Mississippi, Tippah County Family Histories (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Mississippi, Tippah County Family Histories .
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Tippah, Mississippi, United States
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Location of Tippah County, Mississippi
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Location of Mississippi
Record Description
Record Type Family History Records
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What is in the Collection?

The collection consists of images of family history books housed at the Tippah County Development Foundation, Ripley, Mississippi. This collection is being published as images become available.

The Tippah County Development Foundation was organized to promote growth and prosperity for Tippah County by enhancing the educational and cultural lives of its citizens.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mississippi, Tippah County Family Histories.

Collection Content

Sample Image

The collection compiles the biographies, genealogies, and histories of the following personages and their descendants and related families:

  • Allen Godwin
  • Shadrick Deen Sr.
  • Daniel, McAlister, Simmons, and Pegram Hine
  • The Daniel Lineage
  • James Martin and Priscilla Davis Martin
  • Guilford Jackson Deen and Catherine Deen
  • John Joseph Jefferson Shackleford vol. 1 and 2

The collection also includes the Macedonia (Deentown) Baptist Church 150th Anniversary Homecoming of 2000.

How Do I Search the Collection?

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Book Title and Author" category which takes you to the images

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

This collection is considered a secondary source, but the information on the cards can lead you to other primary records. Compare the information on the cards to what you already know to make sure that you have the correct family.

  • Add any new information to existing records about your family.
  • Use the names, dates, and places as the basis for family groups or to build a family pedigree.
  • Use the dates along with places or residences to help you locate the family in other records such as census, church, and land records.
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Don't overlook FHL Place United States, Mississippi, Tippah items or FHL Keyword Mississippi, Tippah items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Mississippi Archives and Libraries.

Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation

"Mississippi, Tippah County Family Histories." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Tippah County Development Foundation, Ripley.

Image Citation

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mississippi, Tippah County Family Histories.

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