Ancestry.com. Southern Arkansas Biographical and Historical Memoirs [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2003.Original data: Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. Chicago, IL, USA: Goodspeed Publishing, 1890.
This database contains biographical and historical memoirs of the following southern Arkansas counties: Ashley, Bradley, Calhoun, Chicot, Clark, Cleveland, Columbia, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Lincoln, Little River, Miller, Nevada, Ouachita, Pike, Sevier, and Union. It contains a condensed history of the state of Arkansas, biographies and biographical sketches of many distinguished and prominent citizens of the counties named, and descriptive histories of each of these counties as well. This database is a wonderful source of information for researchers with ancestors from Arkansas. Not only will it provide you with information on the places in which your ancestors lived, but it may also provide you with information specific to your ancestors. Even if your ancestors are not in this biographical record, much can be learned by reading about the lives of others who lived during the time of your ancestors.