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Guide to '''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Jones_County,_Mississippi|Jones County Mississippi ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page.']]'' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. <br>
Guide to ''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [['Jones County Mississippi]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Jones_Countyancestry, family history,_Mississippi|Jones County]]and genealogy research page''' <br> birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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[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 and court records from 1907. 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>
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==== Boundary Changes ====
 
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.
==== Record Loss ====
Some records have been lost. For a list of record loss in Mississippi counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/ms-counties/#courthouse Mississippi Counties with Burned Courthouses]
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== Places/Localities ==
==== Land and Property ====
{{MS Land}}
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/824155?availability=Family%20History%20Library Land and property records (Jones County, Mississippi), 1810-1925]
==== Maps ====
 *[http://www.mapofus.org/mississippi/ Maps of Mississippi (1785-1918)]
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/823998?availability=Family%20History%20Library Pension records, 1860-1923; indexes, ca. 1903-1923]
===== World War I And II =====
*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Missionary_Training_Lessons Military discharges 1917-1953 &nbsp;; index 1919-1973]
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/823998?availability=Family%20History%20Library Pension records, 1860-1923; indexes, ca. 1903-1923]
===== 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>
*'''1917-1951''' [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/824203?availability=Family%20History%20Library Marriage records (Jones County, Mississippi), 1917-1951]
*'''1894-1954''' [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/255917?availability=Family%20History%20Library Will records, 1894-1954]
===== Vital Record Substitutes =====
== Genealogy Societies and Libraries ==
 See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/ms-society-archive/ Mississippi Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & amp; Genealogical Societies]
==== Family History Centers ====
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
== Websites ==
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/jones-county/ Jones County, MS History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]*[https://plus.google.com/communities/111918998635232011689 Mississippi Genealogy Network Community on Google+]*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/134148333326756/ Mississippi Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
*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>
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