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Chalybeate School ca. 1895
(photo provided by Lavera McCoy Stark)
New Additions for Tippah Research
On Shiloh's Battle Ground
A letter by Sallie Murry Falkner written about her visit to the new military park at Shiloh in 1897.
Where Was Colonel Falkner Shot?
Travel Back in time with Professor Jack D. Elliottk, Jr., as he examines 19th century land records to discover the truth about where the Old Colonel was shot.
History and Memories of Tippah County Communities
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Tippah County is located in the northeast corner of the state. It is bordered by Alcorn,
Benton, Union, and Prentiss Counties in Mississippi and Hardeman County, in Tennessee. Tippah County was established in February 9, 1836, and it is one of 10 counties created by the Chickasaw Cession. In 1870, the reconstructionist government divided the county. Parts that were once Tippah County now belong to Union, Prentiss, Benton, and Alcorn Counties. If you have information that you think would be beneficial to this page, please send it in. Let's make Tippah the most useful site on the Internet!
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The links below try to capture the history of the first 100 years of Tippah County's existence. The searchable data exist because we are fortunate to have wonderful volunteers dedicated to making Tippah County the most useful site of it's kind on the Internet.
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- 1837 Tax List of Property Owners in Tippah County
- 1840 and 1850 Census Records for Tippah County
- 1860 Census Records - Tippah County
- 1870 Census Records -Including all of old Tippah
- 1866 State Census - Tippah County
- 1900 Census Records - Tippah County
- 1910 Census Records - Tippah County
- African American Information
- Bible Records- please submit yours!
- Cemetery Records - Locations
- Cemetery Records - Locations African American Cemeteries
- Cemetery Map Created by MSGENWEB
- Cemetery Records - Gravestones
- Confederate Gravestone Located in Tippah County
- Church Records
- Death Notices
- Deeds - Book D
- Ladies of the Michigan Settlement
- Letters Left at the Ripley Post Office 1844
- Land Patents
- Map of Tippah County Showing the original boundaries
- Marriage Records 1836 - 1858 Reconstructed from personal records.
- Marriage Records 1858 - 1925
- Charles Terry Diary -1850's diary of life in Salem, MS
- James S. Terry Diary -1850's diary of life in Salem, MS and LaGrange, TN
- Francis Terry Leak Papers - Link to UNC Southern Historical Collection
- Poor House Records- 1870 Tippah County Poor House
- Samuel A. Agnew Diary a Civil War Journal
- Social Security Death Records - Search Engine
- Stubbs Cemetery -a forgotten ante-bellum cemetery
- Tippah County Connecting Families **Valuable resource!
- Tippah County Confederate Pages **Information on Tippah Soldiers!
- World War I Draft Registrants Contains lots of valuable info!
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- Surnames A-L
- Surnames M-Z
- QueriesView Archived Queries pre 1999
- Family Reunions and Historical Celebrations
- Photographs: Lost and Found
- Photos of Tippah County
- Tippah County Schools
- County Research Facilities
- Mid South Civil War Links
- Tippah County Family Pages
- Tippah County Heritage Museum
- 1907 Sentinel Issue
- Life in the early 1900's
- Old Map Collection of Tippah, Union and Pontotoc Counties
- Mississippi Vital Records Information
- Mississippi County Links - MSGENWEB
- The Chickasaw People
- The Chickasaw Nation
- MSGenWeb Archives
- Mississippi Genealogy and Notes Blog Spot!
- Mississippi Census Records at CensusFinder.com
- Mississippi Libraries Online
- Pioneer Publishing Company Lots of Mississippi books to purchase!
- Southeast Genealogy Online - Mississippi
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