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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.forrestcountyms.us/main/ Forrest County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;641 Main St; PO Box 951; <br>Hattiesburg, MS 39401<br>Phone: 601.545.6014&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1893<br>and court records from 1906; Clerk Chancery Court <br>has divorce, land, probate and military&nbsp;records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Forest County, Mississippi page 379, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.forrestcountyms.us/main/ Forrest County Courthouse]<br>641 Main St; PO Box 951; <br>Hattiesburg, MS 39401<br>Phone: 601.545.6014<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1893 and court records from 1906. <br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, land, probate and military records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Forest County, Mississippi page 379, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 20:53, 29 November 2012

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County Courthouse

Forrest County Courthouse
641 Main St; PO Box 951;
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Phone: 601.545.6014

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1893 and court records from 1906.
Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, land, probate and military records. [1]

History

Parent County

1906--Forrest County was created 19 April 1906 from Perry County.
County seat: Hattiesburg [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Hattiesburg

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 1921-1925 - Forrest County, Mississippi Marriage Index. Arranged by: Brides | Grooms. Courtesy: MSGenWeb - free.

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Forest County, Mississippi page 379, 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).