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Contents

County Courthouse

Lawrence County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1814--Lawrence County was created 22 December 1814 from Marion County.
County seat: Monticello [1] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some records have been lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Lawrence 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 Lawrence County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery
Company F - Bradford’s Battery
- 7th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company G - Goode Rifles
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company G - Hargrove’s Company
- 12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company K - Lawrence Rifles [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).

 

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