Calhoun County, Mississippi Genealogy

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Revision as of 02:30, 10 February 2013

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Online Records


Contents

County Courthouse

Calhoun County Courthouse
PO Box 8
Pittsboro, MS 38951
Phone: 662.983.3122

Clerk Chancery Court has marriage, divorce,
probate and land records from 1922 and
land abstracts from 1852. [1]

History

Parent County

1852--Calhoun County was created 8 March 1852 from Lafayette and Yalobusha Counties.
County seat: Pittsboro [2]

Boundary Changes

 Record Loss

1922--The courthouse burned.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Calhoun 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 Calhoun County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company E - Polk Rangers
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans (Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s)
Company F - Reason’s Company
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company F - Sons of the South
Company I - Benela Sharpshooters
- 19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)
Company A - Williams’ Company
Company B - Mitchell’s Company
- 8th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry (formerly 19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)
Company A - Williams’ Company
Company B - Mitchell’s Company
Company K - Cox’s Company

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