Yalobusha County, Mississippi Genealogy

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Guide to Yalobusha County, Mississippi ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Yalobusha County, Mississippi
Map
Map of Mississippi highlighting Yalobusha County
Location in the state of Mississippi
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Location of Mississippi in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 23 December, 1833
County Seat Water Valley
Courthouse
Address Yalobusha County Courthouse
PO Box 664
Water Valley, MS 38965-0664
Phone: 662.473.2091
Yalobusha County Courthouse


County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Yalobusha County Courthouse
PO Box 664
Water Valley, MS 38965-0664
Phone: 662.473.2091

Clerk Chancery Court in Water Valley, has divorce, probate, court and land records. Clerk Circuit Court in Coffeyville, has marriage records.  [1]

Beginning Dates for Yalobusha County, Mississippi Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate






History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1833--Yalobusha County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Water Valley [2]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Mississippi county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Mississippi County Boundary Maps" (1785-1918) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Variant Spellings[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Genealogy Resources[edit | edit source]

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

African Americans[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census[edit | edit source]

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

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Mississippi denominations, view the Mississippi Church Records wiki page.

Court[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

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Local Histories[edit | edit source]

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Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]
  • 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

Naturalization[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

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Occupations[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Online Records


Taxation[edit | edit source]

Mississippi tax records replace missing censuses and provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years. For more information, see Mississippi Taxation.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. Mississippi law did not require keeping birth or death records until 1912. Births and deaths are kept by the Mississippi Bureau of Vital Statistics. Marriage records are kept by the county. See also How to order Mississippi Vital Records or order electronically online.

See Mississippi Vital Records for more information on getting Mississippi records.

Birth[edit | edit source]
Marriage[edit | edit source]
Death[edit | edit source]
Vital Record Substitutes[edit | edit source]

Genealogy Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Yalobusha County Historical Society<br> P.O. Box 288
Coffeeville 38922

Yalobusha County Historical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 258
Coffeeville, MS 38922-0258

See also a List of Mississippi Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yalobusha 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).
  3. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f2/Igimississippip.pdf.