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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Carter_County,_Missouri|Carter County]]''
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Guide to '''Carter County Missouri genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Carter County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1859
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| founded date = March 10
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| seat = Van Buren
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| building address = Carter County Courthouse<br> 105 Main Street; <br>Van Buren, MO 63965-0517<br>Phone: 573.323.4527 <br>[http://www.ofrpc.org/county/carter.html  '''Carter County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br><br><br>Recorder of Deeds has marriage and land records; <br>Probate Court has probate records from 1859<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carter County, Missouri. Page 398 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1859--'''Carter County was created 10 March 1859&nbsp;from [[Ripley County, Missouri|Ripley]] and [[Shannon County, Missouri|Shannon]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Van Buren <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Carter County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html boundary 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.
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Butler County, Missouri|Butler]]
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*[[Oregon County, Missouri|Oregon]]
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*[[Reynolds County, Missouri|Reynolds]]
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*[[Ripley County, Missouri|Ripley]]
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*[[Shannon County, Missouri|Shannon]]
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*[[Wayne County, Missouri|Wayne]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Missouri}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Interactive map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Carter_County Carter 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 Carter County.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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Carter County Newspapers on Microfilm at the State Historical Society [http://shs.umsystem.edu/newspaper/newspapercatalog/cartercounty.shtml/Carter County Newspapers]
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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Some Pre-1901 Birth Records are available online at Missouri State Archives. [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/ Birth Records] - Over 250 reels of microfilm containing birth and death records from 1883 to 1893 are available at the Archives for research. To learn more about researching birth and death records from this period, contact the Archives at [archref@sos.mo.gov]
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===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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Carter County, Missouri Marriages, 1860 -1900. County court records located at Van Buren, Missouri. Family History Library film # (0927642) [http://goo.gl/l221p / Film]
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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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&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Carter|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 22:13, 15 March 2013

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Guide to Carter County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records



Carter County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 10, 1859
County Seat Van Buren
Courthouse
Address Carter County Courthouse
105 Main Street;
Van Buren, MO 63965-0517
Phone: 573.323.4527
Carter County Website


County Courthouse




Recorder of Deeds has marriage and land records;
Probate Court has probate records from 1859[1]

History

Parent County

1859--Carter County was created 10 March 1859 from Ripley and Shannon Counties. County seat: Van Buren [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Carter County boundary changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Carter County Newspapers on Microfilm at the State Historical Society County Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births

Some Pre-1901 Birth Records are available online at Missouri State Archives. Birth Records - Over 250 reels of microfilm containing birth and death records from 1883 to 1893 are available at the Archives for research. To learn more about researching birth and death records from this period, contact the Archives at [archref@sos.mo.gov]

Marriages

Carter County, Missouri Marriages, 1860 -1900. County court records located at Van Buren, Missouri. Family History Library film # (0927642) / Film

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), Carter 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).
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