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*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mississippi-Genealogy-Research-Community/263452507017196?sk=wall Mississippi Genealogy Research Community]:  Ask a question.  Find answers, and share what you know.
 
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Mississippi/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Mississippi/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
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Revision as of 20:16, 24 August 2011

This article is about a southern state of the United States. For other uses, see Mississippi (disambiguation).

Mississippi Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
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Welcome to Mississippi,
the Magnolia State
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Most pre-statehood settlers of Mississippi came from the older Southern states along the Atlantic seaboard. Some came from New England and a few colonial French families settled in the Biloxi area. Most of the settlers, however, were of Ulster Scottish, English, and northern European ancestry. Blacks outnumbered whites in Mississippi from the middle of the nineteenth century until the middle of the twentieth. Most of the Indians were gone by the late 1830s, but there are still a few thousand Choctaws living in east central Mississippi.

Mississippi Enumeration of Educable Children (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Counties[edit | edit source]

Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Bainbridge | Colfax | Pickering | Sumner


Research Tools[edit | edit source]

 

FamilySearch Historical Record Collections[edit | edit source]

Online collections containing these records are located in FamilySearch.org

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