Washington County, Missouri Genealogy

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| building address = Washington County Courthouse<br> 102 N Missouri Street<br>Potosi, MO 63664<br>Phone: 573.438.4901<br>[http://www.washingtoncountymo.us/ '''Washington County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.washingtoncountymo.us/ Washington County Courthouse]<br>102 N Missouri Street<br>Potosi, MO 63664<br>Phone: 573.438.4901&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth records 1883-1891 <br>and death records 1883-1886; Clerk Circuit<br>Court has marriage, divorce, court and land&nbsp;<br>records from 1825; Probate Office has probate<br>records from 1814<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Missouri. Page 406 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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<br>&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth records 1883-1891 <br>and death records 1883-1886; Clerk Circuit<br>Court has marriage, divorce, court and land&nbsp;<br>records from 1825; Probate Office has probate<br>records from 1814<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Missouri. Page 406 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 02:40, 28 February 2013

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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

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Washington County, Missouri Genealogy 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).