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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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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]
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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

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).

 

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