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Mississippi, United States Genealogy

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

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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


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