Sunflower County, Mississippi Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Sunflower County

County Courthouse

Sunflower County Courthouse
200 Main St; PO Box 988
Indianola, MS 38751-
Phone: 662.887.4703

Clerk Chancery Court has marriage, divorce,
probate, court and land records from from 1871. [1]

History

Parent County

1844--Sunflower County was created 15 February 1844 from Bolivar and Washington Counties.
County seat:  Indianola [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1870--Some records were lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Sunflower 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 Sunflower County. 
- 3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company B - Sunflower Dispersers

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sunflower County, Mississippi page 382, 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).