Gasconade County, Missouri Genealogy

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

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Gasconade County, Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Founded November 25, 1820
County Seat Hermann
Address Gasconade County Courthouse
119 E 1st St #2; PO Box 295
Hermann, MO 65041
Phone: 573.486.5427
Gasconade County Website

County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth records 1867-1897 and death records 1883-1901;
Recorder of Deeds has land records; Probate Judge has probate


Parent County

1820--Gasconade County was created 25 November 1820 from Franklin County. County seat: Hermann [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss


          To see a list of places in Gasconade County, click on [Show], in the bar above.

Osage County Historical Society has information on historic places from Gasconade, Maries & Osage Counties including sources and links to historic maps. Also see: Ramsay Place Names File (State Historical Society of Missouri).



There are 95 recorded cemeteries in the county.




Local Histories






Vital Records

  • 1869-1886 - Gasconade County Birth Index 1869-1886. Batch C515114 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1875 - Gasconade County Birth Index 1875. Batch C515111 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1886-1894 - Gasconade County Birth Index 1886-1894. Batch C515117 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1822-1881 - Gasconade County Marriage Books A thru D Index 1822-1881. Batch M515112 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1881-1885 - Gasconade County Marriage Book 1 Index 1881-1885. Batch M515113 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to Missouri Death Certificates more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
  • 1869-1894 - Gasconade County Death Index 1869-1894. Batch B515118 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1886-1890 - Gasconade County Death Index 1886-1890. Batch B515116 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1886-1896 - Gasconade County Death Index 1886-1896. Batch B515115 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

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


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gasconade 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. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at