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

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Stone County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 10, 1851
County Seat Galena
Courthouse
Address Stone County Courthouse
PO Box 45
Galena, MO 65656
Phone: 417.357.6127
Stone County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

 

County Clerk has marriage and land records
from 1851, probate and court records from 1800’s
and military discharge records rec from 1918[1]

History

Parent County

1851--Stone County was created 10 February 1851 from Taney County. County seat: Galena [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Stone County, Missouri census records online, see: Missouri Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories


Sone County Historical Society put together a wonderful book called "History of Stone County Missouri" published in 1989. There are 3 volumes. The Family History Library has a copy of the first one.  The call number is 977.8794H2h. Volume 2 has been sent to preservation and Vol 3 is currently being digitized. Vol 1 has a section on cemeteries, where to find them and a little about them. Also churches, newspapers, stories and legends, and a large section with almost 400 family histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
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), Stone County, Missouri. Page 406 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).

 

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