Amite County, Mississippi Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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'''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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LDS Cemetery Records<br>US Vol. 5 page 215 - Bethel baptist Cemetery <br>  
 
LDS Cemetery Records<br>US Vol. 5 page 215 - Bethel baptist Cemetery <br>  
  
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:*'''1810''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1810 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1810''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1810 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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Revision as of 22:35, 10 April 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

Amte County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1809--Amite County was created 24 February 1809 from Wilkinson County.
County seat:  Liberty [1]

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 Genealogy 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

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).