Difference between revisions of "Benton County, Mississippi Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(seop)
(27 intermediate revisions by 13 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Mississippi|Mississippi]]&nbsp;&gt; Benton County'' <br>
+
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Benton_County,_Mississippi|Benton County]]''
 +
 
 +
Guide to '''Benton County Mississippi genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
 +
 
 +
{{MSDC}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 +
 +
[http://www.co.benton.mn.us/ Benton County Courthouse]<br>Main St; PO Box 218; <br>Ashland, MS 38603-0000<br> Phone: 662.224.,6300<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce,<br> probate and land records from 1871. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Benton County, Mississippi page 378, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
Line 7: Line 13:
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Benton County was created in 1870 from Marshall and Tippah Counties. The county seat is located in Ashland.  
+
'''1870'''--Benton County was created 21 July 1870&nbsp;from [[Marshall County, Mississippi|Marshall]] and [[Tippah County, Mississippi|Tippah]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Ashland <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
Line 13: Line 19:
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities ==
+
== Places / Localities ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
+
==== Populated Places ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
+
==== Neighboring Counties ====
 +
 
 +
*[[Fayette County, Tennessee|Fayette County, Tennessee]]
 +
*[[Hardeman County, Tennessee|Hardeman County, Tennessee]]
 +
*[[Marshall County, Mississippi|Marshall]]
 +
*[[Tippah County, Mississippi|Tippah]]
 +
*[[Union County, Mississippi|Union]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 +
 +
==== Census  ====
 +
 +
{{Census|Mississippi}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
Line 40: Line 56:
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
 +
 +
:*'''1870-1896''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 +
 +
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 +
 +
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192712&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Benton&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
+
*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Benton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
[[Category:Benton_County,_Mississippi]]
+
<references />{{Mississippi|Mississippi}} {{Mississippi-stub}}
 +
 
 +
[[Category:Mississippi_counties]] [[Category:Benton_County,_Mississippi]]

Revision as of 23:37, 15 March 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Benton County

Guide to Benton County Mississippi genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Hand and keyboard.jpg Mississippi
Online Records


County Courthouse

Benton County Courthouse
Main St; PO Box 218;
Ashland, MS 38603-0000
Phone: 662.224.,6300

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce,
probate and land records from 1871. [1]

History

Parent County

1870--Benton County was created 21 July 1870 from Marshall and Tippah Counties.
County seat: Ashland [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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), Benton 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).
Template:Mississippi-stub