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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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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

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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).

 

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