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Ouachita County, Arkansas
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Ouachita County
The county seat is Camden.The county was formed on November 29, 1842, and named for the Ouachita River.

Populated Areas
Bearden * Camden * Chidester * East Camden * Stephens
Louann  * Reader * Cullendale

Bethesda * Bradley * Bragg * Bridge Creek * Carroll * Cleveland * Ecore Fabre * Freeo * Jefferson
Lafayette * Liberty * Marion * Red Hill * River * Smackover * Union * Valley * Washington

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Ouachita County Data


Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:

Oct 2014:
Birth News: Leo Author Hyson, Charles Edward Oliver
Birthday News: Ella Hildreth, Leora Jones, Willie Burch
Visitng Relatives News: Lola Cole, Elnora Glover, Ethel Jones, Otis Porter (2), Henrietta Parker, Mary Hawkins, Bernice Hildreth, John Almer, Narcisse Hildreth, Mrs. Ernest Smith, Mary Porter, Johnie Cooper, Ella Lee Hildreth, Ella Cooper,
Calamity News: 1895-Lumber Train Wreck; 1925-Estimate Louann Fire, 1913-Head On Train Wreck; 1907-Train Wreck
Crime News: Three Lynchings for Jesse Norman's Murder-1893, Governor Offers Reward For Capture of Lynchers-1893, Bank Robbers-1927, Two Bank Robbers Dead-1927, Ed Cross Kills Mother-In-Law-1896, Moonshine Shoot-Out-1927, Wood Butler Charged With Murder-1923, Lynchings-1898
Obits: Paul Stanley, Zach Horton, Charles Turner, Newell Harvey Clapp, Jr., Porter Clay, J. T. Chidester, Frances Clark, Minor A. Long, R. N. Read, Benjamin D. Spillman, J. T. Darby, Dave Dixon, E. D. Friedheim, George Stinson, Edward Dodge, Henry Pifken, George Lester, R. T. Justice, George Brummett, Anna Bragg, J. T. Bearden, Julia C. Higgins, Mary Clifford, Mary F. Scott, John E. Kelly, Hamilton Powell, Jr., Hal Horton, George Moseley, A. R. McCullum, Aubrey V. Wilson, Finis E. Pharr, Mrs. W. D. Lamm, Mary Frances Shelton, Mrs. S. A. Roberts, H. H. Morgan, Frank McDonald, Harvey C. McAdoo, W. J. Barcus, James R. B. Moore, Eugene Rigsby, Lee Brown, Thurman Andrews, Mrs. Thomas Green, Sallie Hildreth, Elenor Goldwin, Laura Elliott, Jake I. Watkins, Tommy G. Pyland, Arthur Gatling, Charles Connole, Mary Davidson, Mac Davenport, William N. Cunningham, Harriet M. Harrison, W. M. Watts, Josephine Staggs, John Hudman, Charles Cheek, Dora Armstrong, Ann Brown, Josephine F. Gaughan, Sarah Powell

Sep 2014:
Early Days of Camden



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