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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[DeKalb_County,_Missouri|DeKalb County]]''
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.dekalbcountymo.org/ De Kalb County Courthouse]<br>109 W Main Street <br>P O Box 248; <br>Maysville, MO 64469-0248<br>Phone: 816.449.5402&nbsp;<br><br>County Recorder has marriage and divorce records; <br>County Clerk has birth records 1880-1902; probate <br>Judge has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), DeKalb County, Missouri. Page 399 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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[[Image:Johann de Kalb.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Johann de Kalb.JPG]]
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The county is named after Revolutionary War hero [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_de_Kalb Johann de Kalb] (1721-1780), a German baron.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_de_Kalb "Johann de Kalb,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1845--'''DeKalb County was created 25 February 1845&nbsp;from [[Clinton County, Missouri|Clinton]] County. '''County seat:''' Maysville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of DeKalb County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== 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.
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Andrew County, Missouri|Andrew]]
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*[[Buchanan County, Missouri|Buchanan]]
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*[[Caldwell County, Missouri|Caldwell]]
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*[[Clinton County, Missouri|Clinton]]
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*[[Daviess County, Missouri|Daviess]]
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*[[Gentry County, Missouri|Gentry]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Missouri}}
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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*Interactive map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/DeKalb_County DeKalb 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 DeKalb County.
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==== Military  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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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.
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://dekalb.mogenweb.org/ DeKalb county Missouri USGenWeb project]. 2009: site is beginning to add marriages, cemetery records, other historical resources.
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+DeKalb|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
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[[Category:DeKalb_County,_Missouri]]

Revision as of 19:23, 31 December 2012

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


Hand and keyboard.jpg Missouri
Online Records


County Courthouse

De Kalb County Courthouse
109 W Main Street
P O Box 248;
Maysville, MO 64469-0248
Phone: 816.449.5402 

County Recorder has marriage and divorce records;
County Clerk has birth records 1880-1902; probate
Judge has probate records[1]

History

Johann de Kalb.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War hero Johann de Kalb (1721-1780), a German baron.[2]

Parent County

1845--DeKalb County was created 25 February 1845 from Clinton County. County seat: Maysville [3]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of DeKalb County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), DeKalb County, Missouri. Page 399 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Johann de Kalb," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).