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

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Knox County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 14, 1845
County Seat Edina
Courthouse
Address Knox County Courthouse
107 N 4th Street
Edina, MO 63537
Phone: 660.397.2184
Knox County Website

Contents

County Courthouse



County Recorder has marriage, divorce, land records
Associate Circuit Judge has probate and court recorder;
Hisorical Society in Courthouse has birth and death
records 1883-1890[1]

History

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The county is named for General Henry Knox (1750-1806), Revolutionary War hero, and the nation's first Secretary of War.[2]

Parent County

1845--Knox County was created 14 February 1845 from Scotland County. County seat: Edina [3]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
  • 1847, 1861-1869 - Knox County Birth Index, Volume 1, 1847, 1861-1869. Batch C515301 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriages
  • 1845-1881 - Knox County Marriage Book 1 Index 1845-1881. Batch M515301 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1881-1885 - Knox County Marriage Book 1 Index 1881-1885. Batch M515302 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
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), Knox County, Missouri. Page 401 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Henry Knox," Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.

 

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