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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.leakems.com/ Leake County Courthouse]<br>Court Sq; PO Box 72; <br>Carthage, MS 39051<br>Phone: 601.267.7371<br>&nbsp;<br>Clerk Chancery Court has marriage records, <br>divorce records from 1871, <br>court records, land records from 1833, <br>probate records from 1840 and military records from 1918<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Leake 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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[http://www.leakems.com/ Leake County Courthouse]<br>Court Sq; PO Box 72; <br>Carthage, MS 39051<br>Phone: 601.267.7371<br>&nbsp;<br>Clerk Chancery Court has marriage records, <br>divorce records from 1871, <br>court records, land records from 1833, <br>probate records from 1840 and military records from 1918<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Leake 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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:*'''1841''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1841 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1841''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1841 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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Contents

County Courthouse

Leake County Courthouse
Court Sq; PO Box 72;
Carthage, MS 39051
Phone: 601.267.7371
 
Clerk Chancery Court has marriage records,
divorce records from 1871,
court records, land records from 1833,
probate records from 1840 and military records from 1918[1]

History

Parent County

1833--Leake County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Carthage [2] 

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Leake 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).