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''This article is about a state of the United States. For other uses, see [[Missouri (disambiguation)]].''  
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''[[United_States|United States]] [[File:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''[[Missouri, United States Genealogy|Missouri]]'''{{MO-sidebar}}Guide to '''Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy '''birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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==Missouri Information==
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Missouri became the 20th state admitted to the United States in Dec 10, 1817. Missouri was created from Mississippi Territory and is located in the southeast region of the State.  There are 114 counties in the state of Missouri. The State Capital is Jefferson City. <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 09/18/2016.</ref>
  
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}} <div style="padding-left: 1px; float: right; width: 74%"><center>''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri]]''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to the Missouri page,<br>the Show Me State{{/p}}[[Image:St. Louis Gateway Arch.jpg|right|180px|St. Louis Gateway Arch.jpg]]'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''
 
Missouri Digital Heritage site:
 
 
 
*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Death certificates 1910-1961]
 
*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/mojudicial/ Judicial Records]
 
*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/naturalization/ Naturalizations 1816-1955]
 
*[[Missouri Census#State.2C_territorial.2C_and_colonial_censuses|MO censuses]] go back as early as 1817
 
 
 
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=== Counties  ===
 
 
 
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*[[Adair County, Missouri|Adair]]
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<h3>Getting Started with Missouri Research</h3>
*[[Andrew County, Missouri|Andrew]]
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Links to articles on getting started with Missouri research.
*[[Atchison County, Missouri|Atchison]]
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*[[How to Find Missouri Birth Records|How to Find Birth Records]]
*[[Audrain County, Missouri|Audrain]]
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*[[How to Find Missouri Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage Records]]
*[[Barry County, Missouri|Barry]]
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*[[How to Find Missouri Death Records|How to Find Death Records]]
*[[Barton County, Missouri|Barton]]
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*[[Missouri Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]
*[[Bates County, Missouri|Bates]]
 
*[[Benton County, Missouri|Benton]]
 
*[[Bollinger County, Missouri|Bollinger]]
 
*[[Boone County, Missouri|Boone]]
 
*[[Buchanan County, Missouri|Buchanan]]
 
*[[Butler County, Missouri|Butler]]
 
*[[Caldwell County, Missouri|Caldwell]]
 
*[[Callaway County, Missouri|Callaway]]
 
*[[Camden County, Missouri|Camden]]
 
*[[Cape Girardeau County, Missouri|Cape Girardeau]]
 
*[[Carroll County, Missouri|Carroll]]
 
*[[Carter County, Missouri|Carter]]
 
*[[Cass County, Missouri|Cass]]
 
*[[Cedar County, Missouri|Cedar]]
 
*[[Chariton County, Missouri|Chariton]]
 
*[[Christian County, Missouri|Christian]]
 
*[[Clark County, Missouri|Clark]]
 
*[[Clay County, Missouri|Clay]]
 
*[[Clinton County, Missouri|Clinton]]
 
*[[Cole County, Missouri|Cole]]  
 
*[[Cooper County, Missouri|Cooper]]  
 
*[[Crawford County, Missouri|Crawford]]  
 
*[[Dade County, Missouri|Dade]]
 
  
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*[[Dallas County, Missouri|Dallas]]
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<h3>Missouri Research Tools</h3>
*[[Daviess County, Missouri|Daviess]]
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Missouri research.
*[[DeKalb County, Missouri|DeKalb]]  
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Boundary Changes for Missouri Counties]  
*[[Dent County, Missouri|Dent]]
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*[[Missouri Archives and Libraries|Missouri Archives and Libraries]]
*[[Douglas County, Missouri|Douglas]]  
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*[http://mogenweb.org/mo.htm MOGenWeb]  
*[[Dunklin County, Missouri|Dunklin]]  
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*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Missouri.
*[[Franklin County, Missouri|Franklin]]  
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:[[Missouri Genealogy#Additional Resources|''See More Resources'']]
*[[Gasconade County, Missouri|Gasconade]]
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*[[Gentry County, Missouri|Gentry]]  
 
*[[Greene County, Missouri|Greene]]
 
*[[Grundy County, Missouri|Grundy]]
 
*[[Harrison County, Missouri|Harrison]]
 
*[[Henry County, Missouri|Henry]]
 
*[[Hickory County, Missouri|Hickory]]
 
*[[Holt County, Missouri|Holt]]
 
*[[Howard County, Missouri|Howard]]
 
*[[Howell County, Missouri|Howell]]
 
*[[Iron County, Missouri|Iron]]
 
*[[Jackson County, Missouri|Jackson]]
 
*[[Jasper County, Missouri|Jasper]]
 
*[[Jefferson County, Missouri|Jefferson]]
 
*[[Johnson County, Missouri|Johnson]]
 
*[[Knox County, Missouri|Knox]]
 
*[[Laclede County, Missouri|Laclede]]
 
*[[Lafayette County, Missouri|Lafayette]]
 
*[[Lawrence County, Missouri|Lawrence]]
 
*[[Lewis County, Missouri|Lewis]]
 
*[[Lincoln County, Missouri|Lincoln]]
 
*[[Linn County, Missouri|Linn]]
 
  
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== Missouri Clickable Map==
*[[Livingston County, Missouri|Livingston]]
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Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States.  Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.
*[[Macon County, Missouri|Macon]]
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*[[Madison County, Missouri|Madison]]
 
*[[Maries County, Missouri|Maries]]
 
*[[Marion County, Missouri|Marion]]
 
*[[McDonald County, Missouri|McDonald]]
 
*[[Mercer County, Missouri|Mercer]]
 
*[[Miller County, Missouri|Miller]]
 
*[[Mississippi County, Missouri|Mississippi]]
 
*[[Moniteau County, Missouri|Moniteau]]
 
*[[Monroe County, Missouri|Monroe]]
 
*[[Montgomery County, Missouri|Montgomery]]
 
*[[Morgan County, Missouri|Morgan]]
 
*[[New Madrid County, Missouri|New Madrid]]
 
*[[Newton County, Missouri|Newton]]
 
*[[Nodaway County, Missouri|Nodaway]]
 
*[[Oregon County, Missouri|Oregon]]
 
*[[Osage County, Missouri|Osage]]
 
*[[Ozark County, Missouri|Ozark]]
 
*[[Pemiscot County, Missouri|Pemiscot]]
 
*[[Perry County, Missouri|Perry]]
 
*[[Pettis County, Missouri|Pettis]]
 
*[[Phelps County, Missouri|Phelps]]
 
*[[Pike County, Missouri|Pike]]
 
*[[Platte County, Missouri|Platte]]
 
*[[Polk County, Missouri|Polk]]
 
*[[Pulaski County, Missouri|Pulaski]]
 
*[[Putnam County, Missouri|Putnam]]
 
*[[Ralls County, Missouri|Ralls]]
 
  
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*[[Randolph County, Missouri|Randolph]]
 
*[[Ray County, Missouri|Ray]]
 
*[[Reynolds County, Missouri|Reynolds]]
 
*[[Ripley County, Missouri|Ripley]]
 
*[[Saline County, Missouri|Saline]]
 
*[[Schuyler County, Missouri|Schuyler]]
 
*[[Scotland County, Missouri|Scotland]]
 
*[[Scott County, Missouri|Scott]]
 
*[[Shannon County, Missouri|Shannon]]
 
*[[Shelby County, Missouri|Shelby]]
 
*[[St. Charles County, Missouri|St. Charles]]
 
*[[St. Clair County, Missouri|St. Clair]]
 
*[[St. Francois County, Missouri|St. Francois]]
 
*[[St. Louis County, Missouri|St. Louis]]
 
*[[Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri|Ste. Genevieve]]
 
*[[Stoddard County, Missouri|Stoddard]]
 
*[[Stone County, Missouri|Stone]]
 
*[[Sullivan County, Missouri|Sullivan]]
 
*[[Taney County, Missouri|Taney]]
 
*[[Texas County, Missouri|Texas]]
 
*[[Vernon County, Missouri|Vernon]]
 
*[[Warren County, Missouri|Warren]]
 
*[[Washington County, Missouri|Washington]]
 
*[[Wayne County, Missouri|Wayne]]
 
*[[Webster County, Missouri|Webster]]
 
*[[Worth County, Missouri|Worth]]
 
*[[Wright County, Missouri|Wright]]
 
  
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*[[Adair County, Missouri Genealogy|Adair]]
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*[[Andrew County, Missouri Genealogy|Andrew]]
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*[[Atchison County, Missouri Genealogy|Atchison]]
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*[[Audrain County, Missouri Genealogy|Audrain]]
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*[[Barry County, Missouri Genealogy|Barry]]
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*[[Barton County, Missouri Genealogy|Barton]]
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*[[Bates County, Missouri Genealogy|Bates]]
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*[[Benton County, Missouri Genealogy|Benton]]
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*[[Bollinger County, Missouri Genealogy|Bollinger]]
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*[[Boone County, Missouri Genealogy|Boone]]
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*[[Buchanan County, Missouri Genealogy|Buchanan]]
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*[[Butler County, Missouri Genealogy|Butler]]
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*[[Caldwell County, Missouri Genealogy|Caldwell]]
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*[[Callaway County, Missouri Genealogy|Callaway]]
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*[[Camden County, Missouri Genealogy|Camden]]
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*[[Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Genealogy|Cape Girardeau]]
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*[[Carroll County, Missouri Genealogy|Carroll]]
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*[[Carter County, Missouri Genealogy|Carter]]
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*[[Cass County, Missouri Genealogy|Cass]]
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*[[Cedar County, Missouri Genealogy|Cedar]]
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*[[Chariton County, Missouri Genealogy|Chariton]]
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*[[Christian County, Missouri Genealogy|Christian]]
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*[[Clark County, Missouri Genealogy|Clark]]
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*[[Clay County, Missouri Genealogy|Clay]]
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*[[Clinton County, Missouri Genealogy|Clinton]]
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*[[Cole County, Missouri Genealogy|Cole]]
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*[[Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy|Cooper]]
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*[[Crawford County, Missouri Genealogy|Crawford]]
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*[[Dade County, Missouri Genealogy|Dade]]
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*[[Dallas County, Missouri Genealogy|Dallas]]
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*[[Daviess County, Missouri Genealogy|Daviess]]
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*[[DeKalb County, Missouri Genealogy|DeKalb]]
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*[[Dent County, Missouri Genealogy|Dent]]
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*[[Douglas County, Missouri Genealogy|Douglas]]
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*[[Dunklin County, Missouri Genealogy|Dunklin]]
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*[[Franklin County, Missouri Genealogy|Franklin]]
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*[[Gasconade County, Missouri Genealogy|Gasconade]]
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*[[Gentry County, Missouri Genealogy|Gentry]]
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*[[Greene County, Missouri Genealogy|Greene]]
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*[[Grundy County, Missouri Genealogy|Grundy]]
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*[[Harrison County, Missouri Genealogy|Harrison]]
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*[[Henry County, Missouri Genealogy|Henry]]
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*[[Hickory County, Missouri Genealogy|Hickory]]
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*[[Holt County, Missouri Genealogy|Holt]]
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*[[Howard County, Missouri Genealogy|Howard]]
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*[[Howell County, Missouri Genealogy|Howell]]
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*[[Iron County, Missouri Genealogy|Iron]]
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*[[Jackson County, Missouri Genealogy|Jackson]]
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*[[Jasper County, Missouri Genealogy|Jasper]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Missouri Genealogy|Jefferson]]
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*[[Johnson County, Missouri Genealogy|Johnson]]
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*[[Knox County, Missouri Genealogy|Knox]]
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*[[Laclede County, Missouri Genealogy|Laclede]]
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*[[Lafayette County, Missouri Genealogy|Lafayette]]
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*[[Lawrence County, Missouri Genealogy|Lawrence]]
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*[[Lewis County, Missouri Genealogy|Lewis]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Missouri Genealogy|Lincoln]]
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*[[Linn County, Missouri Genealogy|Linn]]
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*[[Livingston County, Missouri Genealogy|Livingston]]
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*[[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy|Macon]]
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*[[Madison County, Missouri Genealogy|Madison]]
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*[[Maries County, Missouri Genealogy|Maries]]
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*[[Marion County, Missouri Genealogy|Marion]]
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*[[McDonald County, Missouri Genealogy|McDonald]]
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*[[Mercer County, Missouri Genealogy|Mercer]]
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*[[Miller County, Missouri Genealogy|Miller]]
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*[[Mississippi County, Missouri Genealogy|Mississippi]]
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*[[Moniteau County, Missouri Genealogy|Moniteau]]
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*[[Monroe County, Missouri Genealogy|Monroe]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Missouri Genealogy|Montgomery]]
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*[[Morgan County, Missouri Genealogy|Morgan]]
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*[[New Madrid County, Missouri Genealogy|New Madrid]]
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*[[Newton County, Missouri Genealogy|Newton]]
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*[[Nodaway County, Missouri Genealogy|Nodaway]]
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*[[Oregon County, Missouri Genealogy|Oregon]]
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*[[Osage County, Missouri Genealogy|Osage]]
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*[[Ozark County, Missouri Genealogy|Ozark]]
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*[[Pemiscot County, Missouri Genealogy|Pemiscot]]
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*[[Perry County, Missouri Genealogy|Perry]]
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*[[Pettis County, Missouri Genealogy|Pettis]]
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*[[Phelps County, Missouri Genealogy|Phelps]]
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*[[Pike County, Missouri Genealogy|Pike]]
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*[[Platte County, Missouri Genealogy|Platte]]
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*[[Polk County, Missouri Genealogy|Polk]]
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*[[Pulaski County, Missouri Genealogy|Pulaski]]
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*[[Putnam County, Missouri Genealogy|Putnam]]
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*[[Ralls County, Missouri Genealogy|Ralls]]
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*[[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy|Randolph]]
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*[[Ray County, Missouri Genealogy|Ray]]
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*[[Reynolds County, Missouri Genealogy|Reynolds]]
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*[[Ripley County, Missouri Genealogy|Ripley]]
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*[[Saline County, Missouri Genealogy|Saline]]
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*[[Schuyler County, Missouri Genealogy|Schuyler]]
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*[[Scotland County, Missouri Genealogy|Scotland]]
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*[[Scott County, Missouri Genealogy|Scott]]
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*[[Shannon County, Missouri Genealogy|Shannon]]
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*[[Shelby County, Missouri Genealogy|Shelby]]
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*[[St. Charles County, Missouri Genealogy|St. Charles]]
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*[[St. Clair County, Missouri Genealogy|St. Clair]]
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*[[St. Francois County, Missouri Genealogy|St. Francois]]
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*[[St. Louis County, Missouri Genealogy|St. Louis]]
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*[[Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri Genealogy|Ste. Genevieve]]
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*[[Stoddard County, Missouri Genealogy|Stoddard]]
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*[[Stone County, Missouri Genealogy|Stone]]
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*[[Sullivan County, Missouri Genealogy|Sullivan]]
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*[[Taney County, Missouri Genealogy|Taney]]
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*[[Texas County, Missouri Genealogy|Texas]]
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*[[Vernon County, Missouri Genealogy|Vernon]]
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*[[Warren County, Missouri Genealogy|Warren]]
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*[[Washington County, Missouri Genealogy|Washington]]
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*[[Wayne County, Missouri Genealogy|Wayne]]
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*[[Webster County, Missouri Genealogy|Webster]]
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*[[Worth County, Missouri Genealogy|Worth]]
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*[[Wright County, Missouri Genealogy|Wright]]
 
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'''Independent City:&nbsp;''' [[St. Louis City, Missouri|St. Louis City]]  
 
'''Independent City:&nbsp;''' [[St. Louis City, Missouri|St. Louis City]]  
  
'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Allen County, Missouri|Allen]] | [[Arkansas County, Arkansas|Arkansas]] | [[Ashley County, Missouri|Ashley]] | [[Dodge County, Missouri|Dodge]] | [[Hempstead County, Arkansas|Hempstead]] | [[Kinderhook County, Missouri|Kinderhook]] | [[Lillard County, Missouri|Lillard]] | [[Niangua County, Missouri|Niangua]] | [[Rives County, Missouri|Rives]] | [[Van Buren County, Missouri|Van Buren]]  
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Allen County, Missouri Genealogy|Allen]] | [[Arkansas County, Arkansas Genealogy|Arkansas]] | [[Ashley County, Missouri Genealogy|Ashley]] | [[Dodge County, Missouri Genealogy|Dodge]] | [[Hempstead County, Arkansas Genealogy|Hempstead]] | [[Kinderhook County, Missouri Genealogy|Kinderhook]] | [[Lillard County, Missouri Genealogy|Lillard]] | [[Niangua County, Missouri Genealogy|Niangua]] | [[Rives County, Missouri Genealogy|Rives]] | [[Van Buren County, Missouri Genealogy|Van Buren]]  
 
 
'''Click''' on the map below to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over a county to see its name. To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[Missouri Counties Map|click here]]. {{MOimagemap2}}
 
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=== Major Repositories  ===
 
 
 
[[Missouri Historical Society Library]]{{·}} [[State Historical Society of Missouri]]{{·}} [[Missouri State Archives]]{{·}} [[Mercantile Library]]{{·}} [[Mid-Continent Public Library Midwest Genealogy Center|Mid-Continent Public Library]]{{·}} [[St. Louis County Library]]{{·}} [[Wilson Creek National Battlefield Park]]{{·}} [[National Archives Central Plains Region (Kansas City)]]{{·}} [[National Personnel Records Center (St. Louis)]]{{·}} [[Newberry Library]] [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library]&nbsp;
 
 
 
=== Migration Routes  ===
 
 
 
Mississippi River{{·}} Missouri River{{·}} [[Butterfield Overland Mail]]{{·}} [[California Trail]]{{·}} [[Chicago-Kaskaskia Road]]{{·}} [[Buffalo Trace]]{{·}} [[Mississippi and Tennessee River Trail]]{{·}} [[Mormon Trail]]{{·}} [[Nashville-Saline River Trail]]{{·}} [[National Road]] (or Cumberland Road){{·}} [[Oregon Trail]]{{·}} [[Santa Fe Trail]]{{·}} [[Atlantic and Pacific Railroad]]{{·}} [[Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway|Santa Fe Railway]]{{·}} [[Texas and Pacific Railway]] [[Image:Missouri.png|right|150px|Missouri.png]]
 
 
 
=== Featured Content  ===
 
 
 
The [http://www.slpl.org/index.asp St. Louis Public Library] has a searchable [http://www.slpl.org/slpl/gateways/article240117800.asp obituary index online], as well as a [http://www.slpl.org/slpl/gateways/article240099787.asp listing of more than 3,000 surnames] of published family histories available in their collections. &nbsp;Issues of the [http://www.slpl.org/slpl/gateways/article240117879.asp Gateway Family Historian] newsletter are available in PDF format for 2005-2011. The library also has an extensive collection of ships' [http://www.slpl.org/slpl/gateways/article240117840.asp passenger lists].
 
 
 
=== Researcher Networking  ===
 
 
 
Join a Community of Missouri researchers! Ask questions, help others, and share your research successes on [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Missouri-Genealogy-Research-Community/216269005073385 Facebook] and/or [[Join a Skype Research Community#North_America|Skype]].
 
  
<br>'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''
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== Missouri Migration Routes  ==
  
*[[Missouri Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Missouri Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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*[[Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers' Home Admission Applications (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers; Home Admissions Applications (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Mississippi River]]
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*[[Missouri River]]
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*[[Butterfield Overland Mail]]
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*[[California Trail]]
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*[[Chicago-Kaskaskia Road]]
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*[[Buffalo Trace]]
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*[[Mississippi and Tennessee River Trail]]
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*[[Mormon Trail]]
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*[[Nashville-Saline River Trail]]
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*[[National Road]] (or Cumberland Road)
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*[[Oregon Trail]]
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*[[Santa Fe Trail]]
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*[[Atlantic and Pacific Railroad]]
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*[[Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway|Santa Fe Railway]]
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*[[Texas and Pacific Railway]]
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[[Image:Missouri flag.png|right|150px|Missouri flag.png]]  
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=== Things You Can Do  ===
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.<br>
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/38?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Missouri Family History Center locator map]
  
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== Additional Resources ==
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/ Cyndi's List] - Missouri genealogy sites on the internet
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/mo/ Missouri Genealogy Trails] - collection of transcribed data for the state of Missouri
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/missouri-genealogy Access Genealogy] – Genealogy guide for Missouri
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/missouri-genealogy.htm Ancestorhunt.com] - resources for Missouri genealogy research
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*[http://www.raogk.org/missouri-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Missouri
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/Missouri.pdf Missouri Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
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*[http://www.mackleygenealogy.com/ MackleyGenealogy.com]: has over 17,000 obituaries for Missouri (particularly the South-East portion) and it's free online. Some obituaries go as far back as 1830. Most of their obituaries are scanned copies of the actual obituary clippings.
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*[http://www.everynameindex.com/index.html Every Name Index]
  
To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Help_wanted_on_the_Missouri_pages click here]:
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Guide to Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Missouri Information

Missouri became the 20th state admitted to the United States in Dec 10, 1817. Missouri was created from Mississippi Territory and is located in the southeast region of the State. There are 114 counties in the state of Missouri. The State Capital is Jefferson City. [1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Missouri Research

Links to articles on getting started with Missouri research.

Missouri Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Missouri research.

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Missouri Clickable Map

Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

Atchison CountyNodaway CountyWorth CountyHarrison CountyMercer CountyPutnam CountySchuyler CountyScotland CountyClark CountyHolt CountyAndrew CountyGentry CountyGrundy CountySullivan CountyAdair CountyKnox CountyDeKalb CountyDaviess CountyLinn CountyLivingston CountyMacon CountyShelby CountyMarion CountyLewis CountyBuchanan CountyClinton CountyCaldwell CountyChariton CountyRandolph CountyMonroe CountyRalls CountyPlatte CountyClay CountyRay CountyCarroll CountyPike CountyAudrain CountyHoward CountyBoone CountyJackson CountyLafayette CountySaline CountyCass CountyJohnson CountyPettis CountyCooper CountyMoniteau CountyCole CountyCallaway CountyMontgomery CountyLincoln CountyWarren CountySt. Charles CountyBates CountyVernon CountyBarton CountyJasper CountyNewton CountyMcDonald CountyHenry CountySt. Clair CountyCedar CountyDade CountyLawrence CountyBarry CountyBenton CountyHickory CountyPolk CountyGreene CountyChristian CountyStone CountyMorgan CountyCamden CountyDallas CountyLaclede CountyWebster CountyTaney CountyWright CountyDouglas CountyOzark CountyMiller CountyOsage CountyGasconade CountyFranklin CountySt. Louis CountyMaries CountySt. Louis CityPulaski CountyPhelps CountyCrawford CountyWashington CountyJefferson CountySt. Francois CountySte. Genevieve CountyPerry CountyDent CountyIron CountyMadison CountyTexas CountyReynolds CountyHowell CountyShannon CountyOregon CountyCarter CountyRipley CountyWayne CountyBollinger CountyCape Girardeau CountyButler CountyStoddard CountyScott CountyMississippi CountyNew Madrid CountyDunklin CountyPemiscot CountyMissouri-county-map.gif

Counties

Independent City:  St. Louis City

Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Allen | Arkansas | Ashley | Dodge | Hempstead | Kinderhook | Lillard | Niangua | Rives | Van Buren

Missouri Migration Routes

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FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.

Additional Resources

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 09/18/2016.