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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Jefferson Davis County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]] Jefferson Davis County; 1025 3rd St; CO Box 1137; Prentiss, MS 39474; Ph. 601.792.4024 Details: (Clk Chan Ct has ct & land rec; Clk Cir Ct has m & pro rec)
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[http://mississippi.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,689744,n,jefferson%20davis%20county%20courthouse.cfm Jefferson Davis County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;1025 3rd St; CO Box 1137<br>Prentiss, MS 39474<br>Phone: 601.792.4024
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<br>Clerk Chancery Court has court and land records; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage and probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi page 380, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 19:31, 6 August 2012

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County Courthouse

Jefferson Davis County Courthouse
 1025 3rd St; CO Box 1137
Prentiss, MS 39474
Phone: 601.792.4024


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

History

Parent County

1906--Jefferson Davis County was created 31 March 1906 from Covington and Lawrence Counties.
County seat: Prentiss [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi page 380, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).