CD: Early Mississippi Records

CD: Early Mississippi Records

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CD: Early Mississippi Records - Betty Couch Wiltshire. This CD-ROM includes four volumes on Attala, Carroll, Holmes, and Yazoo Counties. *Attala County, Mississippi, Pioneers (1991)-Attala County was established in 1834. Due to a courthouse fire, most of the early county records were destroyed. Information was taken from tax rolls and newspapers, U.S. Census records, probate and deed records, the Descriptive Register, county records, cemetery records, state military records and death certificates. All of the families included in this volume had members living in Attala County in 1860 or earlier.*Carroll County, Mississippi, Pioneers (1990)-Carroll County was established in 1833. Information about the inhabitants of Carroll County through 1850 was abstracted from land patents and probate records, tax rolls and the 1850 U.S. Census record. Information on the Mexican War was collected from local newspapers and service records. Family genealogies came from county records, state military records, census records, newspapers, death certificates and more. This book also contains a section of abstracts of all wills and divorces from 1833-1875.*Holmes County, Mississippi, Pioneers (1993)-Holmes County, named for David Holmes, governor of the Mississippi Territory and the State of Mississippi, was established in 1833 from part of Yazoo County. A courthouse fire in 1884 destroyed many of the records, but the deeds were housed in a separate building and Will Book I was rescued. Information was compiled from Census records, county records, newspapers, cemetery records, state military records and death certificates.*Yazoo County, Mississippi, Pioneers (1992)-Yazoo County, named for the Yazoo River, was formed in 1823 and remains the largest in area in the state. Information for this book covers the period from 1823-1850 and includes U.S. Census records, cemetery records, Yazoo County histories as well as personal histories. (1990-1993), 2003, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, v5, PC and Mac, 1028 pp. 101-CD2325 ISBN: 0788423258