Pike County, Mississippi

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.perrycountyms.com/perrycohistory.html Pike County Courthouse]<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;&nbsp;Box 309<br>Magnolia, Ms 39652<br>Phone:&nbsp; 601-783-3362<br><br>Clerk Chancer Court has divorce, proabte, <br>court and land records from 1882,<br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records<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>
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[http://www.perrycountyms.com/perrycohistory.html Pike County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 309<br>Magnolia, Ms 39652<br>Phone: 601-783-3362<br><br>Clerk Chancer Court has divorce, probate, <br>court and land records from 1882.<br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. <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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 23:24, 30 November 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

Pike County Courthouse
PO Box 309
Magnolia, Ms 39652
Phone: 601-783-3362

Clerk Chancer Court has divorce, probate,
court and land records from 1882.
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. [1]

History

Parent County

1815--Pike County was created 9 December 1815 from Marion County.
County seat: Magnolia [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1882--Some records were lost.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Pike 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 Pike County. 
- 3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
Company E - McNair Rifles, aka Pike County Rifles
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company I - Stockdale Rangers
- 7th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company B - Bogue Chitto Guards
Company H - Dahlgren Rifles

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).