Calhoun Co
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Calhoun County

County History

Calhoun County was created on March 8, 1852 from La Fayette, Yalobusha and Chickasaw counties. It was named for John C. Calhoun, the U.S. Vice President and U.S. Senator from South Carolina. Its boundaries have not been changed since it was established in 1852. As of 2000, the population is 15,069. Its county seat is Pittsboro, and its court house and all records were destroyed by fire on December 22, 1922. Other towns include Big Creek, Bruce, Calhoun City, Derma, Slate Springs and Vardaman. Calhoun County is bordered by LaFayette County (north), Pontotoc County (northeast), Chickasaw County (east), Webster County (south), Grenada County (southwest) and Yalobusha County (west).


 

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Census Records

No Culpeppers were found in any Calhoun County censuses prior to or after 1880.

1880 US Census

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Page 603C, E.D. 16, Calhoun Co., MS
Wm. Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 30, Farmer, GA/SC/GA (#3715)
Elizabeth Culpepper, Wife, F, Md, Wh, 17, Keeping House, MS/---/GA

Military Records

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918

Source: National Archives and Records Administration. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18 (database online) Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2002. National Archives and Records Administration. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. M1509, 4,277 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration

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No Culpeppers found

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

Source: National Archives and Records Administration. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 (database online). Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. Original data: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 1938-1946 (Archival Database); World War II Army Enlistment Records; Records of the National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 64; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

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No Culpeppers found

Marriages

Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935

Source: Hunting For Bears, comp.. Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935 (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. Original data: Mississippi marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Many of these records were extracted from copies of the original records in microfilm, microfiche, or book format, located at the Family History Library.

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No Culpeppers found

Land Records

Mississippi Land Records

Source: United States, Bureau of Land Management. Mississippi Land Records (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 1997. Original data: United States, Bureau of Land Management. Mississippi Pre-1908 Patents: Homesteads, Cash Entry, Choctaw Indian Scrip and Chickasaw Cession Lands. General Land Office Automated Records Project, 1997

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No Culpeppers found

Deaths

Social Security Death Index

Source: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index (database on-line). Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2007. All records of deaths on or before 31 Dec 2007 in which the final benefit was paid or final residence was in this county.

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No Culpeppers found

Places

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Culpepper Street, Vardaman, Calhoun Co., MS

Last Revised: 29 Mar 2008

 
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