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{{Mississippi-stub}} ''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Leake County, Mississippi|Leake County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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'''1833'''--Leake County was created 23 December 1833&nbsp;from the Choctaw Cession. &nbsp;'''County seat: '''Carthage <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;  
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'''1833'''--Leake County was created 23 December 1833&nbsp;from the Choctaw Cession.<br>'''County seat: '''Carthage <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;  
  
 
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:*'''1841''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1841 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1853''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1853 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1866''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1866 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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*Civil War service men from Leake 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 Leake County.&nbsp;<br>
 
*Civil War service men from Leake 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 Leake County.&nbsp;<br>
  
:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves]]
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves]]  
::Company E - Hall’s Company
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::Company E - Hall’s Company  
 
:- [[6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
:- [[6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
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::Company C - Quitman Southrons  
 
:- [[Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry|Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry]]  
 
:- [[Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry|Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry]]  
 
::Company D - Perkins’ Company
 
::Company D - Perkins’ Company
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:*'''1835-1899''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 00:00, 6 April 2012

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

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1833--Leake County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Carthage [1] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Leake 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 Leake County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company E - Hall’s Company
- 6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company C - Quitman Southrons
- Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry
Company D - Perkins’ Company

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).