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Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society

Serving the Arkansas Counties of Benton, Carroll, Madison and Washington

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*Updated 04 Feb 2017*

*February Meeting*

The Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society will meet 6:00 PM, February 27, 2017, in the Rotary Room, Bentonville Public Library, 405 S. Main St., Bentonville, AR. Jerry Nichols, President of the Pea Ridge Historical Society, will present a program on the early history of Pea Ridge, Arkansas. Jerry is a native of Pea Ridge and retired Methodist minister who is also active in the Pea Ridge Historical Society, Pea Ridge Alumni Association and Lions Club, For more information, call 479-271-6820.


The Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society would like to invite all of our members and followers to sign up and attend this wonderful all-day program that we are sponsoring March 11, 2017. Fintan Mullen and Gillian Hunt are the featured speakers. The Ulster Historical Foundation group tours the US every year presenting programs relevant to anyone tracing their Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors. While their primary focus is on the historic 9 County part of Ulster, these seminars are very helpful to anyone researching ancestors in any part of Ireland. 

Visit their website at:

Researching Your Irish & Scots-Irish Ancestors

Saturday, March 11, 2017
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Bentonville Community Center
1101 SW Citizen’s Circle
Bentonville, AR 72712
Information: 479-271-6820

For registration, CLICK HERE!

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405 S. Main St., Bentonville, AR 72712


2015-2016 Board

President                     Nancy Feroe

Past President              Nancy Feroe 

Vice President             Lex Meigs

Secretary                     Mary Wynne

Treasurer                     June Melton

Backtracker Editor      June Melton

Membership                 June Melton

Publicity                       Linda Norman

Website                        Wilma Fields

Research                       Cary Anderson 

Librarian Emeritus        Mary Marquess

To join the Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society: Click here for a membership form

Annual dues are $15.00 and include a yearly subscription to our quarterly, The Backtracker. The quarterly consistently has 24+ pages and usually at least two family stories plus indexes to various local records. The Society meets on the 4th Monday of the month, 6:00 P.M., January through November, at the Bentonville Public Library, 405 South Main Street, Bentonville, AR, (479) 271-6820

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday Closed
Telephone: (479) 271-6820
Volunteers of the Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society are normally available for assistance at the Enfield Genealogy Research Room at various hours Monday through Friday. Please refer to the Calendar for the hours volunteers are scheduled. Researchers who are planning to visit the library from out of state are encouraged to either e-mail or call in advance to ensure a member is available when you arrive. Every effort will be made to accommodate requests for assistance. Please e-mail at least two weeks in advance to make arrangements.

**FEE  based research inquiries can be sent to or mailed to:
Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society
405 S. Main St., Bentonville, AR 72712

Click here for a research request form or to view research rates

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