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map of Mississippi showing Monroe County

Monroe County was organized in 1821 from the Chickasaw Session of 1816. Its county seat is Aberdeen. Marriage and land records date back to 1821. Probate and court records date back to 1825.

General Genealogical Information

  • A biographical Sketch of Thomas Benton Coopwood, Jr., MD

  • Voices From the Prairie, Chapters 1-5, by Thomas Locke Mayfield. Contact Tom at janiecmayfield@aol.com to purchase your black and white or full color copy.. THE B/W COPY SELLS FOR $30.00 PLUS $3.00 POSTAGE. THE COLOR EDITION SELLS FOR $65.00 POSTAGE INCLUDED

    Social Security Death Index
    Reference Shelf
    Cyndi's List
    American Memory Project (Library of Congress)
    Documenting the American South
    National Archives
    NGS Genealogical Standards
    Societies of Interest

    Mississippi History & Genealogy Notes Blog
    USGenWeb Project
    Monroe County Resource Index at Rootsweb
    MapStats for Monroe County (from FedStats)
    Political Graveyard for Monroe County

    Surrounding (and nearby) Counties:

    Lowndes County, MS
    Clay County, MS
    Oktibbeha County, MS

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