Holmes Co. Bureau of Land Management Records
These records were transcribed from the records of the Bureau of Land Management. Records transcribed and submitted by Marjorie Norris. Images of the original documents can be seen at the BLM site. When more than one grant was issued on a specified date, the number issued is listed in parentheses after the document number. You may also order nice certified copies of land patent records from BLM. These are copied onto very nice parchment paper suitable for framing. Holmes County Trivia - The first land grant in the area that is now Holmes County, MS was granted in April 1827 to William Herring for 79.01 acres.
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