Grenada County, Mississippi

Books!

History of Grenada County
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Written by Barbara Anderson Daigre. Published in 1985. (Available at Elizabeth Jones Public Library).
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History of Grenada County written by J, C. Hathorn, privately published in 1970. This is an excellent book on the early history of Grenada County and it's residents and is available in PDF format for each chapter. This book is also availalbe on Google books. Although limited in the chapters available, is in searchable format.
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Home Again, by Arnold Dyre, available at Amazon. Is a sequel to his story Home is Where the Heart Is and is about growing up in the rural South and the community of Gore Springs.
Indians and Pioneers of Old Eliot, A Grenada County, Mississippi Community
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Written by Henry Watterson Heggie, published in 1989, Tullahoma Press, Grenada.
The Barbee/Lake Family Murders
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Written by Gregory Boyd.
Family Maps of Grenada, Mississippi, Deluxe Edition
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The Family Maps series of Land Patent Books are published county by county, state by state, for original settlers whose purchases are indexed in the U.S. Bureau of Land Management database. For the first time, you can locate your ancestor's federal land purchase by simply finding them in a surname index, then an all-name index, which directs you to a map of first-land-owners. And now you can learn who your ancestors' neighbors were! The Family Maps books are a helpful visual reference tool that make your federal lands research easier than ever.
A Charge to Keep, a History of the First Methodist Church, Grenada, Mississippi
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Written by Frances Boushe West. West tells the story of the early Methodists of Grenada County beginning in 1820 along with some early church rolls. This book also contains an early history of Grenada College. (Available at Elizabeth Jones Public Library)
Books of Mississippi Available at Elizabeth Jones Public Library
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Compendium of The Confederate Armies / Mississippi by Stewart Sifakis ISBN 0-8160-2292
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Military History of Mississippi (1803-1898) Dunbar Rowland & H. Grady Howell
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Cemeteries of Grenada County, Mississippi and Surrounding Areas by Frances G. Martin, C.G.R.S. (1987)

Grenada County Coordinator: Sandy Ward