Linn County, Missouri Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Linn County Courthouse
108 N High
Linneus, MO 64653
Phone: 660.895.5417 

County Clerk has incomplete birth and death records 1883-1888;
County Recorder has marriage and land records from 1842;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records 1837; Probate Office has
probate records from 1840[1]

History

Parent County

1837--Linn County was created 6 January 1837 from Chariton County. County seat: Linneus [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

rootsweb has a great list of Linn County cemeteries with directions.

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~molinn/lccem.html

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

The history of Linn county, Missouri: An encyclopedia of useful information (1882) is available online free from Google Books.

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), Linn 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).