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When was Ouachita County, AR Created?
Ouachita County was established on November 29, 1842 and was formed from Union County.
Where can find Ouachita County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Ouachita County vital records can be found at the Arkansas Deptartment of Health has Birth & Death records since February 1, 1914, Marriage Records since January 1917 and Divorce Records since January 1923. You may go to the Ouachita County health department to obtain a Birth or Death certificates which can be issued while you wait. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Arkansas for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Ouachita County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Ouachita Co. Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Divorce Certificates, Death Certificates to mail.
What Ouachita County, AR census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Ouachita County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940.
Ouachita Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Ouachita Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Ouachita Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Ouachita Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You'll find free online and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Arkansas Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Ouachita County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Ouachita County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Arkansas courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Arkansas residents.
The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Ouachita County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Arkansas Corthouse Records Research Guide.
All County Offices Records are located in the Courthouse at 145 Jefferson Street, Camden 71701; 870-837-2210, unless otherwise noted.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Ouachita County, AR?
A list of Ouachita County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Arkansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Ouachita County, AR Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Ouachita County, AR?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Ouachita County. A lot of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Professional Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a cost. This is merely a list which has been compiled or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another.