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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Winston County; County Courthouse; PO Box Drawer 69; Louisville, MS 39339; Ph. 662.773.3631 Details: (Clk Chan Ct has ct, pro &amp; land rec from 1834; Clk Cir Ct has m rec)
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Winston-County-Mississippi-Courts.htm Winston County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;PO Box Drawer 69<br> Louisville, MS 39339<br> Phone: 662.773.3631&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has court, probate and <br>land records from 1834. Clerk Circuit Court <br>has marriage records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Winston 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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Revision as of 04:27, 3 January 2013

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Winston County Courthouse
 PO Box Drawer 69
Louisville, MS 39339
Phone: 662.773.3631 

Clerk Chancery Court has court, probate and
land records from 1834. Clerk Circuit Court
has marriage records. [1]

History

Parent County

1833--Winston County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Louisville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Winston 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 Winston County. 
- 5th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company D - New Prospect Greys
Company E - Pettus Rebels
Company F - Winston Rifles
- Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry
Company C - Metts’ Company
Company D - Perkins’ Company
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company D - Metts’ 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), Winston 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).