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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi Genealogy|Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Tishomingo County'''
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Guide to '''Tishomingo County, Mississippi ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Click|Image:MS_ORP.png|Mississippi Online Genealogy Records}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Tishomingo County
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| county_map = Mstishomingo.jpg
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| state = Mississippi
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| founded year =  1836
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| founded date = 9 February
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| seat = [[Luka, Mississippi|Luka]]
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| building image = MississippiTishomingoCourthouse.jpg
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| building address = Tishomingo County Courthouse<br>1008 Battleground Dr; <br>Luka, MS 38852-1020; <br>Phone: 662.423.7010<br>[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MS_Tishomingo.htm '''Tishomingo County Courthouse''']
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== County Information ==
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=== Tishomingo County, Mississippi Record Dates ===
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Tishomingo_County,_Mississippi|Tishomingo County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MS_Tishomingo.htm Tishomingo County Courthouse]<br>1008 Battleground Dr; <br>Luka, MS 38852-1020; <br>Phone: 662.423.7010<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate, court and land records.<br>Clerk Circuit Court has marrige records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tishomingo County, Mississippi page 383, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MS_Tishomingo.htm Tishomingo County Courthouse]<br>1008 Battleground Dr; <br>Luka, MS 38852-1020; <br>Phone: 662.423.7010<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate, court and land records. Clerk Circuit Court has marrige records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tishomingo County, Mississippi page 383, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Mississippi county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/mississippi/ "Rotating Formation Mississippi County Boundary Maps"] (1785-1918) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
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==== Variant Spellings  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Alcorn County, Mississippi|Alcorn]]  
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*[[Alcorn County, Mississippi Genealogy|Alcorn]]  
*[[Colbert County, Alabama|Colbert County, Alabama]]  
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*[[Colbert County, Alabama Genealogy|Colbert County, Alabama]]  
*[[Franklin County, Alabama|Franklin County, Alabama]]  
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*[[Franklin County, Alabama Genealogy|Franklin County, Alabama]]  
 
*[[Hardin County, Tennessee|Hardin County, Tennessee]]  
 
*[[Hardin County, Tennessee|Hardin County, Tennessee]]  
*[[Itawamba County, Mississippi|Itawamba]]  
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*[[Itawamba County, Mississippi Genealogy|Itawamba]]  
*[[Lauderdale County, Alabama|Lauderdale County, Alabama]]  
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*[[Lauderdale County, Alabama Genealogy|Lauderdale County, Alabama]]  
*[[Prentiss County, Mississippi|Prentiss]]
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*[[Prentiss County, Mississippi Genealogy|Prentiss]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== Research Guides  ====
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==== African Americans  ====
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==== Bible Records  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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{| width="80%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=27&GScnty=1582&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|559648|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=27&CScnty=1582 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://msgw.org/tishomingo/cemknown.html MSGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Tishomingo+Mississippi&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Mississippi&county=Tishomingo&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/ms/tishomin.htm MSGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/mississippi/ms-tishomin.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20028&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=95&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Mississippi Cemeteries| Mississippi Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
 
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*1805 - 1890 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3556 Mississippi, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1805-1890] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1660 - 1820 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2234 U.S. Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1792 - 1866 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1125 Mississippi, State and Territorial Census Collection, 1792-1866] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 
{{Census|Mississippi}}  
 
{{Census|Mississippi}}  
  
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:*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
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{{MS Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Land  ====
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{{MS Land}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/mississippi/ Maps of Mississippi (1785-1918)]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932375|Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932409|Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1889-1942''' - {{RecordSearch|1979942|Mississippi, Confederate Records, 1889-1942}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1900-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1936413|Mississippi, Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications, 1900-1974}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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*Civil War service men from&nbsp;Tishomingo 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&nbsp;Tishomingo County.&nbsp;<br>
 
*Civil War service men from&nbsp;Tishomingo 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&nbsp;Tishomingo County.&nbsp;<br>
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::Company A - Tishomingo Avengers, aka Tishomingo Rifles  
 
::Company A - Tishomingo Avengers, aka Tishomingo Rifles  
 
::Company B - W.R. Nelson Guards  
 
::Company B - W.R. Nelson Guards  
::Company C - Tishomingo Rebels
 
::Company D - Lowrey Guards, aka Lowrey Rebels
 
::Company E - Hatchie Tigers
 
::Company F - Southern Farmers
 
 
::Company G - Lowrey Invincibles  
 
::Company G - Lowrey Invincibles  
 
::Company H - Beauregard Rifles  
 
::Company H - Beauregard Rifles  
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:[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.
 
:[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.
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==== Naturalization  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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{{MS Newspaper abstracts|Tishomingo}}
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==== Probate Records ====
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1780 - 1982''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8995 Mississippi Wills and Probate Records 1780-1982] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - index and images $
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*'''1809 - 1922''' - [http://www.sampubco.com/wills/ms/mstishomingo01.htm Tishomingo County Mississippi list of will book testators SAMPUBCO] - Browsable index of testators of wills - free
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*'''1781 - 1930''' - {{RecordSearch|2036959| Mississippi Probate Records 1781-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MS Tax Intro}}
  
 
:*'''1837-1892''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1837-1892''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
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{{MS Vital Intro}}
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/tishomingo-county/ Genealogy Inc Tishomingo County, Mississippi] vital record search.
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*'''1800 - 1911''' - {{RecordSearch|1680835|Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1776 - 1935''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7842 Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1826 - 1900''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4585 Mississippi Marriages, 1826-1900] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1826 - 1850''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3739 Mississippi Marriages, 1826-50] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''Early to 1825''' -  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2093 Mississippi Marriages to 1825] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1842 - 1918''' - Tishomingo County Marriage Books 1-6 Index 1842-1918 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">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.</ref>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2364225?availability=Family%20History%20Library Obituaries of Tishomingo County, Mississippi] v. 1. A and B surnames, 1845-1999.
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'''Tishomingo County Historical and Genealogical Society'''<br> PO Box 273<br> 203 East Quitman Street<br> Iuka, Mississippi 38852<br>Telephone Number: 662-423-3500<br>[http://www.tishomingohistory.com/ Website]<br>[http://www.nonprofitfacts.com//MS/Tishomingo-County-Historical-Genealogical-Society.html Website]<br><br> Search for free birth and Obituary records.
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/ms-society-archive/ Mississippi Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
== Web Sites ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/tishomingo-county/ Tishomingo County, MS History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Tishomingo|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[https://plus.google.com/communities/111918998635232011689 Mississippi Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/134148333326756/ Mississippi Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://msgw.org/tishomingo/ USGenWeb project for Tishomingo County]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.  
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Tishomingo|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Guide to Tishomingo County, Mississippi ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Tishomingo County, Mississippi
Map
Map of Mississippi highlighting Tishomingo County
Location in the state of Mississippi
Map of the U.S. highlighting Mississippi
Location of Mississippi in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 9 February, 1836
County Seat Luka
Courthouse
MississippiTishomingoCourthouse.jpg
Address Tishomingo County Courthouse
1008 Battleground Dr;
Luka, MS 38852-1020;
Phone: 662.423.7010
Tishomingo County Courthouse


County Information

Tishomingo County, Mississippi Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Tishomingo County, Mississippi Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate

1842

1840
1836
1836


County Courthouse

Tishomingo County Courthouse
1008 Battleground Dr;
Luka, MS 38852-1020;
Phone: 662.423.7010

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate, court and land records. Clerk Circuit Court has marrige records. [1]

History

Parent County

1836--Tishomingo County was created 9 February 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession.
County seat: Iuka [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Mississippi county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Mississippi County Boundary Maps" (1785-1918) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
MSGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
MSGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Mississippi Cemeteries for more information.

Census

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

Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Mississippi denominations, view the Mississippi Church Records wiki page.

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Mississippi Land and Property for additional information about early Mississippi land ownership. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Tishomingo County, Mississippi Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Mississippi Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Civil War


  • Civil War service men from Tishomingo 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 Tishomingo County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Johnston's)
Company H - James Creek Volunteers
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans [Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s]
Company F - Reason’s Company
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi State Cavalry
Company L - Lowry’s Company
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company A – Tishomingo Riflemen
Company K – Iuka Rifles
- 6th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company D - Carter’s Company
- 9th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Old)
Company A - Corinth Rifles [also listed as Co. C]
- 32nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company A - Tishomingo Avengers, aka Tishomingo Rifles
Company B - W.R. Nelson Guards
Company G - Lowrey Invincibles
Company H - Beauregard Rifles
Company I - Johnston Avengers
Company K - Buckner Boys
Civil War Battles

The following Civil War Battles were fought in Tishomingo County

Map showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.

Naturalization

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Tishomingo County, Mississippi Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Occupations

Probate Records

Online Records

Taxation

Mississippi tax records replace missing censuses and provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years. For more information, see Mississippi Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. Mississippi law did not require keeping birth or death records until 1912. Births and deaths are kept by the Mississippi Bureau of Vital Statistics. Marriage records are kept by the county. See also How to order Mississippi Vital Records or order electronically online.

See Mississippi Vital Records for more information on getting Mississippi records.

Birth
Marriage
Death
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Tishomingo County Historical and Genealogical Society
PO Box 273
203 East Quitman Street
Iuka, Mississippi 38852
Telephone Number: 662-423-3500
Website
Website

Search for free birth and Obituary records.

See also a List of Mississippi Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tishomingo County, Mississippi page 383, 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012)
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012)
  5. 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.