Wilkinson County, Mississippi Genealogy

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Wilkinson County Courthouse
PO Box 516;
Woodville, MS 39669-0516
Phone: 601.888.4381

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

History

Parent County

1802--Wilkinson County was created 30 January 1802 from Adams County.
County seat: Woodville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Wilkinson County Inventories & Account Index, 1808-1834 (Vols. 1-8) is an index to the court minutes rather than the Inventories & Accounts volumes. The binding does state Inventories & Accounts, but records were found in the court minutes.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Wilkinson 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 Wilkinson County. 
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company I - Stockdale Rangers
- 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
Company I - Wilkinson Guards, aka Capt. J.E. Martin’s Company [was also attached to the 4th/34th Tennessee Infantry]

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), Wilkinson 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).