Adams County, Mississippi

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Adams County'''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Adams County
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| county_map =
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| state = Mississippi
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| founded year = 1799 from the Natchez District
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| founded date =
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| building address = Adams County Court House
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Circuit Clerk (601) 446-6326
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Natchez, MS 39120
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Natchez City Hall
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(601) 445-7500
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Natchez, MS 39120
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| seat wl = Natchez
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}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.adamscountyms.net/index.php Adams County Courthouse]<br>115 S Wall St; PO Box 1008<br>Natchez, MS 39120; <br>Phone: 601.446.6684<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has court, land and probate records.<br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage and death records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Adams County, Mississippi page 378, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1799'''--Adams County was created from the Natchez District .&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp; Natchez <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1799'''--Adams County was created 2 April 1799&nbsp;from the Natchez District.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp; Natchez <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Concordia Parish, Louisiana|Concordia Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Franklin County, Mississippi|Franklin]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Mississippi|Jefferson]]
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*[[Tensas Parish, Louisiana|Tensas Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Wilkinson County, Mississippi|Wilkinson]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African Americans<br>  ====
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1787 Adams County, Mississippi, Slave Certificates, 1858-1861]($) - a collection of slave certificates from the Adams County Courthouse. Slave information may include name, gender, color, age and weight. <br>
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1809''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1809 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1816''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1816 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1818''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1818 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1823''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1823 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1830''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1830 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1841''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1841 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1853''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1853 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1870''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1870 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
 
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*Civil War service men from Adams 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 Adams County.&nbsp;<br>
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:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]] (New)
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::Company B - Natchez Southrons [also listed as Co. C]
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery|1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery]]
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::Company H - Connor Battery
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:- [[12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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::Company B - Natchez Fencibles
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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:*'''1802-1817''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|Territorial Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1818-1896''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Natchez Mississippi Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192701&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Adams&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Adams|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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[[Category:Adams_County,_Mississippi]]
 
[[Category:Adams_County,_Mississippi]]

Revision as of 04:01, 3 January 2013

This article is about a southwestern Mississippi county. For other uses, see Adams.

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Online Records


Adams County, Mississippi
Map
Facts
Founded 1799 from the Natchez District
County Seat Natchez
Courthouse
Address Adams County Court House

Circuit Clerk (601) 446-6326 Natchez, MS 39120 Natchez City Hall (601) 445-7500 Natchez, MS 39120

Contents

County Courthouse

Adams County Courthouse
115 S Wall St; PO Box 1008
Natchez, MS 39120;
Phone: 601.446.6684

Clerk Chancery Court has court, land and probate records.
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage and death records. [1]

History

Parent County

1799--Adams County was created 2 April 1799 from the Natchez District.
County seat:  Natchez [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African Americans

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Adams County, Mississippi census records online, see: Mississippi Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Adams 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 Adams County. 
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (New)
Company B - Natchez Southrons [also listed as Co. C]
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery
Company H - Connor Battery
- 12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company B - Natchez Fencibles

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Adams County, Mississippi page 378, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).