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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Greene County, Mississippi|Greene County]]''
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Greene-County-Mississippi-Courts.htm Greene County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 610<br>Leakesville, MS 39451<br>Phone: 601.394.2377&nbsp;<br><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1344270121778_702" /><br>Clerk Chancery Court has court, land&nbsp;and probate records <br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Greene County, Mississippi page 379, {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  ====
  
'''1811'''--Greene County was created 9 December 1811&nbsp;from [[Amite_County,_Mississippi|Amite]], [[Franklin_County,_Mississippi|Franklin]] and [[Wayne_County,_Mississippi|Wayne]].&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Leakesville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1811'''--Greene County was created 9 December 1811&nbsp;from [[Amite County, Mississippi|Amite]], [[Franklin County, Mississippi|Franklin]] and [[Wayne County, Mississippi|Wayne]].<br>'''County seat:''' Leakesville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;
 
 
*[[George_County,_Mississippi|George]]
 
*[[Mobile_County,_Alabama|Mobile County, Alabama]]
 
*[[Perry_County,_Mississippi|Perry]]
 
*[[Washington_County,_Alabama|Washington County, Alabama]]
 
*[[Wayne_County,_Mississippi|Wayne]]
 
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[George County, Mississippi|George]]
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*[[Mobile County, Alabama|Mobile County, Alabama]]
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*[[Perry County, Mississippi|Perry]]
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*[[Washington County, Alabama|Washington County, Alabama]]
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*[[Wayne County, Mississippi|Wayne]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1816''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1816 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1820''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1820 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1825''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1825 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1830''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1830 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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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
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*Civil War service men from&nbsp;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&nbsp;Greene County.&nbsp;<br>
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:- [[9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company D - Stevens’ Company
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:- [[17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry|17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company F - Stevens’ Company
  
 
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:*'''1812-1897''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|Territorial and County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1813-1814''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|Territorial Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free. (browse under Greene, Wayne)
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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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=192750&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Greene&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Greene|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 16:24, 6 August 2012

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United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Greene County

County Courthouse

Greene County Courthouse
PO Box 610
Leakesville, MS 39451
Phone: 601.394.2377 

Clerk Chancery Court has court, land and probate records
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records[1]

History

Parent County

1811--Greene County was created 9 December 1811 from Amite, Franklin and Wayne.
County seat: Leakesville [2] 

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