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

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Grundy County, Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Founded January 29, 1841
County Seat Trenton
Address Grundy County Courthouse
700 Main Street
Trenton, MO 64683
Phone: 660.359.6305
Grundy County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records 1881-1890;
County Recorder has marriage, divorce and land records;
Probate office has probate records[1]


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The county is named after U.S. Attorney General Felix Grundy (1777-1840).[2]

Parent County

1841--Grundy County was created 29 January 1841 from Livingston County. County seat: Trenton [3]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties





Hickory Creek

  • 1874 - Catholic Church, Hickory Creek, Baptism Index 1874. Batch C511641 at FamilySearch - free.[4]

St. Joseph, Trenton

  • 1872-1876 - St. Joseph, Trenton, Baptism Index 1872-1876. Batch C511501 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1870-1882 - St. Joseph, Trenton, Marriage Index 1870-1882. Batch M511501 at FamilySearch - free.[4]



Local Histories

The History of Grundy County, Missouri an encyclopedia of useful information, and a compendium... (1881) is available online free from Google Books.






Vital Records

  • 1847-1873 - Grundy County Birth Index 1847-1873. Batch C546511 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1847-1893 - Grundy County Birth Index 1847-1893. Batch C546512 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1867 - Grundy County Birth Index 1867. Batch C515132 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Grundy County Birth Index 1875. Batch C515131 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1841-1885 - Grundy County Marriage Books A and 1 thru 3 Index 1841-1885. Batch M515132 at FamilySearch - free.[4]

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


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Grundy County, Missouri. Page 400 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Felix Grundy," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at


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