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Neshoba County, Mississippi

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  • James Fincher Boydstun (1863 - 1957)
    Page 379 Bibliographic information: The descendants of Rev. Thomas Hooker, Hartford, Connecticut, 1586-1908 : being an account of what is known of Rev. Thomas Hooker's family in England : and m...
  • Ann Smallwood / Hochla (Moore) McClendon (deceased)
    This person was native and has no records other than being taxed in a group, on being FPOC or free people of color. The atDna has been chromosome mapped by distant cousins. The trek into the Carolina's...
  • Dr. James Addison Abney, (CSA) (1846 - 1947)
    James Addison Abney, physician and legislator, was born November 6, 1846, in Neshoba County, Mississippi. He was the oldest of twelve children of Paul and Margaret Abney. The family moved from St. Hele...
  • Paris Hickman (1774 - 1838)
    From PARIS HICKMAN, son of William and Mary McPherson Hickman, was born about 1774 in Sumter Dist., S. C., and died at Neshoba Co., Mississippi, 21 May 1838. He executed a Will in Neshoba, Co. on 12 ...

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Official Website

Neshoba was founded in 1833 and was named after a Choctaw chief, whose name in the Choctaw language meant "wolf".

Descendants of the Choctaw who remained in the state after the Indian Removal in the 1830s continue to identify as Choctaw. They live in relatively distinct communities and reorganized in the 1930s, gaining federal recognition as the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. In the 1970s, eighty percent of their people continued to speak Choctaw.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Communities

  • Bogue Chitto (part)
  • Burnside
  • Choctaw
  • Good Hope
  • Neshoba
  • Pearl River
  • Philadelphia (County Seat)
  • Sandtown
  • Stallo
  • Tucker
  • Union (part)




Mississippi Markers - Neshoba County

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places