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'''Question''': The lists of probate records for many counties appear to be incomplete. Are these records available? How can we view them?  
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'''Question #1''': The lists of probate records for many counties appear to be incomplete. Are these records available? How can we view them? <br>'''Answer #1''': Below is a list of counties which contain missing online images, but which we have available on microfilm. You can [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Ordering_Microfilm_or_Microfiche_from_a_Family_History_Center order the microfilm] and view it at your local [https://www.familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch (formerly called Family History) Center.]<br>
  
'''Answer''': Below is a list of counties which contain missing online images, but which we have available on microfilm. You can [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Ordering_Microfilm_or_Microfiche_from_a_Family_History_Center order the microfilm] and view it at your local [https://www.familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch (formerly called Family History) Center.]<br>
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! scope="col" | <center>COUNTY</center>
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! scope="col" | <center>COUNTY</center>  
! scope="col" | FILM NUMBER  
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! scope="col" | <center>FILM NUMBER</center>
 
! scope="col" | RECORDS ON THE FILM (Information taken from description of film contents in the Family History Library Catalog)
 
! scope="col" | RECORDS ON THE FILM (Information taken from description of film contents in the Family History Library Catalog)
 
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| <center>Adams</center>
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| <center>Adams</center>  
| <center>0886339</center>
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| <center>0886339</center>  
 
| Record of judgments, 1824-1825<br>Record of insolvent estates, 1842-1857
 
| Record of judgments, 1824-1825<br>Record of insolvent estates, 1842-1857
 
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| <center>Adams</center>
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| <center>Adams</center>  
| <center>1064933</center>
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| <center>1064933</center>  
 
| Probate register of claims deceased v. 1 1906-1935<br>Circuit court index 1815-1819<br>Record of lands sold for taxes to individuals 1893-1931
 
| Probate register of claims deceased v. 1 1906-1935<br>Circuit court index 1815-1819<br>Record of lands sold for taxes to individuals 1893-1931
 
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| <center>Adams</center>
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| <center>Adams</center>  
| <center>1064876</center>
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| <center>1064876</center>  
 
| Index to deed records, Volume A-G 1780-1798<br>Court records 1836-1949<br>Probate records 1800-1956<br>Deed records, 1780-1886; indexes 1798-1899
 
| Index to deed records, Volume A-G 1780-1798<br>Court records 1836-1949<br>Probate records 1800-1956<br>Deed records, 1780-1886; indexes 1798-1899
 
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| <center>Carroll</center>
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| <center>Carroll</center>  
| <center>2311416</center>
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| <center>2311416</center>  
| Records of final judgments, 1837-1837, 1852-1856, 1860-1870<br>Index to court records 1839-1840
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| Records of final judgments, 1852-1856, Index to court records 1839-1840
 
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| <center>Claiborne</center>
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| <center>Claiborne</center>  
| <center>1887837</center>
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| <center>1887837</center>  
 
| Probate records, 1802-1956; will index, 1802-1969<br>Chancery court records, 1804-1932; indexes, 1835-1938<br>Court records 1818-1937; indexes 1823-1832
 
| Probate records, 1802-1956; will index, 1802-1969<br>Chancery court records, 1804-1932; indexes, 1835-1938<br>Court records 1818-1937; indexes 1823-1832
 
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| <center>Clarke</center>
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| <center>Clarke</center>  
| <center>1854709</center>
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| <center>1854709</center>  
 
| Court records, 1840-1934, index, 1840-1942
 
| Court records, 1840-1934, index, 1840-1942
 
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| <center>DeSoto</center>
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| <center>DeSoto</center>  
| <center>2414725</center>
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| <center>2414725</center>  
 
| Will record; index to wills, 1851-1990, 1851-1957<br>Chancery court minutes 1856-1904<br>Homestead records 1892-1951<br>Index to estates and guardianship matters
 
| Will record; index to wills, 1851-1990, 1851-1957<br>Chancery court minutes 1856-1904<br>Homestead records 1892-1951<br>Index to estates and guardianship matters
 
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| <center>Hancock</center>
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| <center>Hancock</center>  
| <center>2294346</center>
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| <center>2294346</center>  
 
| Land and property records, 1853-1917; indexes, 1896-1912---, 1826-1917<br>Chancery Court records 1853-1928; indexes 1853-1953, 1953-1953<br>Probate records 1853-1924; index 1916-1921<br>Circuit court records 1853-1903; indexes, 1840-1903<br>Chancery Court case files; index 1853-1907<br>Chancery Court case files (divorces) index 1916-1950
 
| Land and property records, 1853-1917; indexes, 1896-1912---, 1826-1917<br>Chancery Court records 1853-1928; indexes 1853-1953, 1953-1953<br>Probate records 1853-1924; index 1916-1921<br>Circuit court records 1853-1903; indexes, 1840-1903<br>Chancery Court case files; index 1853-1907<br>Chancery Court case files (divorces) index 1916-1950
 
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| <center>Hinds</center>
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| <center>Hinds</center>  
| <center>1737903</center>
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| <center>1737903</center>  
 
| Probate records, 1825-1922<br>Circuit Court records, 1821-1883, 1919-1965<br>
 
| Probate records, 1825-1922<br>Circuit Court records, 1821-1883, 1919-1965<br>
 
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| <center>Hinds</center>
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| <center>Hinds</center>  
| <center>1738582</center>
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| <center>1738582</center>  
 
| Probate records, 1825-1922
 
| Probate records, 1825-1922
 
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| <center>Jones</center>
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| <center>Jones</center>  
| <center>2134138</center>
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| <center>2134138</center>  
 
| Wills records, 1897-1934
 
| Wills records, 1897-1934
 
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| <center>Kemper</center>
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| <center>Kemper</center>  
| <center>2194883</center>
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| <center>2194883</center>  
 
| Probate records, 1881-1972<br>Supervisor’s minutes, ca. 1916-1932<br>Board of Supervisor’s minutes 1882-1902
 
| Probate records, 1881-1972<br>Supervisor’s minutes, ca. 1916-1932<br>Board of Supervisor’s minutes 1882-1902
 
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| <center>Lincoln</center>
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| <center>Lincoln</center>  
| <center>1630882</center>
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| <center>1630882</center>  
 
| Final records, 1895-1940<br>Guardians and administrators records, 1895-1942
 
| Final records, 1895-1940<br>Guardians and administrators records, 1895-1942
 
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| <center>Lowndes</center>
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| <center>Lowndes</center>  
| <center>0398147</center>
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| <center>0398147</center>  
 
| Final records of court cases 1846-1941<br>Justice court docket and records 1879-1899
 
| Final records of court cases 1846-1941<br>Justice court docket and records 1879-1899
 
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| <center>Lowndes</center>
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| <center>Lowndes</center>  
| <center>0398146</center>
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| <center>0398146</center>  
 
| Estate accounts 1869-1914
 
| Estate accounts 1869-1914
 
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| <center>Lowndes</center>
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| <center>Lowndes</center>  
| <center>1183363</center>
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| <center>1183363</center>  
 
| Final records of court cases 1846-1941
 
| Final records of court cases 1846-1941
 
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| <center>Lowndes</center>
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| <center>Lowndes</center>  
| <center>2358752</center>
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| <center>2358752</center>  
 
| Chancery Court dockets 1856-1912<br>Chancery probate citations docket, 1860-1874<br>Appraisals of estates 1897-1900
 
| Chancery Court dockets 1856-1912<br>Chancery probate citations docket, 1860-1874<br>Appraisals of estates 1897-1900
 
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| <center>Lowndes</center>
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| <center>Lowndes</center>  
| <center>2358863</center>
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| <center>2358863</center>  
 
| Records of claims against the estates of descendants 1846-1879<br>Estate accounts 1869-1914
 
| Records of claims against the estates of descendants 1846-1879<br>Estate accounts 1869-1914
 
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| <center>Madison</center>
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| <center>Madison</center>  
| <center>2260411</center>
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| <center>2260411</center>  
 
| Chancery court records, ca. 1832-1950<br>indexes, ca 1828-1982<br>divorces ca, 1844-1950, 1828-1950
 
| Chancery court records, ca. 1832-1950<br>indexes, ca 1828-1982<br>divorces ca, 1844-1950, 1828-1950
 
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| <center>Neshoba</center>
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| <center>Neshoba</center>  
| <center>1987505</center>
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| <center>1987505</center>  
 
| Court Records 1859-1931, index, 1908-1957
 
| Court Records 1859-1931, index, 1908-1957
 
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| <center>Neshoba</center>
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| <center>Neshoba</center>  
| <center>1987503</center>
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| <center>1987503</center>  
 
| Probate records 1860-1947<br>Land Records 1835-1948<br>general index to deeds, 1835-1892
 
| Probate records 1860-1947<br>Land Records 1835-1948<br>general index to deeds, 1835-1892
 
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| <center>Newton</center>
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| <center>Newton</center>  
| <center>2166738</center>
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| <center>2166738</center>  
 
| Probate records 1876-1969
 
| Probate records 1876-1969
 
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| <center>Panola</center>
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| <center>Panola</center>  
| <center>1734725</center>
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| <center>1734725</center>  
 
| Chancery Court records, 1840-1906, index, 1880-1972
 
| Chancery Court records, 1840-1906, index, 1880-1972
 
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| <center>Panola</center>
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| <center>Panola</center>  
| <center>1734622</center>
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| <center>1734622</center>  
 
| Chancery court records 1840-1906, index, 1880-1972<br>Cemetery records
 
| Chancery court records 1840-1906, index, 1880-1972<br>Cemetery records
 
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| <center>Pike</center>
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| <center>Pike</center>  
| <center>2057910</center>
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| <center>2057910</center>  
 
| Probate records 1882-1948<br>Probate records, 1882-1957
 
| Probate records 1882-1948<br>Probate records, 1882-1957
 
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| <center>Pike</center>
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| <center>Pike</center>  
| <center>2057978</center>
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| <center>2057978</center>  
 
| Probate records 1882-1948<br>Probate records 1882-1957
 
| Probate records 1882-1948<br>Probate records 1882-1957
 
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| <center>Scott</center>
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| <center>Scott</center>  
| <center>0904274</center>
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| <center>0904274</center>  
 
| Probate records, 1835-1951; index to wills 1866-1972<br>Execution docket v A 1878-1885<br>Execution docket v. A 1867-1869
 
| Probate records, 1835-1951; index to wills 1866-1972<br>Execution docket v A 1878-1885<br>Execution docket v. A 1867-1869
 
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| <center>Scott</center>
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| <center>Scott</center>  
| <center>1993232</center>
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| <center>1993232</center>  
 
| Land records, 1835-1936; indexes 1835-1995, deeds and wills 1835-1839
 
| Land records, 1835-1936; indexes 1835-1995, deeds and wills 1835-1839
 
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| <center>Smith</center>
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| <center>Smith</center>  
| <center>2031499</center>
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| <center>2031499</center>  
 
| Probate records 1893-1947<br>Land and property records 1832-1909
 
| Probate records 1893-1947<br>Land and property records 1832-1909
 
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| <center>Tate</center>
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| <center>Tate</center>  
| <center>2417420</center>
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| <center>2417420</center>  
 
| Minutes and final records of court cases, 1873-1893<br>index to general chancery docket, 1873-1953
 
| Minutes and final records of court cases, 1873-1893<br>index to general chancery docket, 1873-1953
 
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If you encounter additional problems with this collection, feel free to report them at [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the following information:
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'''Question #2''': I am looking for Estates (series 1) 1853-1854 no 1251-1299 in '''Hinds''' County. Can you help me find them?<br>'''Answer #2''': It appears that these records were missed when the county records were filmed. They are not available at this time.  
  
*If '''browsing''' this collection: please include the full path you followed to where the problem occurred. The browse path is located above the Image viewer window.
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'''Question #3''': Some of the records I find appear to have records different from the browse point description. Is there a list of the correct browse point descriptions? <br>'''Answer #3''': Following is a list of the known discrepancies in the browse point names:<br>• '''Lowndes''' &gt; Will index no date should read Rankin County Will index Vol 1, 1855.<br>• '''Yalobusha''' &gt; Inventories 1860-1867 vol M should read Yalobusha &gt; Inventories 1869-1895 vol N browse point.<br>• '''Yalobusha''' &gt; Inventories 1869-1895 vol N should read Yalobusha &gt; Inventories 1860-1867 vol M.  
  
For example: '''Mississippi, Probate Records, 1781-1930 &gt; Franklin &gt; Dockets 1861-1892 &gt; Image 37 of 211.'''
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'''Question #4''': I cannot find the pages of my ancestor’s will in '''Yalobusha''' County. Can you help me with that?<br>'''Answer #4''': In the browse point Yalobusha &gt; Wills 1834-1958 vol A-C, pages 7-10 that would fit between pages 6 and 11 that are on image 197 were missing at the time of filming. These are not available for viewing either online or on the microfilm.<br><br>
  
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*If you are '''reporting''' a technical issue: please include your operating system and browser version, such as Windows XP and Internet Explorer.
  
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Revision as of 02:17, 21 April 2014



Known Issues

Question #1: The lists of probate records for many counties appear to be incomplete. Are these records available? How can we view them?
Answer #1: Below is a list of counties which contain missing online images, but which we have available on microfilm. You can order the microfilm and view it at your local FamilySearch (formerly called Family History) Center.

COUNTY
FILM NUMBER
RECORDS ON THE FILM (Information taken from description of film contents in the Family History Library Catalog)
Adams
0886339
Record of judgments, 1824-1825
Record of insolvent estates, 1842-1857
Adams
1064933
Probate register of claims deceased v. 1 1906-1935
Circuit court index 1815-1819
Record of lands sold for taxes to individuals 1893-1931
Adams
1064876
Index to deed records, Volume A-G 1780-1798
Court records 1836-1949
Probate records 1800-1956
Deed records, 1780-1886; indexes 1798-1899
Carroll
2311416
Records of final judgments, 1852-1856, Index to court records 1839-1840
Claiborne
1887837
Probate records, 1802-1956; will index, 1802-1969
Chancery court records, 1804-1932; indexes, 1835-1938
Court records 1818-1937; indexes 1823-1832
Clarke
1854709
Court records, 1840-1934, index, 1840-1942
DeSoto
2414725
Will record; index to wills, 1851-1990, 1851-1957
Chancery court minutes 1856-1904
Homestead records 1892-1951
Index to estates and guardianship matters
Hancock
2294346
Land and property records, 1853-1917; indexes, 1896-1912---, 1826-1917
Chancery Court records 1853-1928; indexes 1853-1953, 1953-1953
Probate records 1853-1924; index 1916-1921
Circuit court records 1853-1903; indexes, 1840-1903
Chancery Court case files; index 1853-1907
Chancery Court case files (divorces) index 1916-1950
Hinds
1737903
Probate records, 1825-1922
Circuit Court records, 1821-1883, 1919-1965
Hinds
1738582
Probate records, 1825-1922
Jones
2134138
Wills records, 1897-1934
Kemper
2194883
Probate records, 1881-1972
Supervisor’s minutes, ca. 1916-1932
Board of Supervisor’s minutes 1882-1902
Lincoln
1630882
Final records, 1895-1940
Guardians and administrators records, 1895-1942
Lowndes
0398147
Final records of court cases 1846-1941
Justice court docket and records 1879-1899
Lowndes
0398146
Estate accounts 1869-1914
Lowndes
1183363
Final records of court cases 1846-1941
Lowndes
2358752
Chancery Court dockets 1856-1912
Chancery probate citations docket, 1860-1874
Appraisals of estates 1897-1900
Lowndes
2358863
Records of claims against the estates of descendants 1846-1879
Estate accounts 1869-1914
Madison
2260411
Chancery court records, ca. 1832-1950
indexes, ca 1828-1982
divorces ca, 1844-1950, 1828-1950
Neshoba
1987505
Court Records 1859-1931, index, 1908-1957
Neshoba
1987503
Probate records 1860-1947
Land Records 1835-1948
general index to deeds, 1835-1892
Newton
2166738
Probate records 1876-1969
Panola
1734725
Chancery Court records, 1840-1906, index, 1880-1972
Panola
1734622
Chancery court records 1840-1906, index, 1880-1972
Cemetery records
Pike
2057910
Probate records 1882-1948
Probate records, 1882-1957
Pike
2057978
Probate records 1882-1948
Probate records 1882-1957
Scott
0904274
Probate records, 1835-1951; index to wills 1866-1972
Execution docket v A 1878-1885
Execution docket v. A 1867-1869
Scott
1993232
Land records, 1835-1936; indexes 1835-1995, deeds and wills 1835-1839
Smith
2031499
Probate records 1893-1947
Land and property records 1832-1909
Tate
2417420
Minutes and final records of court cases, 1873-1893
index to general chancery docket, 1873-1953

Question #2: I am looking for Estates (series 1) 1853-1854 no 1251-1299 in Hinds County. Can you help me find them?
Answer #2: It appears that these records were missed when the county records were filmed. They are not available at this time.

Question #3: Some of the records I find appear to have records different from the browse point description. Is there a list of the correct browse point descriptions?
Answer #3: Following is a list of the known discrepancies in the browse point names:
Lowndes > Will index no date should read Rankin County Will index Vol 1, 1855.
Yalobusha > Inventories 1860-1867 vol M should read Yalobusha > Inventories 1869-1895 vol N browse point.
Yalobusha > Inventories 1869-1895 vol N should read Yalobusha > Inventories 1860-1867 vol M.

Question #4: I cannot find the pages of my ancestor’s will in Yalobusha County. Can you help me with that?
Answer #4: In the browse point Yalobusha > Wills 1834-1958 vol A-C, pages 7-10 that would fit between pages 6 and 11 that are on image 197 were missing at the time of filming. These are not available for viewing either online or on the microfilm.

If you encounter additional problems with this collection, feel free to report them at support@familysearch.org. Please include the following information:

  • If browsingthis collection: please include the full path you followed to where the problem occurred. The browse path is located above the Image viewer window.
    For example: Mississippi, Probate Records, 1781-1930 > Franklin > Dockets 1861-1892 > Image 37 of 211.
  • If you are reporting a technical issue: please include your operating system and browser version, such as Windows XP and Internet Explorer.

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