Difference between revisions of "Lee County, Mississippi Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m (fixed portal link)
(added tupelo)
(8 intermediate revisions by 6 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Mississippi]]&nbsp;&gt; Lee County'' <br>
+
{{Mississippi-stub}} ''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lee County, Mississippi|Lee County]]''
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 +
 +
[http://www.leecosheriff.com/index.php Lee County Courthouse]<br>200 W Jefferson St; PO Box 7127<br> Tupelo, MS 38802<br> Phone: 662.841.9100&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records;<br> Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records; Justice Court has court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lee County, Mississippi page 380, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
Line 7: Line 9:
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1866'''--Lee County was created 26 October 1866&nbsp;from [[Itawamba County, Mississippi|Itawamba]] and [[Pontotoc County, Mississippi|Pontotoc]] Counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Tupelo <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;  
+
'''1866'''--Lee County was created 26 October 1866&nbsp;from [[Itawamba County, Mississippi|Itawamba]] and [[Pontotoc County, Mississippi|Pontotoc]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Tupelo <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
Line 29: Line 31:
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 +
 +
==== Census  ====
 +
 +
{{Census|Mississippi}}
 +
 +
:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
Line 41: Line 49:
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
 +
 +
===== Civil War  =====
 +
 +
===== Civil War Battle  =====
 +
 +
The following Civil War Battle was fought in Lee County
 +
 +
*July 14-15, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms015.htm Tupelo]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms015.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012)</ref> also known as Harrisburg
 +
 +
:[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
Line 47: Line 65:
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
 +
 +
:*'''1868-1888''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 +
 +
==== Family History Centers  ====
 +
 +
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 +
*[[Tupelo 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=192812&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Lee&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
+
*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Lee|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
 +
<references />
  
<references />
+
{{Mississippi|Mississippi}} 
  
[[Category:Lee_County,_Mississippi]]
+
[[Category:Mississippi counties]]

Revision as of 01:27, 8 August 2012

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

County Courthouse

Lee County Courthouse
200 W Jefferson St; PO Box 7127
Tupelo, MS 38802
Phone: 662.841.9100 

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

History

Parent County

1866--Lee County was created 26 October 1866 from Itawamba and Pontotoc Counties.
County seat: Tupelo [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Lee County

  • July 14-15, 1864 = Tupelo[3] also known as Harrisburg
Map showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.

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), Lee 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)