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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Butler_County,_Missouri|Butler County]]''  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Butler County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1849
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| founded date = February 27
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| seat = Poplar Bluff
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| building address = Butler County Courthouse<br>100 N Main Street<br>Poplar Bluff, MO 63901<br>Phone: 573.686.8050<br>[http://www.ofrpc.org/county/butler.html '''Butler County Website'''] }}
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br><br><br>Recorder of&nbsp; Deeds has marriage and land records from 1849; <br>Probate court has probate records from 1849; County Clerk<br>has birth and death records 1883-1893<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Butler County, Missouri. Page 398 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Butler County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== 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>
  
 
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Missouri}}
  
 
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinedirectorysite/Home/usa/mo/butler Butler County, Missouri Online Historical Directories] -&nbsp;identifies historical city, county, business and other directories available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.
  
 
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Butler_County Butler 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 Butler County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
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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>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Poplar Bluff Missouri Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202872&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Butler&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Butler|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 03:04, 21 February 2013

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


Butler County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 27, 1849
County Seat Poplar Bluff
Courthouse
Address Butler County Courthouse
100 N Main Street
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Phone: 573.686.8050
Butler County Website


Hand and keyboard.jpg Missouri
Online Records


County Courthouse




Recorder of  Deeds has marriage and land records from 1849;
Probate court has probate records from 1849; County Clerk
has birth and death records 1883-1893[1]

History

Parent County

1849--Butler County was created 27 February 1849 from Wayne County. County seat: Poplar Bluff [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Butler County, Missouri Online Historical Directories - identifies historical city, county, business and other directories available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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), Butler County, Missouri. Page 398 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).