Jones County, Mississippi Genealogy

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{{Mississippi-stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Mississippi]]&nbsp;&gt; Jones County'' <br>
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{{Mississippi-stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Jones County, Mississippi]]'' <br>  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Jones_County_Mississippi_Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]
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[[Image:Jones County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Jones County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg]]  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1826'''--Jones County was created 24 January 1826&nbsp;from [[Covington County, Mississippi|Covington]] and [[Wayne County, Mississippi|Wayne]] Counties. &nbsp;'''County seat: '''Laurel <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;
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'''1826'''--Jones County was created 24 January 1826&nbsp;from [[Covington County, Mississippi|Covington]] and [[Wayne County, Mississippi|Wayne]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Laurel <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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:*'''1837''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1837 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1841''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1841 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1853''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1853 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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*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.<br>
 
*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.<br>
  
:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves]]
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves]]  
::Company B - Nixon’s Company
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::Company B - Nixon’s Company  
 
:- [[7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
:- [[7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
::Company C - Jones County Rebels  
 
::Company C - Jones County Rebels  
::Company F - Renovators
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::Company F - Renovators  
 
:- [[8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
:- [[8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
::Company K - Elllisville Invincibles, aka Jones County Invincibles [also listed as Co. C]
 
::Company K - Elllisville Invincibles, aka Jones County Invincibles [also listed as Co. C]
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:*'''1827-1896''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 23:37, 5 April 2012

 United States  Gotoarrow.png Mississippi  Gotoarrow.png Jones County, Mississippi

Contents

County Courthouse

Jones County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg

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

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