Leake County, Mississippi Genealogy

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*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.&nbsp;<br>
 
*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.&nbsp;<br>
  
 
:- [[6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
:- [[6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
::Company C - Quitman Southrons
 
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:- [[Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry| Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry]]
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Revision as of 21:16, 16 December 2010

United States > Mississippi >Leake County

Contents

County Courthouse

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

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. 
- 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 

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).