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This is a list of books that Richard Roman has written on Perry County and the dates published.
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1990
"McDonalds of Perry County 1820-1990" lists over 1500 descendents of the first four McDonalds;

1994
"Post Offices of Perry County 1821 to 1994" lists the 74 post offices,
"Civil War Soldiers of Perry County(includes Forrest County")lists over 600 soldiers from Perry,with a second edition in 2003,
"McDonalds of Perry and Greene Counties 1820-1994;

1997
"Educable Children of Perry County 1850-1900",contains all surviving school lists of Perry;

2003
"Perry County Cavalry"contains the two cavalry units raised in Perry County during the Civil War;
"Early Churches of Perry County 1820-1920";

2007
"Beaumont School 1897-1983" which lists all graduates of Beaumont High School 1938-70,
"When They Came, Arrival of Early Pioneers of Perry County", lists the year of arrival in Perry of settlers from 1820-50;

2013
"Early Wars Soldiers of Greene and Perry Counties" contains Revolutionary War 1776-83, War of 1812 1812-15,and Creek Indian War 1813-14;

2014
"Perry County Graves 1820-1943" contains over 2300 graves both marked and unmarked;

2015
"Brief History of Hintonville School 1923-44",
"Union Soldiers from Perry County" lists 40 men from Perry County that joined the Union Army in New Orleans In 1864,
"Some Records of the First Settlers of Perry County in 1820" lists the 292 original settlers,using both the 1820 Federal Census and the 1820 State Tax Roll.

I should be ready to publish "Early Schools of Perry County 1820-1929" by Thanksgiving.
Also should be ready to publish "Pathways to the Past" containing over 115 articles that I published in The Advertiser News,Greene County Herald,Wayne County Times,and Richton Dispatch from 1996-2014 before Christmas

Books by Robert McSwain

BULLETIN BOARD

Submit your family reunions and other news items for posting in this space! E-mail details to Gene Phillips.

The December monthly meeting of the Perry County Historical and Genelogical Society is planned to be a potluck lunch. Time and place to be announced later.

PCHGS also has 2009 calendars for sale for $5. These have historical pictures from around Perry County. Email me for more information

NEIGHBORING COUNTIES

Jones County Wayne County Greene County Stone County Forrest County

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LIBRARIES AT UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI

  • Cook Memorial Library, University of Southern Mississippi: Microfilm collection on the second floor includes census records, civil war records, WPA county histories, old newspapers from all over the state, and many other useful materials. Microfilm readers require a copy card for copies, twenty cents per page.  Open late and on weekends when school is in session. Reduced hours during intersession and holidays.
  • McCain Graduate Library, University of Southern Mississippi:  Extensive collection of genealogy materials other than census records and microfilm are located in the Cleanth Brooks Reading Room on the third floor.  Open 9:00 to 5:00 Monday through Friday.
  •  A parking pass is required. Enter the campus from Hardy Street to get a visitor parking permit at the guardhouse, allow plenty of extra time to find a parking space, and expect a pleasant ten minute walk.

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