Madison County, Mississippi Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1828--Madison County was created 29 January 1828 from Yazoo County.  County seat: Canton [1] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Churches

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Cemeteries

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Madison 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 Madison County. 
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company I - Madison Rifles
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery
Company A - Ridley’s Battery, aka Jackson Light Artillery
- 3rd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company A - Kyle’s Company
- 5th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company F - Povall’s Company
- 9th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (New)
Company H - Semmes Rifles

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).