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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Jones_County,_Mississippi|Jones County]]'' <br>
Guide to '''Jones County Mississippi genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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==== Variant Spellings ====
==== Record Loss ====
Some records have been lost.
== Places/Localities ==
*Laurel
*Ellisville
==== Neighboring Counties ====
*[[Covington County, Mississippi|Covington]]
==== Military ====
=====Civil War===== 
*Men from Jones 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 Jones County.<br>
===== Death =====
===== Vital Record Substitutes =====
== Genealogy Societies and Libraries ==
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
== Websites == *USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. *{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Jones|subject|disp=Family History Library&nbsp;Catalog}}<br> == County Courthouse == [http://recordsproject.com/county/mississippi/jones.asp Jones County Courthouse] <br>PO Box 1468<br>Laurel, MS 39441<br>Phone: 601.428.0527<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1882<br>and court records from 1907. <br>Clerk Chancery Court at Laurel and Ellisville, Mississippi has divorce and land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jones County, Mississippi page 380, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> == History == ==== Parent County ==== '''1826'''--Jones County was created 24 January 1826&nbsp;from [[Covington County, Mississippi|Covington]] and [[Wayne County, Mississippi|Wayne]] Counties.&nbsp;<br>'''County seats:''' Laurel &nbsp;District 2  &nbsp;Ellisville &nbsp;District 1<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  <br>  ==== Boundary Changes ==== ==== Record Loss ==== Some records have been lost.  == Places/Localities == ==== Populated Places ==== Laurel  Ellisville  ==== Neighboring Counties ==== *[[Covington County, Mississippi|Covington]] *[[Forrest County, Mississippi|Forrest]] *[[Jasper County, Mississippi|Jasper]] *[[Perry County, Mississippi|Perry]] *[[Smith County, Mississippi|Smith]] *[[Wayne County, Mississippi|Wayne]] == Resources == ==== Cemeteries ==== ==== Census ==== {{Census|Mississippi}}  :*'''1837''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1837 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free. :*'''1841''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1841 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free. :*'''1845''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1845 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free. :*'''1853''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1853 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free. :*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free. ==== Church Records ==== {{MS Church Intro}} LDS&nbsp;Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  *George's Camp ==== Court ==== ==== Land and Property Records==== {{MS Land}} ==== Local Histories ==== {{MS History}} ==== Maps ==== *[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search. ==== Military ==== *Civil War service men from Jones 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 Jones County.<br> :- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves]] ::Company B - Nixon’s Company :- [[7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]] ::Company C - Jones County Rebels ::Company F - Renovators :- [[8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]] ::Company K - Elllisville Invincibles, aka Jones County Invincibles [also listed as Co. C] ==== Newspapers ==== {{MS Newspaper abstracts|Jones}} ==== Probate ==== {{MS Probate Intro}} ==== Taxation ==== {{MS Tax Intro}}  :*'''1827-1896''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free. ==== Vital Records ==== {{MS Vital Intro}} ===== Marriage ===== *'''1882-1924''' - Jones County Marriage Books D and 1-7 Index 1882-1924 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/b/be/Igimississippij.pdf.</ref> == Societies and Libraries&nbsp; == ==== Family History Centers<br> ==== *[[Introduction to LDS 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.
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