In April 1870 Old Tishomingo County was split into three counties Alcorn, Prentiss and Tishomingo. Alcorn County received several townships from Old Tippah County. Alcorn County Mississippi was named after James Lusk Alcorn who was elected Governor of Mississippi and took office in March of 1870.
This website was created by Bobbie Brewer Wilson who passed away in March 2010.
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Alcorn County Data
- Alcorn County Surnames
- Alcorn County Look ups
- Alcorn County Civil War
- Alcorn County Obituaries
- Alcorn County Cemeteries
- Applications for United States Citizenship
- McPeters Funeral Home Index
- Coleman's Funeral Home Index
- Magnolia Funeral Home Index
- Jail Doc. 1920's
- Alcorn County Prisoners 1888-1892
- Business Licenses/Permits Index
- Corinth City Directory 1875-76
- Alcorn County Newspaper Clippings
- Alcorn County Tax Lists 1898 - 1916
- Old Tishomingo and Alcorn County Will Book,1854-1921
- Chattel Deeds Index 1876-1880
- Educable School Children 1871-1873
- Sam Sharp and Son Grocery Ledger of 1907
- Teacher and Transportation Warrants 1917-18
- 1882 Sheriff's Account Book Jury List
- History of Alcorn County Post offices
- Alcorn County Almshouse (Poorhouse or County Home,compiled from 1900 census)
- Alcorn, Tishomingo and Prentiss County Map -235kb.T/R/S.
- Abstracts & Judgements
- Some Pioneer Names
- Alcorn County Databoards - share your data with others, free and fully automated!
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This page was last updated: 29 December 2012