Winston County, Mississippi Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Winston County, Mississippi|Winston County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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1'''833'''--Winston County was created 23 December 1833&nbsp;from the Choctaw Cession.&nbsp;'''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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'''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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:*'''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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::Company D - New Prospect Greys  
 
::Company D - New Prospect Greys  
 
::Company E - Pettus Rebels  
 
::Company E - Pettus Rebels  
::Company F - Winston Rifles
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::Company F - Winston Rifles  
 
:- [[Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry|Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry]]  
 
:- [[Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry|Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry]]  
 
::Company C - Metts’ Company  
 
::Company C - Metts’ Company  
::Company D - Perkins’ Company
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::Company D - Perkins’ Company  
:- [[11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry| 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
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::Company D - Metts’ Company
  
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:*'''1835-1868''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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Revision as of 21:27, 9 April 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Winston County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1833--Winston County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Louisville [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 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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).