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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.acmoelections.org/ Atchison County ]<br>P.O. Box 280 400 South Washington Street<br>Rock Port, MO 64482 <br>Telephone: (660) 744-6214
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County Recorder has marriage and land records; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records; <br>County Clerk has birth records 1883-1893; Probate<br> Judge has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Atchison 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  ====
  
'''1843--'''Atchison County was created 23 February 1843&nbsp;from [[Holt County, Missouri|Holt]] County. {{nowrap|'''County seat:''' Rock Port<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>}} Atchison County was originally named [[Allen County, Missouri|Allen County]] when it was formed in 1843. It was renamed Atchison, County in 1845.
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'''1843--'''Atchison County was created 23 February 1843&nbsp;from [[Holt County, Missouri|Holt]] County. {{nowrap|'''County seat:''' Rock Port<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>}} Atchison County was originally named [[Allen County, Missouri|Allen County]] when it was formed in 1843. It was renamed Atchison, County in 1845.  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Atchison County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.com.
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See an interactive map of Atchison County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.com.  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=64785 Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Fairfax] BillionGraves
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=64785 Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Fairfax] BillionGraves  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1399 Cemeteris of Atchison County]
  
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==== Church ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
[http://books.google.com/books?id=E30UAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA219 ''A Biographical History of Nodaway and Atchison counties, Missouri compendium of national biography''] (1901) is available online free from Google Books. Part I contains biographies of national celebrities. Part II (starts on p.219) contains biographies of Atchison and Nodaway county residents.
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[http://books.google.com/books?id=E30UAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA219 ''A Biographical History of Nodaway and Atchison counties, Missouri compendium of national biography''] (1901) is available online free from Google Books. Part I contains biographies of national celebrities. Part II (starts on p.219) contains biographies of Atchison and Nodaway county residents.  
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri_River Missouri River]  
 
:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri_River Missouri River]  
:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map I" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap1.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>  
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map I" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap1.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>  
 
:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>"Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>  
 
:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>"Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>  
 
:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>"The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in ''The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints'' at http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
 
:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>"The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in ''The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints'' at http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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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>
 
*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>
  
== Societies and Libraries <br> ==
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== Societies and Libraries <br> ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]

Revision as of 19:08, 31 December 2012

This article is about a northwestern Missouri County. For other uses, see Atchison.

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Atchison County
P.O. Box 280 400 South Washington Street
Rock Port, MO 64482
Telephone: (660) 744-6214

County Recorder has marriage and land records;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records;
County Clerk has birth records 1883-1893; Probate
Judge has probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1843--Atchison County was created 23 February 1843 from Holt County. County seat: Rock Port[2] Atchison County was originally named Allen County when it was formed in 1843. It was renamed Atchison, County in 1845.

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Atchison County border changes at N2Genealogy.com.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

A Biographical History of Nodaway and Atchison counties, Missouri compendium of national biography (1901) is available online free from Google Books. Part I contains biographies of national celebrities. Part II (starts on p.219) contains biographies of Atchison and Nodaway county residents.

Maps


Migration

Early migration routes to and from Atchison County, Missouri Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

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), Atchison 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. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map I" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap1.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. "The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).