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== County Courthouse<br>  ==
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[http://www.lacledecountymissouri.org/clerk/ Knox County Courthouse]<br>107 N 4th Street<br>Edina, MO 63537<br>Phone: 660.397.2184&nbsp;<br><br>County Recorder has marriage, divorce, land records <br>Associate Circuit&nbsp;Judge has probate and&nbsp;court&nbsp;recorder;<br>Hisorical Society in Courthouse has birth and death<br>records 1883-1890<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Knox County, Missouri. Page 401 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==  ==
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[[Image:Henry Knox.JPG|thumb|right|400px|Henry Knox.JPG]]
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The county is named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox General Henry Knox] (1750-1806), Revolutionary War hero, and the nation's first Secretary of War.<ref>"Henry Knox," Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox.</ref>
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1845--'''Knox County was created 14 February 1845&nbsp;from [[Scotland County, Missouri|Scotland]] County. '''County seat:''' Edina <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Knox County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== 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.
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Adair County, Missouri|Adair]]
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*[[Clark County, Missouri|Clark]]
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*[[Lewis County, Missouri|Lewis]]
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*[[Macon County, Missouri|Macon]]
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*[[Scotland County, Missouri|Scotland]]
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*[[Shelby County, Missouri|Shelby]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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*Interactive map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Knox_County Knox County townships] (Histopolis)
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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 Knox County.
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==== Military  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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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.
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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]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Knox|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
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Revision as of 19:52, 31 December 2012

Template:Missouri-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png Knox County


Hand and keyboard.jpg Missouri
Online Records


County Courthouse

Knox County Courthouse
107 N 4th Street
Edina, MO 63537
Phone: 660.397.2184 

County Recorder has marriage, divorce, land records
Associate Circuit Judge has probate and court recorder;
Hisorical Society in Courthouse has birth and death
records 1883-1890[1]

History

Henry Knox.JPG

The county is named for General Henry Knox (1750-1806), Revolutionary War hero, and the nation's first Secretary of War.[2]

Parent County

1845--Knox County was created 14 February 1845 from Scotland County. County seat: Edina [3]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

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), Knox County, Missouri. Page 401 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Henry Knox," Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).