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

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Cass County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 3, 1835
County Seat Harrisonville
Courthouse
Address Cass County Courthouse
102 E Wall Street
Harrisonville, Mo 64701
Phone: 816.380.8102
Cass County Website

Contents

County Courthouse




County Clerk has birth records 1861-1896
and court records from 1843; Recorder of Deeds
has marriage, divorce and land records;
Associate Division has probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1835--Cass County was created 3 March 1855 from Jackson County. County seat: Harrisonville. [2] It was originally named Van Buren County. Its name was changed to Cass County in 1848.

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Cass County boundary changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

A History and directory of Cass County, Missouri containing a history of the county, its towns, commercial interests, etc. by A.L. Weber (1908) is available online free from Google Books.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
  • 1865-1867 - Cass County Birth Index 1865-1867. Batch C514751 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriages
  • 1835-1882 - Cass County Marriage Books A thru E Index 1835-1882. Batch M514751 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1881-1885 - Cass County Marriage Books 1 and 2 Index 1881-1885. Batch M514752 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cass County, Missouri. Page 398 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.

 

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