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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Winston_County,_Mississippi|Winston County]]''
  
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Guide to '''Winston County Mississippi genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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[[Category:Winston County, Mississippi]]
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== County Courthouse  ==
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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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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1833'''--Winston County was created 23 December 1833&nbsp;from the Choctaw Cession.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Louisville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Attala County, Mississippi|Attala]]
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*[[Choctaw County, Mississippi|Choctaw]]
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*[[Kemper County, Mississippi|Kemper]]
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*[[Leake County, Mississippi|Leake]]
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*[[Neshoba County, Mississippi|Neshoba]]
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*[[Noxubee County, Mississippi|Noxubee]]
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*[[Oktibbeha County, Mississippi|Oktibbeha]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1837''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1837 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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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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==== Military  ====
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*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&nbsp;Winston County.&nbsp;<br>
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:- [[5th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|5th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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::Company D - New Prospect Greys
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::Company E - Pettus Rebels
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::Company F - Winston Rifles
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:- [[Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry|Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry]]
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::Company C - Metts’ Company
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::Company D - Perkins’ Company
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:- [[11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company D - Metts’ Company
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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:*'''1835-1868''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Marriage  =====
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*'''1834-1925''' - Winston County Marriage Books 1-13 Index 1834-1925 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f2/Igimississippip.pdf.</ref>
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== 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.
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Winston|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
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Revision as of 15:51, 1 May 2013

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Guide to Winston County Mississippi genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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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

Marriage

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).
  3. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f2/Igimississippip.pdf.