Smith County MS Genealogy

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Smith Records by Type

Birth Records (1)
Cemetery Records (163)
Census Records (34)
Court Records (1)
Death Records (6)
Histories and Genealogies (4)
Land Records (8)
Map Records (4)
Marriage Records (5)
Military Records (7)
Minority Records (1)
Miscellaneous Records (1)
Newspapers and Obituaries (7)
Probate Records (2)
School Records (12)
Tax Records (2)

Smith County Records by City/Town

Mize Genealogy (48)
Polkville Genealogy (21)

Raleigh Genealogy (72)
Taylorsville Genealogy (37)

Overview of Smith County Records

  • Smith County was created in 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
  • Birth records in 1912 to the present, marriage records for 1926 to the present, and death records for 1912 can be obtained from the Mississippi State Department of Health.
  • The Smith County Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records starting in 1912 and court records starting in 1893.
  • The Smith County Clerk Chancery Court has divorce records, probate records starting in 1892, land records starting in 1882 and military records starting in 1892.
  • Online indexes and images of some of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.