DeKalb County, Missouri

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[DeKalb_County,_Missouri|DeKalb County]]''  
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Guide to '''DeKalb County Missouri genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = DeKalb County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1845
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| founded date = February 25
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| seat = Maysville
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| building address = DeKalb County Courthouse<br> 109 W Main Street <br>P O Box 248<br>Maysville, MO 64469-0248<br>Phone: 816.449.5402<br>[http://www.dekalbcountymo.org/ '''DeKalb County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br><br>County Recorder has marriage and divorce records; <br>County Clerk has birth records 1880-1902; probate <br>Judge has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), DeKalb County, Missouri. Page 399 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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[[Image:Johann de Kalb.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Johann de Kalb.JPG]]
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The county is named after Revolutionary War hero [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_de_Kalb Johann de Kalb] (1721-1780), a German baron.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_de_Kalb "Johann de Kalb,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1845--'''DeKalb County was created 25 February 1845&nbsp;from [[Clinton_County,_Missouri|Clinton]] County. '''County seat:''' Maysville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1845--'''DeKalb County was created 25 February 1845&nbsp;from [[Clinton County, Missouri|Clinton]] County. '''County seat:''' Maysville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of DeKalb County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Andrew_County,_Missouri|Andrew]]
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*[[Andrew County, Missouri|Andrew]]  
*[[Buchanan_County,_Missouri|Buchanan]]
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*[[Buchanan County, Missouri|Buchanan]]  
*[[Caldwell_County,_Missouri|Caldwell]]
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*[[Caldwell County, Missouri|Caldwell]]  
*[[Clinton_County,_Missouri|Clinton]]
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*[[Clinton County, Missouri|Clinton]]  
*[[Daviess_County,_Missouri|Daviess]]
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*[[Daviess County, Missouri|Daviess]]  
*[[Gentry_County,_Missouri|Gentry]]
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*[[Gentry County, Missouri|Gentry]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Missouri}}
  
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
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*Interactive map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/DeKalb_County DeKalb County townships] (Histopolis)
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*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including DeKalb County.
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*[http://dekalb.mogenweb.org/ DeKalb county Missouri USGenWeb project]. 2009: site is beginning to add marriages, cemetery records, other historical resources.
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202990&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+DeKalb&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+DeKalb|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 21:53, 15 March 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png DeKalb County

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

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Online Records


DeKalb County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 25, 1845
County Seat Maysville
Courthouse
Address DeKalb County Courthouse
109 W Main Street
P O Box 248
Maysville, MO 64469-0248
Phone: 816.449.5402
DeKalb County Website

Contents

County Courthouse



County Recorder has marriage and divorce records;
County Clerk has birth records 1880-1902; probate
Judge has probate records[1]

History

Johann de Kalb.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War hero Johann de Kalb (1721-1780), a German baron.[2]

Parent County

1845--DeKalb County was created 25 February 1845 from Clinton County. County seat: Maysville [3]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), DeKalb County, Missouri. Page 399 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Johann de Kalb," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).