Mississippi, United States Genealogy
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Guide to Mississippi ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
This article is about the U.S. state of Mississippi. For other uses, see Mississippi (disambiguation).
Mississippi Information[edit | edit source]
Mississippi became the twentieth state admitted to the United States on December 10, 1817. Mississippi was created from Mississippi Territory and is located in the southern region of the United States. There are 82 counties in the U.S. state of Mississippi. The State Capital is Jackson. 
Getting Started[edit | edit source]
Getting Started with Mississippi Research
Links to articles on getting started with Mississippi research.
Mississippi Research Tools
Links to articles and websites that assist in Mississippi research.
Mississippi Clickable Map[edit | edit source]
Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.
Counties[edit | edit source]
- Jefferson Davis
- Pearl River
Mississippi Migration Routes[edit | edit source]
- Mississippi River
- Yazoo River
- Alabama, Choctaw and Natchez Trail
- Choctaw-Bay St. Louis Trail
- Federal Horse Path
- Gaine's Trace
- Jackson's Military Road
- Lake Ponchartrain Trail
- Lower Creek Trading Path
- Memphis, Pontotoc and Mobile Trail
- Mobile and Natchez Trail
- Natchez-Lower Creeks Trail
- Natchez-New Orleans Trail
- Natchez Trace
- Chickasaw Trail
- Tombigbee and Arkansas River Trail
- West Tennessee Chickasaw Trail
- Illinois Central Railroad
FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
- Facebook Communities - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
- Learning Center - Online genealogy courses
- Historical Records - databases and record images on FamilySearch
- Family History Center locator map
Additional Resources[edit | edit source]
- Cyndi's List - Mississippi genealogy sites on the internet
- Mississippi Genealogy Trails - collection of transcribed data for the state of Mississippi
- Access Genealogy – Genealogy guide for Mississippi
- Ancestorhunt.com - resources for Mississippi genealogy research
- Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Mississippi
- Mississippi Research Outline – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
- Every Name Index
References[edit | edit source]
- Wikipedia contributors, "Mississippi" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mississippi (accessed 15 March 2016).
- Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 09/18/2016.
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