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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.warren.ms.us/ Warren County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 351; <br>Wicksburg, MS 39181-0351<br> Phone: 601.636.4415<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records.<br>Clerk Circuit has marriage records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Warren County, Mississippi page 383, {{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  ====
  
'''1809'''--Warren County was created from the Natchez District.&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Vicksburg.
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'''1809'''--Warren County was created 22 December 1809&nbsp;from the Natchez District.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Vicksburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Claiborne County, Mississippi|Claiborne]]
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*[[East Carroll Parish, Louisiana|East Carroll Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Hinds County, Mississippi|Hinds]]
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*[[Issaquena County, Mississippi|Issaquena]]
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*[[Madison Parish, Louisiana|Madison Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Tensas Parish, Louisiana|Tensas Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Yazoo County, Mississippi|Yazoo]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=56171 Parker Cemetery, Vicksburg] BillionGraves
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1810''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1810 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free. (browse under Claiborne &amp; Warren)
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:*'''1816''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1816 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1825''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1825 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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:*'''1870''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1870 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records
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*Vicksburg
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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*Civil War service men from Warren 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 Warren County.
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:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]]
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::Company F - Hill City Cadets
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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery|1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery]]
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::Company G - Cowan’s Battery
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:- [[2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]] [became the 48th Regiment, Missippi Infantry]
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::Company - King Cotton Guards
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:- [[48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]] [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
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::Company E - King Cotton Guards
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::Company G - Jefferson Davis Guards, Jeff Davis Guards, &amp; aka Manlove’s Company
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::Company H - Vicksburg Volunteers
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:- [[9th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|9th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]] (New)
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::Company E - Vicksburg Cadets [formerly Hill City Cadets, Co. F, 10th MS Infantry]
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:- [[12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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::Company G - Vicksburg Sharpshooters [also listed as Co. E
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===== Civil War Battles  =====
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The following Civil War Battles were fought in Warren County
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*April 29-May 1, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms005.htm Snyder’s Bluff]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms005.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012)</ref> also known as Snyder’s Mill<br>
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*May 17, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/ms010.htm Big Black River Bridge<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/ms010.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012).</ref>][http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm <br>]
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*May 18-July 4, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms011.htm Vicksburg]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms011.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012)</ref><br>
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*December 26-29, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms003.htm Chickasaw Bayou] also known as Chickasaw Bluffs, Walnut Hills<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms003.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012)</ref><br>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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:*'''1813-1900''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|Territorial and County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Townships and Cities  ==
 
== Townships and Cities  ==
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*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=192900&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Warren&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Warren|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
[[Category:Warren_County,_Mississippi]]
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Revision as of 04:26, 3 January 2013

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Warren County Courthouse
PO Box 351;
Wicksburg, MS 39181-0351
Phone: 601.636.4415

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

History

Parent County

1809--Warren County was created 22 December 1809 from the Natchez District.
County seat: Vicksburg [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Parker Cemetery, Vicksburg BillionGraves

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Vicksburg

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
  • Civil War service men from Warren 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 Warren County.
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company F - Hill City Cadets
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery
Company G - Cowan’s Battery
- 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry [became the 48th Regiment, Missippi Infantry]
Company - King Cotton Guards
- 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
Company E - King Cotton Guards
Company G - Jefferson Davis Guards, Jeff Davis Guards, & aka Manlove’s Company
Company H - Vicksburg Volunteers
- 9th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (New)
Company E - Vicksburg Cadets [formerly Hill City Cadets, Co. F, 10th MS Infantry]
- 12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company G - Vicksburg Sharpshooters [also listed as Co. E
Civil War Battles

The following Civil War Battles were fought in Warren County

Map showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Townships and Cities

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), Warren County, Mississippi page 383, 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012).
  5. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)
  6. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012)