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When was Bolivar County, MS Created?
Bolivar County was established on February 9, 1836 from Tallahatchie County and Washington County (Choctaw Cession of 1830). Currently the county was named in honor of Simon Bolivar, South American democratic revolutionary .
What cities and towns are in Bolivar County, MS?
Cities and towns located in the County include Cleveland, Rosedale, Mound Bayou, Shaw, Shelby, Benoit, Beulah, Boyle, Duncan, Gunnison, Merigold, Pace, Renova, Winstonville, Alligator.
Where can find Bolivar County, MS Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Bolivar County vital records can be found at the Mississippi Department of Health which has copies of birth and death records after 1912, Marriage and a Divorce records since 1926. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Mississippi for current fees and application process.
Bolivar 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.
You can search online for Bolivar County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Mississippi Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.
What Bolivar County, MS census records are available?
Bolivar County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Bolivar Co. Slave Schedules is available for 1850 & 1860. Bolivar Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bolivar Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bolivar Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You will discover free down loadable and printable census forms to aid with your research.
What genealogical records can I find in the Bolivar County Courthouse?
The following indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Bolivar county. The dates indicated below are the first known records for each county. The County Courthouse was burned by Federals in 1863 and entombed by flood in 1865.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Bolivar County, MS?
A list of Bolivar County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
Where can I connect with other Bolivar County, MS Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Bolivar County, MS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Bolivar County. Many of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a fee. This is basically a list that has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.