Genealogy Trails History Group

Montgomery County, Arkansas
Genealogy and History
Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy

Genealogy Trails History Group

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Montgomery County
Founded  December 9, 1842
Named for Richard Montgomery, Revolutionary War General
County Seat and Largest City: Mount Ida

The first white settlers arrived in 1812, when Martin and Mary Collier settled what is now Caddo Gap
In 1813 it was part of Arkansas County, in 1818 part of Clark County. On December 9, 1842, Montgomery County became its own county, with Montgomery as its county seat. In 1850 Salem became the county seat, but later that same year the county seat changed again, to Mount Ida, where Whittington's Post Office was located. Mount Ida incorporated in 1854.

Cities, Towns and Other Populated Places
Black Springs * Mount Ida * Norman * Oden * Caddo Gap

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Montgomery County Data


Birth Records


Church Histories / Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

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Mar 2014: 1883 Pensioners



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Hot Spring County (southeast)

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