Family Maps of Union County, Arkansas eBook

Union County is located in Southwest Arkansas and is surrounded by the following counties: Ouachita County, Arkansas * Calhoun County, Arkansas * Bradley County, Arkansas * Ashley County, Arkansas * Columbia County, Arkansas * Claiborne Parish, Louisiana * and Union Parish, Louisiana .

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AUTHOR
Gregory a Boyd J D
FILESIZE
5,63 MB
PUBLISH DATE
20 May 2010
LANGUAGE
English
ISBN
9781420312003

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432 pages with 131 total maps Locating original landowners in maps has never been an easy task-until now. This volume in the Family Maps series contains newly created maps of original landowners (patent maps) in what is now Union County, Arkansas, gleaned from the indexes of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. But it offers much more than that. For each township in the county, there are two additional maps accompanying the patent map: a road map and a map showing waterways, railroads, and both modern and many historical city-centers and cemeteries. Included are indexes to help you locate what you are looking for, whether you know a person's name, a last name, a place-name, or a cemetery. The combination of maps and indexes are designed to aid researchers of American history or genealogy to explore frontier neighborhoods, examine family migrations, locate hard-to-find cemeteries and towns, as well as locate land based on legal descriptions found in old documents or deeds. The patent-maps are essentially plat maps but instead of depicting owners for a particular year, these maps show original landowners, no matter when the transfer from the federal government was completed. Dates of patents typically begin near the time of statehood and run into the early 1900s. What's Mapped in this book (that you'll not likely find elsewhere) . . . 6486 Parcels of Land (with original landowner names and patent-dates labeled in the relevant map) 146 Cemeteries plus . . . Roads, and existing Rivers, Creeks, Streams, Railroads, and Small-towns (including some historical), etc. What YEARS are these maps for? Here are the counts for parcels of land mapped, by the decade in which the corresponding land patents were issued: DecadeParcel-count 1830s26 1840s693 1850s2114 1860s1671 1870s146 1880s344 1890s674 1900s662 1910s139 1920s17 What Cities and Towns are in Union County, Arkansas (and in this book)? Aurelle, Blanchard Springs, Bolding, Cairo, Caledonia, Calion, Careyville Landing, Cargile, Carnie (historical), Catesville, Champagnolle, Cornie, Crain City, Dodge City, Dollar Junction, Dumas City, El Dorado, Felsenthal, Foster Hill, Gardner, Griffin, Herma, Hillsboro, Huttig, Junction City, Kenova, Kinard, Lamberton, Lapile, Lawson, Lisbon, Marysville, McGlendon Mill, Mount Holly, New Caledonia, New Hope, New London, New Union, Newell, Nick Springs, Norphlet, Nugulf, Old Lapile, Old Union, Parkers Chapel, Payne, Perdue City, Pickering, Pigeon Hill, Pleasant Grove, Quinn, Ritchie, Sandy Bend, Sandy Land, Sawmill, Scotland, Shuler, Smackover, Smith, Smithville, Strong, Three Creeks, Trull, Tubal, Union, Urbana, Victoria, Wesson


First landowners are mapped in select Arkansas counties in this category of the Family Maps series.