Covington County, Mississippi Genealogy

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Revision as of 21:59, 11 December 2010

 United States  > Mississippi > Covington County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1819--Covington County was created 5 February 1819 from Lawrence and Wayne Counties.
County seat:  Collins [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1904--Some records were lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Seminary

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Covington 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 Covington County. 
- 7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
Company G - Covington Sharpshooters
- 7th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company I - Covington Rifles, aka Covington Rangers

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).