Marshall County, Mississippi

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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Johnston's)|1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Johnston's)]]  
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::Company A - Walker Reserves
::Company A - Walker Reserves  
::Company F - Alcorn Rifles
::Company F - Alcorn Rifles
:- [[2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans|2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans]] [Also called 2nd Partisan Rangers/Ballentine’s Regiment Mississippi Cavalry]
::Company F - Reason’s Company
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==== Newspapers  ====

Revision as of 01:49, 28 November 2010

 United States  > Mississippi > Marshall County


County Courthouse


Parent County

1836--Marshall County was created 9 February 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession.  County seat: Holly Spring [1] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some early records are lost.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties





Family Histories

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]


  • Matthews, Paul A. Early Families of the Memphis Area: Profiles of 135 Families of Fayette, Shelby and Tipton Counties in Tennessee, Crittenden County, Arkansas and DeSoto and Marshall Counties in Mississippi: With Historical Time Lines and Photogrpahs of Those Counties. Memphis, Tennessee: Descendants of Early Settlers of Shelby and Adjoining Counties, 2008. FHL US/CAN Book 976 D2m.



Local Histories



  • Civil War service men from Marshall 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 Marshall County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Johnston's)
Company A - Walker Reserves
Company F - Alcorn Rifles
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans [Also called 2nd Partisan Rangers/Ballentine’s Regiment Mississippi Cavalry]
Company F - Reason’s Company




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).