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Marshall County, Mississippi
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Marshall County, Mississippi Facts

When was Marshall County, MS Created?
Marshall County was established on February 9, 1836 from Monroe County.

What is the County Seat of Marshall County, MS?
The County Seat is located in Holly Springs additionally, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Marshall County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Fayette County , Tennessee, Benton CountyUnion CountyLafayette CountyTate CountyDe Soto County and Shelby County , Tennessee.

Marshall County, MS Vital Records

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

Marshall 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 Marshall 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.

Marshall County, MS Census Records

What Marshall County, MS census records are available?
Marshall County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Marshall County, MS Courthouse and Government Records

Marshall County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Marshall County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Marshall 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 Marshall 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.

Marshall County, MS Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Marshall Co. MS Books, Newspapers & Publications

Marshall Co. MS Cemetery & Church Records

Marshall Co. MS Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Marshall Co. MS General and History Websites

Marshall Co. MS Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Marshall Co. MS Military Records