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Guide to Issaquena County Mississippi genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Issaquena County Courthouse
PO Box 27
Mayersville, MS 39113
Phone: 662.873.2761

Clerk Chancery Court has marriage records from 1866,
divorce, probate, court and land records from 1850. [1]


Parent County

1844--Issaquena County was created 23 January 1844 from Washington County.
County seat: Mayersville [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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




Local Histories






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

  • 1866-1879 - Issaquena County Marriage Books 1 and 2 Index 1866-1879. Batch M516931 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1875-1882 - Issaquena County Marriage Books 3 and 4 Index 1875-1882. Batch M516932 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1882-1889 - Issaquena County Marriage Books 5 and 6 Index 1882-1889. Batches M516933 and M516934 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1889-1892 - Issaquena County Marriage Books 7 and 8 Index 1889-1892. Batch M516935 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1892-1899 - Issaquena County Marriage Books 9 and 10 Index 1892-1899. Batches M516936 and M748562 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1899-1907 - Issaquena County Marriage Books 11 and 12 Index 1899-1907. Batch M748567 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1907-1915 - Issaquena County Marriage Books 13 and 14 Index 1907-1915. Batch M748564 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1915-1920 - Issaquena County Marriage Book 15 Index 1915-1920. Batch M748500 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Issaquena 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 3.5 3.6 3.7 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at


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