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Houses of the Quapaw Tribe

The Quapaw, the southernmost tribe of the Dhegiha group, occupied several villages west of the Mississippi, near the mouth of the Arkansas. When the closely allied tribes had removed from their ancient habitat in the upper valley of the Ohio, and had arrived at the mouth of that stream, the Quapaw are believed to have, turned southward while the others went northward. The name of the tribe, Quapaw, signifies “downstream people;” Omaha being translated “those going against the wind or current.” As a people they seem to have been known to the members of the De Soto expedition about 1541, probably occupying villages on or near the sites of the settlements visited by the French during the latter part of the next century. Père Marquette, while on his memorable journey down the Mississippi, in the year 1673, went as far as the mouth of the Arkansas, where he lingered a few days before returning northward on July 17. The villages of the Quapaw, designated the Arkansa, were reached, but the habitations were only briefly described: “Their cabins, which are long and wide, are made of bark; they sleep at the two extremities, which are raised about two feet from the ground. They keep their corn in large baskets, made of cane, or in gourds, as large as half barrels.” They used both wooden dishes and “plates of baked earth. Their cooking was done in large earthen pots, of their own make.”1 But the most interesting early account of the villages is contained in Joutel’s narrative of La Salle’s last expedition, when he attempted to reach the Illinois country overland...

Crittenden County, Arkansas Census

Crittenden County, Arkansas was formed from Phillips County in 1825. 1830 Crittenden County, Arkansas Census Free 1830 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial Free 1830 Census Index 1830 Crittenden County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1830 U.S. Census Guide 1840 Crittenden County, Arkansas Census Free 1840 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial Free 1840 Census Index 1840 Crittenden County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1840 U.S. Census Guide 1850 Crittenden County, Arkansas Census Free 1850 Census Form for your Research Free 1850 Census Images (partially indexed) Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1850 Crittenden County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Free 1850 Census Jasper Township Wappanocca Township Jackson Township Proctor Township Blackfish Township St. Francis Township Tyronza Township  Council Township Lucas Township Hosted at Census Guide 1850 U.S. Census Guide 1860 Crittenden County, Arkansas Census Free 1860 Census Form for your Research Free 1860 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1860 Crittenden County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1860 U.S. Census Guide 1870 Crittenden County, Arkansas Census Free 1870 Census Form for your Research Free 1870 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1870 Crittenden County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1870 U.S. Census Guide 1880 Crittenden County, Arkansas Census Free 1880 Census Form for your Research Free 1880 Census Transcription Hosted at...

Crittenden County, Arkansas Cemetery Records

Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries hosted at Crittenden County Arkansas Tombstone Transcription Project) Cloar Cemetery Crittenden Memorial Park Transcription #1 Transcription #2 Gibson Bayou Cemetery Gibson Bayou Cemetery (Update 2000) Greenock Cemetery Richards Cemetery Following Cemeteries hosted at Southern Roots Alex Cadion Gravesite Berry Cemetery Bethel Cemetery Clement Family Cemetery Cloar Cemetery Crittenden Memorial Park Fennel Cemetery (aka The Wallace Burial Grounds) Gammons Cemetery Gibson Bayou Misc Greenock Cemetery Haden Cemetery King Solomon Cemetery Klindworth Farm Cemetery Layton Cemetery May Cemetery Prosperity Cemetery Raspberry Cemetery Russell Cemetery St. Peter’s Church Cemetery Wallace Burial Ground Hosted at Trexlers in the Deep South Trexler Cemetery...

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