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Humphreys County, Mississippi
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Humphreys County, Mississippi Facts

When was Humphreys County, MS Created?
Humphreys County was established on March 28, 1918 from Holmes CountyWashington CountySharkey CountyYazoo County and Sunflower County.

What is the County Seat of Humphreys County, MS?
The County Seat is located in Belzoni additionally, the county government website is unknown

What counties are adjacent to Humphreys County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Sunflower CountyLeflore CountyHolmes CountyYazoo CountySharkey County and Washington County.

Humphreys County, MS Vital Records

Where can find Humphreys County, MS Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Humphreys 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.

Certified marriages may also be obtained from the Circuit Clerk Court. Certified divorce decrees may also be obtained from the Chancery Clerk Court.

Humphreys 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 Humphreys County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Mississippi Birth CertificateMarriage CertificateDeath Certificate Application to mail.

Humphreys County, MS Census Records

What Humphreys County, MS census records are available?
Humphreys County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1790-189019001910192019301940.

Humphreys Co. Slave Schedules is available for 1850 & 1860. Humphreys Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Humphreys Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Humphreys Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You will discover free down loadable and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Humphreys County, MS Courthouse and Government Records

Humphreys County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Humphreys County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Humphreys County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Mississippi courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Mississippi residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Humphreys County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Mississippi Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Humphreys County, MS Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Humphreys County, MS?
A list of Humphreys County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.

Where can I connect with other Humphreys County, MS Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Humphreys County, MS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Humphreys 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.

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Humphreys Co. MS Cemetery & Church Records

Humphreys Co. MS Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Humphreys Co. MS General and History Websites

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Humphreys Co. MS Military Records