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When was Kemper County, MS Created?
Kemper County was established on December 23, 1833 from Lowndes County, Rankin County and Wayne County. Currently the county was named in honor of Reuben Kemper, American pioneer and revolutionary in Spanish Florida.
What counties are adjacent to Kemper County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Noxubee County (north), Sumter County, Alabama (east), Lauderdale County (south), Neshoba County (west) and Winston County (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Kemper County, MS?
Cities and towns located in the County include De Kalb, Scooba, Preston, Porterville.
Where can find Kemper County, MS Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Kemper 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.
Kemper 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 Kemper 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 Kemper County, MS census records are available?
Kemper 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.
Kemper Co. Slave Schedules is available for 1850 & 1860. Kemper Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Kemper Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Kemper 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 Kemper County Courthouse?
The following indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Kemper county. The dates indicated below are the first known records for each county. The County Courthouse was destroyed in 1882, All records were destroyed.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Kemper County, MS?
A list of Kemper County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
Where can I connect with other Kemper County, MS Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Kemper County, MS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Kemper 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.