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==== Parent County  ====
 
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Daviess County was created in 1836 from Ray County.
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'''1836--'''Daviess County was created from Ray County. '''County seat:''' Gallatin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
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Arthur Paul Moser has short descriptions of [http://thelibrary.org/lochist/moser/daviesspl.html towns] in Daviess county, many of them no longer extant.<br>
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Arthur Paul Moser has short descriptions of [http://thelibrary.org/lochist/moser/daviesspl.html towns] in Daviess county, many of them no longer extant.<br>  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~modavies/daviess.htm Nearby counties].  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~modavies/daviess.htm Nearby counties].  
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries<br> ====
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==== Cemeteries<br> ====
  
Steve Reid's [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sareid/ page] has about 70 transcriptions of Daviess county cemeteries.&nbsp; Many of these transcriptions are current only to the 1970s.&nbsp; The page also includes a historical description of all known Daviess county cemeteries and directions to their location.<br>
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Steve Reid's [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sareid/ page] has about 70 transcriptions of Daviess county cemeteries.&nbsp; Many of these transcriptions are current only to the 1970s.&nbsp; The page also includes a historical description of all known Daviess county cemeteries and directions to their location.<br>  
  
Lanita Sconce Smith's [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~modavies/cemetery/davicem.htm page] sorts Daviess county burials by name.<br>
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Lanita Sconce Smith's [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~modavies/cemetery/davicem.htm page] sorts Daviess county burials by name.<br>  
  
Find A Grave has [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1427 many] Daviess county cemetery transcriptions.<br>
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Find A Grave has [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1427 many] Daviess county cemetery transcriptions.<br>  
  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~modavies/cemetery/cemndx.htm Here] is another page of Daviess county cemeteries for Clear Creek, Creekmore, Enyart, Everly, Foley, Frazier, Guthrie, Hays, Hemry/Payne, Hill, Lick Fork, Lock Springs, McCrary, Muddy, Old Union, Pell, Pilot Grove 1, Reid (partial), Trosper, Trotten, and Weldon.  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~modavies/cemetery/cemndx.htm Here] is another page of Daviess county cemeteries for Clear Creek, Creekmore, Enyart, Everly, Foley, Frazier, Guthrie, Hays, Hemry/Payne, Hill, Lick Fork, Lock Springs, McCrary, Muddy, Old Union, Pell, Pilot Grove 1, Reid (partial), Trosper, Trotten, and Weldon.  
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Here are&nbsp;transcriptions of the [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mocemete/daviess/winston-A-G.html Winston] and [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mocemete/daviess/muddy.htm Muddy] cemeteries.&nbsp; Other transcriptions of Muddy cemetery are [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~phipps/muddycreek.html here]&nbsp;and [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mocemete/daviess/muddy-creek.html here].  
 
Here are&nbsp;transcriptions of the [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mocemete/daviess/winston-A-G.html Winston] and [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mocemete/daviess/muddy.htm Muddy] cemeteries.&nbsp; Other transcriptions of Muddy cemetery are [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~phipps/muddycreek.html here]&nbsp;and [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mocemete/daviess/muddy-creek.html here].  
  
The Missouri Tombstone Transcription project has [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cemetery/missouri/daviess.htm links] to McCrary, Lick Fork, Creekmore, and Old Scotland cemeteries.<br>
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The Missouri Tombstone Transcription project has [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cemetery/missouri/daviess.htm links] to McCrary, Lick Fork, Creekmore, and Old Scotland cemeteries.<br>  
  
Brenda Abplanalp and Virgil Givens abstracted the [http://files.usgwarchives.org/mo/daviess/cemeteries/wooderso20gcm.txt Wooderson] cemetery.
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Brenda Abplanalp and Virgil Givens abstracted the [http://files.usgwarchives.org/mo/daviess/cemeteries/wooderso20gcm.txt Wooderson] cemetery.  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
Trails.com has a partial [http://www.topozone.com/states/Missouri.asp?county=Daviess&feature=Church list] of historic and current churches in Daviess county.&nbsp; A slightly different [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=117:2:5451794591123139592:pg_R_12501423645835766372:NO&pg_min_row=1&pg_max_rows=15&pg_rows_fetched=6 list] is given by the USGS database.<br>
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Trails.com has a partial [http://www.topozone.com/states/Missouri.asp?county=Daviess&feature=Church list] of historic and current churches in Daviess county.&nbsp; A slightly different [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=117:2:5451794591123139592:pg_R_12501423645835766372:NO&pg_min_row=1&pg_max_rows=15&pg_rows_fetched=6 list] is given by the USGS database.<br>  
  
 
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
The Missouri Secretary of State sponsors a site with land patents for [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/land/results.asp?txtName=&amp;txtCounty=Daviess&amp;txtYear=&amp;hSearchID=Name Daviess] county 1831-1969.<br>
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The Missouri Secretary of State sponsors a site with land patents for [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/land/results.asp?txtName=&txtCounty=Daviess&txtYear=&hSearchID=Name Daviess] county 1831-1969.<br>  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Marriages =====
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'''Marriages'''
  
Daviess county [http://www.34hotrod.com/genealogy/daviess-co/marriages.htm marriages 1837 - 1899].
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Daviess county [http://www.34hotrod.com/genealogy/daviess-co/marriages.htm marriages 1837 - 1899]  
  
===== Deaths =====
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'''Deaths'''
  
The Missouri Secretary of State has [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/default.asp death] records from 1910-1957; a few earlier.&nbsp; Some certificates were never completed or filed, others have creative spelling.&nbsp; The information is only as good as the informant could recall at the time.
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The Missouri Secretary of State has [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/default.asp death] records from 1910-1957; a few earlier.&nbsp; Some certificates were never completed or filed, others have creative spelling.&nbsp; The information is only as good as the informant could recall at the time.  
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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There is a Daviess county Genealogical [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~modavies/gensoc.htm Society].&nbsp; The [http://grm.net/~daviess/default.htm Daviess county library] in Gallatin also has genealogical records.&nbsp; Other Missouri libraries with Daviess county records include the [http://shs.umsystem.edu/about/visit.shtml Missouri State Historical Library] in Columbia, MO and the [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/ State Archives] in Jefferson City, MO.  
 
 
There is a Daviess county Genealogical [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~modavies/gensoc.htm Society].&nbsp; The [http://grm.net/~daviess/default.htm Daviess county library] in Gallatin also has genealogical records.&nbsp; Other Missouri libraries with Daviess county records include the [http://shs.umsystem.edu/about/visit.shtml Missouri State Historical Library] in Columbia, MO and the [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/ State Archives] in Jefferson City, MO.
 
  
 
== 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=202981&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Daviess&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202981&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Daviess&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Daviess_County,_Missouri]]
 
[[Category:Daviess_County,_Missouri]]

Revision as of 18:01, 10 October 2008

United States  > Missouri > Daviess County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1836--Daviess County was created from Ray County. County seat: Gallatin [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Arthur Paul Moser has short descriptions of towns in Daviess county, many of them no longer extant.

Neighboring Counties

Nearby counties.


Resources

Cemeteries

Steve Reid's page has about 70 transcriptions of Daviess county cemeteries.  Many of these transcriptions are current only to the 1970s.  The page also includes a historical description of all known Daviess county cemeteries and directions to their location.

Lanita Sconce Smith's page sorts Daviess county burials by name.

Find A Grave has many Daviess county cemetery transcriptions.

Here is another page of Daviess county cemeteries for Clear Creek, Creekmore, Enyart, Everly, Foley, Frazier, Guthrie, Hays, Hemry/Payne, Hill, Lick Fork, Lock Springs, McCrary, Muddy, Old Union, Pell, Pilot Grove 1, Reid (partial), Trosper, Trotten, and Weldon.

Here are transcriptions of the Winston and Muddy cemeteries.  Other transcriptions of Muddy cemetery are here and here.

The Missouri Tombstone Transcription project has links to McCrary, Lick Fork, Creekmore, and Old Scotland cemeteries.

Brenda Abplanalp and Virgil Givens abstracted the Wooderson cemetery.

Church

Trails.com has a partial list of historic and current churches in Daviess county.  A slightly different list is given by the USGS database.

Court

Land

The Missouri Secretary of State sponsors a site with land patents for Daviess county 1831-1969.

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriages

Daviess county marriages 1837 - 1899

Deaths

The Missouri Secretary of State has death records from 1910-1957; a few earlier.  Some certificates were never completed or filed, others have creative spelling.  The information is only as good as the informant could recall at the time.

Societies and Libraries

There is a Daviess county Genealogical Society.  The Daviess county library in Gallatin also has genealogical records.  Other Missouri libraries with Daviess county records include the Missouri State Historical Library in Columbia, MO and the State Archives in Jefferson City, MO.

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).