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== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Warren County, Mississippi ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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<center>{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized= 22 December 1809
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|county seat= Vicksburg
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|parent county= Natchez District<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mississippi.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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|county1= [[Claiborne County, Mississippi Genealogy|Claiborne]]
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|county2= [[East Carroll Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|East Carroll (LA)]]
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|county3= [[Hinds County, Mississippi Genealogy|Hinds]]
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|county4= [[Issaquena County, Mississippi Genealogy|Issaquena]]
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|county5= [[Madison Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Madison (LA)]]
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|county6= [[Tensas Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Tensas (LA)]]
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|county7= [[Yazoo County, Mississippi Genealogy|Yazoo]]</br><center>[[Warren County, Mississippi Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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== County Information ==
  
==== Parent County  ====
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=== Description ===
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This county was named for Joseph Warren. Warren County is located in the west-central area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Warren, Mississippi," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_County,_Mississippi."</ref>
  
'''1809'''--Warren County was created 22 December 1809&nbsp;from the Natchez District. &nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Vicksburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{MS Courthouse Intro|Warren}}
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'''Warren County Courthouse'''<br>P.O. Box 351<br>Vicksburg, MS 39181-0351<br> Phone: 601-636-4415<br>[http://www.co.warren.ms.us/ Warren County Website]<br><br>
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Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records.<br>
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Clerk Circuit has marriage records.<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mississippi.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Warren County, Mississippi Record Dates  ===
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{{MS Record Dates Intro|Warren}}
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{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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|-
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Warren County, Mississippi Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Warren County, Mississippi Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Warren County, Mississippi Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Warren County, Mississippi Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Warren County, Mississippi Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Warren County, Mississippi Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Warren County, Mississippi Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1846
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1810
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1810
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1810
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{MS Boundary Changes Intro|Warren}}
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*'''1809'''  Warren County was created 22 December 1809 from the Natchez District.
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*'''County seat:''' Vicksburg<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mississippi.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
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For animated maps illustrating Mississippi county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/mississippi/ "Rotating Formation Mississippi County Boundary Maps"] (1785-1918) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{MS Populated Places Intro|Warren}}
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{MS Historical Timeline Intro|Warren}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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== Resources ==
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{{MS Resources Intro|Warren}}
  
*[[Claiborne County, Mississippi|Claiborne]]
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=== Bible Records ===
*[[East Carroll Parish, Louisiana|East Carroll Parish, Louisiana]]
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{{MS Bible Intro|Warren}}
*[[Hinds County, Mississippi|Hinds]]
 
*[[Issaquena County, Mississippi|Issaquena]]
 
*[[Madison Parish, Louisiana|Madison Parish, Louisiana]]
 
*[[Tensas Parish, Louisiana|Tensas Parish, Louisiana]]
 
*[[Yazoo County, Mississippi|Yazoo]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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=== Biographies ===
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{{MS Biographies Intro|Warren}}
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{MS Business Records Intro|Warren}}
  
==== Church  ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{MS Cemeteries Intro|Warren}}
  
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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{| style = "border:1px solid black; width:70%;  "
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Warren County, Mississippi''' online and in print</center>
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search# Findagrave.com]
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* [http://www.msgw.org/warren/Cemeteries.htm MSGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/mississippi/ms-warren.htm Tombstone Project]
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* [http://www.interment.net/us/ms/warren.htm MSInterment]
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* [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20041&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=31&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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* {{FHL|772474|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Warren+Mississippi&qt=notfound_page&search=Search WorldCat]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Mississippi/Warren-County?id=county_1586 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Mississippi Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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=== Census Records ===
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{{MS Census Intro|Warren}}
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*'''1660-1820''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2234 U.S. Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] $
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*'''1792-1866''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1125 Mississippi, State and Territorial Census Collection, 1792-1866] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] $
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*'''1805-1890''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3556 Mississippi, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1805-1890] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] $
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*'''1810'''  {{RecordSearch|1919687|1810 Territory Census Returns}} at [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch]
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*'''1816'''  {{RecordSearch|1919687|1816 Territory Census Returns}} at [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch]
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*'''1825'''  {{RecordSearch|1919687|1825 State Census Returns}} at [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch]
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*'''1845'''  {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}} at [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch]
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*'''1853'''  {{RecordSearch|1919687|1853 State Census Returns}} at [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch]
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*'''1866'''  {{RecordSearch|1919687|1866 State Census Returns}} at [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch]
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*'''1870'''  {{RecordSearch|1919687|1870 State Census Returns}} at [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch]
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=== Church Records ===
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{{MS Church Intro|Warren}}
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
  
 
*Vicksburg
 
*Vicksburg
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{MS Court Intro|Warren}}
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=== Directories ===
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{{MS Directories Intro|Warren}}
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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{{MS Emigration Intro|Warren}}
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{MS Ethnic Groups Intro|Warren}}
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=== Funeral Homes ===
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{{MS Funeral Homes Intro|Warren}}
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=== Genealogies  ===
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{{MS Genealogies Intro|Warren}}
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{MS Guardianship Intro|Warren}}
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{MS Land Intro|Warren}}
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{MS Histories Intro|Warren}}
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{MS Maps Intro|Warren}}
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{{MS Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{MS Warren County}}}}
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/mississippi/ Maps of Mississippi (1785-1918)]
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=== Migration ===
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{{MS Migration Intro|Warren}}
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=== Military Records ===
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{{MS Military Intro|Warren}}
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'''''Civil War '''''<br>
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*'''1861-1865'''  {{RecordSearch|1932375|Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]
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*'''1861-1865'''  {{RecordSearch|1932409|Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]
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*'''1861-1865'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry]
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*'''1861-1865'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry]
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*'''1889-1942'''  {{RecordSearch|1979942|Mississippi, Confederate Records, 1889-1942}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]
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*'''1900-1974'''  {{RecordSearch|1936413|Mississippi, Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications, 1900-1974}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]
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{{MS Civil War Regiments|Warren}}<br>
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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'''''<br>
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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
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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.
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'''''World War I '''''<br>
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*'''1917-1919'''  {{RecordSearch|2968243|Mississippi, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{MS Naturalization Intro|Warren}}
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{MS Newspapers Intro|Warren}}
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{MS Obituaries Intro|Warren}}
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=== Other Records ===
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{{MS Other Records Intro|Warren}}
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=== Periodicals ===
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{{MS Periodicals Intro|Warren}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{MS Probate Intro|Warren}}
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1780-1982''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8995 Mississippi Wills and Probate Records 1780-1982] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] $
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*'''1781-1930''' {{RecordSearch|2036959| Mississippi Probate Records 1781-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch]
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=== School Records ===
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{{MS Schools Intro|Warren}}
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{MS Tax Intro|Warren}}
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*'''1813-1900'''  {{RecordSearch|1919687|Territorial and County Tax Rolls}} at [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch]
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{MS Vital Intro|Warren}}
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==== Birth ====
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{{MS Birth Intro|Warren}}
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==== Marriage ====
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{{MS Marriage Intro|Warren}}
  
==== Land  ====
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*'''1776-1935''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7842 Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] $
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*'''1800-1825''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2093 Mississippi Marriages to 1825] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] $
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*'''1800-1911''' {{RecordSearch|1680835|Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]
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*'''1810-1928''' Warren County Marriage Books A-R, 1-33 Index 1810-1928 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f2/Igimississippip.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1826-1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3739 Mississippi Marriages, 1826-50] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] $
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*'''1826-1900''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4585 Mississippi Marriages, 1826-1900] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] $
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Death ====
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{{MS Death Intro|Warren}}
  
==== Maps  ====
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==== Divorce ====
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{{MS Divorce Intro|Warren}}
  
==== Military  ====
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{MS Research Facilities Intro|Warren}}
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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=== Archives ===
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{{MS Archives Intro|Warren}}
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Family History Centers ===
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Libraries ===
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{{MS Libraries Intro|Warren}}
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Museums ===
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{{MS Museums Intro|Warren}}
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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== Societies ==
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{{MS Societies Intro|Warren}}
  
== Townships and Cities  ==
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*'''Vicksburg Genealogical Society, Inc.'''<br>P.O. Box 1161<br>Vicksburg, MS 39181<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msvgs/index.htm?cj=1&sid=RootsWeb&netid=cj&o_xid=0002159160&o_lid=0002159160&o_sch=Affiliate+External Website]
  
== Web Sites  ==
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== Websites ==
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{{MS Websites Intro|Warren}}
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[https://plus.google.com/communities/111918998635232011689 Mississippi Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
*[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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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/134148333326756/ Mississippi Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://www.msgw.org/warren/ Mississippi GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL Place IDNum|192900|Mississippi|Warren}} – The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records.
  
== References  ==
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== Research Guides ==
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{{MS Research Guides Intro|Warren}}
  
<references />  
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== References ==
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<references />
  
[[Category:Warren_County,_Mississippi]]
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{{Mississippi|Mississippi}}
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[[Category:Warren County, Mississippi]][[Category:Mississippi Counties]]

Latest revision as of 19:43, 4 December 2018

United States
Mississippi
Warren County

Guide to Warren County, Mississippi ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Facts
County seat: Vicksburg
Organized: 22 December 1809
Parent County(s): Natchez District[1]
Neighboring Counties
Claiborne  • East Carroll (LA)  • Hinds  • Issaquena  • Madison (LA)  • Tensas (LA)  • Yazoo
See County Maps
Courthouse
MississippiWarrenCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
Map of Mississippi highlighting Warren County.png
Adoption

County Information

Description

This county was named for Joseph Warren. Warren County is located in the west-central area of the state.[2]

County Courthouse

Warren County Courthouse
P.O. Box 351
Vicksburg, MS 39181-0351
Phone: 601-636-4415
Warren County Website

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and land records.
Clerk Circuit has marriage records.[3]

Warren County, Mississippi Record Dates

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1846 1810 1810 1810

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes

  • 1809 Warren County was created 22 December 1809 from the Natchez District.
  • County seat: Vicksburg[4]

For animated maps illustrating Mississippi county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Mississippi County Boundary Maps" (1785-1918) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Populated Places

The following are locations in Warren County, Mississippi:

History Timeline

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business, Commerce, and Occupations

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Warren County, Mississippi online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Mississippi Cemeteries for more information

 

Census Records

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

Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Mississippi denominations, view the Mississippi Church Records wiki page.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Vicksburg

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Genealogies

Guardianship

Land and Property Records

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Mississippi Land and Property for additional information about early Mississippi land ownership. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Warren County. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Mississippi Local Histories.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Migration

Military Records

Civil War

Regiments. Men in 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.

World War I

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Other Records

Periodicals

Probate Records

Probate records are held by the Warren County, Mississippi Genealogy Clerk of Court and are housed at the Warren County, Mississippi Genealogy Courthouse. Microfilmed records can be found online at Mississippi Probate Records, 1781-1930. See the wiki page Mississippi Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, and adoptions.

Online Records

School Records

Tax Records

Mississippi tax records replace missing censuses and provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years. For more information, see Mississippi Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. Mississippi law did not require keeping birth or death records until 1912. Births and deaths are kept by the Mississippi Bureau of Vital Statistics. Marriage records are kept by the county. See also How to order Mississippi Vital Records or order electronically online.

See Mississippi Vital Records for more information on getting Mississippi records.

Birth

Marriage

Death

Divorce

Research Facilities

Archives

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Libraries

Museums

Societies

  • Vicksburg Genealogical Society, Inc.
    P.O. Box 1161
    Vicksburg, MS 39181
    Website

Websites

Research Guides

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mississippi.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Warren, Mississippi," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_County,_Mississippi."
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mississippi.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mississippi.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  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).
  7. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)
  8. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012)
  9. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f2/Igimississippip.pdf.