Lawrence County was established in 1815 and was one of the five counties in existence when Arkansas Territory was created in 1819. The county was named for War of 1812 naval officer Captain James Lawrence. Walnut Ridge serves as the county seat.

A list of the Lawrence 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 “Lawrence 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 2021

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James Kuykendall letters of recommendation, 1826

This collection contains three letters of recommendation for James M. Kuykendall of Lawrence County, Arkansas as Sheriff of the same county in 1826.

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James M. Kuykendall receipt, 1826

This collection contains a receipt for James M. Kuykendall, Sheriff of Lawrence County, Arkansas December 1, 1826.

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Lawrence County (Ark.) Administrators notice, 1822

This collection contains one administrators notice, requiring executors, administrators, guardians, and others to attend the next meeting of the circuit court in Davidsonville. It is dated May 27, 1822.

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Miller family papers [photocopies], 1845-1858

This collection contains photocopies of financial documents belonging to the Miller family, including notes, receipts, and a bill.

Submissions from 2020

Cemeteries: Dail Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Dent Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Dry Creek Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Graves in field off Clinton Benson Road, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Holobough Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Hope Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Kelly Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Kissee Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Lawrence Memorial Park, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Lincoln Ward Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Little Jerusalem, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: New Hope Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Oak Forest Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Old Bethel Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Old Lebanon Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Penn Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Phillips Family Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Powhatan Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Raney Family Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Smithville Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Townsend Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Ward Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: Whittaker Cemetery, Lawrence County

Cemeteries: William M. Fortenberry Cemetery, Lawrence County

Census: Lawrence County 1829 Sheriff's Census

County: Lawrence, Miscellaneous

County: Lawrence, Pension, Marriages, Divorce

Early Arkansas tax records [Lawrence]

English, Henry C.

Flood of 1933, Arkansas Emergency Relief Admin.

Fortenberry Family: Lawrence County

Freeman Family: Lawrence County

Hall, J.T.

Hardin Family: Lawrence County

Hardin, Nancy N.

Henry, R.R.

Hulsey, Esther

Imboden, Lawrence County

James, Mrs. Venia Moore

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Jeffie Hibler papers, circa late 1800s

This collection has a late 19th Century diary filled with recipes and poems both handwritten and clipped from newspapers. There are also pages from a Bible, illustrated booklets, a greeting card, and other newsclippings.

John Fayas LaBass Sr. descendants

Lake Charles

Lawrence County

Lawrence County: Book A and Book B Land Entries

Lawrence County: Land Patents

Lawrence County: Pioneer Families

Lawrence County Records: Civil War Pension Papers, Book "A-Z"

Lawrence County Records: Civil War Pension Papers, Book "A-Z"

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Acheson-Atkins

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Acheson-Atkins

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Babb-Beasley, James

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Babb-Beasley, James

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Beasley, John-Boone

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Beasley, John-Boone

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Boothe-Butler

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Boothe-Butler

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Butts-Coffman, Louis K.

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Butts-Coffman, Louis K.

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Coffman, William A.-Cravens (part)

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Coffman, William A.-Cravens (part)

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Cravens (part)-Dowell (part)

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Cravens (part)-Dowell (part)

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Dowell (part)-Fletcher (part)

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Dowell (part)-Fletcher (part)

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Fletcher (part)-Graham

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Fletcher (part)-Graham

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Hains-Holleville

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Hains-Holleville

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Hollingsworth-Imboden,-A.W.

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Hollingsworth-Imboden,-A.W.

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Imboden, Martha-Jones, Elizabeth

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Imboden, Martha-Jones, Elizabeth

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Jones, Margaret-Kurkendall

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: L-Loller

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: L-Loller

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Long-McLain (part)

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Long-McLain (part)

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: McLain (part)-Montgomery, John D.

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Montgomery, R.M.-Oyler

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Pace-Raney, John

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Pace-Raney, John

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Raney, John A.-Robertson, A.F. (part)

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Robertson, A.F. (part)-Sharp

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Robertson, A.F. (part)-Sharp

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Shaver-Steadman, T.C. (part)

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Shaver-Steadman, T.C. (part)

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Steadman, T.C. (part)-Thompson, D.

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Thompson, James-Warcum

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Thompson, James-Warcum

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Ward-Wells, E.

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Ward-Wells, E.

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Wells, George F.-Wilson, J.D.

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Wells, George F.-Wilson, J.D.

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Wilson, John M.-Young

Lawrence County Records: Loose Probate Records, Names: Wilson, John M.-Young

Lawrence County Records: Naturalization Papers, Book "A-Z"