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Guide to '''Barry County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
Guide to '''Barry County Missouri genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Click|Image:MO_ORP.png|Missouri Online Genealogy Records}}  
 
 
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{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
| county = Barry County  
 
| county = Barry County  
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| county_map = Missouri Barry County Map.png
 
| state = Missouri
 
| state = Missouri
 
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| founded year = 1835
 
| founded year = 1835
 
| founded date = January 5
 
| founded date = January 5
| seat = Cassville
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| seat = [[Cassville, Missouri|Cassville]]
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| building image = MissouriBarryCourthouse.jpg
 
| building address = Barry County Courthouse<br>700 Main, Suite 6 <br>Cassville, MO 65625 <br>Telephone: (417) 847-2914  <br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Barry-County-Missouri-Courts.htm  '''Barry County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Barry County Courthouse<br>700 Main, Suite 6 <br>Cassville, MO 65625 <br>Telephone: (417) 847-2914  <br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Barry-County-Missouri-Courts.htm  '''Barry County Website'''] }}  
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=== County Information ===
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==== Barry County, Missouri Record Dates  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Barry County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Barry County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Barry County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Barry County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Barry County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Barry County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1837
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1835
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1835
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Records Deeds has marriage and land records; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records; <br>Probate Judge has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Barry County, Missouri. Page 397 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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Records Deeds has marriage and land records; Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce and court records; Probate Judge has probate records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Barry 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  ====
  
'''1835--'''Barry County was created 5 January 1835&nbsp;from [[Greene County, Missouri|Greene]] County. '''County seat:''' Cassville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1835''' Barry County was created 5 January 1835&nbsp;from [[Greene County, Missouri Genealogy|Greene]] County. '''County seat:''' Cassville <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Barry County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.  
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For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1861''' Courthouse burned; some records were destroyed.<br>
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{{Fire+}}
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
*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>
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'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Barry, Cassville|place|disp=Cassville}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Barry, Monett|place|disp=Monett}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Barry, Pulaskifield|place|disp=Pulaskifield}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Barry, Shell Knob|place|disp=Shell Knob}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Barry, Vida|place|disp=Vida}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Barry, Wheaton|place|disp=Wheaton}}
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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  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Benton County, Arkansas|Benton County, Arkansas]]  
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[[Benton County, Arkansas Genealogy|Benton County, Arkansas]] {{•}} [[Carroll County, Arkansas Genealogy|Carroll County, Arkansas]] {{•}} [[Lawrence County, Missouri Genealogy|Lawrence]] {{•}} [[McDonald County, Missouri Genealogy|McDonald]] {{•}} [[Newton County, Missouri Genealogy|Newton]] {{•}} [[Stone County, Missouri Genealogy|Stone]]  
*[[Carroll County, Arkansas|Carroll County, Arkansas]]  
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{{MOBarry, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}
*[[Lawrence County, Missouri|Lawrence]]  
 
*[[McDonald County, Missouri|McDonald]]  
 
*[[Newton County, Missouri|Newton]]  
 
*[[Stone County, Missouri|Stone]]
 
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Biographies<br> ====
  
All of the cemeteries in Barry county Missouri are listed here: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mobarry/cemetery/rschcemtery.htm They also have directions to the cemeteries, photos of the cemeteries and photos of most of the head stones.  
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*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/missouri-counties/barry-county-missouri-genealogy-biographies.asp Families Biographies from The History of Barry County, Missouri] (1888) published by Goodspeed are available free on the My Genealogy Hound website. <br>
  
BillionGraves:
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=61264 Chitwood Cemetery, Wheaton]  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=65052 Corinth Cemetery, Exeter]  
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=65486 Washburn Prairie Cemetery, Exeter]
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=26&GScnty=1401&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|425865|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1401 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://web.archive.org/web/20160722032354/http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mobarry/cemetery/rschcemtery.htm MOGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Barry+Missouri&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Missouri&county=Barry&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/barry/barrcem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/barry.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/barry.htm MOInterment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=5 MNGravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20096&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=56&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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Missouri Genealogy Cemeteries [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries]
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
{{Census|Missouri}}  
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*'''1732-1933''' - {{RecordSearch|2075262|Missouri State and Territorial Census Records, 1732-1933}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
==== Church ====
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{{Census|Missouri}}
  
{{MO Church Intro}}
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==== Church  ====
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{{MO Church Intro}}  
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
{{MO Land}}
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{{MO Land}}  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
{{MO History}}&nbsp;
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{{MO History}}  
  
 
*Biographies from The History of Barry County, Missouri (1888) published by Goodspeed are available free on the [http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/missouri-counties/barry-county-missouri-genealogy-biographies.asp My Genealogy Hound] website.
 
*Biographies from The History of Barry County, Missouri (1888) published by Goodspeed are available free on the [http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/missouri-counties/barry-county-missouri-genealogy-biographies.asp My Genealogy Hound] website.
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*Goodspeed Publishing Company. ''Barry County section&nbsp;: of Goodspeed's, Newton, Lawrence, Barry and McDonald Counties history&nbsp;: reprint''. Partial reprint of original; published: Chicago, Illinois&nbsp;: Goodspeed Pub. Co., 1888.
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**PDF Online at [http://www.ajlambert.com/thompson/stry_bcm.pdf A J Lambert] (Free); and at [http://cdm.sos.mo.gov/cdm/ref/collection/mocohist/id/51537 Missouri Digital Heritage] (Free)
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
[[Image:Mobarry.jpg|900px]]
 
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
 
  
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Barry_County Barry County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
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[[Image:Mobarry.jpg|600px|Mobarry.jpg]]  
  
*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 Barry County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Barry_County Barry 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 Barry County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.  
 
*Map of [http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/missouri-maps/mo-barry-county-missouri-1886-map.html# 1886 Barry County] with numerous small settlements (My Genealogy Hound)
 
*Map of [http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/missouri-maps/mo-barry-county-missouri-1886-map.html# 1886 Barry County] with numerous small settlements (My Genealogy Hound)
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*'''1900 - 1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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===== Civil War  =====
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'''''Online Records'''''
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*'''1861 - 1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932374|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861 - 1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932408|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*{{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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'''''Regiments'''''<br>
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Service men in Barry County, Missouri served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Barry County, Missouri:<br>
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:- [[11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company C
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:- [[11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company C
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:- [[11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company G
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:- [[11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company G
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:- [[11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company I
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:- [[11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company I<br>
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===== World War II =====
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*'''1941-1946''' - {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship =====
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*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Barry}}
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{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Barry}}  
  
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=14369 Joplin newspapers] and [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=19965 Neosho newspapers] from the early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Barry County communities.<br>
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has  
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=14369 Joplin newspapers] and [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=19965 Neosho newspapers] from the early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Barry County communities.
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Probate ====
  
 
{{MO Probate Intro}}
 
{{MO Probate Intro}}
  
==== Taxation ====
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'''Online Probate Records'''
{{MO Tax Intro}}
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*'''1750 - 1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1766 - 1988''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9071 Missouri Wills and Probate Records 1766-1988] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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==== Taxation ====
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{{MO Tax Intro}}  
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{MO Vital Intro}}  
 
{{MO Vital Intro}}  
  
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
  
*'''1883-1885''' - Barry County Birth Index 1883-1885. Batches {{IGI|C514613}} and {{IGI|C514614}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5a/Igimissouria.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1827 - 1935''' {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1851 - 1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1170 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
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*'''1883 - 1885''' Barry County Birth Index 1883-1885. Batches {{IGI|C514613}} and {{IGI|C514614}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igimissouria.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5a/Igimissouria.pdf]].</ref>
  
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
  
*'''1837-1877''' - Barry County Marriage Books A thru C Index 1837-1837. Batch {{IGI|M514611}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1750 - 1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
*'''1877-1885''' - Barry County Marriage Books D and E Index 1877-1885. Batch {{IGI|M514612}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1776-1988''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=missouri%2cmo Missouri, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
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*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1805 - 2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]
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*'''1837 - 1854''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6076 Barry County, Missouri Marriages: 1837-1854] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*'''1837 - 1877''' Barry County Marriage Books A thru C Index 1837-1837. Batch {{IGI|M514611}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1877 - 1885''' Barry County Marriage Books D and E Index 1877-1885. Batch {{IGI|M514612}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
  
 
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
  
*'''1883-1885''' - Barry County Death Index 1883-1885. Batch {{IGI|B514615}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />  
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*'''1834 - 1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1172 Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
*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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*'''1867 - 1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1883 - 1885''' Barry County Death Index 1883-1885. Batch {{IGI|B514615}} at FamilySearch - free.</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.
  
== Societies and Libraries<br> ==
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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[https://web.archive.org/web/20170324025638/http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mobarry/barrycogen/society.html Barry County Genealogical and Historical Society]<br>P.O. Box 291<br>Cassville, Missouri 65625
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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{{WA Websites Intro}}
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| width="30%" | [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:Barry%20+%20County/Missouri%20Digital%20Heritage Missouri Digital Heritage]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
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| width="30%" | [https://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.rootsweb.com/~mobarry/barry.htm MOGenWeb]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/barry/barry.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [https://web.archive.org/web/20141008080706/http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Barry/ RootsWeb resources]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Barry/ Linkpendium]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/barry/ CyndisList]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/barry-county/ StateofUS]  
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
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| width="30%" | [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Barry-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]  
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=194704&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Barry%22 FamilySearch catalog]
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| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
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| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=Barry+county%2C+missouri WorldCat]
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| width="70%" | To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]].
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| width="30%" | [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/ Allen County Public Library]
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| width="70%" | Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Barry Missouri" and search catalog.
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| width="30%" | [http://msa.library.net/ Missouri State Archives Library]
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| width="%70%" | catalog; from this page you must search "Barry County"
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| width="100%" colspan="2" | <center>'''See also''' [[{{PAGENAME}}#Societies_and_Libraries|local libraries]] and [[Missouri Archives and Libraries]]</center>
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*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/missouri-counties/barry-county-missouri-genealogy-biographies.asp Biographies from The History of Barry County, Missouri] (1888) published by Goodspeed are available free on the My Genealogy Hound website.
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| width="30%" | [http://geneabloggers.com/genealogy-blogs/ GeneaBloggers]
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| width="30%" | [https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/100347390989583743440 Google+]
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| width="70%" | Missouri Genealogy Network Community
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| width="30" | [https://www.facebook.com/search/more/?q=Missouri%20Genealogy&sid=0.6922872586034933 Facebook]
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| width="70%" | list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
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| width="30%" | [http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.missouri.counties.barry/mb.ashx Ancestry.com]
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| width="70%" | Barry County Message Board
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Latest revision as of 20:23, 8 May 2018

United States
Missouri
Barry County

Guide to Barry County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Barry County, Missouri
Map
Map of Missouri highlighting Barry County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 5, 1835
County Seat Cassville
Courthouse
MissouriBarryCourthouse.jpg
Address Barry County Courthouse
700 Main, Suite 6
Cassville, MO 65625
Telephone: (417) 847-2914
Barry County Website


County Information

Barry County, Missouri Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1883 1837 1883 1830 1835 1835

County Courthouse

Records Deeds has marriage and land records; Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce and court records; Probate Judge has probate records.[2]

History

Parent County

1835 Barry County was created 5 January 1835 from Greene County. County seat: Cassville [3]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps" (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

1861 Courthouse burned; some records were destroyed.

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:

Places/Localities

Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Benton County, Arkansas  • Carroll County, Arkansas  • Lawrence  • McDonald  • Newton  • Stone

Barry CountyStone CountyMcDonald CountyNewton CountyLawrene CountyJasper CountyChristian CountyTaney CountyGreene CountyBoone CountyCarroll CountyMadison CountyNewton CountyWashington CountyBenton CountyCherokee CountyDelaware CountyOttawa CountyCherokee CountyAdair CountyMOBarry1.JPG

Resources

Biographies

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
MOGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
MOGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
MOInterment
MNGravestones
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Missouri Cemeteries for more information.

Missouri Genealogy Cemeteries Missouri Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Missouri denominations, view the Missouri Church Records wiki page.

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Missouri Land and Property for information about records of land transfers from the government to private ownership. After that transfer, transactions were usually recorded and are currently housed at the county courthouse.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Barry County, Missouri Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the Wiki page section Missouri Local Histories.

  • Biographies from The History of Barry County, Missouri (1888) published by Goodspeed are available free on the My Genealogy Hound website.
  • Goodspeed Publishing Company. Barry County section : of Goodspeed's, Newton, Lawrence, Barry and McDonald Counties history : reprint. Partial reprint of original; published: Chicago, Illinois : Goodspeed Pub. Co., 1888.

Maps

Mobarry.jpg

Military

Civil War

Online Records

Regiments
Service men in Barry County, Missouri served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Barry County, Missouri:

- 11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate, Company C
- 11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate, Company C
- 11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate, Company G
- 11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate, Company G
- 11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate, Company I
- 11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate, Company I
World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship =

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Barry County, Missouri Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


Probate

Probate records include wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. For further information, see United States Probate Records.

In Missouri, probate records have usually been recorded by the clerks of the probate courts, but in some counties the common pleas or circuit courts handled this function. They are frequently indexed.

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more information see the wiki page Missouri Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths. For additional guidance on researching and using vital records, see United States Vital Records or How to order Missouri Vital Records.

St. Louis and Kansas City recorded births and deaths starting as early as 1850 for deaths and 1870 for births.  The Missouri Department of Health began keeping birth and death records in 1909. County records vary by year and the county. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Missouri Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office or order electronically online.

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Barry County Genealogical and Historical Society
P.O. Box 291
Cassville, Missouri 65625

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites



Sites with online indexes or images of records
Missouri Digital Heritage Free digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
MOGenWeb Free Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
USGenWeb Archives Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Sites that search for links pertaining to Barry County, Missouri Genealogy
RootsWeb resources Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Linkpendium Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
CyndisList Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
StateofUS Free family history resources and government records
Missouri Genealogy Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
Major catalogs for hard copy collections of Barry County, Missouri Genealogy
Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records
FamilySearch catalog Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
WorldCat To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see WorldCat Online Catalog.
Allen County Public Library Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Barry Missouri" and search catalog.
Missouri State Archives Library catalog; from this page you must search "Barry County"
See also local libraries and Missouri Archives and Libraries
Social networking sites pertaining to Barry County, Missouri Genealogy
GeneaBloggers enter "missouri" in the search box to see a list and links to Missouri Blogs
Google+ Missouri Genealogy Network Community
Facebook list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
Ancestry.com Barry County Message Board

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Barry County, Missouri. Page 397 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/5a/Igimissouria.pdf.