Forrest County, Mississippi Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Forrest County

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

Vital Records

  • 1921-1925 - Forrest County, Mississippi Marriage Index. Arranged by: Brides | Grooms. Courtesy: MSGenWeb - free.

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).