Hickory County, Missouri Genealogy

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 United States  > Missouri > Hickory County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1845--Hickory County was created 14 February 1845 from Benton and Polk Counties. County seat: Hermitage [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

http://hickory.mogenweb.org/album/hchs.htm: Hickory County Historical Society. A new and expanded (including some cemeteries in neighboring counties) Cemetery Directory of Hickory County, Missouri [Revised Edition] was published in 2005 by the Greene County Archives & Records Center. It can be purchased for $25.00 at the Hickory County Museum, the Hickory County Library, or The Index office in Hermitage. For mail orders, please send a check for $30.00 to Hickory County Historical Society, P. O. Box 248, Hermitage, MO 65668.

http://www.looktothepast.com: Click on "Cemetery Transcriptions", scroll down to Hickory County.

Church

Court

www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/county/hickory.pdf

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

http://hickory.mogenweb.org/album/hchs.htm: Available as a fundraiser for the Historical Society is a CD containing transcriptions of marriage licenses issued in Hickory County from 1872 through 1945. This CD contains 8 separate files in MS Word format, one for each of the county's extant marriage books. It is available for $18 ($15 going to the Historical Society) from Ginger Donohue, ashrynat@yahoo.com, or R 2 Box 2095A, Hermitage, MO 65668-9524.

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).