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Revision as of 18:00, 15 December 2010

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United States  > Mississippi > Newton County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1836--Newton County was created 25 February 1836 from Neshoba County.  County seat: Decatur [1] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1877, 1910--Some records were lost.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Newton 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 Newton County. 
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company B - Newton Rangers
- 3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company D - Chunkey Heroes
- 8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company B - Pinckney Guards

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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