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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Oakland, Marion, Arkansas, 
United States
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Location of Oakland, Marion County, Arkansas
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Location of Arkansas
Record Description
Record Type Cemetery
Collection years 1867-2013
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
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Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection contains images of cemetery records including burial and lot sales books, and 3 x 5 index burial cards for the years 1867 to 2013.

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Arkansas, Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Records, 1867-2013.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

Burial books

  • Name of deceased
  • Race
  • Gender
  • Whether adult, child or infant
  • Burial date
  • Burial place
  • Burial permit number
  • If a pauper
  • Fees charged
  • Name of undertaker

Lot sales

  • Name of purchaser
  • Amount paid
  • Lot number
  • Purchase date
  • Signatures of witnesses

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Sample Images[edit | edit source]

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of the deceased person
  • The approximate date of death

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

Search by name by visiting the Collection Details Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

View the Images[edit | edit source]

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select the Volume or Record Name, Volume Number (if given), Year Range, Surname Range to view the images.


How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

I Found the Person I was Looking for, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Search for a death certificate
  • Search for an obituary in local newspapers
  • Use the age or estimated birth date to find vital records such as birth, baptism, marriage, and death records
  • Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in census records
  • If applicable, search for immigration and naturalization records

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching a nearby locality
  • Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of California.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation
"Arkansas, Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Records, 1867-2013." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 7 September 2016. Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery, Little Rock.
Record Citation:
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Image Citation:
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