Pearl River County, Mississippi

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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.pearlrivercounty.net/ Pearl River County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 431; <br>Poplarville, MS 39470<br>Phone: 601.795.2237<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1890. <br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pearl River County, Mississippi page 381, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1890'''--Pearl River was created 22 February 1890&nbsp;from [[Hancock County, Mississippi|Hancock]] and [[Marion County, Mississippi|Marion]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Poplarville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;
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*[[Forrest County, Mississippi|Forrest]]
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*[[Hancock County, Mississippi|Hancock]]
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*[[Harrison County, Mississippi|Harrison]]
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*[[Lamar County, Mississippi|Lamar]]
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*[[Marion County, Mississippi|Marion]]
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*[[St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana|St Tammany Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Stone County, Mississippi|Stone]]
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*[[Washington Parish, Louisiana|Washington Parish, Louisiana]]
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{{Census|Mississippi}}  
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:*'''1890-1900''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Pearl+River|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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Revision as of 04:20, 3 January 2013

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Pearl River County Courthouse
PO Box 431;
Poplarville, MS 39470
Phone: 601.795.2237

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1890.
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. [1]

History

Parent County

1890--Pearl River was created 22 February 1890 from Hancock and Marion Counties.
County seat: Poplarville [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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), Pearl River 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).