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

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Mississippi County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 14, 1845
County Seat Charleston
Courthouse
Address Missippi County Courthouse
PO Box 304;
Charleston, MO 63834-0304
Phone: 573.683.2146
Mississippi County Website

Contents

County Courthouse



Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce and court records;
Probate  Judge has probate records County Recorder has
has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1845--Mississippi County was created 14 February 1845 from Scott County. County seat: Charleston [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Mississippi County

Map showing Civil War battles in Missouri

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
  • 1853-1861 - Mississippi County Birth Index 1853-1861. Batch C515441 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriages
  • 1845-1881 - Mississippi County Marriage Books 1 thru 4 Index 1845-1881. Batch M515441 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1881-1885 - Mississippi County Marriage Book 5 Index 1881-1885. Batch M515442 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
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), Mississippi County, Missouri. Page 403 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. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August 2012)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.

 

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