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Lafayette County, Mississippi Locality Guide

A general, overview guide to researching in Lafayette County, Mississippi, offering a solid foundation as you start your local research.

Source Notes

This blank form is a "catch all" tool for capturing all the elements you need to document a source well.

Research Log

Use this form to document the searches you perform while you research.

Research Plan by Question

Easily create a checklist that allows you to list your research question and any places you should search to find the answer.

Research Plan by Record Type

This form is great for trips to a courthouse or library when you have many items to look up. You can list the record type you need to consult (marriages, deeds, probate records) and underneath the record type, list the names and dates you hope to find.

Heirloom Log

Use this form to detail your possessions and family heirlooms in preparation for future generations to know about the item and who you'd like to inherit it.