Amite County, Mississippi Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Amite County

County Courthouse

Amte County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1809--Amite County was created 24 February 1809 from Wilkinson County.
County seat:  Liberty [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records
US Vol. 5 page 215 - Bethel baptist Cemetery

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Liberty

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Amite 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 Amite County. 
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company I - Stockdale Rangers
- 7th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company C - Amite Rifles

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 1800-1900 - Amite County, Mississippi Marriages. Arranged by bride. Arranged by groom. Courtesy: MSGenWeb - free.

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).