Mississippi Family History Societies (Q-Z)

This section lists associations from Smith to Vicksburg giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County Societies

Smith County, Mississippi Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1998.  Some downloads regarding cemeteries are available, but you have to sign up in order to receive access to these files.

Many publications are available for sale, which include:

  • Federal Census Records
  • Death Certificate Index 1912-1943 (Whites Only)
  • Death Notices and Obituaries from The Smith Co. Reformer Newspaper 1902-1948
  • Marriages 1912-1951(Whites Only)
  • Obituaries from The Taylorsville Signal Newspaper 1915-1967
  • Smith Co. and its Families 1833-2003
  • Smith Co. Cemeteries
  • Smith Co. History

A list of surnames currently being researched by Members is also available.

Website:
http://smithcountygenealogy.org

Sunflower County, Mississippi Historical Society

A number of databases are on the site, which include Court Records - Chancery Court, Circuit Clerk and Miscellaneous Records, a List of Cemeteries and a List of Newspapers.  They also have a number of links to sites you may find of use. 

A list of Surnames currently being researched by Members is also available, along with a list of towns in Sunflower County.

Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mssunflo/historic.htm

Tishomingo County, Mississippi Historical and Genealogical Society

The association houses its archives at the John Marshall Stone Research Library.  These include:

  • Drawings
  • Government Documents
  • Maps
  • Oral Histories
  • Periodicals
  • Personal Papers
  • Photographs

Numerous databases are on the site, which include Educable School Children 1892, 1906, 1935 and 1941 and Cutshall Funeral Home Books 1929-1938 and 1974-1990. 

A number of publications are also available for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1900 Tishomingo Co. Census
  • Agricultural High School : A History
  • Back Issues of Chronicles and Epitaphs from the old Tishomingo County Courthouse
  • Battle of Iuka
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Cutshall Funeral Home Books
  • Educable School Children
  • Obituaries transcribed from Local Newspapers 1845-1999
  • Tishomingo Co. History and Families
Website:
http://www.tishomingohistory.com/

Vicksburg Genealogical Society

This society is also listed under Louisiana.