Stone County, Missouri Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Stone County Courthouse
PO Box 45
Galena, MO 65656
Phone: 417.357.6127 

County Clerk has marriage and land records
from 1851, probate and court records from 1800’s
and military discharge records rec from 1918[1]

History

Parent County

1851--Stone County was created 10 February 1851 from Taney County. County seat: Galena [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories


Sone County Historical Society put together a wonderful book called "History of Stone County Missouri" published in 1989. There are 3 volumes. The Family History Library has a copy of the first one.  The call number is 977.8794H2h. Volume 2 has been sent to preservation and Vol 3 is currently being digitized. Vol 1 has a section on cemeteries, where to find them and a little about them. Also churches, newspapers, stories and legends, and a large section with almost 400 family 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), Stone County, Missouri. Page 406 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).