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Itawamba County, Mississippi, United States

1836 Tax List of the county shows 280 families living there. Itawamba and 9 other counties in Mississippi were carved from Chickasaw land by the Treaty of Pontotoc on 12 October 1832, the Chickasaws were given time to move and could decide for themselves when they would relocate to Indian Territory. Most of the Indians left between 1835 and 1839. Most of the early settlers in Itawamba County were from the hill regions of Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. These people were from places were slavery was practically non-existent. (From info online at

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