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County Courthouse

Bates County Courthouse
1 N Delaware Street
Butler, MO 64730
Phone: 660.679.3371

County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1887;
County Recorder has marriage recordsrec from 1860
and land records from 1840; Clerk Circuit Court has
divorce records from 1860; Probate Judge has probate
records[1]

History

Parent County

1841--Bates County was created 29 January 1841 from Cass, Van Buren and Jackson Counties.  Van Buren County name was changed to Cass County 19 Feb 1849.  County seat: Butler [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

The old settlers' history of Bates County, Missouri from its first settlement to the first day of January, 1900 is available online free from Google Books.

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), Bates County, Missouri. Page 397 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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