Humphreys County, Mississippi

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United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi  Gotoarrow.png  Humphreys County

Guide to Humphreys 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

Humphreys County Courthouse
PO Box 547
Belzoni, MS 39038
Phone: 662.247.1740

Clerk Circuit Court has birth and marriage records.
Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records from 1918. [1]

History

Parent County

1918--Humphreys County was created 28 March 1918 from Holmes, Washington, Yazoo and Sunflower Counties.
County seat: Belzoni [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Humphreys 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.

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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), Humphreys 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).