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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[[Image:Lawrence County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]][http://www.courtreference.com/Lawrence-County-Mississippi-Courts.htm Lawrence County Courthouse ]<br>PO Box 40<br> Monticello, MS 39654<br> Phone: 601.587.7162<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage,and court records.<br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records from 1815. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lawrence 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  ====
  
'''1814'''--Lawrence County was created 22 December 1814&nbsp;from [[Marion County, Mississippi|Marion]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Monticello <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;  
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'''1814'''--Lawrence County was created 22 December 1814&nbsp;from [[Marion County, Mississippi|Marion]] County.<br>'''County seat: '''Monticello <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;  
  
 
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:*'''1818''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1818 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1823''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1823 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1823-1824''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1823-1824 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1825''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1825 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1830''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1830 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1841''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1841 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery|1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery]]  
 
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:- [[11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
 
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::Company K - Lawrence Rifles [also listed as Co. C]
 
::Company K - Lawrence Rifles [also listed as Co. C]
  
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:*'''1813-1888''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|Territorial and County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192809&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Lawrence&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]<br>
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 04:14, 3 January 2013

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


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Online Records


County Courthouse

Lawrence County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg
Lawrence County Courthouse
PO Box 40
Monticello, MS 39654
Phone: 601.587.7162

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage,and court records.
Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records from 1815. [1]

History

Parent County

1814--Lawrence County was created 22 December 1814 from Marion County.
County seat: Monticello [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some records have been lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Lawrence 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 Lawrence County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery
Company F - Bradford’s Battery
- 7th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company G - Goode Rifles
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company G - Hargrove’s Company
- 12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company K - Lawrence Rifles [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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lawrence 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).