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Lauderdale County Mississippi
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    State Shell:Oyster Shell
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    Welcome to Laudderdale County MSGenWeb. Lauderdale County was formed in 1833 out of lands of the Choctaw Cession of 1833. Land records are available from 1837. Probate records are available from 1849. Marriage records date back as early as 1839 although most are post-1870. Court records are available as early as 1856. Its county seat is Meridian.

    Your submissions are welcome. If you have access to an old family Bible which you would transcribe, old deeds that you would transcribe or abstract, old diaries and letters that you would transcribe or scan, old family photographs that you would scan and submit, or other records, we'd love for you to become a contributor to Lauderdale County MSGenWeb. If you have items or information to contribute, contact Gayle Triller I am the temporary CC for this site.

    "Personal Home Pages/Sites".
    1. Don Wright  Don`s Home page
    2. Dana's   Dana's clearing house :)
    3. Lauderdale County MSGHN   CC: Bill White
    4. Ascension Island    Site C: Don Wright
    5. Jeanette Howell   JEANETTE'S GENEALOGY
    6. Lauderdale County Genealogy Web page     (off site pages)            
    7. The Constantine Rea Historical Society     (off site pages)            
    8. Soon              

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    Our Neighboring counties

    Please Also Visit the MSGenWeb Project Archives for Lauderdale County.

    Surrounding Counties:
    Kemper Co.,   Neshoba Co.,   Newton Co.,    Jasper Co.,   Clarke Co.,   Sumter Co., AL; Choctaw Co., AL


    Effectively Tapping : by Barry J. Ewell

    Effectively Tapping in to Local, County, State Historical Societies and Libraries by Barry J. Ewell is an excellant presentation for genealogists
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    Effectively Tapping in to Local, County, State Historical Societies and Libraries by Barry J. Ewell is an excellant presentation for genealogists
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