Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Records
Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi (Map It) was created on March 31, 1906 from Covington County and Lawrence County. The county was named in honor of Jefferson Davis, only president of the Confederate States of America.
Jefferson Davis County is bordered by Simpson County (north), Covington County (east), Lamar County (southeast), Marion County (south) and Lawrence County (west).
Jefferson Davis County Cities and Towns include Bassfield, Prentiss.
A Map of Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Courthouse Records
Jefferson Davis County, MS Courthouse
The Jefferson Davis County Courthouse is located in Prentiss, Mississippi. Learn More About State of Mississippi Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Jefferson Davis county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Jefferson Davis County Chancery Court Clerk has Land Records from 1906, Probate Records from 1906 and Divorce Records from see Clerk. The County Chancery Court Clerk record all documents (warranty deeds, deed of trusts, military discharges, etc) to be in Public Land Records and create and maintain indexes for the documents filed in the land records, such as sectional indexes, direct/reverse indexes, etc. Maintain the Court dockets and file all records of the Court. Record and preserve court minute books. Submit divorce and other statistics to the Mississippi Department of Vital Records.
- Jefferson Davis County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1906 and Court Records from 1906. The County Clerk of Circuit Court include Receiving and fileing all law suits, indictments, motions and other related papers in all Civil and Criminal Cases filed in the Circuit or County Courts. Keeps a record of all Judgments and Executions, Issues marriage licenses and keeps records of marriages.
- Jefferson Davis County Tax Assessor / Collector maintain original tax records, both real and personal.
- Jefferson Davis County Health Department has birth and death records from November 1, 1912. You may go to any county health department in the State of Mississippi to obtain a certificates can be issued while you wait.
Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Census Records
- Learn More: State of Mississippi Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: None
- State Population Schedules: None
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: None
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: None
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: None
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: None
- Union Veterans Schedules: None
Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Mississippi Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from November 1, 1912 to present
- Marriage Records: has statistical marriage records only from January 1926 to July 1, 1938, and since January 1942. to present
- Divorce Records: has divorce indexes from January 1926 to present
- Locations: Mississippi Office of Vital Statistics, Mississippi State Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate Applications..
- In Person: Mississippi Vital Records, State Dept of Health, 571 Stadium Dr., Jackson, MS 39215; (601) 576-7960
Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Resources
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Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi External Links
- Mississippi Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Books - Amazon
- Jefferson Davis Co., Mississippi - FindaGrave
- Mississippi Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Mississippi (1818 - 1964)
- Jefferson Davis Co. MSGenweb
- Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Ancestry Database Collections
- Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi Military Records