Wilkinson County, Mississippi Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Wilkinson County, Mississippi|Wilkinson County]]''
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1802'''--Wilkinson County was created 30 January 1802&nbsp;from [[Adams County, Mississippi|Adams]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''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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'''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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:*'''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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:- [[4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
 
:- [[4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
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::Company I - Stockdale Rangers  
 
:- [[48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]] [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]  
 
:- [[48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|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]
 
::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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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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Revision as of 21:25, 9 April 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Wilkinson County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1802--Wilkinson County was created 30 January 1802 from Adams County.
County seat: Woodville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).