Wilkinson County, Mississippi

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Wilkinson-County-Mississippi-Courts.htm Wilkinson County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 516; <br>Woodville, MS 39669-0516<br> Phone: 601.888.4381<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has marriage, divorce, <br>probate, court and land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wilkinson County, Mississippi page 383, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1802'''--Wilkinson County was created 30 January 1802&nbsp;from [[Adams County, Mississippi|Adams]] County.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Woodville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Adams County, Mississippi|Adams]]
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*[[Amite County, Mississippi|Amite]]
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*[[Concordia Parish, Louisiana|Concordia Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana|East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Franklin County, Mississippi|Franklin]]
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*[[West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana|West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1805''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1805 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1809''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1809 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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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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:*'''1822''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1822 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1823''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1823 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1825''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1825 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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==== Wilkinson County Inventories &amp; Account Index, 1808-1834 (Vols. 1-8) is an index to the court minutes rather than the Inventories &amp; Accounts volumes. The binding does state Inventories &amp; Accounts, but records were found in the court minutes. ====
  
 
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*Civil War service men from Wilkinson 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 Wilkinson County.&nbsp;<br>
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:- [[4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company I - Stockdale Rangers
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:- [[48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]] [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
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::Company I - Wilkinson Guards, aka Capt. J.E. Martin’s Company [was also attached to the 4th/34th Tennessee Infantry]
  
 
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:*'''1805-1896''' - {{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  ==
 
== 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.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Wilkinson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 04:27, 3 January 2013

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Wilkinson County Courthouse
PO Box 516;
Woodville, MS 39669-0516
Phone: 601.888.4381

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

History

Parent County

1802--Wilkinson County was created 30 January 1802 from Adams County.
County seat: Woodville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Wilkinson County Inventories & Account Index, 1808-1834 (Vols. 1-8) is an index to the court minutes rather than the Inventories & Accounts volumes. The binding does state Inventories & Accounts, but records were found in the court minutes.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Wilkinson 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 Wilkinson County. 
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company I - Stockdale Rangers
- 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
Company I - Wilkinson Guards, aka Capt. J.E. Martin’s Company [was also attached to the 4th/34th Tennessee Infantry]

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), Wilkinson 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).