Wayne County, Mississippi

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Wayne County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Wayne County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg]]&nbsp;[http://www.courtreference.com/Wayne-County-Mississippi-Courts.htm Wayne County Courthouse]<br>609 Azalea Dr;<br> Waynesboro, MS 39367-0000<br> Phone: 601.735.2873<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has marriage, burial, divorce<br>probate, court and land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wayne 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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[[Image:Anthony Wayne.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Anthony Wayne.JPG]]
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The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1809'''--Wayne County was created from Washington County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Waynesboro <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1809'''--Wayne County was created 21 December 1809&nbsp;from [[Washington County, Mississippi|Washington]] County.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Waynesboro <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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*[[Choctaw County, Alabama|Choctaw County, Alabama]]
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*[[Clarke County, Mississippi|Clarke]]
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*[[Greene County, Mississippi|Greene]]
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*[[Jasper County, Mississippi|Jasper]]
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*[[Jones County, Mississippi|Jones]]
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*[[Perry County, Mississippi|Perry]]
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*[[Washington County, Alabama|Washington County, Alabama]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1816''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1816 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1820''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1820 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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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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:*'''1853''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1853 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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*Civil War service men from Wayne 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 Wayne County.<br>
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves]]
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::Company H - McGriff’s Company
  
 
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:*'''1813-1814''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|Territorial Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free. (browse under Greene, Wayne)
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:*'''1810-1874''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|Territorial and County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*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=192904&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Wayne&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Wayne|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 04:26, 3 January 2013

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Wayne County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg
 Wayne County Courthouse
609 Azalea Dr;
Waynesboro, MS 39367-0000
Phone: 601.735.2873

Clerk Chancery Court has marriage, burial, divorce
probate, court and land records. [1]

History

Anthony Wayne.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).

Parent County

1809--Wayne County was created 21 December 1809 from Washington County.
County seat: Waynesboro [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Wayne 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 Wayne County.
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company H - McGriff’s Company

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), Wayne 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).