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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Calhoun_County,_Mississippi|Calhoun County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Calhoun-County-Mississippi-Courts.htm Calhoun County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 8<br> Pittsboro, MS 38951<br> Phone: 662.983.3122&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has marriage, divorce, probate and land records<br>from 1922 and land abstracts from 1852<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Calhoun 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  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1852'''--Calhoun County was created from Lafayette and Yalobusha Counties.&nbsp; The county seat is&nbsp;Pittsboro.  
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'''1852'''--Calhoun County was created 8 March 1852&nbsp;from [[Lafayette County, Mississippi|Lafayette]] and [[Yalobusha County, Mississippi|Yalobusha]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Pittsboro <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== &nbsp;Record Loss  ====
 
==== &nbsp;Record Loss  ====
  
The courthouse burned in 1922.
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'''1922--'''The courthouse burned.  
  
== Places / Localities ==
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== Places / Localities ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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*[[Chickasaw County, Mississippi|Chickasaw]]
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*[[Grenada County, Mississippi|Grenada]]
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*[[Lafayette County, Mississippi|Lafayette]]
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*[[Pontotoc County, Mississippi|Pontotoc]]
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*[[Webster County, Mississippi|Webster]]
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*[[Yalobusha County, Mississippi|Yalobusha]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=56599 Spring Creek Cemetery, Banner] BillionGraves
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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==== Church  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*Civil War service men from Calhoun 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 Calhoun County.&nbsp;<br>
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company E - Polk Rangers
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans|2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans]] (Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s)<br>
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::Company F - Reason’s Company
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:- [[4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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::Company F - Sons of the South
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::Company I - Benela Sharpshooters
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:- [[19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)|19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)]]
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::Company A - Williams’ Company
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::Company B - Mitchell’s Company
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:- [[8th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|8th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]] (formerly 19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)
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::Company A - Williams’ Company
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::Company B - Mitchell’s Company
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::Company K - Cox’s Company
  
 
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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:*'''1852-1889''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|State 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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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== 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=192716&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Calhoun&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Calhoun|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
[[Category:Calhoun_County,_Mississippi]]
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Revision as of 16:37, 3 August 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Calhoun County

County Courthouse

Calhoun County Courthouse
PO Box 8
Pittsboro, MS 38951
Phone: 662.983.3122 

Clerk Chancery Court has marriage, divorce, probate and land records
from 1922 and land abstracts from 1852[1]

History

Parent County

1852--Calhoun County was created 8 March 1852 from Lafayette and Yalobusha Counties.
County seat: Pittsboro [2]

Boundary Changes

 Record Loss

1922--The courthouse burned.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Calhoun 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 Calhoun County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company E - Polk Rangers
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans (Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s)
Company F - Reason’s Company
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company F - Sons of the South
Company I - Benela Sharpshooters
- 19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)
Company A - Williams’ Company
Company B - Mitchell’s Company
- 8th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry (formerly 19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)
Company A - Williams’ Company
Company B - Mitchell’s Company
Company K - Cox’s Company

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), Calhoun 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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