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{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Missouri|Missouri]]&nbsp;&gt; Harrison County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Harrison_County,_Missouri|Harrison County]]''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Harrison 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 = Harrison County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1845
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| founded date = February 14
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| seat = Bethany
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| building address = Harrison County Courthouse<br>1500 Central Street<br>Bethany, MO 64424<br>Phone: 660.425.6424<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Harrison-County-Missouri-Courts.htm '''Harrison County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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<br>&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has some birth records 1883-1893; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has&nbsp;marriage and divorce records<br>from 1845; Probate Judge has probate records&nbsp;from 1853<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harrison 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  ====
  
Harrison County was created in 1845 from Daviess County.
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'''1845--'''Harrison County was created 14 February 1845&nbsp;from [[Daviess County, Missouri|Daviess]] County. '''County seat:''' Bethany <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 Harrison 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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*[[Daviess County, Missouri|Daviess]]
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*[[Decatur County, Iowa|Decatur County, Iowa]]
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*[[Gentry County, Missouri|Gentry]]
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*[[Grundy County, Missouri|Grundy]]
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*[[Mercer County, Missouri|Mercer]]
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*[[Ringgold County, Iowa|Ringgold County, Iowa]]
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*[[Worth County, Missouri|Worth]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Harrison_County Harrison 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 Harrison County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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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>
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moharris/hcgen.html Harrison County, MO Genealogical Society]<br>
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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=203068&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Harrison&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~moharris/ Harrison county, Missouri ]USGenWeb.<br>
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Harrison|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 21:49, 15 March 2013

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

Hand and keyboard.jpg Missouri
Online Records



Harrison County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 14, 1845
County Seat Bethany
Courthouse
Address Harrison County Courthouse
1500 Central Street
Bethany, MO 64424
Phone: 660.425.6424
Harrison County Website


County Courthouse


 

County Clerk has some birth records 1883-1893;
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage and divorce records
from 1845; Probate Judge has probate records from 1853[1]

History

Parent County

1845--Harrison County was created 14 February 1845 from Daviess County. County seat: Bethany [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

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), Harrison 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).


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