Humphreys County, Mississippi

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.humphreystn.com/officials/index.html Humphreys County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 547<br> Belzoni, MS 39038<br> Phone: 662.247.1740<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has birth and marriage records. <br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records from 1918. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Humphreys County, Mississippi page 379, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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'''1918'''--Humphreys County was created 28 March 1918&nbsp;from [[Holmes County, Mississippi|Holmes]], [[Washington County, Mississippi|Washington]], [[Yazoo County, Mississippi|Yazoo]] and [[Sunflower County, Mississippi|Sunflower]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Belzoni <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;
  
 
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*[[Holmes County, Mississippi|Holmes]]
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*[[Leflore County, Mississippi|Leflore]]
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*[[Sharkey County, Mississippi|Sharkey]]
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*[[Sunflower County, Mississippi|Sunflower]]
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*[[Yazoo County, Mississippi|Yazoo]]
  
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194428&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Mississippi &amp;columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.]
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Revision as of 04:11, 3 January 2013

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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

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

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).