Pontotoc County, Mississippi

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*'''1849-1918''' - Pontotoc County Marriage Books 2-9 Index 1849-1918 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>[[Category:IGIcheck]]
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Revision as of 23:54, 1 May 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Pontotoc County

Guide to Pontotoc 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

Pontotoc County Courthouse
PO Box 209;
Pontotoc, MS 38863-0209;
Phone: 662.489.3900

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. Clerk Chancery
Court has probate, court, and divorce records and land records from 1836. [1]

History

Parent County

1836--Pontotoc County was created 9 February 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession.
County seat: Pontotoc [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Pontotoc 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 Pontotoc County. 
- 1st Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry (Miller's)
Company B - Pontotoc Dragoons
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company E - Polk Rangers
Company I - Pontotoc Dragoons
Company K - Pontotoc Dragoons No. 2
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Johnston's)
Company C - Reub Davis Rebels
- 2nd Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry (Harris's)
Company A - Weatherall’s Company
Company B - Wood’s Company
Company C - Rye’s Compay
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company G - Pontotoc Rangers also Peery’s Company (county of origin not specified)
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi State Cavalry
Company D - Wilson’s Company
Company E - Mississippi Rangers
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company G – Pontotoc Minute Men
Company H – Coonewah Rifles
Company I – Cherry Creek Rifles
- 3rd Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry (Ashcraft's)
Company B - Fears’ Company
Company C - Patton’s Company
- 3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
Company G -- Mississippi Volunteers
- 7th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company F - Duncan’s Company
Company I - McKenzie’s Company, aka Young’s 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), Pontotoc 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.