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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1833 - Choctaw County was created from part of the territory ceded by the Choctaw Indians under the treaty of Dancing Rabbit in 1830.  Choctaw county was organized December 23, 1833.  County seat: Ackerman [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

There have been several fires and early records are missing. Records after 1881 are found in Ackerman.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Choctaw 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 Choctaw County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery
Company C - Turner’s Battery
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company A - Choctaw Rangers
- 3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
Company D - Choctaw Rough & Ready Company
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company A - Bankston Guards
- 5th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company G - Barry Guards

19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)

Company D - Cochran’s Company

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

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).

 

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