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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Greene County; PO Box 610; Leakesville, MS 39451; Ph. 601.394.2377 Details: (Clk Chan Ct has ct, land & pro rec; Clk Cir Ct has m rec)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 20:23, 2 August 2012

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United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Greene County

County Courthouse

Greene County; PO Box 610; Leakesville, MS 39451; Ph. 601.394.2377 Details: (Clk Chan Ct has ct, land & pro rec; Clk Cir Ct has m rec)

History

Parent County

1811--Greene County was created 9 December 1811 from Amite, Franklin and Wayne.
County seat: Leakesville [1] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1875--Some records were lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Greene 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 Greene County. 
- 9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company D - Stevens’ Company
- 17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry
Company F - Stevens’ 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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).