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{{Mississippi-stub}} ''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi|Jefferson Davis County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://mississippi.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,689744,n,jefferson%20davis%20county%20courthouse.cfm Jefferson Davis County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;1025 3rd St; CO Box 1137<br>Prentiss, MS 39474<br>Phone: 601.792.4024
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<br>Clerk Chancery Court has court and land records; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage and probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi page 380, {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  ====
 
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'''1906'''--Jefferson Davis County was created 31 March 1906&nbsp;from [[Covington County, Mississippi|Covington]] and [[Lawrence County, Mississippi|Lawrence]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Prentiss <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;
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'''1906'''--Jefferson Davis County was created 31 March 1906&nbsp;from [[Covington County, Mississippi|Covington]] and [[Lawrence County, Mississippi|Lawrence]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Prentiss <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;  
  
 
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*[[Covington County, Mississippi|Covington]]
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*[[Lamar County, Mississippi|Lamar]]
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*[[Lawrence County, Mississippi|Lawrence]]
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*[[Marion County, Mississippi|Marion]]
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*[[Simpson County, Mississippi|Simpson]]
  
 
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
  
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== 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=192784&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Jefferson+Davis&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Jefferson+Davis|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 19:31, 6 August 2012

Template:Mississippi-stub United States Gotoarrow.png Mississippi Gotoarrow.png Jefferson Davis County

County Courthouse

Jefferson Davis County Courthouse
 1025 3rd St; CO Box 1137
Prentiss, MS 39474
Phone: 601.792.4024


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

History

Parent County

1906--Jefferson Davis County was created 31 March 1906 from Covington and Lawrence Counties.
County seat: Prentiss [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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), Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi page 380, {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).