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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Missouri|Missouri]] > Adair County''  
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''This article is about a northeast Missouri county. For other uses, see [[Adair|Adair]].''
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Adair County'''
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Guide to '''Adair County Missouri genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Adair County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1841
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| founded date = January 29
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| seat = Kirksville
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| building address = Adair County Courthouse <br>106 W. Washington <br>Kirksville, MO 63501 <br>Telephone: (660) 665-3350<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Adair-County-Missouri-Courts.htm '''Adair County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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County Recorder has marriage and land records from 1840: <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records; Probate<br> Clerk has probate records; County Clerk has school enumeration <br>records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Adair  County, Missouri. Page 397 {{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  ====
  
'''1841--'''Adair County was created 29 January 1841&nbsp;from Macon County. '''County seat:''' Kirksville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1841--'''Adair County was created 29 January 1841&nbsp;from [[Macon County, Missouri|Macon]] County. '''County seat:''' Kirksville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Adair County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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*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.
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Knox County, Missouri|Knox]]
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*[[Linn County, Missouri|Linn]]
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*[[Macon County, Missouri|Macon]]
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*[[Putnam County, Missouri|Putnam]]
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*[[Schuyler County, Missouri|Schuyler]]
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*[[Scotland County, Missouri|Scotland]]
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*[[Sullivan County, Missouri|Sullivan]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Missouri}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Interactive map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Adair_County Adair County townships] (Histopolis)
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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 Adair County.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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===== Civil War Battle  =====
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The following Civil War Battle was fought in Adair County
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*August 6-9, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo013.htm Kirksville]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo013.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 15 August 2012)</ref>
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[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/MOmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Missouri
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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The[http://sites.google.com/site/glloydsite/Home/obits-anchor Adair County Historical Society has created an obituary and death notice ]collection on its website. They have been extrated from the ''Kirksville Daily Express ''and cover from March, 1979 through December 31, 2010. There are some additional obituaries taken from the ''Unionville Republican ''which are earlier than the listed dates above.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Kirksville Missouri Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202813&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Adair&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Adair|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 22:14, 15 March 2013

This article is about a northeast Missouri county. For other uses, see Adair.

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Guide to Adair County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records



Adair County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 29, 1841
County Seat Kirksville
Courthouse
Address Adair County Courthouse
106 W. Washington
Kirksville, MO 63501
Telephone: (660) 665-3350
Adair County Website


County Courthouse

County Recorder has marriage and land records from 1840:
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records; Probate
Clerk has probate records; County Clerk has school enumeration
records[1]

History

Parent County

1841--Adair County was created 29 January 1841 from Macon County. County seat: Kirksville [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Adair County

Map showing Civil War battles in Missouri

Newspapers

TheAdair County Historical Society has created an obituary and death notice collection on its website. They have been extrated from the Kirksville Daily Express and cover from March, 1979 through December 31, 2010. There are some additional obituaries taken from the Unionville Republican which are earlier than the listed dates above.

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), Adair County, Missouri. Page 397 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)