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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Warren_County,_Mississippi|Warren County]]''  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi Genealogy|Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Warren County'''  
  
Guide to '''Warren County Mississippi genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Warren 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 = Warren County
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| county_map = Mswarren.jpg
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| state = Mississippi
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| longd =
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| founded year = 1809
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| founded date = 22 December
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| seat = [[Vicksburg, Mississippi|Vicksburg]]
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| building image = MississippiWarrenCourthouse.jpg
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| building address = Warren County Courthouse<br>PO Box 351; <br>Vicksburg, MS 39181-0351<br> Phone: 601.636.4415<br>[http://www.co.warren.ms.us/ '''Warren County Courthouse''']
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== County Information ==
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=== Warren County, Mississippi Record Dates ===
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1846<br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.co.warren.ms.us/ Warren County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 351; <br>Wicksburg, MS 39181-0351<br> Phone: 601.636.4415<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records.<br>Clerk Circuit has marriage records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Warren 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://www.co.warren.ms.us/ Warren County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 351; <br>Vicksburg, MS 39181-0351<br> Phone: 601.636.4415<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records. Clerk Circuit has marriage records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Warren 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  ====
  
*[[Claiborne County, Mississippi|Claiborne]]  
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*[[Claiborne County, Mississippi Genealogy|Claiborne]]  
*[[East Carroll Parish, Louisiana|East Carroll Parish, Louisiana]]  
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*[[East Carroll Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|East Carroll Parish, Louisiana]]  
*[[Hinds County, Mississippi|Hinds]]  
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*[[Hinds County, Mississippi Genealogy|Hinds]]  
*[[Issaquena County, Mississippi|Issaquena]]  
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*[[Issaquena County, Mississippi Genealogy|Issaquena]]  
*[[Madison Parish, Louisiana|Madison Parish, Louisiana]]  
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*[[Madison Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Madison Parish, Louisiana]]  
*[[Tensas Parish, Louisiana|Tensas Parish, Louisiana]]  
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*[[Tensas Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Tensas Parish, Louisiana]]  
*[[Yazoo County, Mississippi|Yazoo]]
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*[[Yazoo County, Mississippi Genealogy|Yazoo]]
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== Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== Research Guides  ====
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==== African Americans  ====
  
== Resources ==
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==== Bible Records ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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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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:*'''1870''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1870 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1870''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1870 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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{{MS Church Intro}} LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
  
 
*Vicksburg
 
*Vicksburg
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
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{{MS Land}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MS History}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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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 Warren 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 Warren County.
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*Men from Warren 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 Warren County.
  
 
:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]]  
 
:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]]  
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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|Warren}}
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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 '''$'''<br>
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*'''1781 – 1930''' {{RecordSearch|2036959| Mississippi Probate Records 1781-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images <br>
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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{{MS Tax Intro}}
  
 
:*'''1813-1900''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|Territorial and County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1813-1900''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|Territorial and County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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{{MS Vital Intro}}
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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 - 50 [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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*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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*'''1810-1928''' - Warren County Marriage Books A-R, 1-33 Index 1810-1928 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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== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
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'''Vicksburg Genealogical Society, Inc.'''<br>PO Box 1161<br>Vicksburg, Mississippi 39181<br>
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[http://warren.msghn.org/addresses.html website]<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msvgs/index.htm?cj=1&sid=RootsWeb&netid=cj&o_xid=0002159160&o_lid=0002159160&o_sch=Affiliate+External Website]<br><br>
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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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]
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Townships and Cities  ==
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
== Web Sites ==
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/warren-county/ Warren County, MS History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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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]
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Warren|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Warren|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
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== References  ==
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Guide to Warren County, Mississippi ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Warren County, Mississippi
Map
Map of Mississippi highlighting Warren County
Location in the state of Mississippi
Map of the U.S. highlighting Mississippi
Location of Mississippi in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 22 December, 1809
County Seat Vicksburg
Courthouse
MississippiWarrenCourthouse.jpg
Address Warren County Courthouse
PO Box 351;
Vicksburg, MS 39181-0351
Phone: 601.636.4415
Warren County Courthouse


County Information

Warren County, Mississippi Record Dates

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

1846

1810
1810
1810


County Courthouse

Warren County Courthouse
PO Box 351;
Vicksburg, MS 39181-0351
Phone: 601.636.4415

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

History

Parent County

1809--Warren County was created 22 December 1809 from the Natchez District.
County seat: Vicksburg [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

Parker Cemetery, Vicksburg BillionGraves

Census

For tips on accessing Warren 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. LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Vicksburg

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 Warren 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


  • Men from Warren 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 Warren County.
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company F - Hill City Cadets
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery
Company G - Cowan’s Battery
- 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry [became the 48th Regiment, Missippi Infantry]
Company - King Cotton Guards
- 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
Company E - King Cotton Guards
Company G - Jefferson Davis Guards, Jeff Davis Guards, & aka Manlove’s Company
Company H - Vicksburg Volunteers
- 9th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (New)
Company E - Vicksburg Cadets [formerly Hill City Cadets, Co. F, 10th MS Infantry]
- 12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company G - Vicksburg Sharpshooters [also listed as Co. E
Civil War Battles

The following Civil War Battles were fought in Warren County

Map showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.

Naturalization

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Warren 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

Vicksburg Genealogical Society, Inc.
PO Box 1161
Vicksburg, Mississippi 39181
website
Website


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), Warren 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 7 August 2012)
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012).
  5. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)
  6. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012)
  7. 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.