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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


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]


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.


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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




Local Histories



  • 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




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


  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


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