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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Tippah_County,_Mississippi|Tippah County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MS_Tippah.htm Tippah County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 99; <br>Ripley, MS 38663<br>Phone: 662.837.7374&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court or Clerk Circuit Court has marriage,<br>divorce, probate and court records from 1856 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tippah County, Mississippi page 383, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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A wiki article describing an online colleciton is found at: <br>Mississippi Tippah County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1836'''--Tippah County was created 9 February 1836&nbsp;from the Chickasaw Cession.&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Ripley <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1836'''--Tippah County was created 9 February 1836&nbsp;from the Chickasaw Cession.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Ripley <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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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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:*'''1866''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1866 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
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[[Mississippi, Tippah County Family Histories (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mississippi, Tippah County Family&nbsp;Histories, 1810-1941 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
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:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]](New)  
 
:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]](New)  
::Company K - Beauregard Relief
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::Company K - Beauregard Relief  
:- [[2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans|2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans]] [Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s]<br>
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans|2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans]] [Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s]<br>  
::Company E - McDowell’s Company
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::Company E - McDowell’s Company  
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Mississippi State Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Mississippi State Cavalry]]
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::Company A - Citizen Guards
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::Company K - Pettus Rangers
 
:- [[2nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|2nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
:- [[2nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|2nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
::Company B – O’Connor Rifles  
 
::Company B – O’Connor Rifles  
 
::Company D – Joe Matthews  
 
::Company D – Joe Matthews  
 
::Company F – Magnolia Rifles  
 
::Company F – Magnolia Rifles  
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::Company L – Liberty Guards  
 
:- [[3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
:- [[3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]]  
::Company F - Tippah Highlanders
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::Company F - Tippah Highlanders  
 
:- [[3rd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|3rd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
 
:- [[3rd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|3rd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
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::Company G - Daniel’s Company  
 
:- [[7th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|7th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
 
:- [[7th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|7th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
 
::Company A - Forrest Cavalry, aka Ford’s Company  
 
::Company A - Forrest Cavalry, aka Ford’s Company  
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::Company H - Wheeler’s Company, aka Polk’s/Park’s Company  
 
::Company H - Wheeler’s Company, aka Polk’s/Park’s Company  
 
::Company I - McKenzie’s Company, aka Young’s Company  
 
::Company I - McKenzie’s Company, aka Young’s Company  
::Company L - Garrett’s Company
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::Company L - Garrett’s Company  
 
:- [[32nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|32nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
:- [[32nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|32nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
::Company E - Hatchie Tigers
 
::Company E - Hatchie Tigers
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==== Probate  ====
 
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[[Mississippi Tippah County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mississippi Tippah County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
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:*'''1836-1896''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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:*'''1858-1899''' - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mstippah/Mar2index.html Tippah County Marriages 1858-1899]. Courtesy: [http://www.msgw.org/ MSGenWeb] - free.
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'''A wiki article describing an online collectons is found at:'''
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[[Mississippi, Tippah County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mississippi, Tippah County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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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=192887&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Tippah&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Tippah|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 15:04, 8 August 2012

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United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Tippah County

County Courthouse

Tippah County Courthouse
PO Box 99;
Ripley, MS 38663
Phone: 662.837.7374 

Clerk Chancery Court or Clerk Circuit Court has marriage,
divorce, probate and court records from 1856 [1]


A wiki article describing an online colleciton is found at:
Mississippi Tippah County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

History

Parent County

1836--Tippah County was created 9 February 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession.
County seat: Ripley [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Mississippi, Tippah County Family Histories, 1810-1941 (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Tippah 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 Tippah County. 
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (New)
Company K - Beauregard Relief
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans [Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s]
Company E - McDowell’s Company
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi State Cavalry
Company A - Citizen Guards
Company K - Pettus Rangers
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company B – O’Connor Rifles
Company D – Joe Matthews
Company F – Magnolia Rifles
Company L – Liberty Guards
- 3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
Company F - Tippah Highlanders
- 3rd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company G - Daniel’s Company
- 7th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company A - Forrest Cavalry, aka Ford’s Company
Company B - Hovis’ Company
Company C - Green’s Company
Company D - Holcomb’s Company
Company E - Buncomb’s Fighting Cocks, aka Rogers’ Company
Company F - Duncan’s Company
Company G - Stancill’s Company, aka Garrett’s Company, and aka White’s Company
Company H - Wheeler’s Company, aka Polk’s/Park’s Company
Company I - McKenzie’s Company, aka Young’s Company
Company L - Garrett’s Company
- 32nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company E - Hatchie Tigers

Newspapers

Probate

Mississippi Tippah County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Taxation

Vital Records

A wiki article describing an online collectons is found at:

Mississippi, Tippah County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical 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), Tippah County, Mississippi page 383, {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).