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BOOKS FOR SALE
This is a list of books that Richard Roman has written on Perry County and the dates published.
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"McDonalds of Perry County 1820-1990" lists over 1500 descendents of the first four McDonalds;
"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;
"Educable Children of Perry County 1850-1900",contains all surviving school lists of Perry;
"Perry County Cavalry"contains the two cavalry units raised in Perry County during the Civil War;
"Early Churches of Perry County 1820-1920";
"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;
"Early Wars Soldiers of Greene and Perry Counties" contains Revolutionary War 1776-83, War of 1812 1812-15,and Creek Indian War 1813-14;
"Perry County Graves 1820-1943" contains over 2300 graves both marked and unmarked;
"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
- Military History of Perry County, Mississippi-American Revolution to World War II, Compiled by Robert J. McSwain, Jr., 237 pages, copyright 2014.
- Perry County, Mississippi, has always had a rich and steep tradition of men volunteering and participating in various conflicts and wars. This book contains the names of those men who served in the military from the American Revolution to World War II. Also included are the men from Forrest County, Mississippi who served in the military from the American Revolution to the Spanish-American War. Every effort has been made to list everyone that served during time of War. The price of a book with Mississippi sales tax is $ 26.75. Please add $5 for shipping.
- This book can be purchased from:
- Pioneer Publishing Company
- P. O. Box 408
- Carrollton, MS. 38917
- Phone: (662) 237-6010
- Strickland Books:
- Ben and Jean Strickland left a valuable legacy to researchers in south Mississippi. It is my understanding that a list of published works, prices, and ordering information can be obtained by contacting:
- Jody Strickland
- 935 Little River 17
- Ashdown,Arkansas 71822
- Phone: (870) 898-3235
- Friends of Myers Cemetery
- The Myers family emigrated with a wagon train of Methodist German, Swiss, and English families from Orangeburg District, South Carolina, in the 1820s. They stopped in Perry County but some moved on in 1847 to Eight Mile in what is now Chickasabogue Park in Mobile County. Others followed them in the 1850s. Read about the efforts to save the historic Alabama Cemetery.
CEMETERY TRANSCRIPTIONS - OTHER SITES
CONTACT OTHER RESEARCHERS
- Perry County Chancery Court: Land records, divorce, adoptions, wills
- Perry County Chancery Clerk
- P. O. Box 198
- New Augusta, Mississippi 39462
- Telephone: 964-8398, Fax: 964-8265
- Perry County Circuit Court:
- Marriages, criminal records, civil records
- Perry County Circuit Clerk
- P.O. Box 198
- New Augusta, MS 39462-0198
- Telephone: (601) 964-8398