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Guide to '''Bollinger County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and 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
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| county = Bollinger County
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| county_map = Missouri Bollinger County Map.png
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1851
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| founded date = March 1
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| seat = [[Marble Hill, Missouri|Marble Hill]]
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| building image = MissouriBollingerCourthouse.jpg
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| building address = Bollinger County Courthouse<br>204 High Street<br> Marble Hill, MO 63764-0046<br> Phone: 573.238.2126<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Bollinger-County-Missouri-Courts.htm  '''Bollinger County Website'''] }}
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=== County Information ===
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==== Bollinger 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" | '''[[Bollinger County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Bollinger County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Bollinger County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Bollinger County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Bollinger County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Bollinger County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1865
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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" | 1851
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1866
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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County Clerk has birth and death records 1882-1892; Clerk of the Circuit Court has court records and Registrar has marriage, divorce and land records; Circuit Judge has probate records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bollinger 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  ====
  
'''1851-'''-Bollinger County was created 1 March 1851&nbsp;from [[Cape_Girardeau_County,_Missouri|Cape Girardeau]], [[Stoddard_County,_Missouri|Stoddard]] and [[Wayne_County,_Missouri|Wayne]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Marble Hill <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1851''' Bollinger County was created 1 March 1851&nbsp;from [[Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Genealogy|Cape Girardeau]], [[Stoddard County, Missouri Genealogy|Stoddard]] and [[Wayne County, Missouri Genealogy|Wayne]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Marble Hill <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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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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'''1866, 1884''' Courthouse burned.<br>
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{{Fire+}}
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Bollinger, Marble Hill|place|disp=Marble Hill}}
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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  ====
  
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[[Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Genealogy|Cape Girardeau]] {{•}} [[Madison County, Missouri Genealogy|Madison]] {{•}} [[Perry County, Missouri Genealogy|Perry]] {{•}} [[Stoddard County, Missouri Genealogy|Stoddard]] {{•}} [[Wayne County, Missouri Genealogy|Wayne]]
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{{MOBollinger, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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{| width="80%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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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=1405&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|585262|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=1405 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/bollinger/cemetery/bcmo-cem.htm MOGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Bollinger+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=Bollinger&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/bollinger/bollicem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/bollinge.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/bollinger.htm MOInterment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=9 MNGravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20124&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=76&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Missouri Cemeteries| Missouri Cemeteries]] for more information.
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Genealogy Cemeteries
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==== Census  ====
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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
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{{Census|Missouri}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== 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  ====
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{{MO Land}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MO History}}
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*''History of southeast Missouri. Embracing an historical account of the counties of Ste. Genevieve, St. Francois, Perry, Cape Girardeau, Bollinger, Madison, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Dunklin, Scott, Mississippi, Stoddard, Butler, Wayne and Iron''. Chicago, The Goodspeed publishing co., 1888.
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**Online at [http://cdm16795.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/mocohist/id/48342 MissouriDigitalHeritage] (Free)
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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[[Image:Mobollinger.jpg|right|400px|Bollinger]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
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*Interactive map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Bollinger_County Bollinger 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 Bollinger County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.
  
 
==== 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 Bollinger 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 Bollinger County, Missouri:<br>
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:- [[8th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|8th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company A<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  ====
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{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Bollinger}}
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{MO Probate Intro}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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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 $
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MO Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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{{MO Vital Intro}}
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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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 - 1892''' Bollinger County Birth Index 1883-1892. Batch {{IGI|C514831}} 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>
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===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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*'''1750 - 1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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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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*'''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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*'''1865 - 1885''' Bollinger County Marriage Books 1 thru 3 Index 1865-1885. Batch {{IGI|M514831}} at FamilySearch - free.
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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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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*'''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 $
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*'''1883 - 1892''' Bollinger County Death Index 1883-1892. Batch {{IGI|B514833}} at FamilySearch - free.
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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.
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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*Bollinger County Historical Society<br>P.O. Box 402<br>Marble Hill, MO 63764<br>Phone: 573-238-4374<br>
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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==== Family History Centers ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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==== Websites  ====
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{{WA Websites Intro}}
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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| width="30%" | [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:bollinger+county/ 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%" | [http://mogenweb.org/mo.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/bollinger/bollinge.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="100%" bgcolor="#94FFFF" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites that search for links pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
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| width="30%" | [https://web.archive.org/web/20170510115634/http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com:80/USA/MO/Bollinger/ 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/Bollinger/ Linkpendium]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/bollinger/ CyndisList]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/bollinger-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/Bollinger-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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== Web Sites  ==
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#FFFF66" colspan="2" | <center>'''Major catalogs for ''hard copy'' collections of {{PAGENAME}}''' <br>Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records</center>
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| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=194704&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Bollinger%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=Bollinger+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 "Bollinger 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 "Bollinger 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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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202858&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Bollinger&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#FAEBD7" colspan="3" | <center>'''Social networking sites pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
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| width="30%" | [http://geneabloggers.com/genealogy-blogs/ GeneaBloggers]
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| enter "missouri" in the search box to see a list and links to Missouri Blogs
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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.bollinger/mb.ashx Ancestry.com]
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| width="70%" | Bollinger County Message Board
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Bollinger_County,_Missouri]]
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[[Category:Bollinger_County,_Missouri]] [[Category:Missouri Counties]]

Latest revision as of 00:55, 12 May 2018

United States
Missouri
Bollinger County

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


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Bollinger County, Missouri
Map
Map of Missouri highlighting Bollinger County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 1, 1851
County Seat Marble Hill
Courthouse
MissouriBollingerCourthouse.jpg
Address Bollinger County Courthouse
204 High Street
Marble Hill, MO 63764-0046
Phone: 573.238.2126
Bollinger County Website


County Information

Bollinger County, Missouri Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1883 1865 1883 1830 1851 1866

County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records 1882-1892; Clerk of the Circuit Court has court records and Registrar has marriage, divorce and land records; Circuit Judge has probate records.[2]

History

Parent County

1851 Bollinger County was created 1 March 1851 from Cape Girardeau, Stoddard and Wayne Counties.
County seat: Marble Hill [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

1866, 1884 Courthouse burned.

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

Cape Girardeau  • Madison  • Perry  • Stoddard  • Wayne

Bollinger CountyPerry CountyMadison CountyWashington CountySt. Francois CountyWayne CountyIron CountySte. Genevieve CountyReynolds CountyCarter CountyScott CountyStoddard CountyButler CountyAlexander CountyNew Madrid CountyMississippi CountyCape Girardeau CountyJackson CountyUnion CountyMOBollinger.jpg

Resources

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.

Census

For tips on accessing Bollinger 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 Bollinger 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.

  • History of southeast Missouri. Embracing an historical account of the counties of Ste. Genevieve, St. Francois, Perry, Cape Girardeau, Bollinger, Madison, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Dunklin, Scott, Mississippi, Stoddard, Butler, Wayne and Iron. Chicago, The Goodspeed publishing co., 1888.

Maps

Bollinger

Military

Civil War

Online Records

Regiments
Service men in Bollinger 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 Bollinger County, Missouri:

- 8th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company A
World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Bollinger 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

  • Bollinger County Historical Society
    P.O. Box 402
    Marble Hill, MO 63764
    Phone: 573-238-4374


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 Bollinger 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 Bollinger 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 "Bollinger Missouri" and search catalog.
Missouri State Archives Library catalog; from this page you must search "Bollinger County"
See also local libraries and Missouri Archives and Libraries
Social networking sites pertaining to Bollinger 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 Bollinger 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), Bollinger 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.