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County Courthouse

Jasper County Courthouse
302 S Main Street
Carthage, MO 64836-1696
Phone: 417.358.0441 

County Clerk has birth records 1883-1900
and death records 1883-1891;Recorder Deeds
has marriage and land records; Probate Judge
has probate and court records[1]

History

Monument to William Jasper at Savannah, Georgia
The county is named after Sergeant William Jasper (c1750-1779).[2]

Parent County

1841--Jasper County was created 29 January 1841 from Newton County. County seat: Carthage [3]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

An EF5 tornado struck the southern part of the city in May 2011, it is possible some record loss did occur as some locations where records may have been kept or stored were hit by the twister.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Forest Park Cemetery, Joplin BillionGraves. May contain some interments of those killed by the tornado in 2011.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

A history of Jasper County, Missouri, and its people by Joel T. Livingston (1912) Volume 1 and Volume 2 are available online free from Google Books.

The biographical record of Jasper County, Missouri (1901) by Hon. Malcolm G. McGregor is available online free from Google Books. This book has biographical sketches of county residents. A name index is provided on page 5 of the book.

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Jasper County

Map showing Civil War battles in Missouri

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
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), Jasper County, Missouri. Page 401 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "William Jasper," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August 2012)

 

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