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History of Rankin County Mississippi.

History of Rankin County Mississippi.

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Published by Rankin County Historical Society in Brandon, Miss .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rankin County (Miss.)
    • Subjects:
    • Rankin County (Miss.) -- History.,
    • Rankin County (Miss.) -- Genealogy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and indexes.

      ContributionsRankin County Historical Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF347.R3 H57 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1-2 > :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2074713M
      LC Control Number88106149

      Rankin County is located East of the Pearl River, almost directly in the middle of the state of Mississippi. Rankin is bordered by Madison County to the North, Scott County to the East, Smith County to the Southeast, Simpson County to the South, and Hinds Count to the West. The Rankin Hinds Flood and Drainage Control District was created in response to these issues. In the s, after much local effort to obtain assistance from the federal government, the District and the Corps of Engineers engaged in the planning and construction of roughly eleven miles of levees on the Rankin County side and two miles on the.

      GIS. Rankin County has incorporated the use of a GIS into its county plan since The GIS Department maps the geographical features of Rankin County and is able to produce either digital or paper maps to be distributed to county and city entities as well as the general public. Rankin County History Rankin County, MS Museum. Rankin County Historical Society. The following photographs were taken by Kenneth Rhodes on the grounds of the Rankin County Museum. The Rankin Count Museum is located on the small hill behind the Rankin Library in Brandon, MS. Rankin County Museum Sign.

      Monterey is an unincorporated community in Rankin County, Mississippi, United States. History. The settlement was named after a battle fought at Monterrey, Mexico, by soldiers returning from the Mexican–American War. Monterey had a post office from to The population in was County: Rankin. Library Directory for Rankin County, Mississippi (Source: theslopelounge.com - A directory of libraries throughout the world) PERiodical Source Index Search Rankin County, Mississippi (Source: Find My Past) Rankin County Genealogy and Local History Mississippi State University, University Libraries ; USGenWeb Archives (Source: USGenWeb).


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A History of Rankin County, Mississippi [ Rankin] on theslopelounge.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying theslopelounge.com: Rankin. The Rankin County Historical Society has published the following books and they are available for purchase by mail or you may pick up copies in the Genealogy Room at the Brandon Library.

To order by mail, send your request with a personal check to RCHS, P.O. BoxBrandon, MS If ordering by mail, add $ postage per book. Rankin County, Mississippi: Iincluding its History, the Armstrong Site, the LeFleur's Bluff State Park, and More [Dave Knight] on theslopelounge.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Discover Rankin County, Mississippi like you have never seen it before. Whether you are a first time traveler or avid visitor of this region of the world. A History of Rankin County Mississippi. Volume 1 gives a chronological accounty of Rankin County's past from the Indian period to the Civil War.

Volume 2 address the Civil War, the period of Reconstruction and then looks towards the turn of the century in and beyondfrom inside book jacket. The Susie Blue Book. By Sara Richardson The Rankin County Historical Society has in its library a book we call “The Susie Blue Book”.

Its cover is blue, but it is not named for its cover, of course, but for Susie Blue Buchanan. It contains notes that she took and records that she kept of events that occurred in Rankin County throughout the years.

Rankin County History Rankin County was erected February 4,from all that portion of Hinds County lying east of the Pearl River, and was named in honor of Christopher Rankin, congressman.

Rankin County was formed on February 4,from the portion of Hinds County lying east of the Pearl River, and was named in honor of Christopher Rankin, congressman from Mississippi. Rankin county forms a large triangular area of land near the center of the state.

One of the oldest houses in the southeastern part of the county was the Bill Stapleton house, built in The entire west end was said to be built by slave labor, with a porch 10 feet wide extending the entire length of the house, a hall 12 feet wide, and two rooms each containing two fireplaces.

Culminating nearly three years work, Rankin County, Mississippi, Cemetery Records, – was published in A tremendous amount of work went into the project. First, all cemeteries in the county had to be tracked down and each and every gravestone inscription recorded.

The official website of Rankin County, Mississippi. The Rankin County Board of Supervisors encourages all citizens of Rankin County to participate in the taking of the Decennial Census which will be conducted by the federal government between early January and approximately the end of May These books can be found at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History as well as many other genealogy repositories and libraries across the state.

AfterRankin County divorce proceedings were filed in the Rankin County Chancery Clerk's office. Books. The Rankin County Historical Society has published books and they are available for purchase. Newsletters. The Rankin County Historical Society Newsletters may be viewed using Adobe Reader.

Searchlight (Back in the Day in Rankin County) These are Rankin County News columns originally published under the title Rankin County Historical Society Searchlight. The county is named in honor of Christopher Rankin, a Mississippi Congressman who served from to Rankin County is part of the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area.

ContentsNamed for: Christopher Rankin. Rankin County was formed on February 4, and was named in honor of Mississippi Congressman Christopher Rankin. InDaniel and Mary Fore deeded forty acres for the county seat in Brandon. A two-stroy frame courthouse was built in Books/Monographs/Book with Fiche Language: English Publication: Brandon, Mississippi: Rankin County Historical Society, c A History of Rankin County, Mississippi.

Authors: Rankin County Historical Society (Mississippi) (Added Author) Format: Books/Monographs/Book with Fiche. Origin of County name: Named for Chistopher Rankin, U.S.

Representative. Statistics from the: Mississippi Official and Statistical Register Mississippi Blue Book. Rankin County, Mississippi book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Discover Rankin County, Mississippi like you have never seen it.

Rankin County, Mississippi was created on February 4, from Hinds County. The county was named in honor of Christopher Rankin, U.S. Representative from Mississippi. Rankin County is bordered by Madison County (north), Scott County (east), Smith County (southeast), Simpson County (south) and Hinds County (west).

List of Mississippi Extinct Counties. Mississippi has counties that no longer exist because they were discontinued, renamed or merged with another county.

A lot of these counties were established and disbanded within the 19th century; county borders have changed very little since These are important for genealogy research purposes. Mississippi is covered under our "Southern" States mailing list. Founded in The county is named in honor of Christopher Rankin, a Mississippi congressman who served from to The county seat is Brandon Cities Brandon -- Flowood -- Jackson (mostly in Hinds County, small portion in Madison County) Pearl -- Richland Towns Florence -- Pelahatchie.

Oct 09,  · A History of Rankin County Mississippi, Volumes I and II, Rankin County Historical Society,A History of Mississippi, Volume I.

Local histories are available for Rankin County. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Mississippi Local Histories.

A History of Rankin County, Mississippi v. 1.Rankin County, Mississippi. Start Content Rankin County Homepage. These include documents traditionally recorded in Deeds Books and Plat Cabinets, such as Deeds, Deed of Trust, Authorities to Cancel, Plats, Name Change Orders, and many other documents.

The Land Records Division also dockets and indexes judgments and files certain Uniform.