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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/arkansas-cemetery-records.htm Cemetery Records by Accessgenealogy]
 
*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/arkansas-cemetery-records.htm Cemetery Records by Accessgenealogy]
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=392302&reqParentsLabel=Grant%2C%20Arkansas%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypes=20&reqTypeLabel=Cemetery FamilySearch Places]
 
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"|<center>See '''[https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Arkansas_Cemeteries Arkansas Cemeteries]''' for more information</center>
 
| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"|<center>See '''[https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Arkansas_Cemeteries Arkansas Cemeteries]''' for more information</center>
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=== Church Records ===
 
=== Church Records ===
{{AR Church Intro|Grant}}
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{{AR Church Intro|Grant}}<br>
 
'''List of Churches and Church Parishes'''
 
'''List of Churches and Church Parishes'''
 
*'''[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=392302&reqParentsLabel=Grant%2C%20Arkansas%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=3&reqTypeLabel=Churches%20and%20Church%20Parishes FamilySearch Places]'''
 
*'''[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=392302&reqParentsLabel=Grant%2C%20Arkansas%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=3&reqTypeLabel=Churches%20and%20Church%20Parishes FamilySearch Places]'''
*'''1875-1899''' - {{RecordSearch|2790263|Nebraska, Church Records, 1875-1899}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1875-1899''' - {{RecordSearch|2790263|Nebraska, Church Records, 1875-1899}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index- [[Nebraska, Church Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
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=== Court Records ===
 
=== Court Records ===
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{{AR Guardianship Intro|Grant}}
 
{{AR Guardianship Intro|Grant}}
  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FM7QC-K29%3A353224001%3Fcc%3D2061549 Probate Records 1877-1949] Grant County portion of the collection: {{RecordSearch|2061549|''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979''|access=browse}}: ''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979'' FamilySearch Historical Collections (Free, browse images)
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FM7QC-K29%3A353224001%3Fcc%3D2061549 Probate Records 1877-1949] Grant County portion of the collection: {{RecordSearch|2061549|''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979''|access=browse}}: ''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979'' FamilySearch Historical Collections (Free, browse images)- [[Arkansas Probate Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
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**Includes Administration bonds and letters 1877-1949; Administration, executor and guardian settlements 1882-1918; Dockets 1877-1924; Inventories and appraisements 1880-1934; Probate records 1877-1934; Wills 1877-1936.
 
**Includes Administration bonds and letters 1877-1949; Administration, executor and guardian settlements 1882-1918; Dockets 1877-1924; Inventories and appraisements 1880-1934; Probate records 1877-1934; Wills 1877-1936.
  
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{{AR Histories Intro|Grant}}
 
{{AR Histories Intro|Grant}}
  
{{AR History Intro}}
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*''Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Pulaski, Jefferson, Lonoke, Faulkner, Grant, Saline, Perry, Garland and Hot Spring Counties, Arkansas.'' 1889. Chicago ; St. Louis : Goodspeed Pub. Co. Online at: [https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/243146-biographical-and-historical-memoirs-of-pulaski-jefferson-lonoke-faulkner-grant-saline-perry-garland-and-hot-spring-counties-arkansas-comprising-a-condensed-history-of-the-state-biographies-of-distinguished-citizens-etc?offset=1 FamilySearch Digital Library], [https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/011441213 Hathitrust], [https://archive.org/details/biographicalhistpjlf00good Internet Archive]; {{WorldCat|12370543|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}.
*'''''Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Pulaski, Jefferson, Lonoke, Faulkner, Grant, Saline, Perry, Garland, and Hot Spring Counties, Arkansas'''''. Chicago, Nashville, and St. Louis, USA: Goodspeed Publishing, 1889. Online at: [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7169 Ancestry.com] ($)
 
  
 
=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
 
=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
 
{{AR Maps Intro|Grant}}
 
{{AR Maps Intro|Grant}}
{{NE Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{AR Grant County}}}}
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{{AR Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{AR Grant County}}}}
  
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/arkansas/ Maps of Arkansas (1813-1925)]
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/arkansas/ Maps of Arkansas (1813-1925)]
 
*[http://www.historygeo.com/v2/search/ Family Maps of Grant County, Arkansas Genealogy] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
 
*[http://www.historygeo.com/v2/search/ Family Maps of Grant County, Arkansas Genealogy] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=392302&reqParentsLabel=Grant%2C%20Arkansas%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=8&reqTypeLabel=Cities%20and%20Towns FamilySearch Places]:Cities and Towns- [[FamilySearch Places|How to Use FS Places]]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=392306&reqParentsLabel=Garland%2C%20Arkansas%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=8&reqTypeLabel=Cities%20and%20Towns FamilySearch Places]:Cities and Towns- [[FamilySearch Places|How to Use FS Places]]
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*[https://digitalheritage.arkansas.gov/maps/ Arkansas State Archives State Maps Collection] at [https://digitalheritage.arkansas.gov/ Arkansas Digital Archives]
  
 
=== Migration ===
 
=== Migration ===
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{{AR Civil War Intro|Grant}}
 
{{AR Civil War Intro|Grant}}
  
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932392|Arkansas Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932392|Arkansas Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index- [[Arkansas Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
*'''1890-1963''' - {{RecordSearch|2126715|Arkansas Confederate Soldier Home,1890-1963}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1891-1939''' - {{RecordSearch|1921864|Arkansas Ex-Confederate Pension Records, 1891-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1890-1963''' - {{RecordSearch|2126715|Arkansas Confederate Soldier Home,1890-1963}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images- [[Arkansas, Confederate Soldier Home Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
*'''1901-1929''' - {{RecordSearch|1837922|Arkansas Confederate Pensions, 1901-1929}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1891-1939''' - {{RecordSearch|1921864|Arkansas Ex-Confederate Pension Records, 1891-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images- [[Arkansas Ex-Confederate Pension Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
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*'''1901-1929''' - {{RecordSearch|1837922|Arkansas Confederate Pensions, 1901-1929}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images- [[Arkansas Confederate Pensions - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
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'''''Civil War Battle'''''<br>
 
'''''Civil War Battle'''''<br>
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'''Online Probate Records
 
'''Online Probate Records
 
*'''1783 – 1998''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8638 Arkansas Wills and Probate Records 1783-1998] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
 
*'''1783 – 1998''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8638 Arkansas Wills and Probate Records 1783-1998] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
*'''1817 – 1979''' {{RecordSearch|2061549|Arkansas Probate Records 1817-1979}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1817 – 1979''' {{RecordSearch|2061549|Arkansas Probate Records 1817-1979}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — images- [[Arkansas Probate Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
*[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FM7QC-K29%3A353224001%3Fcc%3D2061549 Probate Records 1877-1949] Grant County portion of the collection: {{RecordSearch|2061549|''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979''|access=browse}}: ''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979'' FamilySearch Historical Collections (Free, browse images)
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FM7QC-K29%3A353224001%3Fcc%3D2061549 Probate Records 1877-1949] Grant County portion of the collection: {{RecordSearch|2061549|''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979''|access=browse}}: ''Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979'' FamilySearch Historical Collections (Free, browse images)- [[Arkansas Probate Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
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**Includes Administration bonds and letters 1877-1949; Administration, executor and guardian settlements 1882-1918; Dockets 1877-1924; Inventories and appraisements 1880-1934; Probate records 1877-1934; Wills 1877-1936.
 
**Includes Administration bonds and letters 1877-1949; Administration, executor and guardian settlements 1882-1918; Dockets 1877-1924; Inventories and appraisements 1880-1934; Probate records 1877-1934; Wills 1877-1936.
  
 
=== School Records ===
 
=== School Records ===
 
{{AR Schools Intro|Grant}}
 
{{AR Schools Intro|Grant}}
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===Social Security Records===
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*'''1935-2014''' {{RecordSearch|1202535|United States Social Security Death Index}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[United States Social Security Death Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index. ''Also at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/3693/ Ancestry], [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/social-security-death-index findmypast], [https://www.fold3.com/title/830/ Fold3], [https://www.genealogybank.com/explore/ssdi/all GenealogyBank], [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10002/us-social-security-death-index-ssdi?s=270606331 MyHeritage], and [https://stevemorse.org/ssdi/ssdi.html Steve Morse].'' [[United States Social Security Administration Records#Social Security Death Index (SSDI)|Click here for more information]].
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*'''1936-2007''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/60901/ U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry ($)] — index, [[United States Social Security Administration Records#Social Security Applications and Claims Index|click here for more information]].
  
 
=== Tax Records ===
 
=== Tax Records ===
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*'''1779-1966''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=ar%2carkansas Arkansas, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
 
*'''1779-1966''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=ar%2carkansas Arkansas, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
*'''1860 - 1976''' - {{RecordSearch|2546158|Arkansas Church Marriages, 1860-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1860 - 1976''' - {{RecordSearch|2546158|Arkansas Church Marriages, 1860-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images- [[Arkansas Church Marriages - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
*'''1877 - 1953''' - Grant County Marriage Books A-K Index 1877-1953 in {{RecordSearch|1417439|Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="hc">FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "[[Arkansas_County_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|Arkansas County Marriages - FamilySearch Historical Records]]," in ''FamilySearch Wiki,'' accessed 18 April 2013.</ref>
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*'''1877 - 1953''' - Grant County Marriage Books A-K Index 1877-1953 in {{RecordSearch|1417439|Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="hc">FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "[[Arkansas_County_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|Arkansas County Marriages - FamilySearch Historical Records]]," in ''FamilySearch Wiki,'' accessed 18 April 2013.</ref>- [[Arkansas County Marriages - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
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*'''1877 - 1921''' - Grant County Marriage Books A-E Index 1877-1921 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igiarkansasem.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/0/0d/Igiarkansasem.pdf]].</ref>
 
*'''1877 - 1921''' - Grant County Marriage Books A-E Index 1877-1921 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igiarkansasem.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/0/0d/Igiarkansasem.pdf]].</ref>
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*'''1917-1969''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61775/ Arkansas, Marriage Certificates, 1917-1969] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry.com] - index and images ($)
  
 
==== Death ====
 
==== Death ====
 
{{AR Death Intro|Grant}}
 
{{AR Death Intro|Grant}}
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*'''1914-1969''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61777/ Arkansas, Death Certificates, 1914-1969] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry.com] - index and images ($)
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*'''1935-1961''' [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10923/arkansas-death-index-1935-1961 Arkansas, Death Index, 1935-1961] at [https://www.myheritage.com/research MyHeritage] - index and images ($)
  
 
==== Divorce ====
 
==== Divorce ====
 
{{AR Divorce Intro|Grant}}
 
{{AR Divorce Intro|Grant}}
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*'''1923-1969''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61776/ Arkansas, Divorces, 1923-1969] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry.com] - index ($)
  
 
=== Voter Records ===
 
=== Voter Records ===
*'''1868-1910''' - {{RecordSearch|3499874|Arkansas, County Voter Registration Records, 1868-1910}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1868-1910''' - {{RecordSearch|3499874|Arkansas, County Voter Registration Records, 1868-1910}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images- [[Arkansas, County Voter Registration Records - FamilySearch Historical Record|How to Use this Collection]]
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== Research Facilities ==
 
== Research Facilities ==

Revision as of 18:01, 18 March 2021

 

Guide to Grant County, Arkansas ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

County Facts
County seat: Sheridan
Organized: February 4, 1869
Parent County(s): Jefferson, Hot Spring, and Saline[1]
Neighboring Counties
Cleveland  • Dallas  • Hot Spring  • Jefferson  • Pulaski  • Saline
See County Maps
Courthouse
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Location Map
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Adoption

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The county was named for Ulysses S. Grant. It is located in the central of the state.[2]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Grant County Courthouse
101 W Center Street #106; PO Box 364
Sheridan, AR 72150
Phone: 870.942.2551
Grant County Website

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1877.[3]

Grant County, Arkansas[edit | edit source]

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major Records[4]
Marriage Court Land Probate Census
1914 1877 1914 1877 1877 1877 1830
*State birth and death records began in 1914. Limited compliance until the 1920s

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

  • 1877 - All records through March 13, 1877 were destroyed.

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Arkansas county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Arkansas County Boundary Maps" (1813-1925) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit Hometown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[6]

Cities
Towns
Townships
  • Calvert
  • Darysaw
  • Davis
  • Dekalb
  • Fenter
  • Franklin
  • Madison
  • Merry Green
  • River
  • Simpson
  • Tennessee
  • Washington


History Timeline[edit | edit source]

Emphasis for this timeline is on events that affected migration, records, or record-keeping. Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were taken from the Grant County page on the website, The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture. [7]

  • 1800s (early) - Cherokee and Choctaw settlers lived for a time in Grant County before being forcibly removed to Indian Territory.
  • 1840s - The inexpensive land attracted settlers; some brought their African-American slaves. They arrived by wagon train, some coming from Alabama.
  • 1857-1858 - One typical early white settler was Richard D. Rhodes, who somehow obtained certificates intended for Choctaw settlement and claimed 320 acres of land in 1857 and another 320 acres in 1858.
  • 1861 - When the Civil War broke out , many men from Grant County joined Arkansas regiments, and a year later, the area had few able-bodied men left.
  • 1869 February 4 - Governor Powell Clayton signed a bill creating Grant County.
  • 1933-1942 - The Civilian Conservation Corps was active in Grant County during the Depression. The men at Camp Sheridan were primarily involved in forestry work. Also active in the county was the National Youth Administration, which built school buildings in Prattsville, Grapevine, Oak Grove, Leola, Poyen, and Sheridan

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

Business, Commerce, and Occupations[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Grant, Arkansas online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
TombstoneTranscriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Arkansas Cemeteries for more information

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1870 3,943
1880 6,185 56.9%
1890 7,786 25.9%
1900 7,671 −1.5%
1910 9,425 22.9%
1920 10,710 13.6%
1930 9,834 −8.2%
1940 10,477 6.5%
1950 9,024 −13.9%
1960 8,294 −8.1%
1970 9,711 17.1%
1980 13,008 34.0%
1990 13,948 7.2%
2000 16,464 18.0%
2010 17,853 8.4%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

Church Records[edit | edit source]


List of Churches and Church Parishes


Court Records[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

    • Includes Administration bonds and letters 1877-1949; Administration, executor and guardian settlements 1882-1918; Dockets 1877-1924; Inventories and appraisements 1880-1934; Probate records 1877-1934; Wills 1877-1936.

Land and Property Records[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for Grant County. They may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more about local histories, see Arkansas Local Histories.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Saline CountyPulaski CountyLonoke CountyHot Spring CountyDallas CountyCleveland CountyJefferson CountyAR GRANT.PNG
Click a neighboring county
for more resources

Migration[edit | edit source]

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]


Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Grant County.

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

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


Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Online Probate Records

    • Includes Administration bonds and letters 1877-1949; Administration, executor and guardian settlements 1882-1918; Dockets 1877-1924; Inventories and appraisements 1880-1934; Probate records 1877-1934; Wills 1877-1936.

School Records[edit | edit source]

Social Security Records[edit | edit source]

Tax Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

See also How to order Arkansas Vital Records

Birth[edit | edit source]

Birth Records reveal
Yes or Maybe
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Parent's Ages Green check.png  
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In 1877, a few county and city clerks[9] started keeping birth and death records.

In 1914, the state law required all county clerks to record births and forward them to the state.

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See also: • Arkansas Online Genealogy Records, • How to Find Arkansas Birth Records and • Arkansas Vital Records—Birth.

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]

Divorce[edit | edit source]

Voter Records[edit | edit source]


Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

Listed below are archives in Grant County. For state-wide archival repositories, see Arkansas Archives and Libraries.

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Center and Affiliate Library Locator map - search for local Family History Centers or Affiliate Libraries

  • Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance, free access to center-only databases, and to premium genealogical websites.
  • FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries have access to most center-only databases, but may not always have full services normally provided by a family history center.

Local Centers and Affiliate Libraries

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Listed below are libraries in Grant County. For state-wide library facilities, see Arkansas Archives and Libraries.

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Listed below are societies in Grant County. For state-wide genealogical societies, see Arkansas Societies.


Websites[edit | edit source]

  • ARGenWeb. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
  • USGenWeb Archives. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
  • RootsWeb. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
  • Linkpendium. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
  • CyndisList. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
  • FamilySearch Catalog - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use Historical Records to search for specific individuals in genealogical records

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Genealogy Trails History Group, “Grant County, Arkansas Genealogy and History”, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grant_County,_Arkansas
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Grant County, Arkansas. Page 67 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 65.
  5. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
  6. Wikipedia contributors, "Grant County, Arkansas," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grant_County,_Arkansas, accessed 14 September 2018.
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