Greene County, Missouri Genealogy

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 United States  > Missouri > Greene County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1833--Greene County was created 2 January 1833 from Crawford County. County seat: Springfield [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Greene County, Missouri published Greene County Archives Bulletins from at least 1988 to 1995. These bulletins included guides and indexes to several types of records for the county, including divorce records, Circuit Court records, naturalization records, coroner's record books, stray records, Alms House records, etc. A listing of the contents of these bulletins is available online. Most of the specific titles are included in the descriptions of the records under the appropriate record type below.

Many of the early records of Greene County have been microfilmed and are available through the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and its family history centers.

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Springfield

Court

When Greene County was formed in 1833, a Circuit Court was established and has continued to the present day. Historically there were at least four other courts in Greene County[2]:

See Greene County, Missouri Court Records for a more complete description of these courts and their records.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

The vital records kept by the courts and other offices in Greene County include documents relating to marriages, divorces, and deaths. See Greene County, Missouri Vital Records for a more complete description of these records and their indexes.

Societies and Libraries

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. Guide to the Courts of Greene County, Missouri available online.