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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.visitclarkecounty.com/quitman.cfm Clarke County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 689; <br>Quitman, MS 39355<br>Phone: 662.776.2126<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce and probate records from 1875. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clarke 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  ====
  
'''1812'''--Clarke County was created 10 December 1812&nbsp;from [[Washington County, Mississippi|Washington]] County. '''County seat:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;Quitman <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1812'''--Clarke County was created 10 December 1812&nbsp;from [[Washington County, Mississippi|Washington]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Quitman <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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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Choctaw County, Mississippi|Choctaw]]  
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*[[Choctaw County, Alabama|Choctaw&nbsp;County, Alabama]]  
 
*[[Jasper County, Mississippi|Jasper]]  
 
*[[Jasper County, Mississippi|Jasper]]  
 
*[[Lauderdale County, Mississippi|Lauderdale]]  
 
*[[Lauderdale County, Mississippi|Lauderdale]]  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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:*'''1816''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1816 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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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 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*Civil War service men from&nbsp;Clarke 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&nbsp;Clarke County.&nbsp;<br>
 
*Civil War service men from&nbsp;Clarke 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&nbsp;Clarke County.&nbsp;<br>
  
:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves]]  
::Company A - Reynold’s Company
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::Company A - Reynold’s Company  
::Company H - McGriff’s Company
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::Company H - McGriff’s Company  
 
:- [[2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
 
:- [[2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
::Company F - East Mississippi Dragoons, aka East Mississippi Guards
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::Company F - East Mississippi Dragoons, aka East Mississippi Guards  
 
:- [[7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
:- [[7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
::Company D - Mississippi Rangers  
 
::Company D - Mississippi Rangers  
::Company E - Mississippi Sharpshooters
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::Company E - Mississippi Sharpshooters  
 
:- [[7th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|7th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
 
:- [[7th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|7th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
::Company G - Stancill’s Company, aka Garrett’s Company, and aka White’s Company
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::Company G - Stancill’s Company, aka Garrett’s Company, and aka White’s Company  
 
:- [[9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
 
:- [[9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
::Company B - Miller’s Company
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::Company B - Miller’s Company  
 
:- [[17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry|17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
 
:- [[17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry|17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
::Company D - Miller’s Company
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::Company D - Miller’s Company  
 
:- [[8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
:- [[8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
::Company D - Moody True Blues [also listed as Co. F]  
 
::Company D - Moody True Blues [also listed as Co. F]  
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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:*'''1813-1892''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|Territorial and County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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=192730&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Clarke&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Clarke|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Online Records


County Courthouse

Clarke County Courthouse
PO Box 689;
Quitman, MS 39355
Phone: 662.776.2126

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce and probate records from 1875. [1]

History

Parent County

1812--Clarke County was created 10 December 1812 from Washington County.
County seat: Quitman [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Clarke 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 Clarke County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company A - Reynold’s Company
Company H - McGriff’s Company
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company F - East Mississippi Dragoons, aka East Mississippi Guards
- 7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
Company D - Mississippi Rangers
Company E - Mississippi Sharpshooters
- 7th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company G - Stancill’s Company, aka Garrett’s Company, and aka White’s Company
- 9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company B - Miller’s Company
- 17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry
Company D - Miller’s Company
- 8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company D - Moody True Blues [also listed as Co. F]
Company F - Clarke County [also listed as Co. K]

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), Clarke 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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