Simpson County, Mississippi Genealogy

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Revision as of 21:01, 2 August 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

Simpson County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg
 Simpson County; 109 W Pine Ave; PO Box 367; Mendenhall, MS 39114; Ph. 601.847.2626 Details: (Clk Cir Ct has m & ct rec; Clk Chan Ct has div rec from 1880, some pro & land rec)

History

Parent County

1824--Simpson County was created 23 January 1824 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Mendenhall [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Almost all cemeteries have been indexed and can be found at US GenWeb at the following link.

http://theusgenweb.org/ms/simpson/cemetery.htm

Census

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


Church

Court

Land

The original land grants can be found at Bureau of Land Records website at www.glorecords.blm.gov.

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Simpson 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 Simpson County. 
- 3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry [aka 45th Missisippi Infantry/ Hardcastle's/Williams']
Company A - Duncan Riflemen
- 6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company H - Simpson Fencibles

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).