Missouri, United States Genealogy

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

Missouri Information

Missouri became the 20th state admitted to the United States in Dec 10, 1817. Missouri was created from Mississippi Territory and is located in the southeast region of the State. There are 114 counties in the state of Missouri. The State Capital is Jefferson City. [1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Missouri Research

Links to articles on getting started with Missouri research.

Missouri Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Missouri research.

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Missouri Clickable Map

Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

Atchison CountyNodaway CountyWorth CountyHarrison CountyMercer CountyPutnam CountySchuyler CountyScotland CountyClark CountyHolt CountyAndrew CountyGentry CountyGrundy CountySullivan CountyAdair CountyKnox CountyDeKalb CountyDaviess CountyLinn CountyLivingston CountyMacon CountyShelby CountyMarion CountyLewis CountyBuchanan CountyClinton CountyCaldwell CountyChariton CountyRandolph CountyMonroe CountyRalls CountyPlatte CountyClay CountyRay CountyCarroll CountyPike CountyAudrain CountyHoward CountyBoone CountyJackson CountyLafayette CountySaline CountyCass CountyJohnson CountyPettis CountyCooper CountyMoniteau CountyCole CountyCallaway CountyMontgomery CountyLincoln CountyWarren CountySt. Charles CountyBates CountyVernon CountyBarton CountyJasper CountyNewton CountyMcDonald CountyHenry CountySt. Clair CountyCedar CountyDade CountyLawrence CountyBarry CountyBenton CountyHickory CountyPolk CountyGreene CountyChristian CountyStone CountyMorgan CountyCamden CountyDallas CountyLaclede CountyWebster CountyTaney CountyWright CountyDouglas CountyOzark CountyMiller CountyOsage CountyGasconade CountyFranklin CountySt. Louis CountyMaries CountySt. Louis CityPulaski CountyPhelps CountyCrawford CountyWashington CountyJefferson CountySt. Francois CountySte. Genevieve CountyPerry CountyDent CountyIron CountyMadison CountyTexas CountyReynolds CountyHowell CountyShannon CountyOregon CountyCarter CountyRipley CountyWayne CountyBollinger CountyCape Girardeau CountyButler CountyStoddard CountyScott CountyMississippi CountyNew Madrid CountyDunklin CountyPemiscot CountyMissouri-county-map.gif

Counties

Independent City:  St. Louis City

Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Allen | Arkansas | Ashley | Dodge | Hempstead | Kinderhook | Lillard | Niangua | Rives | Van Buren

Missouri Migration Routes

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FamilySearch Resources

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Additional Resources

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 09/18/2016.