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{{Mississippi-stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Jones County, Mississippi]]'' <br>  
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{{Mississippi-stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Jones_County,_Mississippi]]'' <br>  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Jones County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Jones County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg]]  
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== History  ==
 
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'''1826'''--Jones County was created 24 January 1826&nbsp;from [[Covington County, Mississippi|Covington]] and [[Wayne County, Mississippi|Wayne]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Laurel <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1826'''--Jones County was created 24 January 1826&nbsp;from [[Covington County, Mississippi|Covington]] and [[Wayne County, Mississippi|Wayne]] Counties.&nbsp;<br>'''County seats:'''
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Laurel &nbsp;District 2
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&nbsp;Ellisville &nbsp;District 1<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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Laurel
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:*'''1837''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1837 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1837''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1837 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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Revision as of 04:53, 9 July 2012

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County Courthouse

Jones County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1826--Jones County was created 24 January 1826 from Covington and Wayne Counties. 
County seats: Laurel  District 2

 Ellisville  District 1[1]


Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some records have been lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Laurel

Ellisville

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • George's Camp

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Jones 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 Jones County.
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company B - Nixon’s Company
- 7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
Company C - Jones County Rebels
Company F - Renovators
- 8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company K - Elllisville Invincibles, aka Jones County Invincibles [also listed as Co. C]

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).