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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.co.jasper.ms.us/chancery_clerk.html Jasper County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;Court St; PO Box 1047; <br>Bay Springs, MS 39422<br>Phone: 601.764.3368&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has divorce, probate and court <br>records from&nbsp;1906; Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jasper 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.jasper.ms.us/chancery_clerk.html Jasper County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;Court St; PO Box 1047; <br>Bay Springs, MS 39422<br>Phone: 601.764.3368&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has divorce, probate and court <br>records from&nbsp;1906; Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jasper 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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:*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
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Revision as of 13:51, 23 November 2012

Template:Mississippi-stub United States Gotoarrow.png Mississippi Gotoarrow.png Jasper County 

County Courthouse

Jasper County Courthouse
 Court St; PO Box 1047;
Bay Springs, MS 39422
Phone: 601.764.3368 

County Clerk has divorce, probate and court
records from 1906; Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records[1]

History

Monument to William Jasper at Savannah, Georgia
The county is named after Sergeant William Jasper (c1750-1779).[2]

Parent County

1833--Jasper County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Bay Springs [3] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1932--Some records were lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

  • Civil War service men from Jasper 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 Jasper County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company B - Nixon’s Company
- 8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company G - Tolson Guards - History and Roster, another Roster
- 7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
Company A - Jasper County Company
Company B - Beauregard Defenders
- 8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company E - Tallahoma Hardshells [also listed as Co. H]
Company G - Tolson Guards [also listed as Co. E]

Military

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), Jasper County, Mississippi page 379, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "William Jasper," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).