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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Mississippi]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Humphreys_County,_Mississippi|Humphreys County]]''  
  
Guide to '''Humphreys County Mississippi genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Humphreys County Mississippi genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1918'''--Humphreys County was created 28 March 1918&nbsp;from [[Holmes County, Mississippi|Holmes]], [[Washington County, Mississippi|Washington]], [[Yazoo County, Mississippi|Yazoo]] and [[Sunflower County, Mississippi|Sunflower]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Belzoni <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1918'''--Humphreys County was created 28 March 1918&nbsp;from [[Holmes County, Mississippi|Holmes]], [[Washington County, Mississippi|Washington]], [[Yazoo County, Mississippi|Yazoo]] and [[Sunflower County, Mississippi|Sunflower]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Belzoni <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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== Websites ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>
 
*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Humphreys|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
 
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
 
 
[http://www.humphreystn.com/officials/index.html Humphreys County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 547<br> Belzoni, MS 39038<br> Phone: 662.247.1740<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has birth and marriage records. <br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records from 1918. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Humphreys County, Mississippi page 379, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
 
 
== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
'''1918'''--Humphreys County was created 28 March 1918&nbsp;from [[Holmes County, Mississippi|Holmes]], [[Washington County, Mississippi|Washington]], [[Yazoo County, Mississippi|Yazoo]] and [[Sunflower County, Mississippi|Sunflower]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Belzoni <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;
 
 
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
 
*[[Holmes County, Mississippi|Holmes]]
 
*[[Leflore County, Mississippi|Leflore]]
 
*[[Sharkey County, Mississippi|Sharkey]]
 
*[[Sunflower County, Mississippi|Sunflower]]
 
*[[Washington County, Mississippi|Washington]]
 
*[[Yazoo County, Mississippi|Yazoo]]
 
 
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
 
 
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
 
 
 
== Web Sites ==
 
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>  
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Revision as of 17:48, 12 June 2013

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

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Humphreys County Courthouse
PO Box 547
Belzoni, MS 39038
Phone: 662.247.1740

Clerk Circuit Court has birth and marriage records. Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records from 1918. [1]

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




1918
1918

History

Parent County

1918--Humphreys County was created 28 March 1918 from Holmes, Washington, Yazoo and Sunflower Counties.
County seat: Belzoni [2]

Boundary Changes

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Humphreys 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

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), Humphreys 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).
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