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

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Pike County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded Decemeber 14, 1818
County Seat Bowling Green
Courthouse
Address Pike County Courthouse
115 West Main Street
Bowling Green, Mo 63334
Phone:  573-324-2412
Pike County Website

Contents

County Courthouse




Recorder of Deeds has land records from 1819 and
marriage records from 1825, Clerk Circuit Court
has court records[1]

History

Parent County

1818--Pike County was created 14 December 1818 from St. Charles County. County seat: Bowling Green [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
  • 1854-1870 - Pike County Birth Index 1854-1870. Batches C515602 and C515603 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriages
  • 1820-1840 - Pike County Marriage Index 1820-1840. Batch M515601 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1825-1865 - Pike County Marriage Index 1825-1865. Batch M515602 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1865-1881 - Pike County Marriage Index 1865-1881. Batch M515603 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1881-1885 - Pike County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch M515604 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Pike County Genealogical Society

They have a number of resources available on their website that encompass the following:

  • Marriages
  • Census
  • Obituaries
  • Churches and Cemeteries

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), Pike County, Missouri. Page 404 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 3.3 3.4 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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