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Contents

County Courthouse

Perry County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1820--Perry County was created 3 February 1820 from Greene County.  County seat: New Augusta [1] 

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

 

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