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Guide to '''Hinds County, Mississippi ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| county = Hinds County
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| state = Mississippi
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| founded year = 1821
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| building address = Hinds County Courthouse<br>PO Box 686; <br>Jackson, MS 39205<br>Phone: 601.968.6237<br>[http://www.co.hinds.ms.us/pgs/index.asp '''Hinds County Courthouse]'''
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== County Information ==
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=== Hinds County, Mississippi Record Dates ===
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hinds_County,_Mississippi|Hinds County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[[File:Hinds County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg|thumb|185 px|185 px|<center>Hinds County Mississippi Courthouse</center>|right]]
[[Image:Hinds County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]][http://www.co.hinds.ms.us/pgs/index.asp Hinds County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 686; <br>Jackson, MS 39205<br>Phone: 601.968.6237<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records <br>from 1823 and court records from 1930.<br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hinds 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.co.hinds.ms.us/pgs/index.asp Hinds County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 686; <br>Jackson, MS 39205<br>Phone: 601.968.6237<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1823 and court records from 1930. Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hinds 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  ====
  
'''1821'''--Hinds County was created 12 February 1821&nbsp;from the Choctaw Cession.<br>'''County seat: '''Jackson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;
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'''1821'''--Hinds County was created 12 February 1821&nbsp;from the Choctaw Cession.<br>'''County seat: '''Jackson <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Mississippi county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/mississippi/ "Rotating Formation Mississippi County Boundary Maps"] (1785-1918) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
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==== Variant Spellings  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Claiborne County, Mississippi|Claiborne]]  
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*[[Claiborne County, Mississippi Genealogy|Claiborne]]  
*[[Copiah County, Mississippi|Copiah]]  
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*[[Copiah County, Mississippi Genealogy|Copiah]]  
*[[Madison County, Mississippi|Madison]]  
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*[[Madison County, Mississippi Genealogy|Madison]]  
*[[Rankin County, Mississippi|Rankin]]  
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*[[Rankin County, Mississippi Genealogy|Rankin]]  
*[[Simpson County, Mississippi|Simpson]]  
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*[[Simpson County, Mississippi Genealogy|Simpson]]  
*[[Warren County, Mississippi|Warren]]  
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*[[Warren County, Mississippi Genealogy|Warren]]  
*[[Yazoo County, Mississippi|Yazoo]]
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*[[Yazoo County, Mississippi Genealogy|Yazoo]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== Research Guides  ====
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==== African Americans  ====
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''An Index to Hinds County Mississippi, Freedmen's Bureau Labor Contracts''. by Mabel Green Crushshon. 90 pages FHL book: 976.251 F22c
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==== Bible Records  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=27&GScnty=1536&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|717476|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=27&CScnty=1536 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://msgw.org/hinds/cemeterylist.html MSGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Hinds+Mississippi&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Mississippi&county=Hinds&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/mississippi/ms-hinds.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/ms/hinds.htm MSInterment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=19881&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=62&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
 
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*1805 - 1890 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3556 Mississippi, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1805-1890] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1660 - 1820 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2234 U.S. Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1792 - 1866 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1125 Mississippi, State and Territorial Census Collection, 1792-1866] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 
{{Census|Mississippi}}  
 
{{Census|Mississippi}}  
  
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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
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{{MS Church Intro}}
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===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  =====
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*Jackson
 
*Jackson
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===== Episcopal  =====
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'''St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Raymond'''
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*'''1867-1885''' - St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Raymond, Baptism Index 1867-1885. Batch {{IGI|C714191}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1867-1895''' - St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Raymond, Marriage Index 1867-1895. Batch {{IGI|M714191}} at FamilySearch - free.
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'''St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Bolton'''
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*'''1869-1885''' - St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Bolton, Baptism Index 1869-1885. Batch {{IGI|C714181}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1869-1895''' - St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Bolton, Marriage Index 1869-1895. Batch {{IGI|M714181}} at FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*[http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=%22major%20notes%22%20AND%20mediatype%3Atexts&sort=-date Major Notes, 1955-1970] issues - the alumni publication of the college. &nbsp;There is an [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/351407950 index available at the Millsaps College Library Archives] that spans 1955-1997.&nbsp;<br>
 
*[http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=%22major%20notes%22%20AND%20mediatype%3Atexts&sort=-date Major Notes, 1955-1970] issues - the alumni publication of the college. &nbsp;There is an [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/351407950 index available at the Millsaps College Library Archives] that spans 1955-1997.&nbsp;<br>
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
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{{MS Land}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MS History}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/mississippi/ Maps of Mississippi (1785-1918)]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932375|Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932409|Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1889-1942''' - {{RecordSearch|1979942|Mississippi, Confederate Records, 1889-1942}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1900-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1936413|Mississippi, Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications, 1900-1974}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
  
Civil War service men from&nbsp;Hinds 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 Hinds County.&nbsp;<br>  
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*Men from Hinds 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 Hinds County.<br>
  
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Percy's) (Army of 10,000)|1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Percy's) (Army of 10,000)]]  
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Percy's) (Army of 10,000)|1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Percy's) (Army of 10,000)]]  
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*May 16, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms009.htm Champion Hill] also known as Bakers Creek<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms009.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012)</ref><br>
 
*May 16, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms009.htm Champion Hill] also known as Bakers Creek<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms009.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012)</ref><br>
  
*May 17, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/ms010.htm Big Black River Bridge<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/ms010.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012).</ref>][http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm <br>]
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*May 17, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/ms010.htm Big Black River Bridge<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/ms010.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012).</ref>]<span class="mw-reflink-text">[6]</span>[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm <br>]
  
 
:[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.
 
:[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.
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==== Naturalization  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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{{MS Newspaper abstracts|Hinds}}
  
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==== Probate Records  ====
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{{MS Probate Intro}}
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1780 – 1982''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8995 Mississippi Wills and Probate Records 1780-1982] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''<br>
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*'''1781 – 1930''' {{RecordSearch|2036959| Mississippi Probate Records 1781-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images <br>
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MS Tax Intro}}
  
 
:*'''1822-1891''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1822-1891''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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{{MS Vital Intro}}
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===== Birth  =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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*1800 - 1911 {{RecordSearch|1680835|Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1776 - 1935 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7842 Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1826 - 1900 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4585 Mississippi Marriages, 1826-1900] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1826 - 50 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3739 Mississippi Marriages, 1826-50] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*to 1825 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2093 Mississippi Marriages to 1825] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1870-1901''' [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/586865?availability=Family%20History%20Library Marriages, Hinds County, Mississippi, 1870-1901&nbsp;: First Judicial Dist., Jackson, Mississippi]v. 1. 1870-1882 -- v. 2. 1882-1894 -- v. 3. 1894-1901
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*'''1836-1916''' - Hinds County Marriage Books 1-24 Index 1836-1916 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/c/ce/Igimississippia.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1854-1937''' [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1015681?availability=Family%20History%20Library Hinds County, Mississippi marriage records&nbsp;: 1854 through 1937]
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*'''1823-1848''' [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/155315?availability=Family%20History%20Library Hinds County, Mississippi, marriage records, 1823-1848] Viewable
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===== Death  =====
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===== Vital Record Substitutes  =====
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==== Voter Registration  ====
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1033707?availability=Family%20History%20Library Hinds County voter registration poll books, 1878-1940]
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== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/ms-society-archive/ Mississippi Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[Jackson Mississippi Family History Center]]
 
*[[Jackson Mississippi Family History Center]]
  
==== &nbsp;  ====
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== Websites ==
 
 
== Web Sites ==
 
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/hinds-county/ Hinds County, MS History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/communities/111918998635232011689 Mississippi Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/134148333326756/ Mississippi Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://msgw.org/hinds/ Hinds County, MSGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project.&nbsp;<br>  
 
*[http://msgw.org/hinds/ Hinds County, MSGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project.&nbsp;<br>  
*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Hinds|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Hinds|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Latest revision as of 17:14, 3 October 2017

United States
Mississippi
Hinds County

Guide to Hinds County, Mississippi ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Hinds County, Mississippi
Map
Map of Mississippi highlighting Hinds County
Location in the state of Mississippi
Map of the U.S. highlighting Mississippi
Location of Mississippi in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 12 February, 1821
County Seat Jackson
Courthouse
MississippiHindsCourthouse.jpg
Address Hinds County Courthouse
PO Box 686;
Jackson, MS 39205
Phone: 601.968.6237
Hinds County Courthouse



County Information

Hinds County, Mississippi Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Hinds County, Mississippi Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate

1870

1830
1870
1823


County Courthouse

Hinds County Mississippi Courthouse

Hinds County Courthouse
PO Box 686;
Jackson, MS 39205
Phone: 601.968.6237

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1823 and court records from 1930. Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1821--Hinds County was created 12 February 1821 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Jackson [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Mississippi county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Mississippi County Boundary Maps" (1785-1918) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

An Index to Hinds County Mississippi, Freedmen's Bureau Labor Contracts. by Mabel Green Crushshon. 90 pages FHL book: 976.251 F22c

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
MSGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
Tombstone Project
MSInterment
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Mississippi Cemeteries for more information.

Census

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

Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Mississippi denominations, view the Mississippi Church Records wiki page.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Jackson
Episcopal

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Raymond

  • 1867-1885 - St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Raymond, Baptism Index 1867-1885. Batch C714191 at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
  • 1867-1895 - St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Raymond, Marriage Index 1867-1895. Batch M714191 at FamilySearch - free.

St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Bolton

  • 1869-1885 - St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Bolton, Baptism Index 1869-1885. Batch C714181 at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
  • 1869-1895 - St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Bolton, Marriage Index 1869-1895. Batch M714181 at FamilySearch - free.

Court

Education


Genealogy

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Mississippi Land and Property for additional information about early Mississippi land ownership. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Hinds County, Mississippi Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Mississippi Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Civil War
  • Men from Hinds 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 Hinds County.
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Percy's) (Army of 10,000)
Company D - (Brownsville Terribles)
Company H - (Raymond Minute Men)
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Old)
Company A - Mississippi Rifles
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (New)
Company D - Mississippi Rifles [also listed as Co. G]
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery
Company A - Ridley’s Battery, aka Jackson Light Artillery
- 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry [became the 48th Regiment, Missippi Infantry]
Company - Jackson Boys [attached to the 26th Virginia Infantry]
- 3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
Company C - Raymond Minute Men
Company K [sic] - Capt. Charlton’s Independent Company
- 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
Company A - Jackson Boys [attached to the 26th Virginia Infantry]
- 3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company C - Downing Rifles
- 12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company C - Raymond Fencibles [also listed as Co. A]
Civil War Battles

The following Civil War Battles were fought in Hinds County

Map showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.


Naturalization

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Hinds County, Mississippi Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Occupations

Probate Records

Probate records are held by the Hinds County, Mississippi Genealogy Clerk of Court and are housed at the Hinds County, Mississippi Genealogy Courthouse. Microfilmed records can be found online at Mississippi Probate Records, 1781-1930. See the wiki page Mississippi Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, and adoptions.

Online Records

Taxation

Mississippi tax records replace missing censuses and provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years. For more information, see Mississippi Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. Mississippi law did not require keeping birth or death records until 1912. Births and deaths are kept by the Mississippi Bureau of Vital Statistics. Marriage records are kept by the county. See also How to order Mississippi Vital Records or order electronically online.

See Mississippi Vital Records for more information on getting Mississippi records.

Birth
Marriage
Death
Vital Record Substitutes

Voter Registration

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

See also a List of Mississippi Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hinds 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)
  5. Heritage Preservation Services, http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms009.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012)
  6. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012).
  7. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/c/ce/Igimississippia.pdf.