Lee County, Mississippi Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[http://www.leecosheriff.com/index.php Lee County Courthouse]<br>200 W Jefferson St; PO Box 7127<br> Tupelo, MS 38802<br> Phone: 662.841.9100<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records.<br> Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. <br>Justice Court has court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lee 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.leecosheriff.com/index.php Lee County Courthouse]<br>200 W Jefferson St; PO Box 7127<br> Tupelo, MS 38802<br> Phone: 662.841.9100<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records.<br> Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. <br>Justice Court has court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lee 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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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Lee County Courthouse
200 W Jefferson St; PO Box 7127
Tupelo, MS 38802
Phone: 662.841.9100

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

History

Parent County

1866--Lee County was created 26 October 1866 from Itawamba and Pontotoc Counties.
County seat: Tupelo [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Lee County

  • July 14-15, 1864 = Tupelo[3] also known as Harrisburg
Map showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.

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), Lee 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)