Harrison County, Mississippi Genealogy
Guide to Harrison County Mississippi genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Harrison County Courthouse
1801 23rd Ave; PO Box Drawer CC;
Gulfport, MS 39502
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1841 and court records.
Clerk Chancery Court has divorce,
probate and land records. 
1916--Some records were lost.
For tips on accessing Harrison County, Mississippi Genealogy census records online, see: Mississippi Census.
LDS Ward and Branch Records
- Civil War service men from Harrison 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 Harrison County.
- - 3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
- Company E - Biloxi Rifles, aka Biloxi Rifle Guards
- Company H - Dahlgren Guards
- - 9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
- Company C - Mayers’ Company
- - 17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry
- Company C - Evans’ Rangers
- Company E - Mayers’ Company
- 1841-1895 - Harrison County Marriage Books 1-11 Index 1841-1895 in International Genealogical Index at FamilySearch - free.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harrison County, Mississippi page 379, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- 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.