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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cass_County,_Missouri|Cass County]]''
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Guide to '''Cass 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 = Cass County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1835
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| founded date = March 3
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| seat = Harrisonville
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| building address = Cass County Courthouse<br> 102 E Wall Street<br>Harrisonville, Mo 64701<br>Phone: 816.380.8102 <br>[http://casscounty.com/  '''Cass County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br><br><br>County Clerk has birth records 1861-1896 <br>and court records from 1843; Recorder of Deeds <br>has marriage, divorce and land records; <br>Associate Division has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cass 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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1835--'''Cass County was created from Jackson County. '''County seat:''' Harrisonville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1835--'''Cass County was created 3 March 1855&nbsp;from [[Jackson County, Missouri|Jackson]] County. '''County seat:''' Harrisonville. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> It was originally named [[Van Buren County, Missouri|Van Buren]] County. Its name was changed to Cass County in 1848.
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Cass 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 Missouri Counties.<br>
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Bates County, Missouri|Bates]]
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*[[Henry County, Missouri|Henry]]
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*[[Jackson County, Missouri|Jackson]]
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*[[Johnson County, Missouri|Johnson]]
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*[[Johnson County, Kansas|Johnson County, Kansas]]
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*[[Miami County, Kansas|Miami County, Kansas]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Missouri}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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A [http://books.google.com/books?id=7n8UAAAAYAAJ ''History and directory of Cass County, Missouri containing a history of the county, its towns, commercial interests, etc.''] by A.L. Weber (1908) is available online free from Google Books.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Cass_County Cass 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 Cass County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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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>
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== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== 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=202910&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Cass&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Cass|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 22:14, 15 March 2013

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

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Online Records



Cass County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 3, 1835
County Seat Harrisonville
Courthouse
Address Cass County Courthouse
102 E Wall Street
Harrisonville, Mo 64701
Phone: 816.380.8102
Cass County Website


County Courthouse




County Clerk has birth records 1861-1896
and court records from 1843; Recorder of Deeds
has marriage, divorce and land records;
Associate Division has probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1835--Cass County was created 3 March 1855 from Jackson County. County seat: Harrisonville. [2] It was originally named Van Buren County. Its name was changed to Cass County in 1848.

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

A History and directory of Cass County, Missouri containing a history of the county, its towns, commercial interests, etc. by A.L. Weber (1908) is available online free from Google Books.

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), Cass 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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