Henry County, Missouri Genealogy

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'''1834--'''Henry County was created 13 December 1834&nbsp;from [[Lafayette County, Missouri|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 1834&nbsp;from [[Lafayette County, Missouri|Lafayette]] County. '''County seat:''' Clinton. <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.
  
 
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Revision as of 02:21, 3 August 2011

 United States  > Missouri > Henry County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1834--Henry County was created 13 December 1834 from Lafayette County. County seat: Clinton. [1] Henry County was originally named Rives County. It was renamed Henry County in 1841.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

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
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).