Dent County, Missouri Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Dent County Courthouse
400 N Main Street
Salem, MO 6556
Phone: 573.729.4144 

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, and court records;
Clerk Magistrate Court has probate records; County Recorder
land records[1]

History

Parent County

1851--Dent County was created 10 February 1851 from Crawford and Shannon Counties. County seat: Salem [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Dent County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

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), Dent County, Missouri. Page 400 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).