Church & Cemetery Records

Some church records for Arkansas churches are available at the Arkansas History Commission. These include published church histories, church records, newspapers, and manuscript collections.



"Arkansas Baptist State Convention Collection, Ouachita Baptist University, Riley Library, 410 Ouachita, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923."

"Missouri Synod of the Lutheran Church, 3558 South Jefferson Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63103."
Roman Catholic

"Chancery Office, St. John's Seminary, North Tyler and I Streets, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201."


"The Bishop's Office, 509 Scott Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201."


"North Arkansas Conference Depository, Hendrix College, Olin C. Bailey Library, Washington and Front Streets, Conway, Arkansas 72032; and Little Rock Conference Depository, Methodist Headquarters Building, 1723 Broadway, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204"


"Arkansas College Library, Batesville, Arkansas 72501."


"Local county genealogical and historical organizations have copied, cataloged, and published records of local cemeteries. Most of these are in the collection at the Arkansas History Commission; many are in the DAR Library (see page 6). Most of those in the DAR collection have been microfilmed by the FHL."
Ancestry's Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources )