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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Washington-County-Mississippi-Courts.htm Washington County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 309; <br>Greenville, MS 38701; <br>Phone: 662.332.1595<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1858 <br>and court records from 1890. <br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce records from 1856, probate and land records from 1831. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Mississippi page 383, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1827--'''Washington County was&nbsp;created 29 January 1827&nbsp;from [[Warren County, Mississippi|Warren]] and [[Yazoo County, Mississippi|Yazoo]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Greenville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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*[[Bolivar County, Mississippi|Bolivar]]
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*[[Chicot County, Arkansas|Chicot County, Arkansas]]
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*[[East Carroll Parish, Louisiana|East Carroll Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Humphreys County, Mississippi|Humphreys<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1231350741640_193" />]]
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*[[Issaquena County, Mississippi|Issaquena]]
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*[[Sharkey County, Mississippi|Sharkey]]
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*[[Sunflower County, Mississippi|Sunflower]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1808''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1808 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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:*'''1810''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1810 Territory Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
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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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:*'''1866''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1866 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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:*'''1803-1897''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|Territorial County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
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==== Family History Centers ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Greenville Mississippi Family History Center]]
  
 
== 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.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Washington|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 04:26, 3 January 2013

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Washington County Courthouse
PO Box 309;
Greenville, MS 38701;
Phone: 662.332.1595

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1858
and court records from 1890.
Clerk Chancery Court has divorce records from 1856, probate and land records from 1831. [1]

History

Parent County

1827--Washington County was created 29 January 1827 from Warren and Yazoo Counties.
County seat: Greenville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Washington 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), Washington 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).