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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Saline_County,_Missouri|Saline County]]'' <br>  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri Genealogy|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Saline_County,_Missouri|Saline County]]'' <br>  
  
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Guide to '''Saline County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Saline County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1820
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| founded date = November 25
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| seat = [[Marshall, Missouri|Marshall]]
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| building address = Saline County Courthouse<br> 101 E Arrow Street<br>Marshall, MO 63340<br>Phone: 660.886.3331<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Saline-County-Missouri-Courts.htm '''Saline County Website'''] }}  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.courtreference.com/Saline-County-Missouri-Courts.htm Saline County Courthouse]<br>101 E Arrow Street<br>Marshall, MO 63340<br>Phone: 660.886.3331&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1885; <br>Marshall Public Library has cemeter and&nbsp;genealogy records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Saline County, Missouri. Page 405 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1885; <br>Marshall Public Library has cemeter and&nbsp;genealogy records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Saline County, Missouri. Page 405 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1820--'''Saline County was created 25 November 1820 from&nbsp;[[Cooper County, Missouri|Cooper]] and [[Howard County, Missouri|Howard]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Marshall <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1820--'''Saline County was created 25 November 1820 from&nbsp;[[Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy|Cooper]] and [[Howard County, Missouri Genealogy|Howard]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Marshall <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
*See an interactive map of Saline County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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For a list of record loss in Missouri counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-counties/#courthouse Missouri Counties with Burned Courthouses]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Arrowrock|place|disp=Arrowrock}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Arrow Rock|place|disp=Arrow Rock}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Blackburn|place|disp=Blackburn}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Malta Bend|place|disp=Malta Bend}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Marshall|place|disp=Marshall}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Napton|place|disp=Napton}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Nelson|place|disp=Nelson}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Salt Springs|place|disp=Salt Springs}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Shackelford|place|disp=Shackelford}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Slater|place|disp=Slater}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Sweet Springs|place|disp=Sweet Springs}}
  
 
*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
 
*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Carroll County, Missouri|Carroll]]  
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[[Carroll County, Missouri Genealogy|Carroll]] {{•}}
*[[Chariton County, Missouri|Chariton]]  
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[[Chariton County, Missouri Genealogy|Chariton]] {{•}}
*[[Cooper County, Missouri|Cooper]]  
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[[Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy|Cooper]] {{•}}
*[[Howard County, Missouri|Howard]]  
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[[Howard County, Missouri Genealogy|Howard]] {{•}}
*[[Johnson County, Missouri|Johnson]]  
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[[Johnson County, Missouri Genealogy|Johnson]] {{•}}
*[[Lafayette County, Missouri|Lafayette]]  
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[[Lafayette County, Missouri Genealogy|Lafayette]] {{•}}
*[[Pettis County, Missouri|Pettis]]
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[[Pettis County, Missouri Genealogy|Pettis]]
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<center>{{MOSaline, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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====Biographies====
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6055 Saline County, Missouri: 1876 Taxpayers and Biographies] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=25942 Portrait and biographical record of Lafayette and Saline Counties, Missouri : containing biographical sketches of prominent and] at Ancestry.com ($)
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5800 Saline County, Missouri Cemetery Records, Vol. 2-7] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5798 Saline County, Missouri: Ridge Park Cemetery Records] at Ancestry.com ($)
  
 
BillionGraves:  
 
BillionGraves:  
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{MO Church Intro}}
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===== Catholic  =====
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'''Immaculate Conception, Shackelford'''
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*'''1849-1876''' - Immaculate Conception, Shackelford, Baptism Index 1849-1876. Batch {{IGI|C511901}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1867-1885''' - Immaculate Conception, Shackelford, Marriage Index 1867-1885. Batch {{IGI|M511901}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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'''La Inmaculada Concepcion, San Diego de Alejandria'''
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*'''1723-1866''' - La Inmaculada Concepcion, San Diego de Alejandria, Baptism Index 1723-1866. Batch {{IGI|C602335}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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'''St. Joseph, Slater'''
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*'''1866-1876''' - St. Joseph, Slater, Baptism Index 1866-1876. Batch {{IGI|C515041}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1884-1885''' - St. Joseph, Slater, Marriage Index 1884-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515041}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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'''St. Peter's, Marshall'''
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*'''1871-1876''' - St. Peter's, Marshall, Baptism Index 1871-1876. Batch {{IGI|C511891}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1872-1885''' - St. Peter's, Marshall, Marriage Index 1872-1885. Batch {{IGI|M511891}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{MO Land}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
A [http://books.google.com/books?id=DX0UAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA111 ''Portrait and biographical record of Lafayette and Saline counties, Missouri ...''] (1893) is available online free from Google Books. The first part of the book contains biographies of the U.S. presidents. The second part, starting on p.111, contains biographies Lafayette and Saline county residents.  
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{{MO History}}
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A [http://books.google.com/books?id=DX0UAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA111 ''Portrait and biographical record of Lafayette and Saline counties, Missouri ...''] (1893) is available online free from Google Books. The first part of the book contains biographies of the U.S. presidents. The second part, starting on p.111, contains biographies Lafayette and Saline county residents.
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*Rainey, Thomas Claiborne. ''Along the old trail, volume I, pioneer sketches of Arrow Rock and vicinity''. Marshall, Missouri : Daughters of the American Revolution. Marshall Chapter, 1914.
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**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE923489 FamilySearch] (Free)
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*Rigney, Francis E. ''Diamond Jubilee of The Annunciation and Immaculate Conception Parish, The First Catholic Church in Saline Co., Mo., The Irish Settlement A.D. 1840''. [S. l.] : Jubilee Committee, 1927.
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**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1220634 FamilySearch] (Free)
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*''History of Saline County, Missouri : including a history of its townships, cities, towns and villages''. St. Louis, Missouri : Missouri Historical Co., 1881.
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**Online at[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1020070 FamilySearch] (Free)
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Saline_County Saline County townships] (Histopolis)<br>  
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[[Image:Mosaline.jpg|900px|Mosaline.jpg]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Saline_County Saline County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
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*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Saline County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Saline County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
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*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/missouri-maps/mo-saline-county-missouri-1904-map.html Map of 1904 Saline County] with numerous small settlements (My Genealogy Hound)
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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:- [[5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry]], Company D, which became [[Marmaduke's Escort Company, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|Marmaduke's Escort Company, Missouri Cavalry]]<br>
 
:- [[5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry]], Company D, which became [[Marmaduke's Escort Company, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|Marmaduke's Escort Company, Missouri Cavalry]]<br>
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:- [[5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company D<br>:- [[5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company E<br><br>
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Union Units:
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:- [[71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company B<br>
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:- [[71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company E<br>:- [[5th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|5th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company A<br>:- [[5th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|5th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>:- [[71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Milita (Union)|71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Milita (Union)]], Company F<br>:- [[71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Milita (Union)|71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Milita (Union)]], Company G<br>:- [[71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Milita (Union)|71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Milita (Union)]], Company H<br>:- [[71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Milita (Union)|71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Milita (Union)]], Independent Company<br><br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Saline}}
  
 
[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=26324 Sedalia newspapers] from the late 1800's and early 1900's that sometimes included Saline County residents.<br>  
 
[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=26324 Sedalia newspapers] from the late 1800's and early 1900's that sometimes included Saline County residents.<br>  
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{MO Probate Intro}}
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MO Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{MO Vital Intro}}
  
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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*1827 - 1935 {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1851 - 1910 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1170 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
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*'''1835-1874''' - Saline County Birth Index 1835-1874. Batch {{IGI|C515722}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1883-1885''' - Saline County Birth Index 1883-1885. Batch {{IGI|C583919}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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*1802 - 1969 {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1802-1969}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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*1750 - 1920 {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1805 - 2002 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/
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*1850 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1820-1836''' - Saline County Marriage Index 1820-1836. Batch {{IGI|M515721}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1835-1874''' - Saline County Marriage Index 1835-1874. Batch {{IGI|M515722}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875-1881''' - Saline County Marriage Index 1875-1881. Batch {{IGI|M515723}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1881-1885''' - Saline County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515724}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5495 Saline County, Missouri Marriages, 1820-81, Vols. 1-4] at Ancestry.com ($)
  
 
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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*1867 - 1976 {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1834 - 1910 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1172 Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
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*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>
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*'''1883-1885''' - Saline County Death Index 1883-1885. Batches {{IGI|B583921}} and {{IGI|B514596}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
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Marshall Public Library<br>214 North Lafayette<br>Marshall, MO 65340<br>Phone: (660 )886-3391<br>Website: [http://www.marshallmolibrary.org/genealogy.html http://www.marshallmolibrary.org/genealogy.html]
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==== Family History Centers ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>
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==== Web Sites  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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{{WA Websites Intro}}
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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| width="30%" | [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:saline+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]
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| width="30%" | [http://saline.mogenweb.org MOGenWeb]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/saline/saline.html USGenWeb Archives]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Saline/ RootsWeb resources]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Saline/ Linkpendium]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/saline/ CyndisList]  
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/saline-county/ StateofUS]  
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
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== Web Sites  ==
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#FFFF66" colspan="2" | <center>'''Major catalogs for ''hard copy'' collections of {{PAGENAME}}''' <br>Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records</center>
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| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=203291&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Saline%22 FamilySearch catalog]
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| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
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| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/title/saline-county-missouri WorldCat]
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| width="70%" | To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]].
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| width="30%" | [http://smartcat.acpl.lib.in.us/?q=saline+county%2C+arkansas&image.x=10&image.y=10 Allen County Public Library]
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| width="70%" | located in Indiana They are heavily involved in digitizing.
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| width="30%" | [http://msa.library.net/ Missouri State Archives Library]
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| width="%70%" | catalog; from this page you must search "Saline County"
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| width="100%" colspan="2" | <center>'''See also''' [[{{PAGENAME}}#Genealogy_Societies.2C_Archives_and_Libraries|local libraries]] and [[Missouri Archives and Libraries]]</center>
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Saline|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#FAEBD7" colspan="3" | <center>'''Social networking sites pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
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| width="30%" | [https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/100347390989583743440 Google+]
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| width="70%" | Missouri Genealogy Network Community
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| width="30" | [https://www.facebook.com/search/more/?q=Missouri%20Genealogy&sid=0.6922872586034933 Facebook]
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| width="70%" | list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
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|width="30%" | [http://genforum.genealogy.com/mo/saline/ genealogy.com]
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|width="70%" | Saline County, MO Genealogy Forum
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Latest revision as of 17:36, 30 March 2015

United States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png Saline County

Guide to Saline County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records



Saline County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 25, 1820
County Seat Marshall
Courthouse
Address Saline County Courthouse
101 E Arrow Street
Marshall, MO 63340
Phone: 660.886.3331
Saline County Website

Contents

County Courthouse



County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1885;
Marshall Public Library has cemeter and genealogy records[1]

History

Parent County

1820--Saline County was created 25 November 1820 from Cooper and Howard Counties. County seat: Marshall [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps" (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in Missouri counties see: Missouri Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Carroll  • Chariton  • Cooper  • Howard  • Johnson  • Lafayette  • Pettis

Saline CountyHoward CountyCooper CountyMorgan CountyMoniteau CountyPettis CountyLafayette CountyRay CountyCaldwell CountyJohnson CountyChariton CountyCarroll CountyRandolph CountyMOSaline.JPG


Resources

Biographies

Cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Census

For tips on accessing Saline County, Missouri Genealogy census records online, see: Missouri Census.


Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Missouri denominations, view the Missouri Church Records wiki page.

Catholic

Immaculate Conception, Shackelford

  • 1849-1876 - Immaculate Conception, Shackelford, Baptism Index 1849-1876. Batch C511901 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1867-1885 - Immaculate Conception, Shackelford, Marriage Index 1867-1885. Batch M511901 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

La Inmaculada Concepcion, San Diego de Alejandria

  • 1723-1866 - La Inmaculada Concepcion, San Diego de Alejandria, Baptism Index 1723-1866. Batch C602335 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

St. Joseph, Slater

  • 1866-1876 - St. Joseph, Slater, Baptism Index 1866-1876. Batch C515041 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1884-1885 - St. Joseph, Slater, Marriage Index 1884-1885. Batch M515041 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

St. Peter's, Marshall

  • 1871-1876 - St. Peter's, Marshall, Baptism Index 1871-1876. Batch C511891 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1872-1885 - St. Peter's, Marshall, Marriage Index 1872-1885. Batch M511891 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Missouri Land and Property for information about records of land transfers from the government to private ownership. After that transfer, transactions were usually recorded and are currently housed at the county courthouse.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Saline County, Missouri Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the Wiki page section Missouri Local Histories.

A Portrait and biographical record of Lafayette and Saline counties, Missouri ... (1893) is available online free from Google Books. The first part of the book contains biographies of the U.S. presidents. The second part, starting on p.111, contains biographies Lafayette and Saline county residents.

  • Rainey, Thomas Claiborne. Along the old trail, volume I, pioneer sketches of Arrow Rock and vicinity. Marshall, Missouri : Daughters of the American Revolution. Marshall Chapter, 1914.
  • Rigney, Francis E. Diamond Jubilee of The Annunciation and Immaculate Conception Parish, The First Catholic Church in Saline Co., Mo., The Irish Settlement A.D. 1840. [S. l.] : Jubilee Committee, 1927.
  • History of Saline County, Missouri : including a history of its townships, cities, towns and villages. St. Louis, Missouri : Missouri Historical Co., 1881.

Maps

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Military

Civil War, 1861-1865

Civil War service men from Saline County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Saline County.

Confederate Units:


- 5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry, Company D, which became Marmaduke's Escort Company, Missouri Cavalry
- 5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company D
:- 5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company E


Union Units:


- 71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company B
- 71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company E
:- 5th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company A
:- 5th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
:- 71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Milita (Union), Company F
:- 71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Milita (Union), Company G
:- 71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Milita (Union), Company H
:- 71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Milita (Union), Independent Company

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Saline County, Missouri Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


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 Saline County residents.

Probate

Probate records include wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. For further information, see United States Probate Records.

In Missouri, probate records have usually been recorded by the clerks of the probate courts, but in some counties the common pleas or circuit courts handled this function. They are frequently indexed.

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more information see the wiki page Missouri Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths. For additional guidance on researching and using vital records, see United States Vital Records or How to order Missouri Vital Records.

St. Louis and Kansas City recorded births and deaths starting as early as 1850 for deaths and 1870 for births.  The Missouri Department of Health began keeping birth and death records in 1909. County records vary by year and the county. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Missouri Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office or order electronically online.

Births
  • 1835-1874 - Saline County Birth Index 1835-1874. Batch C515722 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1883-1885 - Saline County Birth Index 1883-1885. Batch C583919 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriages
Deaths

Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries

Marshall Public Library
214 North Lafayette
Marshall, MO 65340
Phone: (660 )886-3391
Website: http://www.marshallmolibrary.org/genealogy.html

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Web Sites



Sites with online indexes or images of records
Missouri Digital Heritage Free digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
MOGenWeb Free Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
USGenWeb Archives Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Sites that search for links pertaining to Saline County, Missouri Genealogy
RootsWeb resources Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Linkpendium Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
CyndisList Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
StateofUS Free family history resources and government records
Major catalogs for hard copy collections of Saline County, Missouri Genealogy
Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records
FamilySearch catalog Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
WorldCat To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see WorldCat Online Catalog.
Allen County Public Library located in Indiana They are heavily involved in digitizing.
Missouri State Archives Library catalog; from this page you must search "Saline County"
See also local libraries and Missouri Archives and Libraries
Social networking sites pertaining to Saline County, Missouri Genealogy
Google+ Missouri Genealogy Network Community
Facebook list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
genealogy.com Saline County, MO Genealogy Forum

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Saline County, Missouri. Page 405 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. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf.

 

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