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Revision as of 00:13, 16 March 2013

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Guide to Prentiss 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

Prentiss County Courthouse
PO Box 477;
Booneville, MS 38829-0477
Phone: 662.728.8151

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate
and court records from 1870 and land records
from 1836. Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. [1]

History

Parent County

1870---Prentiss County was created 15 April 1870 from Tishomingo County.
County seat: Booneville [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1912--Some records were lost.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Booneville

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Prentiss County

Map showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.

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), Prentiss 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. Heritage Preservation Services Civil War Battle Summaries by State(accessed 2 Aug 2012