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}} <div style="padding-left: 1px; float: right; width: 74%"><center>''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri]]''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to the Missouri page,<br>the Show Me State{{/p}}[[Image:St. Louis Gateway Arch.jpg|right|180px|St. Louis Gateway Arch.jpg]]'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''
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Missouri Digital Heritage site:
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*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Death certificates 1910-1961]
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*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/mojudicial/ Judicial Records]
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*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/naturalization/ Naturalizations 1816-1955]
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*[[Missouri Census#State.2C_territorial.2C_and_colonial_censuses|MO censuses]] go back as early as 1817
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=== Counties  ===
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*[[Adair County, Missouri|Adair]]
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*[[Andrew County, Missouri|Andrew]]
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*[[Atchison County, Missouri|Atchison]]
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*[[Audrain County, Missouri|Audrain]]
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*[[Barry County, Missouri|Barry]]
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*[[Barton County, Missouri|Barton]]
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*[[Bates County, Missouri|Bates]]
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*[[Benton County, Missouri|Benton]]
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*[[Bollinger County, Missouri|Bollinger]]
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*[[Boone County, Missouri|Boone]]
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*[[Buchanan County, Missouri|Buchanan]]
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*[[Butler County, Missouri|Butler]]
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*[[Caldwell County, Missouri|Caldwell]]
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*[[Callaway County, Missouri|Callaway]]
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*[[Camden County, Missouri|Camden]]
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*[[Cape Girardeau County, Missouri|Cape Girardeau]]
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*[[Carroll County, Missouri|Carroll]]
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*[[Carter County, Missouri|Carter]]
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*[[Cass County, Missouri|Cass]]
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*[[Cedar County, Missouri|Cedar]]
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*[[Chariton County, Missouri|Chariton]]
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*[[Christian County, Missouri|Christian]]
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*[[Clark County, Missouri|Clark]]
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*[[Clay County, Missouri|Clay]]
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*[[Clinton County, Missouri|Clinton]]
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*[[Cole County, Missouri|Cole]]
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*[[Cooper County, Missouri|Cooper]]
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*[[Crawford County, Missouri|Crawford]]
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*[[Dade County, Missouri|Dade]]
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*[[Dallas County, Missouri|Dallas]]
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*[[Daviess County, Missouri|Daviess]]
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*[[DeKalb County, Missouri|DeKalb]]
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*[[Dent County, Missouri|Dent]]
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*[[Douglas County, Missouri|Douglas]]
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*[[Dunklin County, Missouri|Dunklin]]
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*[[Franklin County, Missouri|Franklin]]
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*[[Gasconade County, Missouri|Gasconade]]
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*[[Gentry County, Missouri|Gentry]]
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*[[Greene County, Missouri|Greene]]
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*[[Grundy County, Missouri|Grundy]]
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*[[Harrison County, Missouri|Harrison]]
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*[[Henry County, Missouri|Henry]]
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*[[Hickory County, Missouri|Hickory]]
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*[[Holt County, Missouri|Holt]]
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*[[Howard County, Missouri|Howard]]
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*[[Howell County, Missouri|Howell]]
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*[[Iron County, Missouri|Iron]]
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*[[Jackson County, Missouri|Jackson]]
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*[[Jasper County, Missouri|Jasper]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Missouri|Jefferson]]
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*[[Johnson County, Missouri|Johnson]]
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*[[Knox County, Missouri|Knox]]
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*[[Laclede County, Missouri|Laclede]]
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*[[Lafayette County, Missouri|Lafayette]]
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*[[Lawrence County, Missouri|Lawrence]]
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*[[Lewis County, Missouri|Lewis]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Missouri|Lincoln]]
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*[[Linn County, Missouri|Linn]]
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*[[Livingston County, Missouri|Livingston]]
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*[[Macon County, Missouri|Macon]]
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*[[Madison County, Missouri|Madison]]
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*[[Maries County, Missouri|Maries]]
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*[[Marion County, Missouri|Marion]]
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*[[McDonald County, Missouri|McDonald]]
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*[[Mercer County, Missouri|Mercer]]
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*[[Miller County, Missouri|Miller]]
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*[[Mississippi County, Missouri|Mississippi]]
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*[[Moniteau County, Missouri|Moniteau]]
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*[[Monroe County, Missouri|Monroe]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Missouri|Montgomery]]
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*[[Morgan County, Missouri|Morgan]]
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*[[New Madrid County, Missouri|New Madrid]]
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*[[Newton County, Missouri|Newton]]
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*[[Nodaway County, Missouri|Nodaway]]
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*[[Oregon County, Missouri|Oregon]]
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*[[Osage County, Missouri|Osage]]
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*[[Ozark County, Missouri|Ozark]]
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*[[Pemiscot County, Missouri|Pemiscot]]
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*[[Perry County, Missouri|Perry]]
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*[[Pettis County, Missouri|Pettis]]
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*[[Phelps County, Missouri|Phelps]]
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*[[Pike County, Missouri|Pike]]
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*[[Platte County, Missouri|Platte]]
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*[[Polk County, Missouri|Polk]]
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*[[Pulaski County, Missouri|Pulaski]]
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*[[Putnam County, Missouri|Putnam]]
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*[[Ralls County, Missouri|Ralls]]
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*[[Randolph County, Missouri|Randolph]]
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*[[Ray County, Missouri|Ray]]
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*[[Reynolds County, Missouri|Reynolds]]
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*[[Ripley County, Missouri|Ripley]]
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*[[Saline County, Missouri|Saline]]
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*[[Schuyler County, Missouri|Schuyler]]
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*[[Scotland County, Missouri|Scotland]]
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*[[Scott County, Missouri|Scott]]
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*[[Shannon County, Missouri|Shannon]]
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*[[Shelby County, Missouri|Shelby]]
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*[[St. Charles County, Missouri|St. Charles]]
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*[[St. Clair County, Missouri|St. Clair]]
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*[[St. Francois County, Missouri|St. Francois]]
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*[[St. Louis County, Missouri|St. Louis]]
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*[[Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri|Ste. Genevieve]]
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*[[Stoddard County, Missouri|Stoddard]]
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*[[Stone County, Missouri|Stone]]
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*[[Sullivan County, Missouri|Sullivan]]
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*[[Taney County, Missouri|Taney]]
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*[[Texas County, Missouri|Texas]]
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*[[Vernon County, Missouri|Vernon]]
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*[[Warren County, Missouri|Warren]]
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*[[Washington County, Missouri|Washington]]
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*[[Wayne County, Missouri|Wayne]]
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*[[Webster County, Missouri|Webster]]
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*[[Worth County, Missouri|Worth]]
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*[[Wright County, Missouri|Wright]]
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'''Independent City:&nbsp;''' [[St. Louis City, Missouri|St. Louis City]]
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Allen County, Missouri|Allen]] | [[Arkansas County, Arkansas|Arkansas]] | [[Ashley County, Missouri|Ashley]] | [[Dodge County, Missouri|Dodge]] | [[Hempstead County, Arkansas|Hempstead]] | [[Kinderhook County, Missouri|Kinderhook]] | [[Lillard County, Missouri|Lillard]] | [[Niangua County, Missouri|Niangua]] | [[Rives County, Missouri|Rives]] | [[Van Buren County, Missouri|Van Buren]]
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'''Click''' on the map below to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over a county to see its name. To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[Missouri Counties Map|click here]]. {{MOimagemap2}}
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=== Major Repositories  ===
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[[Missouri Historical Society Library]]{{·}} [[State Historical Society of Missouri]]{{·}} [[Missouri State Archives]]{{·}} [[Mercantile Library]]{{·}} [[Mid-Continent Public Library Midwest Genealogy Center|Mid-Continent Public Library]]{{·}} [[St. Louis County Library]]{{·}} [[Wilson Creek National Battlefield Park]]{{·}} [[National Archives Central Plains Region (Kansas City)]]{{·}} [[National Personnel Records Center (St. Louis)]]{{·}} [[Newberry Library]] [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library]&nbsp;
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=== Migration Routes  ===
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Mississippi River{{·}} Missouri River{{·}} [[Butterfield Overland Mail]]{{·}} [[California Trail]]{{·}} [[Chicago-Kaskaskia Road]]{{·}} [[Buffalo Trace]]{{·}} [[Mississippi and Tennessee River Trail]]{{·}} [[Mormon Trail]]{{·}} [[Nashville-Saline River Trail]]{{·}} [[National Road]] (or Cumberland Road){{·}} [[Oregon Trail]]{{·}} [[Santa Fe Trail]]{{·}} [[Atlantic and Pacific Railroad]]{{·}} [[Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway|Santa Fe Railway]]{{·}} [[Texas and Pacific Railway]] [[Image:Missouri.png|right|150px|Missouri.png]]
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=== Featured Content  ===
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The [http://www.slpl.org/index.asp St. Louis Public Library] has a searchable [http://www.slpl.org/slpl/gateways/article240117800.asp obituary index online], as well as a [http://www.slpl.org/slpl/gateways/article240099787.asp listing of more than 3,000 surnames] of published family histories available in their collections. &nbsp;Issues of the [http://www.slpl.org/slpl/gateways/article240117879.asp Gateway Family Historian] newsletter are available in PDF format for 2005-2011. The library also has an extensive collection of ships' [http://www.slpl.org/slpl/gateways/article240117840.asp passenger lists].
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=== Researcher Networking  ===
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Join a Community of Missouri researchers! Ask questions, help others, and share your research successes on [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Missouri-Genealogy-Research-Community/216269005073385 Facebook] and/or [[Join a Skype Research Community#North_America|Skype]].
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<br>'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''
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*[[Missouri Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Missouri Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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*[[Missouri Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Missouri Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers' Home Admission Applications (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers; Home Admissions Applications (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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United States Gotoarrow.png Missouri

Welcome to the Missouri page,
the Show Me State

St. Louis Gateway Arch.jpg
Most unique genealogical features:

Missouri Digital Heritage site:


Counties

Independent City:  St. Louis City

Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Allen | Arkansas | Ashley | Dodge | Hempstead | Kinderhook | Lillard | Niangua | Rives | Van Buren

Click on the map below to go to a county page. Hover over a county to see its name. To see a larger version of the map, click here.
Atchison CountyNodaway CountyWorth CountyHarrison CountyMercer CountyPutnam CountySchuyler CountyScotland CountyClark CountyHolt CountyAndrew CountyGentry CountyGrundy CountySullivan CountyAdair CountyKnox CountyDeKalb CountyDaviess CountyLinn CountyLivingston CountyMacon CountyShelby CountyMarion CountyLewis CountyBuchanan CountyClinton CountyCaldwell CountyChariton CountyRandolph CountyMonroe CountyRalls CountyPlatte CountyClay CountyRay CountyCarroll CountyPike CountyAudrain CountyHoward CountyBoone CountyJackson CountyLafayette CountySaline CountyCass CountyJohnson CountyPettis CountyCooper CountyMoniteau CountyCole CountyCallaway CountyMontgomery CountyLincoln CountyWarren CountySt. Charles CountyBates CountyVernon CountyBarton CountyJasper CountyNewton CountyMcDonald CountyHenry CountySt. Clair CountyCedar CountyDade CountyLawrence CountyBarry CountyBenton CountyHickory CountyPolk CountyGreene CountyChristian CountyStone CountyMorgan CountyCamden CountyDallas CountyLaclede CountyWebster CountyTaney CountyWright CountyDouglas CountyOzark CountyMiller CountyOsage CountyGasconade CountyFranklin CountySt. Louis CountyMaries CountySt. Louis CityPulaski CountyPhelps CountyCrawford CountyWashington CountyJefferson CountySt. Francois CountySte. Genevieve CountyPerry CountyDent CountyIron CountyMadison CountyTexas CountyReynolds CountyHowell CountyShannon CountyOregon CountyCarter CountyRipley CountyWayne CountyBollinger CountyCape Girardeau CountyButler CountyStoddard CountyScott CountyMississippi CountyNew Madrid CountyDunklin CountyPemiscot CountyMissouri-county-map.gif

Major Repositories

Missouri Historical Society Library · State Historical Society of Missouri · Missouri State Archives · Mercantile Library · Mid-Continent Public Library · St. Louis County Library · Wilson Creek National Battlefield Park · National Archives Central Plains Region (Kansas City) · National Personnel Records Center (St. Louis) · Newberry Library University of Missouri Digital Library 

Migration Routes

Mississippi River · Missouri River · Butterfield Overland Mail · California Trail · Chicago-Kaskaskia Road · Buffalo Trace · Mississippi and Tennessee River Trail · Mormon Trail · Nashville-Saline River Trail · National Road (or Cumberland Road) · Oregon Trail · Santa Fe Trail · Atlantic and Pacific Railroad · Santa Fe Railway · Texas and Pacific Railway
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Featured Content

The St. Louis Public Library has a searchable obituary index online, as well as a listing of more than 3,000 surnames of published family histories available in their collections.  Issues of the Gateway Family Historian newsletter are available in PDF format for 2005-2011. The library also has an extensive collection of ships' passenger lists.

Researcher Networking

Join a Community of Missouri researchers! Ask questions, help others, and share your research successes on Facebook and/or Skype.


Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:

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