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Welcome to the Missouri page,
the Show Me State
Missouri Digital Heritage site:
- Death certificates 1910-1961
- Judicial Records
- Naturalizations 1816-1955
- MO censuses go back as early as 1817
|How to Find Information about Missouri Ancestors|
Independent City: St. Louis Cityclick here.
Missouri Historical Society Library · State Historical Society of Missouri · Missouri State Archives · Mercantile Library · Mid-Continent Public Library · St. Louis County Library · Wilson Creek National Battlefield Park · National Archives Central Plains Region (Kansas City) · National Personnel Records Center (St. Louis) · Newberry Library University of Missouri Digital Library
Migration RoutesMississippi River · Missouri River · Butterfield Overland Mail · California Trail · Chicago-Kaskaskia Road · Buffalo Trace · Mississippi and Tennessee River Trail · Mormon Trail · Nashville-Saline River Trail · National Road (or Cumberland Road) · Oregon Trail · Santa Fe Trail · Atlantic and Pacific Railroad · Santa Fe Railway · Texas and Pacific Railway
The St. Louis Public Library has a searchable obituary index online, as well as a listing of more than 3,000 surnames of published family histories available in their collections. Issues of the Gateway Family Historian newsletter are available in PDF format for 2005-2011. The library also has an extensive collection of ships' passenger lists.
Researcher NetworkingFacebook and/or Skype.
Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:
- Missouri Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Missouri Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers; Home Admissions Applications (FamilySearch Historical Records)
Obtain additional help
- Call or chat with an experienced researcher
- Join a Facebook Group
- Consult a Professional Genealogist
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