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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi Genealogy|Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Copiah County'''
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Guide to '''Copiah County, Mississippi ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Copiah County
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| state = Mississippi
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| founded year =  1823
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| founded date = 21 January
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| seat = [[Hazlehurst, Mississippi|Hazlehurst]]
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| building image = MississippiCopiahCourthouse.jpg
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| building address = Copiah County Courthouse<br>PO Box 507<br>Hazlehurst, MS 39083<br>Phone: 601.894.3021<br>[http://www.copiahcounty.org/ '''Copiah County Courthouse''']]
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== County Information ==
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=== Copiah County, Mississippi Record Dates ===
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Copiah_County,_Mississippi|Copiah County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.copiahcounty.org/ Copiah County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 507<br>Hazlehurst, MS 39083<br>Phone: 601.894.3021<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce records from 1840,<br>probate and land records from 1825 and confederate <br>veterans records. <br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1825 and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Copiah County, Mississippi page 379, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.copiahcounty.org/ Copiah County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 507<br>Hazlehurst, MS 39083<br>Phone: 601.894.3021<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce records from 1840, probate and land records from 1825 and confederate veterans records. Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1825 and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Copiah County, Mississippi page 379, {{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'''--Copiah County was created 21 January 1823&nbsp;from [[Hinds County, Mississippi|Hinds]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Hazlehurst <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1823'''--Copiah County was created 21 January 1823&nbsp;from [[Hinds County, Mississippi Genealogy|Hinds]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Hazlehurst <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Mississippi county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/mississippi/ "Rotating Formation Mississippi County Boundary Maps"] (1785-1918) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
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==== Variant Spellings  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Claiborne County, Mississippi|Claiborne]]  
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*[[Claiborne County, Mississippi Genealogy|Claiborne]]  
*[[Hinds County, Mississippi|Hinds]]  
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*[[Hinds County, Mississippi Genealogy|Hinds]]  
*[[Jefferson County, Mississippi|Jefferson]]  
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*[[Jefferson County, Mississippi Genealogy|Jefferson]]  
*[[Lawrence County, Mississippi|Lawrence]]  
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*[[Lawrence County, Mississippi Genealogy|Lawrence]]  
*[[Lincoln County, Mississippi|Lincoln]]  
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*[[Lincoln County, Mississippi Genealogy|Lincoln]]  
*[[Rankin County, Mississippi|Rankin]]  
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*[[Rankin County, Mississippi Genealogy|Rankin]]  
*[[Simpson County, Mississippi|Simpson]]
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*[[Simpson County, Mississippi Genealogy|Simpson]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== Research Guides  ====
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==== African Americans  ====
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==== Bible Records  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=27&GScnty=1526&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|331263|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=27&CScnty=1526 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.msgw.org/copiah/Resources/Cemeteries/cemeteries.html MSGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Copiah+Mississippi&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Mississippi&county=Copiah&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/mississippi/ms-copiah.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/ms/copiah.htm MSInterment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=19834&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=84&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
 
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*1805 - 1890 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3556 Mississippi, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1805-1890] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1660 - 1820 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2234 U.S. Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1792 - 1866 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1125 Mississippi, State and Territorial Census Collection, 1792-1866] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 
{{Census|Mississippi}}  
 
{{Census|Mississippi}}  
  
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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
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:*'''1878 Enumeration of Educable Children''' avaialbe for free on [https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-14208-33591-67?cc=1856425&wc=10917766 FamilySearch]&nbsp;(other years also available). Listing of locations and approximate image start number available [http://jpgenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/12/mississippi-1878-copiah-and-covington.html here]. Images also available online from the [http://mdah.state.ms.us/arrec/digital_archives/educablechildren/Copiah Mississippi Archives].
 
:*'''1878 Enumeration of Educable Children''' avaialbe for free on [https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-14208-33591-67?cc=1856425&wc=10917766 FamilySearch]&nbsp;(other years also available). Listing of locations and approximate image start number available [http://jpgenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/12/mississippi-1878-copiah-and-covington.html here]. Images also available online from the [http://mdah.state.ms.us/arrec/digital_archives/educablechildren/Copiah Mississippi Archives].
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
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{{MS Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Land  ====
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{{MS Land}}
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/253240?availability=Family%20History%20Library Copiah County, Mississippi deed records, (1823-1900; index, 1825-1988), 1823-1988] Index all viewable.
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MS History}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/mississippi/ Maps of Mississippi (1785-1918)]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*Civil War service men from Copiah 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 Copiah County.&nbsp;<br>
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932375|Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932409|Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1889-1942''' - {{RecordSearch|1979942|Mississippi, Confederate Records, 1889-1942}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1900-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1936413|Mississippi, Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications, 1900-1974}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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*Men from Copiah 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 Copiah County.&nbsp;<br>
  
 
:- [[3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
:- [[3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
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::Company A - Charlie Clark Rifles [also listed as Co. H]  
 
::Company A - Charlie Clark Rifles [also listed as Co. H]  
 
::Company D - Pettus Relief, aka Pettus Rifles
 
::Company D - Pettus Relief, aka Pettus Rifles
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/572492?availability=Family%20History%20Library Roster of Confederate soldiers and sailors, 1861-1865]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/572514?availability=Family%20History%20Library Honorable discharge records (Copiah County, Mississippi) 1918-1943]
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==== Naturalization  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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{{MS Newspaper abstracts|Copiah}}
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{{MS Probate Intro}}
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1780 – 1982''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8995 Mississippi Wills and Probate Records 1780-1982] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''<br>
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*'''1781 – 1930''' {{RecordSearch|2036959| Mississippi Probate Records 1781-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images <br>
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MS Tax Intro}}
  
 
:*'''1823-1899''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1823-1899''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries<br> ==
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{{MS Vital Intro}}
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*1800 - 1911 {{RecordSearch|1680835|Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1776 - 1935 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7842 Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1826 - 1900 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4585 Mississippi Marriages, 1826-1900] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1826 - 50 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3739 Mississippi Marriages, 1826-50] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*to 1825 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2093 Mississippi Marriages to 1825] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1823-1921''' - Copiah County Marriage Books A-K and 1-25 Index 1823-1921 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/c/ce/Igimississippia.pdf.</ref>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/571972?availability=Family%20History%20Library Divorce records, 1882-1926]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/572545?availability=Family%20History%20Library Mississippi, Copiah County, voter registration, 1876-1923]
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== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Copiah-County-Historical-Genealogical-Society/265393660356 Copiah County Historical Genealogical Society]
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
== Web Sites ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/copiah-county/ Copiah County, MS History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Copiah|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[http://copiah.msghn.org/ Copiah County, Mississippi Genealogy & History Network]
*County website: http://copiahcounty.org/
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*[https://plus.google.com/communities/111918998635232011689 Mississippi Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/134148333326756/ Mississippi Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://www.msgw.org/copiah/ USGenWeb Copiah County, Mississippi project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.  
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Copiah|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
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*[http://copiahcounty.org/ Copiah County, Mississippi County website]
  
 
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Guide to Copiah County, Mississippi ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Copiah County, Mississippi
Map
Map of Mississippi highlighting Copiah County
Location in the state of Mississippi
Map of the U.S. highlighting Mississippi
Location of Mississippi in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 21 January, 1823
County Seat Hazlehurst
Courthouse
MississippiCopiahCourthouse.jpg
Address Copiah County Courthouse
PO Box 507
Hazlehurst, MS 39083
Phone: 601.894.3021
Copiah County Courthouse]


County Information

Copiah County, Mississippi Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Copiah County, Mississippi Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate

1823

1830
1823
1823


County Courthouse

Copiah County Courthouse
PO Box 507
Hazlehurst, MS 39083
Phone: 601.894.3021

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce records from 1840, probate and land records from 1825 and confederate veterans records. Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1825 and court records. [1]

History

Parent County

1823--Copiah County was created 21 January 1823 from Hinds County.
County seat: Hazlehurst [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Mississippi county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Mississippi County Boundary Maps" (1785-1918) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
MSGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
Tombstone Project
MSInterment
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Mississippi Cemeteries for more information.

Census

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


  • 1878 Enumeration of Educable Children avaialbe for free on FamilySearch (other years also available). Listing of locations and approximate image start number available here. Images also available online from the Mississippi Archives.

Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Mississippi denominations, view the Mississippi Church Records wiki page.

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Mississippi Land and Property for additional information about early Mississippi land ownership. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Copiah County, Mississippi Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Mississippi Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Civil War
  • Men from Copiah 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 Copiah County. 
- 3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company K - McWillie Blues
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company A - Terrall [Terrell] Dragoons
Company B - Copiah Horse Guards
Company E - Ramsey’s Company
- 6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company F - Crystal Springs Guards
Company G - Rockport Steel Blades
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Old)
Company H - Bahala Rifles
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Old)
Company I - Bahala Rifles
- 12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company A - Charlie Clark Rifles [also listed as Co. H]
Company D - Pettus Relief, aka Pettus Rifles
World War I and II


Naturalization

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Copiah County, Mississippi Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Occupations

Probate Records

Probate records are held by the Copiah County, Mississippi Genealogy Clerk of Court and are housed at the Copiah County, Mississippi Genealogy Courthouse. Microfilmed records can be found online at Mississippi Probate Records, 1781-1930. See the wiki page Mississippi Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, and adoptions.

Online Records

Taxation

Mississippi tax records replace missing censuses and provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years. For more information, see Mississippi Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. Mississippi law did not require keeping birth or death records until 1912. Births and deaths are kept by the Mississippi Bureau of Vital Statistics. Marriage records are kept by the county. See also How to order Mississippi Vital Records or order electronically online.

See Mississippi Vital Records for more information on getting Mississippi records.

Birth
Marriage
Divorce
Death
Vital Record Substitutes
Voting Records

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

See also a List of Mississippi Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Copiah County, Mississippi page 379, 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).
  3. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/c/ce/Igimississippia.pdf.