Lafayette County Historical and Genealogical Society

 

Official site of the Lafayette County Historical and Genealogical Society

    The Lafayette County Historical and Genealogical Society was founded in 1967 as the Skipwith Historical and Genealogical Society. The Society is housed in the Lafayette County and Oxford Public Library in Oxford, Mississippi. The mailing address is P. O. Box 1382, Oxford, MS 38655.

    The Society is a non-profit organization, whose purpose is to seek, collect, preserve and disseminate information about Lafayette County, Mississippi and the families who have resided here.

    Dues are $12 per calendar year. Checks may be sent to the secretary, Frank Walker, P. O. Box 1382, Oxford, MS 38655. Members receive an informative newsletter every quarter. Online inquiries may be sent our president, Max Hipp at mhipp3489@gmail.com.


    The Society has suspended our usual every other month meetings during the Covid pandemic.  The Genealogy Room at the library is staffed most afternoons to support our members.  The meetings are usually held at the public library at 2:30 p. m. on the third Sunday of the month.