Tallahatchie County, Mississippi

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MS_Tallahatchie.htm [[Image:Tallahatchie County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]Tallahatchie County Courthouse]<br>PO Box Drawer 350; <br>Charleston, MS 38921<br> Phone: 662.647.5551<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1909. <br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce and probate records from 1909 land records from 1858. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tallahatchie County, Mississippi page 383, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1833'''--Tallahatchie County was created 23 December 1833&nbsp;from the Choctaw Cession.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Charleston <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1833'''--Tallahatchie County was created 23 December 1833&nbsp;from the Choctaw Cession.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Charleston <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Coahoma County, Mississippi|Coahoma]]
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*[[Grenada County, Mississippi|Grenada]]
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*[[Leflore County, Mississippi|Leflore]]
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*[[Panola County, Mississippi|Panola]]
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*[[Quitman County, Mississippi|Quitman]]
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*[[Sunflower County, Mississippi|Sunflower]]
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*[[Yalobusha County, Mississippi|Yalobusha]]
  
 
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:*'''1841''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1841 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1866''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1866 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1870''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1870 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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*Civil War service men from Tallahatchie 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 Tallahatchie County.&nbsp;<br>
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company D - Tillatoba Grays
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans|2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans]] [Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s]<br>
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::Company I - Eskridge’s Company
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:- [[32nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|32nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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::Company F - Southern Farmers
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:- [[11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Tallahatchie Guards Independent Cavalry
  
 
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:*'''1834-1895''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192880&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Tallahatchie&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 04:23, 3 January 2013

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Tallahatchie County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg
Tallahatchie County Courthouse
PO Box Drawer 350;
Charleston, MS 38921
Phone: 662.647.5551

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1909.
Clerk Chancery Court has divorce and probate records from 1909 land records from 1858. [1]

History

Parent County

1833--Tallahatchie County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Charleston [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Tallahatchie 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 Tallahatchie County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company D - Tillatoba Grays
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans [Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s]
Company I - Eskridge’s Company
- 32nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company F - Southern Farmers
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Tallahatchie Guards Independent Cavalry

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tallahatchie County, Mississippi page 383, 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).