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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Lauderdale County; 410 Constitution Ave; PO Box 1587; Meridian, MS 39302; Ph. 601.482.9704 Details: (Clk Chan Ct has div, pro & land rec; Clk Cir Ct has m & ct rec; Co Hlth Dept has b & d rec)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 20:37, 2 August 2012

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

County Courthouse

Lauderdale County; 410 Constitution Ave; PO Box 1587; Meridian, MS 39302; Ph. 601.482.9704 Details: (Clk Chan Ct has div, pro & land rec; Clk Cir Ct has m & ct rec; Co Hlth Dept has b & d rec)

History

Parent County

1833--Lauderdale County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Meridian [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Lauderdale 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 Lauderdale County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company A - Reynold’s Company
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company C - Lauderdale Cavalry
- 5th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company G - Allen’s Company
- 5th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company C - Lauderdale Springs Greys
- 8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company E - Tallahoma Hardshells [also listed as Co. H]
Company H - Southern Sentinels [also listed as Co. B]
Company I - Confederate Guards [also listed as Co. G]

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).