Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Genealogy

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Oktibbeha County Courthouse
101 E Main Street
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: 662.323.5834

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and
court records from 1880 and land records from 1834.
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. [1]

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1880--Some records were lost.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Oktibbeha 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 Oktibbeha County. 
- 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry [became the 48th Regiment, Missippi Infantry]
Company - Oktibbeha Reserve [or "Oktibbeha Rescue" -- records not clear], aka Capt. Joel P. Rogers’ Company [also known as Co. K]
- 8th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry (formerly 19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)
Company I - Robinson’s Company
- 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
Oktibbeha Reserve [or "Oktibbeha Rescue" -- records not clear], aka Capt. Joel P. Rogers’ Company [also known as Co. K]
- Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry
Company F - Montgomery’s Company
Company I - Bookter’s Company
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company E - Gholson Guards

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), Oktibbeha County, Mississippi page 381, 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).