Butler County, Missouri Genealogy

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Revision as of 18:10, 28 December 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

Butler County Courthouse
100 N Main Street
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Phone: 573.686.8050

Recorder of  Deeds has marriage and land records from 1849;
Probate court has probate records from 1849; County Clerk
has birth and death records 1883-1893[1]

History

Parent County

1849--Butler County was created 27 February 1849 from Wayne County. County seat: Poplar Bluff [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local 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), Butler County, Missouri. Page 398 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).