New Madrid County, Missouri Genealogy

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County Courthouse

New Madrid County Courthouse
PO Box 68
New Madrid, MO 63869
Phone: 573.748.2524 

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

History

New Madrid County predates the state of Missouri which was admitted to the union in 1821.New Madrid was one of the five original districts of the Louisiana Territory from 1805-1812 and one of the five original counties of the Missouri Territory from 1812 to 1821.

Parent County

1812--New Madrid County was created 1 October 1812 as an original county.
County seat: New Madrid. [2]

Boundary Changes

  • See an interactive map of New Madrid County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in New Madrid County

February 28-April 8, 1862 = New Madrid/Island No. 10[3]

Map showing Civil War battles in Missouri

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), New Madrid County, Missouri. Page 403 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. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August 2012)