Clinton County, Missouri Genealogy

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Clinton County was created in 1833 from Clay County.
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'''1833--'''Clinton County was created from Clay County. '''County seat:''' Plattsburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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'''COUNTY BUILDING DAMAGED'''
  
PLATTSBURG, Mo. (AP) - Fire destroyed the top floor of the 80-year-old Clinton County Courthouse here Friday, but county officials say most government records were saved. ... The sheriff said he lost all of his arrest records and a two-way radio system. ... County Collector Carl Joson said the county's tax records could be salvaged because they were kept in a vault, but everything in the office except his brass spittoon was destroyed. ...<br>
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PLATTSBURG, Mo. (AP) - Fire destroyed the top floor of the 80-year-old Clinton County Courthouse here Friday, but county officials say most government records were saved. ... The sheriff said he lost all of his arrest records and a two-way radio system. ... County Collector Carl Joson said the county's tax records could be salvaged because they were kept in a vault, but everything in the office except his brass spittoon was destroyed. ...<br>  
  
 
The Daily Capital News, Jefferson City, MO 15 Jun 1974<br> (source:[http://www3.gendisasters.com/missouri/7222/plattsburg-mo-courthouse-fire-jun-1974 ''GenDisasters''])
 
The Daily Capital News, Jefferson City, MO 15 Jun 1974<br> (source:[http://www3.gendisasters.com/missouri/7222/plattsburg-mo-courthouse-fire-jun-1974 ''GenDisasters''])

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 United States  > Missouri > Clinton County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1833--Clinton County was created from Clay County. County seat: Plattsburg [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

COUNTY BUILDING DAMAGED

PLATTSBURG, Mo. (AP) - Fire destroyed the top floor of the 80-year-old Clinton County Courthouse here Friday, but county officials say most government records were saved. ... The sheriff said he lost all of his arrest records and a two-way radio system. ... County Collector Carl Joson said the county's tax records could be salvaged because they were kept in a vault, but everything in the office except his brass spittoon was destroyed. ...

The Daily Capital News, Jefferson City, MO 15 Jun 1974
(source:GenDisasters)

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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.

References


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