Cooper County, Missouri Genealogy

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

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1818--Cooper County was created 17 December 1818 from Howard County. County seat: Boonville [1]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

A history of Cooper County, Missouri from the first visit by white men, in February, 1804, to the fifth day of July, 1876 by Levens and Drake (1876) is available online free from Google Books.

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Cooper County

June 17, 1861 = Boonville[2] also known as First Battle of Boonville

Map showing Civil War battles in Missouri

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August 2012)