The Mississippi Department of Archives and History maintains the following list as a service to patrons. To have your name added, email MDAH. The department does not recommend specific researchers or assume responsibility for their work. All inquiries regarding services and fees should be directed to the researcher.
Billie S. Fogarty
Specializing in Native American Research.
Thomas J. Fehn
Will conduct research within a 50 mile radius of Copiah County.
Specializing in Claiborne County/Port Gibson history; genealogy of Samuel Gibson and descendants; genealogy of Granbery, Wharton, and Hastings families.
Specializing in Mississippi African American family history, Mississippi civil rights documentation
Specializing in Southern Mississippi research and locating living relatives
All counties in Mississippi searched, family trees, DNA analysis and custom projects; Native American heritage determination, locate services, onsite federal record research, land records, military records, will/probate and more.
Specializing in St. Louis-area research and free black families, Mobile County, Alabama
James W. Petty
Specializing in Professional Genealogy Research Services.
Specializing in Mississippi and Tennessee research
Clarise B. Soper
Specializing in Mississippi and Alabama genealogical and historical research; will travel to county localities.
Specializing in genealogy, courthouse, and photography research
William Ashley Vaughan
Specializing in Mississippi genealogical, historical, and legal research
George R. & Patricia J. Weeks
Specializing in Mississippi Research, National & State Society Applications (DAR, First Families, etc.)