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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Oktibbeha County; 101 E Main St; Starkville, MS 39759; Ph. 662.323.5834 Details: (Clk Chan Ct has div, pro & ct rec from 1880 & land rec from 1834; Clk Cir Ct has m rec)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

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County Courthouse

Oktibbeha County; 101 E Main St; Starkville, MS 39759; Ph. 662.323.5834 Details: (Clk Chan Ct has div, pro & ct rec from 1880 & land rec from 1834; Clk Cir Ct has m rec)

History

Parent County

1833--Oktibbeha County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Starkville [1] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1880--Some records were lost.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Oktibbeha 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 Oktibbeha County. 
- 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry [became the 48th Regiment, Missippi Infantry]
Company - Oktibbeha Reserve [or "Oktibbeha Rescue" -- records not clear], aka Capt. Joel P. Rogers’ Company [also known as Co. K]
- 8th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry (formerly 19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)
Company I - Robinson’s Company
- 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
Oktibbeha Reserve [or "Oktibbeha Rescue" -- records not clear], aka Capt. Joel P. Rogers’ Company [also known as Co. K]
- Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry
Company F - Montgomery’s Company
Company I - Bookter’s Company
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company E - Gholson Guards

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).