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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Oktibbeha County, Mississippi|Oktibbeha County]]''
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.oktibbehacountyms.org/ Oktibbeha County Courthouse]<br>101 E Main Street<br>Starkville, MS 39759<br>Phone: 662.323.5834<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and <br>court records from 1880 and land records from 1834. <br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oktibbeha County, Mississippi page 381, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Oktibbeha County was created in 1833 from the Choctaw Cession. Some records were lost in 1880. County records are housed in Starkville. [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192846&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Oktibbeha&columns=*,0,0 www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp]
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'''1833'''--Oktibbeha County was created 23 December 1833&nbsp;from the Choctaw Cession.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Starkville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;
  
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1880--'''Some records were lost.
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Choctaw County, Mississippi|Choctaw]]
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*[[Clay County, Mississippi|Clay]]
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*[[Lowndes County, Mississippi|Lowndes]]
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*[[Noxubee County, Mississippi|Noxubee]]
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*[[Webster County, Mississippi|Webster]]
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*[[Winston County, Mississippi|Winston]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1837''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1837 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1841''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1841 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1853''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1853 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
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*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.&nbsp;<br>
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:- [[2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]] [became the 48th Regiment, Missippi Infantry]
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::Company - Oktibbeha Reserve [or "Oktibbeha Rescue" -- records not clear], aka Capt. Joel P. Rogers’ Company [also known as Co. K]
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:- [[8th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|8th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]] (formerly 19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)
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::Company I - Robinson’s Company
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:- [[48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]] [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
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::Oktibbeha Reserve [or "Oktibbeha Rescue" -- records not clear], aka Capt. Joel P. Rogers’ Company [also known as Co. K]
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:- [[Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry|Perrin's Battalion, Mississippi State Cavalry]]
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::Company F - Montgomery’s Company
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::Company I - Bookter’s Company
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:- [[11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company E - Gholson Guards
  
 
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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:*'''1835-1888''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192846&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Oktibbeha&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Oktibbeha|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
[[Category:Oktibbeha,Mississippi]]
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Revision as of 21:54, 30 November 2012

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United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Oktibbeha County

County Courthouse

Oktibbeha County Courthouse
101 E Main Street
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: 662.323.5834

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and
court records from 1880 and land records from 1834.
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. [1]

History

Parent County

1833--Oktibbeha County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Starkville [2] 

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oktibbeha 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).