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Revision as of 21:43, 11 May 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Forrest County

Guide to Forrest County Mississippi genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Forrest County Courthouse
641 Main St; PO Box 951;
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Phone: 601.545.6014

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1893 and court records from 1906.
Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, land, probate and military records. [1]

History

Parent County

1906--Forrest County was created 19 April 1906 from Perry County.
County seat: Hattiesburg [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Hattiesburg

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

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

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Forest 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.
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