Douglas County, Missouri Genealogy

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Douglas County Courthouse
203 SE 2nd Avenue Box 398
Ava, Mo 65608
Phone: 417-568-4714

Clerk Circuit Court and Recorder has marriage, divorce and court records
Probate and Magistrate Judge has probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1857--Douglas County was created 29 October 1857 from Ozark and Taney Counties.
County seat: Ava [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Douglas County

November 7, 1862 = Clark’s Mill[3] also known as Vera Cruz

Map showing Civil War battles in Missouri

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), Douglas 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August 2012)