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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://recordsproject.com/county/mississippi/jones.asp 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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[http://recordsproject.com/county/mississippi/jones.asp Jones County Courthouse] <br>PO Box 1468<br>Laurel, MS 39441<br>Phone: 601.428.0527<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1882<br>and court records from 1907. <br>Clerk Chancery Court at Laurel and 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 04:13, 3 January 2013

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jones 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).