Jones County, Mississippi
Birth, Death, Marriage & Other Records

Ordering Information

Birth Records    
Dates Location Ordering Information
1912 (Nov) - Current Vital Records Cost $15.00. To obtain birth records you must have a "legitimate and tangible interest" and be a "spouse, parent, grandparent, sibling, child, grandchild." "Birth records are available for genealogy purposes for births events occuring over 100 years ago."
     
     
Death Records    
Dates Location Ordering Information
1912 (Nov) - 1943 MDAH MS residents can request via e-mail (Cost $2.25). Out of state requests must be made in writing (Cost $15.00).
     
1912 (Nov) - Current Vital Records Cost $15.00. "Death records are available for genealogy purposes for death events occuring over 50 years ago." To obtain death records after 1964 you must be a "spouse, parent, grandparent, sibling, child, grandchild."
     
1935-1943 Jones Co. MSGenWeb Partial index of Jones County deaths. More is being added every month!
     
1942-1943 E-mail Diane Payne
Jones Co. MSGenWeb
Free lookups in the 1942-1943 MS Death Index microfilm. Please only 2 names per request. The index gives the name, county of death, month of death & death certificate #.
     
     
Marriage Records    
Dates Location Ordering Information
Ellisville
1882-current (white) 1888-current (black)
Ellisville Circuit
Clerk
Send $5.00 to Circuit Clerk - 1st District, 101 N. Court Street - Suite B, Ellisville, MS 39437.
     
Ellisville
1903-1924 (Black)
Jones Co. MSGenWeb Jones County, MS Marriage Index is available online.
     
Laurel
Early 1900's-current
Laurel Circuit
Clerk
Send $5.00 to Circuit Clerk - 2nd District, P. O. Box 1336, Laurel, MS 39441.
     
Laurel
1917-1920 (White)
Jones Co. MSGenWeb Jones County, MS Marriage Index is available online.
     
     
Will & Probate Records    
Dates Location Ordering Information
Ellisville & Laurel
1860-1944
Jones Co. MSGenWeb A partial Jones Co. MS Index is available online.
     
Ellisville
1800's-current
Ellisville Chancery
Court
Send $5.00 to Chancery Court - 1st District, 101 N. Court Street - Suite D, Ellisville, MS 39437.
     
Laurel
Early 1900's-current
Laurel Chancery
Court
Send $5.00 to Chancery Court - 2nd District, P. O. Box 1336, Laurel, MS 39441.

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