A special thanks to Tommy
and the Tippah County Historical and Genealogical Society for allowing
us to publish this transcribed version of the 1870Tippah
County Federal Census, and to W. Fred Cox for getting them ready to go
online. As with any transcribed record if you question the
please verify the information with the original documents. If the
error is documented wrong by the transcriber please
me and I will gladly correct it in this transcription.
is listed as follows; first name or intials, last name, age, sex,
value of real estate, value of personal property, state of birth, and
number if they are living with another family or location.
records were divided into East and West Tippah County and include the
boundaries of the County before reconstruction. Ripley post
took the numeration for East Tippah, and covered the areas similar to
current county boundaries. The numeration for West Tippah were
at Salem, with similar boundaries to what is now Benton County.
Ripley and Salem includes some of what is now Union County.
you are researching has a number listed to the right side of their
check the household index to find out where they were living at the
the census was taken.
indexes were created after the census was transcribed and put into
order to link people living in households other than their own.
Ripley Post Office - Old East
Salem Post Office - Old West
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