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Guide to Tallahatchie County Mississippi genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Contents

County Courthouse

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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

Birth
  • 1805-1879 - Tallahatchie County Birth Index 1805-1879. Batch C520322 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriage

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).
  3. 3.0 3.1 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.

 

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