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Guide to '''Tishomingo County, Mississippi ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| county = Tishomingo County
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| founded year =  1836
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| founded date = 9 February
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| seat = [[Luka, Mississippi|Luka]]
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| building address = Tishomingo County Courthouse<br>1008 Battleground Dr; <br>Luka, MS 38852-1020; <br>Phone: 662.423.7010<br>[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MS_Tishomingo.htm '''Tishomingo County Courthouse''']]
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MS_Tishomingo.htm Tishomingo County Courthouse]<br>1008 Battleground Dr; <br>Luka, MS 38852-1020; <br>Phone: 662.423.7010<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate, court and land records.<br>Clerk Circuit Court has marrige records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tishomingo County, Mississippi page 383, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MS_Tishomingo.htm Tishomingo County Courthouse]<br>1008 Battleground Dr; <br>Luka, MS 38852-1020; <br>Phone: 662.423.7010<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate, court and land records. Clerk Circuit Court has marrige records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tishomingo County, Mississippi page 383, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Mississippi county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/mississippi/ "Rotating Formation Mississippi County Boundary Maps"] (1785-1918) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
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==== Variant Spellings  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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For a list of record loss in Mississippi counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/ms-counties/#courthouse Mississippi Counties with Burned Courthouses]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Alcorn County, Mississippi|Alcorn]]  
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*[[Alcorn County, Mississippi Genealogy|Alcorn]]  
*[[Colbert County, Alabama|Colbert County, Alabama]]  
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*[[Colbert County, Alabama Genealogy|Colbert County, Alabama]]  
*[[Franklin County, Alabama|Franklin County, Alabama]]  
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*[[Franklin County, Alabama Genealogy|Franklin County, Alabama]]  
 
*[[Hardin County, Tennessee|Hardin County, Tennessee]]  
 
*[[Hardin County, Tennessee|Hardin County, Tennessee]]  
*[[Itawamba County, Mississippi|Itawamba]]  
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*[[Itawamba County, Mississippi Genealogy|Itawamba]]  
*[[Lauderdale County, Alabama|Lauderdale County, Alabama]]  
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*[[Lauderdale County, Alabama Genealogy|Lauderdale County, Alabama]]  
*[[Prentiss County, Mississippi|Prentiss]]
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*[[Prentiss County, Mississippi Genealogy|Prentiss]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== Research Guides  ====
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==== African Americans  ====
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==== Bible Records  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364176?availability=Family%20History%20Library Allen Chapel Cemetery&nbsp;: Allen Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Tishomingo County, Mississippi] Includes index. Includes Bates, Hutcheson, McAnally, Sparks, Tynes and other families.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364180?availability=Family%20History%20Library Belue Cemetery&nbsp;: Paden, Tishomingo County, Mississippi]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364178?availability=Family%20History%20Library Bethlehem Cemetery&nbsp;: Bethlehem Baptist Church, Tishomingo County, Mississippi]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364182?availability=Family%20History%20Library Boggs Chapel Cemetery&nbsp;: Boggs Chapel Methodist Church, Tishomingo, Tishomingo County, Mississippi] Includes index. Includes Luttrell, Puckett, Rutherford, Stormont, Thorne and other families.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364181?availability=Family%20History%20Library Burgess Cemeteries&nbsp;: Belmont, Tishomingo County, Mississippi] Includes index. Includes Burgess, Hale, Pate, Pruitt, Warner, Yarber and other families.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364186?availability=Family%20History%20Library Carpenter Cemetery&nbsp;: Tishomingo County, Mississippi] Includes index. Includes Carpenter, Compton, Lambert, Skelton, Walker, Watson and other families.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364183?availability=Family%20History%20Library Carpenter/Nunley Cemetery&nbsp;: Tishomingo County, Mississippi] The Carpenter/Nunley Cemetery is also known as the Selman Cemetery. Includes index. Includes Dees, McVay, Nunley, Rath and other families.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364189?availability=Family%20History%20Library Carter’s Branch Cemetery&nbsp;: Tishomingo County, Mississippi] Includes index. Includes Alexander, Allen, Bennett, Bogan, Brock, Burgess, Duke, Finley, Hodgers, Hodges, Mann, Martin, Southward, Thorne, Whitson and other families.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364188?availability=Family%20History%20Library Chapel Hill Cemetery&nbsp;: Chapel Hill Methodist Church, Tishomingo County, Mississippi]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364190?availability=Family%20History%20Library Cotton Springs Cemetery&nbsp;: Dennis, Tishomingo County, Mississipp]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364194?availability=Family%20History%20Library Friendship Cemetery&nbsp;: Friendship Primitive Baptist Church, Paden, Tishomingo County, Mississippi]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364197?availability=Family%20History%20Library Goyer Cemetery&nbsp;: Tishomingo County, Mississippi] index.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364202?availability=Family%20History%20Library Hebron Cemetery&nbsp;: Hebron Church Tishomingo County, Mississippi]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364204?availability=Family%20History%20Library Hill Cemetery&nbsp;: Cairo Community, Prentiss County, Mississippi (near Tishomingo County, Mississippi, State Line)]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364205?availability=Family%20History%20Library Holder cemeteries&nbsp;: Burnsville, Tishomingo County, Mississippi]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364223?availability=Family%20History%20Library Hubbard Cemetery&nbsp;: near Coleman Park Road, Tishomingo County, Mississippi]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364206?availability=Family%20History%20Library Jackson's Camp Cemetery&nbsp;: Jackson Camp Baptist Church Tishomingo County, Mississippi]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364207?availability=Family%20History%20Library Liberty African American Cemetery&nbsp;: an abandoned African American cemetery, Midway, Tishomingo County, Mississippi]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/149342?availability=Family%20History%20Library Little Flock Baptist Church Cemetery records, Tishomingo County, Mississippi] Viewable
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364218?availability=Family%20History%20Library McNeil Grave Site, Parsons Cemetery, Sardis Cemetery, Sardis Missionary Baptist Church,Tishomingo County, Mississippi]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364208?availability=Family%20History%20Library Moore Cemetery&nbsp;: Belmont, Tishomingo County, Mississippi]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364210?availability=Family%20History%20Library Mt. Moriah Church Cemetery&nbsp;: Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Iuka, Tishomingo County, Mississippi]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364211?availability=Family%20History%20Library Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery&nbsp;: Tishomingo, Tishomingo County, Mississippi]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364214?availability=Family%20History%20Library Natchez Trace Cemetery and Jourdan Hill Cemetery&nbsp;: Dennis, Tishomingo County, Mississippi]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/149350?availability=Family%20History%20Library New Prospect Church Cemetery records, Tishomingo County, Mississippi] Viewable
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364215?availability=Family%20History%20Library Palestine Cemetery&nbsp;: Palestine Community Church, Tishomingo County, Mississippi] Includes index. Includes Bryant, Felker, Gortney, Harp, Loveless, McAlister, McAnally, Medley, Mock, Tucker and other families.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364216?availability=Family%20History%20Library Pleasant Hill Cemetery&nbsp;: Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, Tishomingo County, Mississippi]
  
 
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:*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
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{{MS Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/mississippi/ Maps of Mississippi (1785-1918)]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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::Company A - Tishomingo Avengers, aka Tishomingo Rifles  
 
::Company A - Tishomingo Avengers, aka Tishomingo Rifles  
 
::Company B - W.R. Nelson Guards  
 
::Company B - W.R. Nelson Guards  
::Company C - Tishomingo Rebels
 
::Company D - Lowrey Guards, aka Lowrey Rebels
 
::Company E - Hatchie Tigers
 
::Company F - Southern Farmers
 
 
::Company G - Lowrey Invincibles  
 
::Company G - Lowrey Invincibles  
 
::Company H - Beauregard Rifles  
 
::Company H - Beauregard Rifles  
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:[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.
 
:[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.
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==== Probate  ====
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{{MS Newspaper abstracts|Tishomingo}}
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MS Tax Intro}}
  
 
:*'''1837-1892''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1837-1892''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
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{{MS Vital Intro}}
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/tishomingo-county/ Genealogy Inc Tishomingo County, Mississippi] vital record search.
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*'''1842-1918''' - Tishomingo County Marriage Books 1-6 Index 1842-1918 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>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364225?availability=Family%20History%20Library Obituaries of Tishomingo County, Mississippi] v. 1. A and B surnames, 1845-1999.
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*[http://www.nonprofitfacts.com//MS/Tishomingo-County-Historical-Genealogical-Society.html Tishomingo County Historical &amp; Genealogical Society in Iuka, Mississippi] Search for free birth and Obituary records.
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/tishomingo-county/ Tishomingo County, MS History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Tishomingo|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[https://plus.google.com/communities/111918998635232011689 Mississippi Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/134148333326756/ Mississippi Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://msgw.org/tishomingo/ USGenWeb project for Tishomingo County]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.  
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Tishomingo|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
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Guide to Tishomingo County, Mississippi ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Tishomingo County, Mississippi
Map
Map of Mississippi highlighting Tishomingo County
Location in the state of Mississippi
Map of the U.S. highlighting Mississippi
Location of Mississippi in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 9 February, 1836
County Seat Luka
Courthouse
Address Tishomingo County Courthouse
1008 Battleground Dr;
Luka, MS 38852-1020;
Phone: 662.423.7010
Tishomingo County Courthouse]

Contents

County Courthouse

Tishomingo County Courthouse
1008 Battleground Dr;
Luka, MS 38852-1020;
Phone: 662.423.7010

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

Beginning Dates for Tishomingo County, Mississippi Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate






History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Mississippi county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Mississippi County Boundary Maps" (1785-1918) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in Mississippi counties see: Mississippi Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Mississippi denominations, view the Mississippi Church Records wiki page.

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Mississippi Land and Property for additional information about early Mississippi land ownership. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Tishomingo County, Mississippi Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Mississippi Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Civil War
  • Civil War service men from Tishomingo 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 Tishomingo County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Johnston's)
Company H - James Creek Volunteers
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans [Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s]
Company F - Reason’s Company
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi State Cavalry
Company L - Lowry’s Company
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company A – Tishomingo Riflemen
Company K – Iuka Rifles
- 6th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company D - Carter’s Company
- 9th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Old)
Company A - Corinth Rifles [also listed as Co. C]
- 32nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company A - Tishomingo Avengers, aka Tishomingo Rifles
Company B - W.R. Nelson Guards
Company G - Lowrey Invincibles
Company H - Beauregard Rifles
Company I - Johnston Avengers
Company K - Buckner Boys
Civil War Battles

The following Civil War Battles were fought in Tishomingo County

Map showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.

Naturalization

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Tishomingo County, Mississippi Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Occupations

Probate Records

Taxation

Mississippi tax records replace missing censuses and provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years. For more information, see Mississippi Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. Mississippi law did not require keeping birth or death records until 1912. Births and deaths are kept by the Mississippi Bureau of Vital Statistics. Marriage records are kept by the county. See also How to order Mississippi Vital Records or order electronically online.

See Mississippi Vital Records for more information on getting Mississippi records.

Birth
Marriage
Death
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

See also a List of Mississippi Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tishomingo 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. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012)
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012)
  5. 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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