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When was Prentiss County, MS Created?
Prentiss County was established on April 15, 1870 from Itawamba County and Tishomingo County. Currently the county was named in honor of Seargent Smith Prentiss, U.S. Representative from Mississippi .
What is the County Seat of Prentiss County, MS?
The County Seat is located in Booneville additionally, the county government website is unknown
What counties are adjacent to Prentiss County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Alcorn County (north), Tishomingo County (east), Itawamba County (southeast), Lee County (southwest), Union County (west) and Tippah County (nothwest).
What cities and towns are in Prentiss County, MS?
Cities and towns located in the County include Baldwyn, Booneville, Jumpertown, Marietta.
Where can find Prentiss County, MS Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Prentiss 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.
Prentiss 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 Prentiss 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 Prentiss County, MS census records are available?
Prentiss County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Prentiss Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Prentiss Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1870 and 1880. Prentiss 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 Prentiss County Courthouse?
The below specifics denotes whatever birth, death, marriage, property, probate, and legal records are typically in Prentiss 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 Prentiss County, MS?
A list of Prentiss County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
Where can I connect with other Prentiss County, MS Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Prentiss County, MS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Prentiss 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.