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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Simpson County, Mississippi|Simpson County]]''
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Simpson_County_Mississippi_Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Simpson County Courthouse]]
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[[Image:Simpson County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1824'''--Simpson County was created 23 January 1824&nbsp;from the Choctaw Cession.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Mendenhall <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1824'''--Simpson County was created 23 January 1824&nbsp;from the Choctaw Cession.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Mendenhall <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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[http://theusgenweb.org/ms/simpson/cemetery.htm http://theusgenweb.org/ms/simpson/cemetery.htm]  
 
[http://theusgenweb.org/ms/simpson/cemetery.htm http://theusgenweb.org/ms/simpson/cemetery.htm]  
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==== Census  ====
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:*'''1823-1824''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1823-1824 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1825''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1825 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1837''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1837 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1841''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1841 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1866''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1866 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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:- [[3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]] [aka 45th Missisippi Infantry/ Hardcastle's/Williams']  
 
:- [[3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]] [aka 45th Missisippi Infantry/ Hardcastle's/Williams']  
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::Company A - Duncan Riflemen  
 
:- [[6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
:- [[6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
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::Company H - Simpson Fencibles
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:*'''1824-1900''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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Revision as of 20:44, 9 April 2012

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United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Simpson County

County Courthouse

Simpson County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1824--Simpson County was created 23 January 1824 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Mendenhall [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Almost all cemeteries have been indexed and can be found at US GenWeb at the following link.

http://theusgenweb.org/ms/simpson/cemetery.htm

Census

Church

Court

Land

The original land grants can be found at Bureau of Land Records website at www.glorecords.blm.gov.

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Simpson 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 Simpson County. 
- 3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry [aka 45th Missisippi Infantry/ Hardcastle's/Williams']
Company A - Duncan Riflemen
- 6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company H - Simpson Fencibles

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).