Attala County, Mississippi

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Revision as of 21:55, 11 May 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Attala County

Guide to Attala 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

Attala County Courthouse
230 W Washington Street
Kosciusko, MS 39090-0000
Phone: 662.289.2921

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records.
Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate
and land records and old newspapers. [1]

History

Parent County

1833--Attala County was created 23 December 1833 as part of the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Kosciusko [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Attala 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 Attala County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company F - Shipp’s Company
- 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry [became the 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]
Company - Rocky Point Rifles, aka Rocky Point Rifle Company
- 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
Company B - Rocky Point Rifles, aka Rocky Point Rifle Company
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company B - Attala Yellow Jackets
Company K - Center Marksmen
- 5th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company E - Love’s Company
Company I - Turner’s Company
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company C - Buford’s Company

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

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Attala 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. 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.