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Arkansas Genealogical Society - Since 1962

Arkansas Genealogical Society
is Celebrating its Fiftieth Anniversary

Arkansas Family Historian

June 2015 Issue

June 2015

  • From the AGS President
  • News and Notes from Your Editor
  • Arkansas Birth Records and the Social Security Administration
  • Our Department of Corrections
  • Colonel Robert W. Harper, Csa, a "gallant Arkansas Gentleman"
  • Dalark, Arkansas, 1903
  • Cobb-Byrd Family Bible Records
  • Probate, Guardianship, and Estate Information Found in Searcy County, Arkansas Tax Records 1839-1865
  • "I Was Trained to Save Lives, Not Take Them," the Civil War Adventures of Dr. William Edward Arnold
  • Some Arkansas Freedmen's Bureau Records
  • The Brocks, a Pike County African American Family
  • More Recently Located "Lost" Tombstones
  • Bradley, a Man of Color, Goes to the Gold Fields in 1857
  • A Trip Through Arkansas in 1852
  • Mississippi County, Arkansas, Tax Payers, 1836
  • White River Township, Washington County, Arkansas, Voters, 1878
  • The 1885 Obituary of an Honorable and Upright Man
  • Ouachita County Probate Cases, August of 1856
  • Martha Demands Justice and Help!
  • Implied Probate, Guardianship, and Estate Information Found in Perry County, Arkansas, Tax Records 1840-1867
  • A Much Traveled Dead Race Horse
  • Abstracts from the Last Will and Testament Of John Poe, Deceased, Saline County, Arkansas
  • Arkansas Queries
  • New Books and Publications
  • A Proposed Change in the Bylaws of the Arkansas Genealogical Society, Inc.

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The AGS Fall Seminar 2015

Friday and Saturday
October 2-3, 2015

Featured Speaker: Paula Stuart-Warren

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#2 Riverfront Place
North Little Rock, AR 72114

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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

The final three hardbound volumes: 13, 14, and 15 and the complete and final edition of the cumulative CD for Volumes 1-15 are available now!
The CD contains over 500,000 entries for people born in Arkansas between 1856 and 1914.
Books $90 - CD $15
plus tax & shipping