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Holmes county is located in the Mississippi Delta region and is named in honor of David Holmes, the first governor
of the state of Mississippi. It was founded in 1833.
Its county seat is Lexington, though the largest city is Durant
Holmes County Online Data
|Recent Website Updates:
30 Aug 2018: Added Gresham, William F. Biography
30 Aug 2018: Added Gwin, Samuel Donnell Biography
30 Aug 2018: Added Gordon, William Scott Biography
21 Aug 2018: Added Gresham, William F. Biography
21 Aug 2018: Added Gwin, Samuel Donnell Biography
21 Aug 2018: Added Gordon, William Scott Biography
24 May 2018: Added Foster, Thomas Walter Biography
04 May 2018: Added Eskridge, William Scott Biography
25 Mar 2018: Added Ashley, William F. Biography
25 Mar 2018: Added Cole, William Qualls Biography
25 Mar 2018: Added Cook, Sam C. Biography
19 Feb 2017: Added Land, Thomas Biography
19 Feb 2017: Added Land, John Biography
19 Feb 2017: Added Taylor Biography
07 Jun 2015: Added Ebenezer Methodist Church Cemetery Transcription
07 Jun 2015: Added Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery Transcription
07 Jun 2015: Added Franklin Cemetery Transcription
03 Apr 2015: Added Beall Biography
07 Oct 2014: Added Crime News Story
28 Feb 2014: Added McGee Biography
13 Jan 2014: Added Lomax Biography
23 Aug 2013: Added 1883 Pension List
24 Sep 2012: Added Marriage Announcement for Summers-McAlfee
24 Sep 2012: Added Marriage Announcement for James-Kelly
24 Sep 2012: Added A D Land & J N Rape Biographies
23 May 2010: Added Murphy Obit
8 Apr 2010: Corrected 1860 Mortality Listing
10 Nov 2009: Added Cemetery Listing
Jan 2009: WW2 Casualties
1860 Mortality Schedule; Registration
of Military Commissions, 27th Reg, 1837-1839; DYSON death notice
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