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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Lincoln-County-Mississippi-Courts.htm Lincoln County Courthouse]<br>300 S 2nd St; PO Box 555<br>Brookhaven, MS 39601-3321<br>Phone: 601.835.3479<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probateand court records from 1893. <br>Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1893. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, Mississippi page 381, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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'''1870'''--Lincoln County was created 7 April 1870&nbsp;from [[Franklin County, Mississippi|Franklin]], [[Lawrence County, Mississippi|Lawrence]], [[Copiah County, Mississippi|Copiah]], [[Pike_County,_Mississippi|Pike]] and [[Amite County, Mississippi|Amite]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Brookhaven <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;
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'''1870'''--Lincoln County was created 7 April 1870&nbsp;from [[Franklin County, Mississippi|Franklin]], [[Lawrence County, Mississippi|Lawrence]], [[Copiah County, Mississippi|Copiah]], [[Pike County, Mississippi|Pike]] and [[Amite County, Mississippi|Amite]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Brookhaven <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;  
  
 
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:*'''1881-1898''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Red Star Mississippi Family History Center]]
  
 
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192816&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Lincoln&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 04:16, 3 January 2013

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Lincoln County Courthouse
300 S 2nd St; PO Box 555
Brookhaven, MS 39601-3321
Phone: 601.835.3479

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probateand court records from 1893.
Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1893. [1]

History

Parent County

1870--Lincoln County was created 7 April 1870 from Franklin, Lawrence, Copiah, Pike and Amite Counties.
County seat: Brookhaven [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Redstar

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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), Lincoln County, Mississippi page 381, 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).