Hinds County, Mississippi Genealogy

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:*'''1824''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1824 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1825''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1825 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1841''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1841 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1870''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1870 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  =====
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Jackson
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'''St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Raymond'''
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*'''1867-1885''' - St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Raymond, Baptism Index 1867-1885. Batch {{IGI|C714191}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1867-1895''' - St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Raymond, Marriage Index 1867-1895. Batch {{IGI|M714191}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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'''St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Bolton'''
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*'''1869-1885''' - St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Bolton, Baptism Index 1869-1885. Batch {{IGI|C714181}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1869-1895''' - St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Bolton, Marriage Index 1869-1895. Batch {{IGI|M714181}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
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*[http://www.taneya-kalonji.com/gendigibookshelf/schools/yearbooks#mississippi Millsaps College Yearbooks] - back issues of the yearbook are available at the Internet Archive. Time span is approximately 1905-2010. &nbsp;
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*Millsaps College Catalogs - older issues provide details on where alumni are living.&nbsp;
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**[http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1896mill 1895-1896] | [http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1899mill 1898-1899] |&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1900mill 1899-1900] |&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1901mill 1900-1901] |&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1902mill 1901-1902] | [http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1903mill 1902-1903] |&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1904mill 1903-1904] |&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1906mill 1905-1906] |&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1907mill 1906-1907] | [http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1908mill 1907-1908] |&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1909mill 1908-1909] | [http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1910mill 1909-1910] |&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1911mill 1910-1911] | [http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1912mill 1911-1912]&nbsp;| [http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1913mill 1912-1913]&nbsp;| [http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1914mill 1913-1914] | [http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1915mill 1914-1915] |&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1916mill 1915-1916]&nbsp;| [http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1917mill 1916-1917] |&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1919mill 1918-1919]&nbsp;| [http://www.archive.org/details/millsapscollegec1921mill 1920-1921]&nbsp;| ([http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=Millsaps%20College%20Catalog%20AND%20collection%3Aamericana&sort=-date plus many more&nbsp;up to about 2004])
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*[http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=%22major%20notes%22%20AND%20mediatype%3Atexts&sort=-date Major Notes, 1955-1970] issues - the alumni publication of the college. &nbsp;There is an [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/351407950 index available at the Millsaps College Library Archives] that spans 1955-1997.&nbsp;<br>
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
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*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.<br>
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Percy's) (Army of 10,000)|1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Percy's) (Army of 10,000)]]
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::Company D - (Brownsville Terribles)
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::Company H - (Raymond Minute Men)
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:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]](Old)
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::Company A - Mississippi Rifles
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:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]](New)
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::Company D - Mississippi Rifles [also listed as Co. G]
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery|1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery]]
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::Company A - Ridley’s Battery, aka Jackson Light Artillery
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:- [[2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]]&nbsp;[became the 48th Regiment, Missippi Infantry]
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::Company - Jackson Boys [attached to the 26th Virginia Infantry]
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:- [[3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]]
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::Company C - Raymond Minute Men
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::Company K [sic] - Capt. Charlton’s Independent Company
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:- [[48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]] [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
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::Company A - Jackson Boys [attached to the 26th Virginia Infantry]
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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::Company C - Downing Rifles
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:- [[12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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::Company C - Raymond Fencibles [also listed as Co. A]
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===== Civil War Battles  =====
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The following Civil War Battles were fought in Hinds County
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*May 12, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms007.htm Raymond]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms007.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012)</ref><br>
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*May 14, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms008.htm Jackson]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms008.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012)</ref><br>
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*May 16, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms009.htm Champion Hill] also known as Bakers Creek<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms009.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012)</ref><br>
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*May 17, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/ms010.htm Big Black River Bridge<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/ms010.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012).</ref>][http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm <br>]
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:[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.
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:*'''1822-1891''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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*'''1836-1916''' - Hinds County Marriage Books 1-24 Index 1836-1916 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">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.</ref>
  
 
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== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==

Revision as of 17:21, 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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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 Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate

1823




History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Hinds County, Mississippi Genealogy 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


Genealogy

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
  • 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.


Naturalization

Newspapers

Occupations

Probate Records

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

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 Genealogy 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. 2.0 2.1 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 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 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).
  8. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)
  9. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)
  10. Heritage Preservation Services, http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms009.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012)
  11. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012).