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Guide to Perry County Mississippi genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
County CourthousePerry County Courthouse
PO Box 198
New Augusta, Ms 39462
Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate,
court and land records from 1878,
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1877. 
1877--Some records were lost.
Places / Localities
For tips on accessing Perry County, Mississippi census records online, see: Mississippi Census.
- Family Maps of Perry County, Mississippi (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
- Civil War service men from Perry County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Perry County.
- - 7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
- Company B - Beauregard Defenders
- - 9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
- Company D - Stevens’ Company
- - 17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry
- Company F - Stevens’ Company
Mississippi tax records replace missing censuses and provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years. For more information see Mississippi Taxation.
- 1877-1924 - Perry County Marriage Books 1-8 Index 1877-1924 in International Genealogical Index at FamilySearch - free.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- ↑ Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Perry County, Mississippi page 382, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- ↑ Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f2/Igimississippip.pdf.
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