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Founded in 1870
Prentiss County is named for Seargent Smith Prentiss, a famous speaker and debater from Natchez, MS. (Seargent is his first name, not a military title)
Its county seat is Booneville

Baldwyn (partly in Lee County) -- Booneville

Jumpertown -- Marietta

Unincorporated places
New Site -- Thrasher -- Wheeler

15 Nov 2009: Added Cemetery Index

Online Data





Church Histories/Records

County Records

Court Records


Family Bibles

Extinct Towns






Wills/Legal Records 

Website Updates:
07 Oct 2014: Added Blankenship Biography
07 Jun 2014: Added Duncan Obituary
23 Aug 2013: Added 1883 Pension List
01 Apr 2013: Added 1890 Vet Census
14 May 2012: Added Lowery Obituary
Jan 2009: 1878 and 1879 marriages; World War 2 Casualties
Previous Updates:
HOYLE Obit; Extinct towns

Surrounding Counties
Alcorn County (north)
Tishomingo County (east)
Itawamba County (southeast)
Lee County (southwest)
Union County (west)
Tippah County (northwest)

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This page last updated on -- 7 Oct 2014

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