Knox County, Missouri Genealogy
Guide to Knox County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Knox County, Missouri|
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
|Founded||February 14, 1845|
|Address|| Knox County Courthouse|
107 N 4th Street
Edina, MO 63537
Knox County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
County Recorder has marriage, divorce, land records
Associate Circuit Judge has probate and court recorder;
Hisorical Society in Courthouse has birth and death
See an interactive map of Knox County border changes at N2Genealogy.
- The State Historical Society of Missouri has information on historical Missouri place names for all 114 Missouri Counties.
- Family Maps of Knox County, Missouri Genealogy (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
- Interactive map of Knox County townships (Histopolis)
- The University of Missouri Digital Library has digital copies of Missouri county plat books (ca. 1930) for all Missouri counties including Knox County.
- 1847, 1861-1869 - Knox County Birth Index, Volume 1, 1847, 1861-1869. Batch C515301 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1845-1881 - Knox County Marriage Book 1 Index 1845-1881. Batch M515301 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1881-1885 - Knox County Marriage Book 1 Index 1881-1885. Batch M515302 at FamilySearch - free.
- Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to Missouri Death Certificates more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Knox County, Missouri. Page 401 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- "Henry Knox," Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.