Tina Farmer - BCL Genealogist

Genealogy office hours are Monday - Wednesday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

If the genealogist is not available, please check with the front desk for options.

Before traveling long distances, please call 870-741-5913 ext 4 to ensure someone is available to assist you. 

For help with genealogy questions related to genealogy please contact:


Our genealogy collection includes:

  • Arkansas census records on microfilm
  • The Boone Headlight newspaper on microfilm (1923 to 2002) Beginning - Demise
  • (The Harrison Daily Times owns microfilm of their newspaper that they will loan you for use on our microfilm reader)
  • Genealogy books from various states (especially Arkansas)
  • Family histories that have been donated to the library
  • Immigration books
  • Revolutionary and Civil War records
  • The Mountain Meadows Massacre
  • The Ozark Mountains
  • Basic genealogy help books
  • Marriage, cemetery, and history books on most Arkansas counties
  • Genealogy newsletters from various states
  • We have a microfilm rental program that will enable you to borrow census and other microfilms not in our collection
  • And much more...

Genealogy material cannot be checked out.  There is a B&W copier in the genealogy department.  (B&W copies are 10 cents a page and color copies (downstairs copier only) are 25 cents a page)

Genealogy Quick Links


Misbach Enterprises Charts

Misbach Enterprises Charts

Ancestry.com Link

 Click the picture above to access Ancestry.com

(Available only at the Library) 

Misbach Enterprises Charts

Misbach Enterprises Charts

Misbach Enterprises Charts


Includes pedigree charts, picture charts, family group record sheets, etc...

My Heritage

Misbach Enterprises Charts

HeritageQuest Online

My Heritage Logo

WorldVitalRecords and FamilyLink are now available on myheritage.com.  

Subscribers of both sites have been granted access to billions of historical records on the new website.

HeritageQuest Online

The Encyclopedia of Arkansas

HeritageQuest Online


Discover your family history today!

The Encyclopedia of Arkansas

The Encyclopedia of Arkansas

The Encyclopedia of Arkansas


 The CALS Encyclopedia of Arkansas is a free, authoritative source of  information about the rich history, geography, and culture of Arkansas.  


Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials or add photos, virtual flowers and a note to a loved one's memorial. Search or browse cemeteries and grave records for every-day and famous people from around the world.

National Archives and Records Administration

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record keeper.  Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal or historical reasons that they are kept by us forever.  Those valuable records are preserved and are available to you, whether you want to see if they contain clues about your family’s history, need to prove a veteran’s military service, or are researching a historical topic that interests you.

Arkansas State Archives

The Arkansas Records Catalog provides quick and easy access to detailed descriptions of primary source materials maintained by archives, special collections, libraries, historical societies, and museums across the state.  It brings together collection guides from many of Arkansas's repositories to help you locate historical documents and learn where you can gain access to the physical records you seek.

U.S. Department of the Interior - Bureau of Land Management

The U.S. Department of the Interior - Bureau of Land Management website has live access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, including image access to more than five million Federal land title records issued between 1820 and the present.  They also have images related to survey plats and field notes dating back to 1810.  Due to organization of the documents in the GLO collection, this site does not currently contain every Federal title record issued for the Public Land States.

Boone County Historical & Railroad Society

The Boone County Historical & Railroad Society is a non-profit organization devoted to the preservation of the historical heritage of Boone County, Arkansas.  The Society sponsors and operates the Boone County Heritage Museum in Harrison, Arkansas. 

Newton County Historical Society

The offices of the Historical Society are located inside the Bradley House Museum, which is operated by the Historical Society.  Visit the Bradley House Museum to search your family tree in the museum’s genealogical library.  Our library includes: census records for Newton and surrounding counties, marriage records dating back to 1866 - in some cases earlier; cemetery records, and donated family histories.  Our research materials and books are for on-site use only and can't be checked out. 

ARGenWeb Project - Boone County Arkansas

Thank you for visiting ARGenWeb's Boone County, Gina Heffernan is the Temporary County Coordinator.  This site is a proud member of ARGenWeb and USGenWeb and contains a good deal of information, especially tombstone transcriptions and marriage records. We hope you enjoy your visit. The search engine includes pages from the Tombstone Photo Project as well as the Archives, making it easy to search all of the USGenWeb pages for Boone County in one place.  

ARGenWeb Project - Newton County Arkansas

Links and resources for Newton County Arkansas.

ARGenWeb Project - Marion County Arkansas

 Welcome to Marion Co, Arkansas' Genealogy spot on the web. 

ARGenWeb Project - Carroll County Arkansas

 Links and resources for Carroll County Arkansas. 

The Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation

We are dedicated to the Restoration and Preservation of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

Search for your relative's arrival in our database of 65 million passenger records.


JewishGen serves as the global home for Jewish genealogy. Featuring  unparalleled access to 30+ million records, it offers unique search  tools, along with opportunities for researchers to connect with others  who share similar interests.   

Native American History and Genealogy

Native American History and Genealogy is a guide to beginning Native American research, available records types, Bureau of Indian Affairs agencies and reservations, census, church, military records, schools, annuity, allotment, treaties, removal records, archives and libraries, cultural groups, and forts. 

Native Culture Links by Lisa Mitten

Welcome to my page of Native American Sites on the WWW.  My goal is to facilitate communication among Native peoples and between Indians and non-Indians by providing access to home pages of Native American Nations and organizations, and to other sites that provide solid information about American Indians.  


6 Generation Pedigree Chart

Click here to download the PDF file