Franklin County, Mississippi Genealogy

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Revision as of 18:15, 7 November 2011

Franklin County, Mississippi
Map
Map of Mississippi highlighting Franklin County
Location in the state of Mississippi
Map of the U.S. highlighting Mississippi
Location of Mississippi in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1809
County Seat Meadville
Courthouse
Address P O Box 297

Meadville, MS 39653

 United States  > Mississippi > Franklin County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Brief History (Pre-1817) of Franklin County, Mississippi, USGenWeb for Franklin County, Mississippi

Parent County

1809--Franklin County was created 21 December 1809 from Adams County.  County seat:  Meadville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1877--Some records were lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Franklin

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Franklin 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 Franklin County.
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company I - Stockdale Rangers
- 7th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company A - Franklin Rifles
Company K - Quitman Rifles
Company E - Franklin Beauregards

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).