Jones County, Mississippi

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Jones County Courthouse<br> PO Box 1468<br> Laurel, MS 39441<br> Phone: 601.428.0527&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1882<br>and court records&nbsp;from 1907; Clerk Chancery Court<br>at Laurel and&nbsp;Ellisville, Mississippi has divorce and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jones County, Mississippi page 380, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[[<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jones County, Mississippi page 380, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>|Jones County Courthouse]]<br>PO Box 1468<br>Laurel, MS 39441<br>Phone: 601.428.0527&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1882<br>and court records&nbsp;from 1907; Clerk Chancery Court<br>at Laurel and&nbsp;Ellisville, Mississippi has divorce and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jones County, Mississippi page 380, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 19:40, 6 August 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

[[[1]|Jones County Courthouse]]
PO Box 1468
Laurel, MS 39441
Phone: 601.428.0527 

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1882
and court records from 1907; Clerk Chancery Court
at Laurel and Ellisville, Mississippi has divorce and land records[1]

History

Parent County

1826--Jones County was created 24 January 1826 from Covington and Wayne Counties. 
County seats: Laurel  District 2

 Ellisville  District 1[2]


Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some records have been lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Laurel

Ellisville

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • George's Camp

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Jones 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 Jones County.
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company B - Nixon’s Company
- 7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
Company C - Jones County Rebels
Company F - Renovators
- 8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company K - Elllisville Invincibles, aka Jones County Invincibles [also listed as Co. C]

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. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jones County, Mississippi page 380, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).