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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Holt_County,_Missouri|Holt County]]''<br>  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Holt 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 = Holt County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1841
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| founded date = 29 February
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| seat = Oregon
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| building address = Holt County Courthouse<br>100 W Nodaway Street<br>Oregon, MO 64473<br>Phone: 660.446.3303<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Holt-County-Missouri-Courts.htm '''Holt County Website'''] }}
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== County Courthouse <br> ==
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<br><br>County Clerk has incomplete birth and death records 1883-1893, <br>marriage, divorce, land records&nbsp;from 1841; Clerk Circuit Court<br>has court records 1841; Probate &nbsp;Judge has probate records from 1849<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Holt County, Missouri. Page 401 {{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  ====
  
Holt County was created in 1841 after the Platte Purchase.
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'''1841--'''Holt County was created 29 January 1841 from the Platte Purchase. '''County seat:''' Oregon <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 Holt 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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*[[Andrew County, Missouri|Andrew]]
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*[[Atchison County, Missouri|Atchison]]
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*[[Doniphan County, Kansas|Doniphan County, Kansas]]
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*[[Nemaha County, Nebraska|Nemaha County, Nebraska]]
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*[[Nodaway County, Missouri|Nodaway]]
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*[[Richardson County, Nebraska|Richardson County, Nebraska]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=64851 Mount Hope Cemetery, Mound City] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Holt_County Holt 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 Holt County.<br>
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==== Migration  ====
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri_River Missouri River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''Oregon National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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''[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn90061417/ The Holt County sentinel]''. (Oregon, Mo.) Nearly 2,000 issues between 1880 and 1921 have been digitized and are fully searchable online at the Library of Congress, [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ Chronicling America] website.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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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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==== 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.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Holt|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
[[Category:Holt_County,_Missouri]]
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Revision as of 21:50, 15 March 2013

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

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Online Records



Holt County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 29 February, 1841
County Seat Oregon
Courthouse
Address Holt County Courthouse
100 W Nodaway Street
Oregon, MO 64473
Phone: 660.446.3303
Holt County Website


County Courthouse



County Clerk has incomplete birth and death records 1883-1893,
marriage, divorce, land records from 1841; Clerk Circuit Court
has court records 1841; Probate  Judge has probate records from 1849[1]

History

Parent County

1841--Holt County was created 29 January 1841 from the Platte Purchase. County seat: Oregon [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps


Migration

Early migration routes to and from Holt County, Missouri Genealogy for European settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

The Holt County sentinel. (Oregon, Mo.) Nearly 2,000 issues between 1880 and 1921 have been digitized and are fully searchable online at the Library of Congress, Chronicling America website.

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), Holt County, Missouri. Page 401 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. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
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