Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Genealogy

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Online Records


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, [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).