Craighead County was founded in 1859 from parts of Greene, Mississippi, and Poinsett counties. The county was named for Thomas Craighead, local politician. Jonesboro and Lake City serve as county seats.

A list of the Craighead County records microfilm available at the Arkansas State Archives can be found in our County records microfilm collection.

The results below are automatically collected from materials on this site that have been tagged with the Geographical Area of “Craighead County (Ark.)” This list does not include all of the Arkansas State Archives’ materials regarding this county, but provides a starting point for research. Please click on each title below to learn more about it and the collection to which it belongs.

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Submissions from 2020

Craighead County

Craighead County Historical Society

Craighead County Records: Barnhill Family History

Craighead County Records: Boucher Family History

Craighead County Records: Craighead County Cemetery Records, Books "1-3"

Craighead County Records: Greene County Confederate Veterans

Craighead County Records: Grills Family History

Craighead County Records: History of Jonesboro First Methodist Church

Craighead County Records: Jones Family History

Craighead County Records: Kirby Family History

Craighead County Records: Lawrence County Cemetery Records (part)

Craighead County Records: Lawrence County Cemetery Records (part)

Craighead County Records: Mulberry Cemetary, Chilton Co AL

Craighead County Records: Muster Roll of 25th Arkansas Infantry

Craighead County Records: Powers Family History

Craighead County Records: Ragland Family History

Craighead County Records: Records: Friendship Cemetery, Columbus, Mississippi

Craighead County Records: Rhea Family History

Craighead County Records: Rutherford Family History

Craighead County Records: Smith Family History

Craighead County Records: Trantham Family History

Craighead County Records: Whitten Family History

Craighead County Records: Williams Family History

Craighead County Records: Winn Family History

Duncan, R.Y.

Extension Service: Annual narrative & statistical reports from state offices and county agents, 1936: club leader- Craighead county

Hendricks, J.L.

Patton, Luke

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Photograph, A&M Arch at Arkansas State University

Ryan, Mrs. Sarah

Tippen, Robert Alexander

Wood, G.W.

Wood, Mrs. G.W.

Submissions from 2019

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Craighead County

Submissions from 2013

Tom McDonald

Submissions from 1990

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Craighead County

Submissions from 1986

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Craighead County

Submissions from 1980

Craighead County Records: Index to Soldiers & Soldiers Discharge Records, Book "1"

Submissions from 1978

Craighead County Records: Index to Marriage Records, Names "A-G"(part)

Craighead County Records: Index to Marriage Records, Names: "G(part)-Z"

Submissions from 1977

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Craighead County

Submissions from 1974

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Craighead County

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Craighead County (Ark.) school census records, 1941-1974

This collection contains 29 record cartons of individual student census records organized by year and school district. The individual records are not necessarily organized in alphabetical order within the folders.

Submissions from 1965

Craighead County Records: Delayed Birth Certificates, Books "1-2"

Craighead County Records: Soldiers & Sailors Discharge Records, Book "1"

Submissions from 1963

Craighead County Records: History: Walnut Street Baptist Church

Submissions from 1962

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Craighead County

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Craighead County

Books from 1959

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Photo, arithmetic exhibit at Jonesboro

Submissions from 1957

Akins, Ida

Images from 1954

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Craighead County, 1952-1954

Submissions from 1952

Craighead County Records: Records: Jonesboro First Methodist Church

Submissions from 1948

Harrison, Mrs. Esther

Wall, Mrs. Ivy Olina

Submissions from 1941

Craighead County

Craighead County Records: Ministers' Credentials, Book "1" (part)

Craighead County Records: Ministers' Credentials, Book "1" (part)

Submissions from 1938

Craighead County Records: Guardian's Bonds, Book "2"

Images from 1936

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February 6, Walter J. Lemke

Submissions from 1930

Craighead County Records: Probate Records: Wills, Book "B"

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Craighead County townships map, 1930

Submissions from 1927

Craighead County Records: Probate Court Records, Book "E"

Submissions from 1926

Fuller, Caswell Holmes

Submissions from 1925

Barwick, William Benjamin

Submissions from 1924

Stovall, S.J.

Submissions from 1923

Craighead County Records: Administrators Bonds

Davis, Mrs. W.D.

Davis, W.D.

Sparks, William

Submissions from 1922

Craighead County Records: Administrators Letters, Book "B" (part)

Craighead County Records: Administrators Letters, Book "B" (part)

Dixon, Mrs. A.

Submissions from 1921

Craighead County Records: Marriage Records, Book "T"

Gregg, Bettie

James, John J.

Roberts, Henry H.

Submissions from 1920

Craighead County Records: Marriage Records, Book "S" (part)

Craighead County Records: Marriage Records, Book "S" (part)

Submissions from 1919

Craighead County Records: Marriage Records, Book "R"

Submissions from 1917

Craighead County Records: Marriage Records, Book "Q"

Submissions from 1916

Craighead County Records: Index to Deeds, Book "6"

Craighead County Records: Marriage Records, Book "P" (part)

Craighead County Records: Marriage Records, Book "P" (part)

Submissions from 1914

Craighead County Records: Marriage Records, Book "O"

Submissions from 1912

Craighead County Records: Index to Deeds, Books "4-5"

Craighead County Records: Marriage Records, Book "N" (part)

Craighead County Records: Marriage Records, Book "N" (part)

Submissions from 1911

Craighead County Records: Marriage Records, Book "M"

Craighead County Records: Probate Records: Wills, Book "A"

Submissions from 1910

Craighead County Records: Probate Court Records, Book "D" (part)

Craighead County Records: Probate Court Records, Book "D" (part)

Submissions from 1909

Craighead County Records: Marriage Records, Book "L" (part)

Craighead County Records: Marriage Records, Book "L" (part)

Submissions from 1908

Craighead County Records: Marriage Records, Book "K"

Craighead County Records: Probate Records: Administrators Bonds, Book "A"

Craighead County Records: Probate Records: Administrators Letters, Book "A"

Submissions from 1906

Craighead County Records: Marriage Records, Book "J" (part)

Craighead County Records: Marriage Records, Book "J" (part)

Submissions from 1905

Craighead County Records: Index to Deeds, Book "3" (part)

Craighead County Records: Index to Deeds, Book "3" (part)