Franklin County, Mississippi Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1809--Franklin County was created 21 December 1809 from Adams County.  County seat:  Meadville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1877--Some records were lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Franklin

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Franklin 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 Franklin County.
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company I - Stockdale Rangers
- 7th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company A - Franklin Rifles
Company K - Quitman Rifles
Company E - Franklin Beauregards

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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).