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<!--{12079657257810} -->[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_County%2C_Missouri Andrew County, Missouri]is located in Northwest Missouri and one of the six [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platte_Purchase Platte Purchase]counties acquired by the United States from the Native Americans in 1836.&nbsp; The area now located in Andrew County was first part of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buchanan_County%2C_Missouri Buchanan County, Missouri].&nbsp; Since it was organized in 1841&nbsp;it is important to determine when&nbsp;ancestors first&nbsp;arrived in Andrew County.&nbsp; If they were there prior to 1841 it will be necessary to look for their records in Buchanan County.&nbsp; The marjority of the&nbsp;original records filed after 1841 are available at the courthouse which is located in [http://www.andrewcounty.org/ Savannah, Missouri].
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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Andrew_County,_Missouri|Andrew County]]''
  
==== '''Census records:''' ====
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* Prior to 1840 - not available because this region part of Indian Lands
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== County Courthouse  ==
* 1840 - See Buchanan County, Missouri
 
* 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 - available through Family History Library, Ancestry, HeritageQuest and more
 
  
==== '''Birth&nbsp;records:''' ====
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[http://www.andrewcounty.org/ Andrew County ]<br>P.O. Box 206 411 Court Street<br>Savannah, MO 64485-0206 <br>Telephone: (816) 324-3624
  
* <span id="1207915828997S">&nbsp;Available from [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/cresults.asp?selCRCounty=ANDREW&txtCRType= 1883 to 1895]- original records were filed with County Clerk</span>
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County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1893; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce and court<br> records from 1841, land and military records; Probate <br>Judge has probate records from 1841<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Andrew County, Missouri. Page 397 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
* <span>[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/bdrecords.asp State birth certificates]available from 1910 to present</span>
 
  
==== Marriage records: ====
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== History  ==
  
* Available 1841 to present
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Andrew County, Missouri is located in Northwest Missouri and one of the six [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platte_Purchase Platte Purchase]counties acquired by the United States from the Native Americans in 1836.&nbsp; The area now located in Andrew County was first part of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buchanan_County%2C_Missouri Buchanan County, Missouri].&nbsp; Since it was organized in 1841&nbsp;it is important to determine when&nbsp;ancestors first&nbsp;arrived in Andrew County.&nbsp; If they were there prior to 1841 it will be necessary to look for their records in Buchanan County.&nbsp; The marjority of the&nbsp;original records filed after 1841 are available at the courthouse which is located in [http://www.andrewcounty.org/ Savannah, Missouri].
  
==== Death records: ====
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==== Parent County  ====
  
* Available [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/cresults.asp?selCRCounty=ANDREW&txtCRType= 1883 to 1893]
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'''1841--'''Andrew County was created 29 January 1841 from the Platte Purchase. '''County seat:''' Savannah <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
* [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/bdrecords.asp State death certificates]available from 1910 to present
 
  
==== <span id="1207916396561S">&nbsp;</span>Deed Records: ====
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
* Land patents are available online from 1844 to 1969 at the [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/land/results.asp?txtName=&txtCounty=Andrew&txtYear=&hSearchID=Name Missouri Secretary of State website]
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See an interactive map of Andrew County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.  
* Available from 1841 to present - original records filed at the [http://www.andrewcounty.org/circuitclerk.htm Circuit Clerk and Recorder's Office]
 
  
==== Probate Records: ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
  
* Probate Judge has probate records from 1841 to present
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== 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.<br>
  
=== Archives and Libraries: ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
* [http://www.savannahmo.net/museum.html Andrew County Museum] located at 202&nbsp;East Duncan Drive, Savannah, Missouri 64485&nbsp;
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
* Missouri State Archives has a [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/county/andrew.pdf list of records available online].
 
* St. Joseph Public Library at 927 Felix Street in St. Joseph, Missouri 64501
 
* Andrew County Historical Society, P. O. Box 12, Savannah, Missouri 64485
 
* [http://www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/genlh/ Mid-Continent Library], 317 West Highway 24, Independence, Missouri 64050 [''moving&nbsp;in 2008 to new facility near Noland Road and Highway 24'']&nbsp;
 
* Family History Library has [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202816&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Andrew&columns=*,0,0 Andrew County, Missouri records]available on microfilm
 
  
=== Genealogical Websites ===
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*[[Buchanan County, Missouri|Buchanan]]
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*[[DeKalb County, Missouri|Dekalb]]
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*[[Doniphan County, Kansas|Doniphan County, Kansas]]
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*[[Gentry County, Missouri|Gentry]]
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*[[Holt County, Missouri|Holt]]
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*[[Nodaway County, Missouri|Nodaway]]
  
* USGenWeb Archives - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/mo/andrew/andrew.htm Andrew County]
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== Resources  ==
* MOGenWeb - [http://www.mogenweb.org/andrew/ Andrew County]
 
* Kindred Trails - [http://www.kindredtrails.com/MO_Andrew.html Andrew County]
 
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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*Land patents are available online from 1844 to 1969 at the [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/land/results.asp?txtName=&txtCounty=Andrew&txtYear=&hSearchID=Name Missouri Secretary of State website]
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*Available from 1841 to present - original records filed at the [http://www.andrewcounty.org/circuitclerk.htm Circuit Clerk and Recorder's Office]
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Andrew_County Andrew 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 Andrew County.<br>
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==== Migration  ====
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri_River Missouri River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''Oregon National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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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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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.savannahmo.net/museum.html Andrew County Museum]<br>202&nbsp;East Duncan Drive<br>Savannah, Missouri 64485<br>
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*Missouri State Archives has a [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/county/andrew.pdf list of records available online].<br>
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*St. Joseph Public Library<br>927 Felix Street<br>St. Joseph, Missouri 64501<br>
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*Andrew County Historical Society<br>P. O. Box 12<br>Savannah, Missouri 64485<br>
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*[http://www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/genlh/ Mid-Continent Library]<br>317 West Highway 24<br>Independence, Missouri 64050<br>[''moving&nbsp;in 2008 to new facility near Noland Road and Highway 24'']&nbsp;
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb Archives - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/mo/andrew/andrew.htm Andrew County]
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*MOGenWeb - [http://www.mogenweb.org/andrew/ Andrew County]
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*Kindred Trails - [http://www.kindredtrails.com/MO_Andrew.html Andrew County]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Andrew|subject|disp=Family History Library&nbsp;Catalog}}
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== References  ==
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<references />{{Missouri|Missouri}}  
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[[Category:Andrew_County,_Missouri]]

Revision as of 19:08, 31 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Andrew County
P.O. Box 206 411 Court Street
Savannah, MO 64485-0206
Telephone: (816) 324-3624

County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1893;
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce and court
records from 1841, land and military records; Probate
Judge has probate records from 1841[1]

History

Andrew County, Missouri is located in Northwest Missouri and one of the six Platte Purchasecounties acquired by the United States from the Native Americans in 1836.  The area now located in Andrew County was first part of Buchanan County, Missouri.  Since it was organized in 1841 it is important to determine when ancestors first arrived in Andrew County.  If they were there prior to 1841 it will be necessary to look for their records in Buchanan County.  The marjority of the original records filed after 1841 are available at the courthouse which is located in Savannah, Missouri.

Parent County

1841--Andrew County was created 29 January 1841 from the Platte Purchase. County seat: Savannah [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps


Migration

Early migration routes to and from Andrew County, Missouri Genealogy for European settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

  • St. Joseph Public Library
    927 Felix Street
    St. Joseph, Missouri 64501
  • Andrew County Historical Society
    P. O. Box 12
    Savannah, Missouri 64485
  • Mid-Continent Library
    317 West Highway 24
    Independence, Missouri 64050
    [moving in 2008 to new facility near Noland Road and Highway 24

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Andrew 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. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).