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| FS_URL_07 = [[Arkansas Birth, Marriage and Death Records|Arkansas Birth, Marriage and Death Records]]
 
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| FS_URL_08 = [[Arkansas Marriage Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|Arkansas Marriage Index - FamilySearch Historical Records]]  
 
| FS_URL_09 = [[Arkansas Vital Records Online|Arkansas Vital Records Online]]
 
| FS_URL_09 = [[Arkansas Vital Records Online|Arkansas Vital Records Online]]
 
| FS_URL_10 = [[Arkansas Archives and Libraries]]
 
| FS_URL_10 = [[Arkansas Archives and Libraries]]
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| FS_URL_13 = [[Episcopal Church in the United States]]
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.genwed.com/state/argen.htm Arkansas Wedding Genealogy]  
 
| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.genwed.com/state/argen.htm Arkansas Wedding Genealogy]  
 
| RW_URL_02 = [https://www.ark.org/grs/app/saline Arkansas Court Records]
 
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== What is in This Collection? ==
 
== What is in This Collection? ==
 
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This collection includes selected church marriages for the years 1860-1976. Many of the records are from Columbia, Monroe and Sebastian counties. The collection may also have some other types of records mixed in.  
This collection includes selected church marriages for the years 1860-1976. Many of the records are from Columbia and Woodruff counties. The collection may also have some other types of records mixed in.  
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*''' Columbia County'''
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/178403 New Hope Baptist Church]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/179278 Barge's Chapel. Methodist Protestant]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/179335 Atlanta Baptist Church]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/180248 Bethlehem Baptist Church]
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*''' Monroe County'''
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/65160 Cumberland Presbyterian Church]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/464521 Presbyterian Church]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/464517 Methodist Episcopal Church,South]
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*'''Sebastian County'''
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/465766 St. John's Episcopal Church]
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=== Image Visibility ===
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=== Reading These Records ===
 
=== Reading These Records ===
 
The records are written in German and English. For help reading these records see the following:
 
The records are written in German and English. For help reading these records see the following:
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*[[Germany Handwriting|German Handwriting]]
 
*[[Germany Handwriting|German Handwriting]]
 
*[[German Language and Languages]]
 
*[[German Language and Languages]]
 
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=== To Browse This Collection ===
===To Browse This Collection===
 
 
{{Collection_Browse_Link
 
{{Collection_Browse_Link
 
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|CID=CID2546158
 
|title=Arkansas Church Marriages, 1860-1976
 
|title=Arkansas Church Marriages, 1860-1976
 
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
 
== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
 
The following information may be found in these records:
 
The following information may be found in these records:
 
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'''Marriages'''
 
'''Marriages'''
 
*Name  
 
*Name  
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*Birth place  
 
*Birth place  
 
*Parents’ names  
 
*Parents’ names  
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*Marriage date  
 
*Marriage date  
 
*Marriage place  
 
*Marriage place  
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*Race  
 
*Race  
 
*Previous spouse
 
*Previous spouse
 
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== Collection Content ==
 
== Collection Content ==
 
=== Sample Images ===
 
=== Sample Images ===
<gallery perrow="3" heights="120px" widths="160px" caption="Arkansas Church Record Examples">
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<gallery perrow="6" heights="120px" widths="160px">
 
Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Marriage Records DGS 7579400_70.jpg|Marriage Records 1870
 
Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Marriage Records DGS 7579400_70.jpg|Marriage Records 1870
 
Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Baptism Records DGS 7579400_38.jpg|Baptism Records 1884
 
Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Baptism Records DGS 7579400_38.jpg|Baptism Records 1884
 
Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Burial Records DGS 7579400_80.jpg|Burial Records 1878
 
Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Burial Records DGS 7579400_80.jpg|Burial Records 1878
 
Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Confirmation Records DGS 7579400_48.jpg|Confirmation Records 1884
 
Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Confirmation Records DGS 7579400_48.jpg|Confirmation Records 1884
Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Record of Members DGS 7579324_260.jpg|Record of Members
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Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Record of Members DGS 7579324_260.jpg|1928-43 Record of Members
 
Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Ancestor Chart DGS 7579324_82.jpg|Ancestor Chart
 
Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Ancestor Chart DGS 7579324_82.jpg|Ancestor Chart
 
Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Christening Register DGS 7579612_20.jpg|Christening Register 1883
 
Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Christening Register DGS 7579612_20.jpg|Christening Register 1883
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Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Christening Register callouts DGS 7579612_20.jpg|Christening Register callouts
 
Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Christening Register callouts DGS 7579612_20.jpg|Christening Register callouts
 
Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Death Register callouts DGS 7579612_110.jpg|Death Register callouts
 
Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Death Register callouts DGS 7579612_110.jpg|Death Register callouts
Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Marriage Register callouts DGS 7579612_97.jpg|Marriage Register callouts
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Image:Arkansas Church Marriages (15-0829) (15-0830) Marriage Register callouts DGS 7579612_97.jpg|Marriage Register callouts 1921
 
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== How Do I Search This Collection? ==  
 
== How Do I Search This Collection? ==  
 
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
 
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
 
*The name of the bride and groom
 
*The name of the bride and groom
 
*The location or date of the event  
 
*The location or date of the event  
 
 
=== Search the Index ===
 
=== Search the Index ===
 
{{Search Collection Link
 
{{Search Collection Link
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# Select the '''Church and Parish'''
 
# Select the '''Church and Parish'''
 
# Select the '''Record Type and Year Range''' to view the images.
 
# Select the '''Record Type and Year Range''' to view the images.
 
 
=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
 
=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
 
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 [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
 
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 [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
 
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==  
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==  
 
*Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members  
 
*Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members  
 
=== I Found the Person I was Looking for, What Now? ===
 
=== I Found the Person I was Looking for, What Now? ===
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*Add any new information to your records
 
*Use the age or estimated birth date to find other vital records, such as birth, baptism, marriage, and death records  
 
*Use the age or estimated birth date to find other vital records, such as birth, baptism, marriage, and death records  
 
*Search census records to find additional family members
 
*Search census records to find additional family members
 
*Search for a civil marriage record
 
*Search for a civil marriage record
 
*Search for other county records, such as probate, land, and tax
 
*Search for other county records, such as probate, land, and tax
 
 
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===
 
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===
 
*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 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
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*Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images
 
*Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images
 
=== Research Helps ===
 
=== Research Helps ===
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of [[California, United States Genealogy|California]].
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The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of [[Arkansas, United States Genealogy|Arkansas]].
* [[GuidedResearch:California|California Guided Research]]
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* [[GuidedResearch:Arkansas|Arkansas Guided Research]]
* [[California Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
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* [[Arkansas Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
* Step-by-Step Research: [[Step-by-Step California Research, 1850-1905|1850-1905]] &#124; [[Step-by-Step California Research, 1905-Present|1905-Present]]
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* Step-by-Step Research: [[Step-by-Step Arkansas Research, 1880-Present|1880-Present]]
 
 
 
== Citing This Collection ==
 
== Citing This Collection ==
 
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.
 
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.
 
 
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
 
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Arkansas, 
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Record Description
Record Type Marriages
Collection years 1860-1976
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Various churches and Arkansas History Commission, Little Rock


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

This collection includes selected church marriages for the years 1860-1976. Many of the records are from Columbia, Monroe and Sebastian counties. The collection may also have some other types of records mixed in.

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

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For additional information about image restrictions see Restrictions for Viewing Images in FamilySearch Historical Record Collections.

Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

The records are written in German and English. For help reading these records see the following:

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Arkansas Church Marriages, 1860-1976.

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

The following information may be found in these records:

Marriages

  • Name
  • Age
  • Birth year
  • Birth place
  • Parents’ names

  • Marriage date
  • Marriage place
  • Marital status
  • Race
  • Previous spouse

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 bride and groom
  • The location or date of the event

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 County, Town
  2. Select the Church and Parish
  3. Select the Record Type and Year 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]

  • Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members

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

  • Add any new information to your records
  • Use the age or estimated birth date to find other vital records, such as birth, baptism, marriage, and death records
  • Search census records to find additional family members
  • Search for a civil marriage record
  • Search for other county records, such as probate, land, and tax

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 variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images

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]

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:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation can be viewed by clicking the drop-down arrow next to Document Information.
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]

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