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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Saline_County,_Missouri|Saline County]]'' <br>
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Guide to '''Saline County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Click|Image:MO_ORP.png|Missouri Online Genealogy Records}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Saline County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1820
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| founded date = November 25
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| seat = [[Marshall, Missouri|Marshall]]
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| building address = Saline County Courthouse<br> 101 E Arrow Street<br>Marshall, MO 63340<br>Phone: 660.886.3331<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Saline-County-Missouri-Courts.htm '''Saline County Website'''] }}
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=== County Information  ===
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==== Saline County, Missouri Record Dates  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Saline County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Saline County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Saline County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Saline County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Saline County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Saline County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1835
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1821
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1821
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.courtreference.com/Saline-County-Missouri-Courts.htm Saline County Courthouse]<br>101 E Arrow Street<br>Marshall, MO 63340<br>Phone: 660.886.3331&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1885; <br>Marshall Public Library has cemeter and&nbsp;genealogy records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Saline County, Missouri. Page 405 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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<br>County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1885.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Saline County, Missouri. Page 405 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1820--'''Saline County was created 25 November 1820 from&nbsp;[[Cooper County, Missouri|Cooper]] and [[Howard County, Missouri|Howard]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Marshall <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1820''' Saline County was created 25 November 1820 from [[Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy|Cooper]] and [[Howard County, Missouri Genealogy|Howard]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Marshall <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*See an interactive map of Saline County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
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For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1864'''  Courthouse burned in August 1864.<br>
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{{Fire+}}
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Arrow Rock|place|disp=Arrow Rock}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Blackburn|place|disp=Blackburn}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Malta Bend|place|disp=Malta Bend}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Marshall|place|disp=Marshall}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Napton|place|disp=Napton}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Nelson|place|disp=Nelson}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Salt Springs|place|disp=Salt Springs}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Shackelford|place|disp=Shackelford}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Slater|place|disp=Slater}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Saline, Sweet Springs|place|disp=Sweet Springs}}
  
 
*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
 
*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Carroll County, Missouri|Carroll]]  
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[[Carroll County, Missouri Genealogy|Carroll]] {{•}} [[Chariton County, Missouri Genealogy|Chariton]] {{•}} [[Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy|Cooper]] {{•}} [[Howard County, Missouri Genealogy|Howard]] {{•}} [[Johnson County, Missouri Genealogy|Johnson]] {{•}} [[Lafayette County, Missouri Genealogy|Lafayette]] {{•}} [[Pettis County, Missouri Genealogy|Pettis]]  
*[[Chariton County, Missouri|Chariton]]  
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{{MOSaline, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}
*[[Cooper County, Missouri|Cooper]]  
 
*[[Howard County, Missouri|Howard]]  
 
*[[Johnson County, Missouri|Johnson]]  
 
*[[Lafayette County, Missouri|Lafayette]]  
 
*[[Pettis County, Missouri|Pettis]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Biographies  ====
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6055 Saline County, Missouri: 1876 Taxpayers and Biographies] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=25942 Portrait and biographical record of Lafayette and Saline Counties, Missouri&nbsp;: containing biographical sketches of prominent and] at Ancestry.com ($)
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
BillionGraves:  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158721 Antioch Cemetery, Liberty]  
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158827 Blue Lick Union Church and Cemetery, Marshall]  
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158720 Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery, Liberty]  
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=61658 Fairview Cemetery, Marshall]  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=61657 Fairview Cemetery, Sweet Springs]  
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=26&GScnty=1493&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158792 Heath Creek Cemetery, Blackwater]  
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|376790|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=63350 Rose Valley Cemetery, Houstonia]  
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1493 Findagrave.com]
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=63763 Sunset Hill Cemetery, Marshall]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://cousin-collector.com/projects/index.php/saline-county MOGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Saline+Missouri&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Missouri&county=Saline&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/saline/salincem.html MOGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/saline.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/saline.htm MOInterment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=92 MOGravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20656&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=37&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Missouri Cemeteries| Missouri Cemeteries]] for more information.
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5800 Saline County, Missouri Cemetery Records, Vol. 2-7] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5798 Saline County, Missouri: Ridge Park Cemetery Records] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Access Genealogy
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{MO Church Intro}}
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===== Catholic  =====
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'''Immaculate Conception, Shackelford'''
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*'''1849 - 1876'''  Immaculate Conception, Shackelford, Baptism Index 1849-1876. Batch {{IGI|C511901}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1867 - 1885'''  Immaculate Conception, Shackelford, Marriage Index 1867-1885. Batch {{IGI|M511901}} at FamilySearch - free.
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'''St. Joseph, Slater'''
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*'''1866 - 1876'''  St. Joseph, Slater, Baptism Index 1866-1876. Batch {{IGI|C515041}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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'''St. Peter's, Marshall'''
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*'''1871 - 1876'''  St. Peter's, Marshall, Baptism Index 1871-1876. Batch {{IGI|C511891}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1872 - 1885'''  St. Peter's, Marshall, Marriage Index 1872-1885. Batch {{IGI|M511891}} at FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{MO Land}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MO History}}
  
 
A [http://books.google.com/books?id=DX0UAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA111 ''Portrait and biographical record of Lafayette and Saline counties, Missouri ...''] (1893) is available online free from Google Books. The first part of the book contains biographies of the U.S. presidents. The second part, starting on p.111, contains biographies Lafayette and Saline county residents.  
 
A [http://books.google.com/books?id=DX0UAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA111 ''Portrait and biographical record of Lafayette and Saline counties, Missouri ...''] (1893) is available online free from Google Books. The first part of the book contains biographies of the U.S. presidents. The second part, starting on p.111, contains biographies Lafayette and Saline county residents.  
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*Rainey, Thomas Claiborne. ''Along the old trail, volume I, pioneer sketches of Arrow Rock and vicinity''. Marshall, Missouri&nbsp;: Daughters of the American Revolution. Marshall Chapter, 1914.
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**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE923489 FamilySearch] (Free)
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*Rigney, Francis E. ''Diamond Jubilee of The Annunciation and Immaculate Conception Parish, The First Catholic Church in Saline Co., Mo., The Irish Settlement A.D. 1840''. [S. l.]&nbsp;: Jubilee Committee, 1927.
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**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1220634 FamilySearch] (Free)
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*''History of Saline County, Missouri&nbsp;: including a history of its townships, cities, towns and villages''. St. Louis, Missouri&nbsp;: Missouri Historical Co., 1881.
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**Online at[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1020070 FamilySearch] (Free)
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Saline_County Saline County townships] (Histopolis)<br>  
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[[Image:Mosaline.jpg|right|400px|Mosaline.jpg]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Saline_County Saline County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
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*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Saline County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Saline County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
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*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/missouri-maps/mo-saline-county-missouri-1904-map.html Map of 1904 Saline County] with numerous small settlements (My Genealogy Hound)
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*'''1900 - 1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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'''''Online Records'''''
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*'''1861 - 1865'''  {{RecordSearch|1932374|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861 - 1865'''  {{RecordSearch|1932408|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*{{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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'''''Regiments''''' Civil War service men from Saline County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Saline County. <br>
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:'''''Confederate Units:'''''
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- [[5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry]], Company D, which became [[Marmaduke's Escort Company, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|Marmaduke's Escort Company, Missouri Cavalry]]<br>
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- [[5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company D<br>- [[5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company E<br>
  
===== ''Civil War, 1861-1865'' =====
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:'''''Union Units:'''''  
  
Civil War service men from Saline County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of&nbsp;Saline County. <br>  
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- [[71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company B<br>
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- [[71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company E<br>
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- [[5th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|5th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company A<br>
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- [[5th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|5th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company C<br>
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- [[71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Milita (Union)|71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company F<br>
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- [[71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Milita (Union)|71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company G<br>
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- [[71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Milita (Union)|71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company H<br>
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- [[71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Milita (Union)|71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Independent Company
  
Confederate Units:
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===== World War II =====
  
:- [[5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry]], Company D, which became [[Marmaduke's Escort Company, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|Marmaduke's Escort Company, Missouri Cavalry]]<br>
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*'''1941 - 1946''' - {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=26324 Sedalia newspapers] from the late 1800's and early 1900's that sometimes included Saline County residents.<br>  
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{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Saline}}
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[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=26324 Sedalia newspapers] from the late 1800's and early 1900's that sometimes included Saline County residents.<br>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{MO Probate Intro}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1750 - 1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1766 - 1988''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9071 Missouri Wills and Probate Records 1766-1988] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MO Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{MO Vital Intro}}
  
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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*'''1827 - 1935'''  {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1835 - 1874'''  Saline County Birth Index 1835-1874. Batch {{IGI|C515722}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1851 - 1910'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1170 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
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*'''1883 - 1885'''  Saline County Birth Index 1883-1885. Batch {{IGI|C583919}} at FamilySearch - free.
  
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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*'''1750 - 1920'''  {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1800 - 1991'''  {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1805 - 2002'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] $
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*'''1820 - 1836'''  Saline County Marriage Index 1820-1836. Batch {{IGI|M515721}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1820 - 1881'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5495 Saline County, Missouri Marriages, 1820-81, Vols. 1-4] at Ancestry.com $
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*'''1835 - 1874'''  Saline County Marriage Index 1835-1874. Batch {{IGI|M515722}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1875 - 1881'''  Saline County Marriage Index 1875-1881. Batch {{IGI|M515723}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1881 - 1885'''  Saline County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515724}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
  
 
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
  
*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>
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*'''1834 - 1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1172 Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
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*'''1867 - 1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>  
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== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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=== Historical Society ===
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*Saline County Historical Society<br> 101 Lafayette Avenue<br> Marshall, MO 65340<br> Phone: 660-886-7546<br>
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=== Libraries ===
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*Marshall Public Library<br>214 North Lafayette<br>Marshall, MO 65340<br>Phone: 660-886-3391<br>[http://www.marshallmolibrary.org/genealogy.html Website]<br> (Has cemetery and other genealogy resources)
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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==== Websites  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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{{WA Websites Intro}}
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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| width="30%" | [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:saline+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
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| width="30%" | [http://saline.mogenweb.org MOGenWeb]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/saline/saline.html USGenWeb Archives]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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|}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#94FFFF" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites that search for links pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
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| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Saline/ RootsWeb resources]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Saline/ Linkpendium]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/saline/ CyndisList]  
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/saline-county/ StateofUS]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
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| width="30%" | [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Saline-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]  
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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== Web Sites  ==
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#FFFF66" colspan="2" | <center>'''Major catalogs for ''hard copy'' collections of {{PAGENAME}}''' <br>Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records</center>
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| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=203291&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Saline%22 FamilySearch catalog]
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| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
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| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/title/saline-county-missouri WorldCat]
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| width="70%" | To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]].
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| width="30%" | [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/ Allen County Public Library]
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| width="70%" | Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Saline Missouri" and search catalog.
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| width="30%" | [http://msa.library.net/ Missouri State Archives Library]
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| width="%70%" | catalog; from this page you must search "Saline County"
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| width="100%" colspan="2" | <center>'''See also''' [[{{PAGENAME}}#Genealogy_Societies.2C_Archives_and_Libraries|local libraries]] and [[Missouri Archives and Libraries]]</center>
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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| width="30%" | [https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/100347390989583743440 Google+]
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| width="70%" | Missouri Genealogy Network Community
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| width="30" | [https://www.facebook.com/search/more/?q=Missouri%20Genealogy&sid=0.6922872586034933 Facebook]
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| width="70%" | list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Latest revision as of 20:47, 4 August 2017

United States
Missouri
Saline County

Guide to Saline County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Saline County, Missouri
Map
Map of Missouri highlighting Saline County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 25, 1820
County Seat Marshall
Courthouse
MissouriSalineCourthouse.jpg
Address Saline County Courthouse
101 E Arrow Street
Marshall, MO 63340
Phone: 660.886.3331
Saline County Website


County Information

Saline County, Missouri Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1883 1835 1883 1830 1821 1821

County Courthouse


County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1885.[2]

History

Parent County

1820 Saline County was created 25 November 1820 from Cooper and Howard Counties. County seat: Marshall [3]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps" (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

1864 Courthouse burned in August 1864.

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:

Places/Localities

Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Carroll  • Chariton  • Cooper  • Howard  • Johnson  • Lafayette  • Pettis

Saline CountyHoward CountyCooper CountyMorgan CountyMoniteau CountyPettis CountyLafayette CountyRay CountyCaldwell CountyJohnson CountyChariton CountyCarroll CountyRandolph CountyMOSaline.JPG


Resources

Biographies

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
MOGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
MOGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
MOInterment
MOGravestones
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Missouri Cemeteries for more information.

Census

For tips on accessing Saline County, Missouri Genealogy census records online, see: Missouri Census.

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Missouri denominations, view the Missouri Church Records wiki page.

Catholic

Immaculate Conception, Shackelford

  • 1849 - 1876 Immaculate Conception, Shackelford, Baptism Index 1849-1876. Batch C511901 at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
  • 1867 - 1885 Immaculate Conception, Shackelford, Marriage Index 1867-1885. Batch M511901 at FamilySearch - free.

St. Joseph, Slater

  • 1866 - 1876 St. Joseph, Slater, Baptism Index 1866-1876. Batch C515041 at FamilySearch - free.</ref>

St. Peter's, Marshall

  • 1871 - 1876 St. Peter's, Marshall, Baptism Index 1871-1876. Batch C511891 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1872 - 1885 St. Peter's, Marshall, Marriage Index 1872-1885. Batch M511891 at FamilySearch - free.

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Missouri Land and Property for information about records of land transfers from the government to private ownership. After that transfer, transactions were usually recorded and are currently housed at the county courthouse.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Saline County, Missouri Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the Wiki page section Missouri Local Histories.

A Portrait and biographical record of Lafayette and Saline counties, Missouri ... (1893) is available online free from Google Books. The first part of the book contains biographies of the U.S. presidents. The second part, starting on p.111, contains biographies Lafayette and Saline county residents.

  • Rainey, Thomas Claiborne. Along the old trail, volume I, pioneer sketches of Arrow Rock and vicinity. Marshall, Missouri : Daughters of the American Revolution. Marshall Chapter, 1914.
  • Rigney, Francis E. Diamond Jubilee of The Annunciation and Immaculate Conception Parish, The First Catholic Church in Saline Co., Mo., The Irish Settlement A.D. 1840. [S. l.] : Jubilee Committee, 1927.
  • History of Saline County, Missouri : including a history of its townships, cities, towns and villages. St. Louis, Missouri : Missouri Historical Co., 1881.

Maps

Mosaline.jpg

Military

Civil War, 1861-1865

Online Records


Regiments Civil War service men from Saline County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Saline County.

Confederate Units:

- 5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry, Company D, which became Marmaduke's Escort Company, Missouri Cavalry
- 5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company D
- 5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company E

Union Units:

- 71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company B
- 71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company E
- 5th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company A
- 5th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company C
- 71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company F
- 71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company G
- 71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company H
- 71st Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Independent Company

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Saline County, Missouri Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has Sedalia newspapers from the late 1800's and early 1900's that sometimes included Saline County residents.

Probate

Probate records include wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. For further information, see United States Probate Records.

In Missouri, probate records have usually been recorded by the clerks of the probate courts, but in some counties the common pleas or circuit courts handled this function. They are frequently indexed.

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more information see the wiki page Missouri Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths. For additional guidance on researching and using vital records, see United States Vital Records or How to order Missouri Vital Records.

St. Louis and Kansas City recorded births and deaths starting as early as 1850 for deaths and 1870 for births.  The Missouri Department of Health began keeping birth and death records in 1909. County records vary by year and the county. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Missouri Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office or order electronically online.

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries

Historical Society

  • Saline County Historical Society
    101 Lafayette Avenue
    Marshall, MO 65340
    Phone: 660-886-7546

Libraries

  • Marshall Public Library
    214 North Lafayette
    Marshall, MO 65340
    Phone: 660-886-3391
    Website
    (Has cemetery and other genealogy resources)

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites



Sites with online indexes or images of records
Missouri Digital Heritage Free digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
MOGenWeb Free Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
USGenWeb Archives Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Sites that search for links pertaining to Saline County, Missouri Genealogy
RootsWeb resources Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Linkpendium Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
CyndisList Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
StateofUS Free family history resources and government records
Missouri Genealogy Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
Major catalogs for hard copy collections of Saline County, Missouri Genealogy
Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records
FamilySearch catalog Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
WorldCat To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see WorldCat Online Catalog.
Allen County Public Library Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Saline Missouri" and search catalog.
Missouri State Archives Library catalog; from this page you must search "Saline County"
See also local libraries and Missouri Archives and Libraries
Social networking sites pertaining to Saline County, Missouri Genealogy
Google+ Missouri Genealogy Network Community
Facebook list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Saline County, Missouri. Page 405 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf.