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Revision as of 21:56, 11 May 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Alcorn County

Guide to Alcorn County Mississippi genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Alcorn County, Mississippi
Map
Facts
Founded 15 April, 1870 from Tippah and Tishomingo Counties
County Seat Corinth
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

Alcorn County Courthouse
PO Box 112;
Corinth, MS 38834-0112
Phone: 601.286.7702

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce records from 1913.
Clerk Circuit Court has court records from 1860. [1]

History

Parent County

1870--Alcorn County was created 15 April 1870 from Tippah and Tishomingo Counties.
County seat:  Corinth [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Alcorn County, Mississippi 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 Alcorn County, Mississippi:

- 6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate). Company I.
- 9th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate). Company I.
Civil War Battles

The following Civil War Battles were fought in Alcorn County:

Map showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

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.

Vital Records

Marriage

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), Alcorn 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012)
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012)
  5. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/c/ce/Igimississippia.pdf.