Amite County, Mississippi

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Amte County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]Amite County Courthouse<br>243 W Main St; <br>Liberty, MS 39645-0000<br>Phone: 601.657.8022<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has court, land and<br> probate records from 1809. <br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Amite 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  ====
  
'''1809'''--Amite County was created 24 February 1809&nbsp;from [[Wilkinson County, Mississippi|Wilkinson]] County .&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp; Liberty <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1809'''--Amite County was created 24 February 1809&nbsp;from [[Wilkinson County, Mississippi|Wilkinson]] County.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp; Liberty <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
LDS Cemetery Records<br>US Vol. 5 page 215 - Bethel baptist Cemetery <br>
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LDS Cemetery Records<br>US Vol. 5 page 215 - Bethel baptist Cemetery <br>  
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1810''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1810 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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:*'''1820''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1820 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1824''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1824 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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:*'''1833''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1833 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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*Civil War service men from Amite 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 Amite County.&nbsp;<br>
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:- [[4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company I - Stockdale Rangers
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:- [[7th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|7th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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::Company C - Amite Rifles
  
 
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:*'''1810-1817''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|Territorial Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1818-1891''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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:*'''1800-1900''' - Amite County, Mississippi Marriages. Arranged by [http://msgw.org/amite/bride.htm bride]. Arranged by [http://msgw.org/amite/groom.htm groom]. Courtesy: [http://www.msgw.org/ MSGenWeb] - free.
  
 
== 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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*[[Liberty 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=192706&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Amite&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 04:02, 3 January 2013

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Amte County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg
Amite County Courthouse
243 W Main St;
Liberty, MS 39645-0000
Phone: 601.657.8022

Clerk Chancery Court has court, land and
probate records from 1809.
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. [1]

History

Parent County

1809--Amite County was created 24 February 1809 from Wilkinson County.
County seat:  Liberty [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records
US Vol. 5 page 215 - Bethel baptist Cemetery

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Liberty

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Amite 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 Amite County. 
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company I - Stockdale Rangers
- 7th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company C - Amite Rifles

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 1800-1900 - Amite County, Mississippi Marriages. Arranged by bride. Arranged by groom. Courtesy: MSGenWeb - free.

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), Amite 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).