Missouri Genealogy

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*Missouri State Archives has [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/advanced.asp death certificates older than 50 yrs. online starting in 1910 ].  
 
*Missouri State Archives has [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/advanced.asp death certificates older than 50 yrs. online starting in 1910 ].  
 
**''Hint: In you are having trouble getting a hit, try using just the surname and year,&nbsp;year and county, (leave name field blank) or just first name and county, or any combination of these.''  
 
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**''Tombstones do not always have the right years.''
 
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*Missouri State Archives also has [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/stlprobate/ probate court records] for [[St._Louis_City,_Missouri|St. Louis City]] and [[St._Louis_County,_Missouri|St. Louis County]] from 1805 to 1900.&nbsp; The site also has records for [[Greene_County,_Missouri|Greene County]] (1856-1873), [[Jasper_County,_Missouri|Jasper County]] (1860-1876), and [[New_Madrid_County,_Missouri|New Madrid County]] (1805-1830).
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*Missouri State Archives also has [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/stlprobate/ probate court records] for [[St. Louis City, Missouri|St. Louis City]] and [[St. Louis County, Missouri|St. Louis County]] from 1805 to 1900.&nbsp; The site also has records for [[Greene County, Missouri|Greene County]] (1856-1873), [[Jasper County, Missouri|Jasper County]] (1860-1876), and [[New Madrid County, Missouri|New Madrid County]] (1805-1830).  
 
*The Family History Library has the U.S. federal censuses of Missouri for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930. Click here [http://www.familysearch.org/ www.familysearch.org]
 
*The Family History Library has the U.S. federal censuses of Missouri for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930. Click here [http://www.familysearch.org/ www.familysearch.org]
  
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Welcome to the Missouri page,
the Show Me State

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Most unique genealogical features:


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  • Missouri State Archives has death certificates older than 50 yrs. online starting in 1910 .
    • Hint: In you are having trouble getting a hit, try using just the surname and year, year and county, (leave name field blank) or just first name and county, or any combination of these.
    • You might also try Starts or Ends' With. (i.e. "Harm" will show Harman & Harmon; "nell" .. Pinnell, Pennell, Penell etc.)
    • They were transcribed as they were viewed from microfilm, 'the index is not 100% accurate, choose the spelling that nearest resembles your ancestor. Reporting errors to the Archives will assist other researchers.
    • Not all deaths were documented.
    • Tombstones do not always have the right years.








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Most archives, historical societies, and genealogical societies have special collections and indexes of genealogical value. For example, the St. Louis Public Library has a card index to published genealogies in books and periodicals. Such collections must usually be searched in person. The Library can accessed at http://www.slpl.org/index.asp.


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