Washington County, Missouri

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Revision as of 02:40, 7 May 2013

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

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Online Records


Washington County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 21, 1813
County Seat Potosi
Courthouse
Address Washington County Courthouse
102 N Missouri Street
Potosi, MO 63664
Phone: 573.438.4901
Washington County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


 

County Clerk has birth records 1883-1891
and death records 1883-1886; Clerk Circuit
Court has marriage, divorce, court and land 
records from 1825; Probate Office has probate
records from 1814[1]

History

Washington County, Missouri was organized 21 August 1813. This became effective 1 November 1813. The county was named after George Washington.

Parent County

1813--Washington County was created 21 August 1813 from Ste. Genevieve County. County seat: Potosi [2]

Boundary Changes

  • See an interactive map of Washington County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • Belgrade
  • Berryman
  • Cadet
  • Caledonia
  • Courtois
  • Irondale
  • Mineral Point
  • Potosi
  • Richwoods
  • Tiff

See also:

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

  • 1865-1875 - Washington County Marriage Index 1865-1875. Batch M515903 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Missouri. Page 406 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 3.5 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.