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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Bolivar_County,_Mississippi|Bolivar County]]''
  
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[[Category:Bolivar County, Mississippi]]
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.bolivar.ms.us/ Bolivar County Courthouse]<br>401 S Court Street<br>Cleveland, MS 38732-2696<br>Phone: 662.843.2071 <br>
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Clerk Circuit Court, Cleveland Mississippi has <br>marriage and court records.<br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, <br>probate and land records.<br>Clerk Circuit Court, Rosedale Mississippi has <br>marriage records from 1866<br>and court records from 1870. <br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate <br>and land records. <br>Chanceru and circuit Clerks office in both Courthouse. <br>Rosedale records back about 20 years earlier than Cleveland. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bolivar County, Mississippi page 378, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1836--'''Bolivar County was created 9 February 1836&nbsp;from the Choctaw Cession. Records are housed in Rosedale and Cleveland.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp; Cleveland <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places and Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Chicot County, Arkansas|Chicot County, Arkansas]]
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*[[Coahoma County, Mississippi|Coahoma]]
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*[[Desha County, Arkansas|Desha County, Arkansas]]
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*[[Phillips County, Arkansas|Phillips County, Arkansas]]
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*[[Sunflower County, Mississippi|Sunflower]]
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*[[Washington County, Mississippi|Washington]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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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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:*'''1853''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1853 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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:*'''1870''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1870 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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*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.&nbsp;<br>
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:- [[1st Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry (Miller's)|1st Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry (Miller's)]]
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::Company A - Mississippi Rifles
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company H - Bolivar Troop
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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:*'''1836-1897''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers <br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Bolivar|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
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[[Category:Mississippi_counties]] [[Category:Bolivar County, Mississippi]]

Revision as of 02:22, 10 February 2013

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Hand and keyboard.jpg Mississippi
Online Records


County Courthouse

Bolivar County Courthouse
401 S Court Street
Cleveland, MS 38732-2696
Phone: 662.843.2071


Clerk Circuit Court, Cleveland Mississippi has
marriage and court records.
Clerk Chancery Court has divorce,
probate and land records.
Clerk Circuit Court, Rosedale Mississippi has
marriage records from 1866
and court records from 1870.
Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate
and land records.
Chanceru and circuit Clerks office in both Courthouse.
Rosedale records back about 20 years earlier than Cleveland. [1]

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 [2]

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