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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.attalacounty.net/index.php Attala County Courthouse]<br>230 W Washington Street<br> Kosciusko, MS 39090-0000<br> Phone: 662.289.2921<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records.<br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate<br>and land records and old newspapers. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Attala County, Mississippi page 378, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1833'''--Attala County was created 23 December 1833&nbsp;as part of the Choctaw Cesson. County seat:&nbsp; Kosciusko <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1833'''--Attala County was created 23 December 1833&nbsp;as part of the Choctaw Cession.<br>'''County seat:''' Kosciusko <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1841''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1841 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1866''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1866 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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*Civil War service men from Attala 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 Attala County.&nbsp;<br>
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves]]
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::Company F - Shipp’s Company
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:- [[2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]] [became the 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]
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::Company - Rocky Point Rifles, aka Rocky Point Rifle Company
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:- [[48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]] [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
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::Company B - Rocky Point Rifles, aka Rocky Point Rifle Company
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:- [[4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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::Company B - Attala Yellow Jackets
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::Company K - Center Marksmen
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:- [[5th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|5th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company E - Love’s Company
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::Company I - Turner’s Company
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:- [[11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company C - Buford’s Company
  
 
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:*'''1835-1892''' - {{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  ==
  
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*[http://attala.msghn.org/index.html Mississippi Genealogy and History Network — Attala County]&nbsp;
 
*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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192708&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Attala&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Attala|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 04:02, 3 January 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Attala County


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Online Records


County Courthouse

Attala County Courthouse
230 W Washington Street
Kosciusko, MS 39090-0000
Phone: 662.289.2921

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

History

Parent County

1833--Attala County was created 23 December 1833 as part of the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Kosciusko [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Attala 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 Attala County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company F - Shipp’s Company
- 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry [became the 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]
Company - Rocky Point Rifles, aka Rocky Point Rifle Company
- 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
Company B - Rocky Point Rifles, aka Rocky Point Rifle Company
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company B - Attala Yellow Jackets
Company K - Center Marksmen
- 5th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company E - Love’s Company
Company I - Turner’s Company
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company C - Buford’s Company

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Attala 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).
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