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{{Mississippi-stub}} ''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lauderdale County, Mississippi|Lauderdale County]]''
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{{Mississippi-stub}} ''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lauderdale_County,_Mississippi|Lauderdale County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.chancery10.com/countylamar.php Lauderdale County Courthouse]<br>410 Constitution Ave; PO Box 1587<br>Meridian, MS 39302<br>Phone: 601.482.9704&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage and court records; <br>County Health&nbsp;Department has birth and death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lauderdale 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://www.chancery10.com/countylamar.php Lauderdale County Courthouse]<br>410 Constitution Ave; PO Box 1587<br>Meridian, MS 39302<br>Phone: 601.482.9704&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage and court records; <br>County Health&nbsp;Department has birth and death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lauderdale 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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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
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:*'''1841''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1841 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1841''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1841 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
===== Civil War<br> =====
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*Civil War service men from Lauderdale 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 Lauderdale County.&nbsp;<br>
 
*Civil War service men from Lauderdale 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 Lauderdale County.&nbsp;<br>
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::Company H - Southern Sentinels [also listed as Co. B]  
 
::Company H - Southern Sentinels [also listed as Co. B]  
 
::Company I - Confederate Guards [also listed as Co. G]
 
::Company I - Confederate Guards [also listed as Co. G]
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===== Civil War Battle  =====
 
===== Civil War Battle  =====
  
 
The following Civil War Battle was fought in Lauderdale County  
 
The following Civil War Battle was fought in Lauderdale County  
  
February 14-20, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms012.htm Meridian<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms012.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012)</ref>]
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February 14-20, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms012.htm Meridian<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms012.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012)</ref>]  
  
 
:[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.
 
:[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Lauderdale|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1221169811250_742" />}}<br>
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Lauderdale|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1221169811250_742" />}}<br>  
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*[http://www.kithandkinofthesouth.org/virtual-research-room.html Lauderdale County, MS Archives &amp;&nbsp;History, Inc. - Virtual Research Room!]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 13:10, 3 October 2012

Template:Mississippi-stub United States Gotoarrow.png Mississippi Gotoarrow.png Lauderdale County

County Courthouse

Lauderdale County Courthouse
410 Constitution Ave; PO Box 1587
Meridian, MS 39302
Phone: 601.482.9704 

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records;
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage and court records;
County Health Department has birth and death records[1]

History

Parent County

1833--Lauderdale County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Meridian [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
  • Civil War service men from Lauderdale 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 Lauderdale County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company A - Reynold’s Company
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company C - Lauderdale Cavalry
- 5th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company G - Allen’s Company
- 5th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company C - Lauderdale Springs Greys
- 8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company E - Tallahoma Hardshells [also listed as Co. H]
Company H - Southern Sentinels [also listed as Co. B]
Company I - Confederate Guards [also listed as Co. G]
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Lauderdale County

February 14-20, 1864 = Meridian[3]

Map showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lauderdale 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)