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

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Perry County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 16, 1820
County Seat Perryville
Courthouse
Address Perry County Courthouse
321 N Main Street
Perryville, MO 63775
Phone: 573.547.4242
Perry County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

 

Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, land, probate and court records;
County Recorder has marriage and military records; County Clerk
has birth and death records 1883-1893 and naturalization records
from 1821[1]

History

Parent County

1820--Perry County was created 16 November 1820 from Ste. Genevieve County. County seat: Perryville [2]

Boundary Changes

  • See an interactive map of Perry 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
Marriages
  • 1825-1830 - Perry County Marriage Index 1825-1830. Batch M515573 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1830-1867 - Perry County Marriage Index 1830-1867. Batch M515571 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1867-1888 - Perry County Marriage Index 1867-1888. Batch M515572 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers


The Lutheran Heritage Center and Museum
P.O. Box 53
75 Church Street
Altenburg, Missouri 63732
Daily 10:00am - 4:00 pm
Telephone 573-824-6070
Email: info@altenburgmuseum.org
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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), Perry County, Missouri. Page 404 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 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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