Yalobusha County, Mississippi Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png  Mississippi Gotoarrow.png  Yalobusha County

County Courthouse

Yalobusha County; PO Box 664; Water Valley, MS 38965-0664; Ph. 662.473.2091 Details: (Clk Chan Ct, Water Valley, Miss has div, pro, ct & land rec; Clk Cir Ct, Coffeyville, Miss has m rec; Clk Chan Ct has div, pro, ct & land rec)

History

Parent County

1833--Yalobusha County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Water Valley [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Yalobusha 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 Yalobusha County. 
- 1st Battalion, Mississippi Sharpshooters
Company C - Capt. Leigh’s Independent Company
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company D - Tillatoba Grays
- 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry [became the 48th Regiment, Missippi Infantry]
Company - Dixie Boys
- 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
Company D - Dixie Boys
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans [Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s]
Company F - Reason’s Company
Company I - Eskridge’s Company
- 3rd Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company E - Richmond’s Company
Company F - Kennedy’s Company
Company K - Barksdale’s Rangers
- 19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)
Company C - Duff Guards
- 8th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry (formerly 19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)
Company C - Duff Guards

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).