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Revision as of 02:28, 12 June 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Greene County

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

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Greene County Courthouse
PO Box 610
Leakesville, MS 39451
Phone: 601.394.2377

Clerk Chancery Court has court, land and probate records. Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. [1]

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






History

Parent County

1811--Greene County was created 9 December 1811 from Amite, Franklin and Wayne.
County seat: Leakesville [2] 

Boundary Changes

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

1875--Some records were lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Census

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


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

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
  • Men from Greene 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 Greene County.
- 9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company D - Stevens’ Company
- 17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry
Company F - Stevens’ Company

Naturalization

Newspapers

Occupations

Probate 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

Birth
Marriage
Death
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

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