Prentiss County, Mississippi Genealogy
Guide to Prentiss County Mississippi genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Prentiss County Courthouse
PO Box 477;
Booneville, MS 38829-0477
Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate
and court records from 1870 and land records
from 1836. Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. 
1912--Some records were lost.
Places / Localities
For tips on accessing Prentiss County, Mississippi Genealogy census records online, see: Mississippi Census.
LDS Ward and Branch Records
Civil War Battle
The following Civil War Battle was fought in Prentiss County
- Map showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.
- 1870-1879 - Prentiss County Marriage Books 1 and 2 Index 1870-1879. Batch M520251 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1879-1887 - Prentiss County Marriage Books 3 and 4 Index 1879-1887. Batches M520252 and M520253 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1888-1896 - Prentiss County Marriage Books 5 and 6 Index 1888-1896. Batches M520254 and M750996 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1896-1903 - Prentiss County Marriage Books 7 and 8 Index 1896-1903. Batch M751003 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1903-1906 - Prentiss County Marriage Book 9 Index 1903-1906. Batch M751005 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1906-1910 - Prentiss County Marriage Book 10 Index 1906-1910. Batch M751000 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1910-1914 - Prentiss County Marriage Book 11 Index 1910-1914. Batch M750995 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1914-1927 - Prentiss County Marriage Books 12 and 13 Index 1914-1927. Batch M750991 at FamilySearch - free.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Prentiss County, Mississippi page 382, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- Heritage Preservation Services Civil War Battle Summaries by State(accessed 2 Aug 2012
- Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f2/Igimississippip.pdf.