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{{Mississippi-stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Jones_County,_Mississippi|Jones County]]'' <br>  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi Genealogy|Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jones County''' <br>
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Guide to '''Jones County Mississippi ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. 
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{{Click|Image:MS_ORP.png|Mississippi Online Genealogy Records}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Jones County
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| county_map = Msjones.jpg
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| state = Mississippi
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| state_map = Mississippi.png
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| founded year =  1826
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| founded date = 24 January
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| seat = [[Laurel, Mississippi|Laurel]]
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| building image = MississippiJonesCourthouse.jpg
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| building address = Jones County Courthouse<br>PO Box 1468<br>Laurel, MS 39441<br>Phone: 601.428.0527<br>[http://recordsproject.com/county/mississippi/jones.asp '''Jones County Courthouse''']
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== County Information ==
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=== Jones County, Mississippi Record Dates ===
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Birth|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Death|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1882<br>  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830<br>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1828<br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://recordsproject.com/county/mississippi/jones.asp Jones County Courthouse] <br>PO Box 1468<br>Laurel, MS 39441<br>Phone: 601.428.0527<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1882<br>and court records from 1907. <br>Clerk Chancery Court at Laurel and Ellisville, Mississippi has divorce and land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jones County, Mississippi page 380, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://recordsproject.com/county/mississippi/jones.asp Jones County Courthouse] <br>PO Box 1468<br>Laurel, MS 39441<br>Phone: 601.428.0527<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1882 and court records from 1907. Clerk Chancery Court at Laurel and Ellisville, Mississippi has divorce and land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jones County, Mississippi page 380, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1826'''--Jones County was created 24 January 1826&nbsp;from [[Covington County, Mississippi|Covington]] and [[Wayne County, Mississippi|Wayne]] Counties.&nbsp;<br>'''County seats:''' Laurel &nbsp;District 2  
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'''1826'''--Jones County was created 24 January 1826&nbsp;from [[Covington County, Mississippi Genealogy|Covington]] and [[Wayne County, Mississippi Genealogy|Wayne]] Counties.&nbsp;<br>'''County seats:''' Laurel &nbsp;District 2  
  
 
&nbsp;Ellisville &nbsp;District 1<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
&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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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Mississippi county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/mississippi/ "Rotating Formation Mississippi County Boundary Maps"] (1785-1918) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== Variant Spellings ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
Some records have been lost.  
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'''Unknown Date--'''Some records have been lost.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Laurel  
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*Laurel  
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*Ellisville
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Covington County, Mississippi Genealogy|Covington]]
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*[[Forrest County, Mississippi Genealogy|Forrest]]
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*[[Jasper County, Mississippi Genealogy|Jasper]]
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*[[Perry County, Mississippi Genealogy|Perry]]
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*[[Smith County, Mississippi Genealogy|Smith]]
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*[[Wayne County, Mississippi Genealogy|Wayne]]
  
Ellisville
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== Genealogy Resources  ==
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Research Guides ====
  
*[[Covington County, Mississippi|Covington]]
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==== African Americans  ====
*[[Forrest County, Mississippi|Forrest]]
 
*[[Jasper County, Mississippi|Jasper]]
 
*[[Perry County, Mississippi|Perry]]
 
*[[Smith County, Mississippi|Smith]]
 
*[[Wayne County, Mississippi|Wayne]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Bible Records ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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{| width="80%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=27&GScnty=1545&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|506079|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=27&CScnty=1545 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msjones2/cemetery/cemetery.html MSGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Jones+Mississippi&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Mississippi&county=Jones&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/ms/jones.htm MSGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/mississippi/ms-jones.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/ms/jones.htm MSInterment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=19900&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=102&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Mississippi Cemeteries| Mississippi Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
 
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*1805 - 1890 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3556 Mississippi, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1805-1890] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1660 - 1820 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2234 U.S. Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1792 - 1866 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1125 Mississippi, State and Territorial Census Collection, 1792-1866] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 
{{Census|Mississippi}}  
 
{{Census|Mississippi}}  
  
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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
LDS&nbsp;Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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{{MS Church Intro}}
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*George's Camp
 
*George's Camp
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
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{{MS Land}}
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/824155?availability=Family%20History%20Library Land and property records (Jones County, Mississippi), 1810-1925]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MS History}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/mississippi/ Maps of Mississippi (1785-1918)]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== 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.<br>
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===== Civil War  =====
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932375|Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932409|Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1889-1942''' - {{RecordSearch|1979942|Mississippi, Confederate Records, 1889-1942}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1900-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1936413|Mississippi, Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications, 1900-1974}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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*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.<br>
  
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves]]  
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves]]  
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:- [[8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
:- [[8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
::Company K - Elllisville Invincibles, aka Jones County Invincibles [also listed as Co. C]
 
::Company K - Elllisville Invincibles, aka Jones County Invincibles [also listed as Co. C]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/823998?availability=Family%20History%20Library Pension records, 1860-1923; indexes, ca. 1903-1923]
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===== World War I And II  =====
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Missionary_Training_Lessons Military discharges 1917-1953&nbsp;; index 1919-1973]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/823998?availability=Family%20History%20Library Pension records, 1860-1923; indexes, ca. 1903-1923]
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==== Naturalization  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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{{MS Newspaper abstracts|Jones}}
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{{MS Probate Intro}}
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1780 – 1982''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8995 Mississippi Wills and Probate Records 1780-1982] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''<br>
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*'''1781 – 1930''' {{RecordSearch|2036959| Mississippi Probate Records 1781-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images <br>
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MS Tax Intro}}
  
 
:*'''1827-1896''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1827-1896''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp==
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{{MS Vital Intro}}
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*1800 - 1911 {{RecordSearch|1680835|Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1776 - 1935 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7842 Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1826 - 1900 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4585 Mississippi Marriages, 1826-1900] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1826 - 50 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3739 Mississippi Marriages, 1826-50] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*to 1825 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2093 Mississippi Marriages to 1825] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1882-1924''' - Jones County Marriage Books D and 1-7 Index 1882-1924 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/b/be/Igimississippij.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1917-1951''' [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/824203?availability=Family%20History%20Library Marriage records (Jones County, Mississippi), 1917-1951]
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===== Death  =====
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*'''1894-1954''' [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/255917?availability=Family%20History%20Library Will records, 1894-1954]
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== Genealogy Societies and Libraries ==
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/ms-society-archive/ Mississippi Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msjcgho/ Jones County Genealogical And Historical Organization]<br>
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P.O. Box 2644<br>
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Laurel 39442-2644<br>
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Email: jcgho1@yahoo.com
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
== Web Sites ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/jones-county/ Jones County, MS History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/communities/111918998635232011689 Mississippi Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/134148333326756/ Mississippi Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msjones2/ USGenWeb Jones County, Mississippi project]. Hase maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.  
 
*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Jones|subject|disp=Family History Library&nbsp;Catalog}}<br>
 
*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Jones|subject|disp=Family History Library&nbsp;Catalog}}<br>
  
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United States Gotoarrow.png Mississippi Gotoarrow.png Jones County

Guide to Jones County Mississippi ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Jones County, Mississippi
Map
Map of Mississippi highlighting Jones County
Location in the state of Mississippi
Map of the U.S. highlighting Mississippi
Location of Mississippi in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 24 January, 1826
County Seat Laurel
Courthouse
MississippiJonesCourthouse.jpg
Address Jones County Courthouse
PO Box 1468
Laurel, MS 39441
Phone: 601.428.0527
Jones County Courthouse



County Information

Jones County, Mississippi Record Dates

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

1882

1830
1828
1894


County Courthouse

Jones County Courthouse
PO Box 1468
Laurel, MS 39441
Phone: 601.428.0527

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1882 and court records from 1907. Clerk Chancery Court at Laurel and Ellisville, Mississippi has divorce and land records. [1]

History

Parent County

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

 Ellisville  District 1[2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Mississippi county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Mississippi County Boundary Maps" (1785-1918) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Unknown Date--Some records have been lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Laurel
  • Ellisville

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
MSGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
MSGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
MSInterment
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Mississippi Cemeteries for more information.

Census

For tips on accessing Jones 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.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • George's Camp

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Mississippi Land and Property for additional information about early Mississippi land ownership. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Jones County, Mississippi Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Mississippi Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Civil War


  • 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]
World War I And II

Naturalization

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Jones County, Mississippi Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Occupations

Probate Records

Probate records are held by the Jones County, Mississippi Genealogy Clerk of Court and are housed at the Jones County, Mississippi Genealogy Courthouse. Microfilmed records can be found online at Mississippi Probate Records, 1781-1930. See the wiki page Mississippi Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, and adoptions.

Online 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

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. Mississippi law did not require keeping birth or death records until 1912. Births and deaths are kept by the Mississippi Bureau of Vital Statistics. Marriage records are kept by the county. See also How to order Mississippi Vital Records or order electronically online.

See Mississippi Vital Records for more information on getting Mississippi records.

Birth
Marriage
Death
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

See also a List of Mississippi Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Jones County Genealogical And Historical Organization
P.O. Box 2644
Laurel 39442-2644
Email: jcgho1@yahoo.com

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jones 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).
  3. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/b/be/Igimississippij.pdf.