Yazoo County, Mississippi

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Yazoo-County-Mississippi-Courts.htm Yazoo County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 68; <br>Yazoo City, MS 39194<br> Phone: 601.746.2213<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has marriage records from 1845, <br>divorce, probate, court and land records from 1823 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  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1823'''--Yazoo County was created 21 January 1823 from Hinds County.&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp;Yazoo City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1823'''--Yazoo County was created 21 January 1823 from [[Hinds County, Mississippi|Hinds]] County.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Yazoo City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Attala County, Mississippi|Attala]]
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*[[Hinds County, Mississippi|Hinds]]
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*[[Holmes County, Mississippi|Holmes]]
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*[[Humphreys County, Mississippi|Humphreys]]
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*[[Issaquena County, Mississippi|Issaquena]]
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*[[Madison County, Mississippi|Madison]]
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*[[Sharkey County, Mississippi|Sharkey]]
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*[[Warren County, Mississippi|Warren]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1823-1824''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1823-1824 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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:*'''1841''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1841 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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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
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*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.&nbsp;<br>
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:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]]
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::Company K - Yazoo Minute Rifles
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery|1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery]]
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::Company B - Herrod’s Battery, aka Vaughan Rebels
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::Company I - Bowman’s Battery
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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::Company I - John M. Sharps, aka Yazoo Rebels
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:- [[12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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::Company I - Satartia Rifles [also listed as Co. G]
  
 
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:*'''1823-1896''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192917&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Yazoo&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 04:27, 3 January 2013

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Online Records

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 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, 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).