Lowndes County, Mississippi

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.lowndescountygov.com/ Lowndes County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 684<br>Columbus, MS 39703<br>Phone: 662.329.5805<br><br>Department of Archives and History has marriage, divorce, <br>probate, court and land records 1830-1900 and Bible records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lowndes County, Mississippi page 381, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1830'''--Lowndes County was created 30 January 1830&nbsp;from [[Monroe County, Mississippi|Monroe]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Columbus <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;  
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'''1830'''--Lowndes County was created 30 January 1830&nbsp;from [[Monroe County, Mississippi|Monroe]] County.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Columbus <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1837''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1837 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1866''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1866 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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*Civil War service men from Lowndes 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 Lowndes County.&nbsp;<br>
 
*Civil War service men from Lowndes 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 Lowndes County.&nbsp;<br>
  
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves]]
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::Company I - Perkins’ Company
 
:- [[2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]] [became the 48th Regiment, Missippi Infantry]  
 
:- [[2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]] [became the 48th Regiment, Missippi Infantry]  
::Company - Blewett’s, aka Blewett’s Rifles, &amp; aka "The Blewett’s"
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::Company - Blewett’s, aka Blewett’s Rifles, &amp; aka "The Blewett’s"  
 
:- [[6th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|6th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
 
:- [[6th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|6th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
 
::Company E - Hunt’s Company  
 
::Company E - Hunt’s Company  
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::Company H - Richards’ Company  
 
::Company H - Richards’ Company  
 
::Company I - Johnston’s Company  
 
::Company I - Johnston’s Company  
::Company K - Lipscomb’s Company
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::Company K - Lipscomb’s Company  
 
:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]](Old)  
 
:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]](Old)  
 
::Company D - Lowndes Southrons  
 
::Company D - Lowndes Southrons  
::Company E - Southern Avengers
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::Company E - Southern Avengers  
 
:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]](New)  
 
:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]](New)  
::Company E - Lowndes Southrons
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::Company E - Lowndes Southrons  
:- [[11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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:- [[11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
::Company E - Prairie Guards
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::Company E - Prairie Guards  
 
:- [[48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]] [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]  
 
:- [[48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]] [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]  
 
::Company C - Blewett’s Company, aka Blewett’s Rifles, &amp; aka "The Blewett’s"  
 
::Company C - Blewett’s Company, aka Blewett’s Rifles, &amp; aka "The Blewett’s"  
::Company K - Capt. J.H. Fields’ Company [subsequently became Co. F, 8th Confederate Cavalry]
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::Company K - Capt. J.H. Fields’ Company [subsequently became Co. F, 8th Confederate Cavalry]  
 
:- [[19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)|19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)]]  
 
:- [[19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)|19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)]]  
 
::Company E [sic] - Abert’s Company  
 
::Company E [sic] - Abert’s Company  
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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:*'''1830-1896''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Columbus Mississippi Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192819&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Lowndes&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Lowndes|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Lowndes County Courthouse
PO Box 684
Columbus, MS 39703
Phone: 662.329.5805

Department of Archives and History has marriage, divorce,
probate, court and land records 1830-1900 and Bible records. [1]

History

Parent County

1830--Lowndes County was created 30 January 1830 from Monroe County.
County seat: Columbus [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Lowndes 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 Lowndes County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company I - Perkins’ Company
- 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry [became the 48th Regiment, Missippi Infantry]
Company - Blewett’s, aka Blewett’s Rifles, & aka "The Blewett’s"
- 6th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company E - Hunt’s Company
Company F - Harrington’s Company
Company H - Richards’ Company
Company I - Johnston’s Company
Company K - Lipscomb’s Company
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Old)
Company D - Lowndes Southrons
Company E - Southern Avengers
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (New)
Company E - Lowndes Southrons
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company E - Prairie Guards
- 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
Company C - Blewett’s Company, aka Blewett’s Rifles, & aka "The Blewett’s"
Company K - Capt. J.H. Fields’ Company [subsequently became Co. F, 8th Confederate Cavalry]
- 19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)
Company E [sic] - Abert’s Company
Company F [sic] - Fields’ Company
Company G - Matthews’ Company

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lowndes County, Mississippi page 381, 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).