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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Bolivar County Courthouse<br> 401 S Court Street<br> Cleveland, MS 38732-2696<br> Phone: 662.843.2071 <br>
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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>
  
Clerk Circuit Court, Cleveland Missississippi has marriage&nbsp;and court records;<br> Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records<br>Clerk Circuit Court, Rosedale Mississippi has marriage records from 1866<br>and court records from 1870; Clerk Chancery Court has divorce,&nbsp;proabte and<br>land records, Chanceru&nbsp;and circuit Clerks&nbsp;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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Clerk Circuit Court, Cleveland Missississippi has marriage&nbsp;and court records;<br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records<br>Clerk Circuit Court, Rosedale Mississippi has marriage records from 1866<br>and court records from 1870; Clerk Chancery Court has divorce,&nbsp;proabte and<br>land records, Chanceru&nbsp;and circuit Clerks&nbsp;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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 16:31, 3 August 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Bolivar County

County Courthouse

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


Clerk Circuit Court, Cleveland Missississippi 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, proabte 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, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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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