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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Amite_County,_Mississippi|Amite County]]''  
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Guide to '''Amite County Mississippi genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Amte County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Amte County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg]]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 from 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>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana|East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Franklin County, Mississippi|Franklin]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Mississippi|Lincoln]]
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*[[Pike County, Mississippi|Pike]]
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*[[St. Helena Parish, Louisiana|St. Helena Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana|Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Wilkinson County, Mississippi|Wilkinson]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
LDS Cemetery Records<br>
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LDS Cemetery Records<br>US Vol. 5 page 215 - Bethel baptist Cemetery <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.
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records
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*Liberty
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Maps ====
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==== Maps ====
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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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
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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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  ====
 
==== 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.
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*'''1809-1844''' - Amite County Marriage Books 1 thru 3 Index 1809-1844. Batch {{IGI|M516731}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">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.</ref>
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*'''1844-1873''' - Amite County Marriage Books 4 thru 6 Index 1844-1873. Batch {{IGI|M516732}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1866-1879''' - Amite County Marriage Book 7 Index 1866-1879. Batch {{IGI|M516733}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1879-1885''' - Amite County Marriage Books 10 and 11 Index 1879-1885. Batch {{IGI|M516734}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1887-1892''' - Amite County Marriage Books 12 and 13 Index 1887-1892. Batch {{IGI|M516735}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1892-1899''' - Amite County Marriage Books 14 and 15 Index 1892-1899. Batch {{IGI|M516736}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1899-1903''' - Amite County Marriage Books 16 and 17 Index 1899-1903. Batch {{IGI|M735104}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1903-1905''' - Amite County Marriage Book 18 Index 1903-1905. Batch {{IGI|M735111}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1905-1910''' - Amite County Marriage Books 19 and 20 Index 1905-1910. Batch {{IGI|M735112}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1910-1917''' - Amite County Marriage Books 21 and 22 Index 1910-1917. Batch {{IGI|M735345}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1917-1924''' - Amite County Marriage Books 23 thru 25 Index 1917-1924. Batch {{IGI|M735082}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1924-1928''' - Amite County Marriage Books 26 and 27 Index 1924-1928. Batch {{IGI|M735182}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
== 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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*[[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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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Amite|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 21:09, 19 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Amite County

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

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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.
  • 1809-1844 - Amite County Marriage Books 1 thru 3 Index 1809-1844. Batch M516731 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1844-1873 - Amite County Marriage Books 4 thru 6 Index 1844-1873. Batch M516732 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1866-1879 - Amite County Marriage Book 7 Index 1866-1879. Batch M516733 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1879-1885 - Amite County Marriage Books 10 and 11 Index 1879-1885. Batch M516734 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1887-1892 - Amite County Marriage Books 12 and 13 Index 1887-1892. Batch M516735 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1892-1899 - Amite County Marriage Books 14 and 15 Index 1892-1899. Batch M516736 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1899-1903 - Amite County Marriage Books 16 and 17 Index 1899-1903. Batch M735104 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1903-1905 - Amite County Marriage Book 18 Index 1903-1905. Batch M735111 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1905-1910 - Amite County Marriage Books 19 and 20 Index 1905-1910. Batch M735112 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1910-1917 - Amite County Marriage Books 21 and 22 Index 1910-1917. Batch M735345 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1917-1924 - Amite County Marriage Books 23 thru 25 Index 1917-1924. Batch M735082 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1924-1928 - Amite County Marriage Books 26 and 27 Index 1924-1928. Batch M735182 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

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).
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 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.