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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Bolivar County; 401 S Court St; Cleveland, MS 38732-2696; Ph. 662.843.2071 Details: (Clk Cir Ct, Cleveland Miss has m & ct rec; Clk Chan Ct has div, pro & land rec) (Clk Cir Ct, Rosedale Miss has m rec from 1866 & ct rec from 1870; Clk Chan Ct has div, pro & land rec) (Chan & Cir Clks Office in both Courthouses. Rosedale rec go back about 20 years earlier than Cleveland
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 20:05, 2 August 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Bolivar County

County Courthouse

Bolivar County; 401 S Court St; Cleveland, MS 38732-2696; Ph. 662.843.2071 Details: (Clk Cir Ct, Cleveland Miss has m & ct rec; Clk Chan Ct has div, pro & land rec) (Clk Cir Ct, Rosedale Miss has m rec from 1866 & ct rec from 1870; Clk Chan Ct has div, pro & land rec) (Chan & Cir Clks Office in both Courthouses. Rosedale rec go back about 20 years earlier than Cleveland

History

Parent County

1836--Bolivar County was created 9 February 1836 from the Choctaw Cession. Records are housed in Rosedale and Cleveland.
County seat:  Cleveland [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places and Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Bolivar 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 Bolivar County. 
- 1st Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry (Miller's)
Company A - Mississippi Rifles
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company H - Bolivar Troop

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

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