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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Henry_County,_Missouri|Henry County]]''  
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Guide to '''Henry 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 = Henry County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1834
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| founded date = December 13
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| seat = Clinton
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| building address = Henry County Courthouse<br>Main &amp; Franklin Sts; <br> 100 W Franklin<br>Clinton, MO 64735-2199<br>Phone: 660.885.6963<br>[http://www.henrycomo.com/ '''Henry County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>&nbsp;<br><br>County Recorder has marriage and land records from 1830<br>and military discharge records; County Clerk has divorce<br>and court recorders; Associate Circuit Court has probate<br>records; County Museum has birth and burial records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Henry County, Missouri. Page 400 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1834--'''Henry County was created 13 December 1834&nbsp;from Lafayette County. '''County seat:''' Clinton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1834--'''Henry County was created 13 December 1834from [[Lafayette County, Missouri|Lafayette]] County. '''County seat:''' Clinton.&nbsp;<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> Henry County was originally named [[Rives County, Missouri|Rives]] County. It was renamed Henry County in 1841.
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Henry 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.<br>
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Bates County, Missouri|Bates]]
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*[[Benton County, Missouri|Benton]]
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*[[Cass County, Missouri|Cass]]
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*[[Johnson County, Missouri|Johnson]]
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*[[Pettis County, Missouri|Pettis]]
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*[[St. Clair County, Missouri|St. Clair]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Church ====
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===== Catholic =====
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'''St. Ludgers, Germantown'''
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*'''1832-1876''' - St. Ludgers, Germantown, Baptism Index 1832-1876. Batch {{IGI|C511791}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5a/Igimissouria.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1849-1876''' - St. Ludgers, Germantown, Marriage Index 1849-1876. Batch {{IGI|M511791}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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'''Immaculate Conception, Montrose'''
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*'''1858-1876''' - Immaculate Conception, Montrose, Baptism Index 1858-1876. Batch {{IGI|C511961}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Henry_County Henry County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
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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 Henry County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
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[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=26324 Sedalia newspapers] from the late 1800's and early 1900's that sometimes included Henry County residents.<br>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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*'''1835-1867''' - Henry County Marriage Books A thru C Index 1835-1867. Batch {{IGI|M515141}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1867-1881''' - Henry County Marriage Books B and C Index 1867-1881. Batch {{IGI|M515142}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1881-1885''' - Henry County Marriage Books D and E Index 1881-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515143}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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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.<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Clinton Missouri Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=203076&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Henry&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Henry|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 21:28, 22 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png Henry County

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

Hand and keyboard.jpg Missouri
Online Records


Henry County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 13, 1834
County Seat Clinton
Courthouse
Address Henry County Courthouse
Main & Franklin Sts;
100 W Franklin
Clinton, MO 64735-2199
Phone: 660.885.6963
Henry County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


 

County Recorder has marriage and land records from 1830
and military discharge records; County Clerk has divorce
and court recorders; Associate Circuit Court has probate
records; County Museum has birth and burial records[1]

History

Parent County

1834--Henry County was created 13 December 1834from Lafayette County. County seat: Clinton. [2] Henry County was originally named Rives County. It was renamed Henry County in 1841.

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Catholic

St. Ludgers, Germantown

  • 1832-1876 - St. Ludgers, Germantown, Baptism Index 1832-1876. Batch C511791 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1849-1876 - St. Ludgers, Germantown, Marriage Index 1849-1876. Batch M511791 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Immaculate Conception, Montrose

  • 1858-1876 - Immaculate Conception, Montrose, Baptism Index 1858-1876. Batch C511961 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of Henry County townships (Histopolis)

The University of Missouri Digital Library has digital copies of Missouri county plat books (ca. 1930) for all Missouri counties including Henry County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.

Military

Newspapers

Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has Sedalia newspapers from the late 1800's and early 1900's that sometimes included Henry County residents.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
  • 1835-1867 - Henry County Marriage Books A thru C Index 1835-1867. Batch M515141 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1867-1881 - Henry County Marriage Books B and C Index 1867-1881. Batch M515142 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1881-1885 - Henry County Marriage Books D and E Index 1881-1885. Batch M515143 at FamilySearch - free.[3]


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), Henry 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. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5a/Igimissouria.pdf.