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Guide to '''Sharkey County Mississippi genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Sharkey-County-Mississippi-Courts.htm Sharkey County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 218; <br>Rolling Fork, MS 39159<br> Phone: 662.873.2755<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has court, probate<br>and land records from 1876. <br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1876. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sharkey County, Mississippi page 382, {{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  ====
 
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'''1876'''--Sharkey County was created from Warren, Washington and Issaquena Counties. The county seat is Rolling Fork.
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'''1876'''--Sharkey County was created 29 March 1876&nbsp;from [[Warren County, Mississippi|Warren]], [[Washington County, Mississippi|Washington]] and [[Issaquena County, Mississippi|Issaquena]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Fork <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Humphreys County, Mississippi|Humphreys]]
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*[[Issaquena County, Mississippi|Issaquena]]
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*[[Washington County, Mississippi|Washington]]
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*[[Yazoo County, Mississippi|Yazoo]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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:*'''1883-1891''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192872&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Sharkey&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Sharkey|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 00:15, 16 March 2013

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Guide to Sharkey County Mississippi genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Sharkey County Courthouse
PO Box 218;
Rolling Fork, MS 39159
Phone: 662.873.2755

Clerk Chancery Court has court, probate
and land records from 1876.
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1876. [1]

History

Parent County

1876--Sharkey County was created 29 March 1876 from Warren, Washington and Issaquena Counties.
County seat: Fork [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sharkey County, Mississippi page 382, 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).
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