Lamar County, Mississippi

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.chancery10.com/countylamar.php Lamar County Courthouse]<br>Town Sq; PO Box 1240<br> Oxford, MS 38655<br> Phone: 662.234.2131<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has marriage, <br>divorce, probate and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lamar County, Mississippi page 380, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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Lamar County was created in 1904 from Marion and Pearl River Counties. Some records were lost in 1934. County records are housed in Purvis.  
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'''1904'''--Lamar County was created 19 February 1904&nbsp;from [[Marion County, Mississippi|Marion]] and [[Pearl River County, Mississippi|Pearl River]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Purvis <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;
  
 
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'''1934--'''Some records were lost.
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Covington County, Mississippi|Covington]]
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*[[Forrest County, Mississippi|Forrest]]
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*[[Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi|Jefferson Davis]]
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*[[Marion County, Mississippi|Marion]]
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*[[Pearl River County, Mississippi|Pearl River]]
  
 
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Web Sites ==
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==== Family History Centers&nbsp; ====
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Hattiesburg Mississippi Family History Center]]
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192798&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Lamar&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]<br>
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Lamar|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}<br>
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Lamar,Mississippi]]
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Revision as of 04:14, 3 January 2013

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Lamar County Courthouse
Town Sq; PO Box 1240
Oxford, MS 38655
Phone: 662.234.2131

Clerk Chancery Court has marriage,
divorce, probate and court records. [1]

History

Parent County

1904--Lamar County was created 19 February 1904 from Marion and Pearl River Counties.
County seat: Purvis [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1934--Some records were lost.

Places/localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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), Lamar 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).