Greene County, Mississippi Genealogy

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Revision as of 21:41, 11 May 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Greene County

Guide to Greene 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

Greene County Courthouse
PO Box 610
Leakesville, MS 39451
Phone: 601.394.2377

Clerk Chancery Court has court, land and probate records
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. [1]

History

Parent County

1811--Greene County was created 9 December 1811 from Amite, Franklin and Wayne.
County seat: Leakesville [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1875--Some records were lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Greene 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 Greene County. 
- 9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company D - Stevens’ Company
- 17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry
Company F - Stevens’ Company

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

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), Greene County, Mississippi page 379, 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.