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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Knox_County,_Missouri|Knox County]]''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Knox 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 = Knox County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1845
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| founded date = February 14
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| seat = Edina
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| building address = Knox County Courthouse<br>107 N 4th Street<br>Edina, MO 63537<br>Phone: 660.397.2184<br>[http://www.knoxcountymo.org '''Knox County Website'''] }}
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== County Courthouse<br> ==
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<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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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[[Image:Henry Knox.JPG|thumb|right|200px|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>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1845--'''Knox County was created from 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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'''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>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Record Loss ====
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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 ====
  
 
== 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.
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== 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]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== 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.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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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.
  
 
== 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=203165&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Knox&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Knox|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 21:36, 15 March 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png Knox County

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

Hand and keyboard.jpg Missouri
Online Records



Knox County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 14, 1845
County Seat Edina
Courthouse
Address Knox County Courthouse
107 N 4th Street
Edina, MO 63537
Phone: 660.397.2184
Knox County Website


County Courthouse



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).
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