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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Grundy_County,_Missouri|Grundy County]]''
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Guide to '''Grundy County Missouri genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Grundy County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1841
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| founded date = January 29
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| seat = Trenton
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| building address = Grundy County Courthouse<br>700 Main Street<br>Trenton, MO 64683<br>Phone: 660.359.6305<br>[http://www.grundycountymo.com/ '''Grundy County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>County Clerk has birth and death records 1881-1890; <br>County Recorder has marriage, divorce and&nbsp;land records; <br>Probate office has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Grundy County, Missouri. Page 400 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[Image:Felix_Grundy.JPG|thumb|right|200px|U.S. Attorney General Felix Grundy (1777-1840)]]
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[[Image:Felix Grundy.JPG|thumb|right|164px]]  
  
The county is named after U.S. Attorney General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felix_Grundy Felix Grundy] (1777-1840).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felix_Grundy "Felix Grundy,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
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The county is named after U.S. Attorney General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felix_Grundy Felix Grundy] (1777-1840).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felix_Grundy "Felix Grundy,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1841--'''Grundy County was created 29 January 1841&nbsp;from [[Livingston_County,_Missouri|Livingston]] County. '''County seat:''' Trenton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1841--'''Grundy County was created 29 January 1841&nbsp;from [[Livingston County, Missouri|Livingston]] County. '''County seat:''' Trenton <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 Grundy 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 Missouri Counties.<br>
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Daviess_County,_Missouri|Daviess]]
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*[[Daviess County, Missouri|Daviess]]  
*[[Harrison_County,_Missouri|Harrison]]
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*[[Harrison County, Missouri|Harrison]]  
*[[Linn_County,_Missouri|Linn]]
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*[[Linn County, Missouri|Linn]]  
*[[Livingston_County,_Missouri|Livingston]]
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*[[Livingston County, Missouri|Livingston]]  
*[[Mercer_County,_Missouri|Mercer]]
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*[[Mercer County, Missouri|Mercer]]  
*[[Sullivan_County,_Missouri|Sullivan]]
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*[[Sullivan County, Missouri|Sullivan]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://books.google.com/books?id=Bn0UAAAAYAAJ ''The History of Grundy County, Missouri an encyclopedia of useful information, and a compendium...''] (1881) is available online free from Google Books.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Grundy_County Grundy 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 Grundy County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
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*The [http://chillicothe.newspaperarchive.com Archives of The Chillicothe Constitution Tribune] (1889-2009) provides free access to their newspapers online. Their newspapers covered local news that included residents from Grundy County communities.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== 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<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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=203062&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Grundy&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Grundy|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 21:56, 15 March 2013

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Guide to Grundy County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records



Grundy County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 29, 1841
County Seat Trenton
Courthouse
Address Grundy County Courthouse
700 Main Street
Trenton, MO 64683
Phone: 660.359.6305
Grundy County Website


County Courthouse


County Clerk has birth and death records 1881-1890;
County Recorder has marriage, divorce and land records;
Probate office has probate records[1]

History

Felix Grundy.JPG

The county is named after U.S. Attorney General Felix Grundy (1777-1840).[2]

Parent County

1841--Grundy County was created 29 January 1841 from Livingston County. County seat: Trenton [3]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

The History of Grundy County, Missouri an encyclopedia of useful information, and a compendium... (1881) is available online free from Google Books.

Maps

Military

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), Grundy County, Missouri. Page 400 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Felix Grundy," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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