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Early map of Craighead County, Arkansas including Jonesboro, Lake City, Nettleton, Dryden, Bay, Brookland, BonoCraighead County, Arkansas History and Genealogy

63 pages of Craighead County, Arkansas history and genealogy including 98 family biographies plus 4 different historical maps featuring the locations of 45 Craighead County communities

An informative and historical overview of Craighead County, Arkansas including two separate sections on one CD which include 4 historical maps (1855, 1895, 1898, and 1915); plus the full 1889 Goodspeed Publishing Company Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Craighead County, Arkansas book including 98 family biographies.  An important resource for the study and research of Craighead County, Arkansas history and genealogy.

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This fascinating and detailed CD contains ALL of the following material in two separate sections, ALL on one CD:

Section One of Two, ALL on one CD: Maps of Craighead County, Arkansas
Included here are the Northeastern region of Arkansas sections of 4 different historical maps:
A. A rare 1855 map that shows the area of Craighead County four years before the formation of Craighead County.   Locations shown include: Goldsboro * Greenfield * Greensboro * Newport * Oak Ridge * Sante Fe *

A map of Craighead County, Arkansas in 1889 can be viewed here: Craighead County, Arkansas 1889 Map

B. A map of 1895 Craighead County showing the locations of 21 different settlements including all of the following: Addie * Bay (or Big Bay) * Bobo * Bonner V. * Brookland * Cane Island * Cash * Claunch * Culberhouse * Dee (or Ridge) * Dryden * Gilkerson * Greensboro * Hancock * Jonesboro * Lake City * Mangrum * Nettleton * Powell * Rice Mill * Risher *

C. A map of 1898 Craighead County showing the locations of 23 different settlements including all of the following: Apt * Bay (or Big Bay) * Bono (Bonner V.) * Bowman * Brookland (or Powell) * Cane Island * Cash * Claunch * Culberson * Dee (or Ridge) * Dryden * Dwight * Gilkeson * Guber T. * Hancock * Herndon * Jonesboro * Lunsford * Macey (or Boynton) * Mangrum * Monette * Nettleton * Obear *

D. A map of 1915 Craighead County showing the locations of 30 different settlements including all of the following: Apt * Bay * Bellefield * Black Oak * Bono * Brookland * Cane Island * Cash * Claunch * Dee * Dryden * Egypt * Faliis * Gibson * Gilkeson * Hancock * Jonesboro * Lake City * Lepanto Jct. * Lunsford * Mangrum * Monette * Needham * Nettleton * Obear * Pekin * Powell * Risher * Shaw * Smithville *

Section Two of Two, ALL on one CD: The complete 1889 Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Craighead County, Arkansas by the Goodspeed Publishing Company
This detailed (63 pages in all) book has an incredible amount of historical and genealogical information about Craighead County, Arkansas from its earliest settlement up to 1889. This is an exact photo replica of all the pages pertaining to Craighead County, Arkansas including all of the historical and biographical information. Included are a total of 98 different family biographies.

    Here is just some of the information included:

  • Craighead County Boundary

  • Physical Features of Craighead County, Arkansas

  • Craighead County Rivers

  • Timber

  • Agricultural Crops

  • Live Stock

  • Property Values

  • Railroads in Craighead County, Arkansas

  • Population of Craighead County, Arkansas

  • First Settlers of Craighead County, Arkansas

  • Craighead County Organized

  • Craighead County, Arkansas Seat of Justice

  • Craighead County Buildings

  • Craighead County Officials

  • The County Court of Craighead County, Arkansas

  • The Civil War in Craighead County, Arkansas

  • The Fight at Jonesboro, Arkansas

  • Cities, Towns, and Villages: Bay * Bono * Brookland * Culberhouse * Dee * Gilkerson * Greensboro * Gubertown * Jonesboro * Lake City * Macey * Nettleton * Stottsville * Wardsdale *

  • Craighead County, Arkansas Schools

  • Churches in Craighead County, Arkansas

  • Biographical Sketches

Included is a total of 98 Craighead County, Arkansas family biographies (valuable for genealogy) including each of the following surnames:
(Some surnames have multiple biographies; hundreds of other surnames are also mentioned throughout the text and within these biographies): Anderson * Barrett * Blalack * Boren * Bowman * Broadaway * Brookfield * Brown * Bryant * Cate * Christian * Claunch * Clements * Cobb * Cook * Cross * Culberhouse * Darr * Davis * Dixon * Dodds * Douglas * Dudley * Duncan * Echols * Evans * Finch * Frierson * Gage * Gatlin * Grady * Griffin * Hale * Harrell * Harrison * Houston * Hudson * Huggans * Hughs * Johnson * Joyner * Kirksey * Koehler * Lane * Lee * Lunsford * Lynch * McBroom * McDaniel * Malone * Mangrum * Matthews * Mead * Meek * Moss * Nash * Newcom * Newton * Nisbett * O'Guinn * Owens * Pagan * Penix * Perkins * Phillips * Pierce * Rains * Rodgers * Roy * Safley * Salmons * Self * Shelton * Shores * Sipes * Skelton * Springer * Stephens * Stotts * Taylor * Thorn * Thornton * Varner * Wallace * Warner * Wilkerson * Williams * Wilson * Witt * Wood *

Craighead County is located in Northeastern Arkansas and is surrounded by the following counties: Jackson County, Arkansas * Lawrence County, Arkansas * Greene County, Arkansas * Mississippi County, Arkansas * Poinsett County, Arkansas and Dunklin County, Missouri

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Each of the two sections on this CD is in Adobe Acrobat pdf format and requires the free Acrobat Reader program to view. You probably already have this program on your computer but if not, a free copy of the program is included on the CD. Each of the books is designed to look just like a regular book and is bookmarked to move easily and quickly from one section another. This CD was designed by, and is available exclusively from Hearthstone Legacy Publications.

The cost for this CD containing both sections described above is only $5.95 plus shipping, or only $2.95 as a digital download! A large amount of history and genealogy information for very little cost! A truly fascinating view of Craighead County, Arkansas from its first settlement to 1889.

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Since we offer many different county history and genealogy CDs, please be sure to specify that you wish to order the Craighead County, Arkansas History, Genealogy and Maps CD.  If ordering more than one CD, the shipping cost is $1.95 for the first CD plus only 25 cents shipping for each additional CD purchased.

For even more value, consider our North Arkansas Multi-County DVD which includes all of the contents of this CD (click for details)


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