Delta Roots Genealogy Trail

The Arkansas Delta holds a treasure trove of resources for the avid genealogist, as well as the curious hobbyist who is shaking the family tree or those who just like roaming around historic cemeteries. The 15 Delta Byways counties boast public libraries with helpful staff, knowledgeable historical and genealogical societies, courthouse records, and university libraries with archives and special collections.  The region also has some of the state's oldest cemeteries, along with burials of some colorful famous and infamous characters.  The resources below will get you started, as well as provide a glimpse of just a few of the region's interesting cemeteries.