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Moss Point Obituary Records

In Mississippi, obituaries were published in newspapers after the end of the civil war. Previously, obituaries and death notices were usually extremely brief and The publishing of detailed obituaries by newspapers in United States began to become more customary following the end of the Civil War and were more likely to include common folk. Prior to that, most mentions regarding someone's death were usually quite brief unless they were about a prominent member of the community. Obituaries as well as death notices indicate the passing of an individual. However, the obituary also serves to provide information regarding the deceased, such as their names, spouses, siblings, children and other offspring's. In addition, the obituary will also detail where the deceased was buried and sometimes may even contain a complete biography of the deceased's life. Obituaries and Death Notices are sometimes the only record of someone's death. Death certificates, even if supposedly required, were often never issued in some parts during the 1890s to 1920s. In addition, they are sometimes the only source for the maiden name of a woman. For people who lived in Moss Point, you are advised to look into records from local newspapers. Many provide access to online reserves as well. It is also advised that you look into newspapers from all across Jackson county, as it is possible that the individual was known in other parts of Mississippi as well.

 
County of Jackson Resources & Statistics
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Population:
77,024

 
Under 18:
34,499

 
Over 65:
14,963

 
Employed:
63,531

 
Land in Square Miles:
726.90

 
Acres of Farms:
42,890

 
Births:
1,711

 
Deaths:
1,241

 
Infant Deaths:
16

 
 
Murder:
4

 
Forcible Rape:
17

 
Robbery:
16

 
Assault:
64

 
Total Violent Crime:
101

 
Burglary:
388

 
Larceny \ Theft:
959

 
Motor Vehicle Theft:
285

 
Total Property Crime:
1,632

 
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