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[[Image:Hinds County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Hinds County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg]][http://www.co.hinds.ms.us/pgs/index.asp Hinds County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 686; <br>Jackson, MS 39205<br>Phone: 601.968.6237<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records <br>from 1823 and court records from 1930.<br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hinds County, Mississippi page 379, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Revision as of 17:18, 12 June 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png Mississippi  Gotoarrow.png Hinds County

Guide to Hinds 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

Hinds County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg
Hinds County Courthouse
PO Box 686;
Jackson, MS 39205
Phone: 601.968.6237

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1823 and court records from 1930. Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records. [1]
Beginning Dates for Hinds County, Mississippi Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate

1823




History

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Naturalization

Newspapers

Occupations

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

County Courthouse

Hinds County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg
Hinds County Courthouse
PO Box 686;
Jackson, MS 39205
Phone: 601.968.6237

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records
from 1823 and court records from 1930.
Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1821--Hinds County was created 12 February 1821 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Jackson [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Mississippi denominations, view the Mississippi Church Records wiki page.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Jackson
Episcopal

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Raymond

  • 1867-1885 - St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Raymond, Baptism Index 1867-1885. Batch C714191 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1867-1895 - St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Raymond, Marriage Index 1867-1895. Batch M714191 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Bolton

  • 1869-1885 - St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Bolton, Baptism Index 1869-1885. Batch C714181 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1869-1895 - St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Bolton, Marriage Index 1869-1895. Batch M714181 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Court

Education

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Hinds 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 Hinds County. 

- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Percy's) (Army of 10,000)
Company D - (Brownsville Terribles)
Company H - (Raymond Minute Men)
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Old)
Company A - Mississippi Rifles
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (New)
Company D - Mississippi Rifles [also listed as Co. G]
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery
Company A - Ridley’s Battery, aka Jackson Light Artillery
- 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry [became the 48th Regiment, Missippi Infantry]
Company - Jackson Boys [attached to the 26th Virginia Infantry]
- 3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
Company C - Raymond Minute Men
Company K [sic] - Capt. Charlton’s Independent Company
- 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
Company A - Jackson Boys [attached to the 26th Virginia Infantry]
- 3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company C - Downing Rifles
- 12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company C - Raymond Fencibles [also listed as Co. A]
Civil War Battles

The following Civil War Battles were fought in Hinds County

Map showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hinds 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. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 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.
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)
  5. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)
  6. Heritage Preservation Services, http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms009.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012)
  7. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012).