Tishomingo County, Mississippi
Out of the Chickasaw Land, Tishomingo County was formed and ceded to the United States on February 9, 1836. It's name taken from the last full-blooded war chief and Chickasaw Chief John Holmes Tishomingo, who died on the famous "Trails of Tears" and is buried in Little Rock, Arkansas. The county seat of Tishomingo, Iuka, is named after his son. In the 1870's, Tishomingo County was divided into three counties forming Alcorn, Prentiss, & Tishomingo.
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We'll be doing the best we can to create a website that you will find helpful, useful and meaningful as you trace the trails of your ancestors through this county until a permanent host can be found. We are sorry that we can't do any individual research for you, but if your ancestor left a footprint in this county we'll do everything possible to add information to this site that will help you find them
Being a brand new website we are in need of
Mississippi County Hosts.
Its challenging, very rewarding, and its a great group to work with
Please check our Volunteer Information Page
If interested please contact Nancy
If you can't be a County Host that's okay, you can still be a great deal of help. We need volunteers who will ferret out County History of any kind. People who will find interesting documents to transcribe and email to us. We are looking for information such as Biographies, Deaths, Births and Marriages and Obituaries and any "raw data" that folks can use to build their family trees.
We regret that we are unable to perform personal research for
All data we come across will be added to this site. We thank you for visiting and hope you'll come back again to view the updates we make to this site.
09 Jan 2014: Added Sloan Biography
23 Aug 2013: Added 1883 Pension List
12 Jun 2013: Added Old Danville Cemetery
08 Apr 2013: Added 1890 Vet Census for ED 116
08 Apr 2013: Added 1890 Vet Census for ED 113
10 May 2012: Added 1890 Vet Census by different transcriber
06 May 2012: Added List Of Submitted Marriages
12 Apr 2012: Added Young Obit
21 Mar 2010: Added 2 Probate Records
15 Nov 2009: Updated Cemetery Index
18 Jul 2009 Moore Cemetery (Historical) added
Jan 2009: GABLE, Gov. STONE, HENDERSON, Judge HILL, Col. TYSON bios, World War 2 Casualties; Death Notice for SOUTHWALD; 1890 Veteran's Census, List of Cemeteries
Cities & Towns of Tishomingo County
|Alcorn County, MS||Itawamba County, MS||Prentiss County, MS|
|Colbert County, AL||Franklin County, AL||Lauderdale County. AL|
|Hardin County, TN|
Addresses & Off-Site Links
Tishomingo County Archives & History Museum, Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society - PO Box 273, 203 East Quitman Street, Iuka, MS 38852, Phone: (662) 423-3500
Tishomingo County Chancery Clerk, 1008 Battleground Drive, Iuka, MS 38852, Phone: (662) 423-7010, Fax: (662) 423-7005
Tishomingo County Circuit Clerk, 1008 Battleground Drive, Iuka, MS 38852, Phone: (662) 423-7026, Fax: (662) 423-7005
Iuka Public Library, 204 North Main Street, Iuka, MS 38852, Phone: (662) 423-6300
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