Jefferson County, Mississippi Genealogy

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Guide to '''Jefferson County Mississippi genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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Revision as of 23:54, 15 March 2013

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Guide to Jefferson 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

Jefferson County, Courthouse
307 Main St; PO Box 145;
Fayette, MS 39069
Phone: 601.786.3021

Clerk Chancery Court has marriage records from 1798,
Court records from 1860, probate and land records ;from 1798. [1]

History

Jefferson County was named Pickering until 1802.
Jefferson-thomas.jpg

Parent County

1799--Jefferson County was created 2 April 1799 from the Natchez District.
County seat: Fayette [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1904--Some records were lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Jefferson 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 Jefferson County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery
Company K - Abbay’s Battery
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company H - Whitney’s Company
- 12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company A - Charlie Clark Rifles [also listed as Co. H] 

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), Jefferson County, Mississippi page 380, 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).