Jasper County, Mississippi

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*'''1906-1919''' - Jasper County Marriage Index 1906-1919. Batch {{IGI|M748565}} 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/b/be/Igimississippij.pdf.</ref>
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Revision as of 00:06, 11 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Mississippi Gotoarrow.png Jasper County

Guide to Jasper 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

Jasper County Courthouse
Court St; PO Box 1047;
Bay Springs, MS 39422
Phone: 601.764.3368

County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1906.
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. [1]

History

Monument to William Jasper at Savannah, Georgia
The county is named after Sergeant William Jasper (c1750-1779).[2]

Parent County

1833--Jasper County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Bay Springs [3] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1932--Some records were lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

  • Civil War service men from Jasper 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 Jasper County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company B - Nixon’s Company
- 8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company G - Tolson Guards - History and Roster, another Roster
- 7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
Company A - Jasper County Company
Company B - Beauregard Defenders
- 8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company E - Tallahoma Hardshells [also listed as Co. H]
Company G - Tolson Guards [also listed as Co. E]

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage
  • 1906-1919 - Jasper County Marriage Index 1906-1919. Batch M748565 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1906-1923 - Jasper County Marriage Books 1 and 2 Index 1906-1923. Batch M748566 at FamilySearch - free.[4]

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), Jasper County, Mississippi page 379, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "William Jasper," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. 4.0 4.1 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/b/be/Igimississippij.pdf.