Yazoo County, Mississippi Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Yazoo County, Mississippi|Yazoo County]]''
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1823'''--Yazoo County was created 21 January 1823 from [[Hinds County, Mississippi|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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:*'''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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*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>
 
*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>
  
:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]]
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:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]]  
::Company K - Yazoo Minute Rifles
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::Company K - Yazoo Minute Rifles  
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery|1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery]]  
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery|1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery]]  
 
::Company B - Herrod’s Battery, aka Vaughan Rebels  
 
::Company B - Herrod’s Battery, aka Vaughan Rebels  
::Company I - Bowman’s Battery
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::Company I - Bowman’s Battery  
 
:- [[3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
:- [[3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
::Company I - John M. Sharps, aka Yazoo Rebels
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::Company I - John M. Sharps, aka Yazoo Rebels  
:- [[12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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:- [[12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
::Company I - Satartia Rifles [also listed as Co. G]
 
::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.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 21:31, 9 April 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Yazoo County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1823--Yazoo County was created 21 January 1823 from Hinds County.
County seat: Yazoo City [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 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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).