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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Howard_County,_Missouri|Howard County]]''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
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| county = Howard County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1816
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| founded date = January 13
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| seat = Fayette
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| building address = Howard County Courthouse<br>#1 Courthouse Square<br>Fayette, MO 65248<br>Phone: 660.248.2284<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Howard-County-Missouri-Courts.htm '''Howard County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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<br>Clerk Circuit Court has birth recordsc 1870-1955, <br>marriage and court records from 1870, land and burial<br>records&nbsp;from 1820, military and divorce records from 1900; <br>Probate Court has probate records from 1835; County<br>Health Nurse has death records from 1870<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Howard 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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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Howard 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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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Howard_County Howard 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 Howard County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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===== Civil War Battle  =====
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The following Civil War Battle was fought in Howard County
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*October 15, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo022.htm Glasgow]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo022.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 15 August 2012)</ref>
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[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/MOmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Missouri
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
[http://www.gonewestpublications.com/books.html Gone West Publications] has on-line indices of central Missouri newspapers. Follow the link and click on the book or books that interest you most.  
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=18996 Moberly newspapers] from the early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Howard County communities.<br>
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*''Missouri Intelligencer'', 1819-1835 (Franklin, Howard County, Missouri) Searchable online at the State Historical Society of Missouri’s Digital Collections, [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=36cfb97e581bb6922283524a7cd15de7;page=index;c=catalogic;g=shs Index to Selected Missouri Newspapers].
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== 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=203096&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Howard&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Howard|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 02:11, 27 February 2013

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Online Records



Howard County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 13, 1816
County Seat Fayette
Courthouse
Address Howard County Courthouse
#1 Courthouse Square
Fayette, MO 65248
Phone: 660.248.2284
Howard County Website


County Courthouse


Clerk Circuit Court has birth recordsc 1870-1955,
marriage and court records from 1870, land and burial
records from 1820, military and divorce records from 1900;
Probate Court has probate records from 1835; County
Health Nurse has death records from 1870[1]

History

Parent County

1816--Howard County was created 13 January 1816 from St. Charles and St. Louis Counties. County seat: Fayette [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Howard County

Map showing Civil War battles in Missouri

Newspapers

  • Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has Moberly newspapers from the early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Howard County communities.
  • Missouri Intelligencer, 1819-1835 (Franklin, Howard County, Missouri) Searchable online at the State Historical Society of Missouri’s Digital Collections, Index to Selected Missouri 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), Howard 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. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August 2012)