Yazoo County, Mississippi Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Yazoo County; PO Box 68; Yazoo City, MS 39194; Ph. 601.746.2213 Details: (Clk Chan Ct has m rec from 1845, div, pro, ct & land rec from 1823 & newspapers)
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Yazoo-County-Mississippi-Courts.htm Yazoo County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;PO Box 68; <br>Yazoo City, MS 39194<br> Phone: 601.746.2213&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has marriage records from 1845, <br>divorce, probate, court and land records&nbsp;from 1823 <br>and newspapers<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yazoo County, Mississippi page 383, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 15:48, 8 August 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Yazoo County

Contents

County Courthouse

Yazoo County Courthouse
 PO Box 68;
Yazoo City, MS 39194
Phone: 601.746.2213 

Clerk Chancery Court has marriage records from 1845,
divorce, probate, court and land records from 1823
and newspapers[1]

History

Parent County

1823--Yazoo County was created 21 January 1823 from Hinds County.
County seat: Yazoo City [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Yazoo 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 Yazoo County. 
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company K - Yazoo Minute Rifles
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery
Company B - Herrod’s Battery, aka Vaughan Rebels
Company I - Bowman’s Battery
- 3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company I - John M. Sharps, aka Yazoo Rebels
- 12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company I - Satartia Rifles [also listed as Co. G]

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), Yazoo County, Mississippi page 383, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).