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Re: Counties formed from Treaty/ Dancing Rabbit Creek
Posted by: Dennis Boswell (ID *****6534) Date: March 22, 2003 at 09:08:29
In Reply to: Counties formed from Treaty/ Dancing Rabbit Creek by Carol Neal Staats of 701

Carol, from Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Mississippi, Goodspeed Publishing Company, Chicago, 1891, Volume 1, Part 1, pp 218-247, following are the counties formed from the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek (September, 1830) listed in chronological order of formation:

Loundes (1/30/1830)**
Holmes (2/19/1833)
Jasper (12/3/1833)
Noxubee (12/3/1833)
Attala (12/23/1833)
Carroll (12/23/1833)
Choctaw (12/23/1833)
Clarke (12/23/1833)
Kemper (12/23/1833)
Lauderdale (12/23/1833)
Neshoba (12/23/1833)
Scott (12/23/1833)
Smith (12/23/1833)
Tallahatchie (12/23/1833)
Winston (12/23/1833)
Oktibbeha (12/23/1833)
Leake (12/25/1833)
Bolivar (2/9/1836)
Coahoma (2/9//1836)
Newton (2/23/1836)
Sunflower (2/15/1844)
Grenada (5/9/1870)
LeFlore (3/15/1871)
Montgomery (5/31/1871)
Webster (4/6/1874)
Quitman (2/1/1877)

** As to why the formation of Loundes County precedes the date of the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek, see,

http://www.rootsweb.com/~mslownde/history.html

You might also want to search for your land record at the Bureau of Land Management site located at

http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/


I do hope this helps in some way in your search for the exact location of your land parcel



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