buried in Viola Cemetery, Viola, Fulton County, Arkansas. From the intersection of US 62/412 and SR 223 go east on 62/412 for about 1/8 mile, cross over Big Creek bridge and turn south on the east bank of the creek. The road is marked with a big sign and is between the Salem Bank and the creek. The road is paved and ends at the cemetery. This cemetery is always in exc...

  • Van Buren County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Van Buren County, Arkansas. The county was formed on November 11, 1833, and named for Martin Van Buren, President of the United States, who was Vice President at the time of the county's formation. It should not be confused with the city of Van Buren, which is located approximately 100 miles to the west in Crawford County just north ...

  • Utley Cemetery, Johnson County, Arkansas

    This project is for those buried in Utley Cemetery, Johnson County, Arkansas. There is no sign for the cemetery. It is located approximately 100 yards north of the intersection of US Highway 64 and County Road 1715. Find a Grave

  • Pauley Cemetery, Cerrogordo, Arkansas

    This project is for those buried in Pauley Cemetery, Cerrogordo, Little River County, Arkansas. Find a Grave Arkansas Gravestones Genealogy Trails

  • University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

    Wikipedia The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, also known as UAFS, is a public, co-educational, four-year university. Located in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States, UAFS is one of eleven campuses that constitute the University of Arkansas System. UAFS is the fifth largest university in Arkansas, with a fall 2012 credit enrollment of approximately 7,587. UAFS offers in-state tuition rates...

  • University of Arkansas at Monticello

    Wikipedia The University of Arkansas at Monticello is a four-year liberal arts university located in Monticello, Arkansas, United States with Colleges of Technology located in Crossett and McGehee, Arkansas. UAM is part of the University of Arkansas System and offers master's degrees, baccalaureate degrees, and associate (two-year) degrees in a variety of fields. UAM is also home to Arkansas'...

  • Johnson County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Johnson County, Arkansas.Formed on November 16, 1833, the county was named for Benjamin Johnson, a Territorial Judge. The notorious bandit Bill Doolin, the founder of the Wild Bunch, was born in Johnson County in 1858 and shot to death on capture in Oklahoma in 1896. Adjacent Counties * Franklin County * Madison County * Logan County ...

  • Union County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, Arkansas. The county was formed on November 2, 1829 and named in recognition of the citizens' petition for a new county, which said that they were petitioning "in the spirit of Union and Unity." Called by boosters the "Queen City of South Arkansas", El Dorado was at the heart of the 1920s oil boom in South Arkansas. Mo...

  • Little Rock National Cemetery

    Wikipedia =Little Rock National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery, located two miles south of the city of Little Rock, in Pulaski County, Arkansas. Find a Grave

  • Battle of Little Rock (September 1863), US Civil War

    Also known as the Battle of Bayou Fourche.It was a minor conflict of the American Civil War, and the principal engagement of the Little Rock Campaign. It was fought on September 10, 1863, in Pulaski County, Arkansas, near the Bayou Fourche (present-day Little Rock), and was the culmination of a month-long offensive launched by U.S. Army Major-General Frederick Steele on August 1, 1863, to captu...

  • Pope County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pope County, Arkansas. Official Website The county was formed on November 2, 1829 and named for John Pope, the third governor of the Arkansas Territory. A large Democratic majority was ardently split into a "town or country" dichotomy at the local level. Further, the county was split between Union and Confederate sympathizers, wit...

  • Clay County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Arkansas.= Official Website = History When Clay County was created as Arkansas's 67th county on March 24, 1873, it was named Clayton County, after John M. Clayton, then a member of the Arkansas Senate and a brother of then-U.S. Senator Powell Clayton, though some sources suggest it may have been named for Powell Clayton i...

  • Sunset Memorial Park, Walnut Corner, Arkansas

    This project is for those buried in Sunset Memorial Park, Walnut Corner, Phillips County, Arkansas. Find a Grave Arkansas Gravestones

  • Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Arkansas

    Roselawn Memorial Park of Little Rock, Arkansas sits on more than 100 acres of beautiful rolling hills and attractively maintained gardens, and its office is on the National Registry of Historic Places. Roselawn is a not-for-profit association that is run by a Board of Directors who are all cemetery property owners as required by our By-Laws of operations. Official Website Find a Grave

  • Newton County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Newton County, Arkansas.= Official Website =The county was formed on December 14, 1842, and named for Thomas W. Newton, an Arkansas Congressman.Newton County residents were divided during the Civil War, serving in both the Confederate and Union armies. John Cecil, who had served as Newton County's sheriff, served as a Confederate Capt...

  • Carroll County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Carroll County, Arkansas.= Official Website =Carroll County is Arkansas's 26th county, formed on November 1, 1833, and named after Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the last surviving signer of the United States Declaration of Independence. Adjacent Counties * Stone County, Missouri * Taney County, Missouri * Boone County * Newton County...

  • Madison County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Madison County, Arkansas.= Official Website =The county was formed on September 30, 1836, and named for James Madison, fourth President of the United States. Adjacent Counties * Carroll County * Newton County * Benton County * Washington County * Johnson County * Franklin County * Crawford County

  • Cross County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cross County, Arkansas.= Official Website =Cross County is Arkansas's 53rd county, formed on 15 November 1862 and named for Confederate Colonel David C. Cross, a political leader in the area. Adjacent Counties * Crittenden County * Poinsett County * St. Francis County * Woodruff County * Jackson County Cities, Towns & Communities *Bed...

  • Columbia County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Columbia County, Arkansas.= Official Website =The county was formed on December 17, 1852, and was named for Christopher Columbus. Adjacent Counties & Parishes * Nevada County * Ouachita County * Union County * Claiborne Parish * Webster Parish * Lafayette County Cities, Towns, Communities & Townships *Atlanta*Big Creek

  • Fayetteville, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fayetteville, Arkansas.= Official Website = History In 1828, George McGarrah settled at Big Spring with his family on the modern day corner of Spring and Willow, founding the town of Washington, and starting work on the courthouse. On October 17, Washington County was established, Washington chosen as the county seat. The Washington C...

  • Texarkana, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Texarkana, Miller County, Arkansas. Official Website Texarkana is a city in the U.S. state of Arkansas and the county seat of Miller County, on the southwest border of the state. The city is located across the state line from its twin city of Texarkana, Texas. The city was founded at a railroad intersection on December 8, 1873 and ...

  • St. Francis County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in St. Francis County, Arkansas. The county was formed on October 13, 1827 and was named for the St. Francis River. Adjacent Counties Cross County Crittenden County Woodruff County Lee County Monroe County Cities, Towns & Townships Blackfish Caldwell Colt Forrest City (County Seat) Franks Garland Good...

  • Stone County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Stone County, Arkansas. Created as Arkansas's 74th county on April 21, 1873, the county is named for rugged, rocky area terrain of the Ozark Mountains. Most of the county is sparsely populated forested Ozark hills; including the northern fifth of the county managed by the United States Forest Service as the Ozark National Forest. Th...

  • Lagrange Cemetery, La Grange, Arkansas

    This project is for those buried in Lagrange Cemetery, La Grange, Lee County, Arkansas. Find a Grave

  • Ouachita Baptist University

    Wikipedia Ouachita Baptist University (OBU) is a private, liberal arts, undergraduate institution located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, which is about 65 miles southwest of Little Rock. The university's name is taken from the Ouachita (pronounced Wash'-uh-taw) River, which forms the eastern campus boundary. It is affiliated with the Arkansas Baptist State Convention. The student body is approximat...

  • Harding University

    Wikipedia =Harding University is a private liberal arts university with international campuses scattered across the globe and its main campus located in Searcy, Arkansas, United States, about 50 miles (80 km) northeast of Little Rock. It is one of several institutions of higher learning associated with the Churches of Christ. Notable Alumni

  • Hendrix College

    Wikipedia =Hendrix College is a private liberal arts college in Conway, Arkansas, about 30 miles from Little Rock. Over 1,400 students are enrolled, mostly undergraduates. While affiliated with the United Methodist Church, the curriculum is secular and the student body is composed of people from many different religious backgrounds. Hendrix is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South. N...

  • Arkansas State University

    Wikipedia =Arkansas State University (also known as A-State) is a public university and is the flagship campus of the Arkansas State University System, the state's second largest college system and second largest university by enrollment. It is located atop 1,376 acres (5.6 km2) on Crowley's Ridge at Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States. The university marked its centennial year in 2009. Notable ...

  • Lee County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lee County, Arkansas.The county was established on April 17, 1873, during the Reconstruction era. It was named for General Robert E. Lee, who served as General in Chief of the Armies of the Confederate States in 1865. The area of the Delta was developed largely for cotton as a commodity crop before the Civil War, based on slave labor....

  • Jefferson County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Arkansas.= Official Website =The area that would later become Jefferson County was occupied by the Quapaw when French explorers established the Arkansas Post in the 17th century; the foreigners claimed this area as Louisiana, part of New France. It was formed on November 2, 1829 and named for Thomas Jefferson, third ...

  • Lincoln County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lincoln County, Arkansas.= Official Website =The county was established in 1871 by the Arkansas General Assembly and was named for President Abraham Lincoln. Adjacent Counties * Jefferson County * Arkansas County * Desha County * Drew County * Cleveland Cemetery Cities, Townships & Communities Auburn | Avery | Bartholomew | Branchvill...

  • Montgomery County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Montgomery County, Arkansas.= Official Website =Montgomery County is Arkansas's 45th county, formed on December 9, 1842, and named after Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War general. Adjacent Counties * Garland County * Hot Spring County * Clark County * Pike County * Yell County * Scott County * Polk County

  • Sharp County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sharp County, Arkansas. The county was formed on July 18, 1868, and named for Ephraim Sharp, a state legislator from the area. Adjacent Counties Oregon County, Misso. Fulton County Izard County Independence County Lawrence County Randolph County Cities Ash Flat (County Seat) Cave City Cherokee Village ...

  • Sevier County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sevier County, Arkansas. Sevier County is Arkansas's 16th county, formed on October 17, 1828,[3] and named for Ambrose Sevier, U.S. Senator from Arkansas. Adjacent Counties Polk County Howard County Hempstead County Little River County McCurtain County, Okla. Cities, Towns & Townships Bear Creek Ben Lomond ...

  • Searcy County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Searcy County, Arkansas. The county was formed December 13, 1838, from a portion of Marion County and named for Richard Searcy, the first clerk and judge in the Arkansas Territory. Adjacent Counties Baxter County Marion County Boone County Newton County Pope County Stone County Van Buren County

  • Battle of Arkansas Post, January 9-11, 1863, US Civil War

    The Battle of Arkansas Post, also known as Battle of Fort Hindman, was fought from January 9–11, 1863, near the mouth of the Arkansas River at Arkansas Post, as part of the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War. Confederate forces had constructed a fort known as Fort Hindman near Arkansas Post, Arkansas in late 1862. In December of that year, a Union force under the command of Major Gene...

  • Scott County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Scott County, Arkansas. The county, formed on November 5, 1833, and named for Andrew Scott, a justice of the Supreme Court of the Arkansas Territory. Adjacent Counties Logan County Sebastian County Yell County Montgomery County Polk County Le Flore County Cities & Townships Black Fork | Blansett | Brawley | Cau...

  • Saline County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Saline County, Arkansas. Official Website Saline County was formed on November 2, 1835 and named for the salt water (brine) springs in the area, despite a differing pronunciation from saline. Adjacent Counties Perry County Pulaski County Grant County Hot Spring County Garland County Cities & Towns Alexander...

  • Poinsett County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Poinsett County, Arkansas. Official Website Poinsett County was formed on February 28, 1838, and named for Joel Roberts Poinsett, U.S. Secretary of War. The Civil War devastated the county financially. It did not recover until the railroads were constructed into the area, giving farmers a new avenue to market their crops, and the ...

  • Prairie County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Prairie County, Arkansas. Official Website Prairie County, created in 1846, is in the Central Arkansas region of the U.S. state of Arkansas. The county is named for the Grand Prairie, a subregion of the Arkansas Delta known for rice cultivation and aquaculture that runs through the county. The county at first was land given to Ch...

  • Perry County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Perry County, Arkansas. The county was formed on December 18, 1840, and named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, naval hero in the War of 1812. Adjacent Counties Conway County Yell County Faulkner County Garland County Saline County Perry County Cities, Towns, Townships & Communities Adona | Aplin | Ava | Bigel...

  • Ouachita County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ouachita County, Arkansas. Official Website Formed on November 29, 1842, the county is named for the Ouachita River. Adjacent Counties Dallas County Calhoun County Union County Clark County Nevada County Columbia County Cities, Towns, Townships & Communities Bearden | Behestian | Bradley | Bragg | Bridge Cree...

  • Miller County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Miller County, Arkansas.= Official Website =When first formed, Miller County was Arkansas' sixth county, established on April 1, 1820, and named for James Miller, the first governor of the Arkansas Territory. Additionally, Miller County was the first of the state's counties to be formed upon the creation of the Arkansas Territory. The...

  • U.S.A. Indigenous peoples-Lower Plains

    North American Tribes===Lower Plains==Includes the Following States Arkansas | Louisiana | Oklahoma | Texas Includes the Following Native American Tribes=A=Acolapissa Adai Alabama Anadarko Apache Apalachee Aranama Arapaho Avoyel =B=Bayogoula Bidai Biloxi =C=Caddo Cahinnio Chatot Cherokee Cheyenne Chickasaw Choctaw Coahuiltecan Tribes Comanche Coaque Creeks =D=Deadose Delaware Dotame Doustion...

  • Crawford County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Crawford County, Arkansas.= Official Website =Crawford County was formed on October 18, 1820 from the former Lovely County and Indian Territory, and was named for William H. Crawford, the United States Secretary of War in 1815.Thousands of self-claimed "Western Band of Cherokee" (or Arkansas Cherokees) fought for state and federal rec...

  • Jonesboro, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas.= Official Website =At the time of European encounter, historic tribes included the Osage, the Caddo, and the Quapaw. The name of the state of Arkansas comes from the Quapaw language. French and Spanish traders and trappers had relations with these groups.After the United States acquired this terr...

  • Hot Spring County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hot Spring County, Arkansas.= Official Website =Hot Spring County was formed on November 2, 1829 and was named for the hot springs at Hot Springs, Arkansas, which were within its boundaries until Garland County was formed in 1874. Adjacent Counties * Garland County * Saline County * Montgomery County * Grant County * Dallas County * C...

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