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

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Nodaway County, Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Founded January 2, 1841
County Seat Maryville
Address Nodaway County Courthouse
305 N Main Street
Maryville, MO 64468-0218
Phone: 660.582.2251
Nodaway County Website


County Courthouse

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage and divorce records from 1845;
Probate Court has probate records[1]


Parent County

1841--Nodaway County was created 2 January 1843 from Andrew County. County seat: Maryville [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties





Delores, Ravenwood

  • 1862-1876 - Delores, Ravenwood, Baptism Index 1862-1876. Batch C515011 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1868-1885 - Delores, Ravenwood, Marriage Index 1868-1885. Batch M515011 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

St. Columban, Conception

  • 1858-1876 - St. Columban, Conception, Baptism Index 1858-1876. Batch C511861 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1860-1885 - St. Columban, Conception, Marriage Index 1860-1885. Batch M511861 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

St. Mary, Maryville

  • 1869-1876 - St. Mary, Maryville, Baptism Index 1874-1875. Batch C511871 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1870-1882 - St. Mary, Maryville, Marriage Index 1870-1882. Batch M511871 at FamilySearch - free.[3]


  • 1871-1894 - Graham Presbyterian Church Baptism Index 1871-1894. Batch C530941 at FamilySearch - free.[3]



Local Histories

A Biographical History of Nodaway and Atchison counties, Missouri compendium of national biography (1901) is available online free from Google Books. Part I contains biographies of national celebrities. Part II (starts on p.219) contains biographies of Atchison and Nodaway county residents.






Vital Records

  • 1845-1882 - Nodaway County Marriage Index 1845-1882. Batch M515521 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1881-1885 - Nodaway County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch M515522 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to Missouri Death Certificates more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
  • 1883-1893 - Nodaway County Death Index, Volume A, 1883-1893. Batch B515529 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1886-1929 - Nodaway County Death Index, Volume C, 1886-1929. Batch B515527 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Societies and Libraries

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), Nodaway 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. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at


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