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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.jococourthouse.com/ Johnson County Courthouse]<br>300 N Holden Street<br>Warrensburg, MO 64093<br>Phone: 660.747.6161&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1893;<br>Recorder of Deeds has marriage and land records<br>from 1835; Clerk Circuit Court&nbsp;has divorce and court<br>records from late 1860’s; Probate Judge has probate<br>records from mid-1800’s<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Johnson 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  ====
  
Johnson County was created in 1834 from Lafayette County.
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'''1834--'''Johnson County was created 13 December 1834&nbsp;from [[Lafayette County, Missouri|Lafayette]] County. '''County seat:''' Warrensburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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See an interactive map of Johnson County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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== 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  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Cass County, Missouri|Cass]]
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*[[Henry County, Missouri|Henry]]
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*[[Jackson County, Missouri|Jackson]]
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*[[Lafayette County, Missouri|Lafayette]]
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*[[Pettis County, Missouri|Pettis]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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BillionGraves:
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=39983 Johnson County Memorial Gardens, Overland Park]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158883 Knob Noster Cemetery, Washington]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158990 Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Warrensburg]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158786 Mt. Zion Cemetery, Grover]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=63340 Roop Cemetery, Warrensburg]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=63762 Sunset Hill Cemetery, Warrensburg]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=63769 Sutton Cemetery, Warrensburg]
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Johnson_County Johnson 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 Johnson County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
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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=26324 Sedalia newspapers] from the late 1800's and early 1900's that sometimes included Johnson County residents.<br>
  
 
==== 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  ==
  
 
== 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+Johnson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 19:57, 31 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Johnson County Courthouse
300 N Holden Street
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.747.6161 

County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1893;
Recorder of Deeds has marriage and land records
from 1835; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court
records from late 1860’s; Probate Judge has probate
records from mid-1800’s[1]

History

Parent County

1834--Johnson County was created 13 December 1834 from Lafayette County. County seat: Warrensburg [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of Johnson County townships (Histopolis)

The University of Missouri Digital Library has digital copies of Missouri county plat books (ca. 1930) for all Missouri counties including Johnson County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.

Military

Newspapers

Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has Sedalia newspapers from the late 1800's and early 1900's that sometimes included Johnson County residents.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Johnson 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).