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

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Maries County, Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Founded March 2, 1855
County Seat Vienna
Address Maries County Courthouse
PO Box 205
Vienna, MO 65582
Phone: 573.422.3388
Maries County Website


County Courthouse

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1873,
divorce and court records from 1866, land records
from 1855 and school records from 1911; Probate
Division has probate records from 1880[1]


Parent County

1855--Maries County was created 2 March 1855 from Osage and Pulaski Counties. County seat: Vienna [2]

Boundary Changes

  • See an interactive map of Maries County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss


          To see a list of places in Maries County, click on [Show], in the bar above.

Osage County Historical Society has information on historic places from Gasconade, Maries & Osage Counties including sources and links to historic maps. Also see: Missouri Place Names, 1928-1945. (State Historical Society of Missouri)






Local Histories






Vital Records

  • 1883 - Maries County Birth Index 1883. Batch C515403 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1881-1885 - Maries County Marriage Book B Index 1881-1885. Batch M515401 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to Missouri Death Certificates more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
  • 1883 - Maries County Death Index 1883. Batch B515402 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

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


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Maries County, Missouri. Page 402 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


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