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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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Sunflower County; 200 Main St; PO Box 988; Indianola, MS 38751-0000; Ph. 662.887.4703 Details: (Clk Chan Ct has m, div, pro, ct & land rec from 1871)
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Sunflower-County-Mississippi-Courts.htm Sunflower County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;200 Main St; PO Box 988<br> Indianola, MS 38751-<br> Phone: 662.887.4703<br>&nbsp;<br>Clerk Chancery Court has marriage, divorce, <br>probate, court and land records from from 1871<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sunflower County, Mississippi page 382, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 20:59, 7 August 2012

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County Courthouse

Sunflower County Courthouse
 200 Main St; PO Box 988
Indianola, MS 38751-
Phone: 662.887.4703
 
Clerk Chancery Court has marriage, divorce,
probate, court and land records from from 1871[1]

History

Parent County

1844--Sunflower County was created 15 February 1844 from Bolivar and Washington Counties.
County seat:  Indianola [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1870--Some records were lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Sunflower 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 Sunflower County. 
- 3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company B - Sunflower Dispersers

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), Sunflower County, Mississippi page 382, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).