The state of Arkansas is located in the Southern region of the United States and is host to a beautiful variety of natural ranges. The state is rich with natural resources such as farmland, lakes, rivers, and streams, gemstones and quarries. The resources and farmland attracted many migrant farmers from Kentucky during the 1800s. Arkansas is one state which had many soldiers who fought for both the Union and Confederacy during the Civil War. The state is known as “The Natural State” and was the 25th state admitted to the union on June 15, 1836.
The In-Brief Guide to Arkansas Genealogy contains Factoids, Timeline, Research Strategies, Migration Routes and Motivations and many other recommended resources. This 4-page PDF guide can be used on your computer or mobile device. Written by Jennifer Holik who has more than 20 years of research and writing experience, has published 11 books, numerous articles, and educational courses. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Missouri University of Science and Technology. In her business, Jennifer offers expert World War II, genealogical, and historical research services. She speaks on the topics of World War II research and writing, and kids genealogy in the United States and Europe. You can learn more at http://jenniferholik.com Jennifer is the author of IDG’s monthly column, “Stories from the Battlefield”.