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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Alcorn County
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| state = Mississippi
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| founded year = 1870 from Tippah and Tishomingo Counties
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| founded date = 15 April
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| building address =
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| seat wl = Corinth
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://alcorncounty.org/ Alcorn County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 112; <br>Corinth, MS 38834-0112<br>Phone: 601.286.7702<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce records from 1913. <br>Clerk Circuit Court has court records from 1860. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Alcorn County, Mississippi page 378, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1870'''--Alcorn County was created 15 April 1870&nbsp;from [[Tippah County, Mississippi|Tippah]] and [[Tishomingo County, Mississippi|Tishomingo]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:&nbsp;''' Corinth <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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== Places/Localities ==
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== Places/Localities ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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*[[Hardeman County, Tennessee|Hardeman County, Tennessee]]
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*[[Hardin County, Tennessee|Hardin County, Tennessee]]
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*[[McNairy County, Tennessee|McNairy County, Tennessee]]
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*[[Prentiss County, Mississippi|Prentiss]]
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*[[Tippah County, Mississippi|Tippah]]
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*[[Tishomingo County, Mississippi|Tishomingo]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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===== Civil War  =====
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===== Civil War Battle  =====
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The following Civil War Battle was fought in Alcorn County
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*April 29-June 10, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms016.htm Corinth]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms016.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012)</ref> <br>
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*October 3-4, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms002.htm Corinth]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms002.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012)</ref><br>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.
  
 
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:*'''1870-1892''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*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.  
*Family History Library Catalog
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Alcorn|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
[[Category:Alcorn_Country,_Mississippi]]
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Revision as of 04:01, 3 January 2013

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Online Records



Alcorn County, Mississippi
Map
Facts
Founded 15 April, 1870 from Tippah and Tishomingo Counties
County Seat Corinth
Courthouse


County Courthouse

Alcorn County Courthouse
PO Box 112;
Corinth, MS 38834-0112
Phone: 601.286.7702

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce records from 1913.
Clerk Circuit Court has court records from 1860. [1]

History

Parent County

1870--Alcorn County was created 15 April 1870 from Tippah and Tishomingo Counties.
County seat:  Corinth [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Alcorn County

Map showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.

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), Alcorn County, Mississippi page 378, 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)
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