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Question #1: The lists of probate records for many counties appear to be incomplete. Are these records available? How can we view them?
Answer #1: Below is a list of counties which contain missing online images, but which we have available on microfilm. You can order the microfilm and view it at your local FamilySearch (formerly called Family History) Center.

COUNTY
FILM NUMBER
RECORDS ON THE FILM (Information taken from description of film contents in the Family History Library Catalog)
Adams
0886339
Record of judgments, 1824-1825
Record of insolvent estates, 1842-1857
Adams
1064933
Probate register of claims deceased v. 1 1906-1935
Circuit court index 1815-1819
Record of lands sold for taxes to individuals 1893-1931
Adams
1064876
Index to deed records, Volume A-G 1780-1798
Court records 1836-1949
Probate records 1800-1956
Deed records, 1780-1886; indexes 1798-1899
Carroll
2311416
Records of final judgments, 1852-1856, Index to court records 1839-1840
Claiborne
1887837
Probate records, 1802-1956; will index, 1802-1969
Chancery court records, 1804-1932; indexes, 1835-1938
Court records 1818-1937; indexes 1823-1832
Clarke
1854709
Court records, 1840-1934, index, 1840-1942
DeSoto
2414725
Will record; index to wills, 1851-1990, 1851-1957
Chancery court minutes 1856-1904
Homestead records 1892-1951
Index to estates and guardianship matters
Hancock
2294346
Land and property records, 1853-1917; indexes, 1896-1912---, 1826-1917
Chancery Court records 1853-1928; indexes 1853-1953, 1953-1953
Probate records 1853-1924; index 1916-1921
Circuit court records 1853-1903; indexes, 1840-1903
Chancery Court case files; index 1853-1907
Chancery Court case files (divorces) index 1916-1950
Hinds
1737903
Probate records, 1825-1922
Circuit Court records, 1821-1883, 1919-1965
Hinds
1738582
Probate records, 1825-1922
Jones
2134138
Wills records, 1897-1934
Kemper
2194883
Probate records, 1881-1972
Supervisor’s minutes, ca. 1916-1932
Board of Supervisor’s minutes 1882-1902
Lincoln
1630882
Final records, 1895-1940
Guardians and administrators records, 1895-1942
Lowndes
0398147
Final records of court cases 1846-1941
Justice court docket and records 1879-1899
Lowndes
0398146
Estate accounts 1869-1914
Lowndes
1183363
Final records of court cases 1846-1941
Lowndes
2358752
Chancery Court dockets 1856-1912
Chancery probate citations docket, 1860-1874
Appraisals of estates 1897-1900
Lowndes
2358863
Records of claims against the estates of descendants 1846-1879
Estate accounts 1869-1914
Madison
2260411
Chancery court records, ca. 1832-1950
indexes, ca 1828-1982
divorces ca, 1844-1950, 1828-1950
Neshoba
1987505
Court Records 1859-1931, index, 1908-1957
Neshoba
1987503
Probate records 1860-1947
Land Records 1835-1948
general index to deeds, 1835-1892
Newton
2166738
Probate records 1876-1969
Panola
1734725
Chancery Court records, 1840-1906, index, 1880-1972
Panola
1734622
Chancery court records 1840-1906, index, 1880-1972
Cemetery records
Pike
2057910
Probate records 1882-1948
Probate records, 1882-1957
Pike
2057978
Probate records 1882-1948
Probate records 1882-1957
Scott
0904274
Probate records, 1835-1951; index to wills 1866-1972
Execution docket v A 1878-1885
Execution docket v. A 1867-1869
Scott
1993232
Land records, 1835-1936; indexes 1835-1995, deeds and wills 1835-1839
Smith
2031499
Probate records 1893-1947
Land and property records 1832-1909
Tate
2417420
Minutes and final records of court cases, 1873-1893
index to general chancery docket, 1873-1953

Question #2: I am looking for Estates (series 1) 1853-1854 no 1251-1299 in Hinds County. Can you help me find them?
Answer #2: It appears that these records were missed when the county records were filmed. They are not available at this time.

Question #3: Can you tell me where to locate the Rankin County Will index Vol 1, 1855?
Answer #3: This Will Index has been incorrectly loaded into the Lowndes > Will index no date vol 1-18 browse point.

Question #4: I cannot find the pages of my ancestor’s will in Yalobusha County. Can you help me with that?
Answer #4: In the browse point Yalobusha > Wills 1834-1958 vol A-C, pages 7-10 that would fit between pages 6 and 11 that are on image 197 were missing at the time of filming. These are not available for viewing either online or on the microfilm.

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