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Lowery Cemetery, Waynesboro

Contributed by Susan Burgess

Old Ramey Cemetery

Contributed by Baron Graham, Jr.

Mt. Zion Baptist Cemetery, (partial), on Buckatunna-Mt. Zion Road

Contributed by Ann Mott

Big Rock Methodist Cemetery

Contributed by Ann Mott

Mulberry Cemetery

Contributed by Ann Mott

Eret Baptist Church Cemetery

Contributed by Ann Mott


Census Records

1930 - Heads of households only

A big Thank You goes out to Ken Simpson for allowing us to link to his 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900 and 1930 census transcriptions and indexes above. See Ken's full census record webpage here.

1900 - 66% done, index only

1880 - Complete, index only

1870 - Complete, index only

1860 - Complete

1850 - Complete

Contributed by Larry Cooley

1840 - Complete

Contributed by Larry Cooley

1830 - Complete

Contributed by Larry Cooley

1820 - Complete

Contributed by Larry Cooley


Military Records

History of the 8th Mississippi Infantry Regiment by Baron Graham

World War I Draft Registrants from Wayne County

 The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System - Find your Mississippi ancestor at this site, and get information on how to obtain his service record or pension record..


Land Records

Deed - Wm. H. Martin/Joseph McCarthy

Contributed by Sue Skay Abruscato

Bureau of Land Management - Government Land Office Records - a searchable site with images of original land patent documents.


Mississippi Archives

All Wayne County data that is part of the Rootsweb or USGenWeb Project is linked from the page you're on now, but you can search other counties by following this link.


Family Histories and Family Websites - Wayne County Ties

If you have a website, please send me your link.  If you have a family history file that you would like to make available on this site, please email the file to me.

Kennedy-Huggins family research - see pages 11 and 28 for Wayne County connections

Baron Graham's family research, including an excellent history of the 8th Mississippi Infantry

Ken Simpson's Wayne County Research

Sam Lindsey's Lindsey Family History site

Southern Families, by Melba Allen

Whistling Dixie - Thames, Kelly/Kelley, Davis, and Shoemaker and allied lines genealogy with Wayne County roots, by Becky Thames-Simmons

JD's Genealogy Page - All the cemeteries noted above and lots more

The Thames/Tims Family Association - Thames/Tims/Timms, etc. researchers


 More Great Links

Mississippi Connections - Some Wayne County marriages

Southeastern Genealogy - see the Mississippi page here, a site devoted to African-American genealogy

Mississippi in the War of 1812, by Ginny English

The BMD Project - submitted Births, Marriages and Deaths

Waynesboro, Mississippi Memorial Library, with an online card catalog

Wayne County Genealogy Organization

Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Mississippi State Department of Health - Public Health Statistics - where and how to write for birth, marriage and death records



Everette Carr - State Coordinator

Bill White - Assistant State Coordinator

Everette Carr - Interim County Coordinator


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