Kemper County, Mississippi Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
1833--Kemper County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession. County seat: De Kalb 
1882--Some records were lost.
- Civil War service men from Kemper 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 Kemper County.
- - 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
- Company H - Kemper Dragoons
- - 5th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
- Company I - Kemper Rebels, aka Kemper Guards
Societies and Libraries
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).