Atchison County, Missouri Genealogy

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

Template:Missouri-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png Atchison County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1843--Atchison County was created 23 February 1843 from Holt County. County seat: Rock Port[1] Atchison County was originally named Allen County when it was formed in 1843. It was renamed Atchison, County in 1845.

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

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 

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map I" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap1.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  3. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "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).