Daviess County, Missouri Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
1836--Daviess County was created 29 December 1836 from Ray County. County seat: Gallatin 
Arthur Paul Moser has short descriptions of towns in Daviess county, many of them no longer extant.
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.
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.
The Missouri Secretary of State sponsors a site with land patents for Daviess county 1831-1969.
Daviess county marriages 1837 - 1899
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.
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).