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When was Monroe County, MS Created?
Monroe County was established on February 9, 1821 from Un-Organized Land (Chickasaw Cession of 1816). Currently the county was named in honor of James Monroe, fifth U.S. President .
What counties are adjacent to Monroe County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Lowndes County (south), Clay County (southwest), Chickasaw County (west), Lee County (northwest), Itawamba County (north) and Lamar County, Alabama (east).
What cities and towns are in Monroe County, MS?
Cities and towns located in the County include Aberdeen, Amory, Hatley, Nettleton , Smithville, Caledonia, Gattman.
Where can find Monroe County, MS Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Monroe 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.
Monroe 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 Monroe 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 Monroe County, MS census records are available?
Monroe County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Monroe Co. Slave Schedules is available for 1850 & 1860. Monroe Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Monroe Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Monroe 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 Monroe County Courthouse?
The below specifics denotes whatever birth, death, marriage, property, probate, and legal records are typically in Monroe County. The dates suggested listed below are the first widely known documents with this county.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Monroe County, MS?
A list of Monroe County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
Where can I connect with other Monroe County, MS Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Monroe County, MS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Monroe 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.