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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.chancery10.com/countylamar.php Lauderdale County Courthouse]<br>410 Constitution Ave; PO Box 1587<br>Meridian, MS 39302<br>Phone: 601.482.9704<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records.<br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage and court records.<br>County Health Department has birth and death records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lauderdale 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  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1833'''--Lauderdale County was created from the Choctaw Cession. &nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Meridian.
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'''1833'''--Lauderdale County was created 23 December 1833&nbsp;from the Choctaw Cession.<br>'''County seat:''' Meridian <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Choctaw County, Alabama|Choctaw County, Alabama]]
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*[[Clarke County, Mississippi|Clarke]]
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*[[Jasper County, Mississippi|Jasper]]
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*[[Kemper County, Mississippi|Kemper]]
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*[[Neshoba County, Mississippi|Neshoba]]
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*[[Newton County, Mississippi|Newton]]
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*[[Sumter County, Alabama|Sumter County, Alabama]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1841''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1841 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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==== Military  ====
 
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===== Civil War<br>  =====
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*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.&nbsp;<br>
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves]]
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::Company A - Reynold’s Company
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company C - Lauderdale Cavalry
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:- [[5th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|5th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company G - Allen’s Company
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:- [[5th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|5th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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::Company C - Lauderdale Springs Greys
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:- [[8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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::Company E - Tallahoma Hardshells [also listed as Co. H]
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::Company H - Southern Sentinels [also listed as Co. B]
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::Company I - Confederate Guards [also listed as Co. G]
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===== Civil War Battle  =====
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The following Civil War Battle was fought in Lauderdale County
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February 14-20, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms012.htm Meridian<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms012.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012)</ref>]
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:[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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:*'''1835-1902''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;  
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*[[Meridian Mississippi Family History Center]]
  
 
== 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=192801&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Lauderdale&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1221169811250_742"></span>]<br>
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Lauderdale|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1221169811250_742" />}}<br>  
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*[http://www.kithandkinofthesouth.org/virtual-research-room.html Lauderdale County, MS Archives &amp;&nbsp;History, Inc. - Virtual Research Room!]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 04:14, 3 January 2013

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Lauderdale County Courthouse
410 Constitution Ave; PO Box 1587
Meridian, MS 39302
Phone: 601.482.9704

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records.
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage and court records.
County Health Department has birth and death records. [1]

History

Parent County

1833--Lauderdale County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Meridian [2]

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
  • 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]
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Lauderdale County

February 14-20, 1864 = Meridian[3]

Map showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lauderdale County, Mississippi page 380, 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)