Franklin County, MS

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"What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal." ----Albert Pike


"The South--where roots, place, family, and tradition are the essence of identity."

--Social historian Carl N. Degler


What's New?

Be sure to check out The USGenWeb Archives

Penny Postcard Project for Mississippi!



Please Report Any Broken Links


Other AHGP Sites




New Data!

Bible Records


Cain Book Index


Court Records




Deed Index Images

Thanks to Barbara Celotto & Tony Miller for their many contributions to this project!

Excerpts from the Education Records of the WPA Project

Family Histories

no GEDCOMS please!


First Families

in the County

(Before 1820)

Franklin County Tales & Legends

Franklin Family

Web Sites


Franklin County Museum

A Short History of

McCall Creek - East Franklin School

Helpful County Information & Resources

Homochitto Forest History


Old letters from the Past!

Contributions welcome!


Franklin County Masonic History

National Register of Historic Places in Franklin County



Thanks to Barbara Celotto for her many contributions to this project!


Photos of Historic Places


Pre-Statehood Records

1792 Spanish Census

1810 Franklin Census

1811 Voter's list

1812 Tax List

Recipes from Days Gone By

Hog Killing Day

Sugar Cane, Sorghum and Other Sopping Syrups

Sawmills and Logging

Patches - The Horse With Attitude

Franklin County Search Engines

Search carefully!

 Watch spelling!

Submit a Query

View Queries

Social Security Death Index for Franklin County


Tidbits Tributes WildWood Springs Wills


Franklin County Census Project

1860 full- name index is here!

1930 Partial too!

Franklin County School Days Project

Updated and Redesigned with new content!

Franklin County Tombstone Project

We need your contributions for this area!  

Any photos of cemeteries or grave markers of cemetery transcriptions welcome!

Franklin County World War I Draft Registrants

are located on the excellent USGenWeb Mississippi Archives Index of WWI Registrants site. Just click the Franklin County link. When you are through, just  close the window and you will return here!


Franklin County Civil War Project

We need photos, letters, rosters, histories, etc.

GrandPa Charlie Lehmann's Wartime Tales

The Seventh Mississippi Infantry by William Hadskey

Franklin County Marriage Project

If you find an error, please let me know and I will correct it!  This transcription is a transcription of a previous transcription and has some errors!

Franklin County Photo Collections Project

Add your Collection today!

Franklin County Land Patent Records

Franklin Family Group Sheet Project

View Submitted sheets

Other Helpful Franklin Links

The Political Graveyard Franklin County page contains several valuable links pertaining to Franklin County as well as links to biographies of politicians who were either born in, or were residents of Franklin County. 


The Official Land Patent Records Site is an excellent resource from the US Department of Interior - Bureau of Land Management. Image access is

provided to more than two million Federal land title records for Eastern Public Land States, issued between 1820 and 1908, including all the land patents of Franklin County.

Looking for a location in Franklin County? If so try the USGS GNIS database. Contains information on cemeteries, creeks, post offices and much more!


When you are through, just  close the window and you will return here!



I do not do genealogical research other than my own. I have placed as much information online as possible and I am always looking for new information to add.


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