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Guide to '''Bollinger County Missouri genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Bollinger County Missouri genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
<br> <br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records 1882-1892; Clerk <br>Circuit Court has court records and Registrar has marriage, <br>divorce and land records; Ciruit Judge has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bollinger County, Missouri. Page 397 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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County Clerk has birth and death records 1882-1892; Clerk <br>Circuit Court has court records and Registrar has marriage, <br>divorce and land records; Ciruit Judge has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bollinger County, Missouri. Page 397 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
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*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.
 
*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.
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*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Bollinger County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.
 
*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Bollinger County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.
  
 
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*'''1883-1892''' - Bollinger County Death Index 1883-1892. Batch {{IGI|B514833}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
 
*'''1883-1892''' - Bollinger County Death Index 1883-1892. Batch {{IGI|B514833}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
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Revision as of 22:15, 16 November 2013

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Guide to Bollinger County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Bollinger County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 1, 1851
County Seat Marble Hill
Courthouse
Address Bollinger County Courthouse
204 High Street
Marble Hill, MO 63764-0046
Phone: 573.238.2126
Bollinger County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records 1882-1892; Clerk
Circuit Court has court records and Registrar has marriage,
divorce and land records; Ciruit Judge has probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1851--Bollinger County was created 1 March 1851 from Cape Girardeau, Stoddard and Wayne Counties.
County seat: Marble Hill [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Bollinger County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Mobollinger.jpg

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Bollinger County, Missouri census records online, see: Missouri Census.

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Missouri denominations, view the Missouri Church Records wiki page.

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Missouri Land and Property for information about records of land transfers from the government to private ownership. After that transfer, transactions were usually recorded and are currently housed at the county courthouse.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Bollinger County, Missouri. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the Wiki page section Missouri Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Bollinger County, Missouri newspapers in online catalogs like:


Probate

Probate records include wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. For further information, see United States Probate Records.

In Missouri, probate records have usually been recorded by the clerks of the probate courts, but in some counties the common pleas or circuit courts handled this function. They are frequently indexed.

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more information see the wiki page Missouri Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths. For additional guidance on researching and using vital records, see United States Vital Records or How to order Missouri Vital Records.

St. Louis and Kansas City recorded births and deaths starting as early as 1850 for deaths and 1870 for births.  The Missouri Department of Health began keeping birth and death records in 1909. County records vary by year and the county. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Missouri Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office or order electronically online.

Births
  • 1883-1892 - Bollinger County Birth Index 1883-1892. Batch C514831 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriages
  • 1865-1885 - Bollinger County Marriage Books 1 thru 3 Index 1865-1885. Batch M514831 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Deaths
  • Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to Missouri Death Certificates more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
  • 1883-1892 - Bollinger County Death Index 1883-1892. Batch B514833 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • Family History Library Catalog
  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bollinger County, Missouri. Page 397 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5a/Igimissouria.pdf.