Assorted Groups (Anthology, Cultural, Ethnic, & Religious):
Jews in Mississippi - History Now (Online publication, Mississippi Historical Society).
Mississippi Indian Tribes - (Access Genealogy).
Note: These items are presented as part of the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that the WebMaster, in any way, endorses any stereotypes which may be implied by the linked web sites.
Census & related Lists of various kinds:
1840 Census - Pensioners Revolutionary or Military Service
Extinct Mississippi Counties:: (not linked unless noted, ):
(If you know of more to be added, please contact us.)
Organized as a Georgia County in 1785 out of disputed Yazoo lands in present day|
Mississippi; dissolved in 1788.
Active 1872-1878; later reformed as Pearl River County, Mississippi.
Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
Please click here - (Counties we have listed), (To list a local society, please contact us.)
Ghost Towns of Mississippi - Part of the American History and Genealogy Project, "Ghost Towns".
National Parks, Playgrounds, Recreational Areas etc.:
Vicksburg National Military Park - The park commemorates the campaign, siege, and defense of
Vicksburg. Surrender on July 4, 1863, coupled with the fall of Port Hudson, LA, split the South,
giving control of the Mississippi River to the North.
State of Mississippi - 1895 US Atlas
State Capital City: Jackson (Capital since 1821 - located in Hinds County)
The State name: The state of Mississippi is named after the Mississippi River. Though the river was called by many different names, the name Mississippi given to it by the Indians was the name that was used on Robert Cavelier Sieur de La Salle's map of the area in 1695. Mississippi means "large river" to the Chippewa Indians.
U.S.A. - General Information links page
U.S.A. - Possessions & Territories
Vital Records Information - (Mississippi)
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