Jones County, Mississippi Genealogy

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Revision as of 07:13, 7 January 2011

 United States  > Mississippi > Jones County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1826--Jones County was created 24 January 1826 from Covington and Wayne Counties.  County seat: Laurel [1] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some records have been lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

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 

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).