Clarke County, Mississippi Genealogy

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Revision as of 21:46, 11 May 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Clarke County

Guide to Clarke 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

Clarke County Courthouse
PO Box 689;
Quitman, MS 39355
Phone: 662.776.2126

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce and probate records from 1875. [1]

History

Parent County

1812--Clarke County was created 10 December 1812 from Washington County.
County seat: Quitman [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Clarke 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 Clarke County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company A - Reynold’s Company
Company H - McGriff’s Company
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company F - East Mississippi Dragoons, aka East Mississippi Guards
- 7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
Company D - Mississippi Rangers
Company E - Mississippi Sharpshooters
- 7th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company G - Stancill’s Company, aka Garrett’s Company, and aka White’s Company
- 9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company B - Miller’s Company
- 17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry
Company D - Miller’s Company
- 8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company D - Moody True Blues [also listed as Co. F]
Company F - Clarke County [also listed as Co. K]

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

  • 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), Clarke 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.