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

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Douglas County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 29, 1857
County Seat Ava
Courthouse
Address Douglas County Courthouse
203 SE 2nd Avenue Box 398
Ava, Mo 65608
Phone: 417-568-4714
Douglas County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Clerk Circuit Court and Recorder has marriage, divorce and court records
Probate and Magistrate Judge has probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1857--Douglas County was created 29 October 1857 from Ozark and Taney Counties.
County seat: Ava [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Douglas County

November 7, 1862 = Clark’s Mill[3] also known as Vera Cruz

Map showing Civil War battles in Missouri

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), Douglas County, Missouri. Page 400 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August 2012)
 

 

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