Leake County, Mississippi Genealogy

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Leake County; Court Sq; PO Box 72; Carthage, MS 39051; Ph. 601.267.7371 Details: (Clk Chan Ct has m rec, div rec from 1871, ct rec, land rec from 1833, pro rec from 1840 & mil dis rec from 1918)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 20:38, 2 August 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

Leake County; Court Sq; PO Box 72; Carthage, MS 39051; Ph. 601.267.7371 Details: (Clk Chan Ct has m rec, div rec from 1871, ct rec, land rec from 1833, pro rec from 1840 & mil dis rec from 1918)

History

Parent County

1833--Leake County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Carthage [1] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Leake 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 Leake County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company E - Hall’s Company
- 6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company C - Quitman Southrons
- Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry
Company D - Perkins’ 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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).