Arkansas Divorce Index - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Arkansas Divorce Index, 1923-1939
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|Flag of Arkansas|
|Location of Arkansas|
|Record Type||Divorce Index|
|Arkansas Genealogical Society|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection includes a divorce index from the Arkansas Genealogical Society, which covers the years 1923 to 1939. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
- Divorce date
- Divorce place
- Name of spouse
- Reference number (page, volume, docket number)
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
|John Johnson||Arkansas Divorce Index|
|Event Date||09 Dec 1926|
|Event Place||Jackson, Arkansas|
|Court Docket Number||4952|
How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
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- The location or date of the event
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
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I Found the Person I was Looking for, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Arkansas.
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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