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Another excellent source of Arkansas Research is RootsWeb Arkansas Resources
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Arkansas Genealogical Society
PO Box 908
Hot Springs, AR 71902

Arkansas History Commission One Capitol Mall Little Rock, AR 72201
Arkansas Department of Health Division of Vital Records 4815 West Markham Little Rock, AR 72205-3867
Births: Started 1 Feb 1914 - Submit: Full Name at Birth Place and Date of Birth Parents' Names (including maiden name of mother) Fee $5.00 (non-refundable)
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Title:First book of marriage records for Franklin County,Arkansas, 1850-1861
/ copied by Virginia Marie McPhail.
Author:McPhail, Virginia Marie.
Published: Van Buren, Ark. : McPhail] 1978.
Subject: Registers of births, etc. Franklin Co., Ark. --Genealogy.
Material:46 leaves : fold. map (in pocket) ; 28 cm.
Note:  Cover title. Includes index.

Title:Arkansas land patents : Franklin County (granted through 30 June 1908) / prepared for publication by Desmond Walls Allen and Bobbie Jones McLane. Author: Allen, Desmond Walls. McLane, Bobbie Jones. Published: Conway, AR : Arkansas Research, c1991. Subject: Land grants --Arkansas --Franklin County. Franklin County (Ark.) --Genealogy. Material: 71 p. : maps ; 28 cm. Note:Bibliography: p. 12.
Title: Franklin Co. Cemeteries South of the Arkansas River. Author: McPhail, Virginia. Published: [1997]. Subject: Franklin County Cemeteries (Ark.) Material: unknown
Title:Highland Cemetery and four abandoned cemeteries in Ozark, Arkansas. Author: Clark, Sue. McPhail, Virginia. Published: [S.l. : s.n., 1990?] Subject:Franklin County (Ark.) --Genealogy. Highland Cemetery (Ozark, Ark.) Material:182 p. ; 28 cm.
Title: Franklin County, Arkansas, marriage books C,D,E,F,G,H,I, 1882-1916 / copied by Virginia M. McPhail. Author:McPhail, Virginia. Published: [S.l.] : V.M. McPhail, 1986. Subject: Franklin County (Ark.) --Genealogy. Marriage records --Arkansas --Franklin County. Material: 248 p. ; 28 cm.
Title: First four marriage books of Franklin County, Arkansas, 1850-1882 / copied by Virginia M. McPhail. Author: McPhail, Virginia Marie. Published: [S.l.] : V.M. McPhail, 1986. Subject: Franklin County (Ark.) --Genealogy. Marriage records --Arkansas --Franklin County. Material:114 p. ; 28 cm. including Index.

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If you have any books listed above and are willing to do look-ups please contact Don Kelly

Please do not request full surname lookups unless the volunteers tells you they will do it for you. Give them as much information as possible regarding the date and name of the person or persons you are requesting they look up.

1840 CENSUSDelaine
1850 CENSUSFran
1850 CENSUSRebecca
1860 CENSUS BOOKRebecca
1860 CENSUSFran
1870 CENSUSFran
1880 CENSUSFran
1900 - 1920 CENSUSDani Wade
Gar Creek United Methodist Church Eldon Edgin
Grenades Chapel Methodist Church Eldon Edgin
Index of AR Wills & Administration early to 1900Fran
Wills Book BFran
Franklin Co Marriages 1850-1882Fran
Marriage Books c-d-e-f-g-h-i 1882-1916Fran
Hickory Grove Cemetery Delaine Edwards
Blanscet Cemetery Patricia Dill
Franklin Cemeteries North of the Arkansas River Judie Young Beckman
Greenwood Cemetery, Denning, AR Cathy Davis - Squires
Old land records of Franklin Co. AR Fran Frame
Branch Worth Remembering by Mayme Vest. Barbara Turner
More Branch by Mayme Vest. Barbara Turner
Hamblen Family Heritage. Larry Hamblen
Look-Ups from assorted books Jeanne Ford
Good Ol' Mountain News M.T. Lundsford
Ozark AR Genealogy Newsletter P. Henry P.

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