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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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[[Image:William_C_C_Claiborne.JPG|thumb|right|400px|Governor William C. C. Claiborne (c1775-1817)]]
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The county is named after Governor of Louisiana and Governor of Mississippi Territory [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_C._C._Claiborne William C. C. Claiborne] (c1775-1817).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Tennessee_county_name_etymologies "List of Counties in Tennessee,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1802'''--Claiborne County was created 27 January 1802&nbsp;from [[Jefferson County, Mississippi|Jefferson]] County. '''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Port Gibson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1802'''--Claiborne County was created 27 January 1802&nbsp;from [[Jefferson County, Mississippi|Jefferson]] County. <br>'''County seat:''' Port Gibson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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Revision as of 22:51, 24 May 2010

 United States  > Mississippi > Claiborne County

County Courthouse

History

Governor William C. C. Claiborne (c1775-1817)

The county is named after Governor of Louisiana and Governor of Mississippi Territory William C. C. Claiborne (c1775-1817).[1]

Parent County

1802--Claiborne County was created 27 January 1802 from Jefferson County.
County seat: Port Gibson [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

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. "List of Counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).