Lawrence County, Missouri Genealogy

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Template:Missouri-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png Lawrence County

County Courthouse

Lawrence County Courthouse
PO Box 309
Mount Vernon, MO 65712
Phone: 417.466.2638 

Recorder Deeds has marriage and land records from 1846;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records from 1846;
Probate Judge has probate records from 1846[1]

History

Parent County

1845--Lawrence County was created 14 February 1845 from Barry and Dade Counties. County seat: Mount Vernon [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

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), Lawrence County, Missouri. Page 402 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).