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

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Hickory County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 14, 1845
County Seat Hermitage
Courthouse
Address Hickory County Courthouse
PO Box 3
Hermitage, MO 65668
Phone: 417.745.6450
Hickory County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

 

County Clerk has birth records 1883-1898;
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records
from 1872, divorce and court records from 1858;
Probate Judge has probate records from 1845[1]

History

Parent County

1845--Hickory County was created 14 February 1845 from Benton and Polk Counties. County seat: Hermitage [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

http://hickory.mogenweb.org/album/hchs.htm: Hickory County Historical Society. A new and expanded (including some cemeteries in neighboring counties) Cemetery Directory of Hickory County, Missouri [Revised Edition] was published in 2005 by the Greene County Archives & Records Center. It can be purchased for $25.00 at the Hickory County Museum, the Hickory County Library, or The Index office in Hermitage. For mail orders, please send a check for $30.00 to Hickory County Historical Society, P. O. Box 248, Hermitage, MO 65668.

http://www.looktothepast.com: Click on "Cemetery Transcriptions", scroll down to Hickory County.

Church

Court

www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/county/hickory.pdf

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
  • http://hickory.mogenweb.org/album/hchs.htm: Available as a fundraiser for the Historical Society is a CD containing transcriptions of marriage licenses issued in Hickory County from 1872 through 1945. This CD contains 8 separate files in MS Word format, one for each of the county's extant marriage books. It is available for $18 ($15 going to the Historical Society) from Ginger Donohue, ashrynat@yahoo.com, or R 2 Box 2095A, Hermitage, MO 65668-9524.
  • 1872-1885 - Hickory County Marriage Books 2 and 3 Index 1872-1885. Batch M515151 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hickory County, Missouri. Page 401 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. 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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