Perry County, Mississippi

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Perry_County,_Mississippi|Perry County]]''  
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Guide to '''Perry County Mississippi genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.perrycountyms.com/perrycohistory.html Perry County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 198<br>New Augusta, Ms 39462<br>Phone: 601-964-8398<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate,<br>court and land records from 1878,<br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1877. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Perry County, Mississippi page 382, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>[[Image:Perry County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Perry County was created in 1820 from Greene County. Some records were lost in 1877. County records are housed in New Augusta.[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192854&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Perry&columns=*,0,0 www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp]
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'''1820'''--Perry County was created 3 February 1820&nbsp;from [[Greene County, Mississippi|Greene]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;New Augusta <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1877--'''Some records were lost.
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Forrest County, Mississippi|Forrest]]
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*[[George County, Mississippi|George]]
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*[[Greene County, Mississippi|Greene]]
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*[[Jones County, Mississippi|Jones]]
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*[[Stone County, Mississippi|Stone]]
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*[[Wayne County, Mississippi|Wayne]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1822-1823''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1822-1823 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1825''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1825 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1837''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1837 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1841''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1841 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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:*'''1853''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1853 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1870''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1870 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*Civil War service men from Perry 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 Perry County.<br>
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:- [[7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]]
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::Company B - Beauregard Defenders
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:- [[9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company D - Stevens’ Company
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:- [[17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry|17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company F - Stevens’ Company
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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:*'''1820-1898''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Marriage  =====
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*'''1877-1924''' - Perry County Marriage Books 1-8 Index 1877-1924 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f2/Igimississippip.pdf.</ref>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*Family History Library Catalog for this county.
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Perry|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 00:09, 2 May 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Perry County

Guide to Perry County Mississippi genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Perry County Courthouse
PO Box 198
New Augusta, Ms 39462
Phone: 601-964-8398

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate,
court and land records from 1878,
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1877. [1]
Perry County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1820--Perry County was created 3 February 1820 from Greene County.  County seat: New Augusta [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1877--Some records were lost.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Perry 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 Perry County.
- 7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
Company B - Beauregard Defenders
- 9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company D - Stevens’ Company
- 17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry
Company F - Stevens’ Company

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Perry County, Mississippi page 382, 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. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f2/Igimississippip.pdf.