Washington County, Mississippi Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Washington County; PO Box 309; Greenville, MS 38701; Ph. 662.332.1595 Details: (Clk Cir Ct has m rec from 1858 & ct rec from 1890; Clk Chan Ct has div rec from 1856, pro & land rec from 1831)
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Washington-County-Mississippi-Courts.htm Washington County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;PO Box 309; <br>Greenville, MS 38701; <br>Phone: 662.332.1595&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1858 <br>and court records from 1890; Clerk Chancery Court<br>has divorce records from 1856, probate and land records from 1831<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Mississippi page 383, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 15:21, 8 August 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

Washington County Courthouse
 PO Box 309;
Greenville, MS 38701;
Phone: 662.332.1595 

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1858
and court records from 1890; Clerk Chancery Court
has divorce records from 1856, probate and land records from 1831[1]

History

Parent County

1827--Washington County was created 29 January 1827 from Warren and Yazoo Counties.
County seat: Greenville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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), Washington County, Mississippi page 383, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).