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Genealogy Societies
Crawford County Genealogical Society
    P.O. Box 276
    Alma, AR 72921
   Open on Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

* Marriage and burial records may be found at the CC Genealogy Library located on Main Street, Alma 72921, or on WorldCat.

History in Headstones: A Complete Listing of All Marked Graves in Known Cemeteries of Crawford County, Arkansas
by Doris Stevenson West Susan Stevenson Swinburn (Author)
August 1970 (Paperback)
Paperback: 476 pages
Publisher: Old Van Buren Press, Van Buren, Ark. (1993)

History in Headstones, compiled by Doris West and Susan Swinburn, lists headstones in Crawford County cemeteries up to 1970. This book can be obtained from Doris West, 410 Drennen Street, Van Buren, AR 72956 for $20.00 plus $5.00 for postage and handling.

Cemetery Updates for Crawford County AR Vol 1 & Vol 2. These may be obtained by writing Crawford County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 276, Alma, AR 72921, at a cost of $10.00 each.

Crawford County Marriage Books may be obtained by writing Crawford County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 276, Alma, AR 72921, at a cost of $7.50 per volume.
History of Crawford County, Arkansas
by Miss Clara B. Eno. Van Buren, Arkansas.
The Press-Argus. From the Quintin Publications Collection.
Argus-Press, Van Buren, Arkansas: (1951 out-of-print)

As for the book, it is a very good history of Crawford County. The reprint that is put out by the Crawford County Genealogical Society is a true and exact copy of all 499 original pages, with a full name index.

History of Crawford County, Arkansas (Unknown Binding)
by Clara B Eno (Author)
Unknown Binding: 499 pages
Publisher: Higginson Book Co (1997)
Language: English

Reprint copies of Clara B. Eno's History of Arkansas may be obtained at the following address:
Crawford County Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 276, Alma, Arkansas 72921.

* Waiting for an updated confirmation on greyed-out area.

Crawford County Historical Society
    929 East Main Street
    Van Buren, AR 72956-4317
Crawford County Friends of Genealogy
    Reprints available:
    History of Crawford County, AR
    Due Fall 2007 (originally published by the Preservation Association of Crawford County)   

Janette Perryman
Info on RootsWeb
Historical Preservation Association of Crawford County  
Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 796
Rogers, AR 72757-0796
Serving the Arkansas Counties of Benton, Carroll, Madison and Washington
(501) 273-3890

NW Arkansas Genealogical Society
Arkansas Genealogical Society
    P.O. Box 17653
    Little Rock, AR 72222

Arkansas Genealogy Society
Arkansas Historical Association
    416 Old Main, University of Arkansas    
    History Department - Ozark Hall 12
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 575-5884
(479) 575-2775
Arkansas Historical Association
Arkansas History Commission
    One Capitol Mall
    Little Rock, AR 72201
    Trash or Treasure?
(501) 682-6900
(501) 682-6916
Arkansas Historical Society
    422 South Sixth Street
    Van Buren, AR 72956
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society
    Tamela Tenpenny-Lewis,
    President, Little Rock Chapter
    P.O. Box 4294
    Little Rock, Arkansas 72214
Links of lists:  
  •  Historical Societies of Arkansas
  •  Arkansas Family History Association
  •  Arkansas Genealogical Association Links
National Genealogical Society
    3108 Columbia Pike
    Suite 300
    Arlington, Virginia 22204-4304 USA
(703) 525-0050, (800) 473-0060
(703) 525-0052
National Genealogical Society
Crawford County Library System
The following county and branch libraries are located within the Crawford County Library (CCL) system. Please call to verify hours of operation.
Crawford County Library Map Hours:  
111 North Twelfth Street Monday — Thursday   9:00 AM — 7:00 PM
Van Buren, Arkansas 72956-4503 Friday — Saturday   9:00 AM — 5:30 PM
Phone: 479-474-6045 Sunday   1:00 PM — 4:00 PM
Alma Public Library Map Hours:  
811 Fayetteville Avenue / P.O.Box 375 Monday — Thursday   8:30 AM — 6:00 PM
Alma, Arkansas 72921-0375 Friday   8:30 AM — 5:00 PM
Phone: 479-632-4140 Saturday 10:00 AM — 2:00 PM
Cedarville Public Library Map Hours:  
6398 Pirates Way / P.O. Box 95 Monday — Friday   9:30 AM — 5:30 PM
Cedarville, Arkansas 72932-0095 Saturday — Sunday     Closed
Phone: 479-410-1853    
Mountainburg Public Library   Fall Hours:  
1300 Highway 71 NE / P.O. Box 433 Monday — Friday   7:30 AM — 5:30 PM
Mountainburg, Arkansas 72946-0433 Saturday   9:00 AM — 12:00 NOON
Phone: 479-369-1600 Sunday     Closed
Mulberry Public Library Map Hours:  
207 North Main Street / P. O. Box 589 Monday — Friday   8:15 AM — 5:15 PM
Mulberry, Arkansas 72947-0589 Saturday 11:00 AM — 3:00 PM
Phone: 479-997-1226 Sunday     Closed
Van Buren Public Library Map Hours:  
111 North Twelfth Street Monday — Thursday   9:00 AM — 7:00 PM
Van Buren, Arkansas 72956-4503 Friday — Saturday   9:00 AM — 5:30 PM
Phone: 479-474-6045 Sunday   1:00 PM — 4:00 PM
Fort Smith Public Library
The following location is referred to as The Main Library which has an extensive genealogy section. Note the special hours for genealogy. Please call to verify hours of operation.
Main Library  
Genealogy Department Hours:
3201 Rogers Avenue   Monday   9:00 AM — 5:30 PM
Fort Smith, AR 72903 Tuesday   9:00 AM — 9:00 PM
Phone: 479-783-0229 Wednesday-Friday   9:00 AM — 5:30 PM
Email Saturday 10:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Directions Sunday   1:00 PM — 5:00 PM
Genealogy Website
* Includes "Ocker Funeral Home, Crawford County 1918 - 1971"
National Archives Southwest Region
    501 West Felix
    P.O. Box 6216
    Fort Worth, Texas 76115-6216

  Many of the microfilms may be borrowed on interlibrary loan from:
    Heritage Quest
        P.O. Box 329
        Bountiful, Utah 84011
        Phone: 800-760-2455

Monday - Friday
First Saturday of each month
(817) 831-5620
(817) 334-5621

6:30 AM — 4:00 PM
8:00 AM — 4:00 PM
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Bill and Christine Moore - ARGenWeb Project Crawford County Coordinators
Betsy Mills - ARGenWeb Project State Coordinator
Jeff Kemp - ARGenWeb Project Assistant State Coordinator
Gina Heffernan - ARGenWeb Archives Project Coordinator


Last Updated: January 20, 2009