Kemper County, Mississippi Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.courtreference.com/Kemper-County-Mississippi-Courts.htm Kemper County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;Bell St; PO Box 188<br> De Kalb, MS 39328<br> Phone: 601.743.2560&nbsp;<br>
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Kemper-County-Mississippi-Courts.htm Kemper County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;Bell St; PO Box 188<br> De Kalb, MS 39328<br> Phone: 601.743.2560&nbsp;<br>  
  
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1912; <br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate, court&nbsp;<br>and land records from 1912<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kemper 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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Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1912; <br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate, court&nbsp;<br>and land records from 1912<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kemper 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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:*'''1837''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1837 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1837''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1837 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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Contents

County Courthouse

Kemper County Courthouse
 Bell St; PO Box 188
De Kalb, MS 39328
Phone: 601.743.2560 

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1912;
Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate, court 
and land records from 1912[1]

History

Parent County

1833--Kemper County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: De Kalb [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1882--Some records were lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Kemper 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 Kemper County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company C - Lampley’s Company
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company H - Kemper Dragoons
- 5th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company I - Kemper Rebels, aka Kemper Guards
- Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry
Company A - Perrin’s Company
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company A - Perrin’s Company
Company F - Steele’s Company

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), Kemper 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).