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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.salemmo.com/county/dentcounty.asp Douglas County Courthouse]<br>203 SE&nbsp;2nd Avenue Box 398<br>Ava, Mo 65608<br>Phone: 417-568-4714
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Clerk Circuit Court and Recorder has marriage, divorce and court records<br>Probate and Magistrate Judge has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Douglas County, Missouri. Page 400 {{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  ====
  
'''1857--'''Douglas County was created from Ozark and Taney Counties. '''County seat:''' Ava <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1857--'''Douglas County was created 29 October 1857&nbsp;from [[Ozark County, Missouri|Ozark]] and [[Taney County, Missouri|Taney]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Ava <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Douglas County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border 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 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Christian County, Missouri|Christian]]
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*[[Howell County, Missouri|Howell]]
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*[[Ozark County, Missouri|Ozark]]
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*[[Taney County, Missouri|Taney]]
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*[[Texas County, Missouri|Texas]]
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*[[Webster County, Missouri|Webster]]
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*[[Wright County, Missouri|Wright]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Missouri}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Douglas_County Douglas 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 Douglas County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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===== Civil War Battle  =====
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The following Civil War Battle was fought in Douglas County
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November 7, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo017.htm Clark’s Mill]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo017.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 9 August 2012)</ref> also known as Vera Cruz <br>
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[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/MOmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Missouri
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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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>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Ava Missouri Family History Center]]
  
 
== 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=203004&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Douglas&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Douglas|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 19:23, 31 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Douglas County Courthouse
203 SE 2nd Avenue Box 398
Ava, Mo 65608
Phone: 417-568-4714

Clerk Circuit Court and Recorder has marriage, divorce and court records
Probate and Magistrate Judge has probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1857--Douglas County was created 29 October 1857 from Ozark and Taney Counties.
County seat: Ava [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Douglas County

November 7, 1862 = Clark’s Mill[3] also known as Vera Cruz

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Douglas County, Missouri. Page 400 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August 2012)