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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Howell_County,_Missouri|Howell County]]''
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Guide to '''Howell 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 = Howell County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1857
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| seat = West Plains
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| building address = Howell County Courthouse<br>County Courthouse Square<br>West Plains, MO 65775<br>Phone: 417.256.2591<br>[http://www.howellcounty.net/ '''Howell County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth records 1883-1895 and death records 1883-1893; <br>Circuit Clerk and Recorder Deeds has marriage, divorce, court and land&nbsp;<br>land records; Associate Circuit Court has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Howell 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  ====
  
'''1857--'''Howell County was created from [[Oregon_County,_Missouri|Oregon]] and [[Ozark_County,_Missouri|Ozark]] Counties. '''County seat:''' West Plains <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1857--'''Howell County was created from [[Oregon County, Missouri|Oregon]] and [[Ozark County, Missouri|Ozark]] Counties. '''County seat:''' West Plains <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 Howell 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  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Douglas_County,_Missouri|Douglas]]
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*<font color="#000000">[[Baxter County, Arkansas|Baxter&nbsp;County, Arkansas]]</font>
*[[Fulton_County,_Arkansas|Fulton County, Arkansas]]
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*[[Douglas County, Missouri|Douglas]]  
*[[Oregon_County,_Missouri|Oregon]]
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*[[Fulton County, Arkansas|Fulton County, Arkansas]]  
*[[Ozark_County,_Missouri|Ozark]]
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*[[Oregon County, Missouri|Oregon]]  
*[[Shannon_County,_Missouri|Shannon]]
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*[[Ozark County, Missouri|Ozark]]  
*[[Texas_County,_Missouri|Texas]]
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*[[Shannon County, Missouri|Shannon]]  
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*[[Texas County, Missouri|Texas]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=61830 Gill Cemetery, Mountain View] BillionGraves
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=62882 New Salem Cemetery, Mountain View] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://books.google.com/books?id=7sx0SrpSQdsC ''A history of southern Missouri and northern Arkansas being an account of the early settlements, the Civil War, the Ku-Klux, and times of peace''] (1907) by William Monks a resident of Howell County is available free online from Google Books.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Howell_County Howell 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 Howell County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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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  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[West Plains Missouri Family History Center]]
  
 
== 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=203099&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Howell&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Howell|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 21:50, 15 March 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png Howell County

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

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Online Records



Howell County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1857
County Seat West Plains
Courthouse
Address Howell County Courthouse
County Courthouse Square
West Plains, MO 65775
Phone: 417.256.2591
Howell County Website


County Courthouse

 

County Clerk has birth records 1883-1895 and death records 1883-1893;
Circuit Clerk and Recorder Deeds has marriage, divorce, court and land 
land records; Associate Circuit Court has probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1857--Howell County was created from Oregon and Ozark Counties. County seat: West Plains [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

A history of southern Missouri and northern Arkansas being an account of the early settlements, the Civil War, the Ku-Klux, and times of peace (1907) by William Monks a resident of Howell County is available free online 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), Howell 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).
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